Wander(n) lust!

  I now live in Vienna for now nearly 16 years and I have to say I find it such a joy. I grew up in Dublin which is a city I love to this day but the quality of life one experiences here is something to be cherished. I totally understand why Vienna consistently […]

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Österreichische Bierwoche (ÖBW) | 18. – 25. September

By Brian Patton, Dipl. Biersommelier & Owner, The Brickmakers As sitting here on my terrace enjoying the last rays of summer and drinking a Hoffstettner Pils I am thinking what a lucky man I am. The new album from Radiohead playing in the background definitely helps my mood but I have to say I have […]

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Meine Preise senken? Das ist doch total verrückt!

- Brian Patton, Inhaber, The Culinary Love Band —Scroll down for English Version— Der Wert von Feedback Mir fällt auf, dass ich auf diesem Blog seit Beginn an nur unregelmäßig gepostet habe, und ich frage mich, welchen Zweck er für euch erfüllen kann. Ich persönlich schätze Blogs, die authentische Einblicke hinter die Kulissen geben und dadurch […]

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The Story of ‘Me and Uwe’

By Brian Patton, Diplom Beer Sommelier and Owner, The Culinary Love Band I have thought long and hard about how to tell the sad part of this story and how much detail to go into. I have come to the conclusion that I should keep the sad part as short as possible. About 18 months […]

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Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2016

By Darren Murphy, General Manager & Beer Sommelier, The Brickmakers Pub & Kitchen  If you ever want to experience thousands of the thirstiest beer geeks you have ever seen running the 100-meter sprint in world record time, all you need to do is get in the queue outside the Copenhagen Beer Celebration and wait for […]