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BeerHeadZ (BeerHeadZ)

We believe this pub is CLOSED

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Abstract Jungle (cuckoo at Bexar County then at Totally Brewed) - Abstract MaidenExcellent1
Mallinsons - Dunter (Eider)Excellent1
Shiny - Strong Pail (Williamette ADHA 527)Excellent1
North Riding Brewpub - CyberdemonExcellent1
North Riding Brewery - NZ IPA Waimea, Motueka, RakauExcellent1
Magpie - Hoppily Ever AfterGood1
Backyard - The HoardGood1
North Riding Brewery - Beerhouse MosaicGood1
Market Harborough - MH Dry StoutGood1
Tweed - HopsterGood1
Mobberley - CascadeGood1
Brodie's (latterly contract brewed by Rhymney) - Double IPAGood1
Market Harborough - Green Hop GoldingsAcceptable1
Lincoln Green - Hood Best BitterAcceptable1
Isle of Purbeck - Purbeck IPAAcceptable1
Framework - Crystal BlondeAcceptable1
Ashover - Poets' TippleAcceptable1
Isca - OAP (Oatmeal American Pale)Acceptable1
Ashover - Hawaiian ShirtNot Tried0
Magpie - Raven StoutNot Tried0
North Riding Brewery - Pale Ale (V5) (Cascade, Galaxy, Vic Secret)Not Tried0
Whippet - English WhippetNot Tried0
Magpie - Eight is a WishNot Tried0
North Riding Brewery - Anniversary IPANot Tried0
Brewster's - Aromatic PorterNot Tried0
North Riding Brewery - Rum & Raisin Dark MildNot Tried0
Newby Wyke - Eagle & ColumbiaNot Tried0
Oldershaw - Ultimate GoalNot Tried0
Beermats - CharismaticNot Tried0
Shiny - PailNot Tried0
Hardknott - KatalystNot Tried0
London Beer Lab - Pale Ale Mosaic & EquinoxNot Tried0
London Beer Lab - Simcoe Pale AleNot Tried0
North Riding Brewery - Life's a Beach (collaboration with Brass Castle)Not Tried0
Abstract Jungle (cuckoo at Bexar County then at Totally Brewed) - JackalNot Tried0
Shiny - Pail (Calypso, Comet)Not Tried0
Totally Brewed - 4 Hop Men of the ApocalypseNot Tried0
Black Hole - SupernovaNot Tried0

Visits Details

22 May 2019 (Magnus Greel)
Late afternoon to early evening, a group of rather merry chaps at the bar on a similar crawl as myself.
North Riding Brewery - Beerhouse Mosaic4.20GoodToasty spicy and peppery broth
Mobberley - Cascade4.60GoodCreamy yeasty slightly sweet almost reminds me of Boddingtons of old
Brewster's - Aromatic Porter4.50Not Tried
Newby Wyke - Eagle & Columbia5.00Not Tried
Beermats - Charismatic3.80Not Tried
15 Oct 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit.
Abstract Jungle (cuckoo at Bexar County then at Totally Brewed) - Abstract Maiden5.20ExcellentWell balanced maltiness
Framework - Crystal Blonde4.70AcceptableNot off but not right, I thought it had a metallic back-taste whilst others said an antiseptic taste
Magpie - Raven Stout4.40Not Tried
North Riding Brewery - Pale Ale (V5) (Cascade, Galaxy, Vic Secret)4.00Not Tried
Magpie - Eight is a Wish4.20Not Tried
18 Jul 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit. Has opened up a rear paved yard since my last visit but the route to it is still work in progress.
Brodie's (latterly contract brewed by Rhymney) - Double IPA9.00GoodCitrus lip taste turned more subtle as it slooshed round the mouth
Lincoln Green - Hood Best Bitter4.20Acceptable
Black Hole - Supernova4.80Not Tried
Ashover - Hawaiian Shirt3.70Not Tried
02 Dec 2016 (Philip Pirrip)
Afternoon into early evening. Some in our group had not experienced the Micropub concept before but, to a man, liked it.
Magpie - Hoppily Ever After3.80GoodThe cleanest tasting beer that I had here
Market Harborough - MH Dry Stout5.20Good
Isle of Purbeck - Purbeck IPA4.80Acceptable
Ashover - Poets' Tipple4.00AcceptableRather wet dog smell and taste
Totally Brewed - 4 Hop Men of the Apocalypse5.20Not Tried
10 Oct 2016 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening getting late. The Monday CAMRA discount has been withdrawn since my last visit. There is now a free to all loyalty discount card which I was offered as I left!
Shiny - Strong Pail (Williamette ADHA 527)5.00ExcellentGreat balance and muchly enjoyed
Market Harborough - Green Hop Goldings4.30AcceptableLacklustre gruel
North Riding Brewery - Life's a Beach (collaboration with Brass Castle)3.60Not Tried
Abstract Jungle (cuckoo at Bexar County then at Totally Brewed) - Jackal4.20Not Tried
Shiny - Pail (Calypso, Comet)4.00Not Tried
21 Aug 2016 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit. Good chatty crowd sitting close to the bar counter and using the teeming rain as an excuse to stay longer.
Mallinsons - Dunter (Eider)4.40ExcellentAfter the Isca this was heaven
Isca - OAP (Oatmeal American Pale)5.00AcceptableSaid unfined but this pure cloudy and with a very sour taste
Hardknott - Katalyst3.80Not TriedRan out
London Beer Lab - Pale Ale Mosaic & Equinox5.00Not Tried
London Beer Lab - Simcoe Pale Ale5.30Not TriedNever heard of this crowd before but web browsing finds "London Beer Lab is an open source micro-brewery. They run beer making workshops and a home brew shop from their Arch in South-West London. Providing their expertise to customers and including their recipes on their labels. The Brewers don't just teach people how to brew though, they also brew themselves and have a range of great beers to showcase their skills."
27 Jun 2016 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening. No telly so no Euro football footfall. One couple and one man and his dog.
North Riding Brewpub - Cyberdemon4.50ExcellentUnfined triple hopped with dry after-taste
North Riding Brewery - NZ IPA Waimea, Motueka, Rakau5.50ExcellentVery stomach warming
Oldershaw - Ultimate Goal4.60Not Tried
Shiny - Pail4.00Not Tried
17 Apr 2016 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening and first visit here. Keen bar staff and customers, about all that is new in the ale business.
Backyard - The Hoard3.90Good
Tweed - Hopster3.90Good
Whippet - English Whippet4.80Not Tried
North Riding Brewery - Anniversary IPA6.50Not Tried
North Riding Brewery - Rum & Raisin Dark Mild4.30Not Tried

About the BeerHeadZ

The pub sign. BeerHeadZ, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Summary of Beer Scores


The pub is found in Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 6NS.

Micropub in Watergate which opened in March 2016 as a shop conversion. A sister pub to the BeerHeadZ in Retford. 8 handpumps, with eye level dispense swans' necks, selling cask ales and ciders (kept in boxes in the fridge). There is further seating upstairs - follow the signs for "HeadZ Up". Added a rear paved yard and covered smokers' area in summer 2017. Runs a BeerHeadZ chain loyalty card scheme. Never re-opened after Covid-19 restrictions.

We have visited this pub 8 times, seen 38 different beers and tried 18 of them.

Map location

Postcode: NG31 6NS