New Beer Resolution

Tutored Beer Tasting Launch Event Sunday 8th January 5-6pm £5 per head (includes beer & nibbles) It has been a great year for beer at The Thatchers, we started this blog for a start! Then we were crowned Colchester & North Essex CAMRA Pub of the Year 2011  securing our fourth consecutive year in the … More New Beer Resolution


What does a 2.8% beer actually taste like?

In October the Government brought in new beer duty regulations meaning that breweries paid considerably less duty on beers brewed at 2.8% and under. They are also trying to encourage ‘Binge Britain’ to refrain from drowning their sorrows sitting on park benches supping cans of 9% Special Brew by considerably increasing duty on all beers … More What does a 2.8% beer actually taste like?