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The King's Head (Black Country Ales)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Peerless - Full WhackExcellent1
Roam (formerly Tavy) - Ideal Pale AleExcellent1
Sandiway - Hop SecretExcellent1
Titanic - Chocolate & Vanilla StoutExcellent1
Allendale - Black GrouseExcellent1
Old Worthy - Half 'n Half AleGood1
Sadler's (see also Windsor Castle entry) - Peaky BlondeGood1
Rebel - Eighty ShillingGood1
Stratford upon Avon - Stratford GoldGood1
Mantle - Cwrw TeifiGood1
Hardknott - Code BlackGood1
Exit 33 (formerly The Brew Company then Sky's Edge) - Oat StoutGood1
Magic Rock - AcrobatGood1
Malmesbury - Burnivale HopGood1
Art Brew - NowGood1
Wimbledon - Quartermaine IPAGood1
Mantle - Dark HeartGood1
Empire - Strikes BackGood1
Elliswood - Hands to BatheGood1
Itchen Valley - Russian WinterGood1
Broughs - SpringfieldGood1
Evan Evans - WarriorGood1
Marston's - BassNot Tried0
Bath Ales - Gem BitterNot Tried0
St Austell - Dartmoor Best Bitter (previously 3.9%)Not Tried0
Warwickshire - Darling BudsNot Tried0
Wickwar - Bankers DraftNot Tried0
Skinner's - Ginger TosserNot Tried0
North Cotswold - ShagweaverNot Tried0
Warwickshire Beer Co. (Bakehouse) - CupcakeNot Tried0
Dark Star - The Art of DarknessNot Tried0
Brampton - Jerusalem Not Tried0
Three Tuns - RantipoleNot Tried0
Rooster's - High TeaNot Tried0
Black Country - BFG Bradley's Finest GoldenNot Tried0
Black Country - Fireside BitterNot Tried0
Black Country - Pig on the Wall MildNot Tried0
Copper Dragon - Best BitterNot Tried0
Beowulf - Mercian ShineNot Tried0
Dancing Duck - dcukNot Tried0
Celt Experience (now brands are owned by Evans Evans) - Castell CochNot Tried0
Fownes - Z Is Stripey OssNot Tried0
Norfolk Brewhouse (uses Moongazer brand name too) - Moon Gazer Dark MildNot Tried0
Coors - M&B Brew XI (brewed at Brains)Not Tried0
Silver Brewhouse (formerly Raw) - Anubis PorterNot Tried0
Exit 33 (formerly The Brew Company then Sky's Edge) - Slaker Pale AleNot Tried0
Kinver - Light RailwayNot Tried0
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Orkney PorterNot Tried0
Peerless - TechtonicNot Tried0
Lacons - LegacyNot Tried0
Black Country - BFGNot Tried0
Salopian - Far SideNot Tried0
Salopian - PathfinderNot Tried0
Tudor - Skirrid Welsh BitterNot Tried0
Titanic - White StarNot Tried0
Elgood's - Mamma Meerkat! The MovieNot Tried0
Mad Dog - Mister TeeNot Tried0

Visits Details

12 Jul 2019 (Stu)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Titanic - Chocolate & Vanilla Stout4.50Excellent
Black Country - BFG Bradley's Finest Golden4.20Not Tried
Black Country - Fireside Bitter5.00Not Tried
Black Country - Pig on the Wall Mild4.30Not Tried
Tudor - Skirrid Welsh Bitter4.20Not Tried
Titanic - White Star4.50Not Tried
Elgood's - Mamma Meerkat! The Movie3.70Not Tried
Mad Dog - Mister Tee4.80Not Tried
24 Feb 2018 (Stu)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Wimbledon - Quartermaine IPA5.80Good
Black Country - Fireside Bitter5.00Not Tried
Black Country - Pig on the Wall Mild4.30Not Tried
Lacons - Legacy4.40Not Tried
Black Country - BFG4.20Not Tried
Salopian - Far Side4.80Not Tried
Salopian - Pathfinder5.00Not Tried
01 Jul 2017 (Stu)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Sandiway - Hop Secret4.50Excellent
Stratford upon Avon - Stratford Gold3.80Good
Kinver - Light Railway3.80Not Tried
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Orkney Porter9.00Not Tried
Peerless - Techtonic6.20Not Tried
16 Jan 2015 (Stu)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Broughs - Springfield4.00Good
Old Worthy - Half 'n Half Ale5.00Good
Silver Brewhouse (formerly Raw) - Anubis Porter5.20Not Tried
Exit 33 (formerly The Brew Company then Sky's Edge) - Slaker Pale Ale3.80Not Tried
12 Dec 2014 (Stu)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Mantle - Dark Heart5.20Good
Black Country - Pig on the Wall Mild4.30Not Tried
Coors - M&B Brew XI (brewed at Brains)3.60Not Tried
28 Nov 2014 (Stu)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Mantle - Cwrw Teifi4.50Good
Magic Rock - Acrobat6.20Good
Black Country - BFG Bradley's Finest Golden4.20Not Tried
Black Country - Fireside Bitter5.00Not Tried
Black Country - Pig on the Wall Mild4.30Not Tried
Norfolk Brewhouse (uses Moongazer brand name too) - Moon Gazer Dark Mild4.90Not Tried
02 Aug 2014 (Stu)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Allendale - Black Grouse4.00Excellent
Empire - Strikes Back4.00Good
Sadler's (see also Windsor Castle entry) - Peaky Blonde4.60Good
Black Country - BFG Bradley's Finest Golden4.20Not Tried
Black Country - Fireside Bitter5.00Not Tried
Black Country - Pig on the Wall Mild4.30Not Tried
Fownes - Z Is Stripey Oss4.20Not Tried
16 Jun 2014 (Stu)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hardknott - Code Black5.60Good
Malmesbury - Burnivale Hop3.80Good
Black Country - BFG Bradley's Finest Golden4.20Not Tried
Black Country - Fireside Bitter5.00Not Tried
Black Country - Pig on the Wall Mild4.30Not Tried
Dancing Duck - dcuk4.30Not Tried
Celt Experience (now brands are owned by Evans Evans) - Castell Coch4.70Not Tried
25 Apr 2014 (Stu)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Roam (formerly Tavy) - Ideal Pale Ale4.80Excellent
Evan Evans - Warrior4.60Good
Black Country - BFG Bradley's Finest Golden4.20Not Tried
Black Country - Fireside Bitter5.00Not Tried
Black Country - Pig on the Wall Mild4.30Not Tried
Copper Dragon - Best Bitter3.80Not Tried
Beowulf - Mercian Shine5.00Not Tried
24 Jan 2014 (Stu)
First beer festival of the year, 40 ales with 18 being on at any one time.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Peerless - Full Whack6.00Excellent
Itchen Valley - Russian Winter5.30Good
Rebel - Eighty Shilling5.00Good
Exit 33 (formerly The Brew Company then Sky's Edge) - Oat Stout4.30Good
Art Brew - Now6.50Good
Elliswood - Hands to Bathe4.70Good
Marston's - Bass4.40Not Tried
Bath Ales - Gem Bitter4.10Not Tried
St Austell - Dartmoor Best Bitter (previously 3.9%)3.50Not Tried
Warwickshire - Darling Buds4.00Not Tried
Wickwar - Bankers Draft4.00Not Tried
Skinner's - Ginger Tosser3.80Not Tried
North Cotswold - Shagweaver4.50Not Tried
Warwickshire Beer Co. (Bakehouse) - Cupcake4.10Not Tried
Dark Star - The Art of Darkness3.50Not Tried
Brampton - Jerusalem 4.60Not Tried
Three Tuns - Rantipole3.60Not Tried
Rooster's - High Tea6.20Not Tried

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About The King's Head

Summary of Beer Scores

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Exceptional-
Excellent12
Good27
Acceptable-
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Website.

The pub is found in Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 6RL.

Long thin traditional pub located in King Street. Local CAMRA branch Pub of the Year 2015 and 2016.

We have visited this pub 20 times, seen 101 different beers and tried 39 of them.

Map location

Postcode: LE1 6RL