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Excellent real ales

A welcoming friendly pub by staff & locals. 11 real ales available. One of few pubs been into... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
sportybirmingham
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Excellent range of craft beers

I dropped in for a quick drink with my brother and was delighted by the excellemt range of beers... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Markin53
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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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Quality Real ale pub serving from 11 hand pumps and 3 craft keg lines. 6+ traditional ciders and a vast selection of wines, spirits and soft drinks. 3 open fires for those dark, cold nights. Sky Sports for the best in cricket, darts, formula 1...more
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5 Lichfield Street, Burton upon Trent DE14 3QZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dog is an excellent real ale pub in Burton-on-Trent, a short walk from the centre. From the beautiful half-timbered front to the rustic, cozy decor that invites you to unwind and linger, this is a first rate place. The selection of hand-pumped real ales...More

Thank thomasmG7353YY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We we were visiting the town and just had a good meal at the Thai restaurant. We then went to the high street to look for a nice pub that serves craft beers as my hubby and his friend loves the stuff. We found this...More

Thank zenrobertshaw
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

And last visit in the next years, sorry. Decidedly average. Seeking a draught lager, I had the choice of Carling, Carling or Carling. Hmmm, just checking, I am in Burton, right..?..!

Thank jasonk551
BCAles, Owner at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Oh dear....Jon prides himself on his selection of real and craft ales, so it is disappointing there wasn’t something to please you on offer that day.

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Dirty toilets, grubby tables, poorly kept cask beer, staff rolling up cigarettes on the bar, coffee served in dimpled half pint jugs....I could go on....preferred it when it was O’Neils. Go elsewhere if you want a better beery experience.

5  Thank TwigTaliban
BCAles, Owner at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

That is very disappointing, and will be investigated immediately.thank you for drawing our attention to your poor experience.

Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Landlord has No customer service skills whatsoever. He always seems to be shouting abuse at someone in front of paying customers, totally unprofessional! Never actually acknowledges customers - a little hello, goodbye and thank you are just standard manners which he seems to lack entirely....More

4  Thank Graceimy
BCAles, Owner at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Thank you for alerting us to your very disappointing experience. We will address your concerns immediately.

Reviewed 18 February 2018

A welcoming friendly pub by staff & locals. 11 real ales available. One of few pubs been into recently that has a great selection of board games to play, they are in the left hand side corner of pub. Lots of pumps clips around bar...More

2  Thank sportybirmingham
BCAles, Owner at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for your concise and balanced review....much appreciated.

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

A proper pub serving an amazing range of beer. We've been to 2 beer festivals here and never disappointed. Highly recommended.

Thank 78bubbles
BCAles, Owner at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Thank you so much....your comments are much appreciated.

Reviewed 8 October 2017

Went with friends Saturday afternoon for a drink. The staff were welcoming and served us straight away The beer selection was great ......something for everyone. Good atmosphere and the pub was tidy and clean.

Thank Carole W
BCAles, Owner at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

That is great to hear....thank you.

Reviewed 23 August 2017

I dropped in for a quick drink with my brother and was delighted by the excellemt range of beers available and the very knowledgeable landlord/barman. Very much a locals pub with great atmosphere. Definitely a drinking-man's pub

Thank Markin53
BCAles, Owner at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

It's popular with the local female ale lovers too! Thank you for your very kind words which are much appreciated.

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Even when it's a normal day, the choices of ale and wine here are amazing! Every week there's new casks on and they're always beaut 👌🏻The atmosphere as well is always pleasant. So much livelier when a beer festival going on, attracts people in their...More

Thank Pagan B
BCAles, Owner at The Dog Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

That is lovely to hear. Thank you....come back soon!

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