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Kings Arms (Batemans)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Batemans - Miss CanadaGood1
Castle Rock - HairstreakGood1
Oakleaf (now see Fallen Acorn entries) - Quercus FoliumGood1
Batemans - XBAcceptable1
Elgood's - Copper FeelgoodAcceptable1
Hop Back - Summer LightningNot Tried0
Batemans - XXXB (now superseded by 4.8% version)Not Tried0
Castle Rock - Harvest PaleNot Tried0
Batemans - XBNot Tried0
Batemans - Salem PorterNot Tried0
Thwaites - Wainwright (please now use the Banks's entry)Not Tried0
Thwaites - Nutty BlackNot Tried0
Oakham - CitraNot Tried0
Beeston - Worth the WaitNot Tried0
Batemans - Yella Belly GoldNot Tried0
B&T (Banks & Taylor) - Dragon SlayerNot Tried0
Elgood's - Black Dog MildNot Tried0
Holt's (see also Joseph Holt) - Two HootsNot Tried0
Harvey's - Sussex Wild HopNot Tried0
Batemans - Mr George'sNot Tried0
Caledonian - KickoffNot Tried0
Provenance (Hydes sub-brand) - WollogongNot Tried0
Picture 1. Kings Arms, Norwich, Norfolk

Visits Details

11 Jun 2016 (Andrew)
Rugby was on and then the cricket. Friendly knowledgable landlord. Nice relaxed pub.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Batemans - XB3.80AcceptableMalty sweet bitter
Hop Back - Summer Lightning5.00Not Tried
B&T (Banks & Taylor) - Dragon Slayer4.50Not Tried
Elgood's - Black Dog Mild3.60Not Tried
Holt's (see also Joseph Holt) - Two Hoots4.20Not Tried
Harvey's - Sussex Wild Hop3.70Not Tried
Batemans - Mr George's4.40Not Tried
Caledonian - Kickoff4.10Not Tried
Provenance (Hydes sub-brand) - Wollogong4.30Not Tried
25 May 2013 (HSB)
Fourth City of Ale stop. Mid-afternoon very quiet.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakleaf (now see Fallen Acorn entries) - Quercus Folium4.00Good
Hop Back - Summer Lightning5.00Not Tried
Batemans - XXXB (now superseded by 4.8% version)4.50Not Tried
Castle Rock - Harvest Pale3.80Not Tried
Batemans - XB3.70Not Tried
Batemans - Salem Porter4.70Not Tried
Thwaites - Wainwright (please now use the Banks's entry)4.10Not Tried
Thwaites - Nutty Black3.30Not Tried
Oakham - Citra4.20Not Tried
Beeston - Worth the Wait4.20Not Tried
Batemans - Yella Belly Gold3.90Not Tried
13 Feb 2010 (Martin the Mildman)
Made two visits, first soon after opening when I was the only customer, then 2-3 hours later when the pub had filled up quite a bit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Batemans - Miss Canada4.10GoodWinter Olympic special, pleasant golden malty brew with a bitter, dryish finish. My score 15/20.
Castle Rock - Hairstreak3.60GoodVery pale lager syle ale, sweetish with good malt character and also some citrus hop in the finish. My score 16/20.
Elgood's - Copper Feelgood3.70AcceptableAs it says, copper coloured bitter, quite bitter with a dryish finish. My score 14/20.

About the Kings Arms

The pub sign. Kings Arms, Norwich, Norfolk

Summary of Beer Scores

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Good3
Acceptable2
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 3HQ.

Basic traditional pub run by Batemans, offering a selection of their beers plus guest beers and local ales.

We have visited this pub 3 times, seen 21 different beers and tried 5 of them.

Map location

Postcode: NR1 3HQ