I Am Grumpy Old Man Blog


Lots of these on Saturday night ?

San Miguel San Miguel Beer has been brewed since 1890 in the Philippines. A Spanish brewery, La Segarra, was created and licensed in 1946 to brew San Miguel Beer in Europe. In 1953 the...


2 Beers on a Friday ?

Poacher’s Choice | Badger Brewery, This rich, smooth brew has a softly spiced sweetness with dark liquorice notes and a fruity damson aroma. Poachers Choice is a gutsy ruby ale that is well matched...


Bank Holiday Weekend

Peroni Gran Riserva An excellent beer emerges from the great Peroni tradition – PERONI GRAN RISERVA. A prestigious clear double malt beer with an alcohol content of 6.6%: this beer is the result of...



Don’t take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive. “Elbert Hubbard”

harvestoun 20 Aug

Back to work

Back to work after a long weekend in the Cotswolds, I deserve a treat, or four Harviestoun Schiehallion 4.8% ABV Schiehallion is a stunning lager with elegant head and luscious lacing. It has “aromas...

ubu purity 14 Aug

Purity Pure UBU

Pure UBU – pronounced OO-BOO – named after our faithful canine friend and protector of our secrets. UBU 4.5% ABV is a distinctive premium amber coloured beer. Made from English Maris Otter, Crystal &...

marshal 6 Aug

Weekend again

Unsworth’s Yard The Marshal Strong pale ale 6.5%   Shepherd Neame Bishops Finger Launched 1958. Bishops Finger takes its name from the finger-shaped signposts which pointed pilgrims on their way to the tomb of...


No Beer weekend

Can you imagine not having a weekend drink just because you have had a slight medical procedure. Well that is just what has happened. After a hernia opp, drugs and beer do not mix...

Hernia Weekend

Hernia Weekend

Black Sheep, Golden Sheep Golden Sheep is a full flavoured ale with a dry and refreshing bitterness, developed with a light, citrus fruit flavour. Brewed using time honoured methods and fermented in Yorkshire Square...


Weekend Treats

Abbot Ale Warming, malty and fruity. Pale and amber malts contribute to a mouth-filling and satisfying Horlicks and biscuity maltiness. Challenger and First Gold give a base note of herbal hop and Fuggles as...