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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Best New Beers of 2013…Harbour Aji Limon IPA

Best New Beers of 2013…Harbour Aji Limon IPA

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Dec 9, 2013
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The second week of December; time for the annual look back at the most memorable new British beers of the year! Every year in this introduction I write how the UK brewing scene is defying the recession and the taxman, and every year our brewers make it more true (even if both negatives are now […]

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 […]

The best IPA in Britain

The best IPA in Britain

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Apr 23, 2013
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This is, in truth, a post I’ve wanted to write for a long while. A list – my list – of the best IPA’s in Britain. The problem is, every time I sit down and riffle through the selection of names, there are more to consider. Another one arrives seemingly every week. The demand for […]

Meeting the Harbour Brewing Company

Meeting the Harbour Brewing Company

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Jan 23, 2013
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For those who know Cornwall, it must seem like something of an oxymoron. Land-locked Bodmin – about as far from the sea as you can get in that part of the county* – being home to the Harbour Brewing Company. The reason for their location is water-related, it turns out, as the overwhelming need for […]