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

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 he worked in as a 11-year-old. After many years’ experience, he finally opened his own fish and chip shop Poppies in Spitafields Market, covering the [...]

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

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 need a big pot or casserole dish, or if you want to make less then just half all the ingredients, if not then this will [...]

Celebrating 5 Years of Nicholson’s Pale 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 brewed a new Celebration Pale Ale, which as head brewer Roger Ryman describes “it’s like Nicholson’s Pale Ale on steroids, we multiplied everything we liked [...]

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

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 favourite Badger Ale sent to me. Poachers Choice is a 5.7%, sweet, dark, rich, full bodied, fruity ruby ale. With flavours of dark fruits, especially [...]