The cherry stout experiment begins

It would have been cherry beer, but the cherries were beginning to rot and there was some Mackeson’s left from an earlier experiment. The volume of liquid will increase when I work out what I can add to the mix.


Hobgoblin, originally uploaded by spinneyhead.

An internet search reminded me that the hobgoblin was a spider-man villain. Where’s the cute comic loving barmaid from last night?

Cornish Mutiny

Cornish Mutiny, originally uploaded by spinneyhead.

I wasn’t so sure about this one, but both the cute bar staff liked it. That’s what art’s really about- impressing the ladies.

Smoked beer. Sounds odd, tastes quite nice

I’m falling in love with Trof’s eccentric beer collection.

Let's never have drink like a pirate day

Yetserday was Fuck like a Pirate day. We already have Talk like a Pirate day. But, reading about prates at the moment, I’d recommend not drinking like them (ninja drinks sound a bit more appealing.

Rumfustian Recipe: Beat two egg yolks into a bowl with one teaspoon of sugar. In a saucepan, bring one cup of ale, two ounces of gin, two ounces of sherry, one cinnamon stick, several ground cloves, and one lemon peel to the boiling point. Turn it to a simmer and add the egg mixture. Stir briskly with a whisk. Serve in a warmed mug and top with grated nutmeg.