Sportsman | Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
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Good based on 11 ratings
Type: Bar

1 St Johns Rd
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire England HD1 5AY [ print map ]
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Hours: M-Thu 12-Midnight, Fri-Sat 12-1am, Sun 12-Midnight

Mayor: ManVsBeer (4) | Taps: 8 | Bottles: ~40


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Beer Available At Sportsman (arranged by most recent)
Anarchy Strait Jacket 56, Raw Try Ale , Bad Seed Cascade Pale Ale 75, Cloudwater US Hopfenweisse 93, Great Heck Apocalypse Brau , Otley Oxymoron 92, Pig & Porter Red Spider Rye 76, Arbor Smokescreen 92, Bad Seed India Amber Ale , Tiny Rebel Dirty Stop Out 94, Mallinsons Indulgence 95, Nene Valley Big Bang Theory , Northern Monk Rhubarb and Rosemary Blossom IPA 69, Anarchy Knuckle Dragger 82, Thornbridge / Van Moll Trekdrop 96, Chorlton Eclipse Black Lager 62, Caveman Morgan Stout , Offbeat Wild Blackberry Mild 63, Pig & Porter Neither Nor , Grain Blonde Ash 48
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11 reviews for Sportsman
 Ambiance  78%
 Service  83%
 Selection  75%
 Food  70%
 Value  83%
 Overall  79%
 Rating  84%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
WingmanWillis  (594) , England | June 7, 2015
Visited on a Sunday afternoon in June. Landed during the bizarre beer festival. Good range of cask and a few keg beers on the bar. Well kept. Service good and friendly. Found space in one of the two side rooms. Popped out in garden and sampled thirds of a few bizarre (and pretty filthy) beer for a Sunday lunchtime. Great pub. Added bonus of beer festival was vanilla frosting on my cupcake
nate2g  (1046) 上海 / Boomtown!, Australia | September 20, 2014
An easy walk from the railway station. A solid pub with a good selection of regional breweries on cask. Friendly, efficient service. Nice airy atmosphere. The sandwiches looked goood.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Rune  (502) TromsÝ, Norway | July 17, 2014
Half-moon bar displaying 12 keg beers and eight hand-pulled cask ales, mostly from regional breweries like Summer Wine, Magic Rock, Outstanding, First Chop Brewing and so on, supported by a well-selected bottled beers menu. Medium sized, cozy art retro dťcor and situated close to the magnificent railway building. For us, coming from Norway, it was a thrill to discover the great rock music of Ida Maria in the background. Decent service and food (visited 09.07.2014).
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
ManVsBeer  (1597) Hebden Bridge, England | January 13, 2014| Updated September 18, 2014
In the shadow of Huddersfield railway platforms, but on the opposite side of the station entrance so youíll have to walk around the historic George Hotel and under the tracks to find this pub. Itís well worth it given the large cask and keg selection that regularly rotates here and the service is good too. The pub itself is a little spartan but what fixtures and fittings exist are well kept and it has a nice enough atmosphere to it. CAMRA members get a discount here on cask ales only.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
T_i_B  (36) , England | December 16, 2013
An exceptional pub. Good friendly atmosphere, nice staff, good selection of ales, good bottled beer selection and some nice keg beers as well. Itís obviously quite a CAMRA friendly pub as the first thing I was asked is if Iím a CAMRA member, and when I produced my CAMRA card I got a discount. Normally itís the customer who has to ask if a CAMRA discount is available.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
jackl  (590) Minneapolis, Minnesota | March 11, 2013
The rundown exterior doesnít promise much, but this place offers a pretty good selection of beer at reasonable prices. Thereís 8 casks plus another 12 beers on keg. No crap. The cask stuff was almost entirely local to Huddersfield and the surrounding area. The bottle selection was a bit disappointing. The barman explained that theyíre looking to relaunch their bottle menu soon, and are running down their current stock. Unfortunately, there was absolutely no food available on my visit. The prices were solid, the service cheery. Overall, a really nice place.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
sic1314  (478) Leiden, Netherlands | March 9, 2013
Reasonable range, busy with a great atmosphere and good service. Suffers a bit compared to what is around the town centre, but well worth visiting.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk  (211) Edinburgh , Scotland | June 9, 2012
Reasonable beer selection. Decent beer, seemed a little run down... but friendly service and though it was a quick visit, id most likly head back here if i was in huddersfield
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
Scopey  (517) Croydon, England | May 19, 2012
Traditional corner pub located a short walk from the town centre. Nice interior features - wooden floor, curved bar and adjoining rooms. They have 8 hand-pulls of local micro-brewed beer such as Mallinsons and two house beers brewed at Golcar. The bottle selection is rather impressive - about 40-50 bottles including NÝgne ō, Flying Dog, Hardnott to name but a few. A particular find was La Trappe oak-aged quad for only £10. All round itís very good value. The clientele is however quite male-dominated. A great balance between traditional pub and contemporary beer selection. Winner of CAMRA best area pub and I can see why.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
dogbomb  (27) , England | April 4, 2012
Great pub, just a short walk form the train station. Cosy bar with plenty of choice and some more choice in the fridges in case thatís not enough. Didnít try the food, but the menuís looked mouthwatering. Some real treats for the ale drinkers here, and the feeling in the place was grand. Boardgames for the bored too...

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