The amazing tennis skills of local girl Elli Share see her take the next step on the long hard road to becoming a top player we may one day see at Wimbledon. From the age of 5, Elli has shown not only huge talent, but also the total dedication that is part and parcel of [...]
The Unicorn has a new sanctuary for smokers and their companions At last! A celebration for the smokers amongst us! On Thursday 14th June 2007, at their Unicorn Pub in Wollaston, Stourbridge, Batham’s Brewery held the Grand Opening of its first Garden Lounge, created for the comfort and convenience of those who enjoy smoking, for [...]
We don’t all get our dream job, but Martin Birch certainly has! Martin has recently joined Batham’s brewery in Quarry Bank, taking over the brewing of Batham’s beer when the last brewer retired recently after 40 years. Martin is, in fact, a Master Brewer. Born in Quarry Bank, a stone’s throw from the brewery, Martin [...]
Many thousands of gallons of “hot liquor” have finaly taken their toll on our 60 year old bronze Sparge arms; the start of the brewing process. A refurbishment was the only answer, but who could be trust with such a precious piece of equipment? Firstly, Evans and White of Stourbridge carried out essential silver solder [...]
French chef, Cecile Loubaud recently paid a visit to the Community Learning Centre at Pendeford near Wolverhampton where he showed the men (and women!) how to cook a Flemish Beef Stew. The recipe for (shown below) Carbonade Flamande was rounded off nicely with a bottle of Bathams Special Strong Ale, which Cecile felt enhanced the [...]
History of Batham’s Black Country Brewers now online!
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