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The Wheatsheaf (Freehouse)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Batemans - XBGood2
Copthorne - GoldGood1
Poachers - Shy Talk BitterAcceptable1
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled HenNot Tried0
Timothy Taylor - LandlordNot Tried0
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - TigerNot Tried0
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Poachers - PrideNot Tried0

Visits Details

20 Jul 2014 (Wittenden)
Sunday lunchtime on a showery but mild July day.Some diners, a few drinkers on the benches in front.Ambience not improved by the 90's disco music in the background.
Poachers - Shy Talk Bitter3.70AcceptableDescribed as Pale Ale. Insubstantial.
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Poachers - Pride4.00Not Tried
14 Dec 2012 (Wittenden)
We met the Midlands branch of the family for lunch on a torrential December Friday. Busy with a large elderly birthday party and a group of beddragled shooting gents.
Batemans - XB3.70GoodFine , agricultural pint from an unfashionable but proper brewery. Deep, riverlike malt.
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Tiger4.20Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
19 Feb 2012 (Wittenden)
Busy with groups of diners and drinkers on a Sunday lunchtime.Holt's Mild listed as coming soon. Oh lucky pub!
Copthorne - Gold3.60GoodGolden, citrussy.Full of hops. Could do with a bit more backbone.
Batemans - XB3.70AcceptableMid brown,malt driven.Initial iodine taste, leading to a traditional bitter experience.
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried

About The Wheatsheaf

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Dry Doddington, Lincolnshire, NG23 5HU.

Attractive yellow washed stone built pub opposite a church with a remarkably leaning tower so why travel to Pisa?

We have visited this pub 3 times, seen 8 different beers and tried 3 of them.

Map location

Postcode: NG23 5HU