La Sirene Farmhouse Red with Scones, Jam and Whipped Cream

Farmhouse Red with SconesIt’s a little late but as promised, a pairing recommendation for last week’s wheat beer scones: La Sirene’s Farmhouse Red.

La Sirene is a brewery on the up and up at the moment. Their bottled and draught ranges are widely available (relatively speaking) and all of them Continue reading

Beer Scones

WheatBeerScones closeupI ended up spending Australia Day 2015 at home. On my own. Drinking an inordinate number of beers. Sweating up a storm in a non-air-conditioned house. And just generally being a slob. Winning.

A number of things led to this turn of events:

1. I missed my bus to the city with the next one not scheduled for an hour and – thanks to living an inconvenient distance from the city where a day off Continue reading

Creamy Witbier Scallops

20141231_114235In all my time writing for drunkspec I never once did a seafood recipe. There’s a reason for that – I’m not an avid fan of the sea’s bounty. I usually have to have my seafood battered and deep-fried to enjoy it.

Anyway, I thought it about time I stop thinking about myself and go out of my comfort zone and experiment a little. So here’s my recipe for Creamy Witbier Scallops with a crunchy, lemon roasted pea topping – made possible by Feral Brewing Co. White

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