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
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?
In a follow up article to our Beer vs Wine & Food Matching evening I was asked by Sarah Banks, editor of local magazine The Colne Connection, what drinks I would recommend with Christmas dinner. I have to say it didn’t take me long to come up with a few ideas! One of my favourite … More What beer will you be having with Christmas Dinner?