The Half Pint Gentleman

Keeping it real … Real Ale

Elephant School x Solvay Society x Half Pint Gent – The Inverted Abbey Series

It’s the hottest day of the year, it is a good 33 degrees outside in the Brentwood country side, Ethan Kannor, Roman Hochuli and I are standing directly beneath a … Continue reading

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24 Hours in the Czech Republic

As soon as I took my seat in the blacked out mini bus a pint size can of Pilsner Urquell was put in my hand, it was the first of many, … Continue reading

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Magic Rock Dark Arts Jerk BBQ Chicken

I can actually remember the first time I had jerk chicken, I was in my mate Gav’s kitchen in my early years of college, I can still remember the dry … Continue reading

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Round Tower Brewery x Pastasciutta -Bacon & Mushroom Chelmsford Pasta

The dish that I made here is a real Chelmsford collaboration, the beer is from Chelmsford microbrewery Round Tower Brewery and the fresh pasta I bought is from the excellent … Continue reading

September 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pilsner Urquell Czech Inspired Goulash

If there is one thing I learnt about Czech cuisine while visiting Pilsner Urquell brewery, it is that they love a lot of meat! Meat, with a side of meat … Continue reading

August 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Pilsner Urquell Tapster Training Program

So you want to be a tapster? You want to pour the perfect Pint? Unlike some of the bartenders of the UK, Czech tapsters are held at celebrity status, in … Continue reading

August 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

Wychwood King Star Lager & Lime Chicken with Lager Rice

The beer scene was a different story when in my teenage years, the selection was a fraction of what it is today and Weatherspoons was one of your best bets … Continue reading

August 1, 2016 · Leave a comment