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…

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 college pub session would have involved pints of Tribute, the classic Cornish pale ale which can be found all across the UK. As the years…

Chilling with Two Bottles of Solvay Society

It’s Christmas eve and I have been busy hosting some friends and family over ours for lunch, after spending most the day on my feet I have just sat down with two bottles chilling in the fridge. Both the bottles are some homebrew recipes from Roman Hochuli of Solvay Society, the first I have drank…

Ridgeway of Oxfordshire Imperial Red Ale 10%

I’ve not put loads of massive thought into my 12 beers of Christmas this year, I know there is 12 in my “cellar” under the stairs but I think I will just see what I am feeling on the day. The first 12 beers of Christmas 2016 is from Ridgeway of Oxfordshire (although brewed in…