Ale review: Galactico, Camerons Craft

With Wimbledon right around the corner, it’s surely just about time to start indulging in the super-light and refreshing summer ales. I really enjoyed this blonde ale from Hartlepool-based Camerons Brewery. White-blond might… Continue reading

bar review: beer & buns, london

London’s explosive craft beer scene can often seem a little bewildering. So it’s always a treat to find a bar with a drinks list that educates, as well as inebriates. Tucked slightly off… Continue reading

bar review: the cambrian tap, Cardiff

Nestled at the end of Caroline Street, the beer-hall style high seats, quirky lamps and the extensive draft range caught my eye. This place was previously Kitty Flynn’s, and has now been beautifully… Continue reading

Cocktail recipe: friday punch

There’s nothing worse than getting to the freezer after a long day and finding that you’re all out of ice. Unless of course, you find the grapes that you froze weeks ago and… Continue reading

restaurant review: 103, prenzlauer berg

Simply one of the best meals I’ve had this year. This excellent find was on Kastienallee, one of Prenzlauer Berg’s best nightspots. A modern and classy bar with fancy lamps and shiny white… Continue reading

pub review: wilhelm hoeck, Charlottenburg

No trip to Berlin is complete without a visit to a traditional Kneipe. Filled with barrels, wooden furniture and glass cabinets containing relics, this charming place was a great place for a schwarzbier… Continue reading

bar review: Würgeengel, Kreuzberg

This is one of those cocktail bars where you can tell by the way the menu is written that it’s going to be good. Dimly lit, with a high bar, small low wooden… Continue reading

bar review: the cocktail trading co, london

Top marks for presentation here – it’s a while since I’ve had such stunning looking drinks. We sat at the bar, which I firmly believe is the best seat in the house if… Continue reading

Beer review: Hopsecutioner, Terrapin beer company

I didn’t order it only because of the name. Honest… At 7.3% this Atlanta-brewed IPA was certainly a far cry from the weak and watery offerings my inner cynic expects to have to… Continue reading

Ale review: Chilli and chocolate, Wadworth

Couldn’t resist trying this. I have to say I could taste a lot more chilli than chocolate, which actually was fine by me. A pleasant drink, but I think there’s room for improvement.… Continue reading