by Taste The Seasons
Derbyshire is quite rightly regarded as the real ale capital of the UK – if not the entire planet – due to a band of dozens of tiny breweries making beers with great, big flavours. Andy Darlington headed to Repton to check out The Boot Brewery.
Turn left at the medieval cross, down a bit, next right and you’re there – the little brewery which takes up an outbuilding in the car park of a 17th-century former coaching inn. The Boot Inn has tasted plenty of success since it was reopened in February by Bespoke Inns. It was awarded an AA rosette for its food last autumn and had a double win in the Derby Telegraph Business Awards in June. But it’s the beers I’m most interested in. They’ve not won any trophies as yet – but that’s only because the brewery hasn’t entered any. And there’s a good reason for that. Read more…
Boot Beer have been shortlisted for ‘Drink Product of the Year 2015’ at the Derbyshire Life Food & Drinks Awards 2015.
Below is the article taken from Derbyshire Life…
Designed to champion, highlight and offer a showcase for the great and the good from the region’s food and drink industry, the first ever Derbyshire Life Food & Drink Awards are set to be a highlight of the county’s culinary calendar.