My first experience of looking after cask beer was when I was working my way through Uni, or possibly more accurately working through my uni days to pay for my drinks… I was at Brighton Uni and circa 1999 I got myself a job at The Font & Firkin, Brighton. We had a brewkit onsite … More In anticipation of cask…
Saturday 20th October 7:30 for 8pm The evening costs £30 and includes seven courses each paired with a different beer. Bookings are essential and we will be able to cater for any dietary requirements (including vegetarian/coeliac options) if mentioned when booking. Call 01787 227460 to book, places are limited. Pont Neuf Chips with Maldon Salt … More Hoptoberfest Beer & Food Matching Menu
I was particularly excited to be brewing at Crouch Vale. Their flagship beer Brewers Gold is a permanent feature on our bar and has previously won Champion Beer of Britain two years in a row. This feat has only ever been managed by one other beer, Madonna’s favourite, Timothy Taylors Landlord. Brewers Gold was eloquently described … More Crouch Vale Brewery – Beer Festival Brewday #4
Our next beer festival is looming and as per usual we’ve decided to theme the selection of beers. Not one to make things easy I’ve set myself the challenge of brewing as many of the beers as I can. Thankfully we have great relationships with many of our local breweries and five in particular have … More Beer Festival 3rd – 7th May 2012
Upon checking my Facebook account this morning I was most surprised to see several birthday greetings on my wall, especially as it isn’t my birthday until January! It soon dawned on me that the ‘birthday’ on Facebook is actually the date we opened the doors of The Thatchers Arms five years ago. We already had … More What does 100,000 pints of real ale look like?