Archive for February, 2013

Pubpaper 697 – BMA Alcohol Harm Reduction Proposals

Posted: 24th February 2013 by santobugtio in Pub Paper, Writing
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I’ve nothing personal against the British Medical Association (BMA), but their latest proposed measures to reduce drinking are somewhat behind the times, the measures they suggest either in place or have been proposed before by several parties. They say all these changes, detailed below, in combination would reduce hospital admissions from alcohol related issues by […]

Pubpaper 696 – The art of keeping and selling beer.

Posted: 16th February 2013 by santobugtio in Pub Paper, Writing
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In the past I have mentioned the hotel I stay at when I visit Head Office with work.  It is usually in reference to their total inability to keep or serve ale.  However they topped themselves this week during my last visit.   After being served a pint of drinkable ale from a local brewer, I […]

Sometimes a company just walks into its own trap.   Fosters for example is very much associated with the classic Monty Python line “What has Australian beer and making love in a canoe got in common, both are f**king close to water”.   So the news that they are launching a new variant called Radler, which is […]

Pubpaper 694 – “Ale Fatigue”

Posted: 4th February 2013 by santobugtio in Pub Paper, Writing

There are those times when a couple of beers gives you a taste for it which lasts the rest of the day when you get your session head on, then there are the other times when you struggle to get to the end of the second pint regardless of the quality of the beer.    Alcohol […]