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The Kings Arms (Ossett)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Blakemere (see also Northern) - Vanilla StoutExcellent1
Rat - Drowned RatExcellent1
Fernandes - Golden ArrowGood1
Acorn - NetherwoodAcceptable1
Ossett - Yorkshire BlondeNot Tried0
Tetley - BitterNot Tried0
Ossett - Silver KingNot Tried0
Fernandes - Malt Shovel MildNot Tried0
Liverpool Organic - CascadeNot Tried0
Nook - Oat StoutNot Tried0
Ossett - The KIngs Arms BitterNot Tried0
Phoenix - Monkeytown MildNot Tried0
Wychwood - Imperial RedNot Tried0
Rooster's - Blind JackNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Kings Arms, Heath, West Yorkshire
Picture 2. The Kings Arms, Heath, West Yorkshire

Visits Details

02 Apr 2015 (Stephen Harris)
A great pub, my first time here. Shame we had only time for a fleeting visit in the late-afternoon.
Acorn - Netherwood4.50AcceptableA rather ordinary, fruity, brown Bitter. Served chilled and with a huge creamy head.
Ossett - Silver King4.30Not Tried
Phoenix - Monkeytown Mild3.90Not Tried
Ossett - Yorkshire Blonde3.90Not Tried
Ossett - The KIngs Arms Bitter4.00Not Tried
Wychwood - Imperial Red4.30Not Tried
Rooster's - Blind Jack3.70Not Tried
31 Jul 2014 (HSB)
12:45 Second stop on our tour of heritage pubs. The bar itself was fully occupied by two men and two dogs so we sampled the snug and the right hand bar which is a 1980s conversion to a public room which matches the style of the original parts of the pub.
Rat - Drowned Rat4.30ExcellentPale hoppy bitter
Tetley - Bitter3.70Not Tried
Ossett - Silver King4.30Not Tried
Fernandes - Malt Shovel Mild3.80Not Tried
Ossett - Yorkshire Blonde3.90Not Tried
Liverpool Organic - Cascade3.80Not Tried
Nook - Oat Stout5.20Not Tried
Ossett - The KIngs Arms Bitter4.00Not Tried
12 Apr 2014 (Nick Willis)
Wonderful old pub with many nooks and crannies. Set on common land just outside Wakefield.
Blakemere (see also Northern) - Vanilla Stout5.00Excellent
Fernandes - Golden Arrow4.20Good
Ossett - Yorkshire Blonde3.90Not Tried

About The Kings Arms

The pub sign. The Kings Arms, Heath, West Yorkshire

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Heath, West Yorkshire, WF1 5SL.

On Heath Common a short distance from Wakefield it was acquired by Clark's Brewery in 1989 and is now leased to Ossett Brewery. Built in the early 1700s and converted into a public house in 1841, it consists of 3 oak-panelled rooms with gas lighting, plus a conservatory and gardens to the rear. The pub has over thirty working gas lights, possibly the largest number in any UK pub.

We have visited this pub 3 times, seen 14 different beers and tried 4 of them.

Map location

Postcode: WF1 5SL