Is having an opinion ‘noisome’?

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Mar 31, 2011
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Roger Protz – beer writer and editor of the Good Beer Guide – isn’t short of an opinion or two, which he frequently displays in his monthly column in What’s Brewing?. When I read his latest column in the April edition of CAMRA’s newspaper I had to suppress more than a chuckle at his closing […]

What does craft beer mean to you?

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Feb 11, 2011
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Following this post by Mark Dredge, today has seen a series of interesting discussions on whether the American-born term ‘craft beer’ has any meaning in the UK. Mark argues that it could have a place in the British beer terminology if enough people adopt it – but as the comments on his post show, there […]

Evening Beer

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Dec 6, 2010
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The other week during the recording of one of our podcasts, we started to discuss the concept of Evening Beer, and what it meant. After a bit more thought, this could become a definite category for ales – more or less the exact opposite of Session Beer, that great British invention. I mean that sincerely […]

Something on top, sir…?

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Feb 1, 2010
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They say size matters – and to us Brits it certainly does with regard to beer. Those last couple of centimetres (inches if you’re old school; or fingers if you tend to peruse the spirit shelf now and again) can change the entire formula of the drink. CAMRA types will be keenly eying up the […]

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