News from Goff's micro-brewery, Winchcombe, Cotswolds

Goff’s bitters are available to purchase throughout the year for you to enjoy in your own home.

Cheltenham Gold Ale takes home ‘Best Bitter’ award

Organised by CAMRA - the Campaign for Real Ale - the Cotswold Beer Festival is a celebration of local ales, beers, ciders and perries. Taking place annually, the festival offers visitors from far and wide the opportunity to sample the many different local  tipples on offer. CAMRA is a prestigious organisation who campaign to have good quality real ales, ciders and perries available to consumers in  pubs and clubs in every community. Since being founded in 1971, the organisation is currently thriving with over 188,000 members  from around the world. Through their tireless campaigning, real ale is now produced by over 1,500 breweries across the UK - a tenfold increase since the campaign started in 1971. Goffs selection on offer included the award winning Cheltenham Gold at 4.5% ABV and their dark, ruby beer, [...]

Goffs Beer Tent at Steam Gala

Saturday 27th to Monday 29th May 2017 Celebrating the unsung steam heroes of Britain’s railways Goffs Brewery will be having a beer tent at this years Festival of Steam - come and try our award winning beers for yourself and FIND THE KNIGHT IN YOU! Goffs Brewery, the Cotswold’s leading craft beer micro-brewery. Goffs Brewery was founded in Winchcombe by Marcus and Alison Goff, both have a passion for creating great tasting beers, using a closely-guarded traditional recipe. Marcus’s father, master brewer Brian Goff, created the first batch of ‘Jouster’ in 1994 – a good honest session bitter which has twice been a finalist in CAMRA’s Great British Beer Festival, as well as many other regional awards. Further recognition as ‘Gloucestershire’s Champion Best Bitter’ in 1999 created a great demand for Goff’s ales, which are now available in pubs, inns and hotels throughout [...]

Cheltenham Gold Cup Beer

 GOFF’S CHELTENHAM GOLD CUP BEER! With the Cheltenham Gold Cup just around the corner, now is the time to introduce our NEW BREW! The Cheltenham Festival epitomises and encompasses everything that is great about Jump racing - Lets enjoy this wonderful event with a spectacularly good pint of Cheltenham Gold Cup! A bit about Cheltenham Gold Ale... This classic APA ( American pale ale ) has a bright gold appearance with a white head that clings well. The aroma is hoppy and complex . In a pint glass the aroma is earthy with hints of citrus and pine , pour it into a tulip and the aroma becomes more fruit forward , with notes of mango , guava and passion fruit along with hints of pine. Malt is present in the aroma although low. Much of the aroma is present [...]

Goff’S Black Knight Wins Winter Ale Prize

GLOUCESTERSHIRE ECHO (Business section March 14 2006) GOFF’S BLACK KNIGHT WINS WINTER ALE PRIZE Cotswold based Goff’s Brewery has received another accolade for one of it’s traditional beers. It’s Black Knight, a ruby-red malty beer, has been voted the third best winter ale in Great Britain. The award was made at the Campaign for Real Ale’s (CAMRA) Beer Festival in Manchester – the largest event of it’s kind in the country. Goff’s, a family business founded in Winchcombe 12 years ago, was one of many small independent breweries from all over the UK represented at the event. The winter beer championship, which is judged independently by CAMRA, was started in 1997 to showcase some of this country’s “forgotten” seasonal brews such as stouts, porters, strong milds and old ales. In addition to coming third over-all Goff’s Black Knight [...]