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Tap 'n' Barrel, Wigan

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16 Jaxons Court, Hallgate
Wigan
WN1 1LR
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Brainy Pool left this review about Tap 'n' Barrel

this micropub is no longer associated with Martland Mill, who I believe have ceased trading. The ales today were from Hawshead, Coach House and Phoenix. it’s still a characterful micro pub on a quaint cobbled street with a bar, upstairs and greenhouse style area and service is very friendly.

On 19th October 2019 - rating: 8
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Bucking Fastard left this review about Tap 'n' Barrel

Tucked away down a shopping arcade,this brick building has an attractive curved frontage ,yet has a stripped out feel both on the ground floor but more particularly on the first floor,which just has some high stools and a drinking shelf.This is the tap for Martland Mill brewery and the 6 handpumps were drawing their D Day Dodger,Ancient & Loyal,Spinners Gold,Lancashire Loom and Wobbly Weaver with no sign of any guest beers.
If you like Martland Mill brews you may like this micro,but our verdict was that their malty,hop lite ales were not to our taste.Cheap but maybe for a reason,this micro lacked atmosphere and customers.

On 10th July 2019 - rating: 5
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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about Tap 'n' Barrel

Micro-pub with a narrow bar, a larger conservatory-style extension at the back and a few wooden tables out in the front yard. Rather plainly decorated, and the weekday background tunes and weekend live music / DJ events won't appeal to all. However, beer is very much the focus, and it still seems to operate as the Martland Mill Brewery tap, with four of their own beers - including the Wobbly Weaver (£2.80) - and a couple of guests on the two banks of six handpumps.

On 6th July 2019 - rating: 7
[User has posted 6109 recommendations about 6109 pubs]


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Map location corrected by Alan Hurdle
Wigan Wallgate, 0.29 miles, 5 min walk (show)
Wigan North Western, 0.37 miles, 7 min walk (show)
Ince (Manchester), 1.32 miles, 25 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Tap 'n' Barrel, Wigan
13th May 2020, 19:00
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13th May 2020, 17:10
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  • Accommodation : No last updated 19 February 2019 by Aqualung .
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 19 February 2019 by Aqualung .
  • Beer Festivals : Yes last updated 19 February 2019 by Aqualung .
  • Beer Garden : No last updated 19 February 2019 by Aqualung .
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 19 February 2019 by Aqualung .
  • Car Park : No last updated 19 February 2019 by Aqualung .
  • Child Friendly : No last updated 19 February 2019 by Aqualung .
  • Darts : No last updated 19 February 2019 by Aqualung .
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 01 October 2016 by Alan Hurdle
  • Function Room : No last updated 19 February 2019 by Aqualung .
  • Hot Food : No last updated 19 February 2019 by Aqualung .
  • Jukebox : No last updated 19 February 2019 by Aqualung .
  • Karaoke : No last updated 19 February 2019 by Aqualung .
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 01 October 2016 by Alan Hurdle
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 19 February 2019 by Aqualung .
  • Micropub : Yes last updated 01 October 2016 by Alan Hurdle
  • Pinball : No last updated 19 February 2019 by Aqualung .
  • Pool Table : No last updated 19 February 2019 by Aqualung .
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 22 September 2015 by hondo .
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 01 October 2016 by Alan Hurdle
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 01 October 2016 by Alan Hurdle
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