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The Barrel Drop (Freehouse)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Spitting Feathers - Thirst QuencherExcellent1
Otley - OxymoronExcellent1
Grey Friars - BobbyGood1
Stockport - First GoldGood1
Yeovil - Lynx WildcatNot Tried0
Rudgate - Hop SpinNot Tried0
Wessex - GanderflankNot Tried0
Stancill - JunoNot Tried0
Lymestone - Foundation StoneNot Tried0
Muirhouse - Summit HoppyNot Tried0
Charnwood - White FoxNot Tried0
Fuggle Bunny - Brew HouseNot Tried0
Three Castles - StonedNot Tried0
Tydd Steam - Ratcatcher Not Tried0
WharfeBank - California CommonNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Barrel Drop, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Chris Excell

Visits Details

21 Aug 2015 (ChrisE)
Pub number three of a tour of decent pubs close to tram stops. Most tables were occupied, background music was playing which I have not noticed on my previous visits to this pub. See Jason's entry for full beer listing.
Otley - Oxymoron5.50ExcellentI was really looking for something in the 3.8 to 4% category but could not resist this. A delicious dark beer.
21 Aug 2015 (Magnus Greel)
Split level micropub busy in the lower room empty in the upper. Music playing unusual for this type of pub. Still no Doom Bar very disappointed.
Stockport - First Gold5.00GoodVery fruity. Would make a good Christmas ale.
Lymestone - Foundation Stone4.50Not Tried
Otley - Oxymoron5.50Not Tried
Muirhouse - Summit Hoppy4.00Not Tried
Charnwood - White Fox4.40Not Tried
Fuggle Bunny - Brew House5.00Not Tried
Three Castles - Stoned4.40Not Tried
Tydd Steam - Ratcatcher 4.30Not Tried
WharfeBank - California Common4.50Not Tried
17 Jul 2015 (ChrisE)
I was the first customer in at opening time and had the opportunity of a good chat with the very enthusiastic landlord. A good micropub, I have not listed all the beers that were available.
Spitting Feathers - Thirst Quencher3.90Excellent
Grey Friars - Bobby4.00Good
Yeovil - Lynx Wildcat4.30Not Tried
Rudgate - Hop Spin4.00Not Tried
Wessex - Ganderflank4.80Not Tried
Stancill - Juno4.00Not Tried

About The Barrel Drop

The pub sign. The Barrel Drop, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 6JD.

Town centre Micropub opened in December 2014, it consists of one split level bar with beers and ciders on gravity dispense. The pub is hidden away down a small alley.

We have visited this pub 3 times, seen 15 different beers and tried 4 of them.

Map location

Postcode: NG1 6JD