Monthly Archives: July 2009

The early days of British lager revealed

Its part of the lager myth that in the late 50s and 60s, lager consumption began the slow build up before exploding in the 70s and 80s. The arrival of homegrown lagers Harp and Skol in the early 6os is … Continue reading

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Anglo and Bavarian in name, but what about the beer?

One of the more controversial UK lager myths is who brewed the first lager. Some maintain it was the Anglo Bavarian brewing company in Shepton Mallett, a company that specially imported a Bavarian brewmaster to do the necessary for them. … Continue reading

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There’s always a beer connection

Beer follows you everywhere once you’ve started to take an interest, and the past week’s holiday in Northern Jutland (Fjerritslev to be precise) was no exception. It didn’t take me long to spot that Fjerritslev has a nicely preserved brewery … Continue reading

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