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Horse & Jockey (Freehouse)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Bootleg - Chorlton Pale AleGood2
Bootleg - Urban FoxAcceptable1
Beartown (latterly part of Manning Brewers) - Santa's ClawsNot Tried0
Facer's - DHB (Dave's Hoppy Beer)Not Tried0
Holt's (see also Joseph Holt) - Two HootsNot Tried0
Joseph Holt (see also Holt's) - IPANot Tried0
Holt's (see also Joseph Holt) - BitterNot Tried0

Visits Details

17 Apr 2017 (Stephen Harris)
I honestly had no idea that such a thing existed as a posh area of Manchester, but exist it does and this pub appears to be at the epicentre. Busy at lunchtime, mostly with diners, and we sat outside at the front.
Bootleg - Chorlton Pale Ale4.00ExcellentI thought this was a classic, straw-coloured, Manchester-style Bitter – to the extent that I can remember such things.
Bootleg - Urban Fox4.20AcceptableA Red Ale, and, to be honest, a bit too red for me.
Holt's (see also Joseph Holt) - Two Hoots4.20Not Tried
Joseph Holt (see also Holt's) - IPA3.80Not Tried
Holt's (see also Joseph Holt) - Bitter4.00Not Tried
20 Dec 2011 (Martin the Mildman)
Busy with pre Christmas diners on a Tuesday lunchtime.
Bootleg - Chorlton Pale Ale4.00AcceptableServed too cold with a chill haze, knocking out most of the flavour in the beer. Some hoppiness in there somewhere. Didn't wait for it to warm up as other places were calling. My score 14/20 with B for quality, has potential to be better.
Beartown (latterly part of Manning Brewers) - Santa's Claws4.50Not Tried
Facer's - DHB (Dave's Hoppy Beer)4.30Not Tried

About the Horse & Jockey

The pub sign. Horse & Jockey, Chorlton, Greater Manchester

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Chorlton, Greater Manchester, M21 9HS.

Low ceilinged open plan pub with several distinct seating areas. Modern decor in an old pub does not sit quite right. On site brewery called Bootleg and its beers appear regularly on the bar along with other local and national guests.

We have visited this pub twice, seen 7 different beers and tried 2 of them.

Map location

Postcode: M21 9HS