Sainsbury’s Great British Beer Hunt 2012

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Apr 30, 2012
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Over the past few years supermarkets have caught on to the ‘premium bottled ale’ market, steadily improving the selection of beer in their stores, and some even moving towards regional variation to appeal to shoppers. Sainsbury’s launched a contest in 2008 to encourage brewers to offer up their PBA’s for selection – with Bath Ales […]

Edinburgh Beer Weekly 30/04 – 06/05

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Apr 27, 2012
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Welcome to the latest Edinburgh Beer Weekly! Every Sunday we’ll be posting a preview of all the beery happenings in the city for the next seven days – so you won’t miss a thing. You can sign up to our subscription service, ensuring you’ll get a notification every Sunday when the Edinburgh Beer Weekly is […]

Pratergarten

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Apr 27, 2012
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I love beer gardens. Even today, when they have become that last crossover point between those who smoke and those who don’t. Sitting in the sunshine with a pint is one of the pleasures of life – just one of the many occasions when, despite what you may hear or read, you realise that drinking […]

‘What fellating God must taste like’

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Apr 25, 2012
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Beer fans are no strangers to hyperbole – particularly the dedicated masses that record their thoughts on ratings websites. As regular BeerCast readers might be aware, every so often I join in with a RateBeer tasting group hosted by Edinburgh tickmeister Craig Garvie. Usually we gravitate (pun intended) towards the stronger or rarer brews, as […]

In praise of…Brauhaus Spandau

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Apr 23, 2012
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Beer may be a universal product, but travelling overseas and seeing a foreign country through the eyes of its beer drinkers makes you realise how different things can be. That those eyes are bloodshot and sleep-deprived is par for the course – boy, do Germans like a beer. Of course, even before I went to […]

Edinburgh Beer Weekly 23/04 – 29/04

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Apr 22, 2012
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Welcome to the second Edinburgh Beer Weekly! Following on from last week, every Sunday we’ll be posting a preview of all the beery happenings in the city for the next seven days – so you won’t miss a thing. You can sign up to our subscription service, ensuring you’ll get a notification every Sunday when […]

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