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The Barrels Ale House (Free House)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Mordue - Workie TicketExcellent1
Wooha - PorterExcellent1
Wylam - Gilmour's Gold TankardGood1
Stewart - Pentland IPAGood1
Jarrow - Rivet CatcherGood1
Cheviot - Harbour WallAcceptable1
Timothy Taylor - LandlordNot Tried0
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - TigerNot Tried0
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Brother RabbitNot Tried0
Titanic - Plum PorterNot Tried0
Blue Monkey - Mild Mannered MonkeyNot Tried0
Allendale - WagtailNot Tried0
Adnams - Ghost ShipNot Tried0
Anarchy - Blonde StarNot Tried0
Hop Back - Groovy MoverNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Barrels Ale House, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

Visits Details

05 Oct 2020 (Dosser)
Lovely pub with 4 ales on. Beers were served with big heads. Only spoons serves beer like this. Or pubs up north.
Cheviot - Harbour Wall4.30AcceptableHuge head hiding a lack of flavour.
19 Jun 2018 (Stu)
Wooha - Porter5.00Excellent
Allendale - Wagtail3.80Not Tried
Adnams - Ghost Ship4.50Not Tried
Anarchy - Blonde Star4.10Not Tried
Hop Back - Groovy Mover4.40Not Tried
07 Jun 2014 (Stu)
Jarrow - Rivet Catcher4.00Good
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Brother Rabbit4.00Not Tried
Titanic - Plum Porter4.90Not Tried
Blue Monkey - Mild Mannered Monkey5.00Not Tried
28 Jun 2009 (Stu)
Quiet Sunday lunch session.
Mordue - Workie Ticket4.50ExcellentDark brown chestnut colour,with toffee and caramel flavours with a hint nuts and berry fruits.
Wylam - Gilmour's Gold Tankard4.00GoodYellow amber in colour,light fruity citrus taste.
Stewart - Pentland IPA4.10GoodGolden in colour,with grapefruit citrus taste with a bit of caramel and a dry finish.
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Tiger4.20Not Tried

About The Barrels Ale House

The pub sign. The Barrels Ale House, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

Summary of Beer Scores


The pub is found in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 1ES.

Old fashioned boozer in Bridge Street, on different levels, dentist chairs at the bar. Live music is played downstairs.

We have visited this pub 4 times, seen 15 different beers and tried 6 of them.

Map location

Postcode: TD15 1ES