Niche they might be, but American craft beers are starting to make a big noise over here – and set to get even louder. Will Hawkes reaches for his earplugs
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Ben McFarland concludes his look at ways to improve your beer offering with a list of must-stock brews for every occasion
Will Beckett gathers his robes to put Trappist beers to the test. in nomine patris et filii et spiritus sancti...
It’s not just wine that can ‘do’ ageing. Ben McFarland looks at how the revival of vintage beers can bring something new to your drinks offering
Bringing a bit of imagination and energy to the way you serve beers needn’t be time-consuming or expensive. Ben McFarland pulls in a few top tips from different bars around the world
His original plan foiled by looters, Will Beckett calls in his very own A-Team to a secret underground lair (the decidedly un-secret Hawksmoor) and kicks off his very own beer-based Battle of Britain
Brewing your own beer can be an excellent way to create something unique and give your outlet an instant edge over the competition. So get with the BIY, says Ben McFarland
Will Beckett dons his beret, clicks the safety catch off his tinnies, and barges into two very different American outlets to put six US beers to the test
In the first of his new series of features aimed at helping you to improve your beer offering, Ben McFarland gives you the dos and don’ts of how to put together a balanced list
It has provenance, character, heritage and a small carbon footprint. If you’re serious about artisanal wines and spirits, then, says Alex Barlow, it’s time you got serious about cask ale too.
Despite a lengthy beer heritage – including being the birthplace of pilsner lager – Eastern European brewers are currently suffering something of an identity crisis. Is it all down to the dumplings, wonders Nigel Huddlestone?
A pike and a pint? Beer and fish matching is somewhat of a forgotten art, but Will Beckett says these two British staples were made for each other