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The Marine Hotel (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
RedWillow - EffortlessExcellent1
Box Social - Lips Like MorphineGood1
Box Social - Gentleman's Nectar Pale AleGood1
Fyne - JarlGood6
Summer Wine (SWB) - Resistance Dark MildGood1
Crossborders - Hop Series PaleAcceptable1
Gypsy Hill - InspectorPoor1
Box Social - Staring at SquirrelsPoor1
Timothy Taylor - LandlordNot Tried0
Cromarty - Atlantic DriftNot Tried0
Cairngorm - Nessie's Monster MashNot Tried0
six°north - Chopper StoutNot Tried0
Fallen - New World OdysseyNot Tried0
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Chance Your ArmNot Tried0
North - SputnikNot Tried0
Williams Brothers - Midnight SunNot Tried0
Cromarty - WhiteoutNot Tried0
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Island HoppingNot Tried0
Windswept - Coffee PorterNot Tried0
MòR - CaledonianNot Tried0
Stewart - 80/-Not Tried0
MòR - -ish!Not Tried0
Windswept - BlondeNot Tried0
MòR - ScodeNot Tried0
Orkney (Sinclair) - Dark IslandNot Tried0
Cairngorm - StagNot Tried0
Cairngorm - BuzzNot Tried0
Summer Wine (SWB) - CometNot Tried0
Williams Brothers - Severn GiraffesNot Tried0
six°north - Centennial Not Tried0
Strathaven - TeuchterNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Marine Hotel, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire

Visits Details

08 May 2019 (McGargle)
Desolate outside.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Fyne - Jarl3.80Good
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Orkney (Sinclair) - Dark Island4.60Not Tried
Williams Brothers - Severn Giraffes5.10Not TriedSevern (sic)
six°north - Centennial 6.00Not Tried
Strathaven - Teuchter5.60Not Tried
16 Apr 2019 (McGargle)
Unusually good cask choice. Keep it up please.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Summer Wine (SWB) - Resistance Dark Mild3.70Good
Gypsy Hill - Inspector4.50PoorColman with Boxcar this was supposed to be a fruited mild but it tasted like a sour!
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Fyne - Jarl3.80Not Tried
Cairngorm - Buzz4.60Not Tried
Summer Wine (SWB) - Comet4.00Not Tried
25 Mar 2019 (McGargle)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Fyne - Jarl3.80Good
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Orkney (Sinclair) - Dark Island4.60Not Tried
Cairngorm - Stag4.10Not Tried
Crossborders - Hop Series Pale3.80Not Tried
19 Mar 2019 (McGargle)
Quiet.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Crossborders - Hop Series Pale3.80AcceptableUnfiltered and murky. Muddled hop profile.
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Stewart - 80/-4.40Not Tried
Fyne - Jarl3.80Not Tried
Windswept - Blonde4.00Not Tried
MòR - Scode4.00Not Tried
12 Mar 2019 (McGargle)
Busy, late afternoon.
BeerABVScoreNotes
RedWillow - Effortless3.70ExcellentCracking NZ Pale Ale.
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Stewart - 80/-4.40Not Tried
Fyne - Jarl3.80Not Tried
North - Sputnik5.00Not Tried
MòR - -ish!4.20Not Tried
06 Mar 2019 (McGargle)
Drizzly night. Loudish, tortured music.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Fyne - Jarl3.80ExcellentBordering 5*.
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Island Hopping3.90Not Tried
Windswept - Coffee Porter5.60Not Tried
MòR - Caledonian4.20Not Tried
11 Feb 2019 (McGargle)
Very quiet. Table service as the bar top was being refurbished.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Fyne - Jarl3.80Good
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Williams Brothers - Midnight Sun5.60Not Tried
Cromarty - Whiteout3.80Not Tried
Fallen - New World Odyssey4.10Not Tried
04 Feb 2019 (McGargle)
Good beer list.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Fyne - Jarl3.80Good
Box Social - Gentleman's Nectar Pale Ale4.20GoodSlightly astringent pale ale.
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Fallen - New World Odyssey4.10Not Tried
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Chance Your Arm3.80Not Tried
North - Sputnik5.00Not Tried
30 Jan 2019 (McGargle)
Busy. Restrained music. Excellent, friendly service.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Box Social - Lips Like Morphine4.50GoodRefreshing and restrained saison.
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Fyne - Jarl3.80Not Tried
Cairngorm - Nessie's Monster Mash4.10Not Tried
Fallen - New World Odyssey4.10Not Tried
21 Jan 2019 (McGargle)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Fyne - Jarl3.80Good
Box Social - Staring at Squirrels4.80PoorBeen on a week. At or past the point of turn.
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Cromarty - Atlantic Drift3.50Not Tried
Cairngorm - Nessie's Monster Mash4.10Not Tried
six°north - Chopper Stout4.10Not Tried

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About The Marine Hotel

The pub sign. The Marine Hotel, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional1
Excellent90
Good150
Acceptable65
Poor42

Website.

The pub is found in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, AB39 2JY.

Freehouse enjoying a fantastic harbour side location in Stonehaven's conservation area. 5 or 6 real ales, with an emphasis on Scottish micros; the house beer, Dunottar Ale, comes from Inveralmond. Excellent selection of bottled beers especially from Belgium plus interesting kegs which may be from Westmalle, Kwak or De Koninck. 2009 CAMRA Scottish Pub of the Year.

We have visited this pub 243 times, seen 357 different beers and tried 194 of them.

Map location

Postcode: AB39 2JY