Helping get a beer book published; Miracle Brew by Pete Brown
Jun13

Helping get a beer book published; Miracle Brew by Pete Brown

A year or two ago I saw a tweet by Pete Brown (no relation), one of the UK’s most entertaining beer writers, who was publishing a book through publishing crowdfunders Unbound.  As I’ve already read a couple of his books (a beer history book, and a great one about taking an IPA from the UK to India via a shipping route), I thought I could find some cash to help get the book finished.  “Miracle Brew” is the end...

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Craft Beer Scene Following the Punk ‘Sell-out’ Traditions?
Jan06

Craft Beer Scene Following the Punk ‘Sell-out’ Traditions?

The French Revolution, Punk Rock, and the craft ale scene – do we always turn on our heroes in the end?  A muddled article by Krispy Brown. I must admit I LOVE many “craft beers” – a name which itself cannot every quite be nailed down as to what it really means. I also love real ale – and Belgium ales, and even the odd continental lager; BUT NOT CORN SYRUP BASED UK BREWED DROSS!   I’ll admit it,...

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BBC Discovers Beer Has Calories Shocker!
Oct31

BBC Discovers Beer Has Calories Shocker!

OK it’s time for a bit of a rant, so brace yourself! The BBC appears to be continuing the Government’s campaign to hound people who like a beer. First it was smokers, then beer drinkers, of course now the finger of blame points at fat people… who else will they scapegoat and blame for the state of the world? The story that seems to be the headline of the day (hey why not ignore the wars, corruption, political mess of...

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Radio Appearance Promoting Beer Festival
Aug12

Radio Appearance Promoting Beer Festival

Thanks to Karl, AKA the Peterborough CAMRA PR and social media guru, I was invited along to a one our radio show on the local community radio station Peterborough FM.  The theme was Health and Gadgets (related to beer, obviously!).   So not just my mobile app, but also the use of other apps (like UNTAPPD.com), and social media. It was a good experience, my first time chatting in a radio station studio – and we had a bit of a...

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