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St Machar Bar (Free House)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Orkney (Sinclair) - Raven AleGood1
Harviestoun - Mr SnoballsGood1
Harviestoun - Ruck and MaulGood1
Inveralmond - Ossian's AleGood1
Harviestoun - SchiehallionGood1
Belhaven - Caledonian Deuchars IPAAcceptable1
Deeside - SwiftAcceptable1
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London PrideAcceptable1
Timothy Taylor - LandlordAcceptable1
Caledonian - 80/-Not Tried0
Harviestoun - Bitter & TwistedNot Tried0
Inveralmond - ThrappledouserNot Tried0
Eagle (formerly Wells & Young's, formerly Charles Wells, formerly Wells) - Wells A Good StuffingNot Tried0
Thwaites - Yule Love It!Not Tried0
Eagle (formerly Wells & Young's, formerly Charles Wells, formerly Wells) - McEwan's SignatureNot Tried0
Eagle (formerly Wells & Young's, formerly Charles Wells, formerly Wells) - Young's BlondeNot Tried0
Orkney (Sinclair) - Northern Light (superseded by separate 4% entry)Not Tried0

Visits Details

08 May 2015 (McGargle)
Jammed.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Acceptable
Belhaven - Caledonian Deuchars IPA3.80Not Tried
Eagle (formerly Wells & Young's, formerly Charles Wells, formerly Wells) - McEwan's Signature4.80Not Tried
Eagle (formerly Wells & Young's, formerly Charles Wells, formerly Wells) - Young's Blonde4.20Not Tried
05 May 2015 (McGargle)
Very busy early evening.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Inveralmond - Ossian's Ale4.10GoodTypical Ossians.
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Belhaven - Caledonian Deuchars IPA3.80Not Tried
16 Dec 2014 (McGargle)
Very busy after exams.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Harviestoun - Mr Snoballs4.50GoodDark, fruity and slightly dry.
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Belhaven - Caledonian Deuchars IPA3.80Not Tried
Inveralmond - Thrappledouser4.30Not Tried
Thwaites - Yule Love It!4.00Not Tried
08 Dec 2014 (McGargle)
Busy.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Belhaven - Caledonian Deuchars IPA3.80AcceptableBit thin.
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Inveralmond - Thrappledouser4.30Not Tried
Eagle (formerly Wells & Young's, formerly Charles Wells, formerly Wells) - Wells A Good Stuffing4.50Not Tried
Thwaites - Yule Love It!4.00Not Tried
08 Sep 2014 (Ray)
Busy. After work visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Harviestoun - Schiehallion4.80GoodOn keg this was far better than the cask version. Cool, fresh, well carbonmated and hoppy refreshing.
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30AcceptableNearly 2*. Way too cold and honey flavoured.
Belhaven - Caledonian Deuchars IPA3.80Not Tried
Caledonian - 80/-4.10Not Tried
Harviestoun - Bitter & Twisted3.80Not Tried
Inveralmond - Thrappledouser4.30Not Tried
21 Sep 2013 (McGargle)
Friendly sort of place.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Harviestoun - Ruck and Maul3.70GoodTasty light and bitter. Good use of New World hops.
Deeside - Swift3.80AcceptableLimited APA. Slightly astringent finish.
Belhaven - Caledonian Deuchars IPA3.80Not Tried
Orkney (Sinclair) - Northern Light (superseded by separate 4% entry)3.80Not Tried
06 Sep 2011 (McGargle)
Friendly welcome from staff and customers.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Orkney (Sinclair) - Raven Ale3.80GoodLightly hopped with good bitterness and a sharp finish.
Belhaven - Caledonian Deuchars IPA3.80Not Tried
Inveralmond - Ossian's Ale4.10Not Tried

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About the St Machar Bar

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent3
Good10
Acceptable5
Poor1

Website.

The pub is found in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB24 3EN.

Long narrow bar in the heart of university area of Old Aberdeen. Popular community local also enjoyed by tourists, students and academics.

We have visited this pub 17 times, seen 32 different beers and tried 16 of them.

Map location

Postcode: AB24 3EN