Posts Tagged ‘Craft Beer’

Pub of the Month The Fox & Goose

Anyone heading to the Fox and Goose at Cooksmill Green on the A414 between Ongar and Chelmsford will at some point have to confront a perplexing question. With so many food and beverage options on the menu, deciding what to order in the face of so much choice is bound to be taxing. The good […]

March Pub – The Hare

Our March/Easter Pub of the Month is an easy choice. We’ve picked a giant Easter Bunny, a short hop away in Roxwell … It’s The Hare.  This country pub and restaurant is managed by General Manager Craig Sunter, whose career has taken him to New England, USA to a top country inn, French hotels for […]

Chelmsford Winter Beer Festival 2016

This annual event is certainly something to look forward to, bringing much-needed cheer to beer fans in the gloom of mid-winter.  Chelmsford Winter Beer & Cider Festival 2016 gets underway at KEGS, Chelmsford from noon on 17th February and runs daily between noon and 11pm until the 20th. Brentwood Beer will be there.  Look out […]

Recipe: Sausage Cobbler & Lumberjack

This recipe was devised by The Hutton Junction’s Head Chef David White, who has created a tasty, warming Sausage Cobbler using sausages (from Oliver’s Butchers) marinated in Brentwood Brewery’s Lumberjack beer.  Whilst The Hutton Junction hopes you’ll visit the pub to enjoy David’s special dish, (it’s on the specials board, costing £10.75. when available)  they […]

February Pub – The Hutton Junction

  The Hutton Junction – Pub of the Month February 2016 With St Valentine’s and Leap Year Days approaching, thoughts will be turning to romance throughout February. Publicans of The Hutton Junction, Len and Lyn Mitchell, celebrated their Ruby Wedding Anniversary last year.  So we feel the brewery’s Pub of the Month is a particularly […]

January Pub of the Month – The Eagle

The kitchen at The Eagle in Kelvedon Hatch must be a busy place indeed as all the tempting pies, puddings and dishes on the menu are homemade on the premises by chefs Luc and Sue. “The Eagle is a traditional pub with a friendly atmosphere that serves delicious, freshly cooked, traditional food,” says Landlord of 13 […]

The 12th Day of Christmas

On the twelfth day of Christmas Brentwood Brewery gave to me a free beer tasting and today only in the brewery shop … A free flagon (empty, but you can fill it if you wish) with every case of Chockwork Orange 6.5%ABV. Tasting Notes:   A deep chocolate, malty beer brewed with oranges to give it that extra […]

The 11th Beer of Christmas

On the eleventh day of Christmas Brentwood Brewery gave to me a free beer tasting and today only in the brewery shop … A free pint glass with each case of Winter Warmer 4.7% ABV. Tasting notes:  A well-balanced, amber coloured winter ale with spicy notes creating a full flavoured beer to enjoy on cold winter days. This […]

The 10th Day of Christmas

On the tenth day of Christmas Brentwood Brewery gave to me a free beer tasting and today only in the Brewery Shop  … A free flagon (empty, but you can fill it if you wish) with every case of Hope and Glory 4.5% of ABV. Tasting Notes:   Full-bodied, red premium bitter.  A well-balanced bitter with full malt flavours and a lightness of […]

The 9th Beer of Christmas

On the ninth day of Christmas Brentwood Brewery gave to me a free beer tasting and today only in the Brewery Shop …A free pint glass with every flagon of Berry Christmas 4.4% ABV. Tasting Notes:   A warm, dark bitter made with Juniper berries to spice things up for Christmas. This special offer is available […]