Drinkable and Delicious – The New Smoked Porter

As the seasons change so too does the seasonal beer on tap at The Wild Boar Brewhouse. Mad Pig Ale, our 4.0% ABV house ale, will be ever present but Hogshead 54, a 5.5% imperial pale ale, will go into hibernation for the winter. With longer nights and colder days something altogether more hardy and warming will be needed to step in and take its place for a season.

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Recipe: Kitchen garden roast beetroot and curd cheese salad

iStock_000009175134Large-MWe have a small veg patch at The Wild Boar which Laura has been lovingly tending to. This year the beetroot has been extremely good. We planted a one of the most popular varieties of beetroot called Boltardy and harvested them when they were the size of golf balls. Bolt-resistant, this variety of beet can be sown earlier than many other varieties and as long as it’s under cloche protection it can be sown as soon as the soil warms up at the start of the year.

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Wimbledon – Cheering for the Czechs

Adam, at The Wild Boar, was first introduced to tennis when he was a small child growing up in the city of Ostrava in the Czech Republic. Tennis is a very popular sport in the country and him, his Dad and brothers had lots of choice when it came to choosing clay tennis courts in the area.  Continue reading “Wimbledon – Cheering for the Czechs”

Live Chainsaw Wood Carving in the Lake District

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This weekend Low Wood Bay hosted the first ever Sine Dubio Lake District art festival. The Free festival championed the work of 15 artists from across northern England (including nine local Cumbrian artists).

Andy Levy, Wood Sculptor creates beautiful wood sculptures and tree carvings using traditional tools and chainsaws, and over the two day’s he created a carving of a Wild Boar, live on the lawns of Low Wood Bay with an audience. The finished Wild Boar will soon be place at The Wild Boar Inn to greet guests.

The Wild Boar Wins Guest Accommodations of the Year

The Wild Boar Inn Grill & Smokehouse is among the winners announced at the 2011 Cumbria Tourism Awards revealed at a ceremony in Kendal on Thursday 7th July 2011. Continue reading “The Wild Boar Wins Guest Accommodations of the Year”