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…

What’s in my Glass: Marmalade on Rye DIPA, Tempest Brewing Co.

To say that this beer tastes exactly like marmalade on toast might be the most silly and obvious thing to say, but it’s the best way I can come up with to give an initial description! (Do I get extra points for having a Tempest bottle-opener *and* coaster?) Marmalade on Rye Double IPA tastes perfectly…

Out and About: Review of Nobles Bar, Leith

One of my favourite spots to enjoy a nice beer is Nobles Bar in Leith. With its quirky paintings (including a portrait of Bill Murray and one of a fat ginger cat!), its gorgeous Victorian decor, the impressive stained-glass windows, and a great selection of rotational local and world beers, it’s no surprise that it’s…