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The Unsessionability of Session IPA
In 2013, sales
of Session IPA grew 450% in the US,
helping it jump from non-existent to a core range beer within two years. And
because the US is where many brewers look for the latest beer trends, we’re
seeing Session IPA brewed all around the world. But t...
In 2013, sales of Session IPA grew 450% in the US, helping it jump from non-existent to a core range beer within two years. And because the US is where many brewers look for the latest beer trends, we're seeing Session IPA brewed all around the world. But there's a few things about this ...
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The Best Beers of My Travels in 2015
In my Golden Pints I struggled to pick out one
favourite non-British draft beer. So, like I did in 2014, I’m picking out a few
of the beers I enjoyed most from my travels this year (a few of which were drunk during the research of The Best Beer in the World...
In my Golden Pints I struggled to pick out one favourite non-British draft beer. So, like I did in 2014, I'm picking out a few of the beers I enjoyed most from my travels this year (a few of which were drunk during the research of The Best Beer in the World).
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Camden Town Brewery and AB InBev
This one was the biggest surprise. Shock, even. Shit , I said aloud at my desk. Wow . Fuck .
Meantime was expected. Lagunitas was unexpected. Ballast Point was unprecedented
(one billion dollars…). Firestone
Walker was interesting. There have been others, t...
This one was the biggest surprise. Shock, even. Shit, I said aloud at my desk. Wow. Fuck. Meantime was expected. Lagunitas was unexpected. Ballast Point was unprecedented (one billion dollars…). Firestone Walker was interesting. There have been others, too – 10 Barrel, Elysian, Golden Road, ...
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Smoked Porter Carne Asada Tacos
I’m having a
thing with tacos right now. It started over the summer when I made some using
chicken brined in lager and lime, also using lager in the corn taco mix (this
is in book four, Cooking with Beer, coming spring next year!). Then I had rauchbier
pull...
I'm having a thing with tacos right now. It started over the summer when I made some using chicken brined in lager and lime, also using lager in the corn taco mix (this is in book four, Cooking with Beer, coming spring next year!). Then I had rauchbier pulled pork in tacos at a barbecue (also in ...
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Best Beer Book Launch: 13 October
On Tuesday 13 October I’m having the launch for The Best Beer in the World at Bottle Shop in Bermondsey. I’ve picked some of my favourite beers to go on the bar (and
you’ll get a few free ones if you buy the book on the night), I’ve ordered a
lot of good ch...
I've picked some of my favourite beers to go on the bar (and you'll get a few free ones if you buy the book on the night), I've ordered a lot of good cheese from Neal's Yard and some St John Bakery sourdoughs, plus I'll make a couple of cakes (using beer, obvs, and a tasty preview for my fourth ...
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Wahleeah and cooking with beer
Yesterday I had beer-cured bacon with bacon stout ketchup
for breakfast. I’d started making it a week earlier, brining belly pork in
smoked porter, brown sugar, maple syrup and salt. I took the pork out of the
brine on Friday morning and left it to dry out ...
Yesterday I had beer-cured bacon with bacon stout ketchup for breakfast. I'd started making it a week earlier, brining belly pork in smoked porter, brown sugar, maple syrup and salt. I took the pork out of the brine on Friday morning and left it to dry out in the fridge, then cut thick rashers ...
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Thoughts for British Beer in 2016
A decade ago, an Englishman, Irishman and Scotsman walked
into a pub... One said ‘I’ll have a bitter’, another said ‘I’ll have a stout,’
the other said ‘I’ll have a lager’. Those were the three default choices you
knew would be on tap, and while some drinke...
A decade ago, an Englishman, Irishman and Scotsman walked into a pub... One said 'I'll have a bitter', another said 'I'll have a stout,' the other said 'I'll have a lager'. Those were the three default choices you knew would be on tap, and while some drinkers had a brand preference (or, ...
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Golden Pints 2015
Best UK Cask Beer: St Austell Big Job At GBBF, surrounded by 700 other beers, I just wanted
glass after glass of Big Job. I find it difficult to pick any runner-ups as my
drinking has become almost exclusively kegged beer (mostly because of where I
drink ra...
At GBBF, surrounded by 700 other beers, I just wanted glass after glass of Big Job. I find it difficult to pick any runner-ups as my drinking has become almost exclusively kegged beer (mostly because of where I drink rather than preference), though a couple stand out: Truman's Yule Star was a ...
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Curried Dunkelweizen Lamb Chops
The smoking lamb
chops of Whitechapel curry houses are legendary because they are so delicious. And
as many of the better places are bring your own, you can eat them while
drinking delicious beers. Wanting to recreate that at home, I cooked these lamb
chops...
The smoking lamb chops of Whitechapel curry houses are legendary because they are so delicious. And as many of the better places are bring your own, you can eat them while drinking delicious beers. Wanting to recreate that at home, I cooked these lamb chops after brining them in Dunkelweizen and ...
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Tropical Fruit Juice IPA (or IPA in 2015)
Cellarmaker , San Francisco. At the forefront of new IPAs The world’s
greatest craft beer style, the one with the most storied history, the one most
misunderstood, most widely brewed, has been changing for the last three
centuries. And IPA continues to chan...
The world's greatest craft beer style, the one with the most storied history, the one most misunderstood, most widely brewed, has been changing for the last three centuries. And IPA continues to change and evolve faster than it ever has before. Defining what an IPA is has become a difficult ...
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Bia Hoi in Hanoi
I couldn’t quite take the picture in time. I saw it, fumbled
to unlock my phone, fingers sticky from street food, and I tapped the camera
icon, but the scooter carrying five silver kegs was already weaving through
Hanoi’s never-ending traffic. As we follow ...
I couldn't quite take the picture in time. I saw it, fumbled to unlock my phone, fingers sticky from street food, and I tapped the camera icon, but the scooter carrying five silver kegs was already weaving through Hanoi's never-ending traffic. As we follow in the same direction I'm soon ...
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De Garre Tripel in De Garre, Bruges
There were only so
many beers I could write about in The Best Beer in the World and only so much
space to pick out individual glasses of beer from the travels, meaning many
important and wonderful beers didn’t get the space they perhaps deserved. Instead
of...
There were only so many beers I could write about in The Best Beer in the World and only so much space to pick out individual glasses of beer from the travels, meaning many important and wonderful beers didn't get the space they perhaps deserved. Instead of going in the book, this begins an ...
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