The Birmingham conurbation is the latest British city to rejuvenate its beer scene under the ‘craft’ banner, albeit several steps behind the likes of Bristol, Leeds and Manchester. But this is a city that’s also particularly rich in living examples of beer and pub heritage, demonstrating that, though today’s beer may be novel in […]
William Worthington Red Shield
European Beer Bloggers Conference 2011
ABV: 4.2% Origin: Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England Website: www.molsoncoors.co.uk
Legendary former Bass brewer Steve Wellington, who still presides over the microbrewery at what is now the Coors Visitor Centre in Burton though is set to retire this summer, developed this bottle […]
Top Tastings 2010 An extended review of a beer featured as a new real ale in a bottle on the bottled beer review page in the February 2011 issue of BEER magazine, sent free every quarter to CAMRA members, who can also view it online. The magazine is additionally available in selected newsagents.
ABV: 4.3% […]
ABV: 7% Origin: Stoke Lacy, Herefordshire, England Website: www.wyevalleybrewery.co.uk
Wye Valley Dorothy Goodbody's Imperial Stout
An extended review of a beer featured as a strong and special beer on the bottled beer review page in the November 2010 issue of BEER magazine, sent free every quarter to CAMRA members, who can […]
First published in BEER June 2007 as part of a piece about Threshers off licence chain’s Local Ale scheme. For more Threshers Local Ales see previous post.
ABV: 4.6 per cent Origin: Corfton,Shropshire, England Website www.suninncorfton.co.uk
Corvedale Dark and Delicious
It’s particularly gratifying that alongside several names familiar on supermarket shelves, the Threshers initiative […]
British Real Ale in a Bottle May 2010
ABV: 5% Origin: Knightwick, Worcestershire, England Website: www.temevalleybrewery.co.uk
Teme Valley Brewery
This beer featured as a British Real Ale in a Bottle on the bottled beer review page in the May 2010 issue of BEER magazine, sent free every quarter to CAMRA members, who can also […]
Great British Beer Festival Real Ale in a Bottle Bar 2006
ABV: 7.5% Origin: Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England Website: www.burtonbridgebrewery.co.uk
Burton Bridge Empire Pale Ale
This is one of the better British revivalist interpretations of the India Pale Ale style, from its spiritual homeland of Burton, brewed with Pipkin pale malt, invert sugar […]
ABV: 4.6% and 4.7% Origin: Ansley, Warwickshire, England Website: www.tunnelbrewery.co.uk
Originally published in BEER, February 2007, as part of a review featuring reader recommended beers. For more, see previous post.
Tunnel Trade Winds and Sweet Parish Ale
The Tunnel Brewery at the Lord Nelson Inn at Ansley, near Nuneaton in one of the more […]
ABV: 4.6% Origin: Stoke Lacy, Herefordshire, England Website www.wyevalleybrewery.co.uk
Originally published in BEER October 2007 as part of a review of that year’s Champion Bottle Conditioned Beer of Britain winners. For more see previous posts.
Wye Valley Dorothy Goodbody's Wholesome Stout
Wye Valley is another name well-known to fans of British RAIB, especially for […]
ABV: 4.5% Origin: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England Website www.titanicbrewery.co.uk
Originally published in BEER October 2007 as part of a review of that year’s Champion Bottle Conditioned Beer of Britain winners. For more see previous post.
CAMRA North London tasting February 2010
With its joint silver medal, Titanic Stout secured a place in […]