Tag Archives: beer

“Fussy eating” is just a missed opportunity

There is something very sad about a “fussy” eater. I’m not talking about allergies, ailments or even phobias which blight meal times for some people nor the firmly held beliefs of vegetarians or any other -arians. This blog is about … Continue reading

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The Grain Loft and the demise of the airport breakfast

In my distant memory airport breakfasts were a thing to look forward to. I remember starting holidays with a full English breakfast at duty free prices…or am I just misremembering? There is a strong possibility it’s just wishful thinking because … Continue reading

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What is it with Germans and beer?

Oktoberfest is in full swing and is drawing thousands of people to Munich. I’ve never been but a few weeks ago I was lucky enough to get a glimpse of what it is like and what it’s about.I’ve been to … Continue reading

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Erdinger beer is good for you… or so it says on the label

The quality of non-alcoholic beer is getting better But until tonight I didn’t realise how much better. I like the taste of beer but sometimes I just don’t want the alcohol content. If I’m out for an evening and driving … Continue reading

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The sad decline of the British pub

I worry about the British pub. I worry that something which is part of our culture is slowly being eroded. When people talk to me about social media I often compare it with the conversation in a pub but I … Continue reading

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Ashbourne Beer and Cider Festival review

  The 2nd CAMRA Ashbourne Beer and Cider festival looked to be a roaring success when I visited on Saturday evening. Beer festivals are a celebration of the variety and quality of beer we produce in Britain. They tend to … Continue reading

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