and the winner is…

Here we go, the score card from last night’s meet:

Cobblers Thumb, 44/100
location: 17/25
Menu: 7/25
Beers: 15/25
Ambience: 15/25

The Branch Tavern, 43/100
location: 17/25
Menu: 5/25
Beers: 12/25
Ambience: 8/25 [retrospective  +1 for just how amazingly charming our visit was]

Hobgoblin, 76/100
location: 19/25
Menu: 16/25
Beers: 22/25
Ambience: 19/25

Basketmakers Arms, 78/100

location: 20/25
Menu: 16/25
Beers: 22/25
Ambience: 20/25

The Eagle, 74/100
location: 20/25
Menu: 18/25
Beers: 17/25
Ambience: 19/25

Duke of Wellington, 64/100
location: 21/25
Menu: 10/25
Beers: 14/25
Ambience: 19/25 [retrospective  +1 for one of the locals doing an Irish jig at last orders]