All posts tagged: tasting

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 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/beer-chocolate-tasting-with-dea-latis-tickets-21816104556?aff=eac2 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!

Dea Latis hosts event for women MPs

Women from the beer and pub industry were celebrated in Westminster last night at a beer and food tasting held by the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group, women in beer group Dea Latis, and the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA), sponsored by Ruth Smeeth MP for Stoke-on-Trent North. Guests experienced an exclusive tutored tasting by one of the country’s first female beer sommeliers Annabel Smith, whilst Members of Parliament met with leading brewsters from across the country, industry renowned beer writers and beer sommeliers to learn about the importance of women in the beer industry. With new research from AB InBev stating that women over the age of 25 now make one in six of all beer purchases and over 3.2 million saying they drink beer once or twice a week, the event aimed to help break the misconception that beer is a man’s drink and show that there is a beer that’s right for every occasion. Beer is also low in calories and has no fat, but does contain a host of other beneficial …

Dates for your diary

Dea Latis will be holding a number of events for members and other beer-loving women over the next few months. Please make a note of these dates for your diaries and we’ll be sending further details shortly. Thursday 25th September, lunchtime:  Beer and cheese tasting, central London. Note this is the first day of Cask Ale Week. Friday 5th December, 10.00 – 12.00 am: Beer and breakfast tasting, central London.  A favourite Dea Latis event returns, on the morning after the Guild of Beer Writers’ dinner We hope to see you at one of our events. If you’d like any further information, or have suggestions for an event you’d like us to run, please contact us at dealatisuk@gmail.com  

Dea Latis hosts tasting at Norwich City of Ale

Beer and women forum Dea Latis took its popular ‘Beers with Breakfast’ tasting to Norwich City of Ale last month, hosting a female-only tasting session at the Plasterer’s Arms in the city. Guests enjoyed six breakfast foods, each matched to a different ale, with expert tuition from Beer Sommelier Annabel Smith, while Belinda Jennings of Adnams presented her City of Ale Saison, brewed especially for the festival.  All beers served with breakfast at the Plasterer’s were brewed by women, as part of the pub’s Fem.Ale event. Baked Eggs with Roast Tomatoes with Brewsters Helles 4% ABV Smoked salmon on Mandarin Salad with Adnams Saison 6.3% Sausages cooked in marmalade with Buntingford Twitchell 3.8% Bacon & herb sandwich on rye bread with Adnams Rye IPA 5.0% Beer batter pancakes and maple syrup with Oldershaw Miss Red 4.4% Chocolate Stout cake with Brentwood Smoked Porter 5.4% The event was the third Beers with Breakfast tasting from Dea Latis, who have also paired beers with cheese, chocolate and tapas. Last September the group also ran a tasting event for …

Beers with Breakfast comes to Norwich

Dea Latis and Adnams host tasting within Norwich City of Ale  Date:   Friday 23rd May Time:   10.00 – 12.00 am Venue: Plasterers’ Arms, 43 Cowgate, Norwich, NR3 1SZ Forget the tea or coffee and try beer with your bacon butty or sausage sarnie!  Ale is an amazing match to any number of breakfast foods, as you will discover at our Beers with Breakfast tasting in Norwich next month. Dea Latis – the group that encourages more women to try beer –  has hosted two Beers with Breakfast tastings in London, and now the popular event is moving out to Norwich as part of the wonderful City of Ale celebrations, running from 23 May –  2 June. The tasting is being held at the Plasterer’s Arms, known for its great food and interesting range of cask ales from Adnams and a number of local brewers. During City of Ale, the Plasterer’s is selling only cask ales brewed by women – making it the ideal venue for our tasting. Tickets cost £20, including a five-course breakfast with …

Beer and chocolate tasting: 25th March, London

Date:               Tuesday 25th March Time:              2.00 – 4.00 pm Venue:            The Clarence, 53 Whitehall, London SW1A 2HP We’re delighted to be staging our fifth annual Dea Latis Beer & Chocolate tasting. This time, we’re holding it central London and we hope many of you will be able to join us to taste two of our favourite things in life! Once again, we’ll be tasting a number of chocolates with beers specially chosen to complement them, with guidance from beer sommelier Annabel Smith and other experts. 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 £17 per person. Please visit our Eventbrite page to buy tickets: http://bit.ly/1fKLa8W If you have recently signed up to become a Dea Latis corporate member, discounted entry is available, please email lisa@lisaharlow.co.uk to put your name on the list.

Beer and chocolate… what’s not to like?!

Details are now confirmed for the Dea Latis Beer & Chocolate tasting. This is now in its third year, making it an annual tradition for anyone wanting to break two Lenten abstinences in one afternoon! We will, once again, be tasting a selection of beer and chocolate matches suggested by brewers, who will be on hand to explain their choices and answer questions.  So please join us: Date:     Tuesday 27th March  Time:    2.00 – 4.00 pm  Venue: Draft House Tower Bridge, 206-208 Tower Bridge Road, London SE1 2UP