The UK Government’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme launches tomorrow (3rd August) and many of our favourite indie breweries will be omitted, so I want to use my little platform to give our craft beer community a boost. EVERY DAY that the Government scheme is running I’ll buy someone a beer e.g […]
A roundup of places in Warwickshire that you can invest in right now if you want to get a pretty awesome beer fix during lockdown.
I do love a tasty blueberry-tinged beer so if you have any recommendations beer buddies, then send them this way please. When I worked for Marston’s I was lucky enough to go to visit Shipyard Brewery in Portland, Maine and sipping that Seadog Wild Blueberry Wheat Ale was an absolute dream! My obsession grew on […]
During my latest travels I made my way to Cancún and, to be honest, after a few chats with beer buddies around the globe, I really thought my beer options would be minimal . However, after sampling a few margheritas (it is Mexico after all) I pondered my beer options. After scouring supermarkets and local […]
After managing to get my hands on a can of Jai Alai from Warwick Real Ale I was intrigued to find out more about Cigar City Brewing whilst staying in Orlando for Star Wars Celebration. Equipped with hire car for the entire stay, I decided to get behind the wheel and make the 80 minute […]
Wild beer Co. Ninkasi, 9% Hailed as a celebration beer by the guys at Wild Beer, there was no better time to crack it open than my birthday! Made with apple juice, wild yeasts, NZ hops and given a secondary yeast champagne fermentation this is a magical beer. Grab a group of friends and get […]
Dark Star, Revelation 5.7% Using a blend of Centennial, Liberty, Cascade, and Citra hops and dry hopped during conditioning using Dark Star’s ‘Hoptimizer’ (Industrial sized hookah) this beer not only looks the part, it tastes it too! I’ll be drinking this by the gallon, mark my words. Top notch.
I’m definitely in love with this beer. In fact, I think I have a bit of a problem as I’ve purchased it in bulk – this rarely happens when I’ve just tried a beer!
Back in June 2015 I was invited to take a trip to the home of Shipyard Brewing Company in Portland, Maine.
Thanks to Marston’s for giving me the honour of visiting their buddies over the pond and also giving me the opportunity to sample a small piece of Boston.
Here’s a handy tour diary of my travels.
This blog is about two things in particular that I love – Craft Beer and Pinup Style. Mark my words I’m no professional commentator on either subject but here’s my story.