In a move that perfectly illustrates how swiftly London’s craft brewing scene is evolving Howling Hops recently left the cellar beneath the Cock Tavern pub in Hackney Central. The brewery has set up shop in a significantly larger industrial space beside the canal at Hackney Wick…

CAMRA’s Slough, Windsor & Maidenhead branch will be holding their annual Maidenhead Beer & Cider Festival between 24th and 26th July at Desborough College. Mr & Mrs Fueled by Beer have both volunteered to work the beer bar so we’ll be able to provide the inside scoop after the event closes…

West Middlesex CAMRA will soon be kicking off their 26th beer festival which runs from 8th through 11th of July.  Mr Fueled by Beer has signed up for volunteer bar work on the final day and will bring the inside scoop after he returns…

Celebrating their 40th year, Chelmsford & Mid Essex CAMRA will soon be kicking off their summer beer festival which runs from 7th through 11th of July.  Mr Fueled by Beer has signed up for volunteer bar work on the opening day, and will bring the inside story after he returns…

What could be better than a linear walk and dine at a single destination pub? How about a 5-mile circular walk featuring not one but two pubs! This one explores the area around Dinton Pastures near Hurst: the country park; public footpaths; and local lanes of this oasis amidst the urban cacophony of Reading and […]

While researching previous posts about Dickens Brewery (here and here) one thing didn’t add up; although billed as Dickens by way of a modified Old Curiosity pumpclip, the name of one of the ales posted on Facebook – “Bad Habit” – didn’t fit their literary theme. Mr Fueled by Beer doesn’t like loose ends, he had […]

If, after reading this post, you should decide to follow in Mr & Mrs Fueled by Beer’s footsteps we can’t promise you’ll encounter Hazel, Bigwig or Dandelion escaping to freedom across the River Enborne to Watership Down. You should however enjoy a wonderful walk along said river, maybe spot wildlife of the non-talking variety, and […]