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Daily Cute: Frostie the Snow Goat Finally Gets to Walk

This little baby goat named Frostie the Snow Goat was born with an infection that left him unable to use his back legs. The rescuers at Edgar’s …

Country diary: The Somerset Levels: Wicker men and women

The Somerset Levels: Winter floods and ‘withy wind’ notwithstanding, traditional willow-weaving is still going strong<p>Standing under a hot summer sun on dry and dusty ground, we stared at a photograph of the buildings in front of us. Taken in February, it showed the view when floodwater reached up …

Somerset levels floods 'cost county-wide tourism £200m'

<b>Flooding on the Somerset Levels last year cost the county's tourism industry £200m, according to Visit Somerset.</b><p>Just three per cent of the county was affected by the water but the group believes a distorted national perception damaged the area.<p>It is now seeking £500,000 from the government to pay …

Tourism

Cheddar Gorge from the top of the NT path http://t.co/1nGjxfZ0KA

RT @remrafsart: "Cheddar Gorge" by Remraf http://t.co/Zyxx3CA8YJ

@CountryfileMag The #RSPB: Ham Wall #Somerset and #Glastonbury Tor http://t.co/sY6C3QaARr

'Fairy control' to halt tiny doors in Somerset woods

<b>"Fairy control" has had to be brought in at a woods in Somerset to curb the "profusion of elfin construction".</b><p>Hundreds of fairy doors have been attached to the bases of trees in Wayford Woods, Crewkerne.<p>It is claimed the doors have been installed by local people so children can "leave messages for …

Somerset

Porlock oysters get top hygiene rating by FSA inspectors

<b>A Somerset village trying to revive its tradition of shellfish farming has achieved the Food Standards Agency's top hygiene rating.</b><p>The rating means oysters grown in Porlock Bay do not need to be cleaned first before being eaten.<p>Oyster and mussel beds have been put into the sea in the bay as part of …

Oysters

Britain turns its back on strong beer

New research shows that beer drinkers are turning to those with lower alcohol levels<p>Beer drinkers are turning their back on strong lager with 2 billion fewer units of alcohol consumed in the last two years, official figures show.<p>Experts said the fall – the equivalent of 1 billion fewer pints of …

Turns Out 'Beer Goggles' Work Both Ways

No doubt you've heard that even unattractive people can start to look smokin' hot after you've downed a drink or three.<p>Science has shown that the beer goggle phenomenon is real--and now scientists in England have shown that those goggles work both ways.<p>"In addition to perceiving others as more …

Alcohol

5 Easy Homebrew Recipes Guaranteed to Impress

1. SMASH Pale Ale<p>The simplest recipe concept that we’ve ever come across is the SMASH Ale. SMASH is an acronym for Single Malt And Single Hop. By …

Drinking

Blue Moon: The “Craft” Beer Made by Coors

Blue Moon Brewing Company -- the producer of the much-loved Belgian-style wheat beer -- has all the aesthetic trimmings of a small, artsy brand.<p>On …

Beer

What Your Favorite Beer Says About You | Men's Health

What Your Favorite Beer Says about You<p>Your brew of choice just might be the real window to your soul<p>Every man has his go-to brew. Whether yours is a mass-produced domestic favorite or an obscure craft beer reveals more than you think about your personality, your political leanings, and even what …

The fine art of matching beer with bar snacks

What's best for washing down a packet of pork crackling, Twiglets, wasabi peas or pickled onion Monster Munch? Beer experts Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham explain<p>During this week's <b>London Beer Week</b>, a seven-day celebration of the capital’s craft brewing scene, there will inevitably be a lot of …

London Guide: Craft Gin and Beer

<i>By: Jeremy Smith</i><p>London has been famous for its gin for centuries. But whereas the Hogarthian vision of Gin Lane was one of wretchedness, in recent years this aromatic spirit has been undergoing something of a renaissance, with independent distilleries springing up across the capital. It's no …

Alcohol

Press Releases

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12 of the best real ale pubs in Somerset

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 12:14 13 April 2017 | <b>UPDATED:</b> 12:14 13 April 2017<p>Fans of a top quality pint will be overjoyed at the selection when visiting The George …

9 Great Food-Friendly Imperial Beers

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Imperial IPAs, Imperial Stouts, Imperial lagers, pumpkin ales, and sours: if you go into any beer-focused bar or bottle shop, 'Imperial' is one word that you'll certainly see a lot. Craft brewers over the past decade or …