October 2014 – Masterpieces

A straightforward beer update for a straightforward evening. Rare Oak Pale Ale / Innis & Gunn / 5.8% Eyes: dark amber Nose: toffee Mouth: more toffee Notes: A┬ávery moreish, toasty, spicy sort of ale, equal hits of toasty malt, oak and hoppy bitterness. The caramel edge and soaring polished oak continues throughout, giving it a […]

October 2014 – Cultural Exchange Programme

So, I recently ventured to Manchester (something I haven’t attempted since my youth) and seem to have returned comparatively unscathed, apart from a ghastly bout of man ‘flu. But let’s not talk about that. First things first: immense gratitude to my good friend RW for being such a gracious host and tour guide. I won’t […]