If you could go back in time to visit any pub in history, where would you go? I know where I would.
Posts about Beer
After recently brewing Boddingtons Bitter using a recipe from 1945, I decided to have another go using a recipe that recreates the beer from the 1970s,
Published on 9 May 2023 in Beer
Robinsons Brewery have an excellent beer called Old Tom. But it's not the only Old Tom beer in history. Why did this name become synonymous with strong ale? (tl:dr - I don't know.)
Pitting Titantic Brewery's Plum Porter against my own concoction. But how does it compare?
I've never been a fan of Boddingtons Bitter. But if I went back to a recipe from 1945, would it be any good? And how would it compare to the Boddingtons you can buy today?
There was a time where, if I was in a pub and there was no real ale, or if there was and it was absolutely terrible (gone off, poorly looked after, or whatever), I'd go for a pint of stout. And that usually meant Guinness. Recently I tried to brew my own version of the black stuff, because why not?
Recently I tried to brew a clone of Fuller's iconic London Pride ale. Would it taste anywhere near similar?
The first in an occasional series, comparing a homebrew clone of a beer you can buy in the shops.
How to end our Wandle celebration? Personally at the end of every walk I like a beer to reward myself. But what has a river got to do with beer?
This nation should be celebrating a high quality beverage produced by highly skilled craftsmen. One of the few things we actually make in our country. We should be celebrating and ringing its name on high.