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Common Sense

September 7, 2012


SIBA, the Society of Independent Brewers, have announced plans for a 4 day celebration of British Beer targeting brewers, licensees and consumers alike, BeerX. Taking place in Sheffield in March 2013 BeerX,  according to SIBA, will “move them to new level of stature, as the only organisation able to represent British beer to both industry and […]

Own Goooale!

May 31, 2012


” Gasp” Pete Brown has joined CAMRA, say it ain’t so!!  It only ruddy is but seemingly not to stealthily get members over to his side ahead of staging a coup, but to get his hands on Tom Stainer’s excellent BEER magazine. If you’ve had your mitts on a copy of BEER you’ll understand his about-face. It’s […]

CAMRA, let’s get engaged

May 10, 2012


CAMRA have got a lot on their hands just now, not only have they got the upcoming Great British Beer Festival to plan they are trying to get another 60,000 signatures on the Save Your Pint e-petition, part of their ongoing campaign to lobby Government for the duty escalator to be abolished. Their efforts should be […]

Great British Beer Festival – is it a girl thing?

August 24, 2010


Earlier this month I took some time out to enjoy a day at the Great British Beer Festival (all in the name of research). For me it was like an extra Christmas, 450 ales under one roof all wanting me to try them out and I had great fun. Two standout beers for me, once I managed […]

Stop the press, brewer uses CO2…………….

September 17, 2009


It seems that CAMRA have seen fit to ban Freedom Brewery from the Burton Beer Festival because they *shock horror* use CO2 and not compressed air……what a load of nonsense!! I’m not a CAMRA member but I do think generally they can do some good work promoting beer and pubs. But this kind of small […]