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Back to the Beer Garden

Lockdown restrictions have eased today and Leicester has been blessed with sun on our local beer garden when a lot of the country has had snow! We hit the pub...

International Women's Day Beer

International Women’s Day Beer

Brewing International Women’s Day beer has become a well established tradition thanks to the likes of Project Venus and the IWD Collaboration Brew Day. This year there was also a...

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The Beer Garden Directory

I’ve been checking in with some of my favourite pubs, so you know what their beer garden status is ready for April 12th. Where possible I’ve asked about hours and...

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Online Book Launch

Considering my book launch has taken place after a full year of lockdown, it’s been a hectic old time. From my virtual command centre I organised a very special event... coconut flower beer

Beer for Women

There was a collective rolling of eyes as a new ‘Beer for Women’ surfaced on social media this week. I decided to leave well alone except for pointing out ‘this...

Laura Hadland CAMRA interview

Internet Chats and Community Radio

CAMRA Biography: Well things are really hotting up with just a month to go until my book is released. I have been doing a huge number of interviews for radio...

Egyptian brewery

Why is there a brewery in the desert?

Egyptian brewery: There is always a lot of excitement when an ancient brewing story makes the papers. The national press love talking about our ancestors making booze. Today the papers...

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