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Pretty much the coolest label on a bottle of anything ever – as it should be, given the artist. I’d have bought this beer …

More a label reminder than a proper tasting note, but this is a really good value example that typifies Folle Blanche eaux-de-vie. Notable floral …

Proof that Carlsberg are real brewers! It’s such a pity that almost none of their specialist or micro-brews escape Denmark. Picked this up at …

Had heard of this many times and finally got hold of some from Redmond’s off-licence in Ranelagh, Dublin. Had to put it in! At …

An unusual vertical tasting this: of 3 vintages of Chimay Bleu 33cl Trappist ales! This was made possible by a visit to the Chimay …

This Japanese sake has the coolest name “Kokuryu”, or Black Dragon, from Fukui prefecture. This is a daiginjo grade Sake with up to 50% …

A random beer entry, but one that had to go in. Some history here! When I first cooked Christmas puddings, following my late grandmother’s …

Comedy Japanese sake, drunk in an izakaya there – the owners gave me the label. Nigorizake translates as “dirty” sake, but “unfiltered” is better. …

The vast majority (c. 90%) of Japanese beer is brewed by 4 companies. Most is bland – Asahi Super Dry, Kirin & Sapporo’s basic …