Barry and The Birmingham Beer Bash at The Bond

Barry felt very privileged and proud to have been invited to attend and trade at last weekend's 'Birmingham Beer Bash'. This was the event's third year in a row, welcoming 25% more people than in 2014, so there's no doubt it's a popular one. We weren't expecting huge sales. Admission to the event was by … Continue reading Barry and The Birmingham Beer Bash at The Bond

The Home Brew Boat’s first and last festivals of 2014

Before our initial six-month narrow boating adventure in April 2009, Barry spent months voraciously reading waterways related blogs. One of the main ones he relished was Andrew Denny's 'Granny Buttons'. We were understandably thrilled to meet him in person on our second venture from NZ to UK, in May 2010, when we fortuitously moored next … Continue reading The Home Brew Boat’s first and last festivals of 2014