The Half Pint Gentleman

Keeping it real … Real Ale

Goose Island Vintage Ale House, Balham London

Slowly but surely beer is starting to feature more regularly on the menus of British restaurants, we are getting there slowly. Wine and food has such a long popular history … Continue reading

January 30, 2017 · 2 Comments

The Bottle Bureau Chelmsford Essex

When I was about 18 (may have even been 17… Naughty me) back in college one of my favourite pubs was The Hot House in Chelmsford. It was way before … Continue reading

December 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer O’Clock Shows Steve’s Hometown Tour of Witham

As I got out of the shower yesterday morning I noticed I had a notification on my phone saying that my mate Steve (formerly of the Beer O’Clock Show & … Continue reading

December 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beerd Oxford

My sister lives in Oxford and after years of never visiting she paid for me to pop down and visit for my 30th birthday present. We did all the tourist … Continue reading

December 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

An Evening in Stratford Upon Avon

Stratford Upon Avon, the birthplace of Shakespeare, home to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, The Alehouse Micropub and the location for my friend’s wedding. The missus and I travelled up the … Continue reading

December 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Three Sods Brewery Taproom, Bethnal Green London

Bethnal Green is soaked in East London history, a vibrant busy part of East London which is embracing the new with the old. It is most likely that a large … Continue reading

April 27, 2016 · 2 Comments

Anspach & Hobday Eat The Brewer at The Other Room

Eat the brewer… I know what you are thinking and no this isn’t a title of an episode of The Walking Dead! This was the name of the first beer … Continue reading

April 18, 2016 · Leave a comment