Category: Scooping

15 November 2021

Beer Guide London Visits 3 – Blackhorse Beer Mile

Things are improving, not only did I set out this week with a plan but I had an actual itinerary. Don’t worry, this level of organisation won’t last. Indeed it nearly didn’t this week as once I told Jezza of my plans he immediately responded with, well as you’ll be there could you just pop in to… Enough of the preamble, on to the details. […]

25 October 2021

Back In The Saddle Again

A while ago I arranged with Jeremy to go out on another Beer Guide London research trip, a chance to catch up, be sociable and drink lots of sparkling mineral water. In reality it was this date on my calendar that sowed the initial seed that led to my eventual decision to start drinking again. It was now going to be a “proper” research trip! […]

21 October 2021

Right. Where Was I…?

This was always scheduled to be the next beer that I drank at home. I wasn’t quite anticipating the gap between this and the previous one! It’s a good beer, not amazing, but a good solid part of the Westmalle range, with the added bonus that the lower ABV means it is a great way of easing myself back in! Another bonus came in the […]

21 June 2021

Testing the (sparkling) water.

So it’s been just under two months since I was told to stop drinking alcohol. Two months where the weeks have been spent at work and the weekends have been spent moping at home feeling sorry for myself. At least in recent weeks I have been able to watch on enviously as Jezza starts to ramp up efforts to clear the backlog of potential London […]