In what can only be described as a shameless ploy to grow my social media audience, I’ve decided to give away one of my bottles of BrewDog – Blackout ’16 to one lucky adoring fan. This was a beer given to BrewDog staff on the company’s Blackout Day in 2016, and has never been released […]Read more "Blackout ’16 Giveaway"
Yes, yes I know. It’s been bloody ages since I’ve updated my 500 Beers Challenge, despite promising to do so once a month as a New Year’s resolution (it wouldn’t be an NYR without a failure at some point now, would it?). So herein lies a bumper edition of my 500 beer quest. From witbiers […]Read more "500 Beers Challenge – Update 4"
We’ve all gone hazy crazy over the last year or so. Brewers everywhere are trying their hop-flecked hands at creating the perfect Vermont-style beers, and we’ve seen some fantastic brews come out of this New England Revolution. But like all good things, this trend will eventually come to an end and be usurped by another. […]Read more "5 Beer Styles To Usurp The NEIPA"
No matter how much I’m sad to be missing out on London Beer City, I can’t wait for my visit to ‘The Most Punderful Time of the Year’ – The Edinburgh Fringe. Like me, you may also be going to Edinburgh this August. And, like me, you may also want to know the best craft […]Read more "The Seven Best Places For Craft Beer At The Edinburgh Fringe"
Every August, I take a bit of time away from the capital to visit the most beautiful city in the world – Edinburgh. As you well may know, August in Edinburgh is Fringe season. So I mostly spend my time gallivanting around the city, watching brilliant comedy in pubs I’d never visit any other month. […]Read more "Six Reasons I’m Gutted To Be Missing London Beer City"
Whether it ends up getting called the Tottenham Hale Tun Trail, Seven Sisters Sud Circuit or the Hale Hop Hoop (sorry). The collection of breweries and bars centred around Tottenham are finding themselves becoming increasingly popular. The tap rooms of Beavertown, Redemption, Affinity and One Mile End are getting busier by the week as summer […]Read more "Gimme Five"
Nearby the Tower of London lies a set of concrete caverns, under and off-shooting a stretch of railway. And whilst the nearby medieval tower may hold the country’s royal headgear, this 1.5 mile (give or take) path holds the crown of London’s beer scene – The Bermondsey Beer Mile. Which, for anyone who isn’t aware, […]Read more "Bermondsey Beer Beguile"