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Rochford Beer & Cider Festival 2015 (CAMRA Beer Festival)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Lacons - EncoreExcellent1
Humpty Dumpty - Christmas CrackExcellent1
Mumbles - Mumbles MileAcceptable1
Round Tower - FentonAcceptable1
Timothy Taylor - LandlordNot Tried0
Elgood's - North Brink PorterNot Tried0
Oakham - Bishops FarewellNot Tried0
Robinsons - Old TomNot Tried0
Crouch Vale - Brewers GoldNot Tried0
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - JaipurNot Tried0
Elgood's - Black Dog MildNot Tried0
Storm - Bosley CloudNot Tried0
Storm - Desert StormNot Tried0
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Scapa SpecialNot Tried0
Weetwood - Old Dog Premium BitterNot Tried0
Coach House - Gunpowder Strong MildNot Tried0
Nethergate Growler - Old GrowlerNot Tried0
Teignworthy - Old MoggieNot Tried0
Teignworthy - Xmas CrackerNot Tried0
Titanic - MildNot Tried0
Beartown - Bear AssNot Tried0
Timothy Taylor - Dark MildNot Tried0
Boggart - Dark MildNot Tried0
Mighty Oak - Bingle JellsNot Tried0
Mighty Oak - Yellow SnowNot Tried0
Earl Soham - Sir Roger's PorterNot Tried0
Cambridge Moonshine (see also Moonshine) - Harvest Moon MildNot Tried0
Weetwood - Cheshire CatNot Tried0
Shalford - Hyde BitterNot Tried0
Brampton - Impy DarkNot Tried0
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Orkney BestNot Tried0
Dunham Massey - Chocolate Cherry MildNot Tried0
Shalford - Stoneley BitterNot Tried0
Beartown - BitterNot Tried0
Purple Moose - Madog's AleNot Tried0
Purple Moose - Dark Side Of The MooseNot Tried0
Exeter - Avocet AleNot Tried0
Brentwood - Marvellous Maple MildNot Tried0
Yeovil - Star GazerNot Tried0
Saffron - Squire's GambleNot Tried0
Derventio - CleopatraNot Tried0
Greene King - XX Dark MildNot Tried0
Bollington - White NancyNot Tried0
Liverpool Organic - Best BitterNot Tried0
Oakham - CitraNot Tried0
Bollington - Oat Mill StoutNot Tried0
Elland - 1872 PorterNot Tried0
Farmer's Ales (Maldon Brewing) - Puck's FollyNot Tried0
Amber Ales - Chocolate Orange StoutNot Tried0
Brampton - Wasp NestNot Tried0
Offbeat - Outlandish PaleNot Tried0
Grain - OakNot Tried0
Brentwood - Winter WarmerNot Tried0
Titanic - Plum PorterNot Tried0
Woodlands - MildNot Tried0
RedWillow - HeadlessNot Tried0
Brentwood - GoldNot Tried0
RedWillow - WrecklessNot Tried0
Red Fox - Red Fox MildNot Tried0
Offbeat - Oddball RedNot Tried0
Liverpool Organic - Imperial Russian StoutNot Tried0
Offbeat - Kooky GoldNot Tried0
Saffron - Saffron BlondeNot Tried0
Woodlands - Hop as HellNot Tried0
Georges - BroadswordNot Tried0
Mobberley - Hedge HopperNot Tried0
Norton - Priory AleNot Tried0
Hop Monster (Georges) - Rochford BansheeNot Tried0
Cwrw Llyn - Brenin EnlliNot Tried0
Red Fox - Black Fox PorterNot Tried0
Wincle - Wincle WallerNot Tried0
Colchester - MetropolisNot Tried0
Sawbridgeworth - Malt Shovel PorterNot Tried0
Happy Valley - Dangerously DarkNot Tried0
Colchester - AK PaleNot Tried0
Colchester - Red DieselNot Tried0
Tiny Rebel - CwtchNot Tried0
Triple fff - JabberwockyNot Tried0
Weetwood - Mad HatterNot Tried0
Harwich Town - EPANot Tried0
Dunham Massey - Cheshire IPANot Tried0
Georges - Wallasea WenchNot Tried0
Yeovil - Posh IPANot Tried0
Belhaven - Howell at the MoonNot Tried0
Dancing Duck - Dark DrakeNot Tried0
Maldon - Farmer's Christmas StoutNot Tried0
Felstar - LightburstNot Tried0
Georges - 200-200Not Tried0
Red Fox - Hunter's GoldNot Tried0
Shalford - MildNot Tried0
Shalford - Levelly GoldNot Tried0
Barlow - AnastasiaNot Tried0
Yeovil - GloryNot Tried0
Kelburn - JaguarNot Tried0
Golden Duck - Wristy FitzyNot Tried0
Woodlands - Midnight StoutNot Tried0
Wibblers - Dengie GoldNot Tried0
RedWillow - SeamlessNot Tried0
Colchester - Old King Coel PorterNot Tried0
Front Row - CrouchNot Tried0
Front Row - MauledNot Tried0
Cheshire Brewhouse - Cheshire SetNot Tried0
Cheshire Brewhouse - Cheshire GapNot Tried0
Robinsons - Trooper (superseded by 4.7% version)Not Tried0
Wincle - RamblerNot Tried0
Tatton - Tatton BestNot Tried0
Georges - Cockleboats Best BitterNot Tried0
Billericay - Mayflower GoldNot Tried0
Dominion / Billericay Collaboration - A Mild With No Name!Not Tried0
Felstar - Old EssexNot Tried0
Front Row - Number 8Not Tried0
Red Fox - Coggeshall GoldNot Tried0
Colchester - Jack Spitty's Smuggler's AleNot Tried0
Exeter - Darkness The Prince of AlesNot Tried0
Frodsham - Frodsham 800 AleNot Tried0
Tiny Rebel - HANKNot Tried0
Humpty Dumpty - Red MillNot Tried0
Lymm - Heritage Trail AleNot Tried0
Wentwell - Jeremiah MildNot Tried0
Hop Monster (Georges) - Snake Oil StoutNot Tried0
Red Fox - Wily Ol' FoxNot Tried0
Shalford - Ebenezer AleNot Tried0
Derventio - Mrs ClausNot Tried0
Marlpool - Blind Boris MildNot Tried0
Dunham Massey - Dunham PorterNot Tried0
Golden Duck - Wilko's WobblerNot Tried0
Billericay - Billericay BlondeNot Tried0
Billericay - Billericay DickieNot Tried0
Tatton - AleNot Tried0
Merry Miner - Best BitterNot Tried0
Hope - Strangely BrownNot Tried0
Hope - SX GoldNot Tried0
Stockport - Crown Best BitterNot Tried0
Billericay - Billericay ZeppelinNot Tried0
Billericay - Chapel Street PorterNot Tried0
Mumbles - Oystermouth StoutNot Tried0
Lymm - Dam Strong AleNot Tried0
Bishop Nick - EmbersNot Tried0
Bishop Nick - Witch HuntNot Tried0
Pied Bull - GullabullNot Tried0
Mr Majolica's - ChuckabooNot Tried0
Mr Majolica's - Neck OilNot Tried0
Georges - Ebenezer OldNot Tried0
Georges - Marley's GhostNot Tried0
Billericay - Mild BillNot Tried0
Billericay - Rhythm StickNot Tried0
Tapstone - Wild WoodsNot Tried0
Castles - White KnightNot Tried0
Castles - PortcullisNot Tried0
Hoxne - GoldbrookNot Tried0
Robinsons - Frosty FrolicsNot Tried0
Norton - Priory GoldNot Tried0
Hoxne - Suffolk PunchNot Tried0
Offbeat - Disfunctional functional IPANot Tried0
Billericay - Clevor TreverNot Tried0
Maldon - ThalattaNot Tried0
Billericay - GrasshopperNot Tried0
Harwich Town - Mostly MosaicNot Tried0
Dunham Massey - Dark MildNot Tried0
Round Tower - Wireless GoldNot Tried0
Billericay - Sovereign GoldNot Tried0
Billericay - NFL Ale (Festival Special)Not Tried0
Elephant School (sub-brand of Brentwood) - White ElephantNot Tried0
Felstar - In the PinkNot Tried0
Georges - The Old Mayor (Festival Special)Not Tried0
Hop Monster (Georges) - Freakshow featuring Herkules HopsNot Tried0
Harwich Town - Tyrwhitt's TippleNot Tried0
Harwich Town - Imperial StoutNot Tried0
Hope - IPANot Tried0
Mighty Oak - Silver SurferNot Tried0
Saffron - Winter BluesNot Tried0
Wibblers - Wobbly MouseNot Tried0
Dynamite Valley - GoldrushNot Tried0
Dynamite Valley - Big BangNot Tried0
Hopcraft (experimental side of Pixie Spring) - Dark UnderbellyNot Tried0
Kubla - Pale AleNot Tried0
Kubla - AboraNot Tried0
Liverpool Organic - Cambrinus DeliveranceNot Tried0
Merry Miner - Coal Face PorterNot Tried0
Moonshine (see also Cambridge Moonshine) - Raspberry PorterNot Tried0
Ran Ales - Honey Chilli FlyaNot Tried0
Ran Ales - Dark FlyaNot Tried0
Teignworthy - Russian Imperial PorterNot Tried0
Tiny Rebel - LokiNot Tried0
Coach House - Cracker BarrelNot Tried0

Visits Details

19 Nov 2015 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening (until close inevitably and mandatorily). Met up with some former work colleagues for whom this is an annual jamboree. Disappointed to find no Blue Anchor beers on sale - they had allegedly been supplied already out of date and so ullaged.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Humpty Dumpty - Christmas Crack7.00ExcellentA most apt and suitable one to finish on
Lacons - Encore3.80ExcellentA professional brew
Mumbles - Mumbles Mile3.80Acceptable
Round Tower - Fenton4.50AcceptableUnusually for a Round Tower beer this was mediocre and uninspiring
Timothy Taylor - Landlord4.30Not Tried
Elgood's - North Brink Porter5.00Not Tried
Oakham - Bishops Farewell4.60Not Tried
Robinsons - Old Tom8.50Not Tried
Crouch Vale - Brewers Gold4.00Not Tried
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Jaipur5.90Not Tried
Elgood's - Black Dog Mild3.60Not Tried
Storm - Bosley Cloud4.10Not Tried
Storm - Desert Storm3.90Not Tried
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Scapa Special4.20Not Tried
Weetwood - Old Dog Premium Bitter4.50Not Tried
Coach House - Gunpowder Strong Mild3.80Not Tried
Nethergate Growler - Old Growler5.00Not Tried
Teignworthy - Old Moggie4.40Not Tried
Teignworthy - Xmas Cracker6.00Not Tried
Titanic - Mild3.50Not Tried
Beartown - Bear Ass4.00Not Tried
Timothy Taylor - Dark Mild3.50Not Tried
Boggart - Dark Mild4.00Not Tried
Mighty Oak - Bingle Jells5.20Not Tried
Mighty Oak - Yellow Snow3.80Not Tried
Earl Soham - Sir Roger's Porter4.10Not Tried
Cambridge Moonshine (see also Moonshine) - Harvest Moon Mild3.90Not Tried
Weetwood - Cheshire Cat4.00Not Tried
Shalford - Hyde Bitter4.70Not Tried
Brampton - Impy Dark4.30Not Tried
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Orkney Best3.60Not Tried
Dunham Massey - Chocolate Cherry Mild3.80Not Tried
Shalford - Stoneley Bitter4.20Not Tried
Beartown - Bitter3.70Not Tried
Purple Moose - Madog's Ale3.70Not Tried
Purple Moose - Dark Side Of The Moose4.60Not Tried
Exeter - Avocet Ale3.90Not Tried
Brentwood - Marvellous Maple Mild3.70Not Tried
Yeovil - Star Gazer4.00Not Tried
Saffron - Squire's Gamble4.30Not Tried
Derventio - Cleopatra5.00Not Tried
Greene King - XX Dark Mild3.00Not Tried
Bollington - White Nancy4.10Not Tried
Liverpool Organic - Best Bitter4.20Not Tried
Oakham - Citra4.20Not Tried
Bollington - Oat Mill Stout5.00Not Tried
Elland - 1872 Porter6.50Not Tried
Farmer's Ales (Maldon Brewing) - Puck's Folly4.20Not Tried
Amber Ales - Chocolate Orange Stout4.00Not Tried
Brampton - Wasp Nest5.00Not Tried
Offbeat - Outlandish Pale3.90Not Tried
Grain - Oak3.80Not Tried
Brentwood - Winter Warmer4.70Not Tried
Titanic - Plum Porter4.90Not Tried
Woodlands - Mild3.50Not Tried
RedWillow - Headless3.90Not Tried
Brentwood - Gold4.30Not Tried
RedWillow - Wreckless4.80Not Tried
Red Fox - Red Fox Mild3.60Not Tried
Offbeat - Oddball Red4.80Not Tried
Liverpool Organic - Imperial Russian Stout7.90Not Tried
Offbeat - Kooky Gold4.10Not Tried
Saffron - Saffron Blonde4.30Not Tried
Woodlands - Hop as Hell4.00Not Tried
Georges - Broadsword4.70Not Tried
Mobberley - Hedge Hopper4.00Not Tried
Norton - Priory Ale4.00Not Tried
Hop Monster (Georges) - Rochford Banshee4.40Not Tried
Cwrw Llyn - Brenin Enlli4.00Not Tried
Red Fox - Black Fox Porter4.80Not Tried
Wincle - Wincle Waller3.80Not Tried
Colchester - Metropolis3.90Not Tried
Sawbridgeworth - Malt Shovel Porter6.00Not Tried
Happy Valley - Dangerously Dark5.60Not Tried
Colchester - AK Pale3.70Not Tried
Colchester - Red Diesel4.20Not Tried
Tiny Rebel - Cwtch4.60Not Tried
Triple fff - Jabberwocky5.00Not Tried
Weetwood - Mad Hatter3.90Not Tried
Harwich Town - EPA3.80Not Tried
Dunham Massey - Cheshire IPA4.70Not Tried
Georges - Wallasea Wench3.60Not Tried
Yeovil - Posh IPA5.40Not Tried
Belhaven - Howell at the Moon4.00Not Tried
Dancing Duck - Dark Drake4.50Not Tried
Maldon - Farmer's Christmas Stout4.80Not Tried
Felstar - Lightburst4.00Not Tried
Georges - 200-2003.90Not Tried
Red Fox - Hunter's Gold3.90Not Tried
Shalford - Mild3.70Not Tried
Shalford - Levelly Gold4.00Not Tried
Barlow - Anastasia7.50Not Tried
Yeovil - Glory3.80Not Tried
Kelburn - Jaguar4.50Not Tried
Golden Duck - Wristy Fitzy4.60Not Tried
Woodlands - Midnight Stout4.40Not Tried
Wibblers - Dengie Gold4.00Not Tried
RedWillow - Seamless3.60Not Tried
Colchester - Old King Coel Porter5.00Not Tried
Front Row - Crouch3.80Not Tried
Front Row - Mauled6.50Not Tried
Cheshire Brewhouse - Cheshire Set4.20Not Tried
Cheshire Brewhouse - Cheshire Gap3.70Not Tried
Robinsons - Trooper (superseded by 4.7% version)4.80Not Tried
Wincle - Rambler4.00Not Tried
Tatton - Tatton Best4.20Not Tried
Georges - Cockleboats Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Billericay - Mayflower Gold6.50Not Tried
Dominion / Billericay Collaboration - A Mild With No Name!5.50Not Tried
Felstar - Old Essex3.90Not Tried
Front Row - Number 83.70Not Tried
Red Fox - Coggeshall Gold4.00Not Tried
Colchester - Jack Spitty's Smuggler's Ale4.00Not Tried
Exeter - Darkness The Prince of Ales5.10Not Tried
Frodsham - Frodsham 800 Ale4.70Not Tried
Tiny Rebel - HANK4.00Not Tried
Humpty Dumpty - Red Mill4.30Not Tried
Lymm - Heritage Trail Ale4.50Not Tried
Wentwell - Jeremiah Mild3.30Not Tried
Hop Monster (Georges) - Snake Oil Stout5.00Not Tried
Red Fox - Wily Ol' Fox5.20Not Tried
Shalford - Ebenezer Ale4.50Not Tried
Derventio - Mrs Claus4.00Not Tried
Marlpool - Blind Boris Mild3.50Not Tried
Dunham Massey - Dunham Porter5.20Not Tried
Golden Duck - Wilko's Wobbler6.50Not Tried
Billericay - Billericay Blonde4.00Not Tried
Billericay - Billericay Dickie4.20Not Tried
Tatton - Ale3.70Not Tried
Merry Miner - Best Bitter3.70Not Tried
Hope - Strangely Brown4.00Not Tried
Hope - SX Gold4.00Not Tried
Stockport - Crown Best Bitter4.20Not Tried
Billericay - Billericay Zeppelin3.80Not Tried
Billericay - Chapel Street Porter5.90Not Tried
Mumbles - Oystermouth Stout4.40Not Tried
Lymm - Dam Strong Ale7.20Not Tried
Bishop Nick - Embers3.80Not Tried
Bishop Nick - Witch Hunt4.20Not Tried
Pied Bull - Gullabull3.90Not Tried
Mr Majolica's - Chuckaboo3.80Not Tried
Mr Majolica's - Neck Oil4.10Not Tried
Georges - Ebenezer Old4.00Not Tried
Georges - Marley's Ghost4.00Not Tried
Billericay - Mild Bill3.90Not Tried
Billericay - Rhythm Stick4.80Not Tried
Tapstone - Wild Woods4.50Not Tried
Castles - White Knight4.10Not Tried
Castles - Portcullis4.20Not Tried
Hoxne - Goldbrook3.80Not Tried
Robinsons - Frosty Frolics4.40Not Tried
Norton - Priory Gold4.00Not Tried
Hoxne - Suffolk Punch4.50Not Tried
Offbeat - Disfunctional functional IPA4.80Not Tried
Billericay - Clevor Trever5.80Not Tried
Maldon - Thalatta4.40Not Tried
Billericay - Grasshopper4.10Not Tried
Harwich Town - Mostly Mosaic4.00Not Tried
Dunham Massey - Dark Mild3.80Not Tried
Round Tower - Wireless Gold4.00Not Tried
Billericay - Sovereign Gold3.80Not Tried
Billericay - NFL Ale (Festival Special)5.00Not Tried
Elephant School (sub-brand of Brentwood) - White Elephant4.00Not Tried
Felstar - In the Pink4.00Not Tried
Georges - The Old Mayor (Festival Special)4.20Not Tried
Hop Monster (Georges) - Freakshow featuring Herkules Hops4.20Not Tried
Harwich Town - Tyrwhitt's Tipple4.50Not Tried
Harwich Town - Imperial Stout8.00Not Tried
Hope - IPA4.30Not Tried
Mighty Oak - Silver Surfer4.10Not Tried
Saffron - Winter Blues5.50Not Tried
Wibblers - Wobbly Mouse12.00Not Tried
Dynamite Valley - Goldrush4.00Not Tried
Dynamite Valley - Big Bang5.30Not Tried
Hopcraft (experimental side of Pixie Spring) - Dark Underbelly4.30Not Tried
Kubla - Pale Ale4.20Not Tried
Kubla - Abora5.50Not Tried
Liverpool Organic - Cambrinus Deliverance4.30Not Tried
Merry Miner - Coal Face Porter5.00Not Tried
Moonshine (see also Cambridge Moonshine) - Raspberry Porter4.50Not Tried
Ran Ales - Honey Chilli Flya4.50Not Tried
Ran Ales - Dark Flya4.50Not Tried
Teignworthy - Russian Imperial Porter10.50Not Tried
Tiny Rebel - Loki4.00Not Tried
Coach House - Cracker Barrel4.50Not Tried

About the Rochford Beer & Cider Festival 2015

The pub sign. Rochford Beer & Cider Festival 2015, Rochford, Essex

Summary of Beer Scores

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Exceptional-
Excellent2
Good-
Acceptable2
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Rochford, Essex, SS4 1BU.

The 36th CAMRA South East Essex Beer & Cider Festival. Located in an excellent roomy building a minute or two from the railway station. Held 17 to 21 November 2013. This year the ale bars were designated as Cheshire, Essex and National. Cheshire reflects the 150th anniversary of the publication of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland with the Cheshire cat.

We have visited this pub once, seen 180 different beers and tried 4 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SS4 1BU