Whisky Club Revives Scottish Tradition If The Hauf ‘N’ Hauf

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society teams up with Inveralmond Brewery to pair rare whiskies with craft beers To celebrate Whisky Month and the current Scottish craft beer revolution, The Scotch Malt Whisky Society has teamed up with Inveralmond Brewery for a special evening of ‘hauf n hauf’ beer and whisky tastings. A ‘hauf ‘n’ hauf’Continue reading “Whisky Club Revives Scottish Tradition If The Hauf ‘N’ Hauf”

Hoptimum Prime Roll’s Out’ To Pubs

Hoptimum Prime, Robinsons’ spring seasonal ale, has ‘rolled out’ across the country. This carefully crafted 4.1% ABV amber ale has returned and is exclusively available to pubs until the end of April. Returning for a second year, this delicious quaffable brew exhibits a rich array of malt flavours which are complimented by a crisp, dryContinue reading “Hoptimum Prime Roll’s Out’ To Pubs”

Northern Restaurant and Bar, and The Changing Face of American Craft Beer in the UK

Guest writer Rowan Molyneux visited this years Northern Restaurant and Bar in Manchester to offer us her view on the highlights to look out for; On Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th of March, the Northern Restaurant and Bar Show was in full swing. The North’s biggest hospitality event, NRB played host to scores of exhibitors,Continue reading “Northern Restaurant and Bar, and The Changing Face of American Craft Beer in the UK”

Trooper Gets New UK National Beer Listing With Sainsbury’s

Robinsons Brewery today announced a new supermarket listing for their fastest selling ale: Sainsbury’s will be stocking TROOPER nationally in just under 300 of their stores across the country! This announcement follows the recent breaking news that Robinsons have now exported over one million pints of TROOPER worldwide; now taking the total number of pintsContinue reading “Trooper Gets New UK National Beer Listing With Sainsbury’s”

Introducing Neukölln In Manchester

BERLIN’S LIVING ROOM BARS COME TO MANCHESTER Launching this Thursday 14th November, Neukölln is a new pop-up bar to be found within the walls of the new Caffeine and Co shop in Manchester’s Spinningfields (also a pop-up, so you have a pop-up in a pop-up.) It will take over the site from 6pm – 11pm,Continue reading “Introducing Neukölln In Manchester”

Robinsons’ Ginger Tom Named The ‘Worlds Best Herb And Spice Beer’

Robinsons Brewery, based in Stockport, has achieved the coveted Gold mark at the World Beer Awards 2013 for its Ginger Tom ale. After winning the regional heat held in Europe, Ginger Tom – a richly flavoured dark oak coloured ale with distinctive aromas of peppery spice and sweet ginger – has beaten strong competition fromContinue reading “Robinsons’ Ginger Tom Named The ‘Worlds Best Herb And Spice Beer’”

Einstök Tasting Notes

‘The Einstök Brewery is located just 60 miles south of the Arctic Circle in the fishing port of Akureyri, Iceland where water flows from rain and prehistoric glaciers down the Hlíðarfjall Mountain through lava fields, delivering the purest water on earth and the perfect foundation for brewing deliciously refreshing handcrafted ales.’ Sounds good doesn’t it?Continue reading “Einstök Tasting Notes”

Beer Driving 14% Sales Swing for British Pubs

TROOPER Beer Driving 14% Sales Swing for British Pubs   Three months after launching a new 4.8% beer with Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson, Robinsons Brewery and its pubs are already seeing the effect that TROOPER and its loyal fans can have on beer sales… a 14%+ effect to be exact.   “When we launchedContinue reading “Beer Driving 14% Sales Swing for British Pubs”

Ale and Lager Tasting Notes

Over the past few weeks I’ve accumulated a wide range of ales and lagers, and thought the best way possible to feature them would be to have them within one review. So below, I give to you my tasting notes – Asahi – 5% Developed in 1987 in Japan, it has a minimum four week maturationContinue reading “Ale and Lager Tasting Notes”

Robinsons ‘Trooper’ Review

The launch of a product can sometimes have little or no fan fare, but one that can break landmarks is a launch worth talking about. A collaboration between Robinsons Brewery and Iron Maiden has done just that, creating an unheard of demand of 300,000 pints pre-ordered. So much so that for the first time inContinue reading “Robinsons ‘Trooper’ Review”