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  • As many of you know, we've run a contest for the best beers of 2015. It was an epic year for craft beer everywhere, and we've rounded up your favorites. Check out the winners of our first annual Elfie Awards contest! First place and runner up have been chosen in each of the following categories!

    We've chosen a selection of the winners for our new Elfie Award Winners case, you can buy it HERE! Continue reading

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    We've put together another special pack for our next Twitter tasting event. We will be holding our next #beerybits twitter tasting on Weds 9th March 8pm-9pm. This time we're heading to Wales. Continue reading

  • Who cares about the Oscars? We want beer award ceremonies. For the first time ever, we will be nominating our favorites of all things craft beer from the year 2015. Break out your Untappd, check out your social media, and start to remember the great year we've had in beer. Fill out the form below to nominate your favorites in several craft beer categories. There will even be a chance to win free beer! Click below to send in your nominations! Vote HERE or click below! Also, remember to use code "WetElf2016" for 10% off your end of Dry January celebration beers.

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  • Join the #tryanuary movement!

    Ales by Mail are very excited to be supporting Tryanuary again in 2016. Our MD, Paul, has hand selected a mixed case of great beers for your tasting pleasure. As part of the Tryanuary event we will be donating 10% of the sales of this case to the charity Victa which helps blind and partially sighted children. Continue reading

  • Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat, and the warehouse elves are working flat out to get your beers out to you as quick as they can. But even elves deserve a christmas break, so we've begrudgingly decided to give them a few days off to see their families for the first time since October...

    This means that we'll be closed from lunchtime on Christmas Eve and will reopen on Tuesday 29th December until New Years Eve. We'll then reopen on January 5th.

    Our Craft Beer Shop will be open on Xmas Eve until 5pm. It'll reopen on Tuesday 29th for your New Year's Eve beers shopping.

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  • Arguably the worst part of Christmas is picking out gifts. Will they like it? Will they use it? Do they already have it? Whether you're shopping for your very best friend, or your Uncle who falls asleep at the dinner table, we've got you sorted. Here is our guide to shopping for your friends, family, and everyone in between.

    1. Best Friend
      You do everything together, except order the same thing at the pub. Their voice rings out "Two pints of Carling please!" and chills shake you to the core. You want them to love REAL beer. We know how. They need the Craft Beer Starter PackContinue reading

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