European beers in bottles - you know you want to!Oak casks are the way forwards...A jug being used for what they're made for!What to do with 'em when you've bought 'em!Dave Brown - Bacchus in person!Some bottles ready for consumption.Seminars - even better at 09:00 in the morning!Pulling the scoops through a handpump.Lambic maturing at Cantillon, Brussels.  I can smell it now!Getting into the habit.


Last Updated : 31/12/11

his section of the site involves some of the amusing tales that have occurred whilst scooping beers.  They won't all be mine, I promise, so if you feel up to the job of telling a (true) story, then let us know.

See here for the more serious Essays section...

A Simpler Time, by Gazza   Gazza  New !

My Rarest Scoops, by Gazza   Gazza 

Derby - my part in it's downfall - by Gazza Gazza 

The search for Sheps Stone IIPA - by Gazza Gazza 

Reading BF phots - by Gazza Gazza 

Eleven long years - by Gazza Gazza 

Manchester Winter Ales 2007 by Gazza Gazza (phots)

Xmas piss-up 2006 in Sheffield  by Gazza Gazza (phots)

Brewer for a day... the making of "Flat as a Board", by Gazza Gazza

Tamworth 2006 Phots.... by Gazza Gazza (phots)

Manchester Winter Ales 2006 by Gazza Gazza (phots)

Scraps from the Scoopsbook, by Gazza  Gazza

Scooper's Xmas Piss-up 2005 photos  by Gazza Gazza

Breweries and Brewpubs of the world - in photos!!!

The Tamworth 2005 phots are here....   Gazza

Boozing and Boating, by Steve Westby   Steve Westby

Beer in St Petersburg, by Mark Enderby   Mark Enderby

It's quicker by Tram!, by Steve Westby   Steve Westby

Back to the Pier, by Gazza  Gazza

The shadow of the Scoop, by Billy Whizz   Billy Whizz

The Swiss Beer Scene, by Steve Westby   Steve Westby

Scooping in South America, by Mark Enderby   Mark Enderby

A London Pub Crawl, by Steve Westby   Steve Westby

Fairy Stories, by Gazza  Gazza

Phots from Tamworth 2003, by Gazza  Gazza

Rare Breeds Beer Festival, by Gazza Gazza

Mushy Pea Beers! by Steve Westby  Steve Westby

A Cambridge Pub Crawl, by Steve Westby  Steve Westby

And Planned for the future ....... (maybe)

The longest night.  (New year's eve, Prince Albert, Stow cum Quy)

VE Weekend, by Sue Fulcher.

The day 2 worlds collided. (Last fest, Prince Albert)

The slowworm's revenge.  (Ding Ding's gardening party)

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