Real Ale

Cwtch Champion Beer of Britain

CAMRA name their Champion Beer of Britain

Cwtch from Tiny Rebel has been crowned Champion Beer of Britain at the Great British Beer Festival After over a year of local tasting panels and regional heats leading up to the finals, the Campaign for Real Ale, CAMRA, has announced that today Tiny Rebel’s Cwtch has been crowned the Best Beer in Britain at the Great British Beer Festival, Olympia, London. The Newport brewed real ale was named the Supreme Champion over a host of other finalists in ten different beer categories (Bitters, Best Bitters, Strong Bitters, Golden Ales, Milds, the Speciality class and also the winter beer styles of [...]

Great British Beer Festival 2014

Britain’s biggest pub

Over 900 tantalising beers, ciders and perries to try 50,000 thrill seekers expected throught the door more than 350 British breweries represented at this extravaganza With headlines like this, it’s no surprise that CAMRA’s Great British Beer Festival claims to be Britain’s biggest pub. As usual on trade day though, the busiest bars seemed to be those selling foreign beer – perhaps those in the trade know something the rest of us don’t? Three o’clock came and went, the crowd got restless, but eventually Boltmaker brewed by Timothy Taylor ( a previous Runner-up to Champion Beer of Britain in its previous guise as [...]

Cyclops Tasting Notes

We’ve just updated the beers info on the site to include all the latest Cyclops tasting notes. Cyclops is an easy-to-use set of descriptors to explain what a beer will look, smell and taste like. It tells you whether a beer is bitter or sweet and helps you to discover what you like and what you don’t Cyclops currently lists 1489 beers brewed by 240 breweries. Visit the Cyclops website or take a look at how it looks in our listings