Yeeee-haaaa! – We have beer for Dinosaur Riders!

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If you like riding dinosaurs – and let’s face it, who doesn’t? – we have just the beer for you coming to BeerHeadZ. StaggerSaurus 4.0% is one of the first beers from brand-new Portsmouth-based brewery, Staggeringly Good. They are so new they haven’t even opened their own brewery yet, brewing instead on the plant at Brewhouse and Kitchen at the Black Swan in Portsmouth.  The lads at SG tell us that as soon as they have their own kit up and running they will be producing their delicious beers in cask, so we are looking forward to that. Says SG about the beer on their website: “The StaggerSaurus does not take kindly to your everyday bland IPA’s. No, he’s a far more refined beast who craves something tasty that he can really sink his teeth into. This scholarly reptile cares …

Next Stop – Hop City Beer Festival!

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Get ready for the first BeerHeadZ ‘Next Stop Hop City’ beer festival, starting Thursday, October 22nd through to Sunday 25th. It’s a double celebration, firstly to mark the first anniversary of our opening on October 23rd last year and also the presentation of our latest North Notts CAMRA award, which is taking place on the Friday night. All the beers and breweries featured have been requested for by our loyal BeerHeadZ customers, and we think you’ll agree they have pretty good taste! We will be featuring twelve corkers over the weekend, eight at any one time (depending on cellar-readiness). To help us celebrate, Harry from Retford’s very own award-winning Idle Valley Brewery has made a bonkers 8.4% Citra and Mosaic hopped blonde beer especially for us. I’m sure Harry and the IVB lads will be around to help us enjoy …

Rare Scottish brews coming to BeerHeadZ!

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You lucky BeerHeadZ! In our quest to bring you new, exciting and rare beers, we have managed to secure a number of casks from usually keg or bottle-only breweries. First up, we have from 2014 Glasgow start-ups Drygate – Devil Rex 4.2%, so rare, we can’t find any tasting notes for it, even on the Drygate website! Come and decide for yourself. This is currently in the cellar, quietly making itself ready for you. Coming next week, we have Top Out, located in Loanhead, Midlothian, which started brewing in 2013. The Cone IPA is a generous 6.8%. Not only did we find tasting notes for this beer, we found a video for it too! Finally, also arriving next week, we have, from Leith, Pilot – Mochaccino Stout at a mere 5.5% and described on Ratebeer as “Glossy & silky with depth …