Brewpub: The Bull Highgate

One of my big beer obsessions is exploring the ever growing London brewing scene; the London Brewers page I maintain here isn’t so much a public service as a ‘to drink’ list. Here, we pay our first visit to a brewpub – specifically, the Bull in Highgate which has the added benefit of being the… Read more »

Whisky Wednesday: Bowmore Mariner 15 Year Old

So, back to Islay and this time to Bowmore. I was lucky enough to stay right next door to the distillery the last time we were in Islay; there are few better places to be of an evening than looking across Loch Indaal with the Bowmore distillery behind you and Bruichladdich across the water. And,… Read more »

Monster Beer: Flying Dog Kerberos Tripel

Until now, pretty much every beer I’ve talked about here has been British. This is not because I believe that the rest of the world is incapable of making good beer – it’s just that I have so many great British beers to choose from, I simply haven’t got around to talking about the rest…. Read more »

Whisky Wednesday: Aberlour 10 Year Old

Some whiskies in my cupboard were bought for specific reasons; recommendations from friends or because I knew and loved the area they came from. This week’s whisky is not one of those. I actually bought this in my local supermarket because it was on special offer. It’s a well priced 10 year old Highland; I… Read more »