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The Sugar Loaf (Wetherspoon)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
WharfeBank - Treacle Toffee StoutExceptional1
Banks's - Feral Hop HogExcellent1
Exmoor - BeastExcellent1
Langton - Welland WarriorGood1
Langton - Caudle BitterGood1
Great Newsome - Frothingham Best BitterGood1
Orkney (Sinclair) - Dark IslandGood1
Shepherd Neame - SpitfireNot Tried0
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Marston's - PedigreeNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
Wadworth - 6XNot Tried0
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London PrideNot Tried0
Grainstore - Cooking BitterNot Tried0
Milestone - X Anniversary AleNot Tried0
Stonehenge - PigswillNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Sugar Loaf, Market Harborough, Leicestershire

Visits Details

11 May 2015 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening. Last stop before a train. Good conversation at the bar.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Banks's - Feral Hop Hog5.60ExcellentHeavy New World hops smack.
Great Newsome - Frothingham Best Bitter4.30Good
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Stonehenge - Pigswill4.00Not Tried
09 Apr 2015 (HSB)
15:55 Curry Thursday. Busy. Very unusual booths all down one side.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Langton - Caudle Bitter3.90Good
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Grainstore - Cooking Bitter3.60Not Tried
Milestone - X Anniversary Ale5.00Not Tried
07 Oct 2011 (Stephen)
Farmers market and time to wait in the bus popped in for a couple. Friendly well run spoons with a downstairs loo.
BeerABVScoreNotes
WharfeBank - Treacle Toffee Stout4.40Exceptionallovely beer was hard work calling it a day on two pints. Black with a clotted cream coloured head that lasted really well, rich mocha notes with black treacle on the finish lets the kids go trick or treating I will stay in the pub with this.
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Wadworth - 6X4.10Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
01 Apr 2010 (Stephen)
Busy but pleasant
BeerABVScoreNotes
Langton - Welland Warrior4.30GoodMid Chestnut fruity sweetish ale bit of hops on the finsh fine if not outstanding and local to pub as well.
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
04 Mar 2010 (Stephen)
Had an hour to wait for bus after farmers market so poopped in here the Angus beef was top notch?
BeerABVScoreNotes
Exmoor - Beast6.60ExcellentReally nice suprise lovely pint want more from Corby spoons will go challenge them to get some licorice dark fruit old ale strong mild who cares drink it
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
03 Sep 2009 (Stephen)
busy good feeling lots of ladies and disabled friendly too.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Orkney (Sinclair) - Dark Island4.60GoodLovely full malt fruitiness full mouth feel in this dark ruby ale
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire4.20Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried

About The Sugar Loaf

The pub sign. The Sugar Loaf, Market Harborough, Leicestershire

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional1
Excellent2
Good4
Acceptable-
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7NJ.

In the High Street this was once Thomas Goward's grocery shop. Founded in 1810, Goward's traded on this site until 1910, weighing out provisions and cutting sugar by hand from a conical-shaped sugar loaf. Long narrow 'Spoon's, toilets at same level as bar. Arced bar counter with 6 handpumps.

We have visited this pub 6 times, seen 16 different beers and tried 7 of them.

Map location

Postcode: LE16 7NJ