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Whitelock's Ale House (Freehouse)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Ilkley - BlackExcellent1
Five Points - First Brew: Pale Ale Excellent1
Elland - Beyond the PaleExcellent1
Geeves - Smokey JoeExcellent1
Great Heck - Yakima IPAExcellent1
Bad Co. - Communication MeltdownGood1
Acorn - DarknessGood1
Kirkstall - Dissolution IPAGood1
Hop Studio - Spooks PorterGood1
Kelham Island - Riders on the StormGood1
North Riding Brewery - US Session IPAGood1
Theakston - Old PeculierGood1
Copper Dragon - Best BitterGood1
Caledonian - Deuchars IPANot Tried0
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)Not Tried0
Ossett - Silver KingNot Tried0
Leeds - Midnight BellNot Tried0
Copper Dragon - Golden PippinNot Tried0
Theakston - Best BitterNot Tried0
Leeds - Leeds PaleNot Tried0
Kirkstall - Kirkstall Pale AleNot Tried0
Kirkstall - Three SwordsNot Tried0
Ilkley - PaleNot Tried0
Leeds - Yorkshire GoldNot Tried0
Rudgate - Ruby MildNot Tried0
Timothy Taylor - Golden BestNot Tried0
Wensleydale - Rowley MildNot Tried0
Moorhouse's - APA SpecialNot Tried0
Kelham Island - Pale RiderNot Tried0
Saltaire - Saltaire BlondeNot Tried0
Black Dog - RHATASNot Tried0
Timothy Taylor - LandlordNot Tried0
Kelham Island - Easy RiderNot Tried0
Ilkley - Mary JaneNot Tried0
Atom - IPANot Tried0
Vocation - Chop & Change TopazNot Tried0
Dark Star - Espresso StoutNot Tried0
Summer Wine (SWB) - Oregon Pale Ale Not Tried0
Brass Castle - Snow EaterNot Tried0

Visits Details

20 May 2017 (McGargle)
Very busy early evening. Had tasters of my friends real ale and three out of three were flabby and lacking condition. Not good.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Five Points - First Brew: Pale Ale 4.40ExcellentReliably fresh and hoppy from a keg.
07 Jun 2016 (Mick)
Busier here. Good choice of beer as always.
BeerABVScoreNotes
North Riding Brewery - US Session IPA3.80GoodNice IPA
Bad Co. - Communication Meltdown5.60GoodNice strong ale.
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Theakston - Old Peculier5.60Not Tried
Dark Star - Espresso Stout4.20Not Tried
Ilkley - Mary Jane3.50Not Tried
Kirkstall - Kirkstall Pale Ale4.00Not Tried
Summer Wine (SWB) - Oregon Pale Ale 5.50Not Tried
Brass Castle - Snow Eater4.80Not Tried
22 Feb 2016 (Mick)
Busy but managed to get a table. Fish and chips divine.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Great Heck - Yakima IPA7.40ExcellentSuperb !
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Theakston - Old Peculier5.60Not Tried
Ilkley - Mary Jane3.50Not Tried
Kirkstall - Kirkstall Pale Ale4.00Not Tried
Atom - IPA5.60Not Tried
Vocation - Chop & Change Topaz4.50Not Tried
11 May 2015 (Mick)
Busy friendly pub, nice atmosphere.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Elland - Beyond the Pale4.20ExcellentVery nice pale hoppy ale.
Geeves - Smokey Joe5.00ExcellentVery nice stout, went a treat with the fish and chips.
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Theakston - Old Peculier5.60Not Tried
Kelham Island - Easy Rider4.30Not Tried
Theakston - Best Bitter3.80Not Tried
Kirkstall - Kirkstall Pale Ale4.00Not Tried
02 Jun 2014 (Mick)
Very busy, friendly pub.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Theakston - Old Peculier5.60GoodNice dark beer in excellent condition
Acorn - Darkness4.20GoodSolid pint of mild
Theakston - Best Bitter3.80Not Tried
Timothy Taylor - Golden Best3.50Not Tried
Black Dog - RHATAS4.60Not Tried
Kirkstall - Kirkstall Pale Ale4.00Not Tried
06 Jan 2014 (Mick)
Nice selection of ales. Copper topped bar and tables.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kelham Island - Riders on the Storm4.50GoodNice golden beer, well balaced and very moreish.
Kelham Island - Pale Rider5.20Not Tried
Theakston - Old Peculier5.60Not Tried
Saltaire - Saltaire Blonde4.00Not Tried
Kirkstall - Kirkstall Pale Ale4.00Not Tried
10 Mar 2013 (Mick)
Another quite pub tonight, 4 customers including me.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hop Studio - Spooks Porter4.30GoodNice porter, sweet coffee and cream.
Rudgate - Ruby Mild4.40Not Tried
Theakston - Old Peculier5.60Not Tried
Theakston - Best Bitter3.80Not Tried
Timothy Taylor - Golden Best3.50Not Tried
Wensleydale - Rowley Mild3.20Not Tried
Kirkstall - Kirkstall Pale Ale4.00Not Tried
Moorhouse's - APA Special4.80Not Tried
28 Aug 2012 (Mick)
Moderately busy, nice pub.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kirkstall - Dissolution IPA5.00GoodNice IPA, shame about the sparkler.
Theakston - Old Peculier5.60Not Tried
Ilkley - Pale4.20Not Tried
Leeds - Yorkshire Gold4.00Not Tried
03 Jan 2012 (Mick)
Nice pub
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ilkley - Black3.70ExcellentNice, a dark mild, rich, smooth and little hop.
Theakston - Old Peculier5.60Not Tried
Copper Dragon - Golden Pippin3.90Not Tried
Theakston - Best Bitter3.80Not Tried
Leeds - Midnight Bell4.80Not Tried
Leeds - Leeds Pale3.80Not Tried
Kirkstall - Kirkstall Pale Ale4.00Not Tried
Kirkstall - Three Swords4.50Not Tried
09 Aug 2011 (Mick)
Most people were sitting outside. I stood at the copper topped bar and enjoyed the beer and the interior.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Copper Dragon - Best Bitter3.80GoodNice session bitter, perfect balance of hops and malt, could drink this all evening.
Caledonian - Deuchars IPA3.80Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)4.20Not Tried
Theakston - Old Peculier5.60Not Tried
Ossett - Silver King4.30Not Tried
Leeds - Midnight Bell4.80Not Tried

About the Whitelock's Ale House

The pub sign. Whitelock's Ale House, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Summary of Beer Scores

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Exceptional-
Excellent5
Good8
Acceptable-
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6HB.

Narrow pub in a narrow alley, all too easy to miss if you are not looking for it. In Turk's Head Yard off Briggate. Splendid Victorian interior.

We have visited this pub 10 times, seen 38 different beers and tried 13 of them.

Map location

Postcode: LS1 6HB