Whisky Wednesday: The Macallan 12

This week we venture off the islands, and on to the mainland of Scotland, to Speyside. The Macallan Distillery sits on the banks of the river Spey and has been producing whisky there for nearly two hundred years; today’s choice is a little younger than that! This is their 12 year old, matured in sherry… Read more »

Great Alcoholic Ginger Beer Taste Test

As regular readers will know, I’m a big fan of ginger beer – but it has to be right. Personally, I want an alcoholic ginger beer to taste of beer, but with plenty of ginger fire to it as well. Over the years, I’ve found one or two fair examples but it’s always frustrated me… Read more »

Meantime Brewery Tour-At-Home

Meantime are one of those breweries with such an impressive range of beers that it’s hard to do justice to the whole lot in one go. I’ve previously tasted a couple of their offers back when they launched their London Lager; today I’m going through the bottles I’ve picked up recently but this doesn’t represent… Read more »

Beer & Bangers at Wholefoods

Living as I do in the boonies of NW London, Whole Foods in Kensington High Street is quite a trek, so not a regular shopping destination for me. Which is a shame, because it’s an utterly amazing place with all kinds of food and drink temptations. I could spend hours and hours and hours and… Read more »