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Poacher (Free House)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Brewsmith - Brewsmith PaleExcellent1
Brewsmith - Brewsmith BitterGood1
Adnams - BroadsideNot Tried0
Mauldons - Mole TrapNot Tried0
Earl Soham - Gannet MildNot Tried0
Adnams - Southwold BitterNot Tried0
Picture 1. Poacher, Cratfield, Suffolk

Visits Details

23 May 2015 (HSB)
13:30 Lunch stop. I have been coming to this pub for over twenty years and it has changed little over that time. Steady trade today. A previous landlord used to have rubber spiders on strings that he would lower onto unsuspecting customers tables. My children loved it.
Brewsmith - Brewsmith Pale4.20ExcellentThe first Brewsmith beer had gone so the Landlord very kindly got this beer straight from the cask. Superb.
Brewsmith - Brewsmith Bitter3.90Good
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not Tried
Mauldons - Mole Trap3.80Not Tried
Earl Soham - Gannet Mild3.30Not Tried
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried

About the Poacher

The pub sign. Poacher, Cratfield, Suffolk

Summary of Beer Scores


The pub is found in Cratfield, Suffolk, IP19 0BL.

Lovely rural pub tucked away in deepest Suffolk. Exterior walls are have pargetting. The building has been a shop and slaughterhouse in the past. The main bar is very simply furnished and has a timeless quality.

We have visited this pub once, seen 6 different beers and tried 2 of them.

Map location

Postcode: IP19 0BL