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Posts tagged "Beer Journalism"
The end of Craft Beer? There never was Craft Beer

The end of Craft Beer? There never was Craft Beer

Earlier this week, esteemed British Beer writer Roger Protz wrote in the Publican’s Morning Advertiser, warning that the end may be nigh – the purchase of our young, beloved craft breweries by big brewers and mega corpsĀ could be the death of them all, leaving only the largest with their heads above water. His argument: brewing...
On Beer Snobs, Writing and Ignorance

On Beer Snobs, Writing and Ignorance

Yesterday, I wrote an article on craft beer and IPA being separate, with regard to a piece that appeared on The Guardian’s Comment is Free site. The piece itself was a call for the death of the “craft beer” culture which had apparently ruined “normal” “drinking culture” and with it, the experience of being in...
Craft Beer and IPA are Not Interchangeable

Craft Beer and IPA are Not Interchangeable

I would like to draw everybody’s attention to this moronic article, titled “Give me cheap beer, or give me sobriety. Just stop this craft beer ‘revolution’.” I don’t normally do things like call out a silly article, mainly because it’s not worth drawing attention to, and I do feel bad about calling it moronic (though...