Beer By The Sea – Brighton & Hove Beer Week

On Friday 24th August the inaugural Brighton & Hove Beer Week will commence, showcasing the very best of the city’s vibrant beer scene as upwards of thirty venues team up alongside some of the very best breweries from Brighton, Sussex and even further afield to celebrate across more than sixty events. There will be tours, […]

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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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#BigBeeryNight

Are you going sober for October? Nope, neither am I. How about you join me in supporting the Big Beery Night, an event being run by the lads at The Beer O’Clock Show (@BeerOClockShow) and Phil Hardy (@Filrd) as it calls for a charitable donation whilst drinking a brew! Interested? Yeah, thought you might be. So what’s it all […]

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FEATURE: Bedlam in Sussex

Bedlam…Bedlam…wait. Bedlam! Of course! Awesome. That was (pretty much) my reaction to seeing the Sussex brewery in the line-up for Craft Beer Rising last month. Bedlam is a name I’ve been aware of for a little while now, and I’ve had the pleasure of drinking the beers on cask locally now and then, but this […]

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and this one goes out to the scene…

WARNING: This could get cheesy. It’s been just over 12 months since I started this blog and in this time Look at Brew has become something completely different to what it started life as. I never intended for there to be news features, brewery features, full-on reviews and the like, it was only ever going to be […]

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Sussex Silhouette: Tasting Notes

Back in October I was lucky enough to create my own beer with the team at Turners Brewery in Ringmer, East Sussex. I opted to brew a stout, called it Sussex Silhouette, had a whale of a time and wrote a blog post all about it. What I didn’t have at the time of writing that […]

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There’s A Problem With That (?)

Before I start to rant I want to show you this:   It’s a response from friends after I showed them this advert:   This bloody advert. Its style, its delivery- well balanced, not without charm, but ultimately lacking in something- it’s so middle-of-the-road I’m surprised it hasn’t got Coldplay as a soundtrack (or has it?). […]

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Sussex Silhouette

    I was eating my breakfast, mindlessly scrolling through my Facebook feed when I saw my name pop up in this Turners Brewery status; I’D WON!! All that had been required was the sharing of a previous status update, my name added to and subsequently pulled out of a hat, then boom! I was […]

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NEWS: DRYGATE RELEASE STUDIO BREWS

The creative brewing collective behind Drygate Brewing Co. have this week announced the exciting first release of seven new small batch, limited edition brews. The Drygate brewery team of Jake Griffin, Edward Furmston-Evans and Alessandra Confessore have been exercising their experimental side, getting creative in the Studio and have designed, brewed & bottled seven brand new beers. […]

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