The curious case of the Cavern of the Curious Gnome

Instant confession: I bloody love Belgian beer. I like it in all its glory, all styles and most of all I like lots of it. So if in my home town there’s a place that promises me a magical, secret place crammed with all manner of Belgian beers, continental ales and a few homespun favourites... Continue Reading →

That Beer Place is open!

  For weeks and months that mysterious social media account kept taunting me. “That Beer Place”. What place?!? Where?!? What beers will they have?!? It was driving me nuts. But then finally it transpired that it was my beer loving friends Lisa and Dale who had decided to bring something new to the revitalised Chester... Continue Reading →

Stone Brewing tap takeover & MTB

Who doesn’t love Stone Brewing! I still remember having my first Arrogant Bastard and I remember getting ruined on Ruination and I’ve always kicked myself that I didn’t have time to visit them when we were in Berlin earlier this year. But as luck would have it, Stone Brewing came to me instead and yesterday... Continue Reading →

The Big Hand tap room is open!

Good news Chester, the wait is over! Big Hand Brewery have opened their Tap Room on Watergate Street. Last Thursday they popped their doors open for a soft launch and over the weekend they’ve welcomed all beer lovers to their beery embrace. You might remember the venue as the old Fat Cat or more recently,... 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 →

Chester Charity Beer Festival 2018

Better late than never I suppose. You’ll have to excuse me for the lateness of this report – it has been crazy busy in the beer world of late. There’s been festivals, beer tastings, tap takeovers, and bank holiday craziness. But here I am. Back to report to you what went on at the Chester... Continue Reading →

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