What’s in my Glass: Juice Bar by Bad Seed

This beer was made for two things – summer picnics in the park, with good friends and the warmth of the sun on your face, and gloomy, bad-weather days where all you want to do is take shelter at home and reminisce about cheerier weather. I drank Juice Bar several weeks ago now, but with…

What’s in my Glass: Yardarm by Jump Ship Brewing

Edinburgh-based Jump Ship brewing (Scotland’s first alcohol-free brewery), recently released their first beer, Yardarm lager, and Soundbite PR kindly offered to send me some to taste. It came with a lovely personalised note from Sonja Mitchell who owns the brewery, saying she was looking forward to hearing my thoughts since we met earlier this year…

Isn’t it ironic?

I feel so bad about neglecting my website. Ironically, since I started working more in craft beer and writing about beer for various publications, I’ve been blogging less (much less… in fact, not at all!). I have purchased my own website domain and hopefully that will keep me accountable and I will keep up with…

Out and About: Leith

Being a Leith resident and a prolific beer drinker, I spend a lot of time in pubs around the area. This is a non-extensive roundup of my favourite spots for a drink and a natter, originally published on Exploredi.com 🙂 Dreadnought View this post on Instagram Small but perfectly formed. Well, a tad wonky actually…

Out and About: Birmingham

A couple of weekends ago I hitched a ride with my partner and his friends, who were all heading to UK Games Expo, down to Birmingham. I had never been to Birmingham before, or on a solo-vacation, and I’d heard that there’s great beer there. Plus I felt like I needed a bit of a…