|A goat, some ale, fun time guaranteed.|
I do like beer. I'm a member of the Campaign for Real Ale but I don't limit myself to the strictly British definition of real ale. I love a good German weiss- or schwarzbier, a Belgian Ale or a lager brewed in the Gambia (very welcome in that heat!). I don't drink beer to get drunk, but to enjoy the different flavours of hops, malts and the odd guest ingredient that brewers like to play with.
I was pleased to hear about the Gateshead Beer Festival, and even more happy to see a great lineup of bands playing over the 3 days: the 3rd to the 5th May. Scratch The Surface, Jonny Boyle, the Dust Town Dogs, Superheat, Jen Stevens and the Hiccups, Skylark Song, Bessie and the Zinc Buckets, Claypath and many more.
|A bar, some ale. Excellent.|