Tullie Inn (Balloch, Loch Lomond, ) : Review

V: 3rd August 2020


Today I took a drive down to Balloch to get some fresh air, and a late lunch come dinner.

I have visited Balloch many times, and I needed to clear my head and eat.

The Food

I have never been in here for food before, only coffee’s so it was going to be interesting to see how good the menu is.

Main Course :

Smoky Joe Burger £12.99
Beef chunk & brisket burger topped with slow cooked beef in a smoky sweet BBQ sauce, melted cheese slice and crispy streaky bacon.

Wow this was a big portion, and the smell was amazing…time to dig in.

I started with the burger, this had a very interesting but nice taste. Every bite was really nice, and the burger was very tender.

The chips were nice and crispy and had a nice taste, unfortunately they were just warm and no more so by the time I was finished my burger the chips were cold but it didn’t bother me too much.

  • Presentation : 4
  • Flavour : 5
  • Value For Money : 4
  • Overall : 4

Visit Overall :

Tonights visit was a nice visit, I enjoyed the food and the atmosphere was nice and relaxing.

I will be going back to try some other dishes.

Review Scores –

  • Atmosphere : 4
  • Staff : 5
  • Menu Choice : 5
  • Service : 5
  • Food : 4
  • Value for Money: 4
  • Overall : 4

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Hyboflask- Water bottle 600ml (Amazon) : Review

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  • Color : Black
  • Material Type : Stainless Steel
  • Volume Capacity : 600 ml
  • Brand Name : Hyboflask

The Flask

Firstly I took a look at the packaging, the logo was very cool as the middle line in the H reminded me of a wave. The box also showed me the other colours you can get, but I had went for black.

When I took the Hyboflask out the box, it had a nice protective cover which you could keep on or take off.

To be honest the flask looks good with and without the protective cover.

The Contents

In the box along with the Hyboflask you get :

1 x Bamboo Cap
1 x Drinking Lid and straw
1 x Cup cover
1 x Cleaning Brush
1 x Mountaineering Buckle

The bottle

The top of the bottle has a fold-down straw and secures very tight. The seal around the top of the bottle is also very good, as I have not had any leaks and I shook it around a lot to test.

The Hyboflask has a double-walled exterior with a vacuum seal between the walls. This means your drink will stay at its ideal temperature for hours.

Hyboflask is made from Stainless steel, and the bottle is free from other chemicals that are normally found in plastic bottles e.g. BPA or other toxins.

The flask will fit in standard size cup holders, and even fits in the holders in your car.

Test Drive :

I had to take this bottle for a test drive, as its the only was I can do a proper honest review.

I started with a cold drink, and took it to my work. I decided to leave it till around lunch time to see if it stayed cold and yup it started very cool.

Next day I took a warm coffee to work, and again left it till lunch time to see how it was and yup as expected nice and warm. I will be doing this more often, so I can have a nice coffee at work.

I took it on several walks in the park, and longer walks and again no leaks and a nice cool drink when I needed it.

Overall :

Note : Just because this was gifted, that has not influenced my thoughts in any way. The above is a 100% honest review of the Hyboflask.

As I said I took the bottle for a test drive.

I have no issues with this bottle, it kept my cold drinks cold and warm drinks warm. I experienced no leaks, which is good as I kept it in my backpack or on its side in my car etc..

If your looking to upgrade your current flask, or to get one that is really good and very cool looking then this is the one for you.

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QUARTERPAST Coffee Syrups : Review

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The guys over at Quarterpast sent me some of their coffee syrups to try.

The pack they sent me was the Q Coffee Syrups Mixed 250mL (4 Pack)

  • Caramel
  • Salted Caramel
  • Hazelnut
  • Vanilla

About Quarterpast Syrups

Delicious flavours crafted to give your homemade coffees a boost and turn them into café quality drinks you can enjoy everywhere! Make yourself a delicious flavoured coffee:

To Make: Fill 10% of a cup with your favourite QUARTERPAST Coffee Syrup flavour, top the remaining 90% of the cup with piping hot coffee, stir & enjoy!

Quarterpast Caramel Syrup for Coffee

Who doesn’t love caramel? On its own, it’s wickedly tempting. In coffee, it’s irresistible. That deep, rich sweetness really perks things up. Next time you fancy a little something in your coffee, reach for caramel.

I started with this one, and followed the instructions to make my coffee.

Wow this was good!!! I had my coffee taste mixed with caramel and it was nice and sweet, which was perfect as I have a sweet tooth. I actually finished my coffee faster than normal, due to enjoying the taste.

QUARTERPAST Hazelnut Syrup for Coffee

Next time, add hazelnut to your caffeine kick. A favourite in Europe, hazelnut nuzzles up to the flavour notes of coffee perfectly. Sweet, rich and nutty – it’s like liquid biscotti. You’ll love it!

To be honest with you, this is the only one I didnt try as I cant do nuts. So I got my fiancee to review this one for me.

She said that it made her coffee taste like she had real roasted hazelnuts in her coffee, and the flavour was very moreish.

QUARTERPAST Salted Caramel Syrup for Coffee

Enjoy the rich and buttery flavours of caramel perfectly balanced with a pinch of sea salt. Treat yourself every morning with a delicious cup of salty caramel latte!

WOW!!!! now this one is my favourite!!!! my coffee tasted amazing, and I actually had 3 the morning I tried this.

Just like the caramel I finished my coffee’s faster than normal as I was really enjoying the enhanced flavour.

A solid 10/10 for me.

QUARTERPAST butterscotch Syrup for Coffee

Butterscotch Syrup for Coffee is an ideal sweetener for that ideal coffee, just swirl some of this syrup into your drink and let the flavours take you to a sweeter place.

This added a nice subtle flavour to my coffee, and as the description says a nice sweetener. This one was probably my second favourite as it just added a little extra flavour, but keeping the main coffee flavour.

Overall :

Note : Just because this was gifted, that has not influenced my thoughts in any way. The above is a 100% honest review of the syrups.

Firstly a big thank you to the guys at Quarterpast UK for sending me the coffee syrups.

All these syrups were really good, and did enhance my coffee experience.

My top two were 100% the Salted Caramel, this was the first one finished. My second would have to be the butterscotch, as it just enhanced the coffee but left a nice balanced coffee flavour.

I have no issues recommending these syrups, they are packaged well, taste good and I enjoyed drinking them.

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