British Beer is, arguably, the finest drink on the planet.
In the right hands, Barley produces tastes as subtle and varied as the finest grapes.
Thanks usually come at the end of a piece but they are deserved up front here. Our short brewing history - just two generations - was inspired by some of the finest brewers and breweries in the world. Even in the dark days of the Big Six, some Regional and Local Breweries kept the yeast bubbling and we will always be grateful to them. What we do, we do thanks to their vision and commitment to keeping ale real.
The sad news of the death of John Young was announced 18 Sept 2006. Brewery announcement here . Every Real Ale drinker owes a tremendous debt of gratitude to this British Brewing hero.