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LOCAL BREWERY SPOTLIGHT: POPE’S YARD

This week we are celebrating one of our branch's finest breweries - Pope's Yard.At the helm since Pope's Yard launch in 2012 are Geoff and Barbara, a dynamic duo that between them master brewing, marketing, deliveries, events and so much more. Geoff tapping some barrel-aged beer With a much celebrated core range including CAMRAs ‘Hertfordshire… Continue reading LOCAL BREWERY SPOTLIGHT: POPE’S YARD

St Patrick’s Day: A Celebration of Irish Red Ale

St Patrick’s Day is the annual celebration of Irish culture and its patron saint Patrick ‘the Apostle of Ireland’. Celebrated globally on-or-around the 17th of March, St Patrick’s Day is synonymous with dry stout, however this is not the only style that the Irish lay claim to. Modern Irish Red Ales, from left to right: Rascals… Continue reading St Patrick’s Day: A Celebration of Irish Red Ale

The Beer Lover’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love popularised by the catholic church, thought to be in Pagan origin. Pagan, Christian or otherwise, millions of Brits flock-to-the-shops each year in search of cards, chocolates and flowers for their loved ones. Although beer is omitted from this trio, there are many ways in which these themes can… Continue reading The Beer Lover’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

BURNS NIGHT 2021 – A CELEBRATION OF SCOTTISH BEER

Burns Night is a celebration of the life and work of Robert Burns, Scotland's most revered poet. For this year's festivities, we're going to guide you through some of our favourite Scottish beer styles and how they came to be. Let's start at the beginning..Brewing is thought to have taken place in Scotland for at… Continue reading BURNS NIGHT 2021 – A CELEBRATION OF SCOTTISH BEER