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Acorn Barnsley Bitter

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
Ship InnLathom, Lancashire03 Aug 2021
Ring O' BellsHalifax, West Yorkshire05 Oct 2019
Tap EastStratford, Greater London04 Aug 2019
The HarpCharing Cross, Central London06 Jul 2019
The Commercial InnSowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire17 Jan 2019
Kelham Island TavernSheffield, South Yorkshire18 Dec 2018
George & DragonWentworth, South Yorkshire03 Aug 2018
Chesham ArmsHackney, Greater London15 May 2018
The River Ale HouseEast Greenwich, Greater London18 Mar 2018
Waters Green TavernMacclesfield, Cheshire19 Oct 2017
The Plough (a.k.a. The Little Plough)Doncaster, South Yorkshire24 Jul 2017
The BellWalthamstow, Greater London13 Mar 2017
The Coal HoleCharing Cross, Central London19 Nov 2016
Blue AnchorHammersmith, Greater London19 Nov 2016
Queens ArmsWalthamstow, Greater London18 Nov 2016
The New Cross TurnpikeWelling, Greater London17 Mar 2016
The Bell HotelNorwich, Norfolk16 Mar 2016
The Gate ClockGreenwich, Greater London15 Mar 2016
The Watch HouseLewisham, Greater London12 Mar 2016
Duke's HeadSomerleyton, Suffolk25 Apr 2015
Cask Pub & KitchenPimlico, Central London08 Jan 2015
Old No. 7Barnsley, South Yorkshire20 Dec 2014
The Masons ArmsYork, North Yorkshire13 Nov 2014
Craft Beer Co.Covent Garden, Central London22 Sep 2014
Three HorseshoesBentley, South Yorkshire31 Jul 2014
Anglers RetreatWintersett, West Yorkshire31 Jul 2014
North BarLeeds, West Yorkshire25 Mar 2014
The Firkin AlehouseFolkestone, Kent22 Feb 2014
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent07 Sep 2013
The Beer HallStaveley, Cumbria18 Jul 2013
Waltham Forest Sports & Social ClubWalthamstow, Greater London05 Jul 2013
5th K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2013Tenterden, Kent15 Jun 2013
The KnottManchester, Greater Manchester26 Mar 2013
Royal Cinque Ports Yacht ClubDover, Kent02 Mar 2013
Lincolnshire PoacherNottingham, Nottinghamshire20 Dec 2012
Leyton Orient Supporters ClubLeyton, Greater London06 Oct 2012
Craft Beer Co.Clerkenwell, Central London05 Aug 2012
CourthouseBarnsley, South Yorkshire22 Jun 2012
The MagpieCity, Central London12 Mar 2012
The New InnCanterbury, Kent25 Feb 2012
The PloughLangley, Kent18 Feb 2012
The Queen's HeadChelmsford, Essex11 Feb 2012
Woodin's ShadesCity, Central London12 Jan 2012
Reindeer InnWakefield, West Yorkshire19 Dec 2011
Smarden's 11th Beer Festival 2011Smarden, Kent06 Aug 2011
The FalconBattersea, Greater London11 Feb 2011
The Bell InnStaplehurst, Kent04 Feb 2011
The Old ButtermarketCanterbury, Kent27 Dec 2010
The TracksideBury, Greater Manchester22 Dec 2010
Elton Liberal ClubBury, Greater Manchester21 Dec 2010
Great Central Railway Beer Festival 2010Loughborough, Leicestershire25 Sep 2010
Bull's HeadPratt's Bottom, Kent10 Sep 2010
The PubLeicester, Leicestershire28 Aug 2010
The PalaceLeeds, West Yorkshire01 May 2009
Fox & DuckSheffield, South Yorkshire25 Oct 2008
Kent Beer Festival 2008Canterbury, Kent19 Jul 2008
Red LionSnargate, Kent21 Jun 2008
Great British Beer Festival 2006Earl's Court, Central London02 Aug 2006

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.

Ship Inn, Lathom, Lancashire

ChrisEGood03 Aug 2021

Ring O' Bells, Halifax, West Yorkshire

Magnus GreelNot Tried05 Oct 2019
Stephen HarrisNot Tried16 Jan 2019

Tap East, Stratford, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried04 Aug 2019

The Harp, Charing Cross, Central London

Philip PirripNot Tried06 Jul 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried25 Sep 2018

The Commercial Inn, Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire

Stephen HarrisNot Tried17 Jan 2019

Kelham Island Tavern, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Magnus GreelNot Tried18 Dec 2018
Magnus GreelNot Tried03 May 2017
Stephen HarrisNot Tried31 Mar 2013
davidg83Not Tried17 Oct 2011
James TNot Tried21 Nov 2009
IanExcellent17 Jul 2009 Burnt toast flavour. Does everthing I want a bitter to do. Excellent session bitter.
BlairNot Tried25 Oct 2008

George & Dragon, Wentworth, South Yorkshire

Jack WilliamNot Tried03 Aug 2018

Chesham Arms, Hackney, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried15 May 2018

The River Ale House, East Greenwich, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried18 Mar 2018

Waters Green Tavern, Macclesfield, Cheshire

Philip PirripNot Tried19 Oct 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried22 Aug 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried30 Jun 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried09 May 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried22 Feb 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried02 Jan 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried07 Sep 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried04 Jul 2016
Philip PirripNot Tried21 Apr 2016
Philip PirripAcceptable09 Dec 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried17 Nov 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried23 Sep 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried28 Aug 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried15 Jun 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried29 Dec 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried19 Aug 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried16 Jun 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried16 Jun 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried14 Apr 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried14 Mar 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried03 Feb 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried04 Dec 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried16 Oct 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried17 May 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried25 Apr 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried22 Feb 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried22 Jan 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried17 Dec 2012
Philip PirripNot Tried22 Nov 2012
Philip PirripNot Tried17 Sep 2012
Philip PirripNot Tried18 Jul 2012
Philip PirripNot Tried18 May 2012

The Plough (a.k.a. The Little Plough), Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Philip PirripGood24 Jul 2017 Rather sweet, perhaps per the style
Stephen HarrisGood31 Jan 2014 Chestnut-coloured, traditional bitter, served with a creamy head.
Philip PirripNot Tried28 Jan 2014 The staple diet here
Philip PirripGood24 Jul 2013
Philip PirripGood29 May 2013 Fresher than yesterday's
Philip PirripExcellent28 May 2013 At £2.20 pp - a bloomin' snip
Philip PirripGood24 Apr 2013
Philip PirripExcellent28 Mar 2013
Philip PirripExcellent27 Mar 2013 Fine form and only £2.20 pp

The Bell, Walthamstow, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried13 Mar 2017

The Coal Hole, Charing Cross, Central London

Philip PirripNot Tried19 Nov 2016

Blue Anchor, Hammersmith, Greater London

Jack WilliamNot Tried19 Nov 2016

Queens Arms, Walthamstow, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried18 Nov 2016

The New Cross Turnpike, Welling, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried17 Mar 2016

The Bell Hotel, Norwich, Norfolk

HSBNot Tried16 Mar 2016

The Gate Clock, Greenwich, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried15 Mar 2016

The Watch House, Lewisham, Greater London

Philip PirripNot Tried12 Mar 2016

Duke's Head, Somerleyton, Suffolk

HSBGood25 Apr 2015

Cask Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico, Central London

HSBNot Tried08 Jan 2015

Old No. 7, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Stephen HarrisNot Tried20 Dec 2014

The Masons Arms, York, North Yorkshire

HSBGood13 Nov 2014 Bit on the malty side
Philip PirripGood13 Nov 2014

Craft Beer Co., Covent Garden, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried22 Sep 2014

Three Horseshoes, Bentley, South Yorkshire

HSBNot Tried31 Jul 2014
Stephen HarrisNot Tried06 Jan 2013

Anglers Retreat, Wintersett, West Yorkshire

HSBGood31 Jul 2014

North Bar, Leeds, West Yorkshire

MickNot Tried25 Mar 2014

The Firkin Alehouse, Folkestone, Kent

IanExcellent22 Feb 2014 One of my favourite beers of all time. Toasty malt and white pepper finish
IanExcellent21 Feb 2014 I love this beer. Toast malt and bitterness. Perfect session bitter

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

TobesExcellent07 Sep 2013
PedroNot Tried13 Jan 2011
DosserNot Tried09 Jan 2011
PedroNot Tried09 Jan 2011
ChrisENot Tried22 Dec 2010
DosserNot Tried20 Dec 2010
PedroExcellent18 Dec 2010
PedroExcellent24 Sep 2010
PedroNot Tried26 Feb 2010 Ran out
PedroNot Tried24 Feb 2010
PedroExcellent24 Feb 2010
DosserNot Tried22 Feb 2010
PedroExcellent21 Feb 2010
PedroExceptional18 Feb 2010
PedroExceptional17 Feb 2010

The Beer Hall, Staveley, Cumbria

ChrisENot Tried18 Jul 2013

Waltham Forest Sports & Social Club, Walthamstow, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried05 Jul 2013

5th K&ES Railway Beer Festival 2013, Tenterden, Kent

oz11Not Tried15 Jun 2013

The Knott, Manchester, Greater Manchester

MickNot Tried26 Mar 2013

Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club, Dover, Kent

Philip PirripNot Tried02 Mar 2013
ChrisEGood02 Mar 2013 Good session beer.
PedroGood02 Mar 2013

Lincolnshire Poacher, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

MickNot Tried20 Dec 2012

Leyton Orient Supporters Club, Leyton, Greater London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried06 Oct 2012

Craft Beer Co., Clerkenwell, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried05 Aug 2012
AndrewNot Tried29 Mar 2012
Stephen HarrisNot Tried27 Mar 2012

Courthouse, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

HSBExcellent22 Jun 2012

The Magpie, City, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried12 Mar 2012

The New Inn, Canterbury, Kent

oz11Good25 Feb 2012

The Plough, Langley, Kent

PedroAcceptable18 Feb 2012

The Queen's Head, Chelmsford, Essex

ChrisENot Tried11 Feb 2012

Woodin's Shades, City, Central London

Stephen HarrisNot Tried12 Jan 2012

Reindeer Inn, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

mrorange34Good19 Dec 2011 amber bitter, not to my taste prefer lighter ales

Smarden's 11th Beer Festival 2011, Smarden, Kent

WittendenExcellent06 Aug 2011 Not sure if this resembles the Barnsley Bitter of Yorkshire pride and mythology, but a good amber session beer.

The Falcon, Battersea, Greater London

PedroExcellent11 Feb 2011

The Bell Inn, Staplehurst, Kent

PedroAcceptable04 Feb 2011

The Old Buttermarket, Canterbury, Kent

Martin the MildmanNot Tried27 Dec 2010

The Trackside, Bury, Greater Manchester

pavorossiNot Tried22 Dec 2010

Elton Liberal Club, Bury, Greater Manchester

pavorossiGood21 Dec 2010
pavorossiGood27 Nov 2010

Great Central Railway Beer Festival 2010, Loughborough, Leicestershire

AlenomoreNot Tried25 Sep 2010

Bull's Head, Pratt's Bottom, Kent

PedroNot Tried10 Sep 2010

The Pub, Leicester, Leicestershire

StuNot Tried28 Aug 2010

The Palace, Leeds, West Yorkshire

LeighExcellent01 May 2009 A great, simple beer from Acorn - pale in colour, easy drinking, with a slightly spicy hoppiness at the end. Very refreshing.

Fox & Duck, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

BlairNot Tried25 Oct 2008
BlairGood24 Oct 2008 Malty bitter with a little bit of coffee to it as well. Really pleasant beer.

Kent Beer Festival 2008, Canterbury, Kent

AndrewGood19 Jul 2008 Brown bitter. Rich and slightly acrid.

Red Lion, Snargate, Kent

IanExcellent21 Jun 2008 Proper brown bitter, good dry malt, lovely bitter beer and one of my favourite session beers.

Great British Beer Festival 2006, Earl's Court, Central London

IanExcellent02 Aug 2006 Deep brown colour, no head. Brown bitter, almost like gravy browning. Proper session/best bitter with good malts and lovely dry malt.

Acorn Barnsley Bitter

3.80% ABV.

We have tried this beer 40 times.

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

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