Won't be resumed until next week. I'm just too knackered. Had a good day yesterday though. Numbers are up, I was a judge in the National Porters Competition with Zak Avery and four others. We agreed mostly on the line up and I don't think my palate let me down. I met plenty of nice people from the trade as well as local friends and one or two others including Dave from Dave's Beer Blog, with whom I'd have liked to talk properly.
I did make it out to the last bus, stone cold sober and we start again at twelve. Why do we do this I keep asking my self and others, but the punters seem to like it.
Sarah Hughes Ruby Mild is the Champion Winter Beer though I didn't judge that.
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