Brew York Beer

This Imperial Tonkoko Milk Stout from the Brew York brewery has definitely risen to the top of my list when it comes to stouts. I had the pleasure of enjoying this fabulous stout at the Hop Inn micro pub in Hornchurch. It is literally 7.5% of pure liquid bounty with amazing flavours of coconut , …

Core Bar

I had the pleasure of enjoying another fabulous cocktail by Head Barman Ale Ville at Core by Clare Smyth on Saturday. This was the Whiskey & Seaweed made with Irish Whiskey , Kelp , Sea Lettuce & Black Cardamom. So next time your dining at Core or even just passing by do pop in and …

During these times that we’re in at the moment I’ve been enjoying some great beers from the Leigh on Sea brewery which I’ve managed to purchase at the Hop Inn Hornchurch. Below are the five that have been a pleasure to try and that I would certainly recommend.

This was another fabulous recommendation from my good friend Alison Taffs at the Hop Inn Hornchurch. Her choice this time was a light sparkling cider from Sweden. This Brannland cider was an absolute delight and is made from 100% swedish apples. Firstly on the nose you get the delightful aromas of apple , citrus and …

If your normally a fan of Prosecco and Sparkling Wine either Brut or Rose then let me introduce you to a stunning alternative. What we have hear is an 2017 English Sparkling Rose Cider from the Gospel Green Cyder Company based in Blackmoor , Hampshire. Firstly let me say that I’m generally not a huge …

Ladies and Gentlemen let me introduce you to Dessert in a can as I bring you the Vanilla & Pecan Pie Stout from the Hammerton Brewery which I purchased from the Hop Inn micro pub in Hornchurch. Believe me when I tell you this is absolute heaven. Firstly the aromas of vanilla on the nose …

When I visited my good friend Alison at Hop Inn Hornchurch last week she introduced me to a beer with a difference. It was a Smoked Beer from Germany and when she was describing it to me it really grabbed my attention. So yesterday afternoon I decided to try it and the end result is …

Here are a few of the fantastic craft beers from the Salt Beer Factory which are available at the moment from the Hop Inn my local micro pub in Hornchurch. Due to the current situation they are only available for takeaway and delivery. The first was a nice refreshing Lime After Lime a perfect drink …