Friday, September 19, 2008

Beer Hero of the Week

As I bimbled about on the internet on Monday, I came across the Wadworth Brewery in Wiltshire.

I was immediately drawn to the tab on the menu bar for "Shire Horses".

Being something of a fan of doing things in the traditional manner, and keeping alive old fashioned things I have to admit a liking for the idea of beer being delivered on a dray pulled by a team of Clydesdale horses, although I guess in England Shires would have to do!

Thus I wondered which other breweries regularly delivered their beer to pubs using a horse and dray, as well as employing horsemen. I came across just the one other, feel free to correct me if I wrong here.

So my Beer Heroes of the Week are:

Wadworth Brewery and Hook Norton Brewery.


  1. I have to put you right BUT Wadworth are the only people who deliver beer using shires on a regular basis. ie daily.

    Brian Yorston
    Head Brewer Wadworth

  2. Hey there Brian - thanks for the correction. I will be in the UK in a few weeks, and have found a pub close to my brother's place in Bicester selling Wadworth beers, much looking forward to trying them.


Happy to Schill

September 4th. The first time in the course of the whole pandemic thing that I went to the pub without a reservation, and to meet someone fo...