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Box Social – Newcastle, Tyne & Wear

It seems an age ago since we ran the inaugural World Cup of British Breweries on Twitter. Since then we have sampled some of the best beers from the breweries involved and one of the most avid followers of the competition was Newcastle’s Box Social who we visited last earlier in the year. I spoke to […]

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Harrogate Brewing Co. – Harrrogate, North Yorkshire

The Harrogate Brewing Co. is a small micro brewery just outside the centre of Harrogate, opened this year once a month for their taproom open days. For those that don’t know Harrogate, it’s a small, vibrant town about 30 minutes drive from York and whilst not traditionally known for it’s beer, has been becoming a […]

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First Chop Brewing Arm – Eccles, Manchester

Earlier this year, I took a trip to Chester for a weekend on the beers. On trips like this, I always kick off by searching for “breweries near [insert location about halfway to my destination]” so en-route I stopped off at First Chop Brewery in Eccles, Manchester. I must admit, as usualt I was aiming for a […]