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A feather in the local cap

April 5, 2017 | by Alastair Gilmour

A decade running a pub allows one Northumberland couple to think back and look forward, writes Alastair Gilmour Ten years


Beer for the Pop Artist

March 10, 2017 | by Alastair Gilmour

A full-bodied bottled lager, brewed in Edinburgh and heaped with accolades from the World Beer Awards and the Society of


Art’s sake

March 10, 2017 | by Alastair Gilmour

Pubs and breweries have picked up the culture theme   TYNE BANK BREWERY It’s fortunate for the artistic community that


A swirl of paint in every pint

March 10, 2017 | by Alastair Gilmour

We can never separate pubs from other cultural activities, writes Alastair Gilmour There’s a world of difference between viewing works


Celebrating the man from Peru

March 10, 2017 | by Alastair Gilmour

Regular readers will recall special correspondent Ian Brown’s report last October on Peru and its beers. As entertaining as ever,


The Perfect Tonic

March 10, 2017 | by Alastair Gilmour

Newcastle and Durham festivals explore the secrets of gin Assuming you have a taste for gin (and if not, why


A toast to the coast

February 14, 2017 | by Alastair Gilmour

The pub and brewing scene along the stretch of North Tyneside between North Shields and Monkseaton has blossomed in recent


The Year of the Rooster

February 14, 2017 | by Alastair Gilmour

Teamwork is the name of the game at one North Yorkshire brewery and is a familiar face around the region’s


Hop there and hop back

December 14, 2016 | by Alastair Gilmour

Three breweries in one day – that’s the offer from a new Yorkshire tour company. Alastair Gilmour took a seat While



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