Looking Forward to 2015!

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It’s been another memorable year here at JB; Two more highly successful beer festivals, another Good Beer Guide entry and winning Newark CAMRA Pub of the Year award for the third consecutive year being the highlights. But, as always, we are constantly striving to make improvements. To that end, we will be closed fora couple of days next week for a bit of redecoration, plus expect some other additions when the doors re-open! Besides being closed tomorrow (New Year’s day), …

Yaaarrrrr! Happy Talk Like a Pirate day!

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Maaaarrrrrnin’ mateys an’ an ‘appy Talk like a Pirate day t’ ye. We ‘ope ye be joinin’ in our general Pirate shenanigans today aboard t’ good ship JB an’ be rememberin’ we be ‘avin Pirate prizes fer t’ best Pirate dress an’ best Pirate name. An’ be makin’ sure ye be changin’ yer language on Fizogbook ter ‘Pirate’, just fer today. Yarrrrr! an’ ‘appy plunderin’. Cap’n Philthy Fugpig


We Are 4 Years Old Today!

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It is exactly  four years to the day since we first opened the doors of Just Beer. Since serving our first customer, we have featured almost 2400 different beers from over 800 breweries. None of this would have been possible without our fantastic customers. Thanks for all your support over the last four years, and we’ll raise a glass today to another four. Cheers from the 4 Tapsters.


IPA Trail final menu.

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Just Beer Micropub’s announced lineup for the 2nd Newark CAMRA IPA Trail, which starts on August 1st and runs until the 10th, has changed slightly with the Great Heck Twisted Heart being a no-show. Never fear, we have replaced it with an IPA from brand-new Cambridge brewery, Calverley’s, which started brewing only a couple of months ago. So the revised (and final) IPA menu is as follows: BlackJack (Manchester) – Farmhouse Red (Red IPA) 7.0% Calverley’s (Cambridge) – IPA (English …

Come and Meet the Brewers on July 19th.

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Just Beer is taking part in the first ever RACOON (Real Ale Collective of Newark) event, which is a ‘Meet the Brewer’ day to be held on the afternoon of Saturday 19th July. We will be featuring not one, but two meet the brewer sessions, the first with Dave Tizard from Funfair which runs from 2pm – 4pm, followed by a chance to meet Kathy Britton from Oldershaws which kicks off at 4pm until 6pm. Both are LocAle Breweries and …

JBBF4 beer menu available for download.

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The final beer list for the 4th Just Beer Beer Festival, complete with brief tasting notes, is now available for download here. JBBF4 runs from this Thursday 22nd – Sunday 25th (or until drunk dry!). We hope you find the list as exciting as we do and hope you can join us over the weekend. Opening times: Thu: 11am – 11pm Fri & Sat: 10am – midnight Sun: noon – 10pm Remember – bif! (beer is fab!).

CAMRA/Customer loyalty discounts now available.

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As part of our Pub of the Year celebrations yesterday and as a big THANK YOU to our customers, we are now delighted to offer CAMRA member discounts at Just Beer. Production of a current CAMRA membership card will entitle you to 10p/pint (or 5p 1/2 pint) off a pint. Conscious that many of our customers are not CAMRA members, we have introduced a Customer Loyalty card, which will give our regulars the same entitlement. The offer/discount may change over …

Well we’re once, twice, three times a POTY and we looooove you!

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It has just been announced on Newark CAMRA’s website that Just Beer has won the branches’ coveted Pub of the Year award for 2014 – the third year in a row. We are absolutely delighted to have taken the crown for a third consecutive year – the first pub to have done so  since the competition started. Just Beer beat five other pubs in the running this year so we are especially delighted to receive the top accolade once again. …