frozen-kegs

Frozen kegs and remote cooling problems

The extremely cold weather is likely to be with us for some time to come. So there are a couple of important items for...

Updated Christmas Checklist

Well, going by the number of times I have heard Slade telling me that “Here it is, Merry Christmas, everybody's having fun....” I can...
good-beer-line-cleaner

Which is the best beer line cleaner?

As with all things in life the cheapest is not always the best, so when selecting a beer line cleaning product it is best...

Auto Tilts

Auto tilts, or automatic cask tilting stillages, have been around for some years. Designed as a more efficient replacement for traditional forms of stillaging...
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Cask Ale anywhere?

As they say “where there is a will, there is a way.” With cask beer seemingly the only sector of the beer market that...

Pub Closures

The demise of the British pub continues unabated. People just seem to accept the sight of boarded up pubs. The British landscape has changed...

Pub closures

Supermarkets are selling cans of carling for £1.52 a litre, that works out at £152 per 100 litres. An average wholesale price for a...

Mackeson

One of the most underrated British beers there is, Mackeson. I bet readers of a certain age will well remember the very old TV advertisement...

Is it now time for every pub to have Co2 Detector

Co2 detectors Something that has concerned me for a very long time. Should it be mandatory for all pub cellars to have a Co2 and...

Real Ale and Micro Breweries

Beer has been brewed in this country for hundreds of years and will go on so, even though it has been messed up by...
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Lets have a beer with Duncan

Never mind Susan Boyle this guy has real talent. I get a mention in the song as well. What would we do without beer?...

Bag in Box Cask Ale

Genuine question, I keep bumping into all sorts of weird things employed by micro brewers these days. And it must be working because they...

Filtering back cask beer

For a great many years part of the tradition of cask ale husbandry has been the filtering back of beer in to the cask...
Mansfield Dark Keg Mild

CAMRA has heard “the call of the Mild”

Well it is nice to know someone is reading these pages. CAMRA has launched its' Mild in May campaign to help promote cask mild...

Cask beer aspirators, my opinion!

Wrote this before I realised it had already been covered,"Cask breather or Aspirator " but never mind. The debate about using co2 as a top...