Posts about pubs, beer and breweries in the Horsham area.
05 August 2020 by
Some pubs are open now and operating with one metre + distancing in place. It's not every pub because some cannot open under these guidelines and others are reviewing how they can open safely. Yet, after the COVID-19 lockdown, we are seeing a slow return to a degree of normality in the pub sector.
02 May 2019 by
Well, that was very successful. Not! My plan to publish a Beer of the Month post, um, every month has failed after just a few months. Obviously I have not been drinking enough beer!
05 April 2019 by
Sussex Bottle Share is a beer tasting event that was created by Rach Smith in January 2018. Yesterday, Sussex Bottle Share was held in the Malt Shovel in Horsham and I went along to see what happens.
04 March 2019 by
The North Sussex CAMRA Spring Equinox Beer Festival took place last weekend. The 2019 Festival was the sixth North Sussex CAMRA event. And my 4th. Doesn't time fly!
08 January 2019 by
I'm planning to write a Beer Of The Month post every month in 2019. Each beer will be one that has made a big impression on me in preceding weeks. This is the first of those.
16 October 2018 by
Bestens Brewery in Lower Beeding is a new brewery for the Horsham area (it was previously in Cuckfield). I was able to visit on Saturday for a taster of their beers.
16 March 2018 by
A few weeks ago, it was announced that Fuller's had taken a 100% stake in Dark Star, one of my favourite, small independent breweries. With a deal like this, it's always best to see how the two companies work together before deciding if it's good or bad. The time to judge this deal is in a year or two when the impact is clear.
27 November 2017 by
The Half Moon in Kirdford was bought in the summer by fashion model, racing car driver and TV personality, Jodie Kidd. The Grade II listed pub has been renovated with new bar and interior, new menus, an outdoor patio area, and a host of other improvements. Here's my review of the Press Lunch.
16 November 2017 by
Firebird Brewery tours take place every second Tuesday of the month. My coworking colleagues and I booked a place on this week's tour and loved it.
02 November 2017 by
There's a new brewery in Horsham! Chapeau Brewing in Redkiln Close opened their doors for a pre-launch party on 1st November. I was lucky enough to be invited to try their beers.
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