A Taste of Independent Sheffield: Local legends prop up the bar

The countdown is on for this weekend’s huge A Taste of Independent Sheffield event, organised by local brewery company True North. 

We’ve already seen the full music line-up announced, as well as the news that Lord Mayor of Sheffield Magid Magid will be opening the weekend-long event. Not only will there be four Sheffield breweries present, there’ll be some tasty spirits on offer too. Check ’em out below…

True North Brew Co
True North Brew Co’s core range of popular beers have been available since 2012 are full of flavour with rotating recipes which allow the beers to remain seasonal.

Abbeydale Brewery
Starting back in 1996 Abbeydale Brewery has become fundamental to Sheffield’s brewing scene. With a core range of five cask beers, one keg and countless special releases in cask, keg and can there is always something new to try with Abbeydale. Catch them at A Taste of Independent Sheffield with the brewery’s innovative range.

Exit 33
Brewing since July 2008 Exit 33 has a reputation for quality beers with depth of flavour. All the beers are created in small batches using quality natural ingredients and served unfiltered and unpasteurised. Every decision made to enhance the flavour and quality of the beer.

Brew Foundation
Focusing on brewing perfectly balanced beers, The Brew Foundation crafts beers they love to drink. As the brewery develops its range, it’s focusing on creating the most drinkable beers on the planet. Put ’em to the test at A Taste of Independent Sheffield…

O’Hara’s Rum
O’Hara’s spiced rum is a blend of the finest three year and five year Guyanan rum along with a five year Trinidad and Tobago rum flavoured with a ground breaking fusion of cinnamon, lime, vanilla, spices and a devilish secret ingredient for an incredibly smooth drink.

Sheffield Dry Gin
Sheffield Dry Gin was the first gin to be distilled and bottled in Sheffield for over 100 years. Using traditional gin botanicals alongside fennel, cardamom and gentian root that lend the gin its dry herbaceous character. For balance, True North add a small amount of grapefruit, lemon peel, Sheffield Honey and Hendersons relish.

Sir Robin of Locksley
Artisan Gin, Sir Robin of Locksley is named after Yorkshire lad and Sheffield legend, Robin Hood. A multi-purpose gin that crosses the boundaries between a London Dry Style and an Old Tom. Full of delicate aromas and up-front juniper, Sir Robin of Locksley is perfect served with grapefruit to extend its lingering citrus finish.

A Taste of Independent Sheffield takes place on 21 – 22 September in Sheffield city centre.  

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