If you know me or of me, you will know I like beer. Over the last few years I have been collecting photos of every new beer I have.
I now have over 2,000 individual beers photographed and have realised that many beers that I assumed I have photos of, I haven't.

This blog will be therefore be an account of my quest for new beers to photo and how I enjoyed them (or not).
My email is ralphgant@sky.com.

Saturday, 17 September 2011

First Friday night back out

Well had my first Friday night out in the UK for three weeks and now I have a bad head. I only had five pints but now I feel rotten, was it the beer or am I coming down with a cold, I think it is the latter as I also have a sore throat and runny nose. Better fill up with medicine as we are supposed to be gong out tonight as well.

Friday, 16 September 2011


Another of the Dent beers I picked up while on holiday in Hawes ages ago.

Dent Brewery, Ramsbottom from England
4.5% deep amber colour with a thin head, caramel aroma and taste, very nice.

Dent Brewery, Ramsbottom, England

Bottles of Sam's

Here are a couple of the beers I bought weeks ago in Northalerton and had just before our holiday. Two bottles from the Samuel Smith's Old Brewery, possibly the best independent brewery in the world, well my favourite anyway.

Samuel Smith's, Nut Brown Ale from England
5.0% brown colour with a thin head, fruity aroma, fruity taste a bit like a porter. The next one was a porter.

Samuel Smith's, Nut Brown Ale, England

Samuel Smith's, Taddy Porter from England
5.0% black colour with a thin head, roast malt aroma, slightly sweet malt taste.

Samuel Smith's, Taddy Porter, England

Both were were good beers.

Thursday, 15 September 2011

Some Fruit Beers

I am a lot further behind with my reviews than I thought I was, it is going to take some time to catch up.

A few weeks ago I bought a couple of fruit beers, I didn't actually drink them, I gave them to Dot and she enjoyed them.

Innis & Gunn, Melville's Raspberry beer from Scotland

Innis & Gunn, Melville's Raspberry beer, Scotland

Innis & Gunn, Melville's Strawberry beer from Scotland

Innis & Gunn, Melville's Strawberry beer, Scotland

Back from Holiday

Just back from holiday in France and have many new beers to review, I have also brought quite a few new beers back with me. This added to the fact that I attended the second Fish Beer Fest the night before the holiday, means I have quite a bit of work to bring this blog up to date.

I will start uploading photos later today, so the first of the reviews should be appearing here very soon.