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Lacons in Beer News April 20, 2017 Pale Ale Facebook Competition

Pale Ale Facebook Competition

Terms and conditions Opening Date: Friday 21st April 2017 Closing Date: Thursday 27th April 2017 Entry Details: To enter our competition to win a case of Pale Ale, you will need to like our Facebook Page and share the post. This competition is open to residents of the UK, excluding Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Republic of […]

Lacons in Beer News April 5, 2017 Four reasons why you should try real ale

Four reasons why you should try real ale

Real ale is something that brewers and beer drinkers are very passionate about. Not only is it absolutely delicious and incredibly high quality, but real ale represents the hard work and traditional values of the British people. So what makes real ale so special? Here’s four reasons why we think you should give it a […]

Lacons in Awards & Accolades April 4, 2017 It’s awards season for Lacons

It’s awards season for Lacons

After our success at the International Brewing Awards in early March, we were invited to attend the Norfolk CAMRA Beer Awards Presentation Evening held at Epic Studios. We were absolutely delighted to have won a Gold award for Affinity and a Bronze award for Patriot in the Golden Ale Category, 2nd place for Audit in the Barley Wine […]

Lacons in Beer News April 3, 2017 Behind Lacons and it’s captivating history

Behind Lacons and it’s captivating history

Known as ‘The Great Yarmouth Brewer,’ we are incredibly proud of our heritage and love to keep true to our roots in the Norfolk seaside town. We’ve come a long way since reviving the Lacons name in 2013, but we’re committed to preserving our legacy, which isn’t only important to us but also for the […]

Lacons in Beer News March 24, 2017 Meet the Lacons team – Mick Carver

Meet the Lacons team – Mick Carver

  Name: Mick Carver Job Title: Managing Director Years in the Industry: 24 years What inspired you to resurrect Lacons Brewery For some reason I’ve always felt an affinity towards Lacons, I used to collect kegs of Stella from the Whitbread depot in Great Yarmouth, the former Lacons brewery which has sadly since been pulled […]

Lacons in Awards & Accolades March 14, 2017 Encore & Old Nogg winners of International Brewery Awards

Encore & Old Nogg winners of International Brewery Awards

We’re delighted to announce that our flagship amber ale, Encore 3.8% and the newest addition to our heritage range, Old Nogg 6.0% have been medal winners in this year’s International Brewing Awards, since 1886. Dubbed as ‘the Oscars of the brewing industry,’ the International Brewing Awards 2017 recognises a beer by fellow brewers which is […]

Lacons in Beer News March 9, 2017 Steak and Ale Pie Recipe

Steak and Ale Pie Recipe

Pie and ale, the perfect mix don’t you think? To celebrate National Pie Week, we’ve been busy coming up with a delicious steak and ale pie recipe which uses our Lacons Affinity ale. Give it a go! Ingredients 1/2 table spoon olive oil 2 table spoons of white flour 4 beef stock cubes 300g puff […]

Lacons in Beer News March 6, 2017 Feast Magazine | The Future of CAMRA

Feast Magazine | The Future of CAMRA

We’re in the middle of some interesting times in the beer industry and with CAMRA’s Annual General Meeting just around the corner, there’s certainly a lot to talk about this year with their ‘Revitalisation Project.’ In this month’s Feast magazine, we discuss what the future might hold for CAMRA and for craft keg beer. CAMRA […]