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Tag: craft beer

Bexley Brewery – Howbury 6 – English Pale Ale

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Bexley Brewery‘s Howbury range of beer is a simple idea executed brilliantly. A self-defined “development range” that allows them to try new things, make mistakes, get feedback, identify possible new stalwarts for their core range and more generally offer a bit of variety. Read the rest of this entry »

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The price of a pint

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The latest edition of monthly beer blogging activity The Session asks bloggers to “capture ONE thing you think we will see MORE of with an explanation of the idea.” Here are my brief thoughts on a Beer Future. Read the rest of this entry »

Blurry self-portrait in a trendy craft beer bar

Self-portrait in trendy craft beer bar

Trendy bar. Not sure on cost so drinking halves. That sort of place. Get my coins mixed up, so he has to return for the rest, then when that’s sorted the change is 6p and they are out of change and should I hang around for the 6p or should I go, what is the least awkward. Read the rest of this entry »

You aren’t what you eat

A family gathered around a series of vending machines

Amongst all the goodness in the first issue of the New Inquiry magazine, one article in particular stood out – The Resentment Machine, by Freddy De Boer. It is available in full in that link back there, so you should probably read that rather than this, but anyway, it challenged me in all number of ways (I should probably offer some sort of summary here, but even after multiple readings I won’t do it justice and you’d be better off just reading the real thing, or failing that reading what follows in the next paragraph…), but one quote near the end particularly got to me. Read the rest of this entry »

Top Two Breweries of 2011

Guys at a bar in Australia, during World War Two.

As we get steadily more festive, I get steadily more thirsty, so this seemed a good time to run down my favourite breweries of the year, as part of my non-acclaimed Top Two series. Read the rest of this entry »