Smokehouse in Islington

There are a few new restaurants bucking the trend of lacklustre beer lists and the Smokehouse in Islington looks to be one of those leading the pack. We went to have a look what was on offer.
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An American View of GBBF

Jimmy Ogden – true blood yank and beer geek extraordinaire, has been volunteering at the Great British Beer Festival. Get his views on this British bastion of a beer festival.
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Beer & Cheese: An Introduction

Cheese & Beer
If you haven’t tried pairing beer with cheese it’s about high time you gave it a shot. Our guest writer and former cheesemonger Claire Bullen has put together a little introduction to help you get started.
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Broadway Market’s Noble Fine Liquor

Noble Fine Liquor is predominantly a wine store but they also stock a great selection of both hyper local and international beers. The beers they carry have been meticulously selected, but their ace-up-their-sleeve is the three shiny keg lines filled with beer…
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A Crafty Brighton Getaway

Craft Beer Co in brighton
It’s always great to get away from it all, especially when it also involves drinking some good beer. To shake the January blues off our bones we decided to pop down to sunny Brighton for a few days. Just to see what the city had to offer.
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Craft Beer in Japan – Part 2

Popeye Craft Beer Bar in Tokyo
Welcome to the second part of my travel through the muddy waters of the Japanese craft beer scene. It’s by no means extensive, but hopefully it’ll sheds some light on what the hell is going on over there…
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Craft Beer in Japan – Part 1

Konnichiwa Beer Bitches! This little piggie went to Japan and discovered that the craft beer scene over there is alive and well. I went for a break from the rough and tumble of the Big Smoke – the perfect opportunity to suss out what’s brewing in the land of the rising sun….
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