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The Brewery Tap (Spitting Feathers)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Facer's - This Splendid AleExcellent2
Merlin - Merlin's GoldGood1
Spitting Feathers - Thirst QuencherGood3
Weetwood - Oast House GoldGood1
Wild Weather - Cry of the UpstartsGood1
Acorn - GorlovkaNot Tried0
Buzzard - Try TimeNot Tried0
Castle Rock - Black GoldNot Tried0
Castle Rock - Wai-iti RedNot Tried0
Coach House - Gunpowder Strong MildNot Tried0
G2 - OrionNot Tried0
Hawkshead - Brodie's PrimeNot Tried0
Phoenix - Black Bee Honey PorterNot Tried0
Phoenix - Monkeytown MildNot Tried0
Potbelly - Hop TrotterNot Tried0
Roosters - Wild MuleNot Tried0
Spitting Feathers - BossNot Tried0
Spitting Feathers - Cestrian Chester Northgate AleNot Tried0
Spitting Feathers - Empire IPANot Tried0
Spitting Feathers - Old WavertonianNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Brewery Tap, Chester, Cheshire
Picture 2. The Brewery Tap, Chester, Cheshire
Picture 3. The Brewery Tap, Chester, Cheshire
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

06 Feb 2018 (Magnus Greel)
Mid afternoon and quiet. I loved the sepulchred atmosphere to this place.
Spitting Feathers - Thirst Quencher3.90GoodEarthy and bready but it grew on me once the initial chill was lost.
Wild Weather - Cry of the Upstarts4.20GoodFruity plum hit but served way too cold
Castle Rock - Black Gold3.50Not Tried
Spitting Feathers - Old Wavertonian4.40Not Tried
G2 - Orion3.80Not Tried
Spitting Feathers - Boss5.80Not Tried
Castle Rock - Wai-iti Red4.20Not Tried
11 Mar 2016 (HSB)
12:00 Lunch stop. Devilled kidneys. Excellent.
Spitting Feathers - Thirst Quencher3.90AcceptableJust. Took the first one back as it was very cloudy. Two or three were then pulled off but my replacement was still not as clear as I would like.
Coach House - Gunpowder Strong Mild3.80Not Tried
Roosters - Wild Mule3.90Not Tried
Hawkshead - Brodie's Prime4.90Not Tried
Spitting Feathers - Empire IPA5.20Not Tried
Phoenix - Black Bee Honey Porter4.50Not Tried
Buzzard - Try Time3.60Not Tried
31 Jul 2015 (HSB)
22:00 As the Brewery Tap was opposite our hotel this seemed the best place to end the evening. Busy in both rooms.
Facer's - This Splendid Ale4.30ExcellentVery tasty
Merlin - Merlin's Gold3.80GoodLight & Hoppy
Spitting Feathers - Thirst Quencher3.90Not Tried
Phoenix - Monkeytown Mild3.90Not Tried
Spitting Feathers - Cestrian Chester Northgate Ale4.90Not Tried
Spitting Feathers - Old Wavertonian4.40Not Tried
27 Apr 2015 (Stu)
Spitting Feathers - Thirst Quencher3.90Good
Weetwood - Oast House Gold5.00Good
Facer's - This Splendid Ale4.30Good
Acorn - Gorlovka6.00Not Tried
Potbelly - Hop Trotter4.10Not Tried

About The Brewery Tap

The pub sign. The Brewery Tap, Chester, Cheshire

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1RU.

A historic former Jacobean banqueting hall reached by steps. The interior has stone floors, high ceilings and wall tapestries.

We have visited this pub 4 times, seen 20 different beers and tried 5 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CH1 1RU