Archive: real ale

IPA Day

Have you heard about International IPA day?  You haven’t? Well that’s just a bit disappointing.  But no matter, lets chat a bit about it and we’ll bring you up to speed. Today is officially National IPA Day, a celebration of the lovely style of beer known as the India Pale Ale!  This is a day […]

Getting Real (Ale)

I’m sure many of you have heard of cask ale, or real ale.  Or maybe you’ve heard a clever pun involving the word “firkin” (Firkin Friday!). But what is all of this about?  What is real ale? At it’s most basic, real ale is a way of carbonating and serving beer that doesn’t involve forcing […]