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The Chequers (Greene King)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Haresfoot - Totem American IPAExceptional1
Oakham - CitraExcellent1
Belhaven - Wembley 67Excellent1
Buntingford - Polar StarExcellent1
Oakham - AsylumExcellent1
Brewhouse Biggleswade - Plum PorterGood1
Greene King - 1799Good2
Leighton Buzzard - Black BuzzardNot Tried0
Nobby's - The GuzzlerNot Tried0
Mad Squirrel (formerly Red Squirrel) - Without Fire Smoked MärzenNot Tried0
Greene King - IPANot Tried0
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled HenNot Tried0
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Greene King - IPA GoldNot Tried0
Greene King - IPA Reserve Not Tried0
Tring - Rocket ManNot Tried0
Mighty Oak - Oscar Wilde MildNot Tried0
Greene King - XX Dark MildNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Chequers, Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Picture 2. The Chequers, Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

19 May 2017 (Magnus Greel)
Mid evening and fairly busy as expected for a Friday, venue for our Friday Evening Group which I'm an occasional visitor.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - Asylum4.50ExcellentFiery and spicy. Nice.
Oakham - Citra4.20ExcellentMy eyes lit up when this came on and I wasn't disappointed.
Belhaven - Wembley 674.20ExcellentHoppy and refreshing. Excellent.
Brewhouse Biggleswade - Plum Porter5.00GoodHmm fairly bland not as I was expecting.
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Greene King - XX Dark Mild3.00Not Tried
Leighton Buzzard - Black Buzzard5.80Not Tried
Nobby's - The Guzzler3.60Not Tried
Mad Squirrel (formerly Red Squirrel) - Without Fire Smoked Märzen5.80Not Tried
22 Nov 2014 (HSB)
16:00 Reasonably quiet until the Rugby contingent came in to watch the match on the television.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Haresfoot - Totem American IPA4.50ExceptionalA superb beer, the American hops give it an exceptional flavour. My only concern is that in these days of ever changing beer ranges and the novelty factor will I ever see it for sale again.
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
Mighty Oak - Oscar Wilde Mild3.70Not Tried
Greene King - XX Dark Mild3.00Not Tried
Greene King - IPA Reserve 5.40Not Tried
10 Oct 2013 (HSB)
16:15 Second visit of the day. Still quiet.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - 17994.50GoodMuch better than this morning.
10 Oct 2013 (HSB)
11:25 My group had the pub to ourselves. Very friendly staff.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Buntingford - Polar Star4.40ExcellentLovely hoppy beer.
Greene King - 17994.50AcceptableFirst time I have tried this beer. Bit thin and not bitter enough.
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Greene King - IPA Gold4.10Not Tried
Greene King - IPA Reserve 5.40Not Tried
Tring - Rocket Man4.30Not Tried

About The Chequers

The pub sign. The Chequers, Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional1
Excellent4
Good2
Acceptable1
Poor-

The pub is found in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 3LL.

In High Street, recently (early 2010s) renovated and re-opened after a period of closure. Knocked into one room, with an eclectic mix of furniture. Greene King tied but the landlady is able to stock micros.

We have visited this pub 4 times, seen 18 different beers and tried 7 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SG1 3LL