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The Dove (Greene King)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Woodforde's - Once BitternGood1
Wolf - Edith CavellGood1
Green Jack - TrawlerboysAcceptable1
Elgood's - WarriorAcceptable1
Woodforde's - WherryNot Tried0
Black Country - Fireside BitterNot Tried0
Nethergate (was Nethergate Growler for a while then name reverted) - Old GrowlerNot Tried0
Milestone - Shine OnNot Tried0
Abbeydale - DeceptionNot Tried0
Humpty Dumpty - PorterNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Dove, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Visits Details

30 Nov 2013 (HSB)
12:35 This pub has been on my list of ones to try for some time. Greene King owned but free of tie. Sadly, I was disappointed. The beer quality was far below my expectations.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Green Jack - Trawlerboys4.60AcceptableMy first beer, Colchester Metropolis, was cloudy and when noticed by the Landlord changed at his instigation. Unfortunately this replacement was not much better.
Elgood's - Warrior5.50AcceptableFresh on and served from the cellar as two beers had run out. No condition whatsoever.
Woodforde's - Wherry3.80Not Tried
Abbeydale - Deception4.10Not Tried
Humpty Dumpty - Porter5.40Not Tried
Woodforde's - Once Bittern4.10Not Tried
Wolf - Edith Cavell3.70Not Tried
05 Oct 2013 (Stephen Harris)
I arrived just a few minutes past noon on a Saturday, thinking the pub might be a little quiet but it was not at all, with plenty of customers in. A notably friendly welcome from the barman, who, when he saw me eyeing the crisps selection, drew my attention to the pie and a pint for £4 offer, of which I took advantage.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Woodforde's - Once Bittern4.10GoodAmber-coloured, malty and fruity.
Wolf - Edith Cavell3.70GoodGolden, with some spicy, peppery hop tastes.
Woodforde's - Wherry3.80Not Tried
Black Country - Fireside Bitter5.00Not Tried
Nethergate (was Nethergate Growler for a while then name reverted) - Old Growler5.00Not Tried
Milestone - Shine On4.00Not Tried

About The Dove

The pub sign. The Dove, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent-
Good2
Acceptable2
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3JU.

This pub lies in a residential street, about ten minutes walk from Bury town centre. Effectively all one bar, but split into two distinct areas. There is a quite spartan area in front of the bar and a more comfy, carpeted area to the side. CAMRA East Anglia Regional Pub of the Year for 2013.

We have visited this pub twice, seen 10 different beers and tried 4 of them.

Map location

Postcode: IP33 3JU