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The Wig & Pen (Freehouse)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Mr Grundy's - 1914 God Save The King StoutExcellent1
RCH - PitchforkGood1
Dark Star - Golden GateGood1
Black Hole - CosmicAcceptable1
Greene King - IPANot Tried0
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled HenNot Tried0
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London PrideNot Tried0
Elgood's - North Brink PorterNot Tried0
Elgood's - Black Dog MildNot Tried0
Black Country - BFG Bradley's Finest GoldenNot Tried0
Fat Cat - Marmalade CatNot Tried0
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Theakston - Old PeculierNot Tried0
Salopian - Lemon DreamNot Tried0
St Austell - TributeNot Tried0
St Austell - TrelawnyNot Tried0
Great Oakley - Oakley BlondeNot Tried0
Crouch Vale - AmarilloNot Tried0
Vale - Black Beauty Porter (superseded by 4.4% version)Not Tried0
Mauldons - Silver AdderNot Tried0
Black Iris - BitterNot Tried0
Vale - Brill GoldNot Tried0
Little Earth Project (formerly Mill Green) - White Horse BitterNot Tried0

Visits Details

05 Oct 2012 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit - another packed pub.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Mr Grundy's - 1914 God Save The King Stout5.00Excellent
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Elgood's - Black Dog Mild3.60Not Tried
Crouch Vale - Amarillo5.00Not Tried
Vale - Black Beauty Porter (superseded by 4.4% version)4.30Not Tried
Mauldons - Silver Adder4.20Not Tried
Black Iris - Bitter4.30Not Tried
Vale - Brill Gold3.50Not Tried
Little Earth Project (formerly Mill Green) - White Horse Bitter3.60Not Tried
18 Sep 2012 (ChrisE)
Late morning and just a few customers about.
BeerABVScoreNotes
RCH - Pitchfork4.30GoodA pale beer with a thin white head.
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Theakston - Old Peculier5.60Not Tried
Salopian - Lemon Dream4.50Not Tried
St Austell - Tribute4.20Not Tried
St Austell - Trelawny3.80Not Tried
Great Oakley - Oakley Blonde4.00Not Tried
03 Apr 2011 (Ian)
Sunday evening and not busy but a friendly welcome with an offer of tasters if I wasnt sure what I wanted
BeerABVScoreNotes
Dark Star - Golden Gate4.50GoodVery drinkable and lively kicking hops
Black Hole - Cosmic4.20AcceptableOdd hop. Soft in mouth. Ok toffee malt
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Elgood's - North Brink Porter5.00Not Tried
Elgood's - Black Dog Mild3.60Not Tried
Black Country - BFG Bradley's Finest Golden4.20Not Tried
Fat Cat - Marmalade Cat5.50Not Tried

About The Wig & Pen

The pub sign. The Wig & Pen, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent1
Good2
Acceptable1
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 1JA.

In the town centre an oasis of real ale. Thirteen handpulls and the feel of a long standing pub in its interior, advertising gigs and rugby on the big TV screens. 10% discount for CAMRA members.

We have visited this pub 3 times, seen 23 different beers and tried 4 of them.

Map location

Postcode: NN1 1JA