Beer has historically been perceived as ‘the drink of the working man’ and, as such, has been expected to be cheap and accessible to all. But is this still the case now? ‘Cheap’ beer is certainly still available – just walk in to your nearest ‘cut-price’ local – You might strike lucky, but the vast majority of the time you will receive a competent but bland and ordinary pint. To get a pint that’s finely crafted and bursting with flavours, you should expect to pay more. We will try to convince you why in this article! The recent BeerHeadZ in-house survey established that 84% of our customers consider quality over price of greater importance. Yet some pubgoers still complain about the cost of their pint; Why should they pay more than a ‘pub down the road’? Well, firstly, you’re probably …
My journey with beer.
My earliest recollection of tasting beer was in the kid’s outside area of a pub, somewhere on the outskirts of Portsmouth, when I asked my dad if I could taste his beer. I took a swig and my face screwed up immediately as the bitter brown liquid hit my taste buds. “Don’t worry”, said my dad. “You’ll get used to it!” …and get used to it I did! That story is the first memory I have about my beer-drinking career but there have been many memory-making milestones along the way. Some of them are quite hazy now – the memories that is, not the beer (although many of them have been), but I’ll try to retrieve them for this article. The first ‘proper pint’ I ever had – that is bought for myself with my (pocket) money – was at …
Opportunity at Lincoln
There is an opening at our busy Lincoln bar, situated on Eastgate, for the job of Bar Assistant. Role: Bar AssistantHours: Full time, flexibleThe ideal candidates will have the following, but full training will be provided otherwise: A passion for beer! Be able to assist with the day-to-day running of a busy pub A good understanding of the UK beer scene Good knowledge of breweries both home and abroad Cellar management knowledge Good people skills Able to use social media to promote the business and its activities If you think you would fit in our awesome, passionate and dedicated team, please email your CV plus your contact details to: email@example.com ASAP.
Why I have a MAJOR boggle with TheMusicLicense.
Any business premises, be it office, factory, barber shop, or in my case, bar, that plays music is required by law to pay for a music license. The current body that enforces the is PPL PRS, or ‘TheMusicLicense’, which gathers money from every business in the land and re-distributes it (after taking their running costs out) to “all those involved in making music” (from TheMusicLicense web site). But who are these people? I’ll come back to this later. Let’s get one thing straight, the system IS a rip-off, and here’s why; Again from TheMusicLicense website: “You can play or perform the music of specific artists only if you wish, but it will not affect the cost of your license. That’s because the cost is not calculated based on which music artists you play, but instead depends on factors such as …
No Shandy T-shirts now in stock
By popular demand, we now have BeerHeadZ T-shirts available with the ‘No Shandy Shenanigans’ slogan on. They are available to buy in-pub in most sizes, for just £14. Ask at the bar on your next visit!
BeerHeadZ got talent – Pt.2
Well, we’re not sure about pretty faces in this instance, but BeerHeadZ certainly have talent! Here’s landlord Phil with his Heavy Metal band Paralex, who have released their first ever rock video! The track is from the band’s new album ‘Key to a Thousand Doors’, released on the No Remorse label. Watch the video, bang your head, then get down BeerHeadZ to quench that thirst. You know it makes sense! Happy headbanging, BeerHeadZ!
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