Wednesday, 6 June 2018
ISO: malt liquor
When my dad was a young boy, he’d see adverts in Marvel comics for something called Tootsie Rolls . These are small, chewy, toffee-lik...
Tuesday, 8 May 2018
Keep Austin beered
At the Austin Beer Garden Brewery , a country band is playing. Sillhouettes of the occasional cowboy hat stand out amongst the crowd. B...
Wednesday, 25 April 2018
An ode to Jester King Brewery
“Here in Texas, there are really only a couple of weeks a year when you need to wear a jacket, when you can see your breath,” our tour...
Tuesday, 17 April 2018
Old New Orleans Rhythm and Juice
Off the top of your head, what associations do you have with New Orleans? Jazz, perhaps, which originated there; Tennessee Williams’ A Str...
Thursday, 1 March 2018
The free state of Kemptown
The following is my contribution to The Session #133, hosted by Gareth at Barrel Aged Leeds . This month's theme is 'Hometown Gl...
Monday, 5 February 2018
Two schooners of black saison and a portion of kimchi fries please
Last week, I received an exciting package. Contained within was the first freebie I have accepted (alright, the first I've been off...
Sunday, 31 December 2017
12 Beers of Christmas - Day Twelve - Burning Sky Trafalgar Wines Celebratory Stout
I've already written and deleted several paragraphs in which I try to summarise a tumultuous 2017, each time concluding that nobody a) n...
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