Blues to Bliss
Remembering New Orleans gave me a taste for funk – plus jazz, blues and an excellent beer. The thought of not being able to go back made me feel blue for a moment – but that’s all gone now!
Sloe Porter at Reading Station
Despite my misgivings about Reading, the Wetherspoons is good and the Adnams Sloe Porter very good.
Pumpkin and Climate Change
Today is one of those great days when your local has five excellent beers – three from Devon and two from Cornwall. The two best beers, in my view, were from Newton Abbot, and that’s not just me being biased (although I probably am!). The Union in Newton Abbot usually has a good selection of…
Beer, Swann and Hoagies
Maltings Beer Festival 2011, Newton Abbot, April 14-16 I managed to get through only about 14 or so great beers over two days – and I am pleased to say there was not a bad one amongst them. I also got to see Nicky Swann live and indulge in some of the best sausage hoagies…