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The John Logie Baird (Wetherspoon)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Titanic - White Star (superseded by 4.5% version - see separate entry)Excellent1
Long Man - Copper HopExcellent1
Firebird - Parody Session IPAExcellent1
Naylor's - Snow StormGood1
Firebird - ShokataGood1
Banks's - Driftwood Pale AleGood1
Temperance Union - Ott SoftyGood1
King Beer (formerly W.J. King) - Horsham Best BitterGood1
Caledonian - Strange Fellows TalismanAcceptable1
Oakham - JHBNot Tried0
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
RCH - PG SteamNot Tried0
Purity - Pure UBUNot Tried0
Hook Norton - Special Dark MildNot Tried0
Weltons - Blackcurrant MildNot Tried0
Caledonian - Deuchars IPANot Tried0
Batemans - XXXB (now superseded by 4.8% version)Not Tried0
JW Lees (see also Lees) - Game OnNot Tried0
Batemans - Black & White Not Tried0
Celt Experience (now brands are owned by Evans Evans) - Bleddyn 1075Not Tried0
King Beer (formerly W.J. King) - Lost KingdomNot Tried0
Daleside - Santa's ProgressNot Tried0
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Sudwerk InbetweenNot Tried0
Hook Norton - Ducato A.F.O. Not Tried0
Brains - SANot Tried0
Cotleigh - Snowy Winter AleNot Tried0
Goddards - Fuggle (or Fuggle Dee-Dum)Not Tried0
Shepherd Neame - Early BirdNot Tried0
Long Man - Old Man Not Tried0
Otter - SpringfestNot Tried0
Coach House - ElderflowerNot Tried0
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Dragon SlayerNot Tried0
Roosters - Twenty-Fifth AnniversaryNot Tried0
Picture 1. The John Logie Baird, Hastings, East Sussex
Stephen Harris

Visits Details

25 Jul 2018 (Stephen Harris)
A couple of pints before taking a train to London.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Long Man - Copper Hop4.20ExcellentAn amber-coloured, well-hopped Bitter.
Firebird - Shokata4.00GoodA pale golden, elderflower-flavoured beer.
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Dragon Slayer4.50Not Tried
Firebird - Parody Session IPA4.50Not Tried
Roosters - Twenty-Fifth Anniversary4.30Not Tried
25 Mar 2018 (Stephen Harris)
I brought my dad in here for lunch first time hes been to a pub in eighteen months or more.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Firebird - Parody Session IPA4.50ExcellentA golden, fruity IPA. Very nice.
Caledonian - Strange Fellows Talisman4.00AcceptableOK, but spoiled really by lacklustre condition.
Shepherd Neame - Early Bird4.30Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Long Man - Old Man 4.30Not Tried
Long Man - Copper Hop4.20Not Tried
Otter - Springfest4.00Not Tried
Coach House - Elderflower4.10Not Tried
09 Oct 2016 (Alenomore)
Early lunchtime visit and a fair crowd in. Good range on, including upcoming festival ales.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Temperance Union - Ott Softy1.00Good
03 Jan 2016 (Stephen Harris)
Early lunchtime visit. It is a foul day of wind and rain and not many customers have yet ventured out.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Banks's - Driftwood Pale Ale5.00GoodA pretty decent, US-style Pale Ale.
Brains - SA4.20Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Cotleigh - Snowy Winter Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Goddards - Fuggle (or Fuggle Dee-Dum)4.80Not Tried
06 Dec 2015 (Stephen Harris)
Quick early evening pint whilst awaiting a delayed train back to London. Pub very quiet. There were a couple more so-called Christmas beers available whose names I did not note.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Naylor's - Snow Storm5.00GoodQuite a sharp malt and citrusy hops taste. Golden.
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Daleside - Santa's Progress4.20Not Tried
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Sudwerk Inbetween4.80Not Tried
Hook Norton - Ducato A.F.O. 5.40Not Tried
20 May 2014 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening. Lively friendly bar staff. Good to see an uncluttered bar with no Available soon or price pumpclip crowners.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Titanic - White Star (superseded by 4.5% version - see separate entry)4.80ExcellentFirst rate with good hop smack
Caledonian - Deuchars IPA3.80Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Batemans - XXXB (now superseded by 4.8% version)4.50Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
JW Lees (see also Lees) - Game On4.20Not Tried
Batemans - Black & White 3.60Not Tried
Celt Experience (now brands are owned by Evans Evans) - Bleddyn 10755.60Not Tried
King Beer (formerly W.J. King) - Lost Kingdom5.20Not Tried
17 May 2014 (Stephen Harris)
An early visit for a not-particularly good lunch. Pub busy at noon.
BeerABVScoreNotes
King Beer (formerly W.J. King) - Horsham Best Bitter3.80GoodA brown, malty, Best Bitter.
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
RCH - PG Steam3.90Not Tried
Purity - Pure UBU4.50Not Tried
Hook Norton - Special Dark Mild4.60Not Tried
Weltons - Blackcurrant Mild5.00Not Tried

About The John Logie Baird

The pub sign. The John Logie Baird, Hastings, East Sussex

Summary of Beer Scores

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Exceptional-
Excellent3
Good5
Acceptable1
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1BE.

A large town centre Wetherspoon pub in Havelock Road, which opened in former commercial premises in 2001. There is a small garden at the rear. 10 handpumps in 2 banks each of 5.

We have visited this pub 7 times, seen 35 different beers and tried 9 of them.

Map location

Postcode: TN34 1BE