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  • Pub of the Week: The Grove Ferry, Canterbury

    08 October 2013

    This week’s pub is the incredible Grove Ferry Inn located in the Stodmarsh Nature Reserve, on the beautiful River Stour - just 7 minutes from historic Canterbury’s city centre. The pub was originally built in 1831 and takes its name from a hand drawn ferry that once crossed the river in front of the pub.

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  • UK Hop Symposium 2013

    07 October 2013

    They came, they saw, they sniffed and rubbed. Last week we hosted the first UK Hop Symposium for people involved in all aspects of the industry – from grower, to merchant, to brewer.

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  • Edna’s Spitfire Spirit

    06 October 2013

    Edna Edmunds celebrated her 91st birthday in July, but age doesn’t slow her down.

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  • Beer Facts

    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

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  • How to.. Spot a Good Beer Pub

    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.

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