The best summer-ready IPAs from British brewers

Times are changing for the UK’s beer drinking habits. Long gone are the days of having to choose between Carling and a warm pint of John Smith’s – now is the dawning of the age of all things craft beer, with micro-breweries popping up as quickly as groumet burger joints, creating dozens of different kinds of unusual …

Beer July 3, 2015

The WOW247 beer guide: best bars and breweries in the UK

It might be officially National Beer Day, but every day is beer day here at WOW247. Whether it’s a hoppy IPA or a full-bodied Porter, our city editors and beer writers don’t need any excuse to raise a schooner to the best craft beer specialists around the country. With this in mind, here’s our guide to …

Beer June 15, 2015

Top 5 London breweries (South of the Thames)

After sharing the love for North London’s craft beer offerings, we’ve headed across the Thames (‘South of the river? At this time of the night?’) to pick our top 5 London breweries from South London. The big difference between North and South London breweries is in the way each side present their beer. North London …

Beer City Lists June 10, 2015

12 essential events for beer lovers this Autumn

With the summer already seeming like a distant memory, it’s time to welcome in the Autumn months with a ‘cheers’ and take a look at the upcoming beer festivals and events across the UK in the next few months. Many places up and down the country will be clinking glasses and celebrating fine-drinking with a number …

Beer September 15, 2014

A beer lover’s guide to Manchester

Connor Murphy runs Beer Battered, a Manchester site covering all kinds of international beers, as well as events, pubs and home-brewing. Who better to offer a beer lover’s top tips for the city? An introduction Personally, I’ve always had an interest in beer. From the first time I was given a pint of Guinness by …

Beer of the month: Duvel Tripel Hop

Beer blogger Leigh Linley continues his regular column on WOW247 with a look at a strong, golden and citrus-y brew that’s just perfect for the BBQ season. Every month Leigh picks out a terrific tipple for you to try – and July’s recommendation is the spiky, superb Duvel Tripel Hop. Style: Strong Golden Ale ABV: 9.5% Web : www.duvel.com  We’ve …

Beer July 1, 2014

Birmingham: A beer lover’s guide

With the wider region now home to some of the best breweries around, and top-notch ale flourishing in pubs, restaurants and shops throughout the city, Birmingham Beer Bash director David Shipman serves up his guide to the best ale havens to visit in Brum. Pubs with plenty of beer options A personal favourite is the Craven Arms, which …

Beer Of The Month: Treboom Myricale

Beer blogger Leigh Linley continues his regular column on WOW247 with a look at a spicy, fruity new ale that offers a perfect taste of the summer. Every month Leigh picks out a terrific tipple for you to try – and June’s recommendation is the tremendous Treboom Myricale. Style: Wheat Beer ABV: 5% Web: www.treboombrewery.co.uk  Twitter: @treboombrewery Hops may be, …

Beer June 2, 2014

Beer Of The Month: Salopian Celt Experience Sentinel

Beer blogger Leigh Linley continues his regular column on WOW247 with a look at an inspired team-up between two top breweries. Every month Leigh picks out a terrific tipple for you to try – and May’s recommendation is the sublime Salopian/Celt Experience Sentinel. Style: IPA ABV: 8.4% Web: www.salopianbrewery.co.uk /www.celtexperience.com Twitter: @salopianbrewery /@CeltBeers This belated BOTM is not only a …

Beer May 13, 2014
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