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News, Nuggets & Longreads 26 November 2016
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News, Nuggets & Longreads 26 November 2016

Because we’re both on our travels this is a scheduled post with urgent updates, if any, made on fiddly touchscreens. First, some gorgeous pictures from Invisible Works whose author, Nick Stone, acquired a big sack of found photographs of Norwich and has been sharing them in a series of posts. […]

QUICK THOUGHT: Do We Need to Worry More?
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QUICK THOUGHT: Do We Need to Worry More?

There’s been the odd brewery closure in the last year, most of which we’ve taken note of without regarding them as HARBINGERS OF DOOM. But maybe we’re being complacent. Breweries come, and breweries go, but the overall number continues to climb. Now that we live in a country with 1,800 […]

Where Does the AB-InBev Craft Project End?
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Where Does the AB-InBev Craft Project End?

It’s been a while since AB took over a craft brewery but today, they struck again, taking over a Texas brewery we’d never heard of but… Karbach sold 19,000 barrels in 2013 and 55,000 last year. We all should’ve seen this one coming. — Zach Fowle (@FowleLanguage) November 3, 2016 […]

Why Do People Care About the Marston’s Rebrand?
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Why Do People Care About the Marston’s Rebrand?

SOURCE: Marston’s, via the Morning Advertiser. Yes, we’re sick of this image too. Marston’s announced a major rebrand yesterday and it seems to have made lots of people, on both sides in the culture war we’re apparently having these days, a bit irritated. Traditionalists like the Pub Curmudgeon are annoyed […]

News, Nuggets & Longreads 29 October 2016: Bud, Trond, Home-Brew Snark
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News, Nuggets & Longreads 29 October 2016: Bud, Trond, Home-Brew Snark

Here’s everything around the beer blogs and beyond that’s grabbed our attention in the last week, from Budweiser to hypothetical travelling salesmen. Do you remember those happy days when there was no ambiguity and everyone just hated Budweiser the minute they tasted their first microbrewery beer? Well, Budweiser seems keen […]

News, Nuggets & Longreads 8 October 2016: Pumpkins, Kernza, Green Hops
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News, Nuggets & Longreads 8 October 2016: Pumpkins, Kernza, Green Hops

Here’s everything that’s grabbed our attention in the last week, from overlooked breweries to book reviews. ‘Why is it always the same old breweries that always get written about?’ goes the grumble. Well, this week, Phil from Oh Good Ale has answered the call with a piece considering TicketyBrew of […]