Unique Padstow brew for Newquay Beer Festival

Unique Padstow brew for Newquay Beer Festival

Championing English hops: Padstow Brewing Company brewer George Collins   An error made by beer festival organisers means drinkers will be able to savour a unique beer from Padstow, to be supplied in cask for the first and only time. Newquay Towan Blystra Lions, who...
CAMRA Kernow: a ramble on the Roseland

CAMRA Kernow: a ramble on the Roseland

Members of the Cornwall branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA Kernow) visited some Roseland pubs in the county following a branch meeting at the Plume of Feathers, Portscatho. Led by chairman Bob Bunce, the group took in venues including the St Mawes Hotel, and...
Norman Jay rocks first Doom Bar Session

Norman Jay rocks first Doom Bar Session

The Jubilee Queen rocked to the rhythms of DJ Norman Jay MBE as it sailed out of Padstow and on the Camel Estuary for the first Doom Bar Session. The intimate gig literally sailed out over the infamous sandbank after which Sharp’s Brewery’s best-selling...
Tribute Tray wins St Austell design contest

Tribute Tray wins St Austell design contest

Winner: designer Drew Spathaky demonstrates the Tribute Tray with St Austell’s beer brand marketing manager, Laura Hicks   Drew Spathaky, a final year sustainable design student at Falmouth University, has carried off £1,000 top prize in a St Austell...

New Padstow beer will support work of RNLI

They’re launching a Lifeboat at Padstow this weekend, but don’t worry — nobody’s in danger. Instead it’s the debut of a new Padstow Brewing Co beer, raising money for the RNLI. Lifeboat Lager will be officially launched on draught and in cans...
Norman Jay to DJ at Doom Bar Sessions

Norman Jay to DJ at Doom Bar Sessions

Norman Jay MBE. Photograph: Dean Chalkey   Sharp’s Brewery has announced and launched tickets for the first of an epic Doom Bar Sessions series, featuring DJ Norman Jay. The event will offer a unique music experience aboard Padstow’s Jubilee Queen boat — an...
Jack Stein named as Proper Job ambassador

Jack Stein named as Proper Job ambassador

St Austell Brewery has unveiled Cornish chef, Jack Stein, as its ambassador for its celebrated IPA, Proper Job. Jack, who recently released his debut cookbook, World on a Plate, is chef director at the Rick Stein group. As well as promoting Proper Job, and hosting...
Sharp’s trio complete Padstow to Rock swim

Sharp’s trio complete Padstow to Rock swim

The Sharp’s Brewery team of Aaron McClure (technical brewer), Barry Mills (quality and food safety manager), and Ali Burgess (events co-ordinator)   Three staff from Sharp’s Brewery participated in the annual Padstow to Rock swim in Cornwall, with proceeds...

Funk Fest appearance for Woodman’s Wild Ales

Woodman’s Wild Ale, from Ponsanooth, will be pouring at Funk Fest, hosted by Abbeydale Brewery, which takes place in Sheffeld on August 25 and 26. As the name suggests, this is a festival specialising in funky and sour beers, with other brews coming from the...
Sharp’s collaborates with Staropramen brewer

Sharp’s collaborates with Staropramen brewer

Sharp’s head brewer, Andrew Madden, has reached out to Jan Špacek — otherwise known as ‘Honza’ — a brewster at the Staropramen Brewery, in Prague, to collaborate on an authentic Czech lager — with a Cornish twist. Honza is the latest in the brewery’s limited edition...

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