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The Wellington Arms (Banks & Taylor)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Oakham - Bishops FarewellExceptional1
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Hitchin Old DarkExcellent1
Corvedale - Golden DaleExcellent1
Banks & Taylor's (B&T) - Plum MildExcellent1
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Shefford Dark MildExcellent1
Lacons - EncoreExcellent1
Upham - TipsterGood1
Rooster's - Wild MuleGood1
Banks & Taylor's (B&T) - SheffordGood1
Batemans - Black & White Good1
Oakham - CurmudgeonNot Tried0
Theakston - Grouse BeaterNot Tried0
Hanlons (formerly O'Hanlon's) - FireflyNot Tried0
Wychwood - BountifulNot Tried0
Wold Top - Golden SummerNot Tried0
Banks & Taylor's (B&T) - Dragons GoldNot Tried0
XT Brewing - 3 (Three)Not Tried0
Exe Valley - Big TopNot Tried0
Marston's - BassNot Tried0
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Edwin Taylor's Extra StoutNot Tried0
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Golden FoxNot Tried0
Adnams - Southwold BitterNot Tried0
Black Sheep - Best BitterNot Tried0
Long Man - Long Blonde Not Tried0
Picture 1. The Wellington Arms, Bedford, Bedfordshire
Picture 2. The Wellington Arms, Bedford, Bedfordshire

Visits Details

27 Aug 2015 (HSB)
15:31 Not too busy. Got talking to another group of men of a similar age about long gone drinking days in Luton. I blagged a visit to the cellar. Lowest ceiling I have ever seen.
Banks & Taylor's (B&T) - Plum Mild3.80ExcellentSo good I had two, very unusual for me. Not as good as Titanic Plum Porter but not far behind.
Marston's - Bass4.40Not Tried
Theakston - Grouse Beater4.20Not Tried
Hanlons (formerly O'Hanlon's) - Firefly3.70Not Tried
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Golden Fox4.10Not Tried
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried
Wychwood - Bountiful4.00Not Tried
Wold Top - Golden Summer4.40Not Tried
Banks & Taylor's (B&T) - Dragons Gold5.20Not Tried
XT Brewing - 3 (Three)4.20Not Tried
Exe Valley - Big Top4.30Not Tried
25 Jun 2014 (Baymart)
Good conversation and good ales, I've enjoyed my visits here
Oakham - Bishops Farewell4.60ExceptionalCitrus and pineapple taste, exceptional taste.
Lacons - Encore3.80ExcellentGolden, lemon and dry pine after taste.
Upham - Tipster3.60GoodGolden, citrus
24 Jun 2014 (Baymart)
A live group to compliment good beer
Rooster's - Wild Mule3.90Good
Banks & Taylor's (B&T) - Shefford3.80GoodGood session ale
23 Jun 2014 (Baymart)
Like a very large Micro pub with at least 10 beers on cask
Corvedale - Golden Dale4.20ExcellentVery good conditioned golden ale
03 May 2014 (Stephen Harris)
I always enjoy my infrequent visits here. Very pleasant in the early evening of a Saturday.
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Hitchin Old Dark4.80ExcellentFull-flavoured, black, Old Ale/Porter type.
Batemans - Black & White 3.60GoodThe latest new name for Bateman’s Mild.
Marston's - Bass4.40Not Tried
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Edwin Taylor's Extra Stout4.50Not Tried
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Golden Fox4.10Not Tried
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried
Black Sheep - Best Bitter3.80Not Tried
Long Man - Long Blonde 3.80Not Tried
Oakham - Curmudgeon4.50Not TriedRan out.
Banks & Taylor's (B&T) - Plum Mild3.80Not Tried
05 Aug 2010 (Martin the Mildman)
Busy with locals and a visiting psrty from Rushden.
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Shefford Dark Mild3.80ExcellentDark brown, sweetish, smooth and malty mild. Good malty finish. My score 16/20.

About The Wellington Arms

The pub sign. The Wellington Arms, Bedford, Bedfordshire

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 2JX.

Back street pub with a wide selection of ales, some from B & T supplemented by others from all over the country.

We have visited this pub 6 times, seen 24 different beers and tried 10 of them.

Map location

Postcode: MK40 2JX