BEER TOKEN No.001

The autumn sun shines with that golden glow that seems to only ever be present at this time of year, as the air fills with the mixed aromas of multiple street food vendors; smoke wafts past carrying a familiar scent of grilled meat, the sounds of local musicians provide a soundtrack to a weekend that […]

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Sussex, Beer, Now: Part 5 – Twelve years of seeking beer in HorshamΒ 

Belleville Rendezvous plays on the screen infront of me as I lounge on a weekend afternoon, chomping my way through a bowl of Kettle Chips and washing down the moment with a bottle of pre-buyout Wychwood Hobgoblin. Granted, it isn’t an exciting moment, it isn’t even an exciting beer, but it is an important one. […]

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REVIEW: The Anchor Tap, Horsham

I’m inclined to fall into the camp which believes that the New Wave of British Brewing (Craft Beer, if you prefer), is a tidal thing. I’m all for the notion that a second wave has brought a new batch of innovative artisanal brewers to the shores of this beer scene, afterall the popularity of the […]

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BREWERY FEATURE: Churchillin’ at Welton’s

Back at the start of Spring I was lucky enough to spend an afternoon getting to know the team at Welton’s brewery in Horsham. Now, as the Autumn is pressing in, I have found my way back, spending a few hours at the brewery with Alex Welton and Wayne Frost and joined by Clive Walker […]

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King, Barnes and Horsham’s Brewing Heritage

Look at that. One beer shop, 3 quality breweries, and another one just off the map, not bad for a small (ish) town. It’s all the product of one large brewery’s demise. The town is my hometown of Horsham, West Sussex and the large brewery is the former King & Barnes. King & Barnes were […]

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