All posts tagged: beer

Dea Latis Beer & Chocolate tasting

Date:               Tuesday 22nd March 2016 Time:              6.30 – 8.30 Venue:            The Clarence, 53 Whitehall, London SW1A 2HP Break any Lenten chocolate-fasting early and join us for a pre-Easter Beer & Chocolate tasting that will be both enjoyable and educational. We’ll be tasting a selection of delicious chocolates, each matched with an equally delicious beer. Expect the unexpected as we reach beyond the classic ‘dark chocolate with porter’ combination (excellent though that is!). Leading us through the beer and choc matches will be Beer Sommelier Jane Peyton. So whether you’re a lover of beer, or chocolate, or both, please join us for this enjoyable and informative event. Tickets, including beers, chocolates, expert talks and tea/coffee, cost £18.50 per person. To buy tickets, visit our Eventbrite page If you’re a journalist, please click on ‘press tickets’. Hope you will be able to join us for this tasting of two of our favourite things in life!

Creating gluten freedom in our pubs

The drinks editor for The Publican’s Morning Advertiser – Jessica Mason – asks pubs to consider selling gluten-free beer to meet the rising demand of food intolerance. She suggests that no-one ever asks for an allergy but they do just keep side-stepping the offending food/drink products and those that sell them…. Creating gluten freedom in our pubs By Jessica Mason, 29-Jan-2016 Gluten-free beer used to be a bit of a contradiction and had a fairly poor reputation too.

Celebrate International Women’s Day with a beer

Stewart Brewing, based in Edinburgh, are holding a ‘Women in Brewing’ event to celebrate International Women’s Day on 8th March. It will be an evening of talks, networking, celebration and, of course, beer. With guest speakers from Brewdog, Beer52, Lerwick Brewery and Heriot Watt Institute of Brewing and Distilling, and opportunities to network with colleagues from the brewing industry, it promises to be a great event. Tickets to the event are free, but you need to register at

Dea Latis Beer & Breakfast tasting returns

Beer and women forum Dea Latis ran its popular ‘Beers with Breakfast’ tasting for the fifth year, this time at the new Drake & Morgan venue at Kings Cross. Around 30 guests, including brewsters, marketeers, trainers and journalists enjoyed a five course breakfast, with each dish matched to a different beer. Expert tuition was provided by Beer Sommelier Annabel Smith as well as Jenn Merrick, head brewer at Beavertown Brewery and newly-crowned Brewer of the Year 2015;  Genevieve Upton, Brewster at Marston’s and Emma Harris of Freedom Brewery. The beer and breakfast matches were: Yoghurt Granola with poached seasonal fruit and brioche With Lemon Phantom, Beavertown Brewery Avocado on rye bread with hummus, lemon + chilli With Schiehallion Craft Lager, Harvioustoun Brewery Eggs Florentine With Liberty Pilsner, Freedom Brewery Smoked salmon with cream cheese on sourdough With Gentleman’s Wit Witbier, Camden Brewery Buttermilk pancakes with bacon + maple syrup With Shipyard American IPA, Marston’s The event was the fifth pre-Christmas Beers with Breakfast tasting from Dea Latis, who have also paired beers with cheese, chocolate …

Dea Latis Beer & Breakfast: Friday 4th December

The ever-popular Dea Latis Beer and Breakfast tasting returns, taking place once again on the morning after the Guild of Beer Writers annual dinner and awards. Join us on Friday 4th December from 9.30 – 11.30 at Drake & Morgan, Kings Cross – the recently-opened ninth site for the award-winning bar and restaurant group. We’ll be serving a selection of their delicious breakfast dishes, each matched with a different beer by a brewer or other beer expert. Tickets for the five-course breakfast served with matching beers, tea, coffee and of course networking with other beer-loving women cost £25.  Complimentary places available for press guests, please tick the ‘free ticket’ box.   All tickets available on Eventbrite  

“Don’t patronise a woman and assume she wants to drink wine”: ‘Independent’ interview with Jane Peyton

Beer Sommelier, beer historian and Dea Latis supporter Jane Peyton is interviewed by the Independent and talks about why beer makes people happy, why more women don’t drink beer – it’s the pint glasses, mainly – and Jane Austen’s spruce beer. Read it HERE