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
It’s been a year since the pink parade of culture pounded the pavements of Stoke Newington and for the second year running I am in charge of the bars… Not including the local venues which have their own (The Prince, Mascara Bar, Ryans & Haunt) we have seven bars around Stokey over the weekend (3rd … More Stoked to be stocked at Stokey #budvartent
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
An invite through The British Guild of Beer Writers and an opportune night off took me along to the launch of The Beer Bakery pop-up in Hackney. Backed by AB-Inbev, and showcasing a range of their beers, some may have thought it just a cynical excuse for one of the big boys to get their … More AB-InBread
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!