I spent Saturday afternoon down at 5 Degrees West in Falmouth, it’s normally one of the better pubs in the Town for a good pint, but this weekend, it was definitely the best.  There were over 25 beers and 20 ciders on offer and it was fantastic. A good beer festival is brilliant for several reasons: You get to try lots of new beers you probably wouldn’t already. A room is filled with people who drink too much beer,…

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  I met up with a friend today for a catch up. As we were in Falmouth we decided to pop down to The Front. When we arrived I scanned their every changing selection of beers. I plumped for Cornish Mutiny by Truro’s Wooden Hand Brewery as I’ve had a selection of their ales before and they’re always top notch. I had also just walked past a massive billboard advertising their brewery on Killigrew street (so subliminal advertising might have…

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  Down at 5 Degrees West in Falmouth, they have an ever changing and fine selection of Ales and Ciders. It’s one of my favourite places to try new drinks, recently I had the pleasure of trying another fine Cornish ale there. Penryn Pale Ale is named after the Cornish town and the home of the Rebel Brewery company. Its a beautiful bronze ale and their take on the classic Indian Pale Ale. It has a hoppy, fruity smell and…

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Everyone at some time or another will get a hideous hangover (some people more than others!) Here are my tops tips, built up previous experience. There is nothing radical here, just some straight forward, simple steps. For me it’s all about getting up and about and being positive.   -1. Get to work before the hangover’s happened – I’ve labelled this one -1 because it happens before the hangover. When you’ve stopped drinking, get something to eat and drink as…

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  Betty Stogs is Skinners Best selling and most popular beer. I’ll have you know, it’s not without good reason too! (A little back story – This very Cornish beer is named after a native of West Cornwall from Cornish folklore.) Betty is an easy drinking, copper ale with a perfect balance of malt, citrus hops and bitterness, the perfect accompaniment to any pasty! This beer is available bottled and on draught from the finest establishments. If you haven’t had…

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