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The Crown (Freehouse)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Humpty Dumpty - Little SharpieExcellent2
Humpty Dumpty - Big SharpieExcellent1
Wolf - Edith CavellGood1
Adnams - Ghost ShipGood1
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Wolf - Golden JackalNot Tried0
Greene King - IPANot Tried0
Greene King - Hardys & Hansons Kimberley BitterNot Tried0
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Courage Best BitterNot Tried0
Humpty Dumpty - Nord AtlanticNot Tried0
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Bombardier (was Bombardier Glorious English)Not Tried0
Picture 1. The Crown, Great Ellingham, Norfolk
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

19 Mar 2016 (HSB)
12:15 Tried to visit the White Hart Rockland All Saints but once again What Pub was out of date and the pub no longer opens at lunchtime so came here instead. Quieter than last time but still a good atmosphere.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Wolf - Edith Cavell3.70GoodMalty
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Bombardier (was Bombardier Glorious English)4.10Not Tried
05 Mar 2016 (HSB)
12:45 First outing for nearly a week, having suffered a debilitating bout of man-flu. The pub was surprisingly busy for a wet, grey, Saturday lunchtime. Mainly diners.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Humpty Dumpty - Little Sharpie3.80ExcellentLight and refreshing
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Courage Best Bitter4.00Not Tried
Humpty Dumpty - Nord Atlantic3.70Not TriedRan out before I got served
03 Feb 2016 (HSB)
18:45 Fancied a break from cooking so came here as the food is very good indeed. Steady throughput of diners and drinkers. Discussed forthcoming beer festival with manager.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Humpty Dumpty - Big Sharpie5.00ExcellentA see it drink it beer. An excellent strong hoppy bitter.
Greene King - Hardys & Hansons Kimberley Bitter3.90Not Tried
28 Feb 2015 (HSB)
12:50 Fancied a pub lunch so came here. Two drinkers, rest diners. Pleasant place but mainly food trade.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Humpty Dumpty - Little Sharpie3.80ExcellentThis is a beer that can, in some pubs, sometimes live up to its name. Today though in tip top form.
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
19 Aug 2014 (HSB)
19:15 The pub re-opened in June so we came to see what it was like. One other couple dining and a chap drinking at the bar when we entered, but before we finished our meal the pub was very busy with diners. Impressive for a Tuesday evening.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Adnams - Ghost Ship4.50Good
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Wolf - Golden Jackal3.70Not Tried

About The Crown

The pub sign. The Crown, Great Ellingham, Norfolk

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent3
Good2
Acceptable-
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Great Ellingham, Norfolk, NR17 1LE.

Closed for some time, now renovated and re-opened as a gastro pub. As the term suggests food is the main trade but there are three handpumps. When I first came here about ten years ago the pub had a rotating glass column filled with knick-knacks for sale. Something I have never seen before or since.

We have visited this pub 5 times, seen 11 different beers and tried 4 of them.

Map location

Postcode: NR17 1LE