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NOTTINGHAM CRAFT BEER WEEK AND FESTIVAL
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.
CIDER WIN FOR THE VAT AND FIDDLE
The Vat and Fiddle, our brewery tap, is Nottingham Camra's cider pub of the year!
THREE CAMRA AWARDS FOR TWO CASTLE ROCK PUBS
The Fox and Crown win Newark Camra's pub of the year and cider pub of the year, while the Horse and Plough also gain the accolade of vale of Belvoir Camra's pub of the year
DOUBLE WIN IN THE NOTTINGHAMSHIRE STAR AWARDS
This November started with a bang for Castle Rock, taking home two trophies from the Nottinghamshire hospitality star awards.
MAASAI CRICKET WARRIORS CHALLENGE CASTLE ROCKIANS TO A GAME
Castle Rock hosts the Maasai cricket warriors for a friendly cricket match in the brewery.
CASTLE ROCK’S YARD PARTY, TAKE 2
Castle Rock throws a two-day yard party in the brewery, with a beer festival, live music, street food and shenanigans.
ELSIE MO GETS A RE-BRAND
Castle Rock brewery re-brands elsie mo, one of its longest-standing and permanent brews.
#GOPUB THIS JANUARY AND SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL
Castle Rock kicks off 2018 with try January. socialise, try something new, and support your castle rock local. It's time to #GOPUB
CASTLE ROCK’S YARD PARTY
We turned 40, threw a four-day-long beer festival in the brewery yard, and had a splendid time. here are some of the moments we captured...
CASTLE ROCK DOES THE DOUBLE IN CAMRA’S PUB OF THE YEAR
It's a double first for Castle Rock brewery and the staff at the Poppy and Pint, in Lady Bay, and Bingham's Horse and Plough as they are become their respective Camra branch's 2017 pub of the year.
UNLOCKING THE UK’S POTENTIAL: FROM AMBITION TO TRANSFORMATION
Castle Rock is proud to sponsor the UK stakeholders for sustainable development (UKSSD) network at ICAEW in London at their annual conference.
CELEBRATING 15 YEARS WORKING WITH THE NOTTINGHAMSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST
Castle Rock brewery and the Nottinghamshire wildlife trusts are pleased to close 2016 with a look back to how the relationship started, and then a look forward to how it will continue to thrive.
ENERGY FROM WASTE AT CASTLE ROCK BREWERY
Castle Rock brewery has begun a year-long evaluation of an anaerobic digester designed to convert waste from its brewing processes into energy and cleaner waste water.
INVESTORS IN THE ENVIRONMENT GREEN ACCREDITATION
We are delighted to announce we have been awarded the investors in the environment green accreditation!
IN GOOD COMPANY
We’re delighted to have been selected to be one of the three diverse businesses put forward for the Nottingham post's company of the year award 2016.
YORK CAMRA PICKS THE ROOK AND GASKILL
The Rook and Gaskill is York Camra's pub of the year.
NON-DRINKERS CAN BE REGULAR PUB VISITORS
As millions join the 'dry January' campaign, Castle Rock's Liv Auckland recalls her love of pubs over the years, why one Nottingham pub remains her firm favourite, and why non-drinkers can also be regular pub visitors.
THE POACHER IS A LOCALE HERO
The Lincolnshire poacher is Nottingham Camra's locale pub of the year recognising its role serving and promoting beers made within 20 miles of its cellar.
MUNITIONETTES: CALLING WOMEN OF CASTLE ROCK
Twenty Castle Rock women and the Nottingham women's history group have brewed the fifth beer from the commemoration collection, a series of twelve charity brews marking the centenary of the great war.