We can’t wait for Nottingham CAMRA’s Cider Saunter and here’s why: hot days, long summer nights, nice dry ciders and, of course, a healthy Castle Rock competition to keep things fresh…





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.


As part of the 50th anniversary twinning celebrations between our beloved Nottingham city and Karlsuhe, Germany, we equipped ourselves with hops and yeast and flew on over to commence on a very special and unique collaborative brew...


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's original real ale specialist pub, the Lincolnshire Poacher on Mansfield Road, marked its 30th birthday with a day of bargain ales, music, and reunions of past owners, licensees, and customers.


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.


In '89, the mighty Reds were in Munich preparing for their European Cup final match against Malmo.  Forty years on, to the day, the two Nottingham-born heroes of the day, Viv Anderson and Tony Woodcock, joined their fans at The Embankment.