The Half Pint Gentleman

Keeping it real … Real Ale

When SX Bottleshare went to Norwich

Way back earlier in the year some regulars to the SX Bottleshare all made a trip up to Norwich, I never got around to doing the blog post so thought … Continue reading

December 14, 2016 · 3 Comments

6 Hours No Dinner Special in Bruges

4:45am my alarm clock goes off, waking me up in our IBIS hotel in Lea Bridge Road Leyton, instantly I am thanking myself for sticking to only a few pints … Continue reading

December 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

August 23, 2016 · 2 Comments

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 · 2 Comments

The Jam Factory, Oxford

  The Jam Factory is a restaurant / art gallery / bar situated in a former marmalade factory, and is much more than just a place to come and drink. … Continue reading

June 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Pubs of York – 30th Birthday Celebrations

Over the last decade or so I, like many football fans, have travelled around the country watching our chosen team. Over that period of time it is fair to say … Continue reading

May 30, 2016 · 2 Comments

Garage Beer Co, Barcelona

People from all over the world travelled to Barcelona to attend the awesome beer festival this March but not only did they get to enjoy a brilliant beer festival they … Continue reading

June 26, 2015 · 1 Comment