Category Archives: Blog

I’m not blogging about real ale much these days, too busy brewing and selling/distributing it. There are blogs going back to 2010 here – please be aware of this when reading them : pubs can change a lot very quickly!

The Five Bells at Colne Engaine

Colne Engaine is a small village tucked away just off the road between Colchester and Halstead, just north of Earls…

24th Chappel Beer Festival

The 24th Chappel Beer Festival has been running all week at the East Anglian Railway Museum, and we popped in this afternoon – pondering how the year since the last one had flown by.

Dove Street Inn, Ipswich

The CAMRA Good Beer Guide iPhone ‘app’ led me to the Dove Street Inn in Ipswich yesterday. I’d downloaded it…

5th East Mersea Beer Festival

It wasn’t the greatest Easter weekend, weather-wise, and we spent a lot of it on the allotment, getting it ready…