Chester pubs Christmas Opening hours 2017

Season’s greetings everyone! The holidays just wouldn’t be the same without raising a glass (or two) with your nearest and dearest, and this is why we have collected Christmas opening times for pubs in this post, which will be updated as and when we get more information. Artichoke Monday 25th December: Closed Tuesday 26th December:... Continue Reading →



  The Chester Beer Awards return for the third year and beer lovers in the region are again called upon to voice their opinion.   The nomination are now open and the locals are asked to nominate their favourites in seven categories to the constant chant of “if it ain’t in, it can’t win”, meaning... 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 →

Beer Without Fear, July session

Last night it was that time of the month again – time to taste outrageous beer in good company in the form of Beer Without Fear. This onslaught to your senses is a monthly beer tasting in the Cellar Bar where two hosts go head to head with three scandalous beers each to compete for the favour... Continue Reading →

Scandinavian Beer Tasting

Damn right we went to a Scandinavian Beer Tasting at Chester Beer and Wine yesterday – it’s beer from my neck of the woods and I think any beer geek would happily admit that currently the most interesting beers are hailing from there. Here’s what we drank:     Dugges: Lager No. 1 – 4.7%... Continue Reading →

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