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Alum Ale House (Marston's Inns and Taverns)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Marston's - Pedigree New World Pale AleGood1
Jennings - Cocker Hoop (aka September Ale)Good1
Harviestoun - SchiehallionNot Tried0
Banks's - BitterNot Tried0
Banks's - SunbeamNot Tried0
Wychwood - PiledriverNot Tried0
Jennings - Sneck LifterNot Tried0
Jennings - Cumberland AleNot Tried0
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Ruby Beer (was Hobgoblin)Not Tried0
Ringwood - BoondoggleNot Tried0
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin GoldNot Tried0
Picture 1. Alum Ale House, South Shields, Tyne and Wear

Visits Details

06 Jan 2015 (ChrisE)
Just time for a quick one before catching the ferry.
Jennings - Cocker Hoop (aka September Ale)4.60Good
Jennings - Sneck Lifter5.10Not Tried
Jennings - Cumberland Ale4.00Not Tried
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Ruby Beer (was Hobgoblin)4.50Not Tried
Ringwood - Boondoggle4.20Not Tried
Banks's - Sunbeam4.20Not Tried
Marston's - Pedigree New World Pale Ale3.80Not Tried
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Gold4.20Not Tried
18 Apr 2014 (Stephen Harris)
Busy with a mature crowd in the mid-evening.
Marston's - Pedigree New World Pale Ale3.80GoodServed very cold indeed. A light and citrusy version of Pedigree.
Harviestoun - Schiehallion4.80Not Tried
Jennings - Cocker Hoop (aka September Ale)4.60Not Tried
Banks's - Bitter3.80Not Tried
Banks's - Sunbeam4.20Not Tried
Wychwood - Piledriver4.30Not Tried

About the Alum Ale House

Summary of Beer Scores


The pub is found in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE33 1JR.

Quayside pub established in eighteenth century. Quite a compact little place with two rooms and a cellar bar for special events. Patio seating at the front. Said to be ‘haunted’.

We have visited this pub twice, seen 11 different beers and tried 2 of them.

Map location

Postcode: NE33 1JR