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Wye Valley HPA (Hereford Pale Ale)

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The BullWoolwich, Greater London10 Jun 2022
The WellingtonBirmingham, West Midlands10 Sep 2021
Swan HotelBrewood, Staffordshire26 Jun 2021
The Three StirrupsBrewood, Staffordshire26 Jun 2021
The Green DragonLittle Stretton, Shropshire21 Sep 2020
The LyndhurstReading, Berkshire08 Sep 2020
The Anchor InnWingham, Kent03 Sep 2019
The Robin HoodMonmouth, Gwent08 Jun 2019
The Queens Head InnMonmouth, Gwent08 Jun 2019
The PosadaWolverhampton, West Midlands13 May 2019
The Royal HotelRoss-on-Wye, Herefordshire18 Apr 2019
The Saracens HeadSymonds Yat, Herefordshire17 Apr 2019
Three TunsChepstow, Gwent16 Apr 2019
Boat InnPenallt, Gwent14 Apr 2019
The Anchor InnTintern, Gwent14 Apr 2019
Old Road TavernChippenham, Wiltshire12 Apr 2019
Bush InnLower Gornal, West Midlands14 Mar 2019
Bell InnBrackley, Northamptonshire23 Feb 2019
The Kemble Brewery InnCheltenham, Gloucestershire14 Apr 2018
The Pear TreeFulham, Greater London10 Apr 2018
The Lemon TreeCharing Cross, Central London10 Feb 2018
The Prince of WalesBirmingham, West Midlands17 Jan 2017
The Queens ArmsBirmingham, West Midlands16 Jan 2017
The BohemianDeal, Kent26 Nov 2016
Harp InnOld Radnor, Powys16 Oct 2016
UnicornLudlow, Shropshire15 Oct 2016
Town of RamsgateWapping, Greater London01 Jun 2016
Seven StarsBristol, Avon15 Dec 2015
Boot InnOrleton, Herefordshire19 Sep 2015
Church InnLudlow, Shropshire19 Sep 2015
The BarrelsHereford, Herefordshire18 Sep 2015
Hog's HeadWolverhampton, West Midlands30 Jul 2015
The Royal Oak (The Tiddly)Ellerdine Heath, Shropshire03 Jul 2015
Turks HeadAlcester, Warwickshire15 Jun 2015
The Mug House InnBewdley, Worcestershire15 Jun 2015
Affcot LodgeUpper Affcot, Shropshire14 Jun 2015
The ForestDorridge, West Midlands13 Jan 2015
Ye Olde Black BoyKingston upon Hull, East Yorkshire02 Dec 2014
The Weavers Real Ale HouseKidderminster, Worcestershire02 Oct 2014
The Lord ClifdenHockley, Birmingham, West Midlands14 Jul 2014
Weavers at Park LaneKidderminster, Worcestershire28 Jun 2014
The ChinditWolverhampton, West Midlands20 May 2014
The Horse & JockeyLichfield, Staffordshire03 May 2014
The Phoenix TavernFaversham, Kent25 Mar 2014
Plough & HarrowStourbridge, West Midlands22 Aug 2013
AnnexeBristol, Avon06 Jun 2013
Wildmoor OakWildmoor, Worcestershire16 May 2013
Spooner's BarPorthmadog, Gwynedd06 May 2013
Admiral BenbowShrewsbury, Shropshire09 Mar 2013
CottageThorpe St Andrew, Norfolk03 Nov 2012
Pelican InnGloucester, Gloucestershire03 Nov 2012
Black Horse & HoodensBorough Green, Kent10 Sep 2012
General HavelockHastings, East Sussex22 Jun 2012
The Bridge End InnRuabon, Denbighshire25 Mar 2012
New Inn (formerly Old Courthouse)Westfield, East Sussex31 Dec 2011
Cheshire CheeseCity, Central London21 Oct 2010
The White Lion InnBridgnorth, Shropshire18 Sep 2010
Golden Lion InnBridgnorth, Shropshire18 Sep 2010
Robin HoodBlue Bell Hill, Kent26 Jun 2010
The Crown InnWoolhope, Herefordshire02 May 2010
The Bush InnWorcester, Worcestershire07 Nov 2009
The RetreatReading, Berkshire15 Aug 2009
The AngelRainham, Kent03 Jul 2009
The Coach & HorsesShrewsbury, Shropshire27 Apr 2009
The PhoenixCanterbury, Kent30 Jul 2008
Battersea Beer Festival 2007Battersea, Greater London08 Feb 2007

Tasting Summary

These comments are the opinion of the individual reviewer and represent what they thought of the beer on a particular day in a particular pub. If a review is less favourable, it may be because the beer suffered somewhere in the supply chain between them and the brewery.

The Bull, Woolwich, Greater London

Philip PirripPoor10 Jun 2022 Stale, sourish and with apple flavours
Philip PirripExcellent11 Mar 2022 Very light in colour but good bitterness
Philip PirripExcellent19 Nov 2014 Perfectly clear and in excellent condition

The Wellington, Birmingham, West Midlands

Magnus GreelNot Tried10 Sep 2021
Stephen HarrisNot Tried01 Jan 2020
Philip PirripNot Tried15 Jul 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried15 Jul 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried09 Jun 2014
MickNot Tried15 Apr 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried24 Mar 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried24 Mar 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried22 Jan 2014
Stephen HarrisNot Tried07 Sep 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried22 Apr 2013
AndrewNot Tried11 Mar 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried11 Feb 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried28 Jan 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried30 May 2012
Philip PirripNot Tried21 May 2012
Stephen HarrisNot Tried28 Apr 2012
Philip PirripNot Tried20 Apr 2012
AlenomoreNot Tried18 Sep 2010
ChrisENot Tried29 Jan 2010

Swan Hotel, Brewood, Staffordshire

Jack WilliamNot Tried26 Jun 2021

The Three Stirrups, Brewood, Staffordshire

Jack WilliamExcellent26 Jun 2021 Gorgeous.

The Green Dragon, Little Stretton, Shropshire

Jack WilliamGood21 Sep 2020 Nice enough but a little warm.

The Lyndhurst, Reading, Berkshire

Magnus GreelExcellent08 Sep 2020 In superb condition I had to have another just to make sure

The Anchor Inn, Wingham, Kent

Jack WilliamGood03 Sep 2019 Refreshing and in good condition - but very pale - a few more hops wouldn’t have gone amiss.

The Robin Hood, Monmouth, Gwent

Magnus GreelGood08 Jun 2019 Soft citrus and slightly chilled

The Queens Head Inn, Monmouth, Gwent

Magnus GreelGood08 Jun 2019
AndrewNot Tried13 Apr 2019

The Posada, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Philip PirripGood13 May 2019 Thin gruel
ChrisEGood28 Jul 2018

The Royal Hotel, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire

AndrewAcceptable18 Apr 2019 A bit lack lustre

The Saracens Head, Symonds Yat, Herefordshire

AndrewNot Tried17 Apr 2019

Three Tuns, Chepstow, Gwent

AndrewNot Tried16 Apr 2019

Boat Inn, Penallt, Gwent

AndrewExcellent14 Apr 2019 Gravity served. Soft and fruity. Really very nice. Maybe gravity suits this beer

The Anchor Inn, Tintern, Gwent

AndrewNot Tried14 Apr 2019

Old Road Tavern, Chippenham, Wiltshire

AndrewNot Tried12 Apr 2019
Philip PirripGood24 Jun 2015 Apparently the biggest seller here

Bush Inn, Lower Gornal, West Midlands

Magnus GreelGood14 Mar 2019 Citrus hop aroma leading to a balanced bitter finish

Bell Inn, Brackley, Northamptonshire

Stephen HarrisAcceptable23 Feb 2019 Very pale gold. Slightly sweet. Inoffensive.

The Kemble Brewery Inn, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

AndrewNot Tried14 Apr 2018

The Pear Tree, Fulham, Greater London

Jack WilliamAcceptable10 Apr 2018 Rather insipid.
Jack WilliamAcceptable06 Mar 2018 Bit thin.

The Lemon Tree, Charing Cross, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried10 Feb 2018

The Prince of Wales, Birmingham, West Midlands

AndrewNot Tried17 Jan 2017

The Queens Arms, Birmingham, West Midlands

AndrewNot Tried16 Jan 2017

The Bohemian, Deal, Kent

AndrewNot Tried26 Nov 2016

Harp Inn, Old Radnor, Powys

WittendenExcellent16 Oct 2016 Pale with a bit of citrus:mellow.

Unicorn, Ludlow, Shropshire

WittendenNot Tried15 Oct 2016

Town of Ramsgate, Wapping, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried01 Jun 2016

Seven Stars, Bristol, Avon

Philip PirripNot Tried15 Dec 2015

Boot Inn, Orleton, Herefordshire

HSBNot Tried19 Sep 2015

Church Inn, Ludlow, Shropshire

HSBNot Tried19 Sep 2015

The Barrels, Hereford, Herefordshire

HSBAcceptable18 Sep 2015 Unimpressive
VulthoomExcellent11 Mar 2009 Light straw yellow colour. Good head. Lightly hopped. Very drinkable - would make a good light barbecue beer on a sunny day.

Hog's Head, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

HSBNot Tried30 Jul 2015

The Royal Oak (The Tiddly), Ellerdine Heath, Shropshire

ChrisENot Tried03 Jul 2015

Turks Head, Alcester, Warwickshire

HSBAcceptable15 Jun 2015 This beer is almost tasteless.

The Mug House Inn, Bewdley, Worcestershire

HSBNot Tried15 Jun 2015

Affcot Lodge, Upper Affcot, Shropshire

HSBAcceptable14 Jun 2015

The Forest, Dorridge, West Midlands

ChrisEAcceptable13 Jan 2015 Very pale with a tight white head, and those unpleasant bubbles that can appear on the side of the glass. I don't think this pint was quite right.

Ye Olde Black Boy, Kingston upon Hull, East Yorkshire

MickNot Tried02 Dec 2014

The Weavers Real Ale House, Kidderminster, Worcestershire

Magnus GreelExcellent02 Oct 2014 Flowery and refreshing

The Lord Clifden, Hockley, Birmingham, West Midlands

Philip PirripNot Tried14 Jul 2014
Stephen HarrisNot Tried07 Sep 2013

Weavers at Park Lane, Kidderminster, Worcestershire

Magnus GreelGood28 Jun 2014 Golden ale with a strong cream soda nose and a bitter finish

The Chindit, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

AndrewNot Tried20 May 2014

The Horse & Jockey, Lichfield, Staffordshire

StuNot Tried03 May 2014
Stephen HarrisNot Tried20 Oct 2012

The Phoenix Tavern, Faversham, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried25 Mar 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried01 Aug 2013

Plough & Harrow, Stourbridge, West Midlands

ChrisENot Tried22 Aug 2013

Annexe, Bristol, Avon

Stephen HarrisNot Tried06 Jun 2013

Wildmoor Oak, Wildmoor, Worcestershire

Nick WillisNot Tried16 May 2013

Spooner's Bar, Porthmadog, Gwynedd

RayNot Tried06 May 2013
RayNot Tried26 May 2012
RayAcceptable19 May 2012 Thin but improving as the cask emptied.
RayAcceptable06 May 2012 Thin.
RayAcceptable15 Apr 2012 Typically HPA - light in colour, thin in body and flavour.
RayNot Tried01 Apr 2012
RayGood25 Mar 2012 Needs more..... everything.
RayNot Tried26 Feb 2012
RayAcceptable12 Feb 2012 Very pale. Thin body and flavour. Refreshing but really needs more of everything.
RayAcceptable22 Jan 2012 Always found this a bit thin. No exception tonight. More a lager than a Pale Ale.
RayGood17 Jul 2011 Still think this could do with a bit more body. Selling quickly though.
RayGood15 Jul 2011 Very light in colour. Bitter but not very hoppy, bit thin in the mouth. Very much liked by the locals who cleared the cask in under 24hrs.

Admiral Benbow, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Stephen HarrisNot Tried09 Mar 2013

Cottage, Thorpe St Andrew, Norfolk

HSBAcceptable03 Nov 2012

Pelican Inn, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Stephen HarrisNot Tried03 Nov 2012

Black Horse & Hoodens, Borough Green, Kent

PedroExcellent10 Sep 2012
PedroExceptional04 Sep 2012
PedroExcellent10 Sep 2011
PedroExcellent06 Sep 2011 Super !
PedroExcellent28 Jun 2011 Very light ale !

General Havelock, Hastings, East Sussex

ChrisEExcellent22 Jun 2012

The Bridge End Inn, Ruabon, Denbighshire

Bear & Ragged StaffGood25 Mar 2012 What a superb pale ale, normally this would be excellent if not exceptional. This time though, I got a lemony citrus ending which detracted from the good work that had gone before. Still good.

New Inn (formerly Old Courthouse), Westfield, East Sussex

thebrewingmanExcellent31 Dec 2011 One of the palest pale ales I have seen.

Cheshire Cheese, City, Central London

AndrewGood21 Oct 2010 Fresh, slightly zingy. Good

The White Lion Inn, Bridgnorth, Shropshire

AlenomoreNot Tried18 Sep 2010

Golden Lion Inn, Bridgnorth, Shropshire

AlenomoreNot Tried18 Sep 2010

Robin Hood, Blue Bell Hill, Kent

AlenomoreNot Tried26 Jun 2010

The Crown Inn, Woolhope, Herefordshire

James TNot Tried02 May 2010

The Bush Inn, Worcester, Worcestershire

AndrewGood07 Nov 2009 Pale gold and a bit cold. Easy drinking stuff.

The Retreat, Reading, Berkshire

Martin the MildmanNot Tried15 Aug 2009

The Angel, Rainham, Kent

AndrewGood03 Jul 2009 Touch too much butteriness for me but in good condition and the sub-citrus hop was nice.

The Coach & Horses, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

StuNot Tried27 Apr 2009

The Phoenix, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewExcellent30 Jul 2008 Pale gold coloured beer. Excellent tea flavoured hops with some grassy flavours too. Interesting tangy sharpness there too. A very drinkable beer.

Battersea Beer Festival 2007, Battersea, Greater London

IanGood08 Feb 2007 Gold colour with thin white head. Decent citrus hop aroma. Decent in mouth, some more citrus. Bit of hay on aroma. Very decent gold/blond ale, ticks all the boxes. Some good citrus on the finish. Bit of tangerine.

Wye Valley HPA (Hereford Pale Ale)

4.00% ABV.

We have tried this beer 48 times.

We have given this beer an average score of Good to Excellent.

Other Wye Valley beers.