Wellington (Black Country Inns)

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Beers At Wellington (Black Country Inns)

Green Duck Duck & Cover3.9%5/28/2016
Derby Bloomin Blossom4%5/28/2016
Mallinsons Puttag3.8%5/28/2016
Beowulf Strong Mild7.4%5/28/2016
Malvern Hills Roget3.5%5/28/2016
Slightly Foxed Slightly Foxed3.8%5/28/2016
Oakham Akhenaten4.9%5/23/2016
Green Duck Lynnís Figgy Mild4%5/22/2016
Derby The American Wai4.5%5/22/2016
George Wright Mild4%5/16/2016
Derby Cascade 4.5%5/14/2016
Falstaff Skylab3.8%5/14/2016
Bradford Alphinís5.6%5/14/2016
Rat / Five Towns Rat Out5.8%5/9/2016
Falstaff Moon Landing4.3%5/9/2016
Fixed Wheel Mild Concussion5.5%5/9/2016
Falstaff Darkside6%5/7/2016
Froth Blowers Midland Red3.8%5/7/2016
Dukeries Golden Castile4.3%4/30/2016
Blackjack Poker Face4.2%4/30/2016
Oakham Mark VII3.9%4/30/2016
Purity XPA3.5%4/16/2016
Moseley Mariana8%4/16/2016
Potbelly Lagerbrau3.9%4/16/2016
Beowulf Killer Stout7.9%4/12/2016
Shiny Pail Simcoe Columbus5%4/10/2016
Blackjack Mosaic Light3.7%4/9/2016
Liverpool Organic Rakau5%4/9/2016
Howling Hops Running Beer Brown Ale4%4/9/2016
Hophurst Twisted Vine4.1%4/7/2016
Coastal Cornish Cascade5%4/7/2016
Fernandes Black Cherry Porter4.6%4/7/2016
Bank Top Leprechaun Stout6%4/7/2016
Liverpool Organic Jade4.4%4/7/2016
Lyme Bay Tournament Mead11%3/27/2016
Coastal Mosaic Gold4.2%3/27/2016
Beerd Silvertip4.7%3/26/2016
Titanic Raspberry Wheat4.7%3/21/2016
Cheshire Brewhouse Blues Breaker4.8%3/19/2016
Fixed Wheel Spartacus6.5%3/19/2016
Squawk IPA6.7%3/16/2016
Derby Black Ram4.4%3/6/2016
Wye Valley The Hopfather3.9%3/6/2016
Squawk IPA Chinook Columbus6%3/5/2016
Blue Bee Into The Void6%3/5/2016
Lymestone Stone Cutter3.7%2/27/2016
Goffs Black Knight5.3%2/27/2016
AllGates All Day Coffee IPA5.1%2/27/2016
Abbeydale The Da Vinci Cod4.5%2/21/2016
Wentworth Plum Pudding Stout4.7%2/20/2016
Cheshire Brewhouse Cheshire Pride3.6%2/20/2016
Burton Bridge Burton Porter4.5%2/20/2016
Ambridge American Pale Ale5%2/20/2016
Wye Valley St Georgeís Bitter4.3%2/20/2016
Cheshire Brewhouse TRYPA6.6%2/18/2016
Rat PontefRAT Cake4.8%2/18/2016
Sadlerís Antipode 4.8%2/18/2016
Fyne Ales RagnarŲk7.4%1/27/2016
Oakham The Navi5.5%1/27/2016
Shiny Award6%1/23/2016
Titanic Black Ice4.1%1/10/2016
Pictish Blue Moon6%12/28/2015
Kendrickís Rucking Santa4.2%12/27/2015
Rat Bob cRatchet4.3%12/26/2015
Oakham Born to Sleigh4.4%12/26/2015
Hobsons Postmanís Plum Porter5%12/25/2015
Birdís No L5%12/24/2015
Stamps Mail Train4.2%12/24/2015
Grainstore Three Kings4.5%12/24/2015
Rat Ratmas Pudding5.5%12/17/2015
Kelham Island Good for your Elf4.7%12/17/2015
Derby Excalibur4.8%12/17/2015
Green Duck Dark Treacle Stout5%12/17/2015
Falstaff Bah Humbug4.2%12/17/2015
Downton Port Stout5.2%12/17/2015
Mallinsons Summit In The Water4%12/13/2015
Shiny Enterprise4.6%12/13/2015
Siren Baby Wheel6.5%12/10/2015
Black Country English Winter5.5%12/5/2015
Exit 33 Club 33 #3 Centennial 5%12/5/2015
Abbeydale Seven Deadly Sins - Envy7%12/5/2015
White Park Moonshine5.2%12/5/2015
Oakham Dream Catcher6.9%11/28/2015
Pilgrim Surrey Bitter3.7%11/28/2015
Salopian Midnight Express4.7%11/28/2015
Abbeydale Seven Deadly Sins - Sloth7%11/16/2015
TrŤs Bien Pacific Gem Special Pale Ale4.5%11/16/2015
Oakham The Car Thief 3.6%11/14/2015
Vibrant Forest Kaleidoscope6.5%11/14/2015
Abbeydale Marshmallow Meltdown Stout7%11/14/2015
Tudor Sugarloaf4.7%11/8/2015
Froth Blowers Piffle Snonker3.8%11/5/2015
Blue Monkey Big Blue6.8%10/31/2015
Dancing Duck Nice Weather4.1%10/25/2015
Falstaff Rembrandt4.2%10/25/2015
Oedipus Kinderyoga11%10/24/2015
Intrepid Porter4.8%10/24/2015
Fixed Wheel Omerta 7.5%10/24/2015
Shiny Affinity 4314.6%10/24/2015
Abbeydale Wilderness3.7%10/24/2015

  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 12/20
Travlr  (2340) Washington, Washington DC | October 12, 2015
I was a bit disappointed in this place. Lots of casks, but thatís about it. Downstairs bar was having quiz night, and the upstairs bar was closed despite having plenty of people in it and a working barman. Terrace off the upstairs bar was mainly for smokers. Slightly depressing atmosphere, but might be better on a return visit.
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
ManVsBeer  (1687) Hebden Bridge, England | February 1, 2013
Easily the best place for real ale, in fact its bar sports very little else out front, although alternatives are available behind. Itís very popular at the weekend so expect to stand, especially as food is an option here as well. Located in the heart of the city center it is an easy stop on a pub crawl of several of Birminghamís best listed ale bars. The decor is a little ordinary.
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
Boudicca  (1107) London, England | July 10, 2013
This large pub in the city centre is known for its extensive beer range, which includes lots of local and regional brews. There are 16 hand pumps listed on television screens around the downstairs rooms and they are constantly updated. Itís worth looking upstairs too as the bar there had two additional beers on draught when we visited. The pub is partly owned by the people who own the Craven Arms and in my view the latter is nicer Ė more cosy and friendly, whilst the Wellington can get very crowded. Itís rather hotel-like but it does have a nice roof terrace and itís handy to know that you can also access the Old Joint Stock via the back alley. When we visited it had been newly decorated and unfortunately the smell of paint was overwhelming. (Last visited 6 July 2013).
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois  (1002) Tourist Town (West), England | July 27, 2013
Visited as the last port of call before the train home on the RB Black Country Bus Bash - 06/07/13. Central location and about a 5 minute dash to New St station. The place smelt of paint fumes on our visit following a refurb, a minor grumble peculiar to our visit but obviously canít be helped. Old meets new in terms of 16 ever changing cask lines and all beers displayed on TV screens. There were around 13 on during our visit, largely midland based micros. Black Country Ales always feature as regulars. The pub itself was fairly long and narrow with a patio to the rear. Service was very good for what was a vibrant city centre pub, banter on offer from the youngish bar staff and they were prompt in serving and keeping waiting time down. Live music was setting up but thankfully we were leaving before Lonny Donegan and his mates got going. If youíre going to put music on keep it to a venue with multiple rooms so sanctuary can be found - please! Great pub, good range, top service.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Leighton  (933) London, England | July 18, 2013
Final stop during the RateBeer Black Country Bash, and easily one of the best. After about ten hours of fairly aggressive drinking I wasnít exactly in the mood for more beer, but the Oakham Citra Special on cask here was absolutely stunning. I could have continued drinking that beer well into the night - it was just that good and drinkable. Aside from that beer, the Wellington is a nice place. It smelled like they had recently put down a fresh layer of paint; kind of a double-edged sword, that. The staff was quick and friendly. Plenty of seating. Live music on the Saturday evening we were there. Good value beers. Plenty of interesting styles of beer available. I would imagine this place is a highlight of the Birmingham beer scene.
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • OVERALL 16/20
Fin  (904) Merton, Oxfordshire, England, England | December 10, 2007
I think that this is truly an excellent pub and one that I would jump at the chance of visiting again. A fantastic range of beers, probably unequalled throughout the UK one would imagine. On the day that I visited 01-12-07 it was absolutley heaving with folk, was sweaty and standing room only my beer was a bit warm but I reckon that this was more of a case of the environment being so stuffy and hot and not a slur on the pub at all, the bar staff seemed very knowledgable and I would definately head to here again.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
WingmanWillis  (872) , England | December 29, 2014
Situated between Snow Hill and New St stations the Wellington has been serving a great range of ale for over 10 years. Beers are listed on a screen next to the bar with style, colour and price which is handy. Avoiding the Black Country beers which I find not to my taste thereís plenty of choice from local micros and those from much furrther afield. You can pick up something interesting here most visits. Not much in the way of Craft beer but doesnít really need to be. Other venues in Brum have this base covered. Beer is always in good condition. Definitely worth a stop if youíve got time to kill in Birmingham
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
imdownthepub  (802) Banbury, England | December 4, 2013
This has been an institution in the Birmingham Real Ale scene since it started up a few years back. Itís set in a great position between Victoria Square and the Commercial area. There is always a lot of choice, although the usuals are building up now, so the changing beers have become a little less. No food is served, but you are free to bring in your own. The place is generally pretty full at most times of day and seating can be difficult to sort out. The Bar is also pretty packed at times, although the electronic board helps in choosing the beers.
Updated Rating Dec í12. A bit of an improvement in here, the carpets have been cleaned, itís had an air through and the beer quality seems to be better. An improved mark from me and is now my new favourite in Birmingham.
Update Dec í13. The beer quality is definitely top notch now and the ambiance much improved. It remains our favourite venue in Brum for 2013/14.
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
jackl  (651) Minneapolis, Minnesota | July 7, 2013
Visted during the Ratebeer Black Country Bash. Awesome spot right in the middle of Birmingham city centre. Nicely modernized space that unusually for England features air conditioning. Something like 12 beers featured on cask including the superlative Oakham Citra Special. Service was prompt. Prices reflected the central location. Overall, a must-visit if youíre traveling though the area.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
mcberko  (643) Vancouver, British Columbia | March 24, 2011
Great little pub in downtown Birmingham with a rotating variety of UK micros. After sampling a few on tap (jncluding the delicious Oakham Citra), I opted for a bottle of Brewdog Abstrakt AB:04. Very friendly and helpful service, and nice decor. Would definitely be back if in the area.

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