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Welcome to the Beermad archive

Beermad existed to document the wonderful range of Real Ales produced by the brewers of the British Isles. The database contains details of cask beers from every Real Ale producer known to have been active from about 1976 until about 2017.

Beermad's main aim was to list all of the core (regular, seasonal, occasional) cask ales, though some 44 000 historical beers were also listed. Active maintenance ceased in 2017 as the number of breweries operating by then, as well as the huge number of beers, made it an impossible task for Tony. (more information)

The un-maintained site remains up, as the historical record of nearly 60 000 beers is too valuable to throw away.

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