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Broood@ Vin Quatre (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Beowulf - Dragonsmoke StoutExceptional1
Oakham - Khyber PassExcellent1
Lenton Lane - OutpostExcellent1
Oakham - Green Devil IPAExcellent1
Elland - Grateful DeafExcellent1
Oakham - Midnight MildExcellent1
North Riding Brew Pub / Totally Brewed Collaboration - A Slap Up North IPAExcellent1
Three Blind Mice - Flight Of The UnicornExcellent1
Oakham - 12 MonkeysExcellent1
Tiny Rebel - JuicyExcellent1
Blindmans - Mine BeerGood1
Abbeydale - Dark MatterGood1
Newmans - Mendip MammouthGood1
Scribbler's - Beyond Reasonable StoutGood1
Country Life - Pot WallopGood1
Lenton Lane - Gambler Best BitterGood1
Nomadic Beers - BanditGood1
Hoggleys - Reservoir HogsAcceptable1
Abbeydale - Dr Morton's Hare StraightenerAcceptable1
Oakham - JHBNot Tried0
Oakham - Bishops FarewellNot Tried0
Beowulf - Finn's Hall PorterNot Tried0
Derby - Business as UsualNot Tried0
Leatherbritches - GoldingsNot Tried0
Leatherbritches - Hairy HelmetNot Tried0
Acorn - Yorkshire PrideNot Tried0
Ossett - Millbridge MildNot Tried0
Belvoir - Old Dalby AleNot Tried0
Belvoir - Star BitterNot Tried0
Six Bells - MayflowerNot Tried0
Oakham - Endless SummerNot Tried0
Oakham - OblivionNot Tried0
Belvoir - Star MildNot Tried0
Oakham - InfernoNot Tried0
Abbeydale - BrimstoneNot Tried0
Belvoir - Peacock's GloryNot Tried0
Ossett - Silver KingNot Tried0
Oakham - Helter SkelterNot Tried0
Leatherbritches - Dr. JohnsonNot Tried0
Acorn - WoodstockNot Tried0
Atomic - BombNot Tried0
First Chop Brewing Arm - AVANot Tried0
Tyne Bank - Simcoe Dollar Not Tried0
Brampton - StoutNot Tried0
XT Brewing - Animal Brewing Lion London PorterNot Tried0
Furnace - BrowntownNot Tried0
Old Sawley - Toll Bridge PorterNot Tried0
Pig & Porter - Dance FirstNot Tried0
Great Heck - Snazzy BeerNot Tried0
Hammerton - Apprentice No MoreNot Tried0
Box Steam - Gym DodgerNot Tried0
Elland - Summer BreezeNot Tried0
Pig Iron - Bell End BitterNot Tried0
Lenton Lane - PhoenixNot Tried0
Picture 1. Broood@ Vin Quatre, Leicester, Leicestershire

Visits Details

11 May 2018 (Stu)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - Green Devil IPA6.00Excellent
Three Blind Mice - Flight Of The Unicorn5.00Excellent
Scribbler's - Beyond Reasonable Stout6.00Good
Nomadic Beers - Bandit4.80Good
Elland - Summer Breeze4.60Not Tried
Pig Iron - Bell End Bitter4.40Not Tried
Lenton Lane - Phoenix4.50Not Tried
24 Feb 2018 (Stu)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tiny Rebel - Juicy4.80Excellent
Lenton Lane - Outpost4.20Excellent
Old Sawley - Toll Bridge Porter4.50Not Tried
Pig & Porter - Dance First4.20Not Tried
Great Heck - Snazzy Beer4.50Not Tried
Hammerton - Apprentice No More4.50Not Tried
Box Steam - Gym Dodger3.20Not Tried
01 Jul 2017 (Stu)
BeerABVScoreNotes
North Riding Brew Pub / Totally Brewed Collaboration - A Slap Up North IPA6.20Excellent
Lenton Lane - Gambler Best Bitter4.70Good
First Chop Brewing Arm - AVA3.50Not Tried
Tyne Bank - Simcoe Dollar 5.00Not Tried
Brampton - Stout4.50Not Tried
XT Brewing - Animal Brewing Lion London Porter4.60Not Tried
Furnace - Browntown4.30Not Tried
12 Apr 2015 (Stu)
Now called Sloanes serving no real ale.
BeerABVScoreNotes
22 Jan 2010 (Andrew)
To the best of our knowledge this pub is now shut. Please contact us if this is not the case.
BeerABVScoreNotes
21 Aug 2009 (Stu)
Found out the pub is closing next week.But some of the management team are opening another close by.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Blindmans - Mine Beer4.20GoodCopper coloured,sweet biscuit/caramel malt taste,slight dry malt finish.
Newmans - Mendip Mammouth4.30GoodAmber in colour,a sweet malt taste with some peach flavours.
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Oakham - Bishops Farewell4.60Not Tried
Ossett - Silver King4.30Not Tried
Oakham - Helter Skelter5.00Not Tried
Beowulf - Dragonsmoke Stout4.70Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Dr. Johnson4.00Not Tried
Acorn - Woodstock4.20Not Tried
Atomic - Bomb5.20Not Tried
31 Jul 2009 (Stu)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Beowulf - Dragonsmoke Stout4.70ExceptionalBlack stout in top form,Smokey chocolate flavour with a bitter finish.
Abbeydale - Dr Morton's Hare Straightener4.30AcceptableGold in colour,light citrus hop floral flavour.
Hoggleys - Reservoir Hogs4.30AcceptableA copper coloured ale,with a dry biscuit malt/Nutty taste.
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Belvoir - Star Mild3.40Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Goldings3.60Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Hairy Helmet4.70Not Tried
Oakham - Inferno4.00Not Tried
Abbeydale - Brimstone3.90Not Tried
Belvoir - Peacock's Glory4.70Not Tried
24 Jul 2009 (Stu)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - Khyber Pass5.50ExcellentDark copper in colour,spicy hop taste with a hint of oranges.long dry hop finish.
Elland - Grateful Deaf5.20ExcellentPale amber in colour,with a citrus grapefruit taste and a long finish.
Abbeydale - Dark Matter3.60GoodDark brown in colour,light chocolate malty taste with a bitter finish.
Oakham - Bishops Farewell4.60Not Tried
Beowulf - Dragonsmoke Stout4.70Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Goldings3.60Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Hairy Helmet4.70Not Tried
Oakham - Oblivion5.70Not Tried
19 Jun 2009 (Stu)
busy early evening
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - 12 Monkeys4.80ExcellentGolden in colour, with a crisp lemon citrus bitterness which leads to a long dry finish. A typical Oakham Ale.
Oakham - Bishops Farewell4.60Not Tried
Belvoir - Old Dalby Ale5.10Not Tried
Belvoir - Star Bitter3.90Not Tried
Beowulf - Dragonsmoke Stout4.70Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Goldings3.60Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Hairy Helmet4.70Not Tried
Six Bells - Mayflower4.30Not Tried
Oakham - Endless Summer3.40Not Tried
05 Jun 2009 (Stu)
Busy Saturday afternoon.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - Midnight Mild4.00ExcellentDark brown in colour. coffee flavour with hints of roast malts and a sweet hop background,and a hoppy finish.
Country Life - Pot Wallop4.40GoodA golden beer with a rather thin body,sweet flowery soft fruit taste,leading to a light bitter finish.
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Oakham - Bishops Farewell4.60Not Tried
Beowulf - Finn's Hall Porter4.70Not Tried
Derby - Business as Usual4.40Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Goldings3.60Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Hairy Helmet4.70Not Tried
Acorn - Yorkshire Pride3.70Not Tried
Ossett - Millbridge Mild3.70Not Tried

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About the Broood@ Vin Quatre

The pub sign. Broood@ Vin Quatre, Leicester, Leicestershire

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional5
Excellent29
Good23
Acceptable8
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 6RL.

Previously called Vin Quatre, Out of the Vaults and Sloanes, now newly (2016) refurbished and a welcome return to real ale, from this long narrow basic town centre pub. Now serving 7 ales all from micro-breweries.

We have visited this pub 24 times, seen 129 different beers and tried 63 of them.

Map location

Postcode: LE1 6RL