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?
A few new(ish) Northern Irish brews make the blog this time around. I’m aware it’s heavily County Down based but this will be rectified next time with a write up of brews from the Maiden City. So Derry wans can quit the gurning before you start gurning. Warrenpoint’s Mourne Mountains Brewery kindly sent me their…… Continue reading Down Your Way
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
For most beery people in Northern Ireland, Huddersfield in West Yorkshire would only mean the home of the acclaimed Magic Rock brewery. Now there’s a second point about the town that you can throw into the conversation. Former brewer at Londonderry’s Walled City restaurant and brewery, Andrew Rough, is also from the English town and…… Continue reading Derry/Londonderry New Beer
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?