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The Castle (The YardGlass Pub Company)

We believe this pub is CLOSED

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Oldershaw - Castle AleGood1
Batemans - England Expects in Poland - UkraineNot Tried0
Brains - The Rev James OriginalNot Tried0
Daleside - Pride of EnglandNot Tried0
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - SunchaserNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Castle, Newark, Nottinghamshire

Visits Details

19 Jun 2012 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit with a small number in with England Euro football on screen. My hackles rose and I had to bite my tongue as I had visited solely because the pub advertises a real ale discount for card carrying CAMRA members. Their advertisements in the Newark Branch newsletter and the just published glossy Newark Branch Real Ale Guide make this offer without qualification. Additionally prominent signage behind the bar reinforces the offer. When I requested my discount I was informed that the beers were already discounted. The next casual customer was charged the same as me. Further investigation implies this this was not some once off mistake as the beerinthevening.com website documents a subscriber's visit on 12th March and received the same treatment. I shall never visit again.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oldershaw - Castle Ale4.30GoodMid brown bitter obviously a House Ale
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Sunchaser4.00Not Tried
Daleside - Pride of England4.00Not Tried
Brains - The Rev James Original4.50Not Tried
Batemans - England Expects in Poland - Ukraine4.00Not Tried

About The Castle

The pub sign. The Castle, Newark, Nottinghamshire

Summary of Beer Scores

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Website.

The pub is found in Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1AZ.

I am told this venue was not always a pub. Located in Castle Gate. A pub on three stepped levels with the bar being on the middle level. Popular for live music events. Clearly CAMRA orientated from the adverts it sponsors in local branch newsletters and Real Ale Guide and allegedly operates a discount scheme for Real Ale purchases by card carrying CAMRA members.

We have visited this pub once, seen 6 different beers and tried 1 of them.

Map location

Postcode: NG24 1AZ