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  • Does beer make you fat?

    I was already drinking beer fairly regularly before I started my training as a Beer Sommelier. Then I looked at the huge variety of beer styles I was going to have to…

  • Brick Brewery, Watermelon and Lime Sour

    Brick Brewery, Watermelon and Lime Sour

    Having previously enjoyed Brick Brewery’s Rhubarb Sour, which I have since learnt sold out within just two weeks, I was pleased to get hold of their Lime and Watermelon Sour. It pours…

  • Mongozo Banana

    Brouwerij Huyghe, Mongozo Banana

    A delightful oddity: its main aroma, by a long way, is banana. Hardly surprising. But delve deeper and you will find aromas of fake banana sweets, then pear drops and bubblegum. In…

  • How to store beer at its best

    Beer is a natural product that contains, and is hugely influenced by, a host of living micro-organisms. (That’s the yeast!) This living beer will continue to develop over time. Sometimes the changes…

  • Do you know your beer’s recommended serving temperature?

    Some people like their beer cold. It’s how beer drinkers have been taught to enjoy our brews for years. This is particularly true if you prefer a lager. But did you know…

  • Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 2017

    Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 2017 UK Release

    2017’s eagerly awaited release of Goose Island Bourbon County Stout finally arrived on the 24th of November. Bottles of the barrel-aged stout were available in very limited numbers in just a handful…

  • Beer Flavour Wheel

    If you’ve ever struggled to describe what it is you’re tasting in your beer, this might help. This beer flavour wheel groups the most commonly found flavours in beer together and guides…

  • Siren Craft Brew, Project Barista: Crema

    Siren Craft Brew, Project Barista: Crema

    It’s not often that a beer completely bamboozles me, but this was definitely one of those occasions. I had met a friend in Wimbledon to check out some of the Old Ales…

  • Tryanuary

    12 Beers of Tryanuary

    Here’s a proposal that I’ve been working on for #tryanuary that I think could be a lot of fun. We are encouraging local breweries to nominate one of their beers to feature…

  • Burning Sky x Harvey's, Last Voyage IPA

    Burning Sky x Harvey’s, Last Voyage IPA

    I love both of these breweries, so this collaboration was a must-try for me. It pours a hazy golden pale amber and is subtle on the nose with orange, citrus and tropical…