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The Victoria (formerly Tap and Spile) (Ei Group (formerly Enterprise Inns))

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Hambleton - Flash RocketExcellent1
Timothy Taylor - Golden BestExcellent1
Hop Back - Summer LightningExcellent2
Big Lamp - One Hop WonderExcellent1
Hook Norton - Old HookyExcellent1
Marston's - Pedigree New World Pale AleGood1
Harviestoun - Bitter & TwistedGood1
Copper Dragon - Golden PippinGood1
Caledonian - Deuchars IPAGood1
Picture 1. The Victoria (formerly Tap and Spile), North Shields, Tyne and Wear

Visits Details

06 Jan 2015 (ChrisE)
The public bar was being used for a darts match, also there were no pumps of any kind on the bar, so I ventured in to the saloon (or lounge) which I had to myself.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Marston's - Pedigree New World Pale Ale3.80Good
02 Jan 2015 (ChrisE)
This pub is now called The Victoria.
BeerABVScoreNotes
14 Aug 2011 (Flying.geordie)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Big Lamp - One Hop Wonder4.00Excellent
17 Jul 2011 (Flying.geordie)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Timothy Taylor - Golden Best3.50Excellent
Caledonian - Deuchars IPA3.80Good
22 May 2011 (Flying.geordie)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Copper Dragon - Golden Pippin3.90Good
02 May 2011 (Flying.geordie)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Harviestoun - Bitter & Twisted3.80Good
24 Apr 2011 (Flying.geordie)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hop Back - Summer Lightning5.00Excellent
22 Apr 2011 (Flying.geordie)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hook Norton - Old Hooky4.60Excellent
20 Mar 2011 (Flying.geordie)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hop Back - Summer Lightning5.00Good
14 Nov 2010 (Flying.geordie)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hambleton - Flash Rocket4.00Excellent

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About The Victoria (formerly Tap and Spile)

The pub sign. The Victoria (formerly Tap and Spile), North Shields, Tyne and Wear

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent9
Good9
Acceptable5
Poor1

The pub is found in North Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE30 1EG.

On Tynemouth Road, former local CAMRA branch Pub of the Year twice but will have to work to regain place among the best real ale pubs. Change of name to Victoria. Very much a community pub with darts teams. Regular live music.

We have visited this pub 20 times, seen 15 different beers and tried them all.

Map location

Postcode: NE30 1EG