A #LastDrinkOfTheWeek with a reason behind it this week. I’ve spent the last couple of days working at the Epping and Ongar Railway Real Ale weekend, based at North Weald station, east of Epping. I live in Ealing. For those that don’t know London, that’s almost as far apart as you can get while still being on the London Transport system.
As you might be able to guess, and staying on topic with recent posts, my last drink of the week was a beer – a pint of Brodie’s London Fields Pale Ale.
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#EBBC13 – The 3rd European Beer Bloggers conference, and the first one that I’ve attended. From the first in London (which I missed despite living down the road) and the second in Leeds (which I found out about a week before it happened) they’ve now moved up to Edinburgh, where I am now currently sitting in an overly warm basement hotel room with a tram track being built outside. They started at 5:30am.
The EBBC does exactly what it says on the tin – it’s a conference for Beer Bloggers and is held in Europe. To start things off we had a pub crawl around some of the more beer focused bars of the Old Town, put together by Chris from the Edinburgh Craft Brew Co and Rich from The Beercast – both locals who know a decent pint. Or smaller measure where appropriate.
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With summer comes the only religious festival that I am strict in my observances for – the Great British Beer Festival. With work rather busy I only made it down for one afternoon and only managed to fit in a few beers of my own before my, now traditional, assault on the Italian bottle bar and stumbling wander home.
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