Category Archives: Blog

The Pub Jukebox

Since starting this site I have visited many, many more pubs and bars than I can even try to count (or remember…). Whenever I visit a pub there are three things I instinctively look for in the following order: What’s o...

What is beer duty exactly?

If you’ve been around beer or in any pubs recently then no doubt you’ve heard grumbles of “that bloody beer duty”. It’s the bane of the British beer industry, but, what is beer duty exactly? I’v...

Craft Beer for the beginner

So, if you ignore the wanky title (we’re all still beginners in this big bad beery world), the contributors to MFBR have put their heads together to offer a few tips if you’re planning on leaving behind the world of pi...

10 Beers to drink this Spring

With the sun finally shining down on us and a few sprigs of blossom adorning the trees we think it’s time to say an enormous good riddance to what felt like the longest Winter ever and look forward to the freshness that is S...

Taste the Difference

A recent incident, proving how tasteless and terrible most lager is, has inspired me to do what any intelligent and eloquent person does at least once in their life…rant on the internet. The incident in question transpired a...

Okt-no-berfest

Yes, Oktoberfest is mainly lager, sacrilege I know. But it did promise to be a rather raucous, thigh-slappingly good time. Dirndls abound, massive steins of freshly brewed beer, bratwurst and live music all in one oversized tent? ...