Peterborough Beer Festival Day 1 – Tuesday Scouting Mission
Aug24

Peterborough Beer Festival Day 1 – Tuesday Scouting Mission

UPDATE:  It’s 2012, so check out my new micro-blog just for this year’s festival, it includes a mobile app to keep track of the ales! Well the traditional Tuesday ‘scouting mission’ at the Peterborough beer festival (beerfest) went well, with a few ales tried in the trusty half pint ‘tankard’ glass.  They even have straight half pint glasses if you prefer that; thought of everything the organisers...

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Drinking 7 year old beer – someones got to do it
Apr17

Drinking 7 year old beer – someones got to do it

I was given a bottle of beer to try by my step-dad David the other week – and it was a little different to say the least! It was a bottle of Fullers ‘Vintage Ale’ – still in its slightly mottled box.  Each year Fullers create a ‘best of the best’ ale – using their favourite ingrediants (malts and hops), and make it strong enough to last.  The bottle I had was the 2003 vintage –...

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