Category: beer

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,...

Two Tailed Lion Leicester

Welcome to the Two-Tailed Lion

It’s been a good month for new pub openings in Leicester and Leicestershire. The Castle Inn on Castle Street, Mill Hill Cask & Coffee in Enderby and, the only one...

beer keg, handpull, real ale

Fancy a pint?

Beer lovers have been delighted to welcome The Head of Steam to Leicester this month. They kindly invited me along to their press launch so I could see for myself...

Mash and Press Anstey

A Leicestershire Treasure

We’ve been treated to a very special pop up pub this weekend. Anstey Ale have moved their brewery to new premises on Albion Street in Anstey, and during the move...