Beer No Evil

I ‘Heart’ Sunny Worthing, a sign states, fixed to a lamp post, but the day is anything but sunny, in fact, it’s as grey as the street furniture the sign is attached to. The South Coast town was given the nickname ‘Sunny’ due to its mild climate, just one of the reasons why over the […]

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Yard Party! Celebrating Sussex Beer at Dark Star Brewery

I usually hate buses. There’s something about them that sets my anxiety in a spin, not least the fact that I might get on the wrong bloody one, end up somewhere I don’t want to be and not be on time. There’s an exception, however, to my unwritten rule of Never Get a Bus, because […]

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EAT: The Sussex Smokie

A well regarded and traditional recipe, the Sussex Smokie can be found on many pub menus across the region. Thought to date back as far as the 1800’s it’s a simple dish that now gets a makeover

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Sussex: On Tap

With so much competition from within Sussex itself finding a position in bars and pubs can’t be easy. Throw into the mix beers coming in from neighbouring counties & further afield still and the pressure increases. However, some breweries are taking things into their own hands and establishing new brewery taprooms and bars to showcase their talent.

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The Sussex Bottle Share

On the surface of things, Wednesday 17th was just like any other cold, damp and dark January evening, as we had slid into the new year and edged further away from the festivities of the previous month, Dry January was on many people’s minds, but nationwide campaign Tryanuary was on mine and this wasn’t, in […]

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Tryanuary 2019- Sussex Events List

This year I’m once again volunteering as a coordinator for the Sussex arm of the national Tryanuary campaign. Take a look at the region’s events throughout January.

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Dark Star Imperial Stout – A Vertical Tasting

In a modern beer scene where those who shout the loudest stand out from the crowd, Dark Star sits in a quiet corner of Sussex, on an industrial estate in Partridge Green; a village nestled in the green space somewhere between Horsham and Brighton where it has remained a constant, well regarded name in an ever changing industry

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BEER TOKEN No.001

The autumn sun shines with that golden glow that seems to only ever be present at this time of year, as the air fills with the mixed aromas of multiple street food vendors; smoke wafts past carrying a familiar scent of grilled meat, the sounds of local musicians provide a soundtrack to a weekend that […]

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Sussex, Beer, Now: Part 5 – Twelve years of seeking beer in Horsham 

Belleville Rendezvous plays on the screen infront of me as I lounge on a weekend afternoon, chomping my way through a bowl of Kettle Chips and washing down the moment with a bottle of pre-buyout Wychwood Hobgoblin. Granted, it isn’t an exciting moment, it isn’t even an exciting beer, but it is an important one. […]

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