Kelham Island Brewery – Kelham Island, Sheffield

Before the UK went into lockdown, I made the trip from York, down to Steel City for the weekend to see what beer Sheffield had on offer. Having previously been to a Tiny Rebel Takeover in the city and several trips to pubs around Tramlines festival, I was looking forward to delving into Sheffield’s beerContinue reading “Kelham Island Brewery – Kelham Island, Sheffield”

The Bentley Brook Brewing Co. – Lumsdale Valley, Peak District

The Bentley Brook Brewing Co. is a gem of a micro brewery, situated in Lumsdale Valley. I stumbled across it whilst discovering the peak district and was impressed by the set-up for such a young business. On a recent trip to the peak district, I was on a mission to head to three different breweriesContinue reading “The Bentley Brook Brewing Co. – Lumsdale Valley, Peak District”

Review: Brew-denell Beer Festival 2020

As the editor of a blog that covers local music and beer, there is no better combination possible than a Beer Festival at the best independent music venue in the country, Brudenell Social Club. Heading down to the Brude on the Sunday of Brew-denell is always a risk. If it’s popular on Friday/Saturday there isn’tContinue reading “Review: Brew-denell Beer Festival 2020”

Alphabet Brewing Company – Manchester

Kicking off a series of Manchester brewery reviews, including Cloudwater and Track, is Alphabet Brewing Company which we recently visited to go on their brewery tour and have a few drinks in the taproom. The brewery, known for its exceptional can artwork and signature core range, has been on my list for a while toContinue reading “Alphabet Brewing Company – Manchester”

The Curious Table – Easingwold, North Yorkshire

The Curious Table, EasingwoldRoaster: York EmporiumEstablished: 2013 “Come for the brownies, stay for the quirky vibe” should be the motto for this place.The North and North Wales Independent Coffee Guide Easingwold is a small market town in North Yorkshire, about 15 miles from the centre of York and in recent times, has become a thrivingContinue reading “The Curious Table – Easingwold, North Yorkshire”

Box Social – Newcastle, Tyne & Wear

It seems an age ago since we ran the inaugural World Cup of British Breweries on Twitter. Since then we have sampled some of the best beers from the breweries involved and one of the most avid followers of the competition was Newcastle’s Box Social who we visited last earlier in the year. I spoke toContinue reading “Box Social – Newcastle, Tyne & Wear”

Harrogate Brewing Co. – Harrrogate, North Yorkshire

The Harrogate Brewing Co. is a small micro brewery just outside the centre of Harrogate, opened this year once a month for their taproom open days. For those that don’t know Harrogate, it’s a small, vibrant town about 30 minutes drive from York and whilst not traditionally known for it’s beer, has been becoming aContinue reading “Harrogate Brewing Co. – Harrrogate, North Yorkshire”