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The Hoptimist (Free House)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Dovecote - Dove Down UnderExcellent1
Cwrw Iâl - Kia Kaha!Excellent1
Dovecote - Colomen BachGood1
Cwrw Iâl - Pocket Rocket Not Tried0
Dovecote - Dove Dark Not Tried0
Picture 1. The Hoptimist, Llangollen , Denbighshire
Picture 2. The Hoptimist, Llangollen , Denbighshire

Visits Details

14 Sep 2019 (Magnus Greel)
Mid evening fairly quiet in this back street micropub, just a group of three and a couple off to a wedding do. Friendly welcome from the knowledgeable barman who was happy to provide tasters of the 5 cask beers on offer, I've not listed the 6 keg choices also available.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Cwrw Iâl - Kia Kaha!4.30ExcellentSpicy aroma belied its peaty hoppy bitterness and kiwi fruit hints
Dovecote - Dove Down Under4.80ExcellentComplex floral hoppy unfined broth
Dovecote - Colomen Bach3.70GoodRather biscuity sweet and malty for my palate
Cwrw Iâl - Pocket Rocket 4.00Not Tried
Dovecote - Dove Dark 3.60Not Tried

About The Hoptimist

The pub sign. The Hoptimist, Llangollen , Denbighshire

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent2
Good1
Acceptable-
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Llangollen, Denbighshire, LL20 8PS.

In Market Street, a micropub set up in a former cafe by two local breweries. beer served from taps. There is an extra room upstairs.

We have visited this pub once, seen 5 different beers and tried 3 of them.

Map location

Postcode: LL20 8PS