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10 Jun 2018 - Ron Pattinson - Shut up about Barclay Perkins
Right. Have to make this quick.
25 May 2018 - Ron Pattinson - Shut up about Barclay Perkins
I'm continuing my series of random Lager analyses from the years following WWW II. Why, you may ask. The simple answer to that is: because I can.
18 May 2018 - Reuters - Life and style: Beer | guardian.co.uk
Consumer rights group sues brewery for using the word ‘bekoemmlich’ which implied its beer was wholesomeBeer cannot be marketed as beneficial, a German top court has ruled after a consumer rights group sued a brewery on the basis that its advertising falsely suggested health benefits. The row with the Haerle brewery in the southern German town of Leutkirch began when a Berlin consumer protection group protested that use of the German word bekoemmlich carries connotations of health as well as tastiness.
12 May 2018 - Boak & Bailey - Boak & Bailey's Beer Blog
Here’s everything that grabbed our attention in the world of beer and pubs in the past week, from the masculinity of beer to the fascination of Bass. Dea Latis, an industry group dedicated to promoting beer to women, and challenging the idea that beer is a male preserve. It commissioned a study from YouGov into women’s attitudes to beer which is summarised here, with a link to the full report:
6 Apr 2018 - Boak & Bailey - Boak & Bailey's Beer Blog
For the 134th edition of The Session, in which beer bloggers around the world write on the same topic, Tom Cizauskas has asked us to think about beer gardens.
22 Jan 2018 - Ron Pattinson - Shut up about Barclay Perkins
The story usually told is that everyone expected WW I to be over by Christmas. But it looks as if the brewing trade had a more realistic view.
29 Nov 2017 - Boak & Bailey - Boak & Bailey's Beer Blog
Ron Pattinson at Shut Up About Barclay Perkins has recently been mining data to tell the story of British beer exports in the 20th century. We thought we’d compliment that with some pictures from our collection of in-house magazines.
21 Nov 2017 - Ron Pattinson - Shut up about Barclay Perkins
I'm enjoying this series so much, that I'm moving even further into the past.And before you say anything, yes I know that not all of the countries I've listed were in the EU at the time.
23 Oct 2017 - Ron Pattinson - Shut up about Barclay Perkins
As promised, Exports from around Nuremberg. How will they differ from those from around Munich?As with the beers from Bavaria’s capital, there’s a considerable variation in gravity.
19 Oct 2017 - Ron Pattinson - Shut up about Barclay Perkins
I was most surprised when I discovered that Porter was brewed in the DDR. Excited, too, when I got to drink some.While you couldn't find it in every corner shop, it was brewed in small quantities by a large number of breweries. Which is sort of what I'm trying to prove here.These are just the labels I own. I've seen lots of others from different breweries. There must have been at least 25-30 producing it in the DDR. As far as I'm aware, it was usually top-fermented.