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Horse & Groom (Freehouse)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Dark Star - American Pale Ale (some has also been brewed by Fuller's)Excellent1
Falstaff - WyvernGood1
Whim - Old IzaakGood1
Epicurus Craft Beer (formerly Hornbeam) - Devil DogGood1
Empire - Pennine WayAcceptable1
Stringers - Yellow LorryAcceptable1
Marston's - BassNot Tried0
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - AS ApolloNot Tried0

Visits Details

22 May 2012 (ChrisE)
A new pub for me. Early evening and a fair crowd in the bar.
Dark Star - American Pale Ale (some has also been brewed by Fuller's)4.70Excellent
Marston's - Bass4.40Not Tried
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - AS Apollo4.60Not Tried
12 Nov 2011 (Martin the Mildman)
Beer festival in progress with casks stillaged to the rear of the pub.
Epicurus Craft Beer (formerly Hornbeam) - Devil Dog4.00GoodPale and malty brew with some hop in the finish. My score 15/20.
Stringers - Yellow Lorry4.00AcceptablePale bitter with a dry citrus hop character. Little malt balance with a sharpish citrus finish. My score 14/20.
13 Nov 2010 (Martin the Mildman)
Good mix of regulars and visiting beer samplers to the beer festival on this day.
Falstaff - Wyvern4.20GoodGood tradtional style bitter, good balance of hop and malt and excellent clarity. My Score 15/20.
Whim - Old Izaak4.80GoodRuby/brown strong bitter with full bodied maltiness and hints of fruit and liqourice. Some hoppiness in the finish. My score 15/20.
Empire - Pennine Way3.90AcceptableVery pale with dry citrus hop character that dominates through to the finish. My score 14/20.

About the Horse & Groom

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 3HN.

Revatilised community pub now free of tie and hosted its first real ale festival in Nov 2010.

We have visited this pub 3 times, seen 8 different beers and tried 6 of them.

Map location

Postcode: DE1 3HN