The Half Pint Gentleman

Keeping it real … Real Ale

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

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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

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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

There’s No F- -tball Without the O’s

When I was asked who my favourite footballer was a kid my answer was “Matt Lockwood”, the response to this was pretty much always “Who?”. Usually this was followed up … Continue reading

March 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Craft Beer Rising 2017 Highlights

I was lucky enough to attend both Thursday and Friday sessions of Craft Beer Rising via a press ticket. There was so much to take in but here are a few … Continue reading

March 15, 2017 · 4 Comments

London Drinker Festival 2017

For the last couple of years, I have said that London needs a CAMRA beer festival which should feature a beer list completely made up of London cask beer, I … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 · 2 Comments