Fuller's acquisition of Dark Star last week led to another round of speculation about beer-industry acquisitions to come. But do current trends in bond yields suggest that consolidation may already have peaked?
Month: February 2018
Misogynistic Beer Imagery: Aesthetic, Narratives, Contexts
Sexist beer marketing does not use a set of recognisable aesthetics. It deploys a set of recognisable narratives, and it originates in recognisable contexts. Men owe it to women to learn to read these narratives critically and acknowledge, and seek to change, the context in which they are produced and consumed. This post includes sexual content.
Brew Day! … “Pursuit of Abbeyness XII”
With an odd 3.7kg of Pilsner malt in my cellar and a three-month-old Wyeast 1762 Belgian Abbey II in my fridge, it was time to brew up a small portion of the beer style I return to most often - the Strong, Dark Abbey Ale.
The Hook Norton Brewery & the Brexit Bacillus
Hook Norton no longer uses its magificent copper coolship because a heat exchanger does the job far more quickly and with much less risk. So what's all this about "E.U. rules"?