I grew up with two elder brothers and so my childhood TV viewing consisted of Bottom, Red Dwarf, and, of course Blackadder. The third series, set in the Regency period, with Hugh Laurie as the magnificent, bonkers Prince George, is the best. And the episode “Nob and Nobility”, about the French Revolution is pure gold: ‘Ah, le Adder Noir, come … Read More The French Connection
Bluffers Guide to Craft Cider – this Wednesday!
There are still places left for my tutored tasting session at Hawkes Cidery & Taproom this Wednesday 9th August. Sign up and head on down to the hottest cider joint in London town to taste some of the finest ciders from the Shire and beyond. All with yours truly and free pizza thrown in. Win win win!!
Well, I’m a month in as a full time, freelance cider talking person. And I’ve still got a bit of money in the bank so I’m gurning like an idiot! I am, however, entirely aware that this is the honeymoon period and that I might well not be as spritely in 3 months’ time. But, it’s already apparent that the … Read More Dribble Tests and BBC Requests: The Life of a Ciderologist
Saturday Live – BBC Radio 4
Cider For Beer Lovers
Come down to Hop, Burns and Black, one of London’s finest beer and cider emporiums, on Thursday 6th July as we explore the world of cider through the taste buds of a beer drinker.
We will be sampling some of the UK’s finest ciders, and I will talk through how they have been made and what makes them so special.
Get your tickets here.
See you next week!