Monthly Archives: September 2009

The debt lager owes to Guinness

Lager and ‘container draught’  (later developing the slightly catchier name of ‘keg’) were the two great opportunities for British brewers in the early 1960s. They had been the fastest growing elements of the British beer industry, but it was the … Continue reading

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Light in more ways than one – US lager’s missing ingredients

Beer and Philosophy. Two subjects that go together surprisingly well. Or not surprising really if you’ve ever spent an afternoon or an evening putting the world to rights over a beer. The two subjects also go surprisingly well together in … Continue reading

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Growing support for UK lager

Just to underline the recent number of posts about support for lager as a style (rather than a term of abuse) Larry Nelson, the editor of Brewers’ Guardian gave me a nudge that they are running a news story in … Continue reading

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