Next Stop Hop City Beerfest II

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This weekend sees our second ‘Next Stop Hop City’ beer fest at BeerHeadZ Retford, which compliments the Retford Beer Festival which runs Fri 7th – Sun 9th October. BeerHeadZ Retford will be featuring, over the weekend: Atom (Hull: 2013) – Singularity 3.5% The Atom twist on a mild: Big chunky body, and infused with oak smoked wheat and vanilla, aged on oak. Tons of flavour in a small package. BlackJack (Manchester: 2012) – Shuffled Deck 3.9% Golden/Blond Ale. Aromas of citrus, light floral hops. Taste is light bitter, faint malt. Bitter finish. By the Horns (Merton: 2011) – Hop Air Balloon 4.2% Aroma and taste combines sweet bready malts, light citrus accents of lemon, straw, some grassy and floral hoppy action. By the Horns (Merton: 2011) – Stiff Upper Lip 3.8% A well-balanced mellow malt gives the beer a clear …

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 …

We made it into the GBG!

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The beer drinkers’ bible (should that be bibble?), the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2016 edition, is out today and we are delighted to say that BeerHeadZ Retford are in it! This is great news and a fantastic accolade for BeerHeadZ, who have tirelessly been bringing tasty and exciting ales to the beer fans of Retford over the last ten months or so. We salute you!

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Official Opening this Wednesday!

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Well, we may have already served 60-odd different beers from as many breweries over the last seven weeks, but we are having our official opening this coming Wednesday, 10th December! Celebrations kick off from 5 o’clock-ish and we are being officially opened by the Mayoress followed by some free fodder accompanied by a cracking selection of beers. For those who have supported us over the last few weeks, we look forward to seeing you again and also welcome any newcomers on their first visit to sample the BeerHeadZ experience. All of your hosts  – Graeme, Chris, Louise, Dave and Phil will be in attendance and mingling at some point so please feel free to chat or ask any questions you may have over a beer or two. See you there!