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The Volunteer

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New Road
Seavington St. Michael
Postal town: Ilminster
TA19 0QE
Phone: 01460240126
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Brew Guru left this review about The Volunteer

Probably improved a bit on Paris's review below. The pub is now home to Windy Brewery (a bit unfortunate considering one of the side effects of copious volumes of beer imbibed) brewed on site. I tried the Tornado, a 3.9% Copper coloured bitter which was perfectly acceptable. They also do a Flurry at 4.2% which was not on. Other beers on were from the St Austall range - Black Prince and Tribute. Was disappointed to have missed the Jubilee ale from Windsor Brewery. Seemed fairly popular with good passing trade and a couple of regulars at the bar.

On 13th June 2012 - rating: 6
[User has posted 116 recommendations about 101 pubs]


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Paris Hilton left this review about The Volunteer

Roadside traditional village pub on the old A303 tourist route to the Westcountry. 5 handpumps but an unimaginative choice of Courage Best, Youngs Special, Ruddles County(!?), RCH Pitchfork and Cotleigh Owlzat. The Pitchfork was fine. There are better pubs in South Somerset should you wish to seek them out.

BTW, the landlord is to start brewing his own beer in the next few weeks so look out for this here and in pubs and shops in the surrounding area.

On 13th July 2011 - rating: 5
[User has posted 73 recommendations about 59 pubs]

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22nd May 2016, 20:52
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22nd May 2016, 20:52
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  • Accommodation : Yes last updated 22 May 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 22 May 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 22 May 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 22 May 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 22 May 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 22 May 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Jukebox : No last updated 22 May 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Live TV Sports : Yes - BT Sport - last updated 22 May 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Micropub : No last updated 22 May 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Pinball : No last updated 22 May 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Pool Table : No last updated 22 May 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Quiz Night : Yes last updated 22 May 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 13 June 2012 by hondo .
  • Real Cider : No last updated 22 May 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
  • WiFi : Yes - BT WiFi - last updated 22 May 2016 by Jonathan Wilde
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Last inspected: January 27th 2016
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