Nuts around Beer?

Meet the brewer and meet the nut-maker, at our nuts around beer tasting event and quiz.

We are so excited to tell you that the Village Hall have teamed together with 3 local businesses, Mallinson’s Brewery, New Yorkshire Emporium and the Royal Oak at Upperthong to bring you this virtual event to be held on 30th January, 2021.

What It Is….

In a “nutshell” you pay £30 for virtual attendance at the “Nuts around Beer event.” You will collect a tasting hamper from the Royal Oak pub. Delivery to HD postcodes can be arranged (a small delivery charge will be incurred).

WHAt you get……

The hamper will include written instructions for the event, including how to join and the timetable for the event and any information that will be needed for the quiz). 

Most importantly, it will include 6 different beers brewed by Mallinson’s and 6 flavours of nuts, hand-made with natural ingredients, by New Yorkshire Emporium.

Added Extra?….

There is also the opportunity to purchase a handmade pizza for an extra £5! ALL proceeds going to the village hall (Chris is donating his usual £5 pizza charge to the village hall. Thank you Chris)

He is also going to host his pub quiz on the evening.


Every £1 profit that we make on this event, will be matched by One Community Foundation, with their “Match It” scheme.

What the evening will entail ……..

Each beer and nut will be introduced by each producer.

Whilst you are tasting each of these products you can learn a bit about each of the companies; meet the brewer and meet the nut-maker!

A bit more…..

You will also have the opportunity and to learn a bit about the Village Hall and meet the quiz master himself and be able to test your knowledge against Upperthong’s unique landlord!

The Important Bits……

Please click on to purchase a ticket for your hamper.

Beer, nuts &quiz

As well as the beer and nuts the event fee includes an entry fee for the quiz master extraordinaire – Chris the landlord of the Royal Oak Pub in Upperthong (AKA Squirrel or the Reluctant Grocer of Upperthong).

For those that don’t know him, he is the fountain of all knowledge


Chris is also a fantastic chef – especially a pizza chef! Chris is offering any buyer of a hamper, the opportunity to buy a pizza for £5 (toppings of your choice – details on his FB page).

These can be collected (uncooked) with your hamper and cooked at home prior to the event. Please book them by adding £5 to your ticket price and requesting toppings in the comments box.

Need more Beer or NUts?

Since this is a tasting event, we are marketing 1 hamper to be shared between 2 people, but this is entirely up to you.

Further nuts or bottles of beer can be bought separately, by going to each company directly. Each ticketholder will receive an exclusive discount to buy New Yorkshire Emporium products on their website.

Although, do let them know if it is for this event as they can be collected with your hamper.

Closing dates for orders will be midday on 29th January.

ANY Problems?

If you have any problems with the purchasing of the tickets through the link (or you are unable to do this due to technical issues), then please contact us via email on [email protected] or speak to a member of the committee.

Finally, the technical bits…..

We will use the email address that is linked to your Paypal account for correspondence of how to collect your hamper and for your zoom invitation, so please do ensure this email address is up to date.

Zoom registration will be from 7.30 on 30th January and the event will start around 8pm. Please be tolerant if there are any technical issues…. We will try to be as efficient as possible.

We will include a trouble-shooting note for the evening within your hamper.

If you would like delivery, please let us know via the email on [email protected], otherwise we will assume you are happy to collect.

Please keep an eye on social media for any updates.