An advantage craft breweries have over their bigger, less mobile conglomerate competitors is the ability to innovate. They have the chance to let their imaginations run wild without the constraints placed on them by various layers of stakeholders – and this doesn’t just apply to the beer they brew. It’s also in the way they […]Read more "The 3 Craft Breweries Who Are Nailing Social Media"
Think of a brewery in London. Hell, think of a brewery in South London. And if it wasn’t for the Ironic Process Theory caused by the photo above (I dare you not to think about pink elephants now), Brixton Brewery probably wouldn’t have been the first one to come to your mind. If you’re outside the capital, […]Read more "Tuns of Brixton"
March is a bit of a funny time of year isn’t it? The daffodils are popping out, which is obviously great, who doesn’t love those plucky little yellow delights. The weather is starting to look slightly less threatening, but in that annoying too warm one minute, torrential downpours the next way – which means leaving the […]Read more "500 Beers Challenge – Update 3"
When I first heard the news that Goose Island were opening a bar in London, my mind immediately jumped to a location like Soho or Camden, but definitely not Zone 3’s Balham. Often seen as Clapham’s less-adventurous sibling, Balham seemed a slightly odd choice – but not one I was going to complain about – […]Read more "Southern Vintage"
This wonderful Milk Stout has been number one in my Top 20 Beer List for the last two months. So it’s probably about time that it got a post of its own. If you’re unfamiliar with Wild Beer Co. (or even if you are and in which case, I’m sure you’ll be nodding along in agreement) […]Read more "Brew-sters Millions"
The march to my 500 brew target for the year continues. And February has been a strong month, with the likes of Modern Times, Magic Rock, Northern Monk, BrewDog and Pressure Drop making their debuts on the list. A trip to The Netherlands saw a good batch of Dutch beers that I probably wouldn’t have been […]Read more "500 Beers Challenge – Update 2"
Whilst the RateBeer Best awards have their detractors – I’m quite the fan of them. In this age of social media and customer savvy, reviews from actual people, and award wins, are much more valuable for a business than any form of advertising…Read more "5 UK Breweries Who Should Make It Into The RateBeer Top 100. And Soon."