Monthly Archive:: October 2014

31 Oct 2014

Is Reducing Alcohol the Answer?

This post was originally published on this siteA question of balance Lion Breweries just went to quite a lot of effort to send us a sample of their new “Speights Mid Ale,” a 2.5% alc/vol version that
30 Oct 2014

A question of balance

This post was originally published on this siteLion Breweries just went to quite a lot of effort to send us a sample of their new Speights Mid Ale, a 2.5 per cent alc/vol version that is “lower
30 Oct 2014

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could chug away at your favorite beer…

This post was originally published on this site Wouldn’t it be nice if you could chug away at your favorite beer without experiencing this unpleasant side effect? Well, it turns out that a group of Australian nutrition
30 Oct 2014

Halloween spices are pumpkin’s saving grace

This post was originally published on this siteHaving spent a few days with friends in California for each of the last three years, I’ve witnessed how seriously many American families prepare for Halloween.
28 Oct 2014

Hopportunity knocks for Kiwi craft brewers

This post was originally published on this site Craft beer is the fastest growing segment of New Zealand’s brewing industry, currently at about 25 per cent a year. This mirrors an explosion of interest in craft beer
27 Oct 2014

It’s an unprecedentedly excellent time to drink beer in…

This post was originally published on this site It’s an unprecedentedly excellent time to drink beer in Brooklyn, as the cover suggests. Just don’t become a snob about it. (via )
25 Oct 2014

THE PACIFIC BEER EXPO 2014 – SNAPSHOT #1

This post was originally published on this siteThe sun was out for a most enjoyable Pacific Beer Expo (PBE) in Wellington, New Zealand. A good crowd was in attendance supping on a great range of beers. A highlight of
25 Oct 2014

THE PACIFIC BEER EXPO 2014 – SNAPSHOT #1

This post was originally published on this siteThe sun was out for a most enjoyable Pacific Beer Expo (PBE) in Wellington, New Zealand. A good crowd was in attendance supping on a great range of beers. A highlight of
24 Oct 2014

Talk about pale ales? Don’t mind if I do.

This post was originally published on this site “Armageddon is bigger than Mayhem – Armageddon is bigger than everything.” I also came up with the phrase “zymurgical big bang” which appears on the bottle. I’m probably more
24 Oct 2014

Talk about pale ales? Don’t mind if I do.

This post was originally published on this siteEschewing my usual two page Jeremy Clarkson style introduction before I even mention the particular beers being covered, this week it is going to be pretty much all about the