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The Elm Tree (Charles Wells)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Shefford Dark MildExcellent1
Great Orme - Welsh BlackGood1
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Golden FoxGood1
Great Newsome - Sleck DustGood1
Grafton - Sir BorsAcceptable1
North Yorkshire - Prior's AleAcceptable1
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Courage DirectorsNot Tried0
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Crooked HookerNot Tried0
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Young's BitterNot Tried0
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Wells Eagle IPANot Tried0
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - ElixirNot Tried0
Wall's - Northallerton Dark AleNot Tried0
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Edwin Taylor's Extra StoutNot Tried0
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Young's SpecialNot Tried0
Otley - OxymoronNot Tried0
Colchester - Brazilian Coffee & Vanilla PorterNot Tried0
White Park - White GoldNot Tried0
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Wells Bombardier Glorious EnglishNot Tried0
XT Brewing - No. 4 Mellow AmberNot Tried0
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Wells Bombardier Burning GoldNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Elm Tree, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Picture 2. The Elm Tree, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Visits Details

12 Sep 2015 (Stephen Harris)
A brief early evening visit when I found that I had arrived at a different pub to the one where my friends had gathered.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Grafton - Sir Bors4.50AcceptableA rather ordinary, sweetish, golden Bitter.
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Edwin Taylor's Extra Stout4.50Not Tried
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Wells Eagle IPA3.60Not Tried
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Wells Bombardier Glorious English4.10Not Tried
XT Brewing - No. 4 Mellow Amber3.80Not Tried
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Wells Bombardier Burning Gold4.10Not Tried
04 Dec 2014 (HSB)
17:00 Busy around the bar. Very friendly atmosphere.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Great Orme - Welsh Black4.00GoodFar too sweet for me.
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Courage Directors4.80Not Tried
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Edwin Taylor's Extra Stout4.50Not Tried
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Golden Fox4.10Not Tried
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Young's Bitter3.70Not Tried
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Young's Special4.50Not Tried
Otley - Oxymoron5.50Not Tried
Colchester - Brazilian Coffee & Vanilla Porter4.60Not Tried
White Park - White Gold3.80Not Tried
21 Mar 2014 (HSB)
14:00 Our group of eight took over one end. Topics of conversation with the bar man and another customer covered Trappist beers, Frank Zappa and Captain Beefheart.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Great Newsome - Sleck Dust3.80Good
North Yorkshire - Prior's Ale3.60Acceptable
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Courage Directors4.80Not Tried
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Crooked Hooker4.70Not Tried
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Shefford Dark Mild3.80Not Tried
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Young's Bitter3.70Not Tried
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Wells Eagle IPA3.60Not Tried
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Elixir3.90Not Tried
Wall's - Northallerton Dark Ale4.40Not Tried
24 May 2011 (Martin the Mildman)
BeerABVScoreNotes
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Golden Fox4.10GoodWell balanced golden ale with hop bitterness and biscuity malt. My score 15/20.
25 May 2010 (Martin the Mildman)
Fairly busy with refugees from Cambridge Beer Festival during the afternoon closure.
BeerABVScoreNotes
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Shefford Dark Mild3.80ExcellentSweetish and malty black mild with toffee and nutty flavours. My score 16/20.

About The Elm Tree

The pub sign. The Elm Tree, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Summary of Beer Scores

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Excellent1
Good3
Acceptable2
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Website.

The pub is found in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1JT.

Back street pub with small front bar area and a longer room to the side. Despite being a Charles Wells badged house, a good guest ale policy prevails here with some interesting beers and local breweries represented.

We have visited this pub 5 times, seen 20 different beers and tried 6 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CB1 1JT