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Castle Rock Hemlock Bitter

PubAddressLast Visit Seen
The Fox and CrownNewark, Nottinghamshire31 Jul 2017
The Vat and FiddleNottingham, Nottinghamshire07 Jul 2015
The NewshouseNottingham, Nottinghamshire17 Jun 2015
The Alexandra HotelDerby, Derbyshire18 Jul 2014
The Flower PotMaidstone, Kent27 Jun 2012
Great Central Railway Beer Festival 2010Loughborough, Leicestershire25 Sep 2010
The BargeBradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire03 Oct 2009
The Victoria HotelBeeston, Nottinghamshire13 Sep 2008
Nottingham Beer Festival 2005Nottingham, Nottinghamshire21 Oct 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 Fox and Crown, Newark, Nottinghamshire

Philip PirripNot Tried31 Jul 2017
Philip PirripNot Tried30 Aug 2013

The Vat and Fiddle, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

HSBNot Tried07 Jul 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried17 Jun 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried06 May 2015
Philip PirripGood12 Jun 2014
Philip PirripNot Tried12 Jun 2013 Once a CR regular - now only available for a couple of months a year
ChrisENot Tried07 Jul 2012
Philip PirripGood09 Jun 2012
Philip PirripExcellent09 Jun 2012 2nd one out was just a tad cooler and better condition. A proper mid brown bitter with zest on the tongue and lips
Philip PirripExcellent29 May 2012 First rate mid to dark brown bitter. Less available in Castle Rock houses than it once was
IanNot Tried22 Oct 2005

The Newshouse, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Philip PirripGood17 Jun 2015
Philip PirripNot Tried06 May 2015

The Alexandra Hotel, Derby, Derbyshire

ChrisEExcellent18 Jul 2014 A good traditional bitter.
Philip PirripNot Tried01 Jul 2013
IanNot Tried14 Jul 2009

The Flower Pot, Maidstone, Kent

PedroExcellent27 Jun 2012 Ran out
PedroNot Tried26 Jun 2012
PedroNot Tried25 Jun 2012

Great Central Railway Beer Festival 2010, Loughborough, Leicestershire

AlenomoreNot Tried25 Sep 2010

The Barge, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

AndrewNot Tried03 Oct 2009 Tony had this. I did warn him

The Victoria Hotel, Beeston, Nottinghamshire

AndrewNot Tried13 Sep 2008
AndrewNot Tried16 Sep 2006
AndrewNot Tried22 Oct 2005

Nottingham Beer Festival 2005, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

IanExcellent21 Oct 2005 Chestnut colour with lasting off white head. Good malt/hop mix. Smooth in mouth, nice nutty malt finish. Touch of spice. Good beer

Castle Rock Hemlock Bitter

4.00% ABV.

The "Superstar" of quaffing ales. Mid Strength. Full flavoured with fruity notes on the palate with a smack of hops on the finish. This is the linchpin of the Castle Rock Brewery portfolio. It has impressed drinkers up and down the country with it's robus.

We have tried this beer 8 times.

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

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