I am delighted to be Master of Ceremonies at the Great British Beer Festival Beer Debate. On the panel will be Sophie de Ronde, Head Brewer at Burnt Mill Brewery and founder of the international women’s collaboration brew day; Tim Webb, the beer consumer champion and award-winning author of The World Atlas of Beer; Emma… Continue reading Beer Debate at the Great British Beer Festival
Join us for a virtual tour of Woodcote Brewing’s new brewery and a tasting of their beers. Held in conjunction with Redditch & Bromsgrove branch of CAMRA this event will be held online at 7.30pm on Tuesday 23rd March 2021 Will Taylor from Woodcote Brewing will talk about his beers and provide an opportunity for… Continue reading Woodcote Brewery Tour
If you drink in pubs, it is likely that you have had a beer that you were unhappy with. It may have looked or tasted wrong, or even been undrinkable. This can apply to beer from a bottle, can, keg or cask. However, cask beer is live and requires additional care, so it is more… Continue reading What’s Wrong With My Beer?
Avoncroft Museum in Bromsgrove invited the Beer Consultancy to manage their first ever Fest-Of-Ale on Saturday 16th November 2019. Held in the historic 14th Century Guesten Hall, retrieved from Worcester Cathedral, the festival offered 10 real ales, a draught cider and a perry, along with bottled beers, hot pork rolls and cheese and beer bread.… Continue reading Avoncroft Museum Fest-Of-Ale
Think about the last time you bought something that gave you pleasure. Steady now! I am thinking about a really nice meal, a fancy pair of shoes, a holiday in a glorious location or maybe a smart phone with all the trimmings. Think about where you bought that item and how it was advertised… Continue reading Pump Clips – Send the right message
Read our article in the Brewers Journal on the importance of training in the on trade
Hear about beer – Learn about beer – Ask about beer About this Event We have a panel of the UK’s best beer experts and we want you to hear what they have to say about this amazing drink. There will also be the opportunity to ask them questions. It doesn’t matter if you are… Continue reading The Birmingham Beer Debate
We will be proudly sponsoring the trade session at Bromsgrove Beer & Cider Festival 2019 and running two behind the scenes tours for members of the trade. The CAMRA festival will feature 144 beers plus cider/perry and will be held at Bromsgrove Rugby Club close to the Railway station. Licensees and brewers can request a… Continue reading Say hello at Bromsgrove Beer & Cider Festival
Well, the one facility in a pub which is guaranteed to be used by the customer is the toilet. So, does it matter what the loo is like, so long as you have one? Am I concerned about accessibility? By which I don’t mean whether those among us with disabilities can use the toilets, although… Continue reading A blog about pub toilets? Are you taking the P?
Understanding beer conditioning is vital for your cellar manager and it makes sense for your bar team to be aware of this important process too. Setting up cask beer on a stillage is ideally done as soon as it arrives in your cellar. Ideally you will place your cask on a sprung loaded auto-tilting stillage.… Continue reading Conditioning Cask Beer