Posts Tagged ‘Beer Day Britain’

Beer Day Britain

The annual day to celebrate beer, Britain’s national alcoholic drink.  Why June 15th? Because it’s the date Magna Carta was sealed in 1215.  Article 35 of the charter reads: ‘Let there be throughout our kingdom a single measure for wine and a single measure for ale and a single measure for corn, namely the London quarter.’ […]

Chin-Chin Beer & Gin Festival

Brentwood Brewing Company was delighted to welcome hundreds of visitors to their Beer and Gin Festival at the brewery on Saturday (June 10). Among the many beer fans enjoying a selection of Brentwood brewed real ales was the town’s new MP, Alex Burghart, who made the festival his first official constituency visit since becoming MP […]

Cheers to Beer Day Britain

The first national day in celebration of beer is to be held on Monday 15th June – Beer Day Britain.  The date is significant because 800 years ago in 1215 the Magna Carta was sealed. Beer was so important back then, it got a mention in the famous historical document in article 35 of the charter: “Let there be throughout our […]