Ahh The Old Fountain. So many nights spent in the glorious pub sandwiched between Old Street, Angel and Shoreditch. It was in The Old Fountain my love affair with Moor began. It was the Nor’Hop. Then it was the So’Hop in the HolbornWhippet and then in my new job the Confidence in The Queen’s Head near Kings Cross Station. Most recently I’ve been drinking Moor Beer in the Euston Tap. Every beer exceptional. Continue reading →
The Five Points Brewing Co IPA 7.1% Hackney, London, UK
Five Points make fantastic beers. They have three core beers, Hook Island Red, Pale Ale and RailwayPorter. They currently produce my favourite porter and favourite red beer so when I found out they were taking a foray into IPA I was ridiculously excited. My favourite style of beer, IPA and one of my favourite London breweries, Five Points, what could go wrong? Continue reading →
The Five Points Brewing Company Hook Island Red 6% Hackney, London, UK
I got very excited last summer when Five Points Brewery, a short walk from Hackney overground station opened and visited on two different brewery open days. Every beer I tried within the brewery was tasty but it was the Hook Island Red that really showed the most promise. I previously said very good things about their pale ale here a few months ago here. But it was the red ale that I fell in love with.
The Five Points Brewing Company Five Points Pale 4.4% Hackney, London, UK
The Five Points Brewing Company are a relatively new microbrewery based towards Hackney Central station in between Rectory Road and Hackney. They opened this year with three varieties including the Five Points Pale which unsurprisingly is my favourite. Although the porter is really lovely, too. Following a series of opening events down at the brewery Five Points have been slowly building their excellent reputation. Continue reading →