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St Machar Bar (Free House)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Inveralmond - Tight Head AleExcellent1
Harviestoun - Old Engine OilExcellent1
Stewart - Cross FireGood1
Drygate - Seven PeaksGood4
Stewart - Pentland IPAGood1
Orkney (Sinclair) - DragonheadAcceptable1
Deeside - MacbethPoor1
Inveralmond - Lia FailNot Tried0
Inveralmond - Ossian's AleNot Tried0
Orkney (Sinclair) - Dark IslandNot Tried0
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London PrideNot Tried0
Caledonian - Deuchars IPANot Tried0
Arran (formerly Isle of Arran) - Red SquirrelNot Tried0
Inveralmond - Inkie PinkieNot Tried0
Caledonian - Edinburgh CastleNot Tried0
Black Wolf (formerly Traditional Scottish Ales (TSA)) - TundraNot Tried0
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin IPA (was Ruby Beer, was Hobgoblin)Not Tried0

Visits Details

06 Dec 2019 (McGargle)
Busy, post exams.
Stewart - Pentland IPA4.10GoodServed fresh, excellent condition.
Orkney (Sinclair) - Dark Island4.60Not Tried
Inveralmond - Ossian's Ale4.10Not Tried
06 May 2019 (McGargle)
Quiet buzz.
Stewart - Cross Fire4.30GoodLight, fruity. Just what was needed after a trying afternoon.
Inveralmond - Lia Fail4.70Not Tried
Inveralmond - Ossian's Ale4.10Not Tried
07 Jul 2017 (McGargle)
Quiet. Out of term.
Deeside - Macbeth4.10PoorServed numbingly cold.
Caledonian - Deuchars IPA3.80Not Tried
Caledonian - Edinburgh Castle4.10Not Tried
26 Apr 2017 (McGargle)
Pleasantly busy.
Inveralmond - Tight Head Ale4.20ExcellentPulled through a tight sparkler this scores for the serve rather than the beer.
Caledonian - Deuchars IPA3.80Not Tried
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin IPA (was Ruby Beer, was Hobgoblin)4.50Not Tried
30 Jun 2016 (McGargle)
Like this place. an old style local in the heart of Academia.
Drygate - Seven Peaks5.00GoodAlmost a house beer? Sound choice.
Caledonian - Deuchars IPA3.80Not Tried
Deeside - Macbeth4.10Not Tried
17 Dec 2015 (McGargle)
Quiet early evening.
Drygate - Seven Peaks5.00GoodHazy as usual.
Caledonian - Deuchars IPA3.80Not Tried
Black Wolf (formerly Traditional Scottish Ales (TSA)) - Tundra4.80Not Tried
10 Dec 2015 (McGargle)
Busy, friendly.
Drygate - Seven Peaks5.00ExcellentFresh cask.
09 Dec 2015 (McGargle)
List as last night plus one from TSA.
Harviestoun - Old Engine Oil4.50Excellent
08 Dec 2015 (McGargle)
Old friend made an appearance. Tendered £20, given change for £10. Funny how it never happens the other way round.
Orkney (Sinclair) - Dragonhead4.00AcceptableChocolatey but no roasted grains. Finish a bit thin.
Harviestoun - Old Engine Oil4.50Not Tried
Caledonian - Edinburgh Castle4.10Not Tried
29 Jun 2015 (McGargle)
Quite quiet.
Drygate - Seven Peaks5.00GoodVery murky but tasty APA.
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Caledonian - Deuchars IPA3.80Not Tried
Arran (formerly Isle of Arran) - Red Squirrel3.90Not Tried
Inveralmond - Inkie Pinkie3.70Not Tried

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About the St Machar Bar

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB24 3EN.

Long narrow bar in the heart of university area of Old Aberdeen. Popular community local also enjoyed by tourists, students and academics.

We have visited this pub 17 times, seen 32 different beers and tried 16 of them.

Map location

Postcode: AB24 3EN