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Beer Available At Briar Rose (JDW) (arranged by most recent)
Sadlerís Peaky Blinder , Everards / Terrapin Rye 58, Beartown Bruins Ruin 44, Grafton Lady Mary 20, Adnams / The Alchemist Enraptured 94, Tring Tea Kettle Stout 82, Black Sheep Bighorn 50, Lancaster Raspberry Rose 44, Robinsons Trooper (Cask) 47, Caledonian Port of Leith 35, Green Jack Red Herring 73, Elgoods Plum Porter 60, Adnams / Yeastie Boys Gunnamatta 81, Wadworth / Klosterbrauerei Scheyern Klosterbock 56, Wychwood / Cigar City Sirenís Song Session IPA 80, Shepherd Neame / Mateo & Bernabť FermŪn Red Ale 47, Hilden Nut Brown 47, Everards / Urthel Hildegardís Solange 47, Wadworth Crimson Dawn 32, Warwickshire Churchyard Bob 53
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dsmith67 (10) , | January 21, 2012
54 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 10/20
Itís a Wetherspoons. Good value, but the beer tastes like itís going off.
sic1314 (378) Leiden, Netherlands | July 27, 2014
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 13/20
Medium sized Spoons, reasonable selection. OK for the chain.
b727trijet (311) Isleworth, England | June 7, 2014
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 12/20
A typical Wetherspoons, but personally the nicest of three Iíve visited in central Birmingham. Is also a JDW hotel and next to the Wellington.
Boudicca (694) London, England | August 23, 2013
58 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 10/20
A large, quite elegant art deco style Wetherspoon pub in the city centre. The front windows open out fully, which can be quite pleasant on a hot day. We didnít find any new beers amongst the 8 or 10 taps but the selection was reasonable enough.
(Visited 8 July 2013).
jjsint (170) Bedford, England | August 18, 2013| Updated October 3, 2013
66 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 12/20
Better than average for JDW. Holds its own around the beer heaven that is Birmingham City Centre. Staff handle large crowds impeccably (City and WBA were playing at home the day I went, plus cricket on at Edgbaston). Not many real ales on but a good choice of foreign taps & bottles.
SarkyNorthener (81) Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), England | June 8, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
The best JDW in Wolverhampton, near the better Real ale bars. Looks OK inside, with an OK selection. Very good customer service.
Cunningham (339) Halden, Norway | April 2, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 12/20
Party place. Anyway a nice selection of different ales.
Very close to Wellington.
wimpyjoe (1297) Hebden Bridge, England | January 29, 2013
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 13/20
Also a hotel, this is one of the better and more relaxed of the city centre Wetherspoon pubs, especially in summer when the front windows open up completely to give the front area a terrace feel on one of the less busy streets in what is still the commercial heart of Birmingham. Obviously it can busy, but often itís easy enough to find a corner for a quiet drink too and a half decent range of ales are available.
BlackHaddock (340) , England | November 21, 2012
66 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 12/20
No problems with the beer quality or staff: this is a typical Spoons except they always seem to have enough staff, which most reading this will know is not typical Wetherspoons at all.
The place is always so dark inside: that is my beef with the joint: you know what you are going to get when you walk into a Spoons, you just canít see it in here!
imdownthepub (505) Banbury, England | May 13, 2012
52 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 9/20
Possibly the best Spoons in Birmingham, certainly the oneís we have been in anyway. There is generally a reasonable range of beers, handy for a breakfast and we have stayed in the attached hotel which was decent value, although the lift never worked. Itís reasonable.
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