Calories in beer

I’m on a health kick. I know, I know. And whilst I’m actually trying to gain weight, meaning calories are my friend, I thought it would be interesting to start a little compendium of information about calories in beer....

Curious IPA

It is not often that my day job plays well with this magazine. However, as a bag landed on my desk on an ordinary Wednesday afternoon my eyes glazed over it, and suddenly I was interested. Chapel Down, based in Tunbridge Wells, we...

1215

There’s a bit of chat first – click here to skip straight to the 1215 review if you’d like! 800 years ago, on the 15th of June to be precise, King John of England signed the Magna Carta at Runnymede. For those of...

Shopper Gold

This is so late now – we actually enjoyed a pre-realease taster thanks to our friend Nils, who knows the champion brewer at Caveman Brewery. Big thanks to him for this one! If you grew up in Kent or the South East, you’...

Crack of Dawn

My first foray into London’s the Late Knights Brewery, Crack of Dawn offers a “fresh hoppy hello in your gob with a polite bitterness at the end”, which – if I’m honest – makes me think of walki...

MFBR Hiatus

As any regular readers (do we have those?) may have noticed, MFBR’s content has been a little light of late. I am acutely aware of this and a little frustrated by it – but unfortunately, MFBR is only a hobby and must t...