A video version of our regular exploration of odd food and drink, this time with a beer that promises provocation and fruitiness – but can it deliver?
Put A Cork In It
Why ‘Quit Lit’ is enough to drive you to drink
The New Year Lectures
Just what is it with the need to nag people into abstinence at the start of the year?
Experiments In Drinking: Christmas Pudding And Vanilla Custard Stout
Can a festive novelty beer sold in discount supermarkets exceed expectations? We investigate on your behalf.
Experiments In Drinking: Cherry Baby Lager
Exploring an impressively fruity beer that is exclusively available in Aldi.
Undignified And Immodest: Ralph Steadman Banned In North Carolina
A beer label featuring a stylised naked figure is too much for North Carolina.
Cheers! The Wonderful World Of Beer Advertising
A collection of beautiful, outrageous and frankly baffling print adverts for beer from around the world.
The Tennents Lager Lovelies
The unlikely collision of lager and glamour girls that became a national institution for decades.
X-Rated Beer From Jacquie And Michel
The French adult producers lend their name to a couple of blonde beers.
Experiments In Drinking: Northern Monk’s Northern Star
Savouring the hugely impressive chocolate, caramel biscuit porter from the craft beer favourites.
The Fleet’s Lit Up! Thomas Woodrooffe’s Notorious Drunken Performance
Tired and Emotional – the BBC’s top broadcaster of the pre-war era produces a commentary for the ages.
It’s All to Your Good! Buckfast Tonic Wine And Bored Housewives
The notorious tonic wine’s impressive attempts to appeal to stressed women as a way of coping with the nightmare of running a household.