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Crown (Freehouse)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Adnams - Southwold BitterGood1
Woodforde's - Nelson's RevengeGood1
Greene King - Ruddles CountyNot Tried0
Eagle (formerly Wells & Young's, formerly Charles Wells, formerly Wells) - Young's London Original (was Bitter)Not Tried0
Woodforde's - WherryNot Tried0
Picture 1. Crown, Gissing, Norfolk
Picture 2. Crown, Gissing, Norfolk

Visits Details

02 Apr 2014 (HSB)
19:30 Monthly curry night. Excellent chicken balti. Pub was very busy.
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70GoodBit hop oily but not too dominating.
Greene King - Ruddles County4.30Not Tried
Eagle (formerly Wells & Young's, formerly Charles Wells, formerly Wells) - Young's London Original (was Bitter)3.70Not Tried
15 Mar 2014 (HSB)
13:00 Lunch outing after a morning's work clearing the front hedge. The pub was busy with diners and the Tap Room was occupied by people watching the rugby.
Woodforde's - Nelson's Revenge4.50GoodProbably first time tried on gravity. Better for it.
Woodforde's - Wherry3.80Not Tried
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried

About the Crown

The pub sign. Crown, Gissing, Norfolk

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Gissing, Norfolk, IP22 5UJ.

Out of the way country pub. Left hand side is the older part of the building with beams and a brick chimney breast. This contains the bar and is divided into two distinct areas, with a dining room towards the rear. The right hand side was added in 1925, still has the Tap Room etched glass in the door and contains the pool table and TV. The bar has three handpumps but these merely advertise the beer, with all ales being on gravity and are bought from the ground level "cellar".

We have visited this pub twice, seen 5 different beers and tried 2 of them.

Map location

Postcode: IP22 5UJ