Breweries to watch out for in 2017

Breweries to watch out for in 2017

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Jan 5, 2017
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Here we are, staring bleary-eyed at another year having rolled around. 2016 saw lean times on the BeerCast in terms of writing, but there was more than ever going on in the world of brewing in the UK. As this is now the tenth year I have been writing about beer, that is more than […]

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How to solve the London brewery trademark disputes

How to solve the London brewery trademark disputes

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Jan 3, 2014
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Weird Beard Camden BearD – soon to be removed? (from here as well, possibly) Trademark disputes. They just keep on coming. Ever since the apocryphal Bass employee spent a night’s gainful employment shivering-in the New Year outside the patent office, different groups of beer-makers have come up with similar ideas for naming their brown foaming […]

Best new beers of 2013…the best of the rest

Best new beers of 2013…the best of the rest

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Dec 16, 2013
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Last week, as is traditional for the second week of December, the BeerCast was turned over to the newcomers – the six best new British beers of 2013. They were, in my eyes (in order of release):- Harbour Aji Limon IPA Magic Rock Salty Kiss Tempest Old Parochial Fyne Ales/Wild Beer Cool as a Cucumber […]

England v Scotland – the live beer challenge

England v Scotland – the live beer challenge

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Aug 19, 2013
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Last week, for the first time in fourteen years, England and Scotland met on the football field. To commemorate the welcome return of the home international, we thought it only right to emulate the occasion in the only way we know how – by drinking beer (and in an orderly, pre-defined, yet rapid manner). Not […]

Cool as a Cucumber – beers from the fridge

Cool as a Cucumber – beers from the fridge

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Jul 24, 2013
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With no apparent end in sight to ‘HeatWave2013: The Summer of Vengeance’* these sultry, sticky times call for increasingly desperate measures. One of the straws that major lager companies cling to is that their fizz has the power to refresh, something we can all appreciate in weather like this. But, whether you partake of their […]

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