Good News For Derby Brewer…
May30

Good News For Derby Brewer…

Derby Brewing Crowdcube campaign hits overfunding!  Derby Brewing Co is thrilled to announce that their crowd funding campaign has exceeded its initial £500,000 target, currently sitting at £557,740 with over 110% funded. There will however be an opportunity for further investment with the company releasing up to 15% of the business should there be demand but there’s not long to go with the campaign closing at midnight on Wednesday...

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Fancy owning a share of Derby Brewing Co?
Apr25

Fancy owning a share of Derby Brewing Co?

THIS STORY HAS AN UPDATE – AND IT’S GOOD NEWS FOR THE BREWER! Derby Brewing Co are thrilled to announce the opportunity to own part of the company. After over a decade of unprecedented growth, in excess of 700%, a multi award-winning brewery, four award-winning venues and now employing more than 100 people, DBC is offering its customers and lovers of great venues and beers the chance to become part of the business. With...

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Craft Beer Scene Following the Punk ‘Sell-out’ Traditions?
Jan06

Craft Beer Scene Following the Punk ‘Sell-out’ Traditions?

The French Revolution, Punk Rock, and the craft ale scene – do we always turn on our heroes in the end?  A muddled article by Krispy Brown. I must admit I LOVE many “craft beers” – a name which itself cannot every quite be nailed down as to what it really means. I also love real ale – and Belgium ales, and even the odd continental lager; BUT NOT CORN SYRUP BASED UK BREWED DROSS!   I’ll admit it,...

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Pub Landlords a Step Closer
Nov20

Pub Landlords a Step Closer

Well I’ve been recently campaigning to support my local community pub, itself tied to a large pubco (Enterprise Inns, with some 5,000 pubs in their estate).  You can read about the pub and what I suggested here – it does seem to possibly be helping, as the area manager is talking positively with the Landlords about trying to accomodate them breaking from tie and looking to save the pub with them at the helm.  That’s...

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Visiting Bexar County on Brew Day
Sep05

Visiting Bexar County on Brew Day

As a dedicated beer drinker, and sometime home brewer, visiting a brewery and actually learning how it’s done on a larger scale has always been on my bucket list.  So when a local brewer and friend ‘Texas’ Steve Saldana gave me the thumbs up to come and visit, well I couldn’t let that opportunity go by! Steve warned me to wear clothes I didn’t mind getting dirty – and if I had a pair of wellies, I...

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