Lodge bar puts on their 5th bank holiday beer festival

The Lodge bar bank holiday beer festival has been one of my solid summer favourites for as long as it’s run. And that’s 5 years to date now. Sure, it usually suffers from one or two showers of rain but it’s always good craic and this year was definitely not an exception. And true to... Continue Reading →

Hey Hoole, your Beer Festival rocked!

So Hoole was a bit lit last weekend, eh? The second (what I assume is) annual Hoole Beer Festival (organised by the good folk from Chester Beer and Wine) put together a mighty fine party over the course of Friday, Saturday and even Sunday and it was packed like you wouldn’t believe. Let me backtrack... Continue Reading →

Hoole Inaugural Beer Festival

“Beer is proof God loves us and wants us to be happy”, said Benjamin Franklin (arguably) way back when and if you needed any more proof that it’s true, that was at the Hoole Beer festival this weekend. Sure, I ended up with the mother of all hangovers and sore feet due to too much... Continue Reading →

Pub review: Bromfield Arms, Hoole

The Bromfield Arms is almost an institute in Hoole. The first mentions of the pub go back as far at mid-1880’s, and throughout its years of service is has enjoyed a loyal patron-base, never faltering from the gentle embrace of the traditional black and white striped building. The Brom, as it is known amongst the... Continue Reading →

Kash October fest & #BurgerOff

This Saturday we had the honour of being invited to judge the Freestyle portion of the #BurgerOff – a battle to win the bragging rights of being the best at burgers for a whole year. We took the judging seats along with some of Chester's top online movers & makers: #Chestertweets, Chester Culture, Mark "Hoole"... Continue Reading →

CBAS at The Piper, Hoole

Last night the Chester Beer Appreciation Society met at the Piper, Hoole, where we were treated to wonderful beer and food, and as an added bonus we got to meet Steve from Peerless Brewery. While being educated about their beers, we enjoyed a five course taster menu with matching tipple, in a new venue. A... Continue Reading →

Bawn Lodge Beer Festival

This weekend sees the first of what looks to be many beer festivals hosted by the Hoole based Bawn Lodge bar. Featuring over ten real ales and ciders from across the country, with one brewed especially for the event, the event has been much looked forward to by the Hoole residents and those further afield alike.... Continue Reading →

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