28 September 2014
Brewing is both an ancient and a modern art combining age old practices with modern technology - read how it's done...
26 September 2014
Once again this year, breweries from around the county are celebrating the hop harvest with some of the freshest beers in the world, as part of Kent Green Hop Fortnight.
This year, over 20 breweries are taking part, each brewing at least one green hop beer, with some brewing several, meaning that in all there will be over 40 beers brewed for this very special fortnight.
05 October 2013
In our final blog of Cask Ale Week, here’s a few beer facts... how many do you know? There are nine million regular cask ale drinkers in the UK, and an increasing number of female cask ale drinkers
Cask ale is made from four ingredients: malted barley, hops, yeast and water
Cask ale has no fat and no cholesterol. It is the least calorific drink you can order across a bar other than water
04 October 2013
Look outside first of all. Is it displaying a Cask Marque plaque? That’s a good start. This means that the beer in this pub is being independently and regularly tested by a Cask Marque beer inspector to make sure the beer is of the highest quality. Over 8,500 pubs in the UK display this plaque so you should find a pub near you.
02 October 2013
You’ve probably tasted a bit of beer in your time. But have your really stopped to savour the delights of cask ale: bitter sweetness, bananas, toffee, biscuits, pineapple, lychee – they’re all there somewhere…