I spent a little over a fortnight in the 'burbs of Sydney & obviously there were a few beers I've never heard of - let alone tried before. I compacted my Tweets of what I was drinki
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We have recently returned from spending a month in the land down under. On my last visit some 4 years ago I lamented the lack of real beer that was available.
I'm none-too-keen on economists with their pseudo-scientific claims and intellectual "rigour", but this graph caught my eye, showing the time is takes a man to earn enough to buy a pint across the
The most repeated quote about beer wasn't even about beer, but it doesn't stop breweries, beer bloggers & half-wits trotting it out again & again.
I am sceptical of food pairing for beer. I think most food pairing for wine is dodgy too - but this isn't a blog about wine. Which beer matches which food?
Every week it seems I read or hear that 25 pubs close every month. Or is it 12 every week? Or is it 3 every day? Are we about to run out of pubs?
The few literary outlets that look beyond wine, wine & more wine for festive drinking recommendations are usually fixed on whatever 3 x 12 pack landed on the promotions desk shortly before publishing
Morrisons has got Williams Brothers to supply beer - from its own & other small breweries - to its Scottish supermarkets. The breweries are;
Three men try to rob a pub approaching closing time in my local area of Timperley, Greater Manchester. Regulars & staff have a go & send the robbers packing. One leaves a shoe behind.
Now this is a good idea for promoting rural pubs that would get missed out on a pub crawl, as you can't walk between them - get together & have a beer festival with shuttle buses stopping at each pub