Brewdog Mini Brewery Tour-At-Home

As I’ve mentioned before, Brewdog have been on my list for a Tour-At-Home for a long time. They’re a very polarising brand; brash, aggressive and firmly of the opinion that any publicity is good publicity. It’s not an attitude that really does much for me to be honest, and I’d disregard them if it wasn’t… Read more »

Irish Whisk(e)y for Saint Patrick’s Day

My meandering around the world of whisky has taken in a variety of nationalities – American, Japanese and of course Scots – but until now I haven’t mentioned Ireland. This is something of an oversight, not least because the Irish will have you believe that they invented the stuff. They’re hardly unique in this claim,… Read more »

Monster Beer: Westvleteren 12

For the first monster beer of 2012, I thought it was important to pick something to beat Aldi’s 40 year old whisky. What better, then, than the Best Beer In The World?! Yes, this is the legendary Westvleteren 12, a Trappist Quad weighing in at 10.2% ABV and coming from the Trappist Abbey of Saint… Read more »

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 »