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Hell’s bells

Following a thread on a wine discussion forum about the yeast known as Brett, I decided to open this. Brettanomyces is a yeast used for making beer, and when …
General

Streaky bacon

The best bacon I have ever tried comes from Sillfield Farm; they have a stand at Borough Market near London Bridge. Best of all are the dry-cure streaky bacons, …
Beer

A nice afternoon drink

Again this is made by the Meantime Brewery and is bottled without pasteurisation. It is made with Vienna malt and Bavarian hops. Sainsbury’s ‘Taste the difference’ Vienna style amber …
Jokes

Meat head

I have just ordered another bottle of Pommard Premier Cru to drink over the up-coming weeks. This reminded me of when I visited Domaine de Courcel in the summer …
Beer

A celebration indeed

England just whipped Wales in the Six Nations; a celebration is called for! This Californian ale was brewed ‘to celebrate the winter season’ and is made in the tradition …
Beer

Rich and heady

This is a real ale in a bottle, a bottle-conditioned beer, from a good London brewery who make some excellent stuff and run some good pubs. These real ales …