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Brew York: Coconut Kings

Every so often a brewery, new to me, crosses my path and takes my breath away. Last year that brewery wasn’t Cloudwater, Northern Monk, Verdant or any of the other supposedly hip and fashionable UK breweries. Sure, they’ve produced some great beers over the past while and are widely known by Northern Ireland’s beer crafterati…… Continue reading Brew York: Coconut Kings

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#BeerySecretSanta

‘Tis better to give than to receive, apparently. Aye, well, whatever your thoughts on that, giving a gift to someone you’ve never met before requires some seriously uncomfortable social media creeping. I’d volunteered along with 43 others to take part in a UK/Ireland Twitter exchange called #BeerySecretSanta. Organised by Newcastle upon Tyne’s Myles Lambert, who’s part…… Continue reading #BeerySecretSanta

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Guest Post: Beer Festivals – A Glassy Experience

I’m a generous man. A new feature for the blog today in the form of a first guest post, that honour going to Portrush man Erol Bucukoglu. We recently had a conversation about beer festival glasses and he asked if I was going to write on the issue. Erol (@shakesbeer9) regularly travels to London and has…… Continue reading Guest Post: Beer Festivals – A Glassy Experience