December 2017

Fantastic Year for BarleyHops

What a fantastic year for BarleyHops.
We’ve held 5 gin tasting nights, 2 cocktail nights, 2 beer tasting nights, arranged coach trips to Leek (2), Derby, Manchester, and a few days away to Belfast.
There was ladies days out and a few local business shopping nights to help support the smaller businesses.
We have had over 200 different beers on cask and keg. We are currently holding 60 different gins behind the bar including the new Castle gin from Mow Cop
We celebrated our 4th Birthday in November with Marshal who has played for us several times throughout the year with his unique style
A large collection of gifts were donated to the Church for Christmas and Throughout all this we have raised several hundred pounds for the 2 charities- Congleton Town Football club and Motor Neurones Disease.

We could not have done all this without your superb support – so on behalf of the team at BarleyHops we would like to say a massive thank you and have a fantastic New Year.
2018 here we come. 😁😁

Gin Tasting No 2

28th December Gin Tasting at BarleyHops!

A selection of 6 Gins!

1st Gin; El;gin
2nd Gin; Friday Chic Gin
3rd Gin; Tinker Strawberry
4th Gin; Sovereign No.2 Apple & Blackberry
5th Gin; KoKoRo Gin
6th Gin; Kongsgaard

With a perfect serving designed by US! πŸ’‹

There was 4 definite favourites in these 6 with them being : El:gin, KoKoRo, Tinker and Sovereign No 2.

We have a few singles left of El:Gin, KoKoRo, Friday Chic and Kongsgaard if you fancy a try yourselves.

This weekends draught and some ….

Coming up, no order planned really πŸ€“πŸ€“

Happy Boxing Day

Good morning all. We hope you all had a fantastic time yesterday. Did Santa bring you what you wanted or more to the point were you good enough for Santa to even visit… πŸ€ΆπŸŽ…πŸ˜‰

Just wanted to let you know that we will be open from 2pm to 7pm today.


Castle Gin now availa ble

A limited number of Mow Cops own Castle Gin is now available at BarleyHops πŸ˜€

#congleton #cheshire #castlegin

Christmas Opening Hours

Superb Gin Tasting

Last night saw the first of the two Gin Tastings this month. 6 gins from across the world including Citadell from France and Griffo from the USA.

The others were all home-produced, from South Devon – Salcombe, from Chester – Grins, from Litchfield – Fifth Spire and finally Copeland spiced Apple and Blackcurrant.

Don’t think there was one gin that was not liked but the three that stood out the most were Salcombe, Grins and Fifth Spire.

Definitively will look forward to these being available in the shop soon.

#Gintasting #Gin #congleton #cheshire @fifthspiregin @grinsgin @citadellgin @copelandgin @salcombegin

Castle Gin from Mow Cop

Friday saw the release of the first few bottles of Castle Gin, of which we have the pleasure of being able to stock, a limited number though at the minute. As soon as it was announced that we were to be the stockists for this area we have been inundated with requests so we have a reserve list for the next delivery.

The first few bottles have now left us with a 2nd delivery due today. The reserve list is starting to reduce. Are you on this list if so we could be contacting you very soon πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

#gin #cheshire #congleton #castlegin #mowcopsown

Christmas Beers

Well there is only 1 week left before we can all sit down and enjoy the delights of the Christmas meal, friends and family. To help with the joys we have available some of the best British and Belgium Christmas Beers. So treat yourself to one whilst watching the great British Christmas TV πŸ˜‰

#christmasbeer #christmaspresents #christmascheer #congleton

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