Bristol Beer Factory Tour-At-Home

I so enjoyed my first Tour-At-Home, working though Marble’s beers, that it inspired me to do more in depth explorations of breweries. I’ve been following the Bristol Beer Factory on Twitter for a little while, so when I stumbled across some of their bottles in Borough Market (at the excellent Utobeer stall, run by the… Read more »

Meantime London Lager & Coffee Porter

  Name: Meantime London Lager ABV: 4.5% Bottled/ Draft: Bottled Colour: Pale gold Head: Bubbly but with a short lived head. Mouthfeel: Lots of bubbles, but not horribly fizzy. Taste: A tasty lager, with a little more malt, plenty more hops and overall more *flavour* to it than the big names. Comment: Meantime are one… Read more »

Marble Brewery Tour-At-Home

One of the many joys of writing this blog is that people have a tendency to tell you about their favourite small brewery, which is often a new discovery. If you’re extra lucky, that person is so enthusiastic that they’ll haul back a selection of said brewery’s products for you, which is why I have… Read more »

Badger Golden Champion

Name: Badger Golden Champion ABV: 5% Bottled/ Draft: Bottled, not conditioned Colour: Amber Head: Large bubbles form a short live head Mouthfeel: Light without becoming watery Taste: Gentle malt, with the floral sweetness of the elderflower Comment: The fizz clears quickly from this beer, so it avoids becoming too gassy. All the individual components –… Read more »