#12beersofxmas – Day 4

I’ve spent the day cooking, baking, cleaning, wrapping and cursing. I stole a few moments under a bright blue sky for lunch, surrounded by bird song and accompanied by some Japanese Pale Ale from Niigata, but that lunch break was it for the day’s serenity…until now. The canned Niigata would’ve made a great addition to […]

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#12beersofxmas – Day 3

It’s officially Midwinter today, the marking of the shortest day, looking ahead to the renewed light and the hopes of what a new year will bring whilst looking back on the days that have passed. It’s been my second full year of blogging as ‘Look at Brew’ and it has been filled with many beer […]

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#12beersofxmas – Day 9

Today I went up a Dyke. Interested? Ok, so it’s Day 9 of #12beersofxmas and I feel like it’s a deserved one after rambling across Devils Dyke this afternoon. The views across the South Downs and Brighton were pretty special and was the most picturesque way to burn off some calories from all the meat […]

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#12beersofxmas – Day 3

This time last year I was settling into the Scottish lodge that became home for ten of us over the Christmas week, we’d made the 600 odd mile journey up from Sussex to Inverness and along with my husband, brother and best mates, it was to be one of the best damn weeks ever. Ever. […]

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#12beersofxmas – Day 1

Putting up the Christmas tree is thirsty work! Untangling those pesky fairy lights and then realising that on getting out all the decorations that glitter has bloody well made itself at home absolutely everywhere. It’s worth it though, but there’s just one thing that’s off; my tree is a fake, a phoney, plastic. None of […]

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12beersofxmas

Christmas carols have been well and truly blaring out for weeks now and whilst I know many of the lyrics to The Twelve Days of Christmas, I actually have no idea what the 12 days of Christmas are. And I don’t need to. I have beer. The Twelve Beer of Christmas, or #12beersofxmas, to be […]

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