We are delighted to announce that Sheffield has beaten off competition from a number of real ale cities to be chosen as the location of CAMRA’s national Members’ Weekend and AGM for 2021. As if that wasn’t enough of an honour, 2021 is a very significant year as it also marks the 50th anniversary of … Continue reading CAMRA Members’ Weekend & AGM 2021
A recent addition to the Sheffield brewing scene, the brewery of Saint Mars of the Desert (SMOD) is perhaps unique as we believe it is the only Yorkshire brewery to possess a coolship. Based at 90 Stevenson Road, Attercliffe, SMOD commenced brewing in late 2018. The equipment was mostly supplied by Sheffield-based Moeschle (UK) Ltd. … Continue reading Koelschip spotted in Sheffield!
Sheffield Beer Week has a number of great local breweries involved in its fifth year such as Neepsend Brew Co, Kelham Island Brewery, Thornbridge and Abbeydale and also national and international breweries including Wander Beyond, Wild Card Brewery, Burning Sky, Moor, Orbit and Mikkeller. Brand new Sheffield brewery, Saint Mars of the Desert, will also … Continue reading Sheffield Beer Week only a week away
Our branch AGM takes place at Shakespeares on Tuesday 2 April at 8pm and one of the main items on the agenda is electing the committee that runs the branch for the year ahead. A number of long-standing members are unfortunately having to scale down their involvement, but this means we have some great opportunities … Continue reading Fancy joining the committee?
Update (14/3/19): for those taking part, our preferred method is to use the track.beer/survey website. However, those wishing to use a paper form can download this here: Beer Census form (Word version) or Beer Census form (PDF version). As mentioned in last month’s Beer Matters, Saturday 30 March will see the return of the Sheffield … Continue reading Sheffield Beer Census 2019
2019 sees Sheffield Beer Week celebrate its fifth year as a city-wide beer festival and umbrella beer focused event occurring in multiple venues, launching from Monday 11 March. It is with great excitement that the first few breweries have been announced for 2019 #SheffBeerWeek events. Follow updates as they are released via our Twitter. Not … Continue reading Sheffield Beer Week 2019
It’s springtime again, time for us to get our walking boots on and go for some drinks further afield. Sheffield has many great pubs and green spaces within its boundaries, but looking further afield there are many villages in the easily reached surrounding countryside which have great pubs in them too – all worth visiting. … Continue reading Join us again for a RambAle in 2019
At the end of January, we received the fabulous news that Beer Matters has been entered into the national CAMRA Magazine of the Year competition. Every year, Regional Directors choose the best magazines from their area to go forward to the national contest and this year we have been chosen by the Regional Director for … Continue reading Beer Matters up for national award
As part of Sheffield Beer Week 2019, our branch’s Pub Heritage Officer will be leading a walk around Kelham Island and Neepsend on Tuesday 12 March. The tour starts at 2pm at the Millowners Arms at the Kelham Island Industrial Museum, a gallery celebrating Sheffield’s brewing heritage, complete with its own traditional bar. After a … Continue reading Pub and Industrial Heritage Walk
Saturday 30 March will see the return of the Sheffield Beer Census after a break in 2018. For those who haven’t taken part in the census before, Sheffield & District CAMRA organises this city-wide survey to try and get an idea of the full range of real ales and ciders available around the Steel City … Continue reading Sheffield Beer Census