If cats have nine lives, then India pale ale can certainly lay claim to two. Its first span was relatively brief, not more than a hundred years. But during that time, this beer style refashioned 19th century brewing, not only in Britain but also on a world scale.
Full Pints - Learn Beer - Styles - Styles Features September 1, 2007 - Roger Protz
Full Pints - Styles Features March 1, 2007 - Pete Brown
Ask your typical British beer drinker what Burton-on-Trent is famous for, and you might not get the answer you were expecting. They’ll probably frown, think for a second, then say, “Oh yeah, the FA Cup upset last year!”
Full Pints - History May 1, 2001 - Roger Protz
A mighty struggle has broken out for control of Britain’s best-known brewing group, Bass. As reported in AAB last year, the Belgian group Interbrew—best known for Stella Artois and Labatts lagers—bought both Whitbread’s and then Bass’s brewing capacities.
Culture - Full Pints The Good, the Bad and the Bubbly September 1, 2000 - Roger Protz
A crisis in English brewing? Surely not. Whatever else happened in the world of beer⎯global takeovers; mergers; loss of choice; increasingly dull, bland international lagers; and the inexorable march of Budweiser⎯there was always good old English ale to fall back on. Unique beer, wonderful beer, beer that left the brewery in unfinished form and quietly... View Article