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Glyn Roberts
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2016 Predictions
I've seen a few predictions being rolled out about what people think will occur in the beer industry this year so here is one of my own... The so-called coming hop shortage will be countered by global warming causing better conditions for growing hops in th...
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Golden Pints 2015
Thought i might go with the flow this year and actually do a Golden Pints Awards, i know, it's shocking but it has been an interesting year for beer. There may well still be an Aspirational Lambics too as i do have a monumental hangover ;-)  So here we go.....
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The Aegir Project, Cape Town
So last time i was here i felt like i hadn't really shared enough about the Cape Town beer scene, i did the odd blog here and there but it just didn't feel like i'd done enough; so this time i had the idea of a series of meet the brewer blogs, which i hope ...
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Beer & Football, Part Deux!
When looking through my blog reading list, I often see the Barons titled 'Looking Forward to...' on the list; this means he's been sent beer that he can't try right away.  This is my Looking forward to blog.....  I'm looking forward to the first beer festiv...
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Beer & Football
Bit of a rant at my football club, sorry my beloved Dons but you need to wise-up and you won't listen. For some time now there has been a growing number of fans who have been unhappy with the beer selection at the club on match days and whilst there has bee...
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Purity Protect Masculinity by Offering Lady Glasses.
I've read the great news today from the much esteemed Coventry Telegraph   that Purity Brewery based in Warwickshire have designed and brought out a range of stemmed glassed specifically aimed at 'more feminine hands' They bought in academics to do it, so i...
I've read the great news today from the much esteemed Coventry Telegraph that Purity Brewery based in Warwickshire have designed and brought out a range of stemmed glassed specifically aimed at 'more feminine hands' They boug...
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On the Road
I was speaking to a brewer on the Faecesbook yesterday because i'd noticed that he was checking in to every single pub/bar etc... as he was delivering to them and i just wanted to congratulate him on letting his audience know where his beers were going. Sim...
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Stop Taking the Good Ones!
Many of you will have already heard the terrible news of Glenn Payne's passing away, yesterday. The man, the myth, the legend, Glenn Payne. Even though i don't know anything about the circumstances of his death, I felt i should write something about his lif...
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Pastures New; Like Totally New!
So, I'm back. If you hadn't heard. In that London anyway; apparently i'm not allowed to sit around in Cape Town pretending to be a writer anymore and i had to get a job. So I did. I sent an email to the London Brewers alliance and some of them thought i mig...
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Camden vs Redwell
I started writing a blog about my feelings on this then realised i have more important things to worry about. that's all. PS has anyone else noticed how much the UK beer scene is embarrassingly crawling up it's own arse lately...? that's it...really.
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Hate to admit it, but for once you are right. I have felt that it was there ever since it was news that a brewery had stuffed a bottle up a ferrets arse and called it beer. And didn't the "new beer" brigade lap it up?
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Aspirational Lambic Awards 2014
I'm here to amuse myself so I'm doing these again this year. By all means be boring and do a Golden Pints award(sounds like you're enjoying your piss too much though), these are the real awards people have been waiting for; the Raspberries to your Oscars, t...
I'm here to amuse myself so I'm doing these again this year. By all means be boring and do a Golden Pints award(sounds like you're enjoying your piss too much though), these are the real awards people have been waiting for; t...
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  • Tap East
    Director, 2011 - 2014
  • Utobeer
    Operations Manager, 2012 - 2014
  • Utobeer
    Rake Manager, 2008 - 2011
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Rabidbarfly
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If you're not enjoying beer, you're drinking it wrong.
Bragging rights
Brewed Motley Brew (SIBA Silver Award Wales & The West) & Kernel Black IPA, Will have much more to brag about in a month or so!
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Cape Town
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London
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