The Oxted Beer Festival

I haven’t gone every year, but I think I have for the last few, and it’s been ok. My big gripe with this beer festival is the cost. It’s more expensive than the Great British Beer Festival and is no way near as good! So why does it cost so much, and why has it…

Pulling your own pint

I tried this pub (I can’t remember the name of it) a couple of weeks ago. It’s a craft beer pub and you can pull your own pint. I thought that this would be fun, and, to a degree it is. It’s a bit like using a petrol pump in that it counted out how…

And the next batch from Beer 52 arrives

Ok, it was last week, but I thought I’d mention it. I had a couple of less than perfect experiences with the last batch, so I’m hoping for much more satisfactory experience this time around. I’ll be sinking the first one or two in a day or so. I’ll let you know the results.

Now that’s a lovely ale

I often have Gem at WOMAD, so when I recently saw it in the local supermarket I thought I’d try a couple of bottles. Well it was just as good as the draft. I was really impressed I have to say.