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Distillery, Birmingham

4 Sheepcote Street
Ladywood
Postal town: Birmingham
B16 8AE
Phone: 01212002223
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Al Bundy left this review about Distillery

A rather insipid modern pub. The inside is all wooden floored and bare bricked with an industrial feel. Open plan and aimed squarely at the cocktail crowd. I couldn't see any real ale even though previous reviews suggest its on. A gin distillery is prominent on entering. Crafty fizzpops and, naturally, a vast array of spirits on offer. I wasnt overkeen on this place but if you like your sparkly new bars then this is for you.

On 13th November 2018 - rating: 5
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Bucking Fastard left this review about Distillery

A recent refurbishment has changed the vibe in here,it has an upmarket feel in keeping with the fine Victorian building.If entering from Sheepcote Street ,you will be greeted by a gin still to the right,a vaulted roof and solid wooden furniture with a wooden floor.The island bar has a few keg pumps but no real ale,and a long chalkboard list of gins.The windows give good views of the historic Roundhouse next door which is undergoing restoration.It's a pleasing reminder of industrial Birmingham before all the redevelopment on the area.There is also a back room with its own service counter which can be hired for private functions.Food is served.
There are stairs down to a ground floor bar which also has access across the cobbled coutyard to the canal towpath,and this smaller area seemed best suited to drinkers with the bar sporting three handpumps offering on my trip Purity UBU and Green Duck Sitting Duck with the third clip reversed.It has a cosy feel down here.
Maybe of more interest to industrial archaeologists than real ale drinkers but so much better than the identikit bars further towards Broad Street.

On 6th June 2017 - rating: 7
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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about Fiddle & Bone

Newly reopened and refurbished as a live music pub on two levels. Main bar and fair-sized stage at street level, with a separate lounge at one end. Brightly lit inside when not in use as a venue. More seating downstairs and outside at canal level. Three of five handpumps on operation when I visited, with Doom Bar, Theakston XB and Purity Pure UBU (£3.20) available, with reversed clips for Deuchar's IPA and Purity Mad Goose also noted.

On 11th April 2015 - rating: 6
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Map location corrected by Bucking Fastard
Five Ways, 0.86 miles, 16 min walk (show)
Jewellery Quarter, 1 miles, 19 min walk (show)
Birmingham New Street, 1.06 miles, 20 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Distillery, Ladywood
13th Nov 2018, 14:42
Review submitted by Al Bundy
 
9th Jun 2017, 08:21
Picture submitted by Bucking Fastard approved

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  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 31 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 31 May 2017 by ROB Camra
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  • Function Room : Yes last updated 31 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Hot Food : Yes - Not Monday - last updated 31 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Micropub : No last updated 31 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 31 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Real Cider : No last updated 31 May 2017 by ROB Camra
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