On Saturday morning, following seeing further unsavoury tweets, I asked the question: https://twitter.com/YesAleBlog/status/977477987540054016 As soon as I'd posted it I thought I'd asked a stupid question; why would anyone want people who discriminate against others at a event they are there to enjoy. But, as the responses and results came in I started thinking that … Continue reading To discriminate or to educate?
So when I started a new job at the end of last summer it turned out I'd have to spend some time "down south" at our Slough depot in order to improve health and safety (if you didn't know what I do in my day job, you do now). When I think of Slough I … Continue reading London Calling
Those that know me well are aware I have a somewhat dark sense of humour. I can make a comment quite close to the bone and can also find the humour is something described as a "Joke". Although I'm not easy to offend I have limits. As any respectable member of society; bring race or … Continue reading That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore
Back in my late teens, I was a bit of a dick to put it frankly. My fun involved going out Thursday, Friday and Saturday fuelled by copious amounts of alcohol and other "energy sources" with "the lads". I used to get into a bit of trouble and my attitude towards members of the opposite … Continue reading Grow up guys…
Personally, I have had the best year. My daughter, Betty was born in February and I've never been happier with family life. Obviously, this has taken time away from writing for the blog but I feel my time away will have helped me improve on my writing and be more selective with the direction I'm … Continue reading Golden Pints 2017
Buy! Buy! Buy! Sell! Sell! Sell! It's been a busy week as three breweries sold stakes in their business to Big Beer this week. Some to the expectations of the beer community and some a little more surprising. Heineken purchased a minor stake in Brixton; Spain's Mahou took 30% of Avery Brewing Co and ABI … Continue reading Pissin’ in the Fermenter
Do you remember when we didn't bat an eyelid over drinking an IPA six months after production? Those were simpler times. A time when bars didn't advertise packaging dates of the beers on tap and I never felt the need to ask. A time when we didn't need to look for the date it was … Continue reading Do you remember…