Posts about "beer"

10 Years of… London beer

Published on 8 October 2009 in , , , ,

It might sound a bit of a cliche, but when I first moved to London, one of the questions I'd get asked by people up north was "how do you cope with the beer down there?" as if there was something almost poisonous about the London beers!

Alistair Darling – the man who will kill the British pub

Published on 12 March 2008 in , , ,

I'm not one for political posts normally, but sometimes you just have to ask what the hell our politicians are playing at? I'm talking about you, Alistair "Pub Killer" Darling and your insane 4p rise in excise duty on beer. That is, ladies and gentlemen, a rise of 13% in tax. At a time when the cost of a pint is increasing anyway due to higher prices in materials.

Britain still imperial

Published on 11 September 2007 in , ,

Is a hundred years after it was first mooted, enough time to wait for us to finally go totally metric?