Trouble Brewing in the Loire

by Tommy Barnes

Part of the The Braslou Biere Chronicles Series

Cookery, Food and Drink Humour (Non-Fiction) Biographies & Autobiographies Lifestyle, Hobbies and Leisure

Trouble Brewing in the Loire Synopsis

Burt, the devil dog, has risen from the dead, Gadget the miniature horse has moved into the kitchen and Tommy is thinking about distilling gin, what can possibly go wrong? With Brexit looming, a second baby on the way, and sales of IPA beer plummeting, trouble is brewing. But just as Tommy hits rock bottom inspiration arrives.

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781739966034
Publication date: 26th May 2022
Author: Tommy Barnes
Publisher: Muswell Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 234 pages
Primary Genre Cookery, Food and Drink
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Tommy Barnes Press Reviews

'A candid, brilliantly human book full of laugh out loud moments. And lots of beer' - Rosie Birkett, Sunday Times

'An anti-hero to the home brewer, Barnes' writing froths and unexpectedly eddies - his second work is certainly no stuck fermentation' - Douglas Blyde, Drinks columnist, Evening Standard magazine

'Tommy's antics are hilarious. Like Brewing meets Bake Off in rural France' - James Dowdeswell

'He writes so well and is funny too.' - James McConnachie, The Rough Guide to France

'Barnes adds something new to the Englishman in France genre not just by being extremely funny but by writing from the heart.' - 2018 Best Booze Books, Master of Malt

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ISBN: 9781739966034
Publication date: 26/05/2022
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781916360259
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About Tommy Barnes

Tommy Barnes was fed up; frustrated by his boring job, loathing the daily commute and to cap it all, failing to make it as a stand-up comedian. But he didn't break; he made himself redundant and took off to France with girlfriend Rose. Settled in a dilapidated house in the Loire they are plagued by calamities (mainly of Tommy's making), excitable neighbors, a destructive puppy and an unexpected pregnancy. When it looks like the money has run out. Tommy has an epiphany. Beer will save him, of course it will, it always has. After all there is a craft beer ...

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