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The Posada (Star Pubs & Bars (Heineken UK))

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Hobsons - Best BitterExcellent2
Castle Rock - Harvest PaleExcellent1
Pig Iron - A.P.A.Good1
Wye Valley - HPA (Hereford Pale Ale)Good2
Adnams - Southwold BitterAcceptable1
Adnams - Ghost ShipNot Tried0
Hobsons - Town CrierNot Tried0
Eagle (formerly Wells & Young's, formerly Charles Wells, formerly Wells) - Young's London Original (was Bitter)Not Tried0
Pig Iron - BlondeNot Tried0
Wadworth - 6XNot Tried0
Marston's - EPANot Tried0
Ossett - Yorkshire BlondeNot Tried0
Backyard - BlondeNot Tried0
Backyard - State of FluxNot Tried0
Marston's - Posada Pale AleNot Tried0
Backyard - Subversion IPANot Tried0
Greene King - IPANot Tried0
Jennings - Cumberland AleNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Banks's - Tetley's Dark MildNot Tried0
Lancaster - BlondeNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Posada, Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Picture 2. The Posada, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Visits Details

13 May 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late afternoon visit and very quiet here. A rather religious silence prevailed. With reduction of Old Rosie cider's abv from 7.3% to 6.8% the pumpclip here needs changing as does the wall blackboard ad.
Wye Valley - HPA (Hereford Pale Ale)4.00GoodThin gruel
Hobsons - Town Crier4.50Not Tried
Marston's - Posada Pale Ale3.60Not TriedObviously the house beer
Backyard - Subversion IPA4.50Not Tried
28 Jul 2018 (ChrisE)
Saturday afternoon and fairly quiet with indifferent service. We appeared to be the only ones drinking cask ales, I was disappointed to find no amber or dark ales on sale.
Wye Valley - HPA (Hereford Pale Ale)4.00Good
Ossett - Yorkshire Blonde3.90Not Tried
Backyard - Blonde4.10Not Tried
Backyard - State of Flux4.50Not Tried
14 Feb 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening just as the Wolves supporters were leaving to go to the ground for a home match.
Hobsons - Best Bitter3.80Good
Wadworth - 6X4.10Not Tried
Marston's - EPA3.60Not Tried
30 Jul 2015 (HSB)
14:50 Just three others in. Friendly welcome from the barman and the regulars. The bank of snob screens in the former corridor drinking area is a nice survivor. CAMRA's Pub Heritage website only lists nine pubs with them in the country.
Pig Iron - A.P.A.4.50GoodDescribed as an American Pale Ale. Far too malty and not enough hops to warrant the description.
Hobsons - Best Bitter3.80Not Tried
Hobsons - Town Crier4.50Not Tried
Eagle (formerly Wells & Young's, formerly Charles Wells, formerly Wells) - Young's London Original (was Bitter)3.70Not Tried
Pig Iron - Blonde3.80Not Tried
20 May 2014 (Andrew)
Handful of people in.
Hobsons - Best Bitter3.80ExcellentI like Midlands beers.
Castle Rock - Harvest Pale3.80Not Tried
Lancaster - Blonde4.00Not Tried
Adnams - Ghost Ship4.50Not Tried
29 Dec 2013 (Stephen Harris)
Twenty-five years since my last visit to this pub. Jam packed immediately after a match at Molineux. We ignored the ‘No Away Fans’ signs and squeezed in, to a warm welcome. But a bit too crowded for comfort.
Castle Rock - Harvest Pale3.80ExcellentAlways a reliably excellent pint in my view.
Hobsons - Best Bitter3.80Not Tried
Lancaster - Blonde4.00Not Tried
16 Jul 2012 (Philip Pirrip)
2000 hours visit. Perhaps half a dozen drinkers in all. I always find the beer range here disappointing coming from national brands. Friendly welcome upon arrival and a friendly goodbye on departure.
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70AcceptableServed with a tight sparkler which ripped the guts out of this beer. All the bitterness migrated to the head and part way down the glass all that was left was a metallic flavour. Adnams is not a beer to be served this way on any account
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Jennings - Cumberland Ale4.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Banks's - Tetley's Dark Mild3.20Not Tried

About The Posada

The pub sign. The Posada, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Summary of Beer Scores


The pub is found in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV1 1DG.

Located in Lichfield Street in the heart of the city. Externally an attractive old pub with a protruding bay window. Inside it is divided into the front bay window bar and a back seating area. In the front bar the walls are tiled from floor to ceiling with the upper half in white tiles and the lower half in mottled effect yellow / brown tiling. Regularly appears in CAMRA's Good Beer Guide. Offers a discount on pints and halves of real ale for card carrying CAMRA members. 6 handpumps.

We have visited this pub 7 times, seen 19 different beers and tried 5 of them.

Map location

Postcode: WV1 1DG