Weekly Word Up – September Week 2

I love writing about beer, sharing my beer travel stories so that other people can also experience those places and tastes is my main reason for writing on this blog. However, I also love reading other peoples views and thoughts on beer, I have a collection of blogs that I regularly check for new articles.…

Kælderkold, Barcelona

La Ramblas, one of the world's most famous streets, a busy long snake like street with shops, restaurants and tourist attractions running down its sides with market stalls providing anything from hand painted cartoons of yourself to fruit and veg shaped in rather questionable shapes! If you've visited Barcelona then the likelihood is you've been…

Howling Hops Tank Bar, Hackney Wick London

10 tall shiny metallic giants stand side by side in a room, watching over a hall full of people, old and young, male and female, "Hipster" and "CAMRA member" alike. These 10 giants are like a visual example of how far beer and the drinking of beer has come within the past couple of years. First…

Barney’s Beer – Sorachi Ace IPA 5%

Ermmmaaagward I lurrrvvee Sorachi Ace hops!!! This is my first thought whenever I have a beer that is brewed with Sorachi Ace hops, I love it, its characteristics are so different to any other type of hop used in brewing. The Sorachi Ace hop was originally made in Hokkaidō, Japan in the late 1970's however it…