Category: beer

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Work in progress: The CAMRA biography

While we all now find ourselves in lockdown, and furloughed from our day jobs, the time to continue with freelance projects has never been more surprisingly abundant. In my case,...

Leicester Beer Festival 2020

COMPETITION: Leicester Beer Festival

It’s less than a week until the Leicester Beer Festival launches its 2020 edition, with a theme of 20/20 Vision. Hosted once again within the spacious and pleasingly central surrounds...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...