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Bacchus (Fitzgerald)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Northern (see also Blakemere) - JewelExceptional1
Dark Star - SevilleExceptional2
Dark Star - Summer SolsticeExceptional1
Tyne Bank - Castle GoldExcellent1
Mallinsons - 360 DegreesExcellent1
Ridgeside - Southern CrossExcellent1
Acorn - Citra IPAExcellent1
Yorkshire Dales - Bacchus Summer SolsticeExcellent1
Yorkshire Dales - Penhill PilsnerExcellent1
Steel City (cuckoo at Toolmakers) - Blanes Half IPAExcellent1
Yorkshire Dales - Embsay MoorExcellent1
Rooster's - Iron Man IPAExcellent1
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Sneaky Wee Orkney StoutExcellent1
Rooster's - Hot ShotExcellent1
Parkway (formerly Glastonbury Ales) - Thriller PorterExcellent1
Elland - Yorkshire LagerExcellent1
WharfeBank - Weardley WeizenExcellent1
Yorkshire Dales - Askrigg Citra IPAExcellent1
York (now brewed at Black Sheep) - CitraExcellent1
Northern (see also Blakemere) - CasinoExcellent1
Elland - Allied Hop PowerExcellent1
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Island HoppingGood1
Yorkshire Dales - The StridGood1
Jarrow - Rivet CatcherNot Tried0
Offbeat - Out of Step IPANot Tried0
Magic Rock - CuriousNot Tried0
Mallinsons - Bramling Cross (Now Thats What I Call Hops #19)Not Tried0
Pictish - SonnetNot Tried0
Rooster's - CitraNot Tried0
Silver Brewhouse (formerly Raw) - SolsticeNot Tried0
Fyne - Sublime StoutNot Tried0
Picture 1. Bacchus, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Picture 2. Bacchus, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Visits Details

30 Aug 2011 (Flying.geordie)
Northern (see also Blakemere) - Jewel4.60Exceptional
Elland - Yorkshire Lager4.60Excellent
Northern (see also Blakemere) - Casino3.80Excellent
Ridgeside - Southern Cross5.70Excellent
Steel City (cuckoo at Toolmakers) - Blanes Half IPA3.20Excellent
26 Aug 2011 (Flying.geordie)
Acorn - Citra IPA5.00Excellent
Rooster's - Iron Man IPA5.00Excellent
23 Aug 2011 (Flying.geordie)
WharfeBank - Weardley Weizen4.50Excellent
Elland - Allied Hop Power4.60Excellent
21 Aug 2011 (davidg83)
Pretty quiet sunday late afternoon.
Dark Star - Seville4.00ExcellentRust orange in colour. Big wafts of burnt orange. Fascinating beer which is relatively light even with massive flavours. Mellows from huge initial fruit kick.
Yorkshire Dales - The Strid3.80GoodGolden bitter with floral nose. Malty and smooth after initial bitterness. Thick creamy head.
Jarrow - Rivet Catcher4.00Not Tried
Rooster's - Citra4.30Not Tried
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Island Hopping3.90Not Tried
Silver Brewhouse (formerly Raw) - Solstice3.80Not Tried
Fyne - Sublime Stout6.80Not Tried
WharfeBank - Weardley Weizen4.50Not Tried
17 Aug 2011 (Flying.geordie)
Dark Star - Seville4.00Exceptional
Rooster's - Hot Shot3.90Excellent
Yorkshire Dales - Askrigg Citra IPA4.40Excellent
12 Aug 2011 (Flying.geordie)
Mallinsons - 360 Degrees4.20Excellent
Yorkshire Dales - Penhill Pilsner3.90Excellent
09 Aug 2011 (Flying.geordie)
Lunchtime and quite full with diners and drinkers.
Dark Star - Summer Solstice4.20Exceptional
York (now brewed at Black Sheep) - Citra4.00Excellent
06 Aug 2011 (Flying.geordie)
Yorkshire Dales - Embsay Moor4.40Excellent
Parkway (formerly Glastonbury Ales) - Thriller Porter5.00Excellent
05 Aug 2011 (davidg83)
What a pub. 8 cracking ales on plus a Meantime pump. Granted its keg but great to see it outside london. Pacific pale ale and famous belgian on today.
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Island Hopping3.90GoodStraw coloured. Sweet and malty smooth. Good body and served in good condition Lasting thin head. Decent stuff.
Jarrow - Rivet Catcher4.00Not Tried
Offbeat - Out of Step IPA5.80Not Tried
Magic Rock - Curious3.90Not Tried
Yorkshire Dales - Bacchus Summer Solstice3.80Not TriedGreat stylish pumpclips.
Yorkshire Dales - Embsay Moor4.40Not Tried
Mallinsons - Bramling Cross (Now Thats What I Call Hops #19)3.60Not Tried
Pictish - Sonnet4.00Not Tried
30 Jul 2011 (Martin the Mildman)
Good atmosphere in this plush city centre pub. Bumped into the resident North East contributor to this site here.
Tyne Bank - Castle Gold3.80ExcellentGolden ale with an excellent crisp hoppy flavour and a good malt balance. My score 16/20.
Yorkshire Dales - Bacchus Summer Solstice3.80ExcellentPale bitter with lots of citrus and peach hop flavours. Quite bitter but with a fruity hop finish. My score 16/20.
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Sneaky Wee Orkney Stout4.20ExcellentDark brown stout with good roast and bitter malt flavours. Full bodied with a dry roasty finish. My score 16/20.

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About the Bacchus

The pub sign. Bacchus, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 6BX.

A large 3 sided central bar dominates this modern drinking house. Lots of brown leather furniture and brown stained wood have been used in its design.

We have visited this pub 68 times, seen 220 different beers and tried 179 of them.

Map location

Postcode: NE1 6BX