Category Archives: Beers

Brew Geekery

The rationale behind Drunken Cinema was to create a blog that was different, a beer blog with a twist. However, little more than six months after my first post, I realised that the concept had a very limited shelf life; simply put there’s … Continue reading

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The New Zealand Craft Beer Collective

I was kindly invited to the New Zealand Craft Beer Collective’s London launch at Hop Burns & Black on Tuesday where I tasted beers from five Antipodean microbreweries that are making waves as well as crossing them. The collective comprises Tuatara, Three Boys, 8 Wired, Renaissance … Continue reading

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Hells Maybe?

Since the turn of the year my Twitter timeline has been insufferably negative. As well as lawsuits and takeovers more recently this negativity has centred on Camden Town Brewery’s “Hells Raiser!” crowdfunding campaign. There seems to be two main areas of contention. … Continue reading

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Dusty Dick’s Does Craft Beer

The craft beer revolution continues apace in Crouch End with the opening of a new sit-in bottle shop, Dusty Dick’s Craft Beer Emporium. Adjacent to the Harringay Arms on Crouch Hill and stocking more than 150 beers, it complements the two … Continue reading

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Social Drinking – the power of Twitter

My beer epiphany came relatively late in life, but fortuitously it coincided with the “craft beer revolution” in this country. By the time I joined Twitter I was inclined to go for a Young’s Special or Landlord rather than a Guinness, and would pick … Continue reading

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Five Points Brewing Co. Old Greg’s Barley Wine

I don’t do new year resolutions as a rule but I’ve decided to start a beer “cellar” rather than simply drink what I have when I have it. I’ve had some great beers that would have lent themselves to ageing in recent … Continue reading

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12 Beers of Christmas: Day 12

Luckily I had the foresight to get some beers in today but alas I appear to have chosen poorly. The Roscoe’s Hop House IPA was particularly lamentable and the Rams Head IPA by Fordham was forgettable; and while Dominion’s Hop Mountain Pale … Continue reading

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