A beer lover’s guide to Leeds

Leeds has become a veritable haven for ale aficionados in recent times, with a wealth of inviting venues in which to drink and be merry. Something of an expert on the local scene, top beer blogger Leigh Linley presents his guide to the best bars, breweries and outlets in the city. Bars [Friends Of Ham] …

Beer of the month: Fuller’s Wild River

Beer blogger Leigh Linley continues his new column on WOW247 with a look at one of the finest ale’s London has to offer. Every month Leigh will be picking out a terrific tipple for you to try – and April’s recommendation is the thoroughly modern Fuller’s Wild River. Style: Pale Ale ABV: 4.5% Web: www.fullers.co.uk/Twitter: @London_Pride The …

Beer April 3, 2014

Beer of the month: Gadd’s Black Pearl Oyster Stout

Beer blogger Leigh Linley continues his new column on WOW247 with a look at one of the nation’s finest food matches. Every month Leigh will be picking out a terrific tipple for you to try – and March’s recommendation is magnificent seafood accompaniment Gadd’s Black Pearl Oyster Stout. Style: Stout    ABV: 6.2% Web: www.ramsgatebrewery.co.uk One of the …

Beer March 3, 2014

Beer of the month: Great Heck Yakima IPA

Beer blogger Leigh Linley kicks off his brand new column on WOW247 with a look at one of the nation’s most mind-blowing craft ales. Every month Leigh will be picking out a terrific tipple for you to try – and February’s recommendation is the irrepressible Great Heck Yakima IPA. Style: IPA ABV: 7.4% Web: www.greatheckbrewery.co.uk If …

Bars Beer February 3, 2014

Raymond Blanc meets real ale… Is beer the new fine wine?

I’ve never been a particularly avid fan of beer. And I’ve always looked to pair my dinner with a nice glass of wine rather than a cloudy pint. But an outing to Raymond Blanc’s restaurant in Leeds this week saw me largely converted to the real ale cause, at least when it comes to its …

Beer November 14, 2013
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