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Devonshire Arms (Individual Pubs)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Milton - JustinianExcellent2
Milk Street - ! BeerExcellent1
Nottingham - Extra Pale AleExcellent1
Potton - PhoenixGood1
Wentworth - Imperial AleGood1
Milestone - CrusaderGood1
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Hitchin Old DarkGood1
Black Iris - Black Mountain Black IPAGood1
Milton - MinervaAcceptable1
Spitting Feathers - Ministry of Beer Red TapeAcceptable1
Milton - Minotaur MildNot Tried0
Milton - PegasusNot Tried0
Milton - SpartaNot Tried0
Redscar - BeachNot Tried0
Jarrow - IsisNot Tried0
Milton - PrometheusNot Tried0
Milk Street - MermaidNot Tried0
Nottingham - SupremeNot Tried0
Milton - Marcus AureliusNot Tried0
Milton - DionysusNot Tried0
Tring - Rocket ManNot Tried0
Milton - CyclopsNot Tried0
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Shefford BitterNot Tried0
Oakleaf (now see Fallen Acorn entries) - Quercus FoliumNot Tried0
Milton - MedusaNot Tried0
White Horse - Wayland SmithyNot Tried0
Wentworth - Snowman's RevengeNot Tried0
Milton - IcarusNot Tried0
Milton - MammonNot Tried0
Milton - NeroNot Tried0
Saltaire - Elderflower BlondeNot Tried0
Arbor Ales - Beech BlondeNot Tried0
Milestone - Irish HarpNot Tried0
Spitting Feathers - Thirst QuencherNot Tried0
Brampton - Best BitterNot Tried0
Liverpool Organic - 24 Carat GoldNot Tried0
Picture 1. Devonshire Arms, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Picture 2. Devonshire Arms, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

07 Oct 2017 (Jason)
Basic locals back street boozer with a spartan feel to it which I liked, late afternoon and busy around the bar.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Nottingham - Extra Pale Ale4.20ExcellentLight and hoppy yet full bodied and smooth.
Milton - Minotaur Mild3.30Not Tried
Milton - Pegasus4.10Not Tried
Milton - Marcus Aurelius7.50Not Tried
Milton - Justinian3.90Not Tried
Brampton - Best Bitter4.20Not Tried
Liverpool Organic - 24 Carat Gold4.20Not Tried
14 Apr 2014 (HSB)
17:15 Time to kill between trains. Busy around the bar. Velvet Underground was being played.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Spitting Feathers - Ministry of Beer Red Tape3.80AcceptableBit tired
Spitting Feathers - Thirst Quencher3.90Not Tried
Milton - Cyclops5.30Not Tried
Milton - Minotaur Mild3.30Not Tried
Milton - Pegasus4.10Not Tried
Milton - Medusa4.60Not Tried
21 Mar 2014 (HSB)
15:45 My last pub before the train home. Fairly busy.
BeerABVScoreNotes
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Hitchin Old Dark4.80Good
Milton - Cyclops5.30Not Tried
Milton - Pegasus4.10Not Tried
Milton - Nero5.00Not Tried
Milton - Dionysus3.60Not Tried
Arbor Ales - Beech Blonde4.90Not Tried
Milton - Minerva4.60Not Tried
Milestone - Irish Harp4.90Not Tried
23 Jan 2014 (HSB)
20:30 Busy. Got talking to a chap who I have seen in various pubs in Cambridge over the years but had never talked to before. Nice guy.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Milton - Minerva4.60AcceptableCloudy
Milton - Cyclops5.30Not Tried
Milton - Mammon7.00Not Tried
Milton - Nero5.00Not Tried
Saltaire - Elderflower Blonde4.00Not Tried
05 Dec 2013 (HSB)
16:30 Five others in.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Wentworth - Imperial Ale3.80Good
White Horse - Wayland Smithy4.40Not Tried
Milton - Cyclops5.30Not Tried
Milton - Minotaur Mild3.30Not Tried
Wentworth - Snowman's Revenge5.50Not Tried
Milton - Icarus4.20Not Tried
Milton - Justinian3.90Not Tried
Milton - Medusa4.60Not Tried
07 Nov 2013 (HSB)
16:40 Pint between trains. Quiet.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Potton - Phoenix3.80Good
Milton - Cyclops5.30Not Tried
Milton - Minotaur Mild3.30Not Tried
Milton - Pegasus4.10Not Tried
B&T (Banks & Taylor's) - Shefford Bitter3.80Not Tried
Oakleaf (now see Fallen Acorn entries) - Quercus Folium4.00Not Tried
Milton - Justinian3.90Not Tried
Milton - Medusa4.60Not Tried
19 Sep 2013 (HSB)
16:30 Missed my connection at Cambridge. 45 minutes to kill.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Black Iris - Black Mountain Black IPA5.90GoodLacking bitterness
Nottingham - Supreme5.20Not Tried
Milton - Minotaur Mild3.30Not Tried
Milton - Sparta4.30Not Tried
Milton - Marcus Aurelius7.50Not Tried
Milton - Dionysus3.60Not Tried
Tring - Rocket Man4.30Not Tried
25 Jul 2013 (HSB)
16:11 Fairly quiet. Bar man good on beer recommendations.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Milk Street - ! Beer5.00ExcellentVery good beer. Rich taste.
Milton - Justinian3.90Excellent
Milton - Minotaur Mild3.30Not Tried
Milk Street - Mermaid3.80Not Tried
Milton - Sparta4.30Not Tried
Milton - Prometheus6.00Not Tried
10 May 2013 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening. Mucky bar top (especially back room) and food smells meant time for only one.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Milton - Justinian3.90GoodPaler than pale pale in hue
Milton - Minotaur Mild3.30Not Tried
Milton - Pegasus4.10Not Tried
Milton - Sparta4.30Not Tried
Redscar - Beach5.00Not Tried
Jarrow - Isis5.00Not Tried
Milton - Prometheus6.00Not Tried
21 Mar 2013 (HSB)
First stop on an evening crawl of Cambridge. So many laptops in use in the back room felt like going into an office.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Milestone - Crusader4.40Good

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About the Devonshire Arms

The pub sign. Devonshire Arms, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent5
Good12
Acceptable6
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 2BH.

Recently revamped and reopened as a Cask Ale House serving Milton beers and guests. The pub is long and thin with the bar in the middle. Food served. 8 handpumps for real ale plus 1 for cider.

We have visited this pub 19 times, seen 46 different beers and tried 21 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CB1 2BH