Mailing List: Loads of new beer! CASK pre-orders! Informational VIDEO!

Bumper crop folks! Mega big update timez. But first, CASK – we have the PRE-ORDER list up still here with Ashover and Three Blind Mice – all stock is subject to brewery availability. The order will be finalised on Monday and we expect to have the sock for delivery from w/c 20th August, so get your cask finger clicking here: http://jollygoodbeer.co.uk/preorder/ VIDEO: I’ve been[…]

Mailing List: Friday Night Fun 🍺❄ with Burnt Mill (oooeeerrrr), Dark Revolution (new!), Yeastie Boys (who needs integrity?), and some found Northern Monk

Sending a trade email out on a Friday night? Numbskull… This was intended to go out hours ago, but as with most days at the moment there were so many things commin’ at me most of my core tasks just kept slippin’ back. It’s lost about half an hour again tonight thanks to things storm[…]

Moor in Norwich & Peterborough

THIS WEEKEND!!! Moor extravaganzas in Norwich & Peterborough! Do you like Moor beer? You should drink Moor beer. The puns are relentless on a #MoorOnTour… Brewery: Moor Beer Company Location: Bristol (formerly middle of pretty much nowhere in Somerset) Owner/Brewer: Justin Hawke … an American showing the UK how to do hops 😉 History: Founded in[…]

How KeyKegs work. (This image is COPYRIGHT Yvan Seth T/A Jolly Good Beer.)

Putting the KEG into CAMRA

Wow… what a difference a few years makes. I joined CAMRA about 8 years ago – becoming an active member in the North Hertfordshire branch, and eventually branch cellarman for our beer festivals. Despite moving away to Cambridge I have still filled this technical role for the branch over the last few years. I was[…]

Pressure Gauges – A Chat with Atlantic

So – I had a call from Atlantic. They’d had a read of my previous post. (Go on, go read it.) Atlantic are a major installer of cellar kit in the south east and are responsible for some of the installs I’ve been having a grumble about. I had a conversation with a chap there[…]

Keg Beer Pressure in the UK

I am heard to say, with increasing frequency: The UK is a decade behind the US in keg beer dispense. Yesterday an American friend of mine responded to this with a scoffing “… at least.” Maybe I should start saying it is decades. This comes to the fore more and more often lately as I deal with[…]

Objective Definition of Craft Beer

Don’t try to define craft beer, that way madness lies… [Added 3/8/15 21:41: Please don’t read this as me insisting there ought to be some sort of an enforced definition… nor that I think I am laying down a One True Definition of Craft… it’s just a thought exercise. I do still think the concept[…]