Stone resident Adam Partington talks to A Little Bit of Stone about his craft beer inspired ‘Fan Ales’
With a love of football culture and the increase in popularity of craft beers, Adam had an epiphany in March to create something involving them both!
“I wanted to create something that evokes the memories and emotion of the highs and lows that come with following a team. I came up with the idea of Fan Ales and approached local Stone brewers, Lymestone Brewey. Viv from the brewery has been fantastic, and I think she saw the potential straight away.”
“I’m a marketing manager by trade but also a presenter and have been producing football-oriented content for years. I wanted to ensure that I worked with an established brewery like Lymestone so it was great when they said yes!”
We asked Adam how the beers have gone down:
“The reception so far has been outstanding, and my Everton and Liverpool inspired gift packs are already on sale in Liverpool!
Lymestone are stocking my Stoke inspired ones at the The Borehole and they can also be purchased from Cheese and Wine Emporium at Trentham Gardens.
The gift packs make an ideal Christmas present ot secret Santa and cost £12.50 for three 500ml bottles – one lager, one pale ale, and one dark beer (each with a different ‘Stoke City inspired’ design).”
Wizard – Dark Beer
We’ll be with you – Pale Ale
Can he do it on a cold, wet Tuesday night in Stoke? – Lager
Adam has donated a three beer Stoke inspired gift pack for us to give away to one of our social media followers.
Entrants must be over 18
To enter the competition simply make a post on any of Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using the picture of the beers above with the following words:
Facebook – “I’m trying to win some @FanAlesUK beers that I saw on @alittlebitofstone – Check them out! #SCFC”
Instagram – “I’m trying to win some @FanAlesUK beers that I saw on @alittlebitofstone – Check them out! #SCFC”
Twitter – “I’m trying to win some @Fan_Ales_UK beers that I saw on @bitofstone – Check them out! #SCFC”
Entries close at 9:00 pm on 24th November and Adam will pick a random winner after that!