Today we say our goodbyes and raise our glasses to Neil Kelso, former Castle Rock director and owner of the Victoria Hotel in Beeston. Castle Rock's founder, Chris Holmes, pens some words.

Castle Rock Brewery Dan Gilliland pours a can of Sourlero sour beer

Thoughts, opinions and musings from the mouths of Castle Rockians. This time round our developmental brewer, Dan Gilliland, ponders the purpose of the pub.

Nottingham celebrated Craft Beer Week during the second week of June, with seven days of talks, tap takeovers, meet the brewer nights and various beery events followed by the ultimate culmination: Nottingham Craft Beer Festival.

A third of the world’s food is wasted, and contributes to climate change, biodiversity loss and over-fished oceans. Castle Rock pubs have committed to reduce their food waste. We ask all our customers to consider doing the same…

This summer saw the streets of Nottingham dotted with giant, colourful robins, as part of the Hoodwinked Wild in Art trail. Last night, those robins raised a staggering £133,000 for the Nottinghamshire Hospice.