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Jacobs Ale House (Free House)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
S43 (formerly Sonnet 43) - Bourbon Milk StoutExcellent1
Abbeydale - DeceptionExcellent1
Saltaire - Stateside IPAGood1
Milton - SaturnaliaGood1
Anarchy - CascadeGood1
Saltaire - Pacifica IPAGood1
Oates - Winter SolsticeGood1
Titanic - Capt. SmithsGood1
Titanic - CappuccinoGood1
Titanic - Chocolate & Vanilla StoutGood1
Saltaire - Amarillo (was Amarillo Gold)Good1
Saltaire - Hop #256Acceptable1
Black Country - Fireside BitterNot Tried0
Bartrams - Thy Last DropNot Tried0
Pin and Firkin - IPANot Tried0
Abbeydale - Daily BreadNot Tried0
Great Newsome - Holderness DarkNot Tried0
Springhead - Rudolph's RuinNot Tried0
Cross Bay - NightfallNot Tried0
Titanic - Plum PorterNot Tried0
Pin and Firkin - FK1923Not Tried0
Salamander - MudpuppyNot Tried0
Pin and Firkin - Best BitterNot Tried0
Oates - CaragoldNot Tried0
Saltaire - Long Day IPANot Tried0
Stancill - Tom's MildNot Tried0
Stancill - BlackNot Tried0
Springhead - Roaring MegNot Tried0
James & Kirkman - Miners MildNot Tried0
Oates - O TNot Tried0
WharfeBank - CrackerNot Tried0
Copper Dragon - Golden PippinNot Tried0
Blackhill - Top Busty BitterNot Tried0
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 5Not Tried0

Visits Details

28 Jun 2016 (Mick)
First punter in at 17-00.soon picked up.
Anarchy - Cascade4.10GoodNice enough average pale bitter.
Saltaire - Hop #2565.00AcceptableBilled as beer of the day at £2-60 just a touch of acetic?
Titanic - Plum Porter4.90Not Tried
Saltaire - Long Day IPA3.80Not Tried
Stancill - Black3.70Not Tried
James & Kirkman - Miners Mild3.60Not Tried
08 Dec 2015 (Mick)
16-30 waiting for work colleague. I like this pub, a calm oasis in the manic centre if Bradford.
Saltaire - Amarillo (was Amarillo Gold)4.50GoodNice pale bright wheat beer.
Abbeydale - Daily Bread3.80Not Tried
Great Newsome - Holderness Dark4.30Not Tried
Titanic - Plum Porter4.90Not Tried
Cross Bay - Nightfall3.80Not Tried
Pin and Firkin - FK19235.00Not Tried
Pin and Firkin - Best Bitter0.00Not Tried
02 Dec 2015 (Mick)
Quite mid evening, a couple of camra types drinking halves.
Abbeydale - Deception4.10ExcellentSuper pint. Crisp hops, citrus and a good bitterness.
Titanic - Cappuccino4.50GoodNot as good as I remembered but maybe it was just to much of a change from the Deception.
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 54.40Not Tried
Black Country - Fireside Bitter5.00Not Tried
Saltaire - Amarillo (was Amarillo Gold)4.50Not Tried
Bartrams - Thy Last Drop4.00Not Tried
Pin and Firkin - IPA4.80Not Tried
29 Jul 2015 (Mick)
Very quiet late evening. Had a long chat with the barman about beers and brewers. They have beers from all over the country. Very knowledgeable about beer and brewers. Nice pub.
S43 (formerly Sonnet 43) - Bourbon Milk Stout4.30ExcellentSuperb, everything you want from a stout.
Saltaire - Pacifica IPA5.50GoodNice but was expecting more hops.
Copper Dragon - Golden Pippin3.90Not Tried
Abbeydale - Deception4.10Not Tried
Titanic - Plum Porter4.90Not Tried
Blackhill - Top Busty Bitter3.70Not Tried
Salamander - Mudpuppy4.20Not Tried
19 Jan 2015 (Mick)
Quiet early evening. A board with all beers listed. ABV's and tasting notes.
Titanic - Capt. Smiths5.20GoodDark malty ale, some toffee, rich and delicious
Titanic - Chocolate & Vanilla Stout4.50GoodDark, burnt chocolate and vanilla
Saltaire - Stateside IPA6.00GoodNice enough but a bit underwhelming for an American style IPA
Springhead - Roaring Meg5.50Not Tried
Salamander - Mudpuppy4.20Not Tried
Oates - Caragold4.10Not Tried
Stancill - Tom's Mild3.40Not Tried
Oates - O T4.00Not Tried
WharfeBank - Cracker5.20Not Tried
30 Dec 2014 (Mick)
quiet but people trickled in during our stay. Friendly cosy pub.
Milton - Saturnalia5.30GoodGolden strong ale, nice
Oates - Winter Solstice6.20GoodDark winter beer.
Springhead - Rudolph's Ruin4.20Not Tried
Titanic - Plum Porter4.90Not Tried
Salamander - Mudpuppy4.20Not Tried
Oates - Caragold4.10Not Tried
Stancill - Tom's Mild3.40Not Tried

About the Jacobs Ale House

The pub sign. Jacobs Ale House, Bradford, West Yorkshire

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD1 5RL.

Formerly known as Jacobs Well, reopened in 2013. In Kent Street the original building dates from 1830. Open plan but divided into smaller areas by low walls and studding. Cosy.

We have visited this pub 6 times, seen 34 different beers and tried 12 of them.

Map location

Postcode: BD1 5RL