Acorn Brewery

Seasonal beer for November are Ella IPA, a 5% ABV Australian hopped IPA displaying floral and subtle spice notes along with Thunderstruck Black IPA at 5.7%, this is named after the classic AC/DC song, smooth malt base, packing a powerful aroma from the dry hopping with American Simcoe hops.

Ella Thunderstruck

We’ve won an another award! Our Barnsley Bitter was voted Champion standard bitter at the SIBA Yorkshire and North East regional beer competition. Judged by our peers this award comes on the back of a successful Export order which sees Barnsley Bitter heading over to Italy.

Acorn's assistant brewer Bruce Woodcock receives the gold award for Barnsley Bitter from SIBA chairman Guy Sheppard.

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Andy Cullen

About Andy Cullen

Andy has been actively involved in CAMRA since the early 2000s after being recruited to sit on a National Younger Members Task Group. Since then he has held roles on the branch committee including Secretary, Membership Secretary, Magazine Editor, Chair and now Social Secretary. Andy has also been involved with the Steel City Beer & Cider Festival almost every year since becoming active in the branch.

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