S Tricker

Dormancy or hibernation

07 February 2013

Dormancy is defined as a period when growth, development and or physical activity are temporarily stopped or slowed to a minimum. A period when the organism minimises activity to conserve energy; In order to hibernate, an animal prepares layers of body fat during late summer and autumn to give it energy during its dormant (hibernation) phase.

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World's Oldest Brewery?

29 November 2012

We are very proud to be Britain’s Oldest Brewery with a nominal starting date of 1698 although we now know that brewing on this site precedes this by at least 150 years.Brewing can obviously be traced back long before our direct heritage into the mists of time.Archaeologists in Western Cyprus appear to have found the remains of a Bronze Age brewery although it is not quite what we would visualise

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