Last week saw us brewing Great Expecations, a special for the Leicester beer festival. It’s a pale beer showcasing the Galaxy Hop. We haven’t used this hop before and have – as its name suggests – high hopes for it.
The Leicester festival kicks off on 7th March. you can find details here http://www.leicestercamra.org.uk/Festivals/2012festival.shtml.
We will be […]
This week has seen much talk from politicians, media commentators and the beer industry on binge drinking, drunken behaviour in our town centres and the ‘clean up’ cost to the policing, health services and local councils.
There is undoubtedly a lot of noise. Of course politicians jump on band wagons. Of course the duty, VAT […]
Last week saw something of a furore with MPs insisting that a beer called Top Totty, which apparently has a similarly tasteful pump clip, be removed from the House of Commons bar on the grounds that it was demeaning to women.
I have no wish to get into the debate on sexism here (for the record it […]