Bar & Restaurant Review: Wild Beer Co. at Wapping Wharf

Wild Beer at Wapping Wharf, Units 6-8 Gaol Ferry Steps Bristol BS1 5WE 01172395693. Meal for two (with drinks): £45 Bristol has always been one of my favourite places in the UK. I hold fond memories of the city from my university days, in which we would often take the train from Exeter and embark … Continue reading Bar & Restaurant Review: Wild Beer Co. at Wapping Wharf

Beer Review: Fallen Brewing Co. Cans

A couple of months ago, I was fortunate enough to receive some cans from Fallen brewery in Scotland. The Stirlingshire-based brewery have recently invested in a state-of-the-art ABE canning line capable of filling up to 900 cans an hour, and kindly offered to send me some samples to try. I finally got the opportunity to … Continue reading Beer Review: Fallen Brewing Co. Cans

The ticking time-bombs facing Britain’s pubs

*N.B. This was an issue feature written as part of my Masters degree and is aimed at a more national, less specialist audience* With business rates climbing ever higher, Brexit forcing up the price of imported drinks and young people drinking less than ever before, could this be the end of the British pub as … Continue reading The ticking time-bombs facing Britain’s pubs

Five of the best beers at Craft Beer Rising 2017

Now in it's fifth year, Craft Beer Rising could reasonably lay claim to being one of the first real 'craft' beer festivals. Hosted in the heart of Brick Lane at the iconic Old Truman Brewery, the festival boasts of having over 700 beers from around 170 breweries on offer across three days. I was lucky … Continue reading Five of the best beers at Craft Beer Rising 2017

In conversation with… Jack Hobday, co-founder of Anspach & Hobday

Situated under a cramped railway arch in Southwark, Anspach & Hobday doesn’t look much like the location of a brewery currently selling beer to Italy, Belgium and across the UK. In just over three years, owners Paul Anspach and Jack Hobday have transformed themselves from aspiring homebrewers to the owners of a brewery with the potential … Continue reading In conversation with… Jack Hobday, co-founder of Anspach & Hobday