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Cornfield Garage (Wetherspoon)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Long Man - Long Blonde Excellent2
Sambrook's - Powerhouse PorterGood1
Titanic - Iron CurtainGood2
Arundel - Winston Church AleGood1
Adnams - BroadsideGood1
Temperance Union - Ott SoftyGood1
Hilden - Molly's StoutAcceptable2
Stonehenge - Great BustardAcceptable1
Purple Moose - Glaslyn AleAcceptable1
Greene King - IPANot Tried0
Cairngorm - WildcatNot Tried0
RCH - PG SteamNot Tried0
Hydes - Mumbo JumboNot Tried0
Batemans - Eastern PromiseNot Tried0
Coach House - Cinnamon Special BitterNot Tried0
Harviestoun - Thistle DoNot Tried0
Banks's - Mansfield Old BailyNot Tried0
Black Wolf (formerly Traditional Scottish Ales (TSA)) - Lomond GoldNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Picture 1. Cornfield Garage, Eastbourne, East Sussex

Visits Details

12 Apr 2019 (Dosser)
Few in who had drunk too much. £2.59 here for most beers.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Stonehenge - Great Bustard4.80Acceptable
Purple Moose - Glaslyn Ale4.20AcceptableJust acceptable. £1.99.
22 Apr 2018 (Dosser)
2 visits over the weekend. Men without tops walking around the bar. Not welcome.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Sambrook's - Powerhouse Porter4.90Good£2.70 a pint
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried£3.25 a pint! Up from 3.15 on my last visit 4 years ago. What a rip off. Manager told me its even more in Brighton. So what?
09 Oct 2016 (Alenomore)
Late morning for T. Four times as many people in this, the first JD to open here. Good range on, including upcoming festival ales.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Temperance Union - Ott Softy1.00Good
02 Mar 2014 (Dosser)
Excellent barstaff. Prices much higher than the Maidstone Spoons, but 6 'boring' beers on including Gloombar. Needs a decent anager to overhall to bring it up to a better standard.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Adnams - Broadside4.70Good
Long Man - Long Blonde 3.80Good
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried£3.15 a pint!! Hard to believe
26 Jan 2013 (Dosser)
Better than the other spoons
BeerABVScoreNotes
Long Man - Long Blonde 3.80Excellent
Arundel - Winston Church Ale4.70Good
14 Nov 2008 (Ian)
It's a pretty typical town centre 'Spoons. Pretty soulless, but as Andrew says, its cheap food and cheap beer.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Titanic - Iron Curtain6.00GoodI do really like the choc on this. It surprised Andrew at being 6%
Hilden - Molly's Stout4.20AcceptableNot as good as the first time I had it at Tonbridge. More a normal plain stout.
14 Nov 2008 (Andrew)
We needed some food and that's one of Wetherspoon's strengths in my book - cheap food. Also, their beer festival was still on so there were some interesting beers on offer.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hilden - Molly's Stout4.20AcceptableDusty tasting beer.
Titanic - Iron Curtain6.00AcceptableSharp slightly milky chocolate powdery sour beer.
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Cairngorm - Wildcat5.10Not Tried
RCH - PG Steam3.90Not Tried
Hydes - Mumbo Jumbo4.90Not Tried
Batemans - Eastern Promise4.00Not Tried
Coach House - Cinnamon Special Bitter4.20Not Tried
Harviestoun - Thistle Do4.60Not Tried
Banks's - Mansfield Old Baily4.80Not Tried
Black Wolf (formerly Traditional Scottish Ales (TSA)) - Lomond Gold5.00Not Tried

About the Cornfield Garage

The pub sign. Cornfield Garage, Eastbourne, East Sussex

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent1
Good6
Acceptable5
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4QD.

This pub occupies what used to be the Cornfield Motor company building going on the sign painted on the wall above the door. By the mid 19th century, most of Eastbourne was owned by the Cavendishes (Dukes of Devonshire) and the Gilbert family. It was William, second Earl of Burlington, later seventh Duke of Devonshire, who saw Eastbourne's potential. He built the first sea wall and villas to entice wealthy visitors, and had the county surveyor, James Berry, draw up a plan for the town. Extensively expanded, almost doubling its size, in 2015 with an extension on the rear.

We have visited this pub 7 times, seen 19 different beers and tried 9 of them.

Map location

Postcode: BN21 4QD