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The Bodega (Fitzgerald (now Ladhar Group))

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Castle Rock - CrayfishExcellent1
Elland - Demons EyeExcellent1
Elland - I.P.A.Excellent1
Elland - Midnight RiderExcellent1
Hop Back - Golden GristExcellent1
Mayflower - Douglas ValleyExcellent1
Mr Grundy's - No Man's LandExcellent1
Ouseburn Valley - Milk StoutExcellent1
Rooster's - Last StandExcellent1
Jarrow - IsisGood1
Great Corby (formerly Cumberland) - Corby NoirAcceptable1
Tyne Bank - Silver DollarAcceptable1
Big Lamp - Prince Bishop AleNot Tried0
Blindmans - BuffNot Tried0
Blindmans - IcarusNot Tried0
Bristol Beer Factory - Seven Not Tried0
Burning Sky - PlateauNot Tried0
Cotswold Spring - Codger (or Codrington Codger)Not Tried0
Durham - EvensongNot Tried0
Durham - MagusNot Tried0
Fyne - JarlNot Tried0
Hadrian and Border - Secret KingdomNot Tried0
Marble - Chocolate MarbleNot Tried0
Oakham - Green Hop Harvest AleNot Tried0
Phoenix - Wobbly BobNot Tried0
Welbeck Abbey - Ernest GeorgeNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Bodega, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Visits Details

21 Nov 2013 (Stephen Harris)
Early evening and it is busy in here – I found a seat under the lovely skylight at the rear of the pub.
Great Corby (formerly Cumberland) - Corby Noir4.50AcceptableVery deep ruby red in colour. A somewhat fruity, thin-tasting, mild. Served with a thick, creamy head.
Durham - Magus3.80Not Tried
Big Lamp - Prince Bishop Ale4.80Not Tried
Fyne - Jarl3.80Not Tried
Bristol Beer Factory - Seven 4.20Not Tried
Oakham - Green Hop Harvest Ale3.60Not Tried
Burning Sky - Plateau3.50Not Tried
20 Sep 2011 (Flying.geordie)
Rooster's - Last Stand4.30Excellent
03 Sep 2011 (Flying.geordie)
Castle Rock - Crayfish6.00Excellent
Elland - Demons Eye5.20Excellent
30 Aug 2011 (Flying.geordie)
Hop Back - Golden Grist4.20Excellent
21 Aug 2011 (davidg83)
Again very quiet.
Jarrow - Isis5.00GoodLight coloured malty ale. Quite thin body + very sweet for 5%.
Hadrian and Border - Secret Kingdom4.30Not Tried
Cotswold Spring - Codger (or Codrington Codger)4.20Not Tried
Durham - Magus3.80Not Tried
Blindmans - Buff3.60Not Tried
Blindmans - Icarus4.50Not Tried
Big Lamp - Prince Bishop Ale4.80Not Tried
Welbeck Abbey - Ernest George4.20Not Tried
09 Aug 2011 (Flying.geordie)
Mr Grundy's - No Man's Land4.50Excellent
Elland - I.P.A.4.60Excellent
06 Aug 2011 (Flying.geordie)
Elland - Midnight Rider4.40Excellent
05 Aug 2011 (davidg83)
Quiet. Very quiet.
Tyne Bank - Silver Dollar4.90AcceptableGolden ale. Floral nose and thin head. Full of ripe fruit initially but ends astringent with bitter hop finish. Need another pint to judge as there was a lot going on in this one.
Phoenix - Wobbly Bob6.00Not Tried
Durham - Evensong5.00Not Tried
Durham - Magus3.80Not Tried
Big Lamp - Prince Bishop Ale4.80Not Tried
Marble - Chocolate Marble5.50Not Tried
Jarrow - Isis5.00Not Tried
Elland - Midnight Rider4.40Not Tried
30 Jul 2011 (Flying.geordie)
Mayflower - Douglas Valley4.00Excellent
12 Jul 2011 (Flying.geordie)
Ouseburn Valley - Milk Stout4.40Excellent

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About The Bodega

The pub sign. The Bodega, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Summary of Beer Scores


The pub is found in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 4AG.

From the outside this looks like a small traditional pub. However the interior is rather large and has the feel of a Wetherspoon's crossed with a patio. There is a lovely glass dome in the centre of the roof above the central room.

We have visited this pub 32 times, seen 61 different beers and tried 43 of them.

Map location

Postcode: NE1 4AG