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Green Dragon (Admiral Taverns)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Grain - OakExcellent1
Green Jack - TrawlerboysExcellent2
Norfolk Brewhouse - Moon Gazer Dark MildExcellent1
Newby Wyke - Kingston TopazGood1
Mauldons - Blackberry PorterGood1
Arkell's - 3BGood1
Grain - Blackwood StoutGood1
Norfolk Brewhouse - Moon Gazer Ruby AleAcceptable2
Grain - Best BitterAcceptable1
Adnams - Southwold BitterNot Tried0
Nethergate (was Nethergate Growler for a while then name reverted) - Lemon HeadNot Tried0
Wychwood - HobgoblinNot Tried0
Wolf - Mad WolfNot Tried0
Woodforde's - WherryNot Tried0
Robinsons - Trooper (superseded by 4.7% version)Not Tried0
Jennings - Cumberland AleNot Tried0
Wolf - Granny Wouldn't Like It !!!Not Tried0
Picture 1. Green Dragon, Wymondham, Norfolk
Picture 2. Green Dragon, Wymondham, Norfolk
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

30 May 2014 (HSB)
16:20 Open Garden Tour refreshment break. Thought it might be just drinkers but still people dining. Landlord was rather brusque.
Grain - Blackwood Stout5.00Good
Jennings - Cumberland Ale4.00Not Tried
Wychwood - Hobgoblin4.50Not Tried
Wolf - Granny Wouldn't Like It !!!4.80Not Tried
04 Apr 2014 (HSB)
13:00 Pub was full with diners. Only one other drinker, took ages to get served as one person behind bar busy taking complicated food orders. When I did get a beer it was freezing. This is the current rural pub of the year for the local CAMRA branch. I have no idea why.
Norfolk Brewhouse - Moon Gazer Ruby Ale4.00PoorFreezing cold destroys any taste.
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried
Mauldons - Blackberry Porter4.80Not Tried
Robinsons - Trooper (superseded by 4.7% version)4.80Not Tried
03 Apr 2014 (Wittenden)
Very atmospheric on a Thursday lunchtime.A comfortable hum from drinkers and diners.We sat in the little bar and discussed hedgehogs and stalking.
Norfolk Brewhouse - Moon Gazer Dark Mild4.90ExcellentIntriguing earthy,soft fruit flavour underlying roasty malt.Initially dry,then richer.
Norfolk Brewhouse - Moon Gazer Ruby Ale4.00GoodToasty dark best bitter.
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried
Robinsons - Trooper (superseded by 4.7% version)4.80Not Tried
09 Mar 2014 (HSB)
12:15 Snug was full, scrum at the bar. One man serving. Went to the Feathers.
12 Feb 2014 (HSB)
19:00 Power cut at home so we had to go out to eat. A preprandial seemed a good idea.
Newby Wyke - Kingston Topaz4.20Good
Wychwood - Hobgoblin4.50Not Tried
Woodforde's - Wherry3.80Not Tried
20 Sep 2013 (HSB)
18:30 A quick pint whilst waiting for my lift home. Busy with diners.
Green Jack - Trawlerboys4.60Excellent
20 Sep 2013 (HSB)
12:00 First in. Good conversation between me, my mate and two other early doors drinkers of a similar age to us.
Green Jack - Trawlerboys4.60Excellent
Wychwood - Hobgoblin4.50Not Tried
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried
Wolf - Mad Wolf4.70Not Tried
19 Jul 2013 (HSB)
17:30 Garden busy. Pub quiet.
Grain - Oak3.80Excellent
Arkell's - 3B4.00GoodNot seen the beer for years. Sweet but not too sweet.
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried
Nethergate (was Nethergate Growler for a while then name reverted) - Lemon Head4.00Not Tried
19 Apr 2013 (HSB)
Busy and noisy, not a time to try and sit and read as I had planned to do.
Mauldons - Blackberry Porter4.80Good
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried
13 Jul 2012 (HSB)
Our group filed the snug.
Grain - Best Bitter4.20AcceptableToo cold

About the Green Dragon

The pub sign. Green Dragon, Wymondham, Norfolk

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Wymondham, Norfolk, NR18 0PH.

Ancient pub, frontage still shows charring from the Great Fire of Wymondham. Two bars, one mainly used for dining. The room with the bar is very atmospheric. Guest beers from the SIBA range.

We have visited this pub 10 times, seen 17 different beers and tried 9 of them.

Map location

Postcode: NR18 0PH