There’s No F- -tball Without the O’s

When I was asked who my favourite footballer was a kid my answer was “Matt Lockwood”, the response to this was pretty much always “Who?”....

Craft Beer Rising 2017 Highlights

I was lucky enough to attend both Thursday and Friday sessions of Craft Beer Rising via a press ticket. There was so much to take in but...

London Drinker Festival 2017

For the last couple of years, I have said that London needs a CAMRA beer festival which should feature a beer list completely made up of...

Fullers Bengal Lancer Mac n Cheese

If you are on a diet or watching the calorie intake then I suggest you continue your search for a dinner recipe right now, this mac n...

Pistonhead Full Amber & Flat Tire

Pistonhead Kustom Lager has been around for a while, it has been on the shelves of our supermarkets for a couple of years and if I am to...

Stokey Beer Festival

Creating a fun, enjoyable and special atmosphere when putting on a beer festival can be difficult job to get right, its more than just...

Pistonhead Roast Potatoes

The humble roast potato, no roast dinner is complete without them. It can be tough to get those pesky spuds to go as crispy as you want...

Goose Island Winter Ale Gravy

Outside my garden is covered in a thin layer of bright white snow and I am freezing my bits off after waiting for a delayed bus, I need...

Golden Pint Awards 2016

Best UK Cask Beer I seem to be starting a pattern here, my first awards I had Five Points Railway Porter as my favourite keg beer, then...

Around the World in 7 Gifts

Firstly, I must say that my friends are the bollox! If it wasn’t for them then todays Beer Blogging Advent post wouldn’t be happening....

How Did I Get Here?

I was reading through Martin Oates blog today (Beer is the Answer) and I read a post I had somehow missed before when it was posted. It...

The Bottle Bureau Chelmsford Essex

When I was about 18 (may have even been 17… Naughty me) back in college one of my favourite pubs was The Hot House in Chelmsford. It was...

Brewbuddies Cans

Brewbuddies are based in Swanley Village in Kent, not too far away from the famous Kent hop gardens. Since June 2015 Brewbuddies have...

Beavertown Smog Rocket Pulled Pork Rolls

Puff pastry… Aint nobody got time for that! If Jamie Oliver aint doing it then I certainly aint making puff pastry from scratch! This is...

When SX Bottleshare went to Norwich

Way back earlier in the year some regulars to the SX Bottleshare all made a trip up to Norwich, I never got around to doing the blog post...

6 Hours No Dinner Special in Bruges

4:45am my alarm clock goes off, waking me up in our IBIS hotel in Lea Bridge Road Leyton, instantly I am thanking myself for sticking to...