WINNERS of Chester Beer Awards 2017

The top of the hops in the Chester beer scene were given recognition this Saturday in the second annual Chester Beer Awards. Beer aficionados packed out Kash Tap Rooms on Brook Street to witness who would win the coveted awards in seven categories, nominated by the local patrons of Chester pubs, bars and breweries and... Continue Reading →

Chester Beer Awards 2017 Nominees

Brace yourselves, Chester Beer Folk. Here are the nominees for the Chester Beer Awards 2017. Everyone nominated is a winner of sorts as they have been named as the most loved in our fair city, however in the end, as you and the Highlader knows, there can be only one.   Nominees for Best Pub... Continue Reading →

Christmas Beer Tasting

Yesterday we went in with the big guns yesterday and brought to the beer loving folk seven of our favourite Christmas beers. It was all “ho, ho, ho” and not a single “bah humbug” was in sight when over 20 tasters went through not only some pretty sublime beer, but also home made mince pies, piggies... Continue Reading →

Chester pubs Christmas Opening hours 2016

Season’s greetings everyone! The holidays just wouldn’t be the same without raising a glass (or two) with your nearest and dearest, and this is why we have collected Christmas opening times for pubs in this post, which will be updated as and when we get more information. Artichoke Christmas Day: Closed Boxing Day: Closed New... Continue Reading →

Voting is now open!

Nominations for Chester Beer Awards 2017 are now OPEN. If it ain't in, it can't win. The beer awards celebrate the best in all things ale in Chester. Only by nominating your favourite you make sure they have a chance in securing victory! So your vote really counts! NOMINATE HERE.   

Beer tasting battle: UK vs US

May we present: The battle for the craft beer crown, UK VS US at Chester Beer & Wine last night: ROUND 1: LAGERS US: Green flash: Sea to sea – 4% California based brewery. Unclarified beer, has a light body with subtle sweet German malt and fruity hop flavours, notable German lager yeast, and a... Continue Reading →

Chester Beer Awards 2017

Listen up, Chester Folk! The time has come to announce the second annual beer awards event which celebrate the best beer in our fair city!   Chester is a great city for beer lovers: we have breweries within our city walls, we have uncountable pubs and bars where real ale and craft beer are king, we... Continue Reading →

Pub Review: The Corner House

Hear ye, hear ye! Chester has a new watering hole! And this one comes from the talented team behind the Cellar Bar on City Road. Corner House at the top end of City Road has been known by many names before, most recently the Compass and The Hangman. I always thought there was so much... Continue Reading →

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