Category: beer

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...

Leicester Beer Festival 2018

Leicester Beer Festival 2018

There is only one thing that happens in March around these parts, and that is the beer festival. Here’s what I thought about last year.  In January we all recover...

Tryanuary Leicester

Tryanuary: The Leicester Tweet Up

So Leicester hit the town last night in the previously mentioned Tryanuary tweet up. A good time was had by all and many local brews and hostelries were sampled, all...

Tryanuary Leicester

Tryanuary 2018: Leicestershire Edition

Scroll down for events and offers I’ve always been a big fan of Tryanuary here on the blog. This is the very sensible response to the knee jerk reaction of...

Everards, Leicestershire beer, buffet

Happy Birthday Leicester Clocktower!

That grand meeting place of Leicester city turns 150 this year, and I was invited to The Globe today to celebrate the Clocktower’s birthday with our historic county brewery, Everards....

Canapes at the Knight and Garter Leicester

Knight and Garter

We headed over to the newly opened Knight & Garter this week to celebrate the launch of their Gallery Venue space. It has been quite the transformation, from Molly O’Grady’s...