Tag Archives: Real Ale

Hanging With The Hideout: The Sheffield Twissup

This morning I’m a little the worst for wear. Slightly hungover, and certainly feeling it when I had to take my youngest child swimming at 8.30am. Delicate I might be, but I’m happy too. Happy because I spent yesterday in … Continue reading

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Bostin’ Steve Austin: A Weekend in Birmingham

A little while ago I had an idea. I’m not sure it was a good idea, but at least it was an idea. You see, I’d read articles through the year – and written a couple myself – on the … Continue reading

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Case Study: The Campaign For Really Good Beer

This essay is an extract from a Masters thesis that investigates Voluntary Cultural Organisations, how they grow and how they work in the real world. The full thesis included a section on The Quilters’ Guild Of The British Isles, but … Continue reading

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A Mixed Case Or A Mixed Bag?: The Beer Hawk GBBF Box

Having visited this year’s CAMRA Great British Beer Festival as a guest of The Beer Hawk who were sponsors of the British Bottle Bar, I decided to get a hold of their CAMRA GBBF mixed case. Fifteen bottles of CAMRA … Continue reading

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Jarrow Brewery Rivet Catcher (4%)

Before I tell you about how this beer tastes I need to say something. It’s something that might bring out the trolls, but I need to say it. In what way is this bottle of beer “Real Ale” other than … Continue reading

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