First things first, an apology. I’ve not been posting very much lately. Sorry about that. It turns out doing a Masters degree is a LOT more time consuming than I’d envisaged, and alas Beeson on Beer has fallen by the wayside a little over the last couple of months. However, at the weekend I went … Continue reading Beer Review: Beavertown/To Øl Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
I told myself I wasn’t going to write about The Independent Manchester Beer Convention, or Indy Man as it is better known. “Everyone will have been”, “it will just annoy people who weren’t able to go”, “what can you say that nobody else hasn’t already said before?” were just some of the things to have … Continue reading Not another Indy Man Beer Con blog…
Now in its fourth year of existence, the annual launch of The Rainbow Project is one of the most anticipated events in every beer geek's calendar. The Project, which started life at Siren Craft Brewery in Berkshire in 2013, has in recent years produced some of the most highly sought after beers in the UK … Continue reading A taste of the Rainbow at Siren Craft Brewery
*BEEP*, *BEEP*… *BEEP*, *BEEP* It’s five forty-five am on a Thursday morning, and I’m rudely awoken by the unpleasant sound of my alarm clock, jolting me out of a deep slumber. I groan, haul myself out of bed and into the shower, before getting dressed and slipping out the back door at just gone half … Continue reading In conversation with… Robin Wright, Co-Founder of Pig & Porter Brewing Co.
Bleary-eyed and barely recovered from post-Glastonbury flu, I find myself in the departures room at Gatwick South Terminal at half five on a Thursday morning. In a bout of spontaneity a month earlier, I had booked flights to visit an old university friend in Berlin; not even bothering to consider the implications of needing to … Continue reading Ich bin ein Berliner (Weisse) – A beery tour of Germany’s capital