Bermondsey Beer Mile: Mid-Summer Social

Mr & Mrs Fueled by Beer invite fellow Berkshire CAMRA members and anyone else who would like to tag along for a mid-summer social along the Bermondsey Beer Mile on Saturday 23rd June. Since our last visit, and even since my most recent post on Bermondsey, there have been several changes that call for exploration… Continue reading


4th Village Easter Music & Ale Festival 2018

Once again The Retreat, The Lyndhurst and The Eldon Arms pubs are banding together this Easter weekend for music, ale and all-round fun. Mr & Mrs Fueled by Beer have travelled across town for each of the previous three events and thoroughly recommend you find some time to visit. It’s an easy walk from Reading town centre… Continue reading

6th Gloucester CAMRA Beer Festival

Gloucester CAMRA is all set to hold their 6th annual beer festival at the beautiful Blackfriars Priory events venue on Friday and Saturday, 27th and 28th April 2018; and it almost wasn’t going to happen (read about it). Mr & Mrs Fueled by Beer last attended in 2014 for the 2nd event and we were mightily impressed. Our return visit is long overdue…

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A Fueled by Beer Field Trip: Hackney (Part 5)

It’s been a while since we revisited the brewpubs and taprooms of East London so to remedy this Mr & Mrs Fueled by Beer recently braved the “Beast from the East” to lead a group on an East London Ale Trail. Drawing from our previous field trips to Hackney in 2014 and 2015 this latest trail provides a nice overview of the latest developments… Continue reading

14th Derby Winter Ale Festival 2018: In Review

Fortunately for Derby CAMRA the recent hysteria over a certain crossword puzzle didn’t dissuade people from attending this year’s Winter Ale Festival at the Roundhouse. Mr & Mrs Fueled by Beer enjoyed the Saturday afternoon session in the role of ‘punters’ for a change, and Derby served as the ideal base from which to explore the Peak District; together they provided all the ingredients of a fun and relaxing weekend mini-break… Continue reading