Tag Archives: Craft Beer

A Tale Of Two Festivals, A Play In Two Acts

A Play In Two Acts, Part 1 Two beer festivals on two consecutive days, both in theatres. But there the similarities end. In reality the two events had two very different reasons to be and different aims. What happened follows. … Continue reading

Posted in Beer Events, Beer Review, Beer Travels, CAMRA, CAMRGB, Pub Crawl | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Oskar Blues Brewing Co. Beerito, Or You Reap What You Sow

I guess we’ve been asking for this, right? Challenging the status quo that said Real Ale was good and the rest was bad, and wanting to find better and more interesting beer, and for that beer to be more accessible. … Continue reading

Posted in Beer Review, Beer Shop, CAMRGB | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Two Beers From The Inkspot Brewery

How many breweries do we actually have in the UK at the moment? There seems to be another one offering its wares every couple of weeks, and I fear that at some point we’re going to hit a critical mass. … Continue reading

Posted in Beer Review, CAMRGB | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Like Two Worlds Not Meant To Collide: My London Beer Week, 2015

You and I are like two worlds Not meant to collide Death to each other In the unravelling of time – The Waterboys “Rags” Last week was London Beer Week and I travelled down to attend a couple of events … Continue reading

Posted in Beer Events, Beer Review, Beer Travels, CAMRA, CAMRGB | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Let’s Get It Wrong: Marks & Spencers New “Craft” Beer Range

A couple of days ago I noticed a small but good looking new range of beer in my local Marks & Spencer which included Anchor’s Steam Beer and Sierra Nevada’s ubiquitous Pale Ale. Amongst them was also a small and … Continue reading

Posted in Beer Review, Brewery, CAMRGB | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments