I have visited Leeds a few times now, and I have to say that it is quite a nice city. The photos in this blog post definitely don’t do the city or its pubs justice, and so I will have to return and do a more thorough analysis, specifically of the lovely pubs along Briggate.
Back in early December I took a trip up to Scotland, first to visit my old school chum Jamie in Edinburgh, and then afterwards to visit another old school chum Patrick in Glasgow. Patrick met me with a large bag full of local beer, and being rather touched by this fine gesture of his, I made sure to review at least one of them for him!
Most of my readers back home will be familiar with the local favourite Dark Matter, brewed by Hoyne Brewing Company, but what if I told you that England has a veritable clone of the Dark Matter, courtesy of Atom Beers in Hull?
Just outside of Cambridge is a little village called Grantchester, made famous to many by the Pink Floyd song Grantchester Meadows. A few months ago I paid it a visit!
After I left Worthing and the south coast (way back in early November) I went to Cambridge. It was there that I stayed with my dad’s second cousin for a half score days in order to explore Cambridge and beyond!
It isn’t often that you get to taste something that you never imagined could exist, but that is exactly what happened with me and the Zubrowka Bison Grass Wodka back in October in Brussels.
About a month ago, I paid a visit to my ‘long lost’ third cousin Richard in the city of Bradford. On the return train back to Leeds (where I was stationed at the time) I hopped off in Shipley in order to investigate the renowned Saltaire Brewery. It did not disappoint.