The Half Pint Gentleman

Keeping it real … Real Ale

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

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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

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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

Duck in Poachers Choice Plum Sauce with Pak Choi, SPring Onions and Cucumber

As mentioned in my previous post featuring some beers from the Badger Ale, which also included a recipe for Fursty Ferret Easter Lamb, I had a recipe idea for my … Continue reading

April 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Badger Ales Fursty Ferret Easter Lamb Recipe Review

Recently I had a few conversations and seen a couple of blog posts on the beers we used to drink when we were younger, B.C (before craft!), some of our … Continue reading

April 12, 2017 · 1 Comment