Posts by: Dave Pickersgill

Pub heritage book updated

A revised and updated fourth edition of Sheffield’s Real Heritage Pubs has been released. Sponsored by Abbeydale and Bradfield breweries, Beer Central...

Historic local demolished without permission

Without planning permission, the Royal Oak (Mosborough, Sheffield), was recently demolished. The owners, Bar 24 Ltd., have now applied for retrospecti...

Modern British Beer review

This copiously illustrated and extensively researched 288-page book provides a reflection as to how British beer has evolved over the last 50 years, a...

Going the extra ml

Misleading consumers is a serious matter, but that’s what I believe brewers are doing with their on pack measurements. Not that they are short changin...

Crow snatches pub of the month crown

The Crow Inn has been voted Sheffield and District CAMRA Pub of the Month for July – the first branch award of its kind for many months.

What does the future hold for pubs and breweries post pandemic?

After more than a year with minimal trade, for some pubs, the next few months could be their last hurrah. Many of us have built up savings and, over t...

Bradfield's limited-edition stout sell-out

Bradfield brewery has released and sold out a limited-edition run of 500 numbered 750 ml bottles of its new 7.5 per cent Kerry Imperial Stout.  Like m...


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