Discovering The Bridge Inn, Topsham, Devon.

We admire the outlook over the river on which the pub sits before making our way up the steps, not realising we’re entering a time capsule or, indeed, a pub firmly on the list of Cult Classics.

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Seasonal Beer Drinking

Autumn days are the best of the year and this time around they’ve got me thinking. The trees have turned, and the air has a freshness which will last until it takes on aromas of smoke as people light fires to deal with the fallen leaves and debris carpeting their lawns and driveways. Apples have […]

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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: Beer Caramel Sauce

IT’S PANCAKE DAY! So here’s a quick recipe for Beer Caramel Sauce to smother your pancakes with. Or anything else for that matter, this recipe is for life, not just for pancakes.

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Simplify

You can’t get a much simpler pleasure than a pint of cask beer. This is harmony, this is a small thrill. This, for the time it takes to drink it, is life.

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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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LITTLE LOOKS- Peroni Libera

Little Looks are the reviews of brews that may be new to me or to the market, a local beer I want to shout about, or simply a classic revisited.

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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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