Monthly Archives: January 2015

FIRST HALF OF THE MIXED BAG OF BOTTLES

FIRST HALF OF THE MIXED BAG OF BOTTLES I bought a small mix of beers from Leura Cellars for tonight and tomorrow. I started off with a Schlenkerla Rausbier Weizen,5.2% the smoke definately comes through in this beer but it … Continue reading

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FLAT ROCK BREW CAFE BEER AND CHEESE NIGHT

FLAT ROCK I went to the Flat rock Brew Cafe for their beer and cheese matching event last night. As usual I got there very early so I had a couple of beers while waiting and snacked on a bit … Continue reading

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A ROSE; A DUCK AND A ROYAL EXHIBITION

THE ROSE;THE DUCK AND THE ROYAL EXHIBITION HOTEL Isn’t it odd how there are so many interpretations of the rule about bringing children into pubs, I am all in favour of kids being kept clear of the bar area but … Continue reading

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FLEMISH FLAVOURS LEURA

FLEMISH FLAVOURS I went to the restaurant called Flemish Flavours at Leura the other night for a little joint birthday do for my daughter and her son. This place hasn’t been open all that long and as its name suggests … Continue reading

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AN AFTERNOON AT BITTER PHEW

BITTER PHEW I enjoyed a short afternoons session with my eldest daughter at Bittter Phew in Oxford Street. A sort of a Dutch courage/sinew stiffener before going to a kids show at the Seymour the next morning. I don’t usually … Continue reading

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BOGEDAL #287; 2012 VINTAGE

#287 BLONDE ALE FROM BOGEDAL BRYGHUS  After having read about interesting beers over the last couple of days I thought  would go to the local bottle shop ( off licence/liquor store) which in my case is a member of the … Continue reading

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BELGIAN BEER AND OTHER BLOGS

I have been having a bit of a think about, among other things, Belgian Beer. I was looking at the De Molen and Schlenkerla sites a couple of days ago and began to follow a few of the links that … Continue reading

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SAMUEL SMITHS OATMEAL STOUT: 6 OUT OF 10: UNTAPPD

SAMUEL SMITHS OATMEAL STOUT I like most beers with oatmeal in the recipe, this is a very nice and smooth example of oatmeal stout beers. I gave it three out of five in untappd. Some have said that my scoring … Continue reading

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RAUCHBIERS RULE, SCHLENKERLA DOPPLEBOCK

After writing my last post # M.I.L.D, I sent a link to my blog by email to the four breweries mentioned, within a couple of hours I had received an acknowledgement from De Molen Brewery in the Netherlands. Why I think … Continue reading

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ITALIAN MILD

M.I.L.D. Collaboration brew between Brewfist, De Molen, Toccalmatto and Ducato. De Molen from Bodegragaven  Netherlands. and three Italian Breweries Toccalmatto and Ducato Firdenza Italy and Brewfist Cordogna Italy. Not all that far from Milan It might be interesting and informative … Continue reading

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