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Broood@ Vin Quatre (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Beowulf - Dragonsmoke StoutExceptional1
Beowulf - Strong MildExceptional1
Oakham - Midnight MildExcellent1
North Riding Brew Pub / Totally Brewed Collaboration - A Slap Up North IPAExcellent1
Oakham - 12 MonkeysExcellent1
Keltek - Even KeelExcellent1
Oakham - Khyber PassExcellent1
Kelham Island - Maggie MayExcellent1
Ossett - (Real Ale) Revolution I.P.AExcellent1
Elland - Grateful DeafExcellent1
Country Life - Pot WallopGood1
Lenton Lane - Gambler Best BitterGood1
Blindmans - Mine BeerGood1
Abbeydale - Dark MatterGood1
Newmans - Mendip MammouthGood1
Abbeydale - Dr Morton's Hare StraightenerAcceptable1
Hoggleys - Reservoir HogsAcceptable1
Oakham - Bishops FarewellNot Tried0
Leatherbritches - GoldingsNot Tried0
Leatherbritches - Dr. JohnsonNot Tried0
Leatherbritches - Hairy HelmetNot Tried0
Glentworth - Spring DreamsNot Tried0
Oakham - JHBNot Tried0
Beowulf - Finn's Hall PorterNot Tried0
Derby - Business as UsualNot Tried0
Acorn - Yorkshire PrideNot Tried0
Ossett - Millbridge MildNot Tried0
Belvoir - Old Dalby AleNot Tried0
Belvoir - Star BitterNot Tried0
Six Bells - MayflowerNot Tried0
Oakham - Endless SummerNot Tried0
Oakham - OblivionNot Tried0
Belvoir - Star MildNot Tried0
Oakham - InfernoNot Tried0
Abbeydale - BrimstoneNot Tried0
Belvoir - Peacock's GloryNot Tried0
Ossett - Silver KingNot Tried0
Oakham - Helter SkelterNot Tried0
Acorn - WoodstockNot Tried0
Atomic - BombNot Tried0
First Chop Brewing Arm - AVANot Tried0
Tyne Bank - Simcoe Dollar Not Tried0
Brampton - StoutNot Tried0
XT Brewing - Animal Brewing Lion London PorterNot Tried0
Furnace - BrowntownNot Tried0
Picture 1. Broood@ Vin Quatre, Leicester, Leicestershire

Visits Details

01 Jul 2017 (Stu)
BeerABVScoreNotes
North Riding Brew Pub / Totally Brewed Collaboration - A Slap Up North IPA6.20Excellent
Lenton Lane - Gambler Best Bitter4.70Good
First Chop Brewing Arm - AVA3.50Not Tried
Tyne Bank - Simcoe Dollar 5.00Not Tried
Brampton - Stout4.50Not Tried
XT Brewing - Animal Brewing Lion London Porter4.60Not Tried
Furnace - Browntown4.30Not Tried
12 Apr 2015 (Stu)
Now called Sloanes serving no real ale.
BeerABVScoreNotes
22 Jan 2010 (Andrew)
To the best of our knowledge this pub is now shut. Please contact us if this is not the case.
BeerABVScoreNotes
21 Aug 2009 (Stu)
Found out the pub is closing next week.But some of the management team are opening another close by.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Blindmans - Mine Beer4.20GoodCopper coloured,sweet biscuit/caramel malt taste,slight dry malt finish.
Newmans - Mendip Mammouth4.30GoodAmber in colour,a sweet malt taste with some peach flavours.
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Oakham - Bishops Farewell4.60Not Tried
Ossett - Silver King4.30Not Tried
Oakham - Helter Skelter5.00Not Tried
Beowulf - Dragonsmoke Stout4.70Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Dr. Johnson4.00Not Tried
Acorn - Woodstock4.20Not Tried
Atomic - Bomb5.20Not Tried
31 Jul 2009 (Stu)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Beowulf - Dragonsmoke Stout4.70ExceptionalBlack stout in top form,Smokey chocolate flavour with a bitter finish.
Abbeydale - Dr Morton's Hare Straightener4.30AcceptableGold in colour,light citrus hop floral flavour.
Hoggleys - Reservoir Hogs4.30AcceptableA copper coloured ale,with a dry biscuit malt/Nutty taste.
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Belvoir - Star Mild3.40Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Goldings3.60Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Hairy Helmet4.70Not Tried
Oakham - Inferno4.00Not Tried
Abbeydale - Brimstone3.90Not Tried
Belvoir - Peacock's Glory4.70Not Tried
24 Jul 2009 (Stu)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - Khyber Pass5.50ExcellentDark copper in colour,spicy hop taste with a hint of oranges.long dry hop finish.
Elland - Grateful Deaf5.20ExcellentPale amber in colour,with a citrus grapefruit taste and a long finish.
Abbeydale - Dark Matter3.60GoodDark brown in colour,light chocolate malty taste with a bitter finish.
Oakham - Bishops Farewell4.60Not Tried
Beowulf - Dragonsmoke Stout4.70Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Goldings3.60Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Hairy Helmet4.70Not Tried
Oakham - Oblivion5.70Not Tried
19 Jun 2009 (Stu)
busy early evening
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - 12 Monkeys4.80ExcellentGolden in colour, with a crisp lemon citrus bitterness which leads to a long dry finish. A typical Oakham Ale.
Oakham - Bishops Farewell4.60Not Tried
Belvoir - Old Dalby Ale5.10Not Tried
Belvoir - Star Bitter3.90Not Tried
Beowulf - Dragonsmoke Stout4.70Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Goldings3.60Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Hairy Helmet4.70Not Tried
Six Bells - Mayflower4.30Not Tried
Oakham - Endless Summer3.40Not Tried
05 Jun 2009 (Stu)
Busy Saturday afternoon.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - Midnight Mild4.00ExcellentDark brown in colour. coffee flavour with hints of roast malts and a sweet hop background,and a hoppy finish.
Country Life - Pot Wallop4.40GoodA golden beer with a rather thin body,sweet flowery soft fruit taste,leading to a light bitter finish.
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Oakham - Bishops Farewell4.60Not Tried
Beowulf - Finn's Hall Porter4.70Not Tried
Derby - Business as Usual4.40Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Goldings3.60Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Hairy Helmet4.70Not Tried
Acorn - Yorkshire Pride3.70Not Tried
Ossett - Millbridge Mild3.70Not Tried
29 May 2009 (Stu)
busy early evening.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kelham Island - Maggie May4.70ExcellentAmber in colour with a sweet spicy and floral flavour.
Ossett - (Real Ale) Revolution I.P.A4.50ExcellentGold in colour with a lemon citrus taste and bitter finish.
Oakham - Bishops Farewell4.60Not Tried
Beowulf - Dragonsmoke Stout4.70Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Hairy Helmet4.70Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Dr. Johnson4.00Not Tried
Glentworth - Spring Dreams4.20Not Tried
15 May 2009 (Stu)
Nipped in after work for a couple of quick ones,quite busy.Also had 2 Fernandes and 2 Salamander Beers that i forgot to take note off.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Beowulf - Strong Mild7.40ExceptionalDark brown ale with a rich and fruity port taste.
Keltek - Even Keel3.40ExcellentAmber ale, fruity berry taste with tangerine and a gentle bitterness.Unusually tasty for a lower gravity beer.
Oakham - Bishops Farewell4.60Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Goldings3.60Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Dr. Johnson4.00Not Tried

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About the Broood@ Vin Quatre

The pub sign. Broood@ Vin Quatre, Leicester, Leicestershire

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional5
Excellent25
Good21
Acceptable8
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 6RL.

Previously called Vin Quatre, Out of the Vaults and Sloanes, now newly (2016) refurbished and a welcome return to real ale, from this long narrow basic town centre pub. Now serving 7 ales all from micro-breweries.

We have visited this pub 22 times, seen 115 different beers and tried 57 of them.

Map location

Postcode: LE1 6RL