'Route 66' Butcombe Bike Ride for Macmillan Cancer Support
This Saturday, 22nd February sees a unique and inspiring challenge by Gerry Spiller, 66 years young this past November, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support taking place around the Butcombe estate - literally around the estate!
Gerry will be climbing onto his bike at 8am outside Butcombe Brewery in Wrington to start a long day in the saddle that will see hime take in 12 Butcombe pubs as far afield as Weston Super Mare and Bath before finishing in Bristol at the Cottage Inn, Baltic Wharf.
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Quality, Consistency…Innovation: Old favourites better than ever and new beers for 2014
In 2005, we launched our 4.5% cold-filtered keg beer, Blond Premium. At the time, the concept of a Blond-style ale in a keg was not readily comprehensible to parts of the trade or indeed drinkers and the beer, while lauded where it was on the bar, was a tough sell. Fast forward to 2013 and Blond Premium is 3 or 4 years into a long arc of growth. The concept of quality beer being available in keg is better established, taste buds have changed, new drinkers have arrived and the concept of a beer served at lager temperature with ale’s flavour seems to have tapped perfectly into the craft generation zeitgeist....
‘YETI’, Glacial Pale Ale – arriving June 2014.»Read More
Buy all your favourite Butcombe beers, Ashton Press Cider, glassware, clothing and gifts to be delivered to your door in our complete online brewery shop.
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For Butcombe drinkers: loads of info on our bottles, including an exhaustive list of all supermarket stockists by postcode. For those involved in wholesaling or retailing bottled ales, this is a fantastic resource with loads of information in one place on bottled ales, the market, trends and views from those involved in the industry.» www.butcombebottles.com
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We are working increasingly closely with a fantastic advocate for local business, the people doing a fine job encouraging and promoting our county, namely Visit Somerset who, with the least government assistance of any 'Visit' site, are doing great things to help put God's Country front and centre where it should be, including promoting great local companies and events! Butcombe Brewery, Thatcher's Cider, Yeo Valley, Glastonbury ... Let's be proud to buy local and support Somerset. www.visitsomerset.co.uk
Come and see new managers Laura and Dean at The Old Crown: a wonderful 17th Century coaching inn, less than 3 miles from Bath city centre in the lovely village of Kelston. A drinkers’ paradise serving great ales and food.»More info