Archive for April, 2013

The Anheuser Busch InBev (AB InBev) company is one of the largest brewers in the world.  It was formed between 2004 and 2008 in a series of mergers and buyouts which saw Interbrew (then a major Belgian brewer) merge with AmBev (the dominant beer producer in South America) to form InBev who then brought out […]

Cider and Perry are fairly simple products, pressed apples or pears left to ferment and produce alcohol.  Even relatively mainstream producers such as Thatcher, Westons and Aspalls produce a variety of ciders which are interesting to drink.  You can go from Thatchers Gold at 4.5% to Westons Vintage Cider at 8.3% and get an cider […]

This week I want to kick off with one of my favourite brewers, Greene King, those purveyors of high quality unique beer who freely encourage a wide choice of guest beers in their tied pubs.  You may detect a large pinch of sarcasm in that last sentence.    The sight of a pub having three Greene […]