Last night’s live Blogging session from The Young Pretender, featuring Birthday boy Toby from Red Willow. Warts and all with a few added links. Cheers

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The Young Pretender, Treacle Taps sister bar in Congleton tonight plays host to Red Willow brewer Toby Mckenzie and a selection of local food producers including Pure Origin chocolate.

I’m going to “attempt” to live blog tonight as things happen, however baring in mind I’m doing this by phone & for the first time, it could be disastrous….

To build up to the big event I’m starting the evening with Brodies Brewery’s Hoxton Special IPA. A hop explosion is the only description I can muster.

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Ok, first beer up is Fathomless Oyster Stout brewed with of course fresh oysters and what better to serve with it, fresh oysters of course!

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Wow, that combination really works well, the smooth metallic finish of the stout, the salty sea freshness of the oyster cutting through the smooth dark malty sweetness. Nice

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Next up pies & beer, a really buttery pastried pie. Beef cooked…

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