Posts Tagged ‘summer wine brewery’

We all have our favourite breweries.  For mainstream lager drinkers they will be the likes of Molson Coors, Carlsberg or InBev who produce products such as Stella, Carlsberg, Coors and Carling.  If you like real ale, but stick to the larger brands, your choice may well be Timothy Taylor, Black Sheep or Copper Dragon if […]

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 […]

The Sheffield Tap is located on the platform at the City railway station, and is becoming a mecca for real ale and craft beer fans across the area.  The 10 cask pumps and 12 keg pumps without a mainstream beer in sight is the main reason, however the collection over 200 bottled beers is an […]

Last weeks column drew a mixed reception when published online, with disagreement from one of the bigger online beer writers, who won “beer blogger of the year” recently as well as having several published books to his name, telling me to “stop worrying about what other people drink”.  I also received a text message from […]

After a couple of weeks discussing the real ale trade, this week will I will catch up on what makes this game worthwhile, the beers and the pubs.  Over the last few weeks, I’ve had a good chance to try a wide range of beers, and as always the quality overall has been very high. […]