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Plug & Taps (Free House)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Rivington - Brut IPAExcellent1
Fell - RatioExcellent1
Unity - Bokor HillExcellent1
Lakes - Pale AleExcellent1
Beartown (latterly part of Manning Brewers) - SmoresExcellent1
Fell - Milk StoutExcellent1
Clouded Minds - N253 Oatmeal Pale AleNot Tried0
Twisted Wheel - All Mod ConsNot Tried0
Brewsmith - Brewsmith PaleNot Tried0

Visits Details

27 Jan 2022 (Magnus Greel)
Mid evening return and almost exactly the same as a couple of hours ago so we headed for our previous location and enjoyed our beers.
Beartown (latterly part of Manning Brewers) - Smores5.00ExcellentDeliciously creamy chocolate marshmallow stout. Superb!
Lakes - Pale Ale3.50Not Tried
Twisted Wheel - All Mod Cons5.20Not Tried
27 Jan 2022 (Magnus Greel)
Late afternoon busy around the bar so we claimed a couple of corner perch seats at the far end of the pub. A realxed and enjoyable visit prior to checking in to the nearby Premier Inn.
Lakes - Pale Ale3.50ExcellentRefreshingly pale, hoppy and easy drinking ale.
Twisted Wheel - All Mod Cons5.20Not Tried
Beartown (latterly part of Manning Brewers) - Smores5.00Not Tried
03 Nov 2018 (Stephen Harris)
Intended as a quick look at this new bar at the start of an evening Preston city centre pubcrawl, I liked it here so much that I ventured no further.
Fell - Milk Stout5.20ExcellentBlack. Milky sweet and somewhat roasty.
Rivington - Brut IPA6.80ExcellentCloudy gold and bone dry. Probably the best Brut beer I’ve tried so far.
Fell - Ratio5.20ExcellentFrom some kind of keg. Juicy, hazy gold. Full of Mosaic hops.
Unity - Bokor Hill4.40ExcellentFrom some kind of keg. Hazy gold. A soured beer with flavourings of lime, pepper and basil.
Brewsmith - Brewsmith Pale4.20Not Tried
Clouded Minds - N253 Oatmeal Pale Ale3.90Not Tried

About the Plug & Taps

The pub sign. Plug & Taps, Preston, Lancashire

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2NN.

A fine little town centre bar in Lune Street (I don’t think it calls itself a micropub) which opened in June 2018 in a premises most recently used as a beauty salon. There is limited seating availability in the small bar, plus there is a function room upstairs. There are four handpumps on the bar, a line of ten keg taps and a fridge full of bottles and cans.

We have visited this pub 3 times, seen 9 different beers and tried 6 of them.

Map location

Postcode: PR1 2NN