I haven’t blogged in a while, and it’s something I wish did more often. So after hosting a beery brunch for a gaggle of award winning beer writers my pride talked me into sitting down and writing again. Thursday saw the annual British Guild of Beer Writers Awards Dinner, a fine event with the who’s who … More Brewery Below Beery Brunch
A drought of hops or a flood of inspiration, whichever came first the result is some outstanding beers. Several breweries have attempted Grapefruit IPA’s or pale ale’s, Brewdog’s Elvis Juice and Magic Rock’s Highwire Grapefruit to name just two UK efforts. I recently visited the States and a very good friend of mine (Chris @AR_aces23) sent … More Grapefruit IPA guacamole recipe
By now the guests at the British Guild of Guild of Beer Writers annual dinner will be seated, they’ll have seen the menu, and they’ll hopefully have enjoyed a few beers in the sponsors bars at The Park Lane Hotel. This was my fourth year as part of the team who had the responsibility of … More British Guild of Beer Writers Annual Dinner 2015
We are extremely lucky to have been featured in Canadian beer & food pioneer Stephen Beaumont’s new book. The Beer & Food Companion is the latest homage to Stephen’s two favourite topics and includes two recipes from our Head Chef at The Bull, David Hook. His hop Smoked Salmon & Beer Hollaindaise and Pumpkin Beer … More Beer Dinner at The Bull with Stephen Beaumont
Life at London Brewing Co is never boring. Last night at The Bull we had the amazing food of Herlinda Heras for a Mexican Cinco de Mayo celebration. On Friday we’re off to Kent to pick hop shoots and bring them back to put on the menus at The Bull & The Bohemia. But the … More Bo-Chi & Wings
Had a fantastic night with our latest beer & food dinner at The Bull. Really chuffed with mine & David’s menu & the beer pairings that we chose.Here’s a taste of what was on offer… Sorry if you missed it, keep an eye out for our next one!
Four years ago, I was getting ready to launch a very ambitious beer festival back at The Thatchers Arms in Mount Bures. It co-incided with the Royal Wedding and was running over twelve days and two four day bank holiday weekends. The theme, London Brewers. We had ten different London beers on at any one … More What a difference four years makes…