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London Brew: Fullers Griffen Brewery

London Brew:  Fullers Griffen Brewery
Fullers London Pride is not my favourite beer, by a very long way. Another beer beats it hands down. A spectacular, very rare, hardly ever seen on draught, high alcohol, aged, amazing beer. Fullers Vintage. Fortunate for me then that they both come from the same brewery… and  that it does tours! Unfortunately, they don’t have a truck with Fullers Vintage livery, which is why the photo features my less favoured beer rather prominently. Fullers‘ Griffin Brewery (you may just be able...
June 23rd, 2010 | Andrea Kirkby | Read More | Comments: 0
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Where to Watch FIFA in Atlanta

Where to Watch FIFA in Atlanta
... bars in Atlanta; catch the game on their new 3D flat-screen TVs. The bar will be showing every game playing both inside and outside in the Brewhouse beer Tent. Live music and entertainment will also be going on into the night during the games. Meehan’s Public House will be showing the games on a large projector screen at this comfortable neighborhood pub. Daily drinks specials, food, and drink raffles will be in effect. Opening early for morning matches. FIGO is featuring half-priced beers priced...
June 14th, 2010 | Katrina Verweel | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: beer, World Cup soccer.

Summer Time Beer and Brewfest

Summer Time Beer and Brewfest
The 3rd Annual Summer Brewfest is a celebration of American beer and features over 50 of America’s best microbreweries. The numerous hand-crafted brewers will be pouring samples of their beers at this outdoor festival in the park. But it’s not just about beer.  There’ll be food, music and family-friendly fun at the festival at Morven Park in nearby Leesburg, Virginia. The family fun area for children includes moonbounces, face-painters, and air-brush tattoos.  The marketplace offers vendors,...
June 14th, 2010 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: beer, festival, food

World Cup Brew on Tap

World Cup Brew on Tap
... Company, a local Phoenix microbrewery will release today their Motley Brue RyePA, a dark rye IPA made with seasonal malts and rare hops.  The beer, which was brewed at Four Peaks during Craft Brew Week in May, is the result of a local collaboration among several Arizona breweries. Named after a prominent landmark on the eastern skyline of Phoenix, Four Peaks is a reference to the four distinct peaks that form the mountain’s summit.  As the highest point in Maricopa County I think they look...
June 11th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 3
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Celebrate American Craft Beer Week

Celebrate American Craft Beer Week
beer lovers, craft brewers — it’s time to rejoice! This week (May 17-23) it’s American Craft beer Week. So, go ahead, crack open another beer — it’s all in celebration for American Craft beer Week. In cities across the country, beer tastings, brewery tours and toasting is taking place. Will you be clinking glasses to join in the celebration? If you are craving some out of the norm, you may want to check out these venues: The Office, 201 E Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach The...
May 21st, 2010 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: bars, beer, featuredarticle, Restaurants

The Ultimate Pub: Allen’s on the Danforth

The Ultimate Pub:  Allen’s on the Danforth
... the famous Joe Allen’s in New York, London, Paris and Miami. This is not your ordinary pub.  It boasts one of Toronto’s most extensive beer and scotch lists and a hamburger that ranks among the city’s best. Other notable items on the menu are: the chilled minted pea soup, wood smoked Irish salmon, the curries, and don’t forget the sweet potato fries!  And in the summer they always have a  daily bbq special cooked over Canadian hardwood. Oh, and did I mention that their...
May 20th, 2010 | Jane Apor | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: bar, beer, burger, garden, pub, scotch

Coming up: Greenwich Beer & Jazz Festival

Coming up: Greenwich Beer & Jazz Festival
Most beer festivals just highlight beer. At the end of May, though, Greenwich wll be going one better, and adding jazz music to the mix. Happy festival goers in front of the classical buildings at Greenwich The Greenwich beer and Jazz Festival is held in a marvellous setting, on the lawns of the Royal Naval College.  While as you might expect from a Greenwich festival the local Meantime Brewery is contributing a large number of its beers, there will be real ales from as far afield as Cornwall (Skinner’s)...
May 15th, 2010 | Andrea Kirkby | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: beer, featuredarticle, festival, jazz, music

Hot Happenings – April 14-19

Hot Happenings – April 14-19
... Cafe Martorano is located at 3343 East Oakland Park Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale. (954) 561-2554 John Bull English Pub is hosting a Dogfish Head beer Dinner on Wednesday, April 14 starting at 7:00 p.m., and Chef Paul will wow your taste buds. Enjoy gourmet dishes like Herb Encrusted Lamb Chops with a fig and port wine reduction, Grilled Salmon Salad with House Pesto and Grilled Veal T-Bone Steak with a Red Onion Risotto. Each course will be paired with a different beer. Cost is $49.95/person. John...
April 14th, 2010 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: beer, Delray Beach, Events, miami

Don’t Worry, Be Hoppy (or Malty)

Don’t Worry, Be Hoppy (or Malty)
Have you ever stood in front of the craft beer section at the grocery or liquor store, dying to try something new but completely at a loss as to how to choose one over another?  Flying Saucer Draught Emporium is the solution to your problem…and it’s only as far as you are from downtown Houston.  With more than a hundred available craft beers you can discover your next brew in no time. A few things set the Flying Saucer apart from other bars.  The first is obviously their extensive...
March 20th, 2010 | Christina Uticone | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: beer, featuredarticle, Just a Bit Weird - Fun & Quirky Places, Restaurants & Bars

LA Beer Fest

LA Beer Fest
In a festival dedicated to one of the world’s most popular beverages, the annual LA beer Fest promises to be a sold out event once again.  With a mix of quality beer and quality entertainment, it makes a great spring weekend activity. Here is what this year’s LA beer Fest has in store: The beer International beers including popular favorites and uncommon brands from Italy, Japan, Thailand, and Hawaii.  Domestic American favorites will include Newcastle and Samuel Adams. The Food Lots...
March 19th, 2010 | Joannaline C. Young | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: beer, featuredarticle, festivals

Get Ready for Spring at 5 Phoenix Festivals

Get Ready for Spring at 5 Phoenix Festivals
... of year features our best weather and the Valley rejoices with great festivals from Chandler to Carefree.  Here are my top five! 1.  Great Arizona beer Festival Tempe Beach Park (map) is the place to be to sample more than 100 micro-brewed and specialty craft beers at this annual event that raises money for Sun Sounds of Arizona which provides audio access to print media for the visually impaired. Visitors 21-and-over receive a souvenir mini-mug, tickets for 24 samples, and can enjoy live entertainment,...
February 25th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: arts festival, beer, featuredarticle, festivals, Scottsdale, Tempe, wine

Carnival 2010 – What to Eat and Drink

Carnival 2010 – What to Eat and Drink
... days of Carnival itself (along with the numerous pre and post-Carnival shindigs), the streets are jam packed with vendors selling tempting treats. beer drinkers will never have to take more than a couple of steps before encountering somebody selling chilled cans, while those feeling a little fruitier will find plenty of opportunity to sample Rio’s famous caipirinha (cocktail of lime, sugar cane rum, sugar and ice); or caipifruta – vodka or sugar can rum with any one of countless delicious...
February 15th, 2010 | therioguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: barbecue, beer, caipirinha, featuredarticle, Rio carnival, top-feature, vodka jelly

Come to Kumeu for a Beer, Wine & Food Fest

Come to Kumeu for a Beer, Wine & Food Fest
Auckland’s Fruit Bowl district will be holding its 8th Annual beer, Wine, and Food Festival on 13 February, 11:00-6:00pm, at the Kumeu Showgrounds. The festival is set to feature some of Kumeu’s success stories in cuisine, wine, and boutique beer. All at the Kumeu showground’s laid-back atmosphere that’s quite accessible with acres of free parking; a mere 22-minute drive from downtown Auckland. Surely a great way to celebrate summer with family and friends in a rural setting,...
February 11th, 2010 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: beer, festival, food, Kumeu, wine

Beer Expo with Concerts and Billard

Beer Expo with Concerts and Billard
Photo credit: www.nz.net.ru St. Petersburg is a beer capital of Russia producing a lot of beer at large companies such as Heineken. But there are also many little, local breweries with its own technologies, sorts, territories of sales. You can meet many of them, big and little ones, at the expo “A Pint of beer” to be held on January 23 at the Sport-Concert Complex. The venue will be turned into “the largest pub in St. Petersburg”, organizators promise. I’d add, the...
January 14th, 2010 | Ivan Stupachenko | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: beer, expo, featuredarticle

Belgian Beer & Tapas at Stellas on the Drive

Belgian Beer & Tapas at Stellas on the Drive
One of the most popular tapas bars on Commercial Drive in Vancouver’s East End is Stellas , known for it’s selection of Belgian beer served in a traditional glasses using the 10 step Belgian beer pour ritual,  and it’s array of delicious Tapas and Moules.  It’s become a favorite hangout of the younger crowd in the evenings, so if you’re looking for a place for a quiet dinner,  this probably isn’t the best choice. A girl friend and I went for dinner one Friday...
December 12th, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: beer, featuredarticle, Food & Beverage, Restaurants & Bars, tapas

The Best Beers of Edinburgh

The Best Beers of Edinburgh
While Scottish whisky is emblematic of Scotland, the main tipple you’ll find produced in Edinburgh is beer.  Although to be honest, many of the breweries and larger factories have closed.  Did you know that today’s Scottish Parliament sits on the site of a former brewery?! So, in honour, here are the top three local beers brewed in Edinburgh (or nearby in one case).  The list of all locally made beers is pretty short unfortunately as most have closed. Caledonian Caledonian is Edinburgh’s...
December 1st, 2009 | Andy Hayes | Read More | Comments: 2
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Malt & Hops – Edinburgh’s Best Beer Pub

Malt & Hops – Edinburgh’s Best Beer Pub
If you’re a beer lover and especially if you’re a real ale lover, then look no further than one of Edinburgh’s best beer pubs, the Malt and Hops. You’ve never seen so many beers – the bar is lined from one end to the other with taps of lagers, ales, cider, and everything in between.    There’s a massive wine list as well as plenty of of whiskies as well as liquers. The ambience is lovely – it’s located in The Shore, a Leith hot-spot and a great mix...
October 19th, 2009 | Andy Hayes | Read More | Comments: 3
Filed under: beer, pub, real ale

Maryland’s Largest Beer Festival…Wunderbar!!

Pull on your lederhosen and enjoy sampling over 75 beers created by 11 of Maryland best microbreweries at the 8th annual Maryland Brewer’s Oktoberfest, just north of Baltimore in Timonium, Maryland. Grab a bratwurst or other German food and wash it down with a cold Maryland beer from brewers such as Clipper Cities, Du Claw Brewing, or Flying Dog, all while listening to an authentic German Oompah music and voting for this year’s Miss Oktoberfest. From Stouts to Pilsners, the fest should deliver...
September 23rd, 2009 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: beer, Events, festival, Maryland, microbrewery, Octoberfest, Restaurants & Bars

A London microbrewery – Sambrook’s

... 1980s when the big brewers took them over and closed them down, brewing at huge new facilities and in the process losing much of what made London beer distinctive. Youngs and Fullers alone were left to keep the flag flying. Of course one of the problems with London is the high property prices. A London brewer is going to have to pay several times more in rent than, say, one in Norfolk or Cornwall. Fortunately, the country’s largest beer market is right on their doorstep – but with a...
September 17th, 2009 | Andrea Kirkby | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: beer, london breweries, real ale

Bikes and Beer in Amsterdam

Are you a group of beer loving bachelors? Have you come to Amsterdam because the city means Heineken? Are you dreaming of your own beer bar?  Here is your unique Amsterdam experience. Rent a beer bike complete with a sober steering bar tender. Two-hour Saturday special tour, twenty people on the beer bike: €23.75 p.p. including beer Three-hour weekday tour, twenty people on the beer bike, €27.75 p.p. including beer. photo credit: flickr [beer Bike Video] Tags: beer, bicycle, heineken, Outdoors...
September 8th, 2009 | Marianne | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: beer, bicycle, heineken, Outdoors & Recreation, Restaurants & Bars