Beer of the Year 2016

2016 has been a funny year in many ways – lots of disruption and change with the world being shaken up in many different ways. But we like to focus on beer here at Beer52 and craft beer all across the globe has continued to flourish. Some craft breweries have continued to grow exponentially, whilst young breweries continue to push boundaries and experiment – the industry as we know it changes everyday. Isn’t that part of the reason we love it? In terms of our part in that industry, our community of beer lovers has grown to 15,000 and we…

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Beer of the Month – December 2016

What a great month December has been, sending out some awesome beers before Santa came for our members to enjoy over the festive period. Our 12 Beers of Christmas were lapped up by members, celebrating some crackers from the past 12 months. Hope you’ve enjoyed 🙂 This month for Ferment we had a very Beery Christmas. Brewing in the arctic circle, trying to predict the future with Mark Dredge, making Xmas cocktails and exploring wrestling and beer – as well as some incredible articles from our contributors. You can also check out Ferment’s new website here. So, it’s time to name our beer of…

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Top 10 Stocking Fillers for Craft Beer Lovers

Christmas is coming – turkey is ordered, presents are wrapped, the tinsel sags from the mantle piece and you still can’t believe it’s dark at 3:30pm. Everything is serene and perfect as it should be. But then, it hits you – you’ve forgotten to get that craft beer daft second cousin a present. You know, the one with the beard that’s always going on about yeast. Luckily for you, along with our friends at Gift Universe we’ve got you covered. Click and of the pictures to head to the site and use discount code BEER524U for 12% OFF. MAGNETIC BOTTLE OPENER – £7.99 The…

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Beer of the Month – November 2016

What a great month November has been, sending out some awesome beers from the colliding worlds of Beer & Art for our members to enjoy. Also we’ve tried to make things a little more interactive online with our collaborations with Shazam, Spotify and Island Records. Hope you’ve enjoyed 🙂 This month for Ferment we explored Beer & Art in all it’s manifestations. Meeting with Logan Plant of Beavertown, Nick West – can collector extraordinaire, Francis Rossi of Status Quo and rising star JP Cooper –  as well as some incredible articles form our contributors. You can also check out Ferment’s new website…

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Five Reasons Everyone Should Join A Beer Club This Christmas

Whether for you or as a gift, becoming a member of craft beer delivery service Beer52 will help you to discover new beers, fresh to your door. 1) Uncover small batch, exclusive beers   Enjoy Belgian, Californian and Danish beers that aren’t available in the supermarkets and get a chance to taste exclusive brews from the likes of Beavertown, Mikkeller, Brewdog and Oskar Blues.   2) Become a beer bore   Learn all about what you’re drinking from the world’s top beer writers with the 100-pages of beery goodness that comes in every box, in the form of Ferment magazine. …

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Great Pints & Pubs In Londons West End

Following on from Heather Jeffreys article on pub theatre in this months Ferment, we thought we’d compile a list of great pubs in Londons West End. Perfect for a pre or post theatre pint or even just a great pub crawl round on of the cities liveliest areas. Punch & Judy, 40 Henrietta Street A few minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station, this world famous pub landmark is a great start. A balcony from which you can watch all the street performers whilst sipping a traditional bottle of British ale or munching on a tasty pie. Nearby Theatres – Theatre…

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Top 8 Beer Movies

Cinema is awash with beer. It’s played a central role in some of cinemas most iconic moments. Here is a list of 8 of our favourite films where beer takes centre stage… Smokey & The Bandit (1977) What do you need to get 900 cases of illegal Coors Light across four states? Burt Reynolds moustache, a 1977 Trans Am and a smokin’ hot Sally Fields. Watching this movie today, it’s more than a little over the top but it’s lasting entertainment value has earned it a place on this list. Beerfest (2006) In this Broken Lizard comedy, brothers Jan and…

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Exclusive Island Records & Beer52 Playlist

This month we’ve teamed up with or mates at Island Records to bring you some really cool innovations and smash together the worlds of beer and art. With their expert help we’ve curated a Spotify playlist which holds the musical essence of the beers in your box this month. Click here or on any of the song choices in this article to be transported to the playlist and get lost in the music while you enjoy your beers. Island Records – Session IPA = JP Cooper – Five More Days A laid back session beer punctuated by bursts of colourful…

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