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Cat Asylum brewery
Monday, 25 March 2019
Penalised for owning tied houses
We're looking again at the 1909 Budget and the impact it was likely to have on specifically the pub trade.But not the whole of the pub...
Sunday, 24 March 2019
Scottish Pale Ale/IPA in the middle of the 19th century
Scotland, more specifically Edinburgh, was one of the first places outside Burton to take up brewing the trendy new IPA style. As early as...
Saturday, 23 March 2019
Let's Brew - 1939 Whitbread Mackeson Stout
One of Whitbread’s most popular beers was their Milk Stout, Mackeson. They had acquired the brand when they bought the eponymous brewery i...
Friday, 22 March 2019
London gets screwed
Nowadays we're used to London being treated better than the rest of the UK. (Transport is a great example.) It's one of the reason...
Thursday, 21 March 2019
UK brewing 1938 - 1949
WW II was a challenging time for British brewers, though, due to a variety of factors, not nearly as difficult as WW I. The biggest diff...
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
Let's Brew Wednesday - 1900 Amsdell Winter XX
In a change from the usual plain fare of UK recipes, here's one from the famous brewing town of Albany, New York. And fitting in with ...
Tuesday, 19 March 2019
UK Beer Imports during WW II
Before WW I, beer imports into the UK were at a very low level – just 50,000 barrels in 1910. This figure shot up, however to 1.3 millio...
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