Posted tagged ‘Butcombe Bitter’

St Austell Proper Job, Moor Revival, Cotswold Spring Old Sodbury Mild and Butcombe Bitter among awards at 2013 Great British Beer Festival

August 14, 2013

St Austell – Proper Job Moor’s RevivalCotswold Spring’s Old Sodbury Mild and Butcombe Bitter were among the winners at the 2013 Great British Beer Festival at Olympia in London.

They didn’t win the top prize of Best Beer in Britain, which went to Yorkshire brewery Elland’s 1872 Porter, but there were wins in the bottled and cask beer categories.

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The 10(ish) Westcountry beers my readers think you should try

January 11, 2011

Yesterday I posted 10 Westcountry beers I think you should try. Some of you agreed with me, some of you didn’t.

So as a way of furthering debate (and hopefully sales), here are some “crowd-sourced” suggestions from comments left on here, tweets and Facebook messages:

Much agree with these fine sips especially Proper Job. Couple I haven’t had. Try O’Hanlons Yellowhammer and Firefly Bitter– truly, madly slurpy! – Stephen Barrett via the Blog

What about some of the Red Rock Beers from Bishospteignton? Apparently excellent – @grazingkate via Twitter

Chalky’s Bite from Sharp’s – I’m a recent convert – @Growingownfood via Twitter

Beer – shocking you’ve missed Badger Brewery totally! :(@chalknewton via Twitter

No Butcombe Bitter :o #shocking – @rupturedduck via Twitter


No Bays on the list either? Their Devon Dumpling is very good & I’ll also make a girly vote for Skinner’s Hunney Bunney@missbishops va Twitter

What? No Skinner’s?! – @mcguiredavid via Twitter

Anything by Sharp’s, St Austell, Otter, Dartmoor, SummerSkills. I just love a pint of Indiana’s Bones? – Nick Ingram via Facebook


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