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Castle Rock Elsie Mo

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The Swan in the RushesLoughborough, Leicestershire02 Apr 2024
Coach & HorsesWellingborough, Northamptonshire25 Mar 2023
The Victoria HotelBeeston, Nottinghamshire28 Aug 2021
The Vat and FiddleNottingham, Nottinghamshire07 Dec 2019
The Fox & CrownNewark, Nottinghamshire09 Jul 2019
Hog's HeadWolverhampton, West Midlands13 May 2019
The New InnCanterbury, Kent24 Aug 2018
Royal StandardBlackheath, Greater London03 Jun 2018
The Basketmakers ArmsBrighton, East Sussex19 Mar 2018
Crown TavernClerkenwell, Central London10 Mar 2018
Lewes ArmsLewes, East Sussex16 Apr 2017
Thomas BecketCanterbury, Kent01 Oct 2016
Calthorpe ArmsBloomsbury, Central London24 Jun 2016
Duke of WellingtonNorwich, Norfolk11 Jun 2016
The Fat CatNorwich, Norfolk10 Jun 2016
Trafford ArmsNorwich, Norfolk11 Feb 2016
Olde EnglandNorthampton, Northamptonshire27 Jan 2016
The Alexandra HotelDerby, Derbyshire11 Dec 2015
The Mad Bishop & BearPaddington, Central London08 Sep 2015
CanalhouseNottingham, Nottinghamshire17 Jun 2015
The Fat Cat Brewery TapNorwich, Norfolk28 May 2015
The HuntsmanCheadle, Staffordshire09 Nov 2014
The DolphinHastings, East Sussex06 Sep 2013
The White StarStoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire05 Sep 2013
Sawyers (formerly Barbers Arms)Wye, Kent05 Jun 2013
The Griffin InnShustoke, Warwickshire05 May 2013
The ElephantFaversham, Kent29 Sep 2012
Rose & CrownHalstead, Kent27 Jan 2012
Foleys Tap House (formerly Mr Foley's Cask Ale House)Leeds, West Yorkshire11 May 2011
The Rook & GaskillYork, North Yorkshire30 Dec 2010
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent05 Nov 2010
01st Amber Valley Beer & Cider Festival (The Ripley Rail Ale Festival)Ripley, Derbyshire02 Oct 2010
The Golden PheasantBiggleswade, Bedfordshire26 Mar 2010
The Stratford HavenWest Bridgford, Nottinghamshire14 Apr 2009
Artillery ArmsRamsgate, Kent31 Jan 2009
The NewshouseNottingham, Nottinghamshire06 Jan 2007
Kent Beer Festival 2005Canterbury, Kent21 Jul 2005
The Doric ArchEuston, Central London16 Apr 2005

Tasting Summary

These comments are the opinion of the individual reviewer and represent what they thought of the beer on a particular day in a particular pub. If a review is less favourable, it may be because the beer suffered somewhere in the supply chain between them and the brewery.

The Swan in the Rushes, Loughborough, Leicestershire

Magnus GreelNot Tried02 Apr 2024
StuNot Tried21 Jun 2017
StuNot Tried09 Jan 2015
StuNot Tried23 Apr 2014
StuNot Tried07 Jul 2012
StuNot Tried30 May 2012
AlenomoreNot Tried25 Sep 2010
StuNot Tried03 Jun 2009
StuNot Tried19 May 2009
StuNot Tried13 May 2009
StuNot Tried05 May 2009
StuNot Tried22 Apr 2009
StuNot Tried14 Apr 2009

Coach & Horses, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Magnus GreelExcellent25 Mar 2023 A blend of First Gold, Aurora and Bobek hops give the beer its delicate citrus aroma and floral taste.

The Victoria Hotel, Beeston, Nottinghamshire

ChrisENot Tried28 Aug 2021 This ran out.
ChrisEExcellent15 Jun 2013
AndrewNot Tried06 Jan 2007

The Vat and Fiddle, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

ChrisENot Tried07 Dec 2019
HSBNot Tried20 Feb 2016
HSBNot Tried07 Jul 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried17 Jun 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried06 May 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried10 Dec 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried12 Jun 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried09 Dec 2013
HSBNot Tried28 Nov 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried08 Oct 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried12 Jun 2013
Stephen HarrisNot Tried22 Dec 2012
Philip PirripExcellent20 Dec 2012
Stephen HarrisNot Tried02 Dec 2012
ChrisEExcellent07 Jul 2012 I was told that the spent grains from this beer feed a cow called Elsie Moo. As this was not April the first this story may be true.
Philip PirripNot Tried09 Jun 2012
Philip PirripExcellent29 May 2012 Beautiful head and bitterness
IanNot Tried22 Oct 2005

The Fox & Crown, Newark, Nottinghamshire

Philip PirripNot Tried09 Jul 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried09 Jul 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried01 May 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried01 May 2019
Philip PirripNot Tried15 Aug 2018
Philip PirripNot Tried01 Aug 2016
HSBNot Tried29 Dec 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried30 Nov 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried23 Jul 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried04 Jun 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried05 May 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried29 Mar 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried28 Nov 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried28 Jul 2014
Philip PirripExcellent30 Jun 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried15 Apr 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried16 Feb 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried01 Dec 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried04 Nov 2013
Philip PirripExcellent16 Sep 2013 Almost 5* - absolute clarity and very creamy
Philip PirripNot Tried30 Aug 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried02 Aug 2013
Philip PirripExcellent06 May 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried05 Apr 2013

Hog's Head, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Philip PirripNot Tried13 May 2019

The New Inn, Canterbury, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried24 Aug 2018
Jack WilliamGood27 May 2018 Fresh, nice.
Jack WilliamNot Tried24 May 2018
Jack WilliamNot Tried29 Aug 2017
Jack WilliamNot Tried15 Apr 2015

Royal Standard, Blackheath, Greater London

Philip PirripPoor03 Jun 2018 No head, flat, unappetising with sour after-taste

The Basketmakers Arms, Brighton, East Sussex

Philip PirripExcellent19 Mar 2018 With its new non sexist pump clip

Crown Tavern, Clerkenwell, Central London

ChrisEExcellent10 Mar 2018 In good condition, shame about the new pump clip.

Lewes Arms, Lewes, East Sussex

Magnus GreelNot Tried16 Apr 2017

Thomas Becket, Canterbury, Kent

Jack WilliamNot Tried01 Oct 2016

Calthorpe Arms, Bloomsbury, Central London

Philip PirripAcceptable24 Jun 2016 Really very average and thus slow drinking

Duke of Wellington, Norwich, Norfolk

AndrewNot Tried11 Jun 2016

The Fat Cat, Norwich, Norfolk

AndrewNot Tried10 Jun 2016

Trafford Arms, Norwich, Norfolk

HSBNot Tried11 Feb 2016

Olde England, Northampton, Northamptonshire

HSBNot Tried27 Jan 2016

The Alexandra Hotel, Derby, Derbyshire

Philip PirripNot Tried11 Dec 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried02 Jan 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried29 Oct 2013
Philip PirripNot Tried31 Aug 2012
Philip PirripGood13 Apr 2012 Always my favourite Castle Rock quaff. If only Castle Rock brewed a good sharp hoppy mid brown beer.
AlenomoreNot Tried02 Oct 2010

The Mad Bishop & Bear, Paddington, Central London

HSBNot Tried08 Sep 2015

Canalhouse, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Philip PirripNot Tried17 Jun 2015
Philip PirripGood28 Aug 2013
Philip PirripExcellent12 Jun 2013 In fine form
Philip PirripGood20 Dec 2012
StuNot Tried24 Jul 2011

The Fat Cat Brewery Tap, Norwich, Norfolk

HSBNot Tried28 May 2015

The Huntsman, Cheadle, Staffordshire

Nick WillisNot Tried09 Nov 2014
Nick WillisNot Tried25 May 2014

The Dolphin, Hastings, East Sussex

AlenomoreNot Tried06 Sep 2013

The White Star, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Philip PirripNot Tried05 Sep 2013

Sawyers (formerly Barbers Arms), Wye, Kent

ChrisEExcellent05 Jun 2013 Very good.
Philip PirripExcellent04 Jun 2013 In superb nick

The Griffin Inn, Shustoke, Warwickshire

Bear & Ragged StaffGood05 May 2013 Not what I expected, seemed a little confused and out of balance. OK but I expected a lot more.

The Elephant, Faversham, Kent

PedroNot Tried29 Sep 2012

Rose & Crown, Halstead, Kent

PedroNot Tried27 Jan 2012

Foleys Tap House (formerly Mr Foley's Cask Ale House), Leeds, West Yorkshire

MickNot Tried11 May 2011

The Rook & Gaskill, York, North Yorkshire

McGargleNot Tried30 Dec 2010
McGargleNot Tried15 Oct 2010

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

DosserNot Tried05 Nov 2010

01st Amber Valley Beer & Cider Festival (The Ripley Rail Ale Festival), Ripley, Derbyshire

AlenomoreNot Tried02 Oct 2010

The Golden Pheasant, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire

ChrisENot Tried26 Mar 2010

The Stratford Haven, West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire

AndrewNot Tried14 Apr 2009

Artillery Arms, Ramsgate, Kent

BlairAcceptable31 Jan 2009 My friends really liked this, but I found it a little dull. Maybe it would be better on a hot summers day, but it didn't do it for me tonight.

The Newshouse, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

AndrewNot Tried06 Jan 2007

Kent Beer Festival 2005, Canterbury, Kent

IanExcellent21 Jul 2005 Rich raspberry aroma, golden beer, bit herby, good mild citric finish. Very nice indeed as all Castle Rock beers are

The Doric Arch, Euston, Central London

IanExceptional16 Apr 2005 Mid gold colour. Hoppy nose, superb balance. More hoppy bitterness on finish with dry citric fruit flavours. Excellent

Castle Rock Elsie Mo

4.70% ABV.

Brewed with low colour maris otter malt and a blend of hops within which Challenger dominates..

We have tried this beer 23 times.

We have given this beer an average score of Good to Excellent.

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