The Family Brewers of Britain
An engaging and fascinating book on brewing history, heritage and culture in the UK. This book tells the stories of the last remaining family brewers in Britain and how they have managed to weather the storms of wars, political upheaval and big business takeovers. Full of illustrations and a photographs from their archives as well as some up to date commentary.
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“I came into beer from marketing and still occasionally get involved in consultancy on packaging design. As Chair of the Beer and Cider Marketing Awards, I’ve had the job of overseeing the judging of best beer packaging design sat a time when designers have thrown the rulebook out of the window. Now I get to celebrate all of this in book form.” – Pete Brown
Explore the Heritage Pubs series
Discover South East England’s most traditional pubs through this unique guide, the latest in CAMRA’s best-selling series. It leads you to over a hundred examples around the region that still have interiors or internal features of real historical importance, ranging from unspoilt country delights and old coaching inns to cosy Victorian locals and little-known pubs from the inter-war and post-war periods. Illustrated with high-quality photography throughout, this book allows you to experience first-hand the pub history of the South East while doing your bit to help protect a vital part of the region’s heritage.
Real Heritage Pubs of the South East
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Andy is a beer blogger, home brewer and owner of fledgling Berkshire based microbrewery Elusive Brewing. He has previously appeared on ITV’s The Alan Titchmarsh Show, demonstrating and discussing the rise in popularity of home brewing and was named winner of the The Craft Beer Co. National Home Brewing Awards in 2014.
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There has never been a better time to drink quality beer. The number and variety of excellent beers in general circulation have never been greater, both in the pub (where guest ales and beer festivals are regular features) and in the supermarket. More people than ever are searching for an understanding of what makes a great beer, and this book meets that demand by presenting a hands-on course in beer appreciation, leading to an understanding of world beer styles, beer flavours, how beer is made, the ingredients, buying and storing beer, and more. So You Want… is the ideal book for anyone, from beginners to the more experienced, who wants to further their knowledge and enjoyment of beer.
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Tom Kerridge has written the foreword for The Good Beer Guide 2021
“…..the one thing about the British pub that separates us, is real ale. Our brewing heritage varies from region to region. The passion and the heart and soul that goes into brewing is equal to the top wine makers, distillers, cheese makers, bakers, artisan chocolatiers or any other craft led hospitality producer. It is something we should be very proud of……”
Since 1974 CAMRA has produced a completely independent regional guide to the best pubs covering the whole of the UK and Northern Ireland with listings based entirely on evaluation by CAMRA volunteers.
With a unique breweries section listing every brewery – micro, regional and national – that produces real ale in the UK The Good Beer Guide is also an invaluable tool for professionals in the drinks and retail industry.