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The Free Press (Greene King)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Greene King - XX Dark MildExcellent1
St Austell - Proper JobGood1
York (now brewed at Black Sheep) - GuzzlerPoor1
Greene King - IPANot Tried0
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Milestone - Rich RubyNot Tried0
Skinner's - Betty Stogs BitterNot Tried0
Brains - The Rev James OriginalNot Tried0
Goddards - ScrumdiggityNot Tried0
Batemans - Colonel's WhiskersNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Free Press, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Picture 2. The Free Press, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Visits Details

04 Dec 2014 (HSB)
18:30 Busy round the bar with vertical drinkers. Every table had a reserved sign on it but we were able to sit in the snug as it was free until 19:30.
BeerABVScoreNotes
York (now brewed at Black Sheep) - Guzzler3.60PoorFar lighter in colour than the previous pint in the Six Bells. Reasonable condition but spoilt by a soapy aftertaste.
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Brains - The Rev James Original4.50Not Tried
Greene King - XX Dark Mild3.00Not Tried
Goddards - Scrumdiggity4.00Not Tried
Batemans - Colonel's Whiskers4.30Not Tried
21 Mar 2014 (HSB)
15:00 The famous snug was free so we occupied it. The bar man kindly took a picture of us doing so.
BeerABVScoreNotes
St Austell - Proper Job4.50Good
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Milestone - Rich Ruby4.50Not Tried
Skinner's - Betty Stogs Bitter4.00Not Tried
Greene King - XX Dark Mild3.00Not Tried
25 May 2010 (Martin the Mildman)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - XX Dark Mild3.00ExcellentDark red/brown in colour. Low hoppiness and a sweetish caramelly malt flavour with a hint of sherbet and a fruity finish. My score 16/20.

About The Free Press

The pub sign. The Free Press, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent1
Good1
Acceptable-
Poor1

Website.

The pub is found in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1DU.

Back street pub that has been in the Good Beer Guide for many years. Serves the rare XX Dark Mild along with other beers from the GK stable. Has a famous small cubicle snug bar for intimate encounters!

We have visited this pub 3 times, seen 10 different beers and tried 3 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CB1 1DU