The best IPA in Britain

The best IPA in Britain

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Apr 23, 2013
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This is, in truth, a post I’ve wanted to write for a long while. A list – my list – of the best IPA’s in Britain. The problem is, every time I sit down and riffle through the selection of names, there are more to consider. Another one arrives seemingly every week. The demand for […]

Best new beers of 2012…the best of the rest

Best new beers of 2012…the best of the rest

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Dec 17, 2012
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Last week, we turned the BeerCast over to the newcomers – the six best new British beers of 2012. Of course, with twelve months of full-on beer drinking under our (gradually expanding) belts, there were plenty more that could have made the list. As we move into the final blog-posting week before Christmas, it’s time […]

Best new beers of 2012…Marble Northern Quarter Bitter

Best new beers of 2012…Marble Northern Quarter Bitter

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Dec 13, 2012
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The next in our list of best new British beers of 2012 (which we are posting in order of release) first appeared back in late August, and was the perfect example of how important context can be. A bitter – made in Manchester, named after an area of Manchester, and drunk in Manchester… Northern Quarter […]

In praise of…The Marble Arch

In praise of…The Marble Arch

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Oct 17, 2012
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Manchester has no shortage of great pubs, and for someone travelling there from some distance away, stumbling around and discovering them is a great pastime. However, a couple of weeks ago I was down for the IndyManBeerCon and managed to combine the festival with a specific, targeted visit to one of the city’s institutions. I’d […]

The beers of EBBC

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May 23, 2012
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Last weekend’s European Beer Blogger’s Conference wasn’t just about sitting listening to speakers, or catching up with fellow internet warriors from different parts of the country. Drinking beer played an unsurprisingly large part of the proceedings – whether brought by sponsors, poured by brewers, or snaffled from the case of Brooklyn Lager left at the […]

RateBeer Roundup V

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Sep 14, 2011
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With the latest RateBeer tasting coming only a few days after the end of the GBBF at Earl’s Court, it always threatened to be a big one. So it proved, as a combination of guest bloggers and GBBF-engorged suitcases resulted in twenty-five beers being drunk over the course of six hours. 25! Thankfully it was […]

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