Friday, 2 April 2010

A Good Friday

Planet Thanet beer festival at the Winter Gardens in Margate. It's one of my favourite festivals of the year, no doubt. Good friends, good beer, good location; it's got all you want and need. This year Gadds' Uberhop (a traditional hopped-up lagerale) rocked it; Tryst Corronade IPA was bitter, apricoty, light, dry; Millstone Tiger Rut was a glass of fruity tangerine, floral and oh-so-drinkable - awesome. Some dark beer - Gadds' Black Pearl and Elland 1872 - rounded us up and some more Uberhop and Tiger Rut finished us off.

It was a Good Friday. I love Planet Thanet beer festival.


  1. Tiger Rut is the little brother of Millstone's True Grit (5%), which is even better. Another top beer from the grim north.

  2. And Tiger Rut, also known as Baby Git, is a regular beer at one of the few pubs that the Sheffield Twissup didn't visit, the Wellington.

    True Grit, known at the Welly as Old Git, is indeed even better as JC says. If it's on at the Welly when I call in, I drink nothing else and venture no further into the Valley.

  3. Easter Weekend, Beer Festival - spot on.