• Cigar City Jai Alai Beer Review

    24 September 2017 - Best Beer HQ

    Cigar City Jai Alai Beer Review

    I drank this can of Cigar City Brewing’s Jai Alai IPA not in Tampa, where the brewery is based, but at a delightful canal-side restaurant called Pelican Landing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. We had a sensational view of the setting sun, and the swordfish tacos were the best I’ve ever had. And this beer, well, […]

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  • Behemoth Notella Chocolate Hazelnut Porter Review

    17 September 2017 - Best Beer HQ

    Behemoth Notella Chocolate Hazelnut Porter Review

    When I heard that Kiwi craft brewery Behemoth had brewed a Notella Chocolate Hazelnut Porter, I had to try it – not because I’m a fan of the choc-hazelnut spread from which it gets its name (I actually hate Nutella) but because I’m a fan of trying new and interesting brews. Let’s check it out… […]

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  • Islamorada Channel Marker IPA Review

    10 September 2017 - Best Beer HQ

    Islamorada Channel Marker IPA Review

    The lovely Florida Keys are being battered by Hurricane Irma as I write this review of a beer I enjoyed there on holiday back in June. On that day, the weather couldn’t be much more different. It was hot and sunny, with nary a cloud in the sky. We pulled our red Mustang convertible in […]

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  • Check out the #SlasherSam audiobook

    7 September 2017 - Best Beer HQ

    Check out the Slasher Sam audiobook

    When I haven’t been drinking beer or blogging about beer, I’ve been writing and promoting my debut horror novel ‘Slasher Sam’ – which is out now on audiobook! Published by Darkwater Syndicate, ‘Slasher Sam’ follows the exploits of a horror-movie obsessed serial killer named Sam, who posts the details of their murder spree to a […]

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  • Temple Rye Hard IPA Beer Review

    3 September 2017 - Best Beer HQ

    Temple Rye Hard IPA Beer Review

    Let’s take a break from the bevy of beverages I tried on my recent trip to the States, and take a look at this Australian brew that I picked up at my local bottle shop in Auckland, New Zealand. It’s called Rye Hard, and it was proudly brewed by Temple Brewing Company in Brunswick East, […]

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