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 that I find it hard to even entertain the idea of drinking beer alongside dinner with someone who likes wine with their food, let alone…

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 & current co-host of Hopinions Podcast) was live on twitter. I tuned in. Steve was telling viewers of his plans for the day, he was going…

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 day before the wedding so it meant we could have a nice relaxing evening before the big day. The Thursday night was a lovely chilled…

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 percentage of people who have come to Bethnal Green in search of beer haven’t searched much further than Mother Kellys and Redchurch Taproom. But if…

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 and food pairing event at The Other Room in Bermondsey. The Other Room is a small beer bar which is kind of in the middle…