FOMO. Fear Of Missing Out. This acronym has been used countless times in the past few years when new beers from very well respected breweries are launched. One of my favourite UK breweries is Cloudwater from Manchester. A lot of other beer drinkers are also fans of them. Why wouldn’t you be? My God they…… Continue reading Forget Not The Brews That Went Before
This month I visited my new favourite beer festival. A week after the superb ABV in Belfast, it was the turn of London to do its inimitable thing. For various reasons, I don’t usually get the chance to attend beer festivals outside of Northern Ireland but when acclaimed London brewery Beavertown announced in January they were…… Continue reading Beavertown Extravaganza 2017
Before I start, please believe me that this isn’t a rant but more of a plea. I had the good fortune to be able to spend some time in the beautiful county of Fermanagh recently and was able to visit two bars/restaurants while there (which shall remain unnamed for now). Now two isn’t a lot…… Continue reading All the Gear But No Idea
With the Cloudwater double IPA monthly release (now at v11) coinciding with the return of the now legendary and award-winning Of Foam and Fury by Galway Bay Brewery, I thought I’d line them up for a head-to-head and throw in a couple of similar others – McGargles Big Bangin IPA and Stone’s Ruination double IPA.…… Continue reading Double the Fun
Hawaii, the 50th and most recent state to join the USA is renowned for its volcanoes, good weather, flambuoyant shirts and Magnum PI. What many folk in Northern Ireland may not know, however, is the existence of a Hawaiian-inspired restaurant in Belfast’s Victoria Square. Kua ‘Aina serves an abundance of quality burgers, fish, chicken and…… Continue reading Aloha Ya Boy Ye!