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The Black Horse (Wetherspoon)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Bath Ales - Gem BitterExcellent1
Greene King - Ruddles BestGood2
Harviestoun - SchiehallionAcceptable1
Purity - Mad GooseNot Tried0
Marston's - Ashes AleNot Tried0
Warwickshire - Golden BearNot Tried0
Greene King - Abbot ReserveNot Tried0
Ringwood - BoondoggleNot Tried0
Franklins - English Garden Golden AleNot Tried0
Caledonian - Deuchars IPANot Tried0
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Hook Norton - Old HookyNot Tried0
Highgate - Davenport's IPANot Tried0

Visits Details

11 Aug 2013 (Pedro)
Lunchtime meal
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Good
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Marston's - Ashes Ale4.10Not Tried
Warwickshire - Golden Bear4.90Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Reserve6.50Not Tried
Ringwood - Boondoggle4.20Not Tried
Franklins - English Garden Golden Ale3.80Not Tried
15 Aug 2010 (Pedro)
Lunchtime for family Sunday Roast. Guest ales £1-99/pint Nicely refurbished although very typical Wetherspoons
Bath Ales - Gem Bitter4.10Excellent
Harviestoun - Schiehallion4.80Acceptable
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Acceptableonly £1-55/pint
Caledonian - Deuchars IPA3.80Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Hook Norton - Old Hooky4.60Not Tried
Highgate - Davenport's IPA4.00Not Tried
Purity - Mad Goose4.20Not Tried

About The Black Horse

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Birmingham, West Midlands, B31 2QT.

Taken from CAMRA's Heritage Pub Website: A magnificent 1929 'Brewers Tudor' roadhouse, designed by Francis Goldsbrough of Batemans for Birmingham brewers Davenports. As such it is one of the largest pubs ever built. It has a wonderful timbered exterior with gables, carved woodwork, leaded glass, an original carved projecting sign, fine stonework and chimneys. At the rear is a bowling green with original stone-built pavilion and pergolas. There has been a lot of change on the ground floor but the baronial hall-style bar with notable timber ceiling at the rear is impressive. Even more so are the upstairs function rooms which it is well worth asking to see. After a refurbishment the pub re-opened as a Wetherspoon's on 23 July 2010.

We have visited this pub twice, seen 13 different beers and tried 3 of them.

Map location

Postcode: B31 2QT