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The Samuel Lloyd (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Potbelly - Beijing BlackExceptional2
Palm - Steenhuffel BlondExceptional1
Green Jack - Gone Fishing E.S.B.Exceptional1
Mauldons - Suffolk Pride (aka Suffolk Punch)Excellent1
Moorhouse's - Pendle Witches BrewExcellent1
Batemans - Wheat DreamsExcellent2
Shepherd Neame - Sam Adams Blonde Ambition (superseded by 4.5% version)Excellent1
Cotleigh - Ettaler Lager AleExcellent2
Titanic - Last Porter CallExcellent1
Grainstore - Ten Fifty (1050)Excellent1
Hook Norton - Easy Weasel AleExcellent1
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - KiplingExcellent2
Grainstore - Cooking BitterExcellent1
Maxim - Phoenix RisingGood1
Vale - Red Kite (superseded by 4.3% version)Good1
Caledonian - Heineken Flying Dutchman JunibierGood1
Mordue - IPAGood1
Oakham - InfernoGood1
Milestone - Game KeeperGood1
Exmoor - DarkAcceptable1
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Birra del Borgo CastagnaleAcceptable1
Lincolnshire Craft (formerly Tom Wood's) - Tom Woods Vanilla OrchidPoor1
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled HenNot Tried0
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
Milestone - Lion's PrideNot Tried0
Batemans - Autumn FallNot Tried0
Milestone - CrusaderNot Tried0
Goffs - White KnightNot Tried0
RCH - Old Slug PorterNot Tried0
Adnams - Ghost ShipNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Samuel Lloyd, Corby, Northamptonshire

Visits Details

06 Nov 2010 (Stephen)
Quick visit after shopping lucky it had passed 11am.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hook Norton - Easy Weasel Ale4.50ExcellentSo good I am going back for more
Maxim - Phoenix Rising4.50GoodSlightly sweet golden ale no complaints
Vale - Red Kite (superseded by 4.3% version)4.00GoodNice mid brown fruity bitter.
Caledonian - Heineken Flying Dutchman Junibier4.30GoodA fine spicy concoction golden ale with juniper berrys
Adnams - Ghost Ship4.50Not TriedSold out while I waited.
Palm - Steenhuffel Blond4.60Not Tried
Cotleigh - Ettaler Lager Ale4.80Not Tried
04 Nov 2010 (Stephen)
Nice to see Isabel fully recovered decent afternoon Ruddles off so had a curry.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Palm - Steenhuffel Blond4.60ExceptionalSo much better than yesterday the fruits more pronounced and separate thats is close to perfection
Moorhouse's - Pendle Witches Brew5.10Excellentdark go;d ale white head Love slipped down well smooth satisfying pint
Shepherd Neame - Sam Adams Blonde Ambition (superseded by 4.5% version)5.50ExcellentEnjoyed this loads of fruit very tasty ale
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Birra del Borgo Castagnale4.40AcceptableOk but one was enough
31 Oct 2010 (Stephen)
cooking
BeerABVScoreNotes
Grainstore - Ten Fifty (1050)5.00Excellentgreat beer reminds me strongly of why so many people drank beers from Oakham in the 70s
Grainstore - Cooking Bitter3.60ExcellentSo much flavour a very nice session ale
Batemans - Wheat Dreams4.60ExcellentClean refreshing very very good
Cotleigh - Ettaler Lager Ale4.80ExcellentAll good today did the weeding yesterday
30 Oct 2010 (Stephen)
Fairly chatty crowd in.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Batemans - Wheat Dreams4.60ExcellentA good beer from a fine regional brewery refreshing citrus clear with a tight white head on a golden body
Cotleigh - Ettaler Lager Ale4.80ExcellentHazy gold white head, biscuity malts well hopped finish only beer in festival to use Northern Brewer hops in a German beer from Somerset :) !!!
Exmoor - Dark4.20AcceptableOk some interesting malts but it felt watery somehow
Lincolnshire Craft (formerly Tom Wood's) - Tom Woods Vanilla Orchid4.80PoorUnbalanced just not very nice too much vanilla no beer.
RCH - Old Slug Porter4.50Not TriedDecent dark beer good depth of flavour well hopped.
24 Oct 2010 (Stephen)
Relaxed laid back feeling
BeerABVScoreNotes
Green Jack - Gone Fishing E.S.B.5.50ExceptionalDark gold with a dense white head lived up to expectations and then some smooth rich malts and a citrus finish to savour very morish a dangerous combo.
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Goffs - White Knight4.70Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
19 Oct 2010 (Stephen)
Early evening coupe of pints waiting for a friend
BeerABVScoreNotes
Potbelly - Beijing Black4.40ExceptionalVelvety smooth coffee, chocolate, touch of licorice so good I had another.
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Milestone - Game Keeper5.20Not Tried
17 Oct 2010 (Stephen)
Running short of beer no Abbot ans the Ruddles went off.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Potbelly - Beijing Black4.40ExcellentFirst pint off black in colour lasting biege head and lacing to bitter chocolate espresso so smooth mild but not milk very nice.
Mordue - IPA5.10GoodOnly got 2 pints as barrel went off
Milestone - Game Keeper5.20GoodDecent fruity mid brown strong ale alcohol syrup balanced by the hops fine
Milestone - Crusader4.40Not Tried
28 Sep 2010 (Stephen)
Thursday afternoon surprise visit as my Sister in Law due at docs so bought my brother a coffee and me a pint. Quiet afternoon friendly good service.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Mauldons - Suffolk Pride (aka Suffolk Punch)4.80ExcellentI really enjoyed this good malts with go0d full malts and a herby hop finish
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Kipling5.20GoodHas been on 5 days lost a little from Sundaybut still good
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Titanic - Last Porter Call4.90Not Tried
26 Sep 2010 (Stephen)
Laid back friendly a great advert for spoons
BeerABVScoreNotes
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Kipling5.20ExceptionalBeer of the weekend honeyed hue fruity malts not a hint of 5.2% undoubtedly worth the five, condition was lovely it made me glad people were drinking the smooth and the Magniers cos if they knew how good this was it would be gone.
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Milestone - Lion's Pride3.80Not Tried
Batemans - Autumn Fall4.20Not Tried
20 Sep 2010 (Stephen)
Came down to see what new ales on " Thornbridge Hall in the cellar one way to keep me coming back
BeerABVScoreNotes
Titanic - Last Porter Call4.90ExcellentToasty not burnt flavours black treacle licorice a bit of fruit short lived head but good lacing
Oakham - Inferno4.00GoodGood beer but I know how it can taste if it was like that would have stayed on it. Still great hops good citrus if i keep typing in gets 4 stars lol
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Triedold speckled hen
Milestone - Lion's Pride3.80Not Tried

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About The Samuel Lloyd

The pub sign. The Samuel Lloyd, Corby, Northamptonshire

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional7
Excellent40
Good48
Acceptable14
Poor4

Website.

The pub is found in Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 1AD.

Looks like an aquarium but decent bunch working there. Feels pretty friendly.

We have visited this pub 46 times, seen 108 different beers and tried 94 of them.

Map location

Postcode: NN17 1AD