The Half Pint Gentleman

Keeping it real … Real Ale

Turning Passion into Profession

The past couple of years has been crazy! When I first started this blog all I wanted to achieve was providing information to help others in either finding somewhere they … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Brewery Beer Mansion Dalston 2017

Last year MC Motors in Dalston held, in my eyes, the best beer event of the year in Brooklyn Brewery Beer Mansion. Nobody really knew what they were in for … Continue reading

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Tribute Beer Batter & Cornflakes Crunch Cape Hake Beer Tacos with Avocado Creme

Throughout growing up there was a few beers that stayed with me over the years, among such beers was the likes of Dark Star Hophead, Hop Back Summer Lightning, Oakham … Continue reading

June 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Five Points Brewing Co & Poppies Fish and Chips Poppies Pale Ale

In 1952 Pat “Pop” Newland was cutting up copies of the Daily Mirror newspaper so they could be used to hold East Londoners dinner at the fish and chip shop … Continue reading

June 1, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Porterhouse Brewing Co Oyster Stout Butternut Squash, Sweet Potato  and Black Bean Jerk Curry

WARNING!!! This dish is pretty spicy, you might need some sour cream if you are not a fan of heat! Also, this recipe makes LOTS of Jerk curry, you will … Continue reading

May 29, 2017 · 3 Comments

Celebrating 5 Years of Nicholson’s Pale Ale

This year marks the 5th anniversary of the of Nicholson’s Pub chain permanent flagship beer Nicholson’s Pale Ale, brewed by St Austell Brewery, To celebrate the occasion St Austell have … Continue reading

May 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

St Austell Small Batch Brews Series

Beers like Proper Job and Tribute brewed by Cornwall based family owned brewery St Austell are beers that guided me through my early years of exploring different beers. Many a … Continue reading

April 25, 2017 · Leave a comment