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Beer Available At Square Peg (JDW) (arranged by most recent)
Acorn Old Moor Porter (Cask) 91, Wadworth / Yeastie Boys Golden Perch 64, Inveralmond Rascal London Porter 89, Phoenix Play it Again Sam 48, B&T Bedfordshire Clanger 40, Hawkshead Jester 66, WharfeBank Othelia Gold 25, Vale SPS 53, Bath Cobblestone 38, Purity Rivet 57, Hanlon’s New Moon 30, Everards Ascalon 39, Goddards Wight Squirrel 62, Brains A Pocket Full of Rye 39, B&T SOD 66, Young’s Special (Cask) 41, Inveralmond Ossian (Cask) 48, Mordue Headmasters Christmas Sermon 60, B&T Turkey’s Trauma 34, J.W. Lees Christmas Plum Pudding 42
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Scotty001 (45) Portlethen, Scotland | July 15, 2015
64 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 12/20
Fairly down market in Spoons terms, fairly big (once you figure out the entrance), decent enough selection.
BlackHaddock (434) , England | June 27, 2015
66 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 13/20
Visited early on 27th June 2015. Large open plan, long roomed Wetherspoons. Bar to the left on entering, kitchen doors, toilets and extra seating to the right. Tired décor with purple the main stand out colour: posters, pictures and a damp floral carpet complete the appearance. 15 Cask ales on my day, two Cask ciders and the usual keg fonts and bottles you’d expect in a Spoons. Staff friendly and smiley, customers rough and ready if a little old in general (it was lunchtime-ish). Needs some re-investment for a face lift. beer quality fine.
Theydon_Bois (856) Tourist Town (West), England | December 14, 2014
48 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 8/20
Brums first Spooneria. I remember coming here on opening day, circa March/April 1995, Scotch Bitter 59p a pint, old men saving their heating bills and handing over coppers to purchase a pint and nurse it home over 2 hours - it hasn’t changed that much ;). Have popped in on many occasions over the years but the recent opening of better quality, both in selection and ambiance, beer bars in central Brum have resulted in my visits here drying up.
Rough city centre spoons, the only place I’ve been unfortunate enough to witness someone being glassed in a pub!
Usual spoon house and guest beers, dubious clientele not one to go to unless you’re on a hardcore pub crawl of Brum, HARD being the operative word!
Boudicca (986) London, England | August 21, 2013| Updated July 16, 2014
54 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 8/20
A huge Wetherspoon pub that runs the length of the block on Corporation Street. It can be a little difficult to find the door (tip: it’s in the centre). Once we found it we were greeted by a polite bouncer who asked "a table for two?" before pointing us in the direction of the long narrow-ish area on the left. The main eating area is separate and at one end. It’s OK as ’Spoons go but I got the impression that it probably caters largely to lager boys and that the presence of craft beers is incidental. Having said that, there was a reasonable choice.
(Last visited 1 April 2014).
Cunningham (519) Halden, Norway | April 2, 2013
66 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 10/20
Ehh do not know how to rate this one.
By far the biggest pub I found in Brum. Also a really big selection of different ales.
Felt it was more like a party restaurant.
ManVsBeer (1583) Hebden Bridge, England | January 29, 2013| Updated May 29, 2014
54 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 9/20
One of the lesser of many Wetherspoon pubs in Birmingham city centre due to its location, lack of warmth in its decor (more down to the building than the furniture which is very traditional Spoon). It attracts a city centre crowd typically looking for a cheap drink, and of course they can get that here. The large glass windows at the front allow for a great view of the concrete shopping complex across the road. A choice of real ales is usually the best draw.
SarkyNorthener (115) West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), England | July 24, 2012
78 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 16/20
Typical lower end Weatherspoons in Birmingham city centre. A lot of real ales for £1.99 a pint. The staff were very attentative. However my first selection of beer was not available despite the pump showing as available so I settled for my second choice of Ostlers Summer Pale Ale. Some heavy drinkers were present as per usual in here.
scotthmoore (10) , England | March 5, 2012
44 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 9/20
A thowback to the ’80s complete with carpets, but at least it is well-located and spacious.
DanielBrown (290) Birmingham (via Leicester), England | April 14, 2010
38 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 5/20
Brum’s first Wetherspoons, and still one of it’s larger pubs. Good city centre location, but a very seedy and grubby clientele. I would go to one of the other JDW’s unless you have no other choice.
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