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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SUSSEX, BEER, NOW PART 6: CONCLUSIONS.

Such is the evolution of the Sussex beer scene that the beer-scape is very different to when I first started these Sussex specific posts. That in itself is a win, that the scene has grown and moved on and not become stagnant, that there is more to write about than I can keep up with, the positives outweigh the negatives by a large margin.

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BEER TOKEN No.002

It’s easy to geek out about beers, or to go chasing the latest releases, the limited editions, the super fresh, the newly imported, the hyped up. It’s easy to get distracted too, to feel like you’re missing out if you don’t get those beers; it’s the collector mentality that’s in many of us, I’m sure, […]

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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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Fresh Takes #1

Photo-staring isn’t a pastime I make a habit of but I’ve been looking at this photo more than usual. I keep going back to it. It’s not an out of the ordinary picture, it was taken by my husband, whilst sitting in the bar above the Bruges Beer Museum. That’s me and my brother in […]

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Beer Stereotype Doodles

The world of beer is broad and diverse and, as such, so is it’s fan base. This means that it has it’s share of stereotypes, some of which I’ve had a play with and put into a few little doodles. Just a bit of fun and not to be taken seriously…. Apologies for the shaky […]

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