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The Lord John (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Rhymney - Hobby HorseExcellent1
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
JW Lees (see also Lees) - Game OnNot Tried0
Rhymney - ExportNot Tried0

Visits Details

30 Jun 2012 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit. Long queues at the bar mainly, it must be said, purchasing lagers and fancy drinks rather than real ales. Saturday nighters out on the town I suppose.
Rhymney - Hobby Horse3.80ExcellentFirst rate condition and flavour. Setting the tone for the evening the measure served was 3 cm below the brim and a top up was, of course, required
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
JW Lees (see also Lees) - Game On4.20Not Tried
Rhymney - Export5.00Not Tried

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About The Lord John

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 3AB.

Russell Street (in which the pub is sited) and nearby John Street are both named after Lord John Russell, who is also remembered in the name of this Wetherspoon pub. Lord Russell was MP for Stroud and also the architect of the Great Reform Act of 1832. The pub was previously Stroud's main post office. The main Post Office is now located next door. A thriving pub throughout the day which must be partly due to the usual Wetherspoon pricing policy in a town of otherwise seemingly high pub prices. Usual long narrow bar area with basement toilets. 12 handpumps in total and 2 of these usually dispense cider.

We have visited this pub 11 times, seen 36 different beers and tried 10 of them.

Map location

Postcode: GL5 3AB