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Jim Helsby's weekly focus on bottled beers.
12:02pm Saturday 11th May 2013
11:03am Saturday 4th May 2013
1:58pm Saturday 27th April 2013
IPA's were first produced during the 19th century, heavily hopped, high alcohol beers designed to withstand long sea journeys through tropical latitudes to slake the thirst of our Imperial staff in India.
11:00am Saturday 20th April 2013
2:06pm Saturday 13th April 2013
DURING his travels around Europe in the early 1980s, Chicagoan John Hall was struck by the individuality of the various beer styles he encountered in the different localities he visited. He decided his home city required a brewpub, an ambition he realised in 1988 when Goose Island opened its doors for the first time.
9:57am Saturday 6th April 2013
Trained in winemaking, including a spell working and studying in Bordeaux, Sean Franklin switched his attention from grape to grain when he set up Franklin’s Brewery in 1980 in a barn adjoining the Gardener’s Arms in the village of Bilton on the outskirts of Harrogate.
11:02am Saturday 30th March 2013
8:00am Saturday 23rd March 2013
1:50pm Saturday 16th March 2013
11:41am Saturday 9th March 2013
12:18pm Saturday 2nd March 2013
THE Amacord Brewery, named after Federico Fellini’s Oscar winning 1975 film, was set up in the Italian coastal town of Rimini by a group of young beer enthusiasts during the 1990s. The beers quickly acquired a cult following in their home country, necessitating a brewery expansion, and a search began to find a suitable site with a source of water that would give the beers a unique touch.
10:58am Saturday 23rd February 2013
1:15pm Saturday 16th February 2013
11:57am Saturday 9th February 2013
11:18am Saturday 2nd February 2013
12:15pm Saturday 26th January 2013
1:26pm Saturday 19th January 2013
10:59am Saturday 12th January 2013
9:20am Saturday 5th January 2013
10:00am Saturday 29th December 2012