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Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget

Wartime Beer StoriesSoldiers with Bass crate “Christmas on the Rhine” (Ref no: 86.2652.00)“Beer is the innocent pleasure of many millions, especially among those who bear the brunt today”Quintin HoggHere’s a small selection of wartime beer stories from the breweries,...
Remember Remember

Remember Remember

Remember, remember its the the 5th of November. Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee Beacon Fire This huge beacon of casks and timber on the Mount was built for Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee in 1915.  Find more memories in the archives...
Ideal Gifts for Christmas

Ideal Gifts for Christmas

Only 2 months to Christmas so now is the time to order some of these beer coasters, featuring a choice of over 250 historic beer labels. Ideal gift for the beer lovers in your life and all proceeds go to the #nationalbreweryheritagetrust. Order here:...
It’s Harvest Time

It’s Harvest Time

It’s harvest, time to bring in the barley. Malted barley gives beer its colour, malty sweet flavour, dextrin to give the beer body, protein to form a good head, and perhaps most important, the natural sugars needed for fermentation.   Find out more:...
Great new web site on H & G Simonds

Great new web site on H & G Simonds

If you’re interested in old Brewing Companies then there is a great new web site for you. It has been set up to encourage further research, archiving and accessibility to the history of the H&G Simonds Ltd Brewery of Reading, its business at home and abroad,...
Celebrations?

Celebrations?

GCSE results day – hopefully a cause for celebration for many. Here are a few celebration ales that have been brewed over the years. Find more special brews and labels in the National Brewery Centre Archives at http://nbcarchives.co.uk...