Latest news from The Elms Hotel
Tuesday 2nd April 2019
Today we have taken delivery of the first of many barrels of Yardbird. A refreshing bright, hoppy American style pale ale, named after Jazz legend Charlie 'Yardbird' Parker Masses of hop. Willamette and Tettnang gives tropical fruit and mango and floral notes, with some spicy character, Cascade adds fresh grapefruit citrus, Challenger and Pilgrim provide the underlying herbal hop with a touch of orange peel citrus from the First Gold. Good body balanced by a dry bitter linger.
Friday 22nd February 2019
We have taken delivery of the first barrel of Old Speckled Hen. Old Speckled Hen is popular with ale drinkers up and down the country and renowned for its unique character and consistent quality. The great British ale was first brewed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the MG car factory in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. It was even named after the factory's old run around car which was often parked outside the paint shop. Spattered in paint, the car became known as the "Owld Speckl'd Un". The eagle-eyed might even see the resemblance between MG's logo and the Old Speckled Hen label! More than 35 years on, the great premium ale continues to be a finely balanced beer with a distinctive rich, malty taste and fruity aroma.
Friday 21st December 2018
The owners of The Elms Hotel, are happy to announce that we have appointed Stuart Hodgson as our new General Manager. Stuart has 23 years of experience within the hospitality industry, ranging from small country pubs through to hotels and entertainment venues with a 5000 capacity.
Friday 6th July 2018
The Elms Hotel is now a family owned independent hotel.