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?
I usually conjure up a blog post title after I’ve written the actual post but today I can’t think of anything that would do my words justice, so I’m leaving it as is. A few days ago I headed off with some friends on a motorbike trip to northern France and Belgium, of course sampling…… Continue reading The Blog Post With No Title
Non alcoholic beer – what’s the point in that? If your idea and memory of 0% beer is a bottle of the awful Kaliber back in the day, or maybe you’d think, as I often do, “I’d rather just have a decent cuppa, thanks” then maybe this blog post is for you. I never drink…… Continue reading Does 0% Alcohol Mean 0% Taste?