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Over Half of Adults in the UK Struggle to Afford Pints at the Pub

Research from the Campaign for Real Ale shows that the average cost of a pint in London is £5.20, and £3.50 in the rest of the UK.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
8.6.18
beer

This Watercress-Infused Beer Claims to Boost Sex Drive

Brewed by Dorset-based Cerne Abbas Brewery, the ale is apparently “very fruity with a peppery kick.”
Daisy Meager
5.18.17
pubs

New Report Reveals Which UK Pubs Serve the Dirtiest Pints

The Beer Quality Report from pub inspectors Cask Marque has exposed the establishments serving pints from unclean draught beer machines.
Daisy Meager
4.10.17
Restaurant Confessional

What It’s Like to Serve Drunk Sports Fans in a Members-Only Bar

I learned fast that to these people, I was invisible as a person. I was there solely to pour beer for their unquenchable thirst.
Anonymous
8.31.16
Music

You Can Now Drink Beer Brewed by New Order

The British post-punk band has partnered with a Lancashire brewery to create a “golden ale with hints of citrus fruit and lychee.”
Daisy Meager
8.10.16
beer

How Two Students with a Van Started Manchester’s Coolest Brewery

ShinDigger Brewing Company all began with a home brewing kit George Grant and Paul Delamere bought using their student loans. Now, their beers are stocked in bars across Manchester and the pair are launching a beer delivery app.
Kamila Rymajdo
7.8.16
beer

How Beer Made from Leftover Bread Could Help End Global Food Waste

Toast Ale is the first British beer to be made with bread that would otherwise be sent to landfills. “We want to start a global movement of using bread to make beer,” says creator and food activist Tristram Stuart.
Laura Martin
6.30.16
beer

Brewing Beer Has Always Been a Woman's Game

Women have been brewing beer since the days of ancient Egypt, and it was only after the Black Plague that it fell into the hands of men. Thankfully, women are now reclaiming an industry that was pretty much birthed by them.
Maya Oppenheim
6.1.15
beer

Craft Beer in Japan

In this episode of Al-Kee-Hol, host Yuka Uchida explores Tokyo's booming craft beer scene, from passion fruit-infused lagers to unfiltered black ales.
Yuka Uchida
12.27.14
beer

The Walter White of Beer

Mikkel Borg Bjergsø, a Danish chemistry teacher, ended up founding one of the world's most acclaimed microbreweries, Mikkeller. Now, he's running a budding international beer empire that's much better than meth.
Lars Hinnerskov Eriksen
4.17.14