ABV: 6.8%, SRM: 6, IBU: 22 Pale in color but packed with flavor, Mojo reflects the perfect balance of hop bitterness and malt character.The unique Amarillo hop creates a big, grapefruit-like citrus flavor and aroma, making Mojo a very zesty IPA that’s crisp and refreshing.In the modern sense of the term, Real Ales are often most closely associated with firkins, which is both a unit of measurement, 10.8 U. gallons, as well as the designation for a particular vessel used traditionally for cask conditioning naturally fermented and carbonated beer.On Saturday, March 4, two Loveland breweries, Verboten Brewing and Grimm Brothers Brewhouse, will team up to revive The Real Ale Real Firkin Festival.They share a philosophy: a simple pub with the focus on cask beer and conversation for entertainment, with the basic premise of KIS, KIS – Keep It Small, Keep It Simple. In 2009, Hillier gave a presentation to the AGM of Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), in Eastbourne, showing the simplicity of the micropub model and encouraging other people to follow.It proved to be a catalyst with the Rat Race Ale House in Hartlepool six months later and Just Beer Micropub in Newark-on-Trent opening August 2010, soon after followed by The Conqueror Alehouse the same year.
Sure it may feel like some sort of marketing speak to promote beer in general, but historically speaking the term is defined as “beer that is brewed from traditional ingredients, matured by secondary fermentation in the container from which it is dispensed, and served without the use of extraneous carbon dioxide”.
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A micropub according to the Micropub Association is defined as follows: "A micropub is a small freehouse which listens to its customers, mainly serves cask ales, promotes conversation, shuns all forms of electronic entertainment and dabbles in traditional pub snacks".
There may be differences between the pubs; they may or may not have a bar, they might serve beer straight from the cask or through hand pumps.
This allows you to encounter many great beers of different taste and unique characteristics to enjoy – many of which may be surprisingly appealing to you.