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The Lion Inn (Freehouse)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Round Tower - Pale AleExcellent1
Mighty Oak - Kings (was 3.9% before 2013)Excellent1
Skinner's - Green HopExcellent1
Bath Ales - Prophecy (superseded by 3.8% version)Good1
Woodforde's - WherryNot Tried0
Skinner's - Betty Stogs BitterNot Tried0
Bishop Nick - Ridley's RiteNot Tried0
Skinner's - CopperNot Tried0
Rooster's - YankeeNot Tried0
Skinner's - GTANot Tried0
Maldon - EllaNot Tried0

Visits Details

13 Jul 2017 (Jack William)
Lunchtime stop en-route to Suffolk for the Latitude festival tomorrow. Quite busy - but prompt and very pleasant service. Was offered a taste of all the ales.
Round Tower - Pale Ale4.00Excellent Very nice - loads of flavour - badged as The Lion Inn, Session Pale Ale.
Bath Ales - Prophecy (superseded by 3.8% version)3.90GoodOn the sweet side.
Maldon - Ella3.90Not Tried
08 Oct 2016 (Jack William)
Early lunch on our way east. Very good food and service and an interesting selection of beers. Only a very small area for non-diners - but this is a good pit-stop close to the A12.
Skinner's - Green Hop4.20ExcellentDelicious.
Rooster's - Yankee4.30Not Tried
Bishop Nick - Ridley's Rite3.60Not Tried
Skinner's - GTA3.80Not Tried
Round Tower - Pale Ale4.00Not TriedLabelled "Round Tower + Lion Inn session pale ale"
17 Jul 2015 (Jack William)
Impromptu stop early evening on the way East due to heavy traffic on the A12. Dozens of cars but the place was less than half full - very efficient food service and a reasonable choice. Good service. Very much a food pub but patio areas outside and a small drinking area inside with comfy leather armchairs - not being used.
Mighty Oak - Kings (was 3.9% before 2013)4.20ExcellentGreat citrus notes, good body, in excellent condition.
Woodforde's - Wherry3.80Not Tried
Skinner's - Betty Stogs Bitter4.00Not Tried
Bishop Nick - Ridley's Rite3.60Not Tried
Skinner's - Copper3.60Not Tried

About The Lion Inn

The pub sign. The Lion Inn, Boreham, Essex

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Boreham, Essex, CM3 3JA.

Absolutely massive pub restaurant and hotel just off the A12 in Main Road.

We have visited this pub 3 times, seen 11 different beers and tried 4 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CM3 3JA