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Beer and chocolate tasting wows Leeds ladies

A group of women in Leeds recently joined the growing number of female beer drinkers when the Leeds Brewery Tap hosted a pre-Easter beer and chocolate tasting. The tasting was organised by Dea Latis – named after the Celtic goddess of beer – a nationwide group aiming to encourage more women to enjoy beer. They have staged beer and chocolate tastings in London before, but the event was the first to be held outside the capital. Guests tasted six different beers, each with a different chocolate designed to bring out the taste in each. Expert guidance was provided by Annabel Smith, Dea Latis founder and one of the country’s few beer sommeliers. Smith said, “Beer and chocolate are perfect partners. They are both a balance of sweetness and bitterness, so when consumed together, the tastes and textures complement each other. “Our guests at yesterday’s tasting included experienced beer lovers, occasional beer drinkers and complete novices, but everyone learned something new and, more importantly, had a great evening tasting beer with chocolate.” The matches sampled by guests …

Beer and chocolate tasting event in Leeds

Beer and chocolate – what’s not to like! The annual Dea Latis Beer & Chocolate tasting is back. And this time, we’re moving it out of London to ‘bring beer (and chocolate) to women’ in Leeds. Our beer and chocolate tasting has been a popular event for the last four years – probably because it involves tasting beer and chocolate! Guiding you through the specially selected matches will be beer sommelier Annabel Smith. Please join us for this must attend event. Tickets, including five beers with chocolate, tutored tasting and a substantial buffet, cost £17. For tickets, go to our Eventbrite page: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/4018708064#