Posts Tagged ‘ale’

Pubpaper 696 – The art of keeping and selling beer.

Posted: 16th February 2013 by santobugtio in Pub Paper, Writing
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In the past I have mentioned the hotel I stay at when I visit Head Office with work.  It is usually in reference to their total inability to keep or serve ale.  However they topped themselves this week during my last visit.   After being served a pint of drinkable ale from a local brewer, I […]

I’ll make no apologies for starting this week’s column with a good dose of promotion for local charities. Those interested in the usual mix of news and views, skip to the half way down the article. Long term readers will know that I am heavily involved in the Ramfest Music Festival at Southowram Cricket Club, […]

What do you get if you cross two ex teachers, a love of real ale and a room full of hops to choose from?  The result is no joke, just a range of 11 distinctive single hop beers (all sampled personally) which are consistently good as well as bitters, milds and stouts. West Yorkshire is […]

Blonde and Pale (not to be confused with IPA) beers started to make a significant entrance into the real ale market about 5 years ago, with some of the most notable entries from the Yorkshire area being Leeds Pale Ale and Saltaire Blonde, later entries from the area also including beers such as Daleside Blonde […]

Looking back over 2011, its been a good year in the real and craft ale scene at all levels, local, regional and national.  Nationally the craft and real ale scene has bucked the general downturn in beer sales over the last couple of years and new breweries are still being created and existing ones expanding […]