Beer Marque Accreditation - Full Marks!
29 June 2023
Congratulations to our Tap Yard manager, Tom and his staff who
have been awarded top marks in the Beer Marque accreditation. This
award celebrates businesses that have met a rigorous quality
standard, checking the beer from the cellar to the glass. It just
goes to highlight the amount of work the staff put into managing
the cellar and bar.
Beer Marque is part of Cask Marque, which has been running since
1998, when it was set up with the aim of improving the quality of
cask ale. Beer marque is similar but goes further, including not
only cask beer but checks the quality of all draught products
plus the cellar, glassware, the presentation and the serve by the
So why not come and enjoy some of our quality-award winning
Why is it an important standard to achieve?
Our customers are expecting freshest, tastiest pint of Rebellion
beer you can get, so we must be ontop of everything that can affect
the beer quality. The award just proves we're doing the right
Beer Marque tests the following areas…
There are many different tasting beers and cider out there. We
check there are no 'off' flavours present in whatever style of beer
If a beer is meant to be crystal clear that is what a good pub
will deliver through quality cellar skills. If it is meant to be
cloudy does the customer know that before they buy it?
Beers and Ciders are best enjoyed at specific temperatures.
Brewers set the spec, we check it.
There is more to a great pint than just beer. Think cool, clean
branded glass beautifully poured with a head that stays as long as
it takes you to drink your beer...
It's all about ensuring there are no aromas present which
shouldn't be there that indicate a problem with the product.
Pubs which serve great beer have great standards in the cellar.
Would you buy food from a restaurant if you knew the kitchen wasn't