June 7, 2020

Back at the start of April I blogged about the fact we were not sure what the immediate future looked like.  All our events which we rely on so heavily had been cancelled and we just weren't sure whether we could sustain our position given cash flow was tight and in ou...

May 18, 2020

So if you are reading this you have subscribed to our site which gives you a heads up on new stock as opposed to our normal mailer which goes out tomorrow.    

We had so much new stock arrive last week that many of you may have missed it so maybe worth a...

May 10, 2020

So lock-down phase 2 starts.  We are not sure about the mixed message of 'stay alert'.  I think its evident that people are starting to struggle with lock-down but a second peak could easily be triggered if we aren't sensible & that R rate climbs.   But you didn't come...

May 4, 2020

So this morning we have been thinking about Imperial stouts pre 9am.  Do you think we have a problem?  Maybe its just an occupational hazard. ;-)  Talking of Imperial stouts we have just uploaded a couple including a gingerbread stout and its amazing.  If you manage to...

April 27, 2020

Morning everyone.  Thanks for all your orders.  We hope lock down life is treating you well.  As we move into the warmer months expect to start to see lots of summer specials coming in and our hope is that some breweries can still produce some of the outstanding small...

April 21, 2020

A few of you have been contacting us on social media asking for a heads up on what new stock is incoming for the week especially while we are on lock down.  So for the short term I'll do my best and update you here. 

I wanted to say a thank you to all of you have...

April 13, 2020

Its been an interesting few weeks. 

Everyday life is different. People have gone mad for loo roll.  We have got used to queuing hours in line just to get into the supermarket and many of us have focused our attention on what is most important in life; family.  We at BG...

March 26, 2020

Well nothing stands still for long does it? After some calls this morning and further advice from SIBA and the government, they have informed us we can operate. Many of our brewing friends have closed & supply lines have been halted for now but we do have some stock an...

January 23, 2019

The essence of RateBeer is to give a beer a score out of 100. This score is aggregated through, in some cases, thousands and thousands of votes from RateBeer's community.   These are the top twenty as of November 2018. 

1. Toppling Goliath Kentucky Brunch Stou...

September 25, 2018

It’s easy to end up with hop-related choice paralysis when scouting for beer. New names and proliferating styles abound, so when two or more breweries appear on a badge, bottle or can, I jump at the chance to kill several birds with one stone. 

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