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The John Logie Baird (Wetherspoon)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Titanic - White Star (superseded by 4.5% version - see separate entry)Excellent1
Naylor's - Snow StormGood1
Banks's - Driftwood Pale AleGood1
Temperance Union - Ott SoftyGood1
King Beer (formerly W.J. King) - Horsham Best BitterGood1
Oakham - JHBNot Tried0
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
RCH - PG SteamNot Tried0
Purity - Pure UBUNot Tried0
Hook Norton - Special Dark MildNot Tried0
Weltons - Blackcurrant MildNot Tried0
Caledonian - Deuchars IPANot Tried0
Batemans - XXXBNot Tried0
JW Lees (see also Lees) - Game OnNot Tried0
Batemans - Black & White Not Tried0
Celt Experience (now brands are owned by Evans Evans) - Bleddyn 1075Not Tried0
King Beer (formerly W.J. King) - Lost KingdomNot Tried0
Daleside - Santa's ProgressNot Tried0
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Sudwerk InbetweenNot Tried0
Hook Norton - Ducato A.F.O. Not Tried0
Brains - SANot Tried0
Cotleigh - Snowy Winter AleNot Tried0
Goddards - Fuggle (or Fuggle Dee-Dum)Not Tried0
Picture 1. The John Logie Baird, Hastings, East Sussex

Visits Details

09 Oct 2016 (Alenomore)
Early lunchtime visit and a fair crowd in. Good range on, including upcoming festival ales.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Temperance Union - Ott Softy1.00Good
03 Jan 2016 (Stephen Harris)
Early lunchtime visit. It is a foul day of wind and rain and not many customers have yet ventured out.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Banks's - Driftwood Pale Ale5.00GoodA pretty decent, US-style Pale Ale.
Brains - SA4.20Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Cotleigh - Snowy Winter Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Goddards - Fuggle (or Fuggle Dee-Dum)4.80Not Tried
06 Dec 2015 (Stephen Harris)
Quick early evening pint whilst awaiting a delayed train back to London. Pub very quiet. There were a couple more so-called Christmas beers available whose names I did not note.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Naylor's - Snow Storm5.00GoodQuite a sharp malt and citrusy hops taste. Golden.
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Daleside - Santa's Progress4.20Not Tried
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Sudwerk Inbetween4.80Not Tried
Hook Norton - Ducato A.F.O. 5.40Not Tried
20 May 2014 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening. Lively friendly bar staff. Good to see an uncluttered bar with no Available soon or price pumpclip crowners.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Titanic - White Star (superseded by 4.5% version - see separate entry)4.80ExcellentFirst rate with good hop smack
Caledonian - Deuchars IPA3.80Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Batemans - XXXB4.50Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
JW Lees (see also Lees) - Game On4.20Not Tried
Batemans - Black & White 3.60Not Tried
Celt Experience (now brands are owned by Evans Evans) - Bleddyn 10755.60Not Tried
King Beer (formerly W.J. King) - Lost Kingdom5.20Not Tried
17 May 2014 (Stephen Harris)
An early visit for a not-particularly good lunch. Pub busy at noon.
BeerABVScoreNotes
King Beer (formerly W.J. King) - Horsham Best Bitter3.80GoodA brown, malty, Best Bitter.
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
RCH - PG Steam3.90Not Tried
Purity - Pure UBU4.50Not Tried
Hook Norton - Special Dark Mild4.60Not Tried
Weltons - Blackcurrant Mild5.00Not Tried

About The John Logie Baird

The pub sign. The John Logie Baird, Hastings, East Sussex

Summary of Beer Scores

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Excellent1
Good4
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Website.

The pub is found in Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1BE.

A large town centre Wetherspoon pub, which opened in former commercial premises in 2001. There is a small garden at the rear. 10 handpumps in 2 banks each of 5.

We have visited this pub 5 times, seen 25 different beers and tried 5 of them.

Map location

Postcode: TN34 1BE