The Brews

  • Project Venus 14 – Organic TBC
    • Date: Feb 3rd, 2017, Stroud Brewery, Gloucestershire
    • Host: Chloe Brooks

 

 

  • Project Venus 13 – Venus Weizen 5.1%
  • HUBBLE BUBBLE TOIL AND TROUBLE! – Winter Wheat beer. A rich velvety smooth dark wheat beer with chocolate and roasted coffee notes.
    • Look: Dark/red/chestnut
    • Aroma: Chocolate, vanilla, alcohol
    • Taste: gently tingles on the tongue, chocolate, coffee, gentle bitter aftertaste
  • Date: 31st October 2015, Gyle Fifty-Nine, Dorset
  • Host: Emma Turner and Amanda Edwards
  • Who was there:
    • Sara Carter (Triple FFF)
    • Sam Warner (Triple FFF)
    • Nikki Rowe (Hall and Woodhouse)
    • Jaega Wise (Wild Card)
    • Sue Fisher (Ramsgate)

 

 

  • Project Venus 12 – Venus Vixen 4.6%
  • A rich, smooth, dark, chestnut ale
  • Date: 28th September 2014,  Dancing Duck, Derby
  • Host: Rachel Matthews
  • Who was there:
    • Patsy Slevin, (Prospect)
    • Sue Hayward, (Waen)
    • Sara Barton, (Brewsters)
    • Kathy Britton, (Oldershaws)
    • Wendy Pope, (Popes)
    • Lizzie Ellis (Horncastle)
    • Alessandra Confessore (Drygate)
    • Heather Kelly McDonald (Woohaa)
    • Jenny Janes  (Dancing Duck)
  • Project Venus 11 – Venus Velvet 4.9%
    • Chocolate Stout brewed with roast malts and cocoa nibs.
    • Date: 11th January 2014, Bath Brewhouse, Bath
    • Host: Anna Schwaeble
    • Who was there:
      • Angela Wurges (Zero Degrees)
      • Victoria Ellis – and Agnieszka Rydzik (Lincoln University)
      • Jaime Clowes (Sambrook’s Brewery)
      • Sara Carter – and the lovely Sam (Triple FFF)
      • Fiona MacEachern (Loch Lomond Brewery)
      • Amanda Seddon (Wilson Potter Brewery)
      • Sarah Hughes (Brains Brewery)
      • Sara Barton (Brewsters Brewery)
      • Kathy Britton (Oldershaws Brewery)
      • Anna Schwaeble (Bath Brewhouse)
      • Michelle Kelsall (Offbeat Brewery)
      • Sue Hayward (Waen Brewery)
      • Claire Monk (Welbeck Abbey Brewery)
      • Jane Peyton (School Of Booze)
      • Kirsten Elliott (Akeman Press)
      • Lizzie Ellis (Horncastle Ales)
      • Emma Turner (Mighty Hop Brewery)
  • Project Venus 10 – Venus Red 4.6%
    • American Red Ale
    • Date: 1st June 2013, Welbeck
    • Host: Claire Roe
    • Who was there:
      • Suzi Gatfield
      • Elizabeth Ellis
      • Michelle Kelsall (Offbeat)
      • Sara Barton (Brewsters)
      • Sue Hayward (Waen)
      • Emma Turner
  • Project Venus 9 – Venus Ella
    •  …
    • Date: January 2013, Offbeat, Crewe
    • Host: Michelle Kelsall
    • Who was there:
  • Project Venus 8 – Venus Voyage
    • Date: Ilkley, Yorkshire
    • Host: Harriet Marks
    • Who was there:
  • Project Venus 7 – Venus Seren 5.5%
    • Sumptuous chocolatey porter with beetroot, cardoman and green chilli
    • Date: 28th September 2012, Waen, Powys
    • Host: Sue Hayward
    • Who was there:
      • Sara Carter (Triple fff),
      • Kathy Britton (Oldershaw),
      • Sara Barton (Brewsters),
      • Amanda and Kathryn (Wilson Potter),
      • Julia (Olde England),
      • Rachel Matthews (Dancing Duck)
  • Project Venus 6 – Sugar and Spice 4.6%
    • English golden ale with slight nutty undertones with East Kent Goldings. Root ginger added to the boil give this beer a smooth warmth which plays in your mouth against the locally produced honey that the beer was fermented with.
    • Date: 2nd July 2012, Brentwood, Essex
    • Host: Sophie de Ronde
    • Who was there:
      • Kathy Britton (Oldershaw),
      • Sara Barton (Brewsters),
      • Michelle Kelsall (Offbeat)
      • Andrea Davies (Offbeat),
      • Sue Hayward (Waen),
      • Angela (Zerodegrees)
  • Project Venus 5 – Venus Wit 4.4%
    • A wheat beer with Saaz and Hallertau hops and a hint of apple.
    • Date: 21st April 2012, Zerodegrees, Reading
    • Host: Angela Wurges
    • Who was there:
      • Sara Carter (Triple fff),
      • Sara Barton (Brewsters),
      • Sue Hayward (Waen),
      • Kathy Britton (Oldershaw),
      • Sophie de Ronde (Brentwood),
      • Romy Eichler (Zerodegrees),
      • Michelle Kelsall (Offbeat),
      • Victoria Stippa (Zerodegrees)
  • Project Venus 4 – Venus Gold 3.8%
    • A well hopped golden ale.
    • Date: 14th January 2012, Prospect, Standish
    • Host: Patsy Slevin
    • Who was there:
      • Sara Carter (Triple fff),
      • Sara Barton (Brewsters),
      • Claire Monk (Wellbeck Abbey),
      • Sue Hayward (Waen),
      • Kathy Britton (Oldershaw),
      • Rachel Matthews (Dancing Duck),
      • Angela Wurges (Zerodegrees),
      • Sophie de Ronde (Brentwood),
      • Tracy Adie (Molson Coors),
      • Jennifer (Bank Top),
      • Romy Eichler (Zerodegrees),
      • Michelle Kelsall (Offbeat)
  • Project Venus 3 – Venus Black 5.0%
    • Intense citrus and pine aroma as you would expect from an American IPA but then add a hint of roastiness from the dark malt which carries through onto the palate with some sweet malt and a bold, yet balanced bitterness. Using a blend of US hops, this is a complex dark ale, smooth, medium bodied with a spicy fresh hop and gentle roasted finish.
    • Date: 1st October 2011, Triple fff , Alton
    • Host: Sara Carter
    • Who was there:
      • Sara Barton (Brewsters),
      • Catherine Murphy (Buntingford),
      • Sue Hayward (Waen),
      • Kathy Britton (Oldershaw)
  • Project Venus 2 – Venus Rouge 4.2%
    • A deep red beer with Chinook, Summit and NZ caskade hops. Refreshing waves of pink grapefruit combine with vivid floral bursts and gentle aromatic spices.
    • Date: 28th July 2011, Oldershaw, Grantham
    • Host: Kathy Britton
    • Who was there:
      • Sara Carter (Triple fff),
      • Sara Barton (Brewsters),
      • Grainne Walsh (Metalman),
      • Michelle Kelsall (Offbeat),
      • Sue Hayward (Waen),
      • Sophie de Ronde (Brentwood)
  • Project Venus 1 – Venus Jade
    • Hopped with Pacific Jade and Citra
    • 12th March 2011, Brewsters, Grantham
    • Host: Sara Barton
    • Who was there:
      • Sara Carter (Triple fff),
      • Kathy Britton (Oldershaw),
      • Grainne Walsh (Metalman),
      • Michelle Kelsall (Offbeat)
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