Author Archives: Andrew

About Andrew

Former Grocer journalist and Carlsberg PR, turning lager historian

How about a history lesson with that lager?

Nineteenth century lager (and brewing) moguls were not backwards in coming forwards about their own role in the greatness of their beers. Whether by design or association, the pioneers of the new scientific brewing from the 1850s onwards were men … Continue reading

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Delving into lager’s past

Pete Brown is the latest to go digging beneath the surface of lager history. Quite literally. Plzen (places in the Czech Republic have both German and Czech names, and when you’re there it starts to feel appropriate to use the … Continue reading

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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

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