Category Archives: Beer

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

Posted in Beer, Brewing history, Lager

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

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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