Out and about for Beer Week

Lots of beery venues across Sheffield put on special events over the first week or so in March! Here are some photos of various Sheffield CAMRA committee members attending events!

Paul and Bev at St Mars of the Desert’s tap room – beer week sees the tap room commence their programme of weekend openings following a winter hibernation!
Dave Pickersgill was signing copies of the Sheffield Heritage Pub book at Indie beer Feast’s Hop Hideout bar. This event is a craft beer festival held at the beginning of beer week at Trafalgar Warehouse in Sheffield City Centre. Many of the bars at this festival are hosted by breweries.
Paul and Bev at the Riverside Bar where there were two tap takeovers taking place – Black Iris on cask and Brew York on keg, whilst the kitchen was celebrating national pie week!
The Kelham Island Tavern showcased a number of Blue Bee special editions which were twists on their regular beers. This included a Charred Oak edtition of Stanage Stout, Chocolate edition of their Dark Mild, New Zealand hopped version of their Amercian Five Hop and a triple hopped pale ale featuring Citra, Simcoe and Nectaron hops.
Shakespeares hosted a number of events with various tap takeovers, including Liquid Light brewery.
On the Wednesday of Sheffield Beer Week we presented our March Pub of the Month award to the Oxbow micropub in Woodhouse Mill. Also on the night was a pub quiz and a couple of pop up food traders outside with pizza and doughnuts available to order! For beer week the Oxbow ran a couple of tap takeovers featuring beers from Lords Brewing of Huddersfield and Neon Raptor of Nottingham.
Towards the end of Sheffield beer week, just on the border, was the Rotherham Real Ale & Music festival at Magna. This annual charity fundraiser featured 150+ cask ales, cider, gin, wine, food, cinema and a busy programme of live music. Among the team of volunteers behind the bar on Friday night was Beer Matters editor Andy Cullen.
The Dog & Partridge organised a dark beer showcase for the duration of Sheffield Beer Week then additionally hosted an Abbeydale meet the brewer on Friday evening.

If you want to read more about Sheffield Beer Week and look back at the list of events taking place, you can visit the beer week page here.

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