Tag Archives : beer

The most curious cavern in Chester


Instant confession: I bloody love Belgian beer. I like it in all its glory, all styles and most of all I like lots of it. So if in my home town there’s a place that promises me a magical, secret place crammed with all manner of Belgian beers, continental ales and a few homespun favourites I’m going to be all…

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6 things I want to do in Dublin on my anniversary


I can’t believe it, this weekend hubby and I are celebrating 3 years of marriage. I have no idea where the time has gone but here we are, 3 years in, and exactly as disgustingly in love as we were on that day. Eww – I’m now one of those people (you know, the ones who subject their surroundings to…

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I went to That Beer Place in Chester Market


For weeks and months that mysterious social media account kept taunting me. “That Beer Place”. What place?!? Where?!? What beers will they have?!? It was driving me nuts.     But then finally it transpired that it was my beer loving friends Lisa and Dale who had decided to bring something new to the revitalised Chester Market – and I…

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5th time’s the charm: Lodge Bar’s bank holiday beer festival


The Lodge bar bank holiday beer festival has been one of my solid summer favourites for as long as it’s run. And that’s 5 years to date now. Sure, it usually suffers from one or two showers of rain but it’s always good craic and this year was definitely not an exception.     And true to form with the…

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This is how you see summer off in style


How are we in the end of August already guys? Where has the summer gone? Well, it’s not exactly gone gone yet, really, but we’re edging towards autumn definitely. I mean yeah I’m OK with that but before I big farewell to t-shirt weather I want to have a right good send off for this season and party my socks…

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This is the new ale house in Chester


Good news Chester, the wait is over! Big Hand Brewery have opened their Tap Room on Watergate Street. You’ve probably heard rumours about it for a while now, but finally on Thursday last week they flung their doors open for a soft opening and now, after what seems like months of waiting, they’re finally officially open for business. Huzzah!  …

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Beer lovers in Tampere, Finland must visit here


  Okay so it’s not a new thing by any stretch of the imagination, Plevna opened way back in the beginning of 90s, but it still makes it new to us who do not have the fortune of living within walking/driving distance of it.     But let’s start from the beginning. Hubby and I visit Tampere every so often…

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Beer lovers in Hoole must visit here


  OK so I’ve said many a time that it’s all kinds of cool in Hoole, and I keep singing from that same hymn sheet after visiting one of the boutique watering holes there last Sunday. The Suburbs, nestled neatly on Charles Street is probably more known as a cocktail lounge and an eaterie rather than a craft beer haven,…

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