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Brodie’s Beer + Old English Pub Atmosphere = Can’t Miss Experience

December 12, 2013

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London is well-known for its pubs, but as I’ve learned throughout my two years as a resident of London, it’s not always easy to find the ideal combination of authentic English pub experience with delicious, high-quality beer. Unless, that is, you know about Brodie’s… Drinking Brodie’s Beers in Central London Central London is heaving with […]

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London’s Thriving Craft Beer Scene

December 9, 2013

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Continuous waves of new microbreweries and unique beer bar establishments are shaking up the world’s craft beer industry, and London definitely has a hand in shaking it up! Born and raised in the U.S., I observed the changes in the American beer market from the time my interest in craft beer began over 12 years […]

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Your Guide To A Perfect London Saturday: Brewery Stops & Markets

October 1, 2013

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It’s Saturday in London and your day’s free. What do you do? Easy answer. Explore London’s non-tourist paths, drink some beer & eat some great food!  Stop #1 –  Arrive at Maltby Street market by 10 or 11am.  Browse through the unique stands and purchase a variety of incredible one-of-a-kind food and drink products Food choices: Local salami, […]

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A visit to Brew By Numbers – Bermondsey, London

September 16, 2013

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As each day passes, Jim and I feel more and more fortunate to have picked the Southwark area as our home base in London. Our recent excitement is due to the opening of Brew By Numbers – where a full fledged 10bbl brewery operation is going to be up and running very soon. Where: 79 Enid […]

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A Visit to Elland Brewery in West Yorkshire

August 28, 2013

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Two weeks ago Elland Brewery was awarded one of CAMRA’s highest honors at the Great British Beer Festival for their 1872 Porter  – 2013 Champion Beer of Britain. Fortunately for Jim and I, our Yorkshire weekend devoted to cask ale beer ended on a high note with a personal guided tour at the Elland Brewery. While researching […]

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Great British Beer Festival Experience

August 22, 2013

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At the Great British Beer Festival 2013

This American girl knows a thing or two about the real ale scene, which won’t surprise my regular website visitors but might shock a few of the first time British visitors to my blog!  Since January 2012 when I officially became a UK resident, I’ve made it a goal to immerse myself in British culture […]

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“London’s Brewing” Festival

May 29, 2013

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As I find my way in this world of “beer blogging”, I am regularly learning about new events through the craft beer community. One of these events was a brand new festival, London’s Brewing, marketed to “celebrate London’s thriving and vibrant brewing scene”…and it featured “over 100 beers from over 40 breweries that make up the […]

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Craft Beer near London Bridge: The Rake

May 24, 2013

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The London Bridge train station is in the midst of a massive five-year infrastructure project. The neighborhood has changed dramatically over the past decade, bookmarked by the recent opening of the tallest building in Europe – The Shard. Historically, the south bank was a gritty working class section of the city. However, the changes along […]

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