… by CKA Group through its Cayman Island subsidiary CK Bidco. They see the brewer as a good buy because they expect pubs to remain an important part of British culture. Good to see that someone has some confidence in our poor confused country, but it does seem that everything is owned by the Chinese, Japanese, Dutch or the bloody Americans! Just read in ‘What’s Brewing’ that Molson Coors has bought out London brewer ‘Hop Stuff’ – I sense a feeding frenzy going on – Jaws 5 (Global Brewers sighted off Lands End)
Backyard Brewery – ‘State of Flux’ with the Dragon hop has been flying out to great acclaim but their other beers have been widely acknowledged to be drinking very well. Sales at the ‘Fountain’ have seen an all-
Dates for your Diary
Bridgnorth Beer Festival, 5th-
Cannock Beer Festival, 19th– 21st Sept: Prince of Wales Theatre. 63 ales, 20 cider& perries.
Walsall CAMRA AGM, ‘Lyndon House’, 7th Oct: 7.30pm
Metro Café Beerfest, 3rd -
Nottingham Beer Fest, 9th – 12th Oct: Motorpoint Arena, Bolero Square. (1000 casks)
Dudley Winter Ales Fayre : 28th – 30th Nov: Dudley Town Hall. 70+ ales, Key-
And finally: Marriage is like a pack of cards – at the start all you need is two hearts and a diamond. At the end however; you wish you had a club and a spade!
Autumn Newsletter 2019 continued
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