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The Fortescue Hotel (Greene King)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Temperance Union - Vfm SoftyExcellent1
Roam (formerly Tavy) - Solstice Summer AleGood1
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Ruby Beer (was Hobgoblin)Not Tried0
RCH - East St Cream (was East Street Cream)Not Tried0
Hanlons (formerly O'Hanlon's) - Yellow HammerNot Tried0
South Hams - XSB (aka Plymouth XSB)Not Tried0
Dartmoor - Jail AleNot Tried0
Waen - Festival GoldNot Tried0
Roam (formerly Tavy) - BestNot Tried0
Hanlons (formerly O'Hanlon's) - Port StoutNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Fortescue Hotel, Plymouth, Devon
Picture 2. The Fortescue Hotel, Plymouth, Devon

Visits Details

09 Nov 2015 (Alenomore)
18:30, and being a stones throw from another 2016 gbg entry, it would have been rude not to pop by. I was last in here 10 years ago, and it was a just as good then as it it is today, if not, a better still. A cracker of an entry, with a varied ale selection from far and wide noted. Very impressed, good layout, all wooden floors, tables, chairs etc, proper old type. At times like this....but I can wait for another time.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Temperance Union - Vfm Softy1.00ExcellentWell worth a visit when in the Ocean City.
05 Jul 2014 (Andrew)
I've been here once before and it was in the mid 90's. Tony reckoned there were a few blokes in fighting mood but I think it was just a trick of the light because I didn't pick up on anything. I thought it was a nice pub. The landlord was enthusiastic about the beer and told us about the local Tavy brewery. We even got talking to a local about beer. At least I think it was about beer; he'd had a few and it was hard to tell.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Roam (formerly Tavy) - Solstice Summer Ale3.90GoodLight brown colour. Tart candle wax, nutty flavour
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Ruby Beer (was Hobgoblin)4.50Not Tried
RCH - East St Cream (was East Street Cream)5.00Not Tried
Hanlons (formerly O'Hanlon's) - Yellow Hammer4.20Not Tried
South Hams - XSB (aka Plymouth XSB)4.20Not Tried
Dartmoor - Jail Ale4.80Not Tried
Waen - Festival Gold4.20Not Tried
Roam (formerly Tavy) - Best4.30Not Tried
Hanlons (formerly O'Hanlon's) - Port Stout4.80Not Tried

About The Fortescue Hotel

The pub sign. The Fortescue Hotel, Plymouth, Devon

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent1
Good1
Acceptable-
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Plymouth, Devon, PL4 6JQ.

Large corner pub on Mutley Plain. CAMRA members' discount is offered on all real ales. Plymouth CAMRA City Pub of the Year 2013/4/5/6/7/8, Cider and Perry Pub of the Year 2013/4/5/6/7/8 and overall local branch Pub of the Year 2013/2014/2015/2016/2017/2018. Closed for 10 days in August 2018 for a refit.

We have visited this pub twice, seen 10 different beers and tried 2 of them.

Map location

Postcode: PL4 6JQ