The two leading trends in UK craft beer were prominent at this rebranded East London festival.
Sometimes it is good to get back to basics.
Taking in the Nottingham Craft Beer Festival, the absurdly-named hype-generating machine that is Neon Raptor Brewing, and the absurdly-built Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem Inn.
As the summer lion overcomes the winter bull, the brewer turns his mind to the joyful high time of the year.
One of my Pursuit of Abbeyness XII brew-day posts received a spike of traffic from the Homebrew Talk forum. I went and eavesdropped on the discussion.
London’s Beavertown Brewery celebrated its seventh birthday with seven collaboration beers. Here’s what I thought about them.
A Saison controversy reminds us that there is a difference between oral history and oral tradition, that there is power in both induction and deduction, and that absence of evidence is not always evidence of absence.
A mere three years and three kilometres separates Cornwall’s Rebel and Verdant Brewing Companies, but their fortunes have been continents apart.
An encounter with Mark Tranter, founder of the Saison-specialist Burning Sky Brewery, coincides with a homebrewed Grisette, inspiring some reflections on these rough-and-ready, Belgian workers’ ales.
When Young Ludwig and Old Ludwig step into the pub, a choice of six IPAs leads to an era-defining insight into the nature of language.