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The Welkin (Wetherspoon)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Wadworth - Cambridge Brewing Heather AleExcellent1
George Wright - Blue MoonExcellent1
Marston's - Old Empire IPAExcellent1
Phoenix - Spotland GoldGood1
George Wright - Northern LightsAcceptable1
Brasserie de l Abbaye du Cateau - VivatAcceptable1
Three Rivers - Pilgrim's ProgressPoor1
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Greene King - IPANot Tried0
Cains - SundownerNot Tried0
Highgate - Fox's NobNot Tried0
Box Steam - Ghost TrainNot Tried0
Batemans - Brouwerij 't IJ IjbokNot Tried0
Theakston - Double Cross IPANot Tried0
Mordue - LubelskiNot Tried0
White Horse - War HorseNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Welkin, Liverpool, Merseyside

Visits Details

10 Nov 2012 (Alenomore)
16:30 visit. Another re-vist, fair crowd in at this time. Nothing new noted, but reasonable ale range on. A former gbg, five times previous in 2004/6/7/9/12.
Wadworth - Cambridge Brewing Heather Ale4.00ExcellentTop condition here. Still tastes very good.
Box Steam - Ghost Train4.80Not Tried
Batemans - Brouwerij 't IJ Ijbok6.00Not Tried
Theakston - Double Cross IPA4.20Not Tried
Mordue - Lubelski4.50Not Tried
White Horse - War Horse4.90Not Tried
23 Dec 2010 (Mick)
Very busy, sat at the last free table
Marston's - Old Empire IPA5.70ExcellentVery nice, good flavour for a pale beer, lovely ho taste and aroma
Phoenix - Spotland Gold4.10GoodOK some citrus, light and pleasant
08 Jul 2008 (Mick)
Large open pub, friendly staff and locals.
George Wright - Blue Moon5.00ExcellentVery nice, very pale with a pure white head,excellent balance of full hops and malt. The finish was a bit lacking but this was a beer I could drink all evening.
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Cains - Sundowner4.60Not Tried
Highgate - Fox's Nob4.40Not Tried
21 Mar 2007 (Ian)
Bizarre. There were a load of handpumps with pump clips on showing the beers, but only actually 2 beers on. One is GK Abbot Ale and the other is a cask conditioned French biere de gardes. The guy behind the bar at least had the good grace to be baffled.
Brasserie de l Abbaye du Cateau - Vivat5.00AcceptableGold colour with thin off white head. French yeast aroma. Mix of tangerine and other citrus fruits. Quite juicy in mouth. Has all the hallmarks of a light blond biere de garde. Tangerine dry zest on finish is very pronounced.
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
18 Jan 2006 (Ian)
Not sure why I came here, but I was pretty certain that I couldn't get a proper pint of beer after 23.00 anywhere else in the city centre. It still feels illicit though, to be drinking after 11 in the evening. I had too much coffee at 19.00 and was still hyper. Mind you there were more people in here for breakfast than for last orders
George Wright - Northern Lights4.20AcceptableCopper beer with lasting off white head. Nice. Bit perfumed. Bitter hop finish. I mean really bitter. Caramel on the aroma. Some creaminess in mouth and then really bitter finish. Yeah, itís alright. Bit odd, but finish wins through
Three Rivers - Pilgrim's Progress4.20PoorGolden, thin white head. Citrus and weird cereal almost corny aroma. Corn runs into the mouth. Odd beer. Bit of rubber, not sure it is supposed to be like this. Bit nutty too

About The Welkin

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 6DS.

Pub on two floors in the centre of Liverpool. Fairly typical Wetherspoon's offering a number of guests as well as a choice from the regular range.

We have visited this pub 5 times, seen 16 different beers and tried 7 of them.

Map location

Postcode: L1 6DS