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Sunday, 10 December 2017
What I drank in London
In my hotel at least. Pleanty of cask stuff rushed over my lips, too. No keg, obviously. I can get that whenever I want. This isn't ev...
Saturday, 9 December 2017
Historic Lager Festival update
March 3rd at the Urban Chestnut in St. Louis. That's the basic information. The full lineup of brewers and beers hasn't been fin...
A very generous offer
on my classic UK styles (all four of them) books is still on. Hurry up before I get mean and raise the prices again. I've knocked 15% ...
1913 Boddington XXX
This recipe is intended to give you an idea about what Mild was like before the great catastrophe of WW I. Having first become acquainte...
Friday, 8 December 2017
Christmas gift ideas reminder
In case you've forgotten, I came up with four wonderful new books this year. Please buy one. For every ten copies sold, Alexei gets a ha...
We follow the same routine as yesterday. Dolores gets up at 8:45 and makes tea* and we troll downstairs for breakfast at 9:15. The breakfa...
Thursday, 7 December 2017
Yet another US tour
You may have heard about the Historic Lager Festival that will be takig place in St. Louis on March 3rd. As I'll be over in the US, I ...
Museum and Tavern
We don’t rise that early. Just in time to wash and get downstairs before breakfast is finished. It’s very much the same as at the Tavistoc...
Wednesday, 6 December 2017
Let's Brew Wednesday - 1942 Shepherd Neame MB
Time to see what had happened to Shepherd Neame’s Mild after a couple of years of war. It’s bound to be nothing good. For a start it’s d...
Tuesday, 5 December 2017
Christmas gift ideas
Talking of Christmas, how about investing in one of the four books I wrote this year? There's my award-winning Scotland! Vol. II. A hi...
Pre-Christmas London trip
Me and Dolores have got into the habit of visiting London in early December. For a couple of reasons: the hacks’ dinner, smooching around ...
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