Back home from Hackney on Sunday at midnight, then straight off to Scotland, or Alba as the locals call it. Mrs RM gets it easy, she really does. All she does is enjoy my flawless driving while taking conference calls, and then get shouted out by Scots with IT problems for five days while I […]
“I woke up this morning and got myself a beer.” (sung by some dead American in Paris; and, technically the bartender got me a beer) Pub #2133: I had the day off and, with my tenure in London growing shorter by the minute, I decided to indulge in one of the many distinct pleasures […]
It felt like we’d been on a bit of a trek when we got here, maybe because the pub before The Olde England, was itself a good walk out of the centre? Or maybe because on these Beer & Pubs Forum trips it’s obligatory to do a bit of circular walking? The Lamplighter is in […]
From barbecues and baseball to contests and fireworks, check out some of the best ways to celebrate the Fourth of July in New York.
We all are Beer Lovers, right? But do you know what Hops are? Apart from Water and tea which occupy the top two places in the list of the most consumed drinks in the world, our favorite drink, Beer, comes third on the list. It is brewed mainly from cereal grains, like malted barley, corn, […]
Vermonters love their locally grown and made food and beverage. Their booming maple sugar industry and dairy favorites (think Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and Cabot Creamery cheese, both which offer delicious tasting experiences) are known around the world, and the craft beer scene in Vermont is just another reason to visit. The Burlington, Vermont area […]
I remember being no more than four years old when my dad asked me to grab him a beer from the refrigerator. That was way back in the mid-1970s. I’m not sure what inspired me to open the can the first time. Was it the challenge of opening it, which back then had the old […]