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Beer Available At Blackfriars (arranged by most recent)
Bad Seed Small Beer , Tryst Chocolate & Coconut Porter , Highland Scapa Wheat , Kelburn Celt 95 , Alechemy Milk Stout , Fallen Chew Chew , The Kernel India Pale Ale Amarillo Rakau 92, Tryst Sorachi Ace , Siren Broken Dream (Buffalo Trace Barrel Aged) 97, Siren / Magic Rock / Beavertown Rule of Thirds 99, Tripel Karmeliet 99, Odell Cutthroat Porter 94, Brass Castle Annexation , Waen Chilli Plum Porter 76, Fallen Dragonfly 73, Waen Snowball 71, Almasty Coconut Porter , Harbour Light Ale 67, Brass Castle Hazlenut Mild 48, Tryst Amarillo Follow the Hop (cask) 62
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migajos (82) Warsaw, Poland | November 23, 2014
70 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 13/20
Traditional pub in a heart of Glasgow’s Merchant City. Six taps + some bottles in fridges. The selection is not really impressive. Mostly brtish bitters and ciders on taps. Atmosphere is very nice though.
matis (31) Warsaw, Poland | November 5, 2014
72 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 14/20
Loudy and overcrowded classic Scottish pub with long, wooden bar. Beer sellection isn’t so impressive: a few real ales in cascs and also a few concerns in kegs - best choise was Tempest Porter. Kernel and Flying Dog available only in bottles. Possitive surprise was a board with beers waiting in a tap line.
Scopey (446) Croydon, England | October 6, 2014
66 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 13/20
We visited Blackfriars on a Thursday early evening. Even though it was early the bouncers were out front and the place was pretty rammed. Had a fairly rough-around the edges feel about it. They has small, but interesting cask ale selection, This is supplemented with about 50 bottles from UK/Europe/US. Service was prompt and friendly. We just stayed for a quick one as it was too busy and a bit lively for my likely. Perhaps would be better during the day. Alright, but there are plenty better beer destinations in Glasgow IMO.
jercraigs (321) Toronto, Ontario | July 16, 2014
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
2014-06-27. Nice place, our first beer stop in Scotland! Friendly server, it has a pub meets cafe impression to it. Our food was good and seemed reasonably priced - Mac and cheese and a steak "pie" (aka. stew with puffed pastry on top). Some decent real ale options. Got fairly busy shortly after we arrived on a Friday afternoon. Would come back but the appeal will laregly vary according to the tap list, which rotates.
Graham77 (20) , England | November 20, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 12/20
A good pub with 4 real ale pumps and a selection of draught continental beers such as Krusovice, Weihenstephan, Birra Moretti and more. The pub has a decent selection of malts and some bottled beers .The drinks are a bit on the pricy side but other than that a good pub.
northropfrye (190) Steinbach, Manitoba | July 5, 2013
74 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Not a bad place, about 5 real ales on cask, and some nice bottles. Friendly service. The food is also better than expected.
did01 (9) , Norway | June 18, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
Independant. Live music. Great choice of beers.
WeissGary (18) Glasgow, Scotland | December 28, 2012
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 15/20
An interesting bar in the centre of the city, with a traditional ale and craft beer selection taking in many Scottish ales, German weissbiers and a nice selection of American craft beer! A very popular and busy bar however there is a nice atmosphere with welcoming staff. A top pub with a cracking selection!
JoseBravo (1) , Scotland | September 21, 2012
90 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 19/20
My favourite pub in Glasgow. Good location, great selection of real ales and american beers, the service is great even when is really busy.
And they serve bottles of beer in a wine glass.
rjkreid (9) , Scotland | September 3, 2012
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Sits in the middle between a traditional ale pub and a craft beer pub. 5 taps that focus on local(ish) ales (Inveralmond and Orkney currently on heavy rotation), coupled with a fridge full of interesting craft bottles from the likes of Stone, SWB, Magic Rock etc. Surprisingly good value considering it’s location in the heart of the Merchant City. Food is burger-centric, but decent and reasonable value also.
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