On 14th August 2013 I headed to Olympia in west London to meet up with friends at the Great British Beer Festival. Much as I love real ale, I have to admit to not having been to one of these events for a few years - partly because of scheduling clashes and partly because I... Continue Reading →
Adventures in grain (rather than grape)
My local is turning into something of a destination pub these days. As we head towards winter, a night of good food and good company at a location not far from my flat seems even more appealing, so I signed up to the Dial Arch's mailing list to make sure I didn't miss any events... Continue Reading →
Beer for women? Beer for all!
When Animée lager was launched, earlier this month, the only things I heard about it were bad. The main gist of what was being said online is that there are far better tasting beers already on the market, and brewers should stop marketing their products solely to men rather than waste time and money on... Continue Reading →