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Two friends from Newport, Wales and New York, USA share pictures of their passion for beer. Read more...

August, 2009 Archives

A photo of part of the Brains Brewery sign at the entrance to the brewery in Cardiff. Brains is a Welsh brewery founded in 1882 in Cardiff, Wales by Samuel Arthur Brain. Brains has been located near Cardiff railway station since 2000.

A photo of part of the Brains Brewery sign at the entrance to the brewery in Cardiff. Brains is a Welsh brewery founded in 1882 in Cardiff, Wales by Samuel Arthur Brain. Brains has been located near Cardiff railway station since 2000.

Empty soldiers at Lock Stock & Barrel, a Fuller's pub in Newbury. Also featuring the "no! don't take my photo!" guy and the "let me write this down on my iphone" guy.

Empty soldiers at Lock Stock & Barrel, a Fuller's pub in Newbury. Also featuring the "no! don't take my photo!" guy and the "let me write this down on my iphone" guy.

Examples of etched glass snob screens in the Lamb pub in London. These frosted glass snob screens were popular in the 1890s and hid the customer from the publican when they ordered their drinks, but the hinges still allowed the the bar staff to check on the customers without disturbing their privacy.

Examples of etched glass snob screens in the Lamb pub in London. These frosted glass snob screens were popular in the 1890s and hid the customer from the publican when they ordered their drinks, but the hinges still allowed the the bar staff to check on the customers without disturbing their privacy. Here's a video of them in action.

A selection of Brew Dog brewery beers including the very strong Tokyo*

A selection of Brew Dog brewery beers including the very strong Tokyo*

Bottles of Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA and Burning River Pale all lined up ready for drinking.

Bottles of Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA and Burning River Pale all lined up ready for drinking.

Zero Degrees is a great brewpub with four locations in the UK. This is a beer sampler from the Zero Degrees in Cardiff. A wheat, a pale, a czech pils, something with mango and a black lager.

Zero Degrees is a great brewpub with four locations in the UK. This is a beer sampler from the Zero Degrees in Cardiff. A wheat, a pale, a czech pils, something with mango and a black lager.

Brew Dog Tokyo* Imperial Stout

At 18.2%ABV, Brew Dog's Tokyo* certainly packs a punch. It is suprisingly drinkable although I don't think I would want to drink a whole bottle.

Illuminated tap handles at the Knights Templar in London.

Illuminated tap handles at The Knights Templar in London.

Jordan, a brewer aCustom Brewcrafters, in the process of making beer. On the right: The finished product before fermentation.

Jordan, a brewer at Custom Brewcrafters, in the process of making beer. On the right: The finished product before fermentation.

Bar patron point of view at the Tap and Mallet in Rochester, NY. A beautiful pub with 30 drafts and one cask selection as well as a huge bottle selection.

Bar patron point of view at the Tap and Mallet which is in my opinion the best pub in Rochester, NY. It's a beautiful pub with 30 drafts and one cask selection as well as a huge bottle selection.