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Ale Tasting Masterclass

If you’ve always wanted to know your maize from your barley, now you can with our Ale Tasting Masterclass packages; perfect for improving your knowledge of local and world famous beers!


Rejoice discerning British beer drinker, for these are incredibly exciting times! Brewers are embracing different ingredients, experimenting and innovating to create some rather marvellous flavoursome concoctions in their mashtuns! Britain is the envy of the brewing world having birthed a wide variety of styles from porter to IPA. Immerse yourself in the history of British brewing that pre-dates the arrival of the Romans.

Add a selection of deli items, meats and cheeses to any session £5pp. Add something from the BBQ to any session £10pp

Add a selection of deli items, meats and cheeses to any session £5pp. Add something from the BBQ to any session £10pp

The consumption of beer spread through Europe from Germanic and Celtic tribes dating back to 3000 B.C. Explore how the brewing nations of Germany, Belgium and the Czech Republic compare with our own as you sample some the best of ales from all across Europe.


The History of Ale will take you on a thought provoking journey back in time to some of the most primitive styles of beers, sampling ales that were brewed before we had help from modern technology. You’ll then venture through the spice trade routes, and the geographical history of beer styles, finishing with the cutting edge modern beers that are pushing the boundaries of beer with science.

It will be a journey like no other!

Add a selection of deli items, meats and cheeses to any session £5pp. Add something from the BBQ to any session £10pp

Enjoy your Masterclass in our Ale Emporium, or if you prefer you can choose our Private Dining Room.

See the rooms


Ale Tasting Enquiry


Ale Tasting Masterclass

If you’ve always wanted to know your maize from your barley, now you can with our Ale Tasting Masterclass packages; perfect for improving your knowledge of local and world famous beers!


Rejoice discerning British beer drinker, for these are incredibly exciting times! Brewers are embracing different ingredients, experimenting and innovating to create some rather marvellous flavoursome concoctions in their mashtuns! Britain is the envy of the brewing world having birthed a wide variety of styles from porter to IPA. Immerse yourself in the history of British brewing that pre-dates the arrival of the Romans.

Add a selection of deli items, meats and cheeses to any session £5pp. Add something from the BBQ to any session £10pp

Add a selection of deli items, meats and cheeses to any session £5pp. Add something from the BBQ to any session £10pp

The consumption of beer spread through Europe from Germanic and Celtic tribes dating back to 3000 B.C. Explore how the brewing nations of Germany, Belgium and the Czech Republic compare with our own as you sample some the best of ales from all across Europe.


The History of Ale will take you on a thought provoking journey back in time to some of the most primitive styles of beers, sampling ales that were brewed before we had help from modern technology. You’ll then venture through the spice trade routes, and the geographical history of beer styles, finishing with the cutting edge modern beers that are pushing the boundaries of beer with science.

It will be a journey like no other!

Add a selection of deli items, meats and cheeses to any session £5pp. Add something from the BBQ to any session £10pp

Enjoy your Masterclass in our Ale Emporium, or if you prefer you can choose our Private Dining Room.

See the rooms


Ale Tasting Enquiry