Monthly Archives: March 2010

Lager in the 1950s

If it wasn’t for Ron Pattinson I’d have to do some real research. Instead I can send you to his encylopædic website to see a wonderful table on 1950s lagers. http://barclayperkins.blogspot.com/2010/03/lager-ca-1955.html

Posted in Beer, Carlsberg, Harp, Heineken, Lager

Cheap and cheerful or a UK lager classic?

A strange combination is Skol. One of UK lager’s oldest brands, it has been passed from hand to hand, merrily swapping owners as brewing consolidation caught up with it again and again. From Burton-brewed to cheap and cheerful discount lager … Continue reading

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Before Harp Lager there was Barclay Perkins

OK, I know I promised more for you Skolars, but Ron over at Shut Up About Barclay Perkins has produced more lovely statistics about the pivotal period of UK lager in the late 5os when volumes started to take off. … Continue reading

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