Daily Archives: April 8, 2013

East End Beers

It is a quarter of a century since I last lived and worked in London. Back then our youthful stomping grounds were Islington and the West End rather than John Lewis and Homebase as they are now. Not been back … Continue reading

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Ramsbury Silver Pig Stout (4.7%)

This is a big fat meaty malty stout and no mistake. Pouring black as tar with a thick creamy head, the smell is smoke, chocolate, prunes and cured meat. Taking a big swig I’m immediately struck by a chocolate brick, … Continue reading

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Fyne Ales Piper’s Gold (3.8%)

We finally have weather decent enough to get into the back garden and so out I went to get on with all the jobs that needed doing. And I must say that after a morning of painting fences, Radio 4 … Continue reading

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