BrewDog’s latest marketing stunt is designed as an attack on the sponsorship of the Olympic Games by inappropriate corporate sponsors. The limited-release beer supposedly contains a number of ‘performance-enhancing’ substances banned to Olympic athletes.
Brewing your own beer is more than just an affordable way to enjoy one of mankind’s favourite beverages – it’s a fun hobby as well. In fact, a lot of expert homebrewers enjoy the process of brewing beer more than they enjoy drinking their finished product! Brewing ale doesn’t even require the type of high-tech […]
I was intrigued to hear about the fiasco at the British Institute of Innkeeping’s Scottish award ceremony recently. In a clear case of an industry giant flexing its muscles against a smaller rival, the events went something like this: BrewDog, the iconic Scottish brewery based in Aberdeen, was chosen to receive the prize for ‘Bar […]
Tring Brewery is a small local brewery that prides itself on its Hertfordshire roots, and focuses on providing excellent beers to consumers and pubs in the local area. After taking one of their brewery tours, here’s why we loved this well-hidden gem. With their wide range of cask and bottled ales and their enthusiasm and passion for their craft, a tour of Tring Brewery is a must if you’re in the Hertfordshire area.
Summer is the time for beer festivals in the UK! CAMRA is running 23 festivals in May alone, with a further 14 in June, so if you’re taking an early holiday this year, or just fancy something to do at the weekend, then check out one of these events. With many of these taking place […]
Here are a few of the best holiday destinations for beer lovers. Try a trip to Ireland to sample the famous Guinness at the brewery, or how about a trip to Munich for Oktoberfest? If you’re a beer fan, then what could be better than a beer-themed holiday?