Brewery bits

Grizzly Grain have now got their green hopped beer in cask and bottle going out to bars and shops.
The fresh hops used this year are giving a floral aroma and good bitterness with flavours of orange, grapefruit, herbs and spice. Also package recently is a fresh batch of their Tilt Hammer Stout.

October saw BrewSocial release “Shooting Stars”, a triple hopped beauty.

The next bonus tap session at Fuggle Bunny Brew House is on Saturday 28 October from 2pm to 9pm (they also open every Friday). As well as the beer they will have music from Vicki France and food from Bakers Dozen, who will be serving up hot pork sandwiches.

Bradfield Brewery Shop is gearing up for Christmas with all sorts of merchandise in stock suitable for presents including mugs and clothing! Meanwhile on the beer front of course the run up to Christmas means just one thing – Belgian Blue! It was on the bar at our Steel City Beer & Cider Festival and is likely to be in a pub near you now! Also on the roster of seasonal beers is the Farmers Poppy Ale, which was released in time for remembrance Sunday.

Latest from Heist Brew Co. on tap and in can is “That’s Between a Man and His Haddock” which is just 3.4% ABV but packs a lot in – its as hazy as anything and single hopped with Simcoe.

October saw “Honey Bear” from Little Critters hit the bars, this was a collaboration with Grizzly Grain and is a honey porter.

“Sheffield Home of Football” is a new organisation just officially launched with charitable status that is campaigning for the city’s recognition and the creation of a football museum. There are official beers too – an IPA and a lager – that is brewed by Little Mesters Brewing, these were recently on the bar at the Gardeners Rest for a talk on the subject as part of the Heritage Open Days programme.

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