A Beer Renaissance

“Like wine, beer is beginning to interest a far wider audience. Unusual imports… “boutique beers”… specialities… traditional ales… the renaissance extends from Europe to North America, to Japan and Australia. Hundreds of new, speciality beers are being produced by scores of new breweries.” – Inside the front cover of Michael Jackson’s┬áThe New World Guide to

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Best Beery Bits

The past week has been fantastic for new beers – or at least, for beers which are new to me. I can usually pinpoint a ‘star beer of the week’ pretty easily, but this week, I am stumped; so many of them have been lovely! Early in the week, I met Nick of The Hope,

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