Shameless plug for our event this Saturday 1st November please call in to see Julie & John, have a few pints, sample the Baltic Social’s fine food menu and see some great bands including the one and only SHAKEDOWN STREET. We start to serve our beer from 2pm, acoustic bands from 4pm and full on madness from about 8pm. It’s gonna be a great night!!!
Category: Real Ale
Only here for the beer??
Melwood is once again pleased to be putting on
another ‘Shakedown’ at the fabulous Baltic Social
on Saturday 1st November 2014!
We hope you can join John & Julie for more fantastic hand pulled cask ales and musical accompaniment from the Liverpool scallywags, Shakedown Street, plus some very special guests.
Food is available to purchase from the Baltic Social’s superb menu and their extensive bar will be available for all your other refreshments.
Come on down and join us; the last Shakedown was a resounding success ! We had such fun (as Miranda’s mother would say) and both our bar and the Baltic Social’s bar were sold out!!
We are planning to bring you five beers all pulled on our handpulls by Julie and Co. and a multitude of acoustic music in the afternoon moving on to full on bands into the night.
So please come and see us, sample our fine ales and indulge in a little musical madness at the Baltic Social, Parliament Street, Liverpool!
This weeks beer list:Read more
This weeks beer list:
Mrs Melwood revealed recently that Melwood had been privileged to be chosen to supply bespoke ales to the fabulous new restaurant on the Liverpool Scene – The Art School which opened this month fronted by Chef Extraordinaire Paul Askew.
We thought we would give a bit of a big up to Chef Askew, or ‘Porky Askew’ as he is affectionately called, for choosing our beer for this stunning new restaurant. In fact Paul and his wonderful Restaurant Manager, James Campbell were so ‘blown away’ by our beer that they just couldn’t choose ONE beer – they chose two to be their signature beers and they liked KNOWSLEY BLONDE so much they wanted to stock it in their amazing bar as well! We are so very flattered that they think so much of our ales and appreciate all they do to promote local producers buy buying locally whenever possible.
The two beers Paul and James chose are aptly named ‘PORKY’S PALE ALE’ and ‘THE ART SCHOOL ALE’ and are available to order with your meal at the restaurant or you can take them away in gift packs should you so wish – together with our cheeky, tasty ‘KNOWSLEY BLONDE’.
We were even more flattered that Paul was only one of two suppliers of our beer at the Liverpool Food & Drink Festival. We can think of no better endorsement than that. Here is Paul with ‘PORKY’S PALE ALE’ at the festival:
A bit about the beers:
The exquisite ‘PORKY’S PALE ALE’ 4.0 ABV is a fabulously pale ale which is flavoured with Summit hops giving robust citrus notes of orange, tangerine and grapefruit. The Summit hop has been mooted by some as the ‘ideal hop’ for the ‘ultimate’ pale ale which is what we think Porky’s Pale Ale is! and it’s Paul’s choice to bear his moniker.
Notwithstanding this, the impeccable, even paler ‘THE ART SCHOOL ALE’ 4.0 ABV is flavoured with Chinook hops which give similar grapefruit and citrus flavours to Summit but a with an added spicy hint and smell, followed by tropical fruit notes and slight tangy pine – James’ favourite and if I dare say, Mr Melwood’s too!
KNOWSLEY BLONDE: 4.3 ABV A crisp, refreshing pale ale using only Atlas hops – a hybrid of Brewers Gold and Slovenian Wild Hop – This beer has a fresh hoppy aroma with a pleasant bitter taste and is fast becoming our best selling beer. Chosen by Paul and James as worthy to grace the elegant bar of The Art School, we are VERY proud of this beer. It can be found also gracing the bars of the finest pubs in Liverpool and beyond!
DINING AT THE ART SCHOOL:
Now unfortunately we haven’t had the opportunity to dine at The Art School yet (shock, horror! Will be rectified asap) but we know a man who has! Just follow this link: http://electrokemistcuisine.weebly.com/blogs/electrokemistry-review-the-art-school-Liverpool to see friend of Melwood, Pedro Cotzier’s, mouthwatering review of The Art School. We can vouch for the real ale but Pedro will fill you in on the amazing food and service to be found here.
And you can find more information and make your reservation here at The Art School’s website.
We sincerely hope you enjoy your superb meal and the fabulous real ale.
“If The Art School Restaurant is heading for Liverpool’s first Michelin Star The Melwood Beer Company is EXTREMELY PROUD to be a very small part of that!”
Do you want beer? Here’s the list, small but perfectly formed:
Just to let you know that although we are not appearing personally at the Liverpool Food & Drink festival (Costs so high I’m afraid and it way out of our budget this year) we WILL be represented by Liverpool One Bridewell who are serving our bespoke beer ‘Jailhouse Rocks’ on cask and by the fabulous Paul Askew and The Art School Restaurant who will be serving our bespoke bottled beer, ‘Porky’s Pale Ale’ and our very own ‘Knowsley Blonde’ (again in bottles), for your delectation. Please remember them when voting online for the awards http://www.liverpoolfoodanddrinkfestival.co.uk/?page_id=166 Both restaurants do so much to promote local producers especially Liverpool producers.
Just to let you all know our new beer is available NOW: