Author Archives: David Martin

Every Cloud (London’s Brewing)

There is a highway that runs through the heart of London. A waterway. But not the one that you may be thinking of. The Regent’s Canal is a hidden gem, home to a small fleet of barges and houseboats, it … Continue reading

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Play Up Pompey

You are only 50 once. And it is clearly reasonable to expect special treatment from your nearest and dearest. So this weekend we found ourselves in……………….Portsmouth. Not an obvious destination. Ever. To my mind it is the South Coast equivalent … Continue reading

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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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A Beer Review(ish)

A few weeks ago I fell out with a brewery. Not in a face to face sort of way. In the ways of the modern world, we fell out virtually. Probably a good job, because when I Googled the brewery … Continue reading

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Sheffield Saturday

If Friday had been a muted BeerX experience, Saturday promised to be a mix of old school GBG favourites intermixed with a few new kids on the block. First though, some exercise to burn off some of the beer from … Continue reading

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