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The Samuel Lloyd (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Oakham - JHBExceptional2
Jarrow - McConnells Irish StoutExcellent1
Milestone - Forest GoldExcellent1
Atomic - StrikeExcellent2
York (now brewed at Black Sheep) - Centurion's Ghost AleExcellent1
Grainstore - Cooking BitterExcellent1
Hook Norton - SDMExcellent1
Grainstore - Rutland PantherExcellent1
Caledonian - Deuchars IPAGood1
Leatherbritches - Hairy HelmetGood1
Hook Norton - Old HookyGood1
Titanic - Capt. SmithsGood1
Lymestone - Stone CutterGood1
Banks & Taylor's (B&T) - Mad HatterGood1
Great Oakley - HarpersGood1
Nelson - SpankerGood1
Greene King - Abbot ReserveGood1
Springhead - Black TomGood1
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Marston's - PedigreeNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
Milestone - Black PearlNot Tried0
Theakston - Old PeculierNot Tried0
Brains - SA Gold (now 4.3% see separate entry)Not Tried0
Grainstore - Rutland BeastNot Tried0
Milestone - CrusaderNot Tried0
Jennings - Cumberland AleNot Tried0
Vale - SpecialNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Samuel Lloyd, Corby, Northamptonshire

Visits Details

17 Sep 2010 (Stephen)
Quiet sat chatted with Bob who was on the Abbot Reserve at £2.05 trade is only 2 barrels of this week
BeerABVScoreNotes
Grainstore - Cooking Bitter3.60ExcellentBeef ans dumplings spring to mind with this fruiting session ale with a great well hopped finish
Greene King - Abbot Reserve6.50GoodA favourite here with the locals and at £205 for a 6.5% beer not suprising slight alcohol sweetness ofset buy the good hoppy finish
Jennings - Cumberland Ale4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Jarrow - McConnells Irish Stout4.60Not Tried
Atomic - Strike3.70Not Tried
15 Sep 2010 (Stephen)
Went in to see if my ales came in they did so we have a barrel of Jaipur in the cellar and 2 others i asked for not to mention Inferno.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - JHB3.80ExceptionalOnly had time for 2 and wanted to stay stunning it was quiet so they happily took sparkler big difference it was great.
Atomic - Strike3.70GoodNot quite as good as dead fresh hazy gold lasting head no complaints
Jennings - Cumberland Ale4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Vale - Special4.50Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Reserve6.50Not TriedI think it's popular cos it is high in alcohol
12 Sep 2010 (Stephen)
Quiet today picked up the new guest ale leaflets Isabel said pick 3 which i did they will arrive on Wednesday Jaipur at 1.99 wow. had another beer called bees knees but nobody knew the brewer which is a shame its good.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Jarrow - McConnells Irish Stout4.60ExcellentI thought this was top stuff smooth flavoursome nice cream head
Atomic - Strike3.70ExcellentFirst glass off a new barrel on its Atomic so it had to be Blondie I guess.I was getting ready to leave when Isabel handed me a sample to try. Nice blond ale great kick from the amarillo hops great mouth feel for 3.7%
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
05 Sep 2010 (Stephen)
always relaxed any time i have been there
BeerABVScoreNotes
Grainstore - Rutland Panther3.40ExcellentBeen on at Isabel to get for ages love it very happy to see it
Leatherbritches - Hairy Helmet4.70GoodGood golden ale some serious hops here great citrus taste.
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Milestone - Crusader4.40Not Tried
27 Jul 2010 (Stephen)
Convivial getting to like the place
BeerABVScoreNotes
Great Oakley - Harpers4.30Goodhad a few nice amber coloured best bitter, sweet buscuity malts and a well hopped bitter finish.
Titanic - Capt. Smiths5.20Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Reserve6.50Not Tried
Grainstore - Rutland Beast5.30Not Tried
Lymestone - Stone Cutter3.70Not Tried
25 Jul 2010 (Stephen)
Well friendly as always, well done Isabel a barrel of Great Oakley ready to go on
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - JHB3.80ExcellentI think it's a perfect session ale so why didn't I stick with it great mouth feel good malts and those hops hope we get more of it
Titanic - Capt. Smiths5.20GoodFlavourful brown ale smooth coffee but 5.2% I'm getting old
Lymestone - Stone Cutter3.70GoodIts a good summer ale but its not JHB
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Not TriedSA Gold
Theakston - Old Peculier5.60Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Brains - SA Gold (now 4.3% see separate entry)4.70Not TriedRan out while I was on first beer.
07 Jul 2010 (Stephen)
Quirt afternoon got the new guest ale list and chatted to Isabel about my ideas.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Nelson - Spanker4.20GoodMid brown lychee and biscuit to me cream head soon faded a tad cold maybe but I drank 3 so obviously enjoyed them
Springhead - Black Tom3.80GoodNot black mid to dark brown damson and choccy flavours was fine
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Milestone - Black Pearl4.30Not Tried
01 Jul 2010 (Stephen)
Fairly quiet afternoon Isabel did get the Centurions Ghost in for me
BeerABVScoreNotes
York (now brewed at Black Sheep) - Centurion's Ghost Ale5.40ExcellentLove old ale loads of dark fruit well disguised alcohol lovely dark ale with a lasting cream head .
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Milestone - Black Pearl4.30Not Tried
20 Jun 2010 (Stephen)
Relaxed few lunches served chatted with Isabel about new ale list
BeerABVScoreNotes
Milestone - Forest Gold4.70ExcellentOffered a taster as soon a barrel went on and it was lovely sweet malts citrus and a well hopped bitter finish. Served fresh it's great.
Caledonian - Deuchars IPA3.80GoodWas fine but went off soon after
Hook Norton - Old Hooky4.60GoodNever realised how strong this was till i put this review in good fruity malts well balanced by the hops
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
27 May 2010 (Stephen)
Converted a friend to ale from lager well it is a pound a pint cheaper for her. It was fine got her a sampler of one or two beers and we will be back.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hook Norton - SDM4.60ExcellentSpecial dark mild, wow was not meek had a real kick and great flavour chocolate dark fruit not too bitter great stuff.
Banks & Taylor's (B&T) - Mad Hatter4.20GoodNice stuff really hoppy best bitter happy drinking this.
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Marston's - Pedigree4.50Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried

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About The Samuel Lloyd

The pub sign. The Samuel Lloyd, Corby, Northamptonshire

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional7
Excellent40
Good48
Acceptable14
Poor4

Website.

The pub is found in Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 1AD.

Looks like an aquarium but decent bunch working there. Feels pretty friendly.

We have visited this pub 46 times, seen 108 different beers and tried 94 of them.

Map location

Postcode: NN17 1AD