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Exeter Arms (Marston's Inns and Taverns)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Spire - Sergeant Pepper StoutExcellent1
Marston's - Long HopExcellent1
Dancing Duck - Dark DrakeExcellent2
Dancing Duck - Ay UpGood1
Silver Brewhouse (formerly Raw) - Majic MildGood1
Dancing Duck - Brown CloughGood1
Blue Monkey - Rhesus To Be CheerfulGood1
Jennings - Dark MildGood1
Lincoln Green - Hood Best BitterAcceptable1
Ossett - Lion BrewAcceptable1
Monty's - Desert RatsAcceptable1
Grainstore - Winter NipNot Tried0
Dancing Duck - dcukNot Tried0
Dancing Duck - AmberilloNot Tried0
Silver Brewhouse (formerly Raw) - Edge Pale AleNot Tried0
Marston's - Burton BitterNot Tried0
Marston's - PedigreeNot Tried0
Dancing Duck - 22Not Tried0
Wentworth - GoldNot Tried0
Dancing Duck - AbductionNot Tried0
Titanic - StoutNot Tried0
Derventio - Emperor's WhimNot Tried0
Dancing Duck - Nice Weather (was Nice Weather 4 Ducks)Not Tried0
Picture 1. Exeter Arms, Derby, Derbyshire

Visits Details

07 Dec 2013 (Andrew)
Cam was itching to get here to have a pint of Dark Drake. ...but it wasn't on! Big disappointment. The pub was heaving but we found a seat and Cam had a whole pork pie to cheer himself up.
Dancing Duck - Brown Clough4.00GoodLight brown creamy and a bit acidic
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Not Tried
Grainstore - Winter Nip7.30Not Tried
Dancing Duck - dcuk4.30Not Tried
Dancing Duck - Amberillo4.50Not Tried
Silver Brewhouse (formerly Raw) - Edge Pale Ale4.50Not Tried
24 Oct 2013 (HSB)
13:30 Lunch stop. Busy, sat in the snug. Shame the screens have been cut down. The Landlady knows her beer.
Dancing Duck - Dark Drake4.50Excellent
Dancing Duck - Ay Up3.90Good
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Not Tried
Titanic - Stout4.50Not Tried
Derventio - Emperor's Whim4.20Not Tried
Dancing Duck - Nice Weather (was Nice Weather 4 Ducks)4.10Not Tried
01 Dec 2012 (Stephen Harris)
Early evening visit. I was very taken by this excellent pub. I’d like to come back again when it is less crowded and enjoy it a little more.
Spire - Sergeant Pepper Stout5.50ExcellentComplex black stout with a spicy black pepper taste.
Dancing Duck - Dark Drake4.50ExcellentDark and smooth, with oatmeal, liquorice and coffee tastes.
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Not Tried
Dancing Duck - 224.30Not Tried
Wentworth - Gold5.00Not Tried
Dancing Duck - Abduction5.50Not Tried
02 Nov 2012 (Martin the Mildman)
Lunchtime trade was brisk on a Friday.
Lincoln Green - Hood Best Bitter4.20AcceptableMalty amber bitter with a little hop in the finish. My score 14/20.
25 Aug 2012 (Martin the Mildman)
Beer festival here with casks stillaged in the outbuildings of the pub.
Blue Monkey - Rhesus To Be Cheerful4.50GoodWell hopped amber bitter with some chewy malt as well. Bittersweet finish. My score 15/20.
04 May 2012 (Martin the Mildman)
Busy on a Friday lunchtime.
Silver Brewhouse (formerly Raw) - Majic Mild3.20GoodBlack mild with a fairly bitter roast malt character, albeit with a rather thin body. My score 15/20.
27 Aug 2011 (Martin the Mildman)
First visit here since it became a Dancing Duck pub. Bank Holiday beer festival in progress with beers stillaged in an outbuilding in the garden.
Monty's - Desert Rats3.80AcceptableDry as a desert - very pale and rather bitter with a bitter hop character. Very dry finish. My score 14/20.
Ossett - Lion Brew3.90AcceptablePale, dry and hoppy with a rather sharp bitter hop flavour. Dry finish. My score 14/20.
02 Oct 2010 (Alenomore)
The bus from Ripley back to Derby conveniently stops on the bridge over the Derwent, very close to this lovely old multi-roomed Marstons house. Recommended.
Marston's - Long Hop4.00ExcellentOn top form today.
Marston's - Burton Bitter3.80Not Tried
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Not Tried
17 May 2010 (Martin the Mildman)
Just a handful of locals in on a Monday lunchtime. Very relaxed feel and had an excellent value toastie here.
Jennings - Dark Mild3.10GoodDark brown mild with some chocolate malt and low hop rate. Rather thin finish. My score 15/20.

About the Exeter Arms

The pub sign. Exeter Arms, Derby, Derbyshire

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 2EU.

Traditional multi roomed pub retaining its character. Good value food. Dancing Duck Brewery has a major involvement here and its beers major on the handpumps.

We have visited this pub 9 times, seen 23 different beers and tried 11 of them.

Map location

Postcode: DE1 2EU