Getting out of the house before 10am on a Saturday has been an impossible task. However, it happened on Saturday and after a short bus ride I was soon sat sipping on the freshest Kernel Pale Ale I’ve had. A decadent brunch of very delicious Prosecco and the sweet/salty delight of waffles with bacon and maple syrup. Hiding from the sudden downpour. A quick stop … Continue reading Blustery afternoon exploring Maltby Street Market
Social media can be a wonderful thing and it was via the Twitterverse I came to hear that Brew Dog were running Beer School. Most of you are aware of my love affair with Brew Dog and with places still available it was something I couldn’t pass up. £20 — 6 beers, cheese and meat platter and an evening of learning about Brew Dog and … Continue reading Beer School with Brew Dog
Mmnnn Beer. . Before arriving in the United Kingdom I used to drink spirits. Rum and coke to be more precise. Shortly after landing on these shores it became apparent my budget didn’t allow for copious amounts of spirits, so I turned to lager. The odd beer was consumed back in SA so it was the obvious choice. Real ale was something to be feared. … Continue reading Things I’ll miss about London #1 BEER!
British beer/ale (and henceforth, all shall be referred to as “beer”) is another area I felt needed more exploring. A number of friends mentioned they might be attending the GBBF this year so made a point of inviting myself along. Being a lager girl the huge variety of British beer has left me somewhat overwhelmed. And that’s exactly how I felt when I arrived at … Continue reading Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) 2011