BeerHeadZ Melton Mowbray opens today!

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BeerHeadZ’ fifth bar opens today! Located on King Street in Melton Mowbray’s oldest secular building (parts of which date back to 1330), BeerHeadZ have created a beer haven for the discerning drinkers of Melton. Featuring beers from draught, craft, bottle and can, we hope to offer something for everyone. Confused by the choice? Never fear! Our enthusiastic team are on had to help you decide what to try. Work is very much on-going, so please expect changes over the next few weeks until we settle down. We hope to see you all very shortly! Cheers, Team BeerHeadZ

Cloudwater beers at BeerHeadZ

Cloudwater cask at BeerHeadZ

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Cask is the word from Cloudwater! Only two years after dropping cask beers from its production, award-winning Cloudwater has decided to re-introduce cask in very limited quantities. Writing on their blog here they sate: “If you’re the sort of establishment that has a cellar that’s maintained between 10.5ºC-12ºC at all times, know to dispense cask when it’s conditioned out past any rise and fall of diacetyl producing VDK, and have enough stillage to serve cask beer when it’s ready and bristling with CO2, and not just when one of your lines is free, please get in touch here to register your interest”. Well, we ARE, we DO, we HAVE and we have been allocated casks for all four BeerHeadZ pubs! We are really excited to be among the first pubs in the country to once again showcase Cloudwater beers in …

BeerHeadZ Lincoln opens!

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After months of delays and weeks of hard work, BeerHeadZ Lincoln finally opened at noon today. If truth be told, we’re not 100% ready, but the beer’s good which is the main thing! So please stick with us whilst we make improvements over the next few days. The BHZ crew at Lincoln – Jon, Scott, Craig, Rachel, Tim and David – got a good work out on our practice run last night and the place was well received by all those who attended. We have a cracking beer lineup for starters – six on cask and nine on keg – including some beauties from Weird Beard, Wild Weather, Neon Raptor and Abbeydale among others. We look forwarded to serving you with some top class beers and hope to see you all soon!

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 …