Category: beer

Italian vermouth in Turin

The European Capital of Booze

Where is the European Capital of Booze? This post was inspired by a bit of banter with friend and fellow blogger Lucia, over at Turin Epicurean. Anyone that knows someone...

Seabass dish at North Bar and Kitchen, Leicester.

Flavour of the Decade

How’s it going Leicester? Things are pretty amazing for me… No-one is more surprised than me that this month marks this blog’s 10th anniversary! The more eagle-eyed amongst you will...

Waffles at Gelato Village Leicester

Black Friday Offers in Leicester

We’ve all been reading about how Black Friday offers aren’t all they’ve cracked up to be as unscrupulous national chains play the system with a discount here, a bit of...

Leicester Beer Week logo 2018

Leicester Beer Week

If you’ve been living under a rock all summer then you may not have realised that the very first Leicester Beer Week is just around the corner! YES! From 20th...

A can of DIPA 2x4 by American craft brewery Melvin

What have I been pouring?

After our recent beer trip to The Big Smoke, I acquired a few little beer samples to bring home and I thought you might like to see what I got!...

seedlip, mocktail, gadabout leicester

Mocktails and Alcohol Free Beer

Boycotting the booze?   I recently wrote about the rise of mocktails. This was looking at the relative dearth of high quality, alcohol free cocktails. I was commenting on the...

Bristol Beer Factory, milk stout, beer

Great British Beer

I’ve had quite a beer soaked week so far. It is the Great British Beer Festival this week. This was preceded by my first ever British Beer Writers Guild event,...