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The Little Ale House, Bromsgrove Central, Bromsgrove

Pub added by Oggwyn Great
21 Worcester Road
Bromsgrove
B61 7DL
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Aqualung . left this review about The Little Ale House

This is a genuine micropub concentrating on ales and cider. It's a rectangular shop conversion with the bar at the back. There is a bench down the left side with the usual high tables and chairs, some of the tables seem to have been constructed from old sherry casks. I was the only one in on my Tuesday afternoon visit.
They don't have a cold room here but rely on cooling jackets.
Beers noted were Holden's Golden Glow, Oakham Citra, Wye Valley HPA, Urban Huntsman Session Amber and two from Malvern Hills that I couldn't read. I went for the Urban Huntsman which seemed to be in good nick but was a rather unexciting beer. The landlord who also tried it seemed to think so as well!
I thought this was OK as a micropub but may be better at a time other than that when most of these places are closed.

On 24th April 2016 - rating: 7
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Real Ale Ray left this review about The Little Ale House

One of the most uninspiring micro pubs I have visited. The interior was scruffy and looked dirty in places. There was a woman sitting over on the left as we entered, who reluctantly sloped off her seat with a sigh to go behind the bar to serve us. Once at the counter, we were hoping to see some locally sourced beers. Not a hope there! as the choice was two from Castle Rock and a Prescott Track Record.

On 6th December 2015 - no rating submitted
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Andrew Stephens left this review about The Little Ale House

A former retail outlet with a glass frontage and large windows along one side and benches and tables along the other. At the far end is the serving area with casks on display on a stillage behind the bar. The number of beers can vary from six or more. A cider is usually available too. It has been suggested that around forty people can be accommodated. Varying beers have been available so far but the gaffer says he hopes to serve mainly beers from smaller breweries but he is open to suggestions for beers to put on and also ideas on how to improve the pub.

On 31st October 2013 - rating: 7
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Map location corrected by Andrew Stephens
Bromsgrove, 1.31 miles, 25 min walk (show)
Barnt Green, 4.42 miles, 1 hr 25 min walk (show)
Alvechurch, 4.74 miles, 1 hr 31 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Little Ale House, Bromsgrove
2nd May 2016, 20:58
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2nd May 2016, 19:43
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Pub Details

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 23 March 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 23 March 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Beer Garden : No last updated 23 March 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 20p per pint, 10p per half - last updated 03 August 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : No last updated 23 March 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Darts : No last updated 23 March 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 23 April 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Function Room : No last updated 23 April 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Hot Food : No last updated 23 March 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Jukebox : No last updated 23 March 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Karaoke : No last updated 23 March 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Live Music : No last updated 23 March 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 23 March 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Micropub : Yes last updated 17 March 2015 by David McNally
  • Pinball : No last updated 23 March 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Pool Table : No last updated 23 March 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Quiz Night : No last updated 23 March 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 28 October 2013 by Oggwyn Great
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 28 October 2013 by Oggwyn Great
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 23 March 2014 by Jonathan Wilde
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 23 April 2016 by Aqualung .
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