Craft beer at BeerHeadZ

Countdown to Craft Beer Launch at BeerHeadZ Retford.

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BeerHeadZ Retford is doing its bit to help this November 5th go off with a bang as we launch our much-requested craft beer offering on the bar. We have installed four KeyKeg lines and lined up for you on this coming Saturday will be: Beavertown – Gamma Ray 5.4% Described on their website as ‘A brew you can sit on and drink all day, rammed with juicy malts and huge tropical aromas of mango and grapefruit. Massive additions of whole leaf American hops are added in ever increasing numbers at the end of the boil giving huge hop flavour. The beer is then dry hopped for days, driving the punchy aromas so you can smell it from miles away!’ Brewed by Numbers – 11 | 18 3.7% A highly-drinkable session IPA. American classic Chinook hop brings its distinctive oily, bitter, …

Why CAMRA MUST change.

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There has been much said in the past few weeks about the future of CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale. Once described as the ‘most successful consumer group in Europe’, it has achieved so much for the real ale drinker or, for that matter, any beer drinkers and general pub-goers, that it is hard to imagine what the beer and pub scene in Britain would be today if CAMRA had never formed. With a membership approaching 200,000 – and that fact alone is impressive – CAMRA still hold enormous clout. But with Real Ale ‘saved’, where do they channel their efforts now? For this reason, CAMRA have announced their ‘Revitalisation Project’ – a year-long consultation of its members on what CAMRA’s new direction should be. And therein lies the problem. With the rise of ‘Craft’ beer – love it or …