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Craze for Haze

By |March 22nd, 2019|

In this blog we look at the origin of one of the UK's current favourite beer styles - the hazy IPA.

This St. Patrick’s Day – Don’t drink Guinness

By |March 15th, 2019|

This weekend is St. Patrick's Day so you'll be wanting to drink something dark - let us present you with 3 alternatives to Guinness.

Mondo Parliament Ale Launch

By |March 6th, 2019|

Mondo Brewery have been a constant in our stores since the day they opened, not only because they make great beers, but because they’re also based really close to our Clapham Junction store. We’ve shared more than a few beers with Todd & Tom (Mondo founders) and love their whole ethos of beer discovery and […]

Beers for Pancakes, 1-2-3

By |March 5th, 2019|

It’s Pancake Day (finally!) which is most definitely an occasion for cracking open a tasty beer or two to use either in the pancake itself, or to accompany. For pancake heaven, follow our simple 3 step guide below.

Step 1: Use beer in the pancake recipe mix

This is a nice little trick we learnt whilst staying […]

Free Wild Beer sampling with co-founder Brett Ellis

By |January 10th, 2019|

We’re pleased to welcome Wild Beer Co-founder and head brewer Brett Ellis to our Balham store to celebrate the launch of Millionaire in cans.

The Big Beer-ish Quiz

By |June 7th, 2018|

Join us for our first ever quiz - sort of a pub quiz, but in a bottle shop.

Moor JJJ

By |October 13th, 2017|

Moor JJJ returns in style this weekend.

End of Summer Garden Party

By |September 27th, 2017|

If there’s one thing Londoners are fond of, it’s wishing for an Indian Summer. Every September, we hope for the sun to last just one more month, and actually it usually does, just about. So this year we’re going to take our chances on the Indian Summer by putting on an end of summer garden […]

We’re Hiring!

By |July 10th, 2017|

We're on the hunt for the ideal beer lover to take the reigns of our Balham store. If this sounds like you then read on...

We Brought Sweden

By |June 22nd, 2017|

What do you do when all your Swedish pre-orders come in at once? Put on a Swedish spotlight of course!