There’s a thing in GB called Beer Day Britain. It’s where the English, Scots and Welsh celebrate their local independent pubs and breweries. Without wanting to sound like Al Murray The Pub Landlord, they drink beautiful British beer in beautiful British pubs – apart from the ones who drink Carlsberg or Guinness. It’s a promotional…… Continue reading Beer Day NI
New brews have been a surprising and reassuring feature of the Lockdown/Stay at Home/Stay Alert period. Plenty of beer has been brewed with more new titles on our off licence shelves. Unsurpringly no-one has yet called their beer ‘Do Not Inject Disinfectant’. *double facepalm gif* Bullhouse participated in Other Half Brewing’s All Together worldwide collaboration,…… Continue reading Stay Alert Roundup #1
Newcomer Modest Beer from Holywood has been steadily putting out good quality beers since I reviewed the first offering at the end of 2019. And my interest was piqued even more when brewer Chris became the first (to my knowledge) in Northern Ireland to produce a beer using the new-ish Sabro hop. Unfortunately due to…… Continue reading Modestly Limited
In these lockdown times it’s now becoming more important than ever for local beer fans to have their tipples of choice delivered to their door. Popping into the off licence is gone, as the delivery driver is now king. As mentioned in my previous blog post, there are numerous local breweries and off licences dealing…… Continue reading Deliverwoohoo
A while back I had a bit of a pop at contract breweries not labelling where their beer was being brewed. What’s the big deal? Why not just say if your beer is being brewed at a different location? It seems that train of thought continues with Dopey Dick in Derry/Londonderry. They did apparently brew…… Continue reading Who Brews It? Do You Really Care?