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The Merton Inn (Freehouse)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Batemans - Brouwerij 't IJ IjbokExceptional1
Coach House - Dick TurpinGood1
Yeovil - Posh IPAGood1
Adnams - FishermanNot Tried0
Thwaites - Crafty DevilNot Tried0
Wadworth - BlunderbussNot Tried0
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Birra Del Borgo Tutto Fa BrodoNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Coach House - Squire's Gold Spring AleNot Tried0
Lymestone - Stone CutterNot Tried0
Wood's - ChestnutNot Tried0
Wild Weather - Howlin' GaleNot Tried0
Elgood's - Cambridge IPANot Tried0
Banks's - Feral Hop HogNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Merton Inn, Bootle, Merseyside

Visits Details

22 May 2015 (HSB)
13:00 Met my son from work and came here for lunch. Very busy. Usual Spoons problem of insufficient staff.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Coach House - Dick Turpin4.20GoodVery malty
Yeovil - Posh IPA5.40Good
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Coach House - Squire's Gold Spring Ale4.20Not Tried
Lymestone - Stone Cutter3.70Not Tried
Wood's - Chestnut3.50Not Tried
Wild Weather - Howlin' Gale3.90Not Tried
Elgood's - Cambridge IPA4.70Not Tried
Banks's - Feral Hop Hog5.60Not Tried
14 Nov 2012 (Alenomore)
18:00 visit. An easy local bus ride from the Stoneycroft area to Bootle finds me in this very impressive Wetherspoons, ex pub, conversion. Nice place with a mixed crowd of early evening diners/drinkers. Moderate ale range on.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Batemans - Brouwerij 't IJ Ijbok6.00ExceptionalAgain, sampled all over, many times recently, and consistently good.
Adnams - Fisherman4.50Not Tried
Thwaites - Crafty Devil4.30Not Tried
Wadworth - Blunderbuss5.00Not Tried
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Birra Del Borgo Tutto Fa Brodo4.20Not Tried

About The Merton Inn

The pub sign. The Merton Inn, Bootle, Merseyside

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional1
Excellent-
Good2
Acceptable-
Poor-

The pub is found in Bootle, Merseyside, L20 3BW.

Wetherspoon's conversion of a former Victorian villa. Tastefully decorated and fitted out. Several different areas to choose from to drink or dine. All usual JDW refinements found. A former Good Beer Guide entry, with two previous entries in 2011/12. Relinquished by Wetherspoon's in December 2016 and now run by an individual, selling beers from the Marston's group.

We have visited this pub twice, seen 14 different beers and tried 3 of them.

Map location

Postcode: L20 3BW