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Golden Lion

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Moorhouse's - Pendle Witches BrewExcellent1
Caledonian - Deuchars IPANot Tried0
Theakston - Best BitterNot Tried0
Theakston - Black Bull BitterNot Tried0
Moorhouse's - Pride of PendleNot Tried0
Ringwood - RazorbackNot Tried0
Picture 1. Golden Lion, Lancaster, Lancashire
Picture 2. Golden Lion, Lancaster, Lancashire
Picture 3. Golden Lion, Lancaster, Lancashire

Visits Details

18 Aug 2012 (ChrisE)
I originally just popped in here to ask directions, but the sight of five ales on handpump made me decide to have a drink as well. This pub is well worth a visit and I am glad that I came in, I was also advised of a useful short cut to the Moorlands pub.
Moorhouse's - Pendle Witches Brew5.10ExcellentWith the history of this pub I just had to have one of these, a very well kept pint.
Caledonian - Deuchars IPA3.80Not Tried
Theakston - Best Bitter3.80Not Tried
Theakston - Black Bull Bitter3.90Not Tried
Moorhouse's - Pride of Pendle4.10Not Tried
Ringwood - Razorback3.80Not Tried

About the Golden Lion

The pub sign. Golden Lion, Lancaster, Lancashire

Summary of Beer Scores


The pub is found in Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1QD.

Large traditional pub retaining its Matthew Brown Lion Ales windows, the pub is reputed to be the place where the Lancashire Witches (or Pendle Witches) were brought for a final drink before being hanged, and they are commemorated by a plaque outside the pub.

We have visited this pub once, seen 6 different beers and tried 1 of them.

Map location

Postcode: LA1 1QD