We've put together a number of beer related links that we thought you'd appreciate.
http://www.breweryhistory.com/ - The web site of the Brewery History Society for anyone with an interest in the history of breweries in the British Isles.
www.metrealbeernews.co.uk - see Malcolm Toft's new site for ale news in Bradford, Airedale and Wharfedale and for Yorkshire and Bradford brewery history in particular.
http://zythophile.wordpress.com - Full of interest to the beer lover, entertaining yet critical and reliable.
BEER TRAVELS:www.podgebeer.co.uk - for all beers Belgian, and a bit further too! Fancy a trip to Belgium guided by one who knows his beer...then this is the site to visit.
www.beertoursuk.com - fancy touring round some interesting British breweries?...then visit this site to get your tour programme arranged.
http://www.whitebeertravels.co.uk/ - A beer traveller's paradise; not just for the late John White's own beer travels but also for the wealth of links to other interesting beer sites.
http://www.europeanbeerguide.net - If you can't find a book about beer in distant places then you will find this treasure trove of information, facts and even opinions(weighty) about beer, breweries and drinking spots in the farthest corners of Europe.
http://www.amis-biere.org - the website of Les Amis de la Biere, the friends of beer in France. One group covering various aspects - new breweries, home brewing, beer festivals, collectors, new beers, brewery histories etc.
PUBS & PUB HISTORY: ..particularly pubs on railway stations..
www.pubhistorysociety.co.uk - The site for anyone interested in the history of British pubs run by the Pub History Society.
www.the-kings-head-huddersfield.co.uk - if you're in or about to visit the great West Riding town of Huddersfield (NOT Kirklees please), then you must call in at this pub for a pint or two from their range of well chosen, well kept real ales; the landlord's a good lad too! You'll find it conveniently situated on Huddersfield station (left-hand side coming out of the station onto St Georges Square) - just time for a swift one before you board your train.
www.jubileerefreshmentrooms.co.uk Do visit this enterprising railway station pub/cafe on Sowerby Bridge station on the Caldervale line between Halifax or Huddersfield and Manchester. Opens at midday for a good range of real ales and much earlier for breakfast. Good for railway and breweriana enthusiasts!
www.aswiftone.com - News and views of the beer scene in Huddersfield; pubs, breweries and beer from Huddersfield and district and around the West Riding, even a bit further, sometimes.
www.pubstops.co.uk - The range of the Pub Stops range of popular posters in the 'tube map' style. There are other 'tube' maps shown which aren't included in the Beer-Inn Print range, and framed posters are available too.
www.markettowntaverns.co.uk - the web site forthe small quality pub group of the same name operating mainly in the West Riding of Yorkshire (though a few have strayed into the North Riding). Visit the pubs for their excellent range of real ales, continental lagers, food and general ambience ...and see some of the Beer-Inn Print posters displayed to best advantage!
BEER SCOOPERS etc:
www.quaffale.org.uk - an up to date directory of all the current British brewers of real ales.
www.beermad.org.uk - full details of all real ales brewed in Britain since 1976, plus a huge bank of links to beer related web sites.
www.aletalk.co.uk - a wide ranging site for the beer lover and pub explorer full of topical information.
www.craftbrewing.org.uk - the web site of the Craft Brewing Association - the British association for the keen home brewer and craft brewers. Useful information on brewing, supplies local groups. Join!!
www.northerncraftbrewers.co.uk - live between the Humber and the Mersey and interested in home brewing? then visit the Northern Craft Brewers site.Regular meetings of enthusiasts in Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cheshire etc.
BREWERIANA & COLLECTING:
www.breweriana.co.uk - If you are particularly interested in breweriana then go to Beery Bits & Bobs' site where you'll find small beer (and whisky) related collectables for both the specialist and casual collector, such as Enamelled Metal Pin Badges for breweries and whiskies. In addition there is a large range of t-shirts for breweries and humourous slogans (& silly hats!).
www.calvert-beermats.com Go to the late Ian Calvert's dedicated web-site for a fascinating insight into the beer mat (or coasters, sous bock, bier deckel) side of breweriana collecting.
www.thepewterscribe.com - if you'd like a memorable tankard or goblet to quaff your ale from or a nifty piece of engraving then visit the Pewter scribe site of M & L Engraving, my colleague at many CAMRA beer festivals.
OTHER WORTHY SITES:
www.thewineadventure.co.uk - this specialist events company hosts corporate wine enlightenment and entertainment activities including boutique beer tastings - see more at www.thewineadventure.co.uk/beer-tasting
Campaign for Real Ale - campaigning locally and nationally for cask ale, good pubs, pub preservation and choice not forgetting traditional cider and perry.