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Food and Drink

What are you drinking Marcus?

It’s time to introduce a new type of post I may have shamefully ripped off from a podcast I listen to… What are you drinking Marcus? In 2014 my amazing Wife invested in a small micro brewery startup called Sacre Brew and ordered me a number of beers as a Christmas gift. This for me […]

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Food and Drink

My coffee bean search is almost over

I’m currently into my 2nd month of Pact coffee shipping and thought I’d write a few words about my experience so far. (Spoiler, it’s fantastic!) Pact coffee is a UK startup that ships coffee in various forms (full bean/ ground) direct to your door, their differentiator is their coffee is freshly roasted very close to […]

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Food and Drink

Guinness Dublin Porter

I have been looking forward to trying the new beer from Guinness based on Arthur Guinness original brewing experimental notebooks dating back to 1796 for some time. The recipe for Dubin Porter is based on Arthurs 200 year old experiments and is very dark in colour with a distinctive taste. At taste of 200 years ago […]

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Food and Drink

Homemade scratchings, perfect with beer!

Decided to make a pulled pork chilli for Sunday supper  and once I’d trimmed off the excess fat and skin I thought I’d try my hand at some homemade pork scratchings to go with a beer and the Villa game on the TV. The bad news is it’s still 2 hours till kick off and […]

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Food and Drink Geeky

Coffee how it should be, BBotE.

I recently purchased 2 bottles of a rather exotic coffee beverage called Black Blood of the Earth. What makes this beverage is special is the way it’s produced and the quality of the finished article. The Black Blood of the Earth (or BBotE for short) is a cold vacuum extraction coffee concentrate. It was created […]