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Old Fox (Ei Group (formerly Enterprise Inns))

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Church End - Grave Digger's AleExcellent1
Cottage - Riley KestralExcellent1
Windsor Castle (see also Sadler's entry) - Sadler's Stumbling BadgerExcellent1
Cottage - XK120Good1
Windsor Castle (see also Sadler's entry) - Sadler's Snow MonkeyGood1
Cottage - Western ChampionAcceptable1
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled HenNot Tried0
St Austell - TributeNot Tried0

Visits Details

30 Apr 2012 (Mick)
Busy city centre pub, helpful staff offering a taster.
Cottage - Riley Kestral4.30ExcellentNice, malty and full bodied, crisp with some hops.
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
St Austell - Tribute4.20Not Tried
28 Jan 2012 (Martin the Mildman)
Cottage - Western Champion4.60AcceptableAmber bitter with little malt or hop character, just a rather rubbery, yeasty flavour. My score 13/20.
22 May 2011 (Martin the Mildman)
Quiet on a Sunday afternoon. The Sunday roast is recommended.
Church End - Grave Digger's Ale3.80ExcellentClassic black mild with good sweet malty flavour and little or no hoppiness. A little bitter chocolate malt in the finish. My score 16/20.
22 Jan 2011 (Martin the Mildman)
Cottage - XK1204.00GoodAmber beer with a predominately sweet and fruity character. Little hop bitterness or maltiness present. My score 15/20.
23 Jan 2010 (Martin the Mildman)
Rather quiet on a Saturday afternoon.
Windsor Castle (see also Sadler's entry) - Sadler's Stumbling Badger4.90ExcellentExcellent malty strong bitter with good hop character. My score 16/20.
Windsor Castle (see also Sadler's entry) - Sadler's Snow Monkey4.20GoodVery pale bitter with biscuity malt character balanced by dry citrus hoppiness. Dry hoppy finish. My score 15/20.

About the Old Fox

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Birmingham, West Midlands, B5 4TD.

Two bar pub that has remained unaltered for many years. Small front bar and a larger rear lounge style area. Some standard beers but also local guest beers served. Assumed to be Pubco owned, but may be a different one to that stated.

We have visited this pub 5 times, seen 8 different beers and tried 6 of them.

Map location

Postcode: B5 4TD