The idea was simple

Create a friendly, welcoming pub and serve high quality beer

Castle Rock is a multi award winning brewery and pub group based in Nottingham, England.

Our Beers

Real ale beers crafted with care in Nottingham, England


Latest News

Latest news, special offers & announcements from Castle Rock

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Nottingham Comedy Festival 2016 Line-Up Announced.

The Nottingham Comedy Festival is back for the 8th time between the 4th and 12th November 2016. Featuring over 100 shows in 23 venues across the city the festival is as strong as ever and offers more variety than before.

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Castle Rock’s family grows to 22

Castle Rock Brewery has acquired the freehold of the Cricketers Rest in Kimberley. The workmen and women are there and it’ll reopen as our 22nd pub in August.

(l-r  back) The Canalhouse's Amy Millinship, Dr David Quain and Castle Rock's Lewis Townsend.  (front) the three MSc students, Will Gelder, Stefano Occhi and William Brennand

Masters students brew their own beer …. in the name of academic research

In February, three students taking an MSc in Brewing Science and Practice at The University of Nottingham got the opportunity to brew and market their own beer as part of their project dissertation.

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Upcoming Events

  • Chimay Beer & Cheese Tasting Evening.

    Wed, 24 August 2016

    A rare chance to try a vintage 1997 Chimay Grande Reserve. This beer is extremely scarce with only a handful of bottles in existence and, as such, is not available to buy anywhere in the UK. However, we have arranged to have it brought over specially from Belgium by Fabrizio of the Chimay Brewery, alongside […]

    Kean's Head

  • Defy your senses… Rebel against yourself

    Thu, 25 August 2016

    It’s a Tiny Rebel Tap Takeover! Expect our favourites blended with some brand new beers on cask and keg! All on till they’re gone. With your ticket you can even get discount on beers and pizza! Buy a rebel ticket for £10 which gets you ½ a pint of rebellious craft, ½ a pint of rebellious cask, entry […]

    The Embankment

  • Goose Island – Tap Takeover

    Fri, 26 August 2016

    August bank holiday is a Goose Island Tap Takeover! Expect our favourites with the likes of Goose IPA, Honkers, Wheat beer and Toasted Lager. All on till they’re gone!  

    The Canalhouse

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