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Seven Beers for Seven Breakfasts

Dea Latis, the women and beer group held its second Beers with Breakfasts event last week in a seven-beer hair-of-the-dog morning session at the Somers Town Coffee House in London.

The female gathering of journalists, bloggers, brewers and marketeers assembled to test their taste buds alongside the delicious breakfast menu at the Yummy Pub Co owned pub in...

Dea Latis Beer & Breakfast Matching

Women in beer group Dea Latis held a beer and breakfast matching event at the Parcel Yard, Kings Cross, London, on Friday, December 7, with guests voting on matches selected by Kathy Britton of Oldershaw Brewery. For more information see dealatis.org.uk and follow @dealatis on Twitter. Video editing by Beth Porter.

If you'd like to help us in our mission to bring beer to women, please contact Annabel...

What is cask ale?

What is cask ale - It is known popularly as "real ale" thanks to more than a quarter-century of feverish and dedicated activity by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA). But a brewer and a connoisseur will prefer the term "cask-conditioned beer", for it best expresses the unique character of Britain's great contribution to the world of fermented...

Cask Marque awareness grows

In a recent NOP Survey, 57% of cask ale drinkers recognised the Cask Marque plaque and 62% related the sign to beer quality.

Interestingly, awareness is higher; 67% in the 21 to 35yr old category, which must in some part be due to the CaskFinder app, which is used over 60,000 times per month to find Cask Marque Pubs. The...

How to host your own beer festival – health and safety advice

Preparation is always key to the success of any event in respect of health and safety. The level of detail in your planning should be proportionate to the scale of the event and the degree of risk. Here Martin Wallsworth, Group Health and Safety Manager of Charles Wells, offers some points to consider when running a beer festival.

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What is Project Venus?

Project Venus was conceived by Grantham brewer, Sara Barton from Brewster’s Brewery in 2011.  Sara had come across The Pink Boots Society, a US group promoting women in brewing, and so decided to start a group called Project Venus in the UK.  A call to arms was made to all female brewers (brewsters) to collaborate on a brew,...

What is Dea Latis?

Named after the Celtic goddess of beer and water, Dea Latis is a group of brewers, beer tasters, publicans, writers and marketeers, united by theri passion for beer and a belief that it’s far too good to be enjoyed only by men.

Beer was, according to myth, a gift from a goddess to womenkind. Brewing was traditionally women’s work; in the...

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1. Barnsley Bitter from Acorn Brewery 1. Jaipur from Thornbridge Brewery
2. Fortyniner from Ringwood 2. Yakima IPA from Great Heck Brewery
3. Londinium from Roosters 3. ESB from Fullers
4. Oracle from Salopian 4. WPA from Wentworth Brewery