Hoptober Special: Truman Brewery, The Rebirth of an East End Icon

The Old Truman Brewery is an East London icon that has played a significant role in the history of London since its establishment in 1666. Despite having been the largest brewery in the world at one point, Truman’s sadly had to close its doors in 1989. Twenty years later two local beer enthusiasts discovered the Truman brand was for sale. This was the rebirth of East London’s icon.

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Bock Beer Festival Utrecht 2013

The hearts of beer lovers start beating a bit faster as October approaches in anticipation of the new bock beer season. Also mine skipped a beat when I arrived at the annual Bockbierfestival in Utrecht (NL) last Saturday. A rendezvous with many of my dear Dutch friends also played a part in this of course! […]

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