Category: beer

The Tree Leicester

Best Pub in Leicester 2019

You may remember that in September there was a terrible ‘poll‘ in a well respected local newspaper asking punters to vote for their favourite pub in the city. Now there...

Krombacher alcohol free Weizen beer

Eat, Drink and Be Merry II

Christmas is all about staying in, out of the cold, and stuffing your face with treats whilst watching Christmas films. Now that shouldn’t always have to mean all the booze,...

Cheese 2019

Cheese 2019

Cheese lovers from across the globe assembled for one of the biggest celebrations of the power of curdled milk in Bra, Italy recently. Another year for the Slow Food International...

Laura Hadland and Gillian Hough of the British Guild of Beer Writers

CAMRA Good Beer Guide

The latest edition of the Good Beer Guide was launched yesterday. I managed to head over to both the East and West Midlands’ launch events, thanks to a quick hop...

big drop brewing low alcohol lager can

Back to Big Drop Brewing

I wrote about Big Drop Brewing back in April when I was pregnant. Now I have no ‘need’ to drink alcohol free beer, but I’m finding it remains a handy...

King prawns

The Tree, Leicester

The Orange Tree is dead, long live The Tree! One of my longest standing watering holes closed its doors recently, and has undergone a refurbishment under new owners. The Tree...

Amazing burger

The Geese & Fountain

It’s more than two years since I last wrote about the Geese & Fountain in Croxton Kerrial. However, on reflection, it seems we behaved precisely the same on this visit...

The Great British Beer Festival 2019

Diversity at GBBF

“Diversity has defined this year’s festival” GBBF 2019 These were the words of Catherine Tonry, organiser of the Great British Beer Festival 2019. Held at the gigantic Olympia, London, the...