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Wigan Central (Prospect Brewery)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Brewsmith - Brewsmith IPAExceptional1
Prospect - TotemExcellent1
Brass Castle - Session Mini-IPA (was 3.5%)Excellent1
Prospect - Nutty SlackExcellent1
Brass Castle - Hoptical IllusionNot Tried0
North Riding Brewery - Life's a Beach (collaboration with Brass Castle)Not Tried0
Torrside - CandlewickNot Tried0
Purple Moose - Dark Side of the MooseNot Tried0
Brass Castle - Bad KittyNot Tried0
Bad Co. - Comfortably NumbNot Tried0
Bragdy Gwynant (see also Gwynant) - Heavy IndustryNot Tried0
Castle Rock - PilsenerNot Tried0
Harbour - IPANot Tried0
North Riding Brewery - MosaicNot Tried0
Great Heck - ChristopherNot Tried0
Loch Lomond - Silkie StoutNot Tried0

Visits Details

18 Dec 2017 (Magnus Greel)
Mid afternoon and busy, we found a table by the window. Great pub however spoilt by loud music and surly barman.
Brass Castle - Session Mini-IPA (was 3.5%)3.60ExcellentDry with a bitter hop finish.
Purple Moose - Dark Side of the Moose4.60Not Tried
Brass Castle - Bad Kitty5.50Not Tried
Bad Co. - Comfortably Numb3.80Not Tried
Prospect - Totem3.80Not Tried
Bragdy Gwynant (see also Gwynant) - Heavy Industry4.90Not Tried
Castle Rock - Pilsener4.90Not Tried
05 Jun 2017 (Stephen Harris)
I liked this little pub a lot and sat here until the departure board indicated that my London-bound train was six minutes away. CAMRA discount claimed.
Brewsmith - Brewsmith IPA6.00ExceptionalGolden. An exceptionally good IPA, served in perfect condition.
Prospect - Totem3.80ExcellentGolden and full-bodied.
Loch Lomond - Silkie Stout5.00Not Tried
Brass Castle - Hoptical Illusion4.80Not Tried
North Riding Brewery - Life's a Beach (collaboration with Brass Castle)3.60Not Tried
Torrside - Candlewick4.00Not Tried
21 Jun 2016 (ChrisE)
My final stop in Wigan before catching a train from Wallgate Station. The live departure screens were very useful.
Prospect - Nutty Slack3.90Excellent
Harbour - IPA5.00Not Tried
North Riding Brewery - Mosaic4.30Not Tried
Great Heck - Christopher4.50Not Tried
Prospect - Totem3.80Not Tried

About the Wigan Central

The pub sign. Wigan Central, Wigan, Greater Manchester

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN3 4DY.

This pub is situated in railway arches under Wigan North Western railway station, it boasts a good selection of foreign bottled beers as well as a selection of cask ales. Railway themed it has live departure screens for Wigan Wallgate and Wigan North Western stations. Reached the last 4 in the 2017 CAMRA National Pub of the Year competition.

We have visited this pub 3 times, seen 16 different beers and tried 4 of them.

Map location

Postcode: WN3 4DY