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Hops (Freehouse)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Great Heck - Treasure IPAExcellent1
Townhouse - FlowerdewGood1
Mallinsons - Motueka (Now That's What I Call Hops #6)Good1
Melwood - Gunshop MildNot Tried0
Mobberley - Elysium Not Tried0
Cheshire Brewhouse - Cascade Not Tried0
Cheshire Brewhouse - Parson JackNot Tried0
Brewsmith - Five A Day IPANot Tried0
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - JaipurNot Tried0
Church End - Stout CoffinNot Tried0
RedWillow - WrecklessNot Tried0
Oakham - Green Devil IPANot Tried0
Townhouse - EnigmaNot Tried0
4T's - Autumn WhitNot Tried0
Great Heck - Shankar IPANot Tried0
Great Heck - ChristopherNot Tried0
Mobberley - 1924Not Tried0
RedWillow - StatelessNot Tried0
Cheshire Brewhouse - Barnaby Fair Not Tried0
Picture 1. Hops, Crewe, Cheshire
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

21 Jul 2018 (Magnus Greel)
1330 visit all outside seating taken on a cloudy but muggy day so I sat inside. In spite of the modern interior the soft subtle lighting made for a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.
Great Heck - Treasure IPA4.80ExcellentHarshly hopped with similar bitterness combined with a smoky peaty aftertaste gave this a distinct complexity.
Great Heck - Shankar IPA5.90Not Tried
Great Heck - Christopher4.50Not Tried
Mobberley - 19244.00Not Tried
RedWillow - Stateless3.90Not Tried
Cheshire Brewhouse - Barnaby Fair 3.60Not Tried
Melwood - Gunshop Mild4.40Not Tried
Mobberley - Elysium 4.70Not Tried
Cheshire Brewhouse - Cascade 4.40Not Tried
Cheshire Brewhouse - Parson Jack3.60Not Tried
Brewsmith - Five A Day IPA6.00Not Tried
20 Oct 2015 (HSB)
14:10 Having heard good reports about this place a visit was called for. Fairly quiet, five other customers came or went whilst I was there. Friendly welcome. Sausage rolls were popular.
Townhouse - Flowerdew4.00GoodGood condition for a gravity beer
Mallinsons - Motueka (Now That's What I Call Hops #6)4.30GoodBlonde ale with a nice bitter finish
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Jaipur5.90Not Tried
Church End - Stout Coffin4.60Not Tried
RedWillow - Wreckless4.80Not Tried
Oakham - Green Devil IPA6.00Not Tried
Townhouse - Enigma3.50Not Tried
4T's - Autumn Whit4.50Not Tried

About the Hops

The pub sign. Hops, Crewe, Cheshire

Summary of Beer Scores


The pub is found in Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 2DF.

Aiming for a Belgian style cafe/bar style this is a single room pub in a former British Rail owned building in Prince Albert Street. Single room with the walls decorated with a mix of Belgian and British beer advertising. Six handpumps, two beers on gravity and a selection of Belgian beers. CAMRA discount on Mondays.

We have visited this pub twice, seen 19 different beers and tried 3 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CW1 2DF