second real ale revolution

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Has the beer changed or have I changed?

Visiting Leicester the other week wasn’t just about the delightful couple of hours I spent in the Criterion. My reason for going was to perform at the Indiepop Alldayer just around the corner at Firebug. But I also heard that Burton Porter was on tap a few streets away, at a pub called the Ale … Continue reading


Hertfordshire: stuck in 1995?

Despite boasting some distinctly decent boozers, Hertfordshire doesn’t quite seem to have caught up with the real ale revolution. I find myself down this way two or three times a year, visiting in-laws, and the beer never quite hits the spot. What’s with that? Don’t get me wrong: there’s plenty of real ale. But it’s … Continue reading