Archive for July, 2011

Although the pub only opened relatively recently, Dirty Dicks Food and Ale Emporium is rapidly becoming my favourite pub in Halifax, overtaking the excellent Ring O’Bells.  I visited for the 3rd time last Tuesday to meet a mutual friend of mine and the editors on a flying visit to the country.  The pub was nicely […]

As regular readers will know I am a huge fan of the beers produced by Brew Dog based near Aberdeen.  Their Punk IPA, 5am Saint and Hardcore IPA are all excellent beers, although you have to be a serious hop head to really enjoy the Hardcore at 9.2%.  Although the brewery is only 4 years […]

Pubpaper 615 – Simply Hungover

Posted: 14th July 2011 by admin in Pub Paper, Writing
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Alcohol can be a fickle mistress, sometimes she lets you off the leash with no comeback, other times a little freedom exacts a heavy price.  I am referring to hangovers of course.  This week I drank on two occasions, the first was an all afternoon session out in the sun at Ramfest on Sunday where […]

Had 4 photos published in the Halifax Courier on Mon 11th July from Ramfest 2011. The full article is here, with the originals below http://www.halifaxcourier.co.uk/news/local/who_needs_glasto_we_ve_got_ramfest_1_3565815  

I mentioned Greene King last week, and they are again in the news with the announcement of their rebranding and end of year results.  Sadly not brewing decent beer yet then.  The logo will change from the “Green Abbot” to “The Bury St Edmunds Crown and Arrows”.  I admit the logo does look a lot […]