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britains best beer 2014

Britain’s best beer 2014 – the Results

After claiming last year’s runner-up spot, Oakham Citra has this year claimed top spot in the Draught beers category, beating Timothy Taylor Landlord into second place. In the packaged category, Thornbridge Kipling was runner-up being narrowly beaten to top spot by Purity Pure UBU. Although not a prizewinner, special mention must go to Brewdog as they have had by far the most beers nominated – perhaps next year we should run a ‘most beers nominated’ category? The full results are: Draught (cask/keg) Winner: Oakham Citra Runner-up: Timothy Taylor Landlord Narrowly missing out were: Thornbridge Jaipur, Magic Rock High Wire and Marble Dobber Packaged (bottle/can) Winner: Purity [...]

The Perfect Publican

Read this in the Summer 2011 edition of the newsletter of the Heart of Staffordshire Branch of CAMRA, Beer at Heart, while enjoying a pint of Bathams Bitter in the sunshine yesterday & thought I’d share it: A Publican must be a Democrat, an Autocrat, an Acrobat, a Doormat. He must be able to entertain Prime Ministers, Pick-pockets, Pirates, Philanthropists and Police. He must be on both sides of the Political Fence, a Footballer, Golfer, Tennis Player, Darts Champion and Pigeon Fancier. He has to settle arguments and fights, he must be a Qualified Boxer, Wrestler, Weightlifter, Sprinter and Peacemaker. He must always look [...]