At the Champ we pride ourselves on the quality of our beer and we can confidently say that you won't find better kept beer in Cambridge.
Want more proof, though? We're listed in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2020.
Out of more than 50,000 pubs in Britain, only 4,500 (just 9%) of the finest outlets for real ale are chosen for inclusion in the Good Beer Guide. Pubs in the Guide are chosen by local CAMRA members who go through a rigorous process to ensure only the best pubs are selected.
But the proof is in the pudding, so if you want to know quite how good our beer is then you'll just have to come in and taste it! In the meantime, you can find the full selection below.
Because variety is the spice of life! We change our guest ales every few weeks to keep things interesting - this is what's on now.
Brewed with whole flower English hops, Best Bitter packs a genuine spiky bitterness with big character. Challenger, Goldings and Fuggle hops blend to create a beautiful aroma and flavour with kicks of grassy freshness and a big peppery punch. The Maris Otter malt offers a light sweetness that balances against those big bitter characters.
Harvest Pale is brewed with a gently-kilned malt, and an aromatic blend of American hops added during the brewing process gives this pale beer exceptional poise. Its distinct hop flavour leads to a crisp finish. Harvest Pale has firmly established itself as Castle Rock’s Flagship Beer. SIBA National Champion Bitter 2004, Champion Bitter of Britain 2007 and Champion Beer of Britain 2010.
We pride ourselves on having the best ales in Cambridge. These are the ones we always have on, because they're just too good not to.
A light malty aroma on the nose with a little spice drifting through slowly. With a smooth offering of darker malts, toasted flavours and creamy hops.
Expertly balanced malted barley and the finest European Saaz hops give this classic Belgian beer a well-balanced flavour profile; pleasantly bitter with a refreshing finish.
Carlsberg is light, easy drinking and refreshing. The all-malt recipe and Carlsberg yeast strain give a balance between body and depth of flavour, making Carlsberg the ideal choice for any occasion.
Fruity, dry, racy, thirst-quenching and lip-smacking. Suitable for coeliacs, vegetarians and vegans.
Combining the easy-drinking tradition of British beer with the bold, hoppy flavours of American pale ales, the result is a refreshing beer with a twist of tropical fruitiness and moreish bitterness.
A wheat beer brewed with Valencia orange peel for a subtle sweetness and bright, citrus aroma. Served with an orange slice to heighten the citrus aroma and taste.
Probably the most recognisable beer there is. A perfect balance of bitter and sweet with malt and roast flavours.
Castle Rock Harvest Pale, 3.8%