This week we are diving into some ‘hype’ beers, discussing Tesco’s new stocks and the recent news that Magic Rock were sold to Lion. We also interview Simon Webster, CEO of Thornbridge about their approach to stocking beer in Tesco and the recent re-branding.
Beers | Half Acre Brewing Co ‘Pony Pils’, ‘Tuna’, ‘Lifecycle’ (collab with Brussels Brew Project), Daisy Cutter and Double Daisy Cutter Capra
Hopinions | What makes you buy from a brewery for the first time?
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As regular followers will know will have started running live events where we bring beer folk together to enjoy a structured day of enjoying fine beer. When an opportunity arose to run an event in Sheffield, we couldn’t pass it up and the #SheffieldCrawl was created.
The day began at the Sheffield Tap where the masses assembled for a 2pm kick off. They had come from far (Essex, me) and wide (Leeds, Manchester) to join a group of locals for the days festivities.