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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Adnams - Ghost ShipExcellent1
Rudgate - Pillage PorterExcellent1
Castle Rock - Harvest PaleExcellent1
St Austell - Bucket of BloodExcellent1
Acorn - QuantumExcellent1
Theakston - Shot in the darkExcellent1
Larkins - TraditionalGood4
Wychwood - Wizard's StaffGood1
Larkins - Best BitterGood1
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Caledonian - Trick or treatNot Tried0
Eagle (formerly Wells & Young's, formerly Charles Wells, formerly Wells) - Young's London Original (was Bitter)Not Tried0
Castle Rock - Elsie MoNot Tried0
Westerham - 1965 Special Bitter AleNot Tried0
Westerham - Puddledock Porter (superseded by 4% version)Not Tried0
Cottage - Old Winter AleNot Tried0
Tring - Jack O LegsNot Tried0
Harvey's - Sussex Best BitterNot Tried0
North Yorkshire - Fools GoldNot Tried0
Sharp's - OwnNot Tried0
Shepherd Neame - DragonfireNot Tried0
Thwaites - Little BewdyNot Tried0
Plain Ales - InntrigueNot Tried0
Mighty Oak - Cheese RollerNot Tried0
Acorn - LightnessNot Tried0
Westerham - Summer PerleNot Tried0
Black Wolf (formerly Traditional Scottish Ales (TSA)) - Amber MonarchNot Tried0
Nelson - Midshipman MildNot Tried0
Cairngorm - Trade WindsNot Tried0
Caledonian - Flying Scotsman (superseded by 3.5% version)Not Tried0
Batemans - Willy's Crown JewelsNot Tried0
Cottage - Mallard IPANot Tried0
Joseph Holt (see also Holt's) - HumdingerNot Tried0
Fyne - Fiddler's GoldNot Tried0
Wychwood - Ginger BeardNot Tried0
Rudgate - Battle AxeNot Tried0
Rudgate - Nordic StormNot Tried0
Mordue - Five Bridge BitterNot Tried0
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin IPA (was Ruby Beer, was Hobgoblin)Not Tried0
Elland - Beyond the PaleNot Tried0
St Austell - TributeNot Tried0
Oakleaf (now see Fallen Acorn entries) - Quercus FoliumNot Tried0
St Austell - Proper JobNot Tried0
Cross Bay - SunsetNot Tried0
Picture 1. Rose & Crown, Halstead, Kent

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02 Aug 2013 (Pedro)
Theakston - Shot in the dark4.20Excellent
Larkins - Traditional3.40Not Tried
Harvey's - Sussex Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Own4.40Not Tried
Thwaites - Little Bewdy4.20Not Tried
25 Jan 2013 (Pedro)
Larkins - Traditional3.40Good
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Eagle (formerly Wells & Young's, formerly Charles Wells, formerly Wells) - Young's London Original (was Bitter)3.70Not Tried
Westerham - 1965 Special Bitter Ale4.80Not Tried
Cottage - Old Winter Ale5.00Not Tried
02 Nov 2012 (Pedro)
St Austell - Bucket of Blood4.50Excellent
Larkins - Traditional3.40Not Tried
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin IPA (was Ruby Beer, was Hobgoblin)4.50Not Tried
St Austell - Tribute4.20Not Tried
St Austell - Proper Job4.50Not Tried
27 Jul 2012 (Pedro)
Larkins - Traditional3.40Excellent
Caledonian - Flying Scotsman (superseded by 3.5% version)4.00Not Tried
Joseph Holt (see also Holt's) - Humdinger3.50Not Tried
Wychwood - Ginger Beard4.50Not Tried
Rudgate - Nordic Storm5.00Not Tried
30 Apr 2012 (Pedro)
Early evening
Larkins - Traditional3.40Good
North Yorkshire - Fools Gold4.60Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Dragonfire4.50Not Tried
Plain Ales - Inntrigue4.20Not Tried
Mighty Oak - Cheese Roller4.30Not Tried
Black Wolf (formerly Traditional Scottish Ales (TSA)) - Amber Monarch5.00Not Tried
27 Jan 2012 (Pedro)
Rudgate - Pillage Porter4.00Excellent
Larkins - Traditional3.40Not Tried
Castle Rock - Elsie Mo4.70Not Tried
Westerham - Puddledock Porter (superseded by 4% version)4.50Not Tried
Tring - Jack O Legs4.20Not Tried
25 Nov 2011 (Pedro)
Meet an old work colleague had really good BLT baguette for lunch
Adnams - Ghost Ship4.50Excellent
Wychwood - Wizard's Staff3.80Goodbut then ran out
Larkins - Traditional3.40Not Triedran out when ordered
Cross Bay - Sunset4.20Not Tried
Caledonian - Trick or treat4.40Not Tried
28 Oct 2011 (Pedro)
Late afternoon
Acorn - Quantum4.50Excellent
Larkins - Traditional3.40Not Tried
Rudgate - Battle Axe4.20Not Tried
Mordue - Five Bridge Bitter3.80Not Tried
Elland - Beyond the Pale4.20Not Tried
Oakleaf (now see Fallen Acorn entries) - Quercus Folium4.00Not Tried
29 Jul 2011 (Pedro)
Lunchtime -advertising a beer festival on August Bank Holiday weekend
Castle Rock - Harvest Pale3.80Excellent
Larkins - Traditional3.40Not Tried
Westerham - Summer Perle3.80Not Tried
Cairngorm - Trade Winds4.30Not Tried
Cottage - Mallard IPA4.10Not Tried
Fyne - Fiddler's Gold4.50Not Tried
11 May 2011 (Magnus Greel)
Early evening visit with the novelty of arriving on RML2270 (CUV270C) running on the local 706 bus service. We sat in the empty right hand bar in contrast to the busier main bar.

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About the Rose & Crown

The pub sign. Rose & Crown, Halstead, Kent

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Halstead, Kent, TN14 7EA.

A lovely Grade II listed flint building in Otford Lane, with 2 bars.

We have visited this pub 31 times, seen 92 different beers and tried 33 of them.

Map location

Postcode: TN14 7EA