The way Robin Appel tells it, Maris Otter was lucky to make it to 30, let alone 50. “Fewer and fewer farmers were growing it,” Appel, a grain merchant, says of the famous barley’s plight in 1990. “No one was encouraging them to. I asked Paul Robertshaw, production director at Wolverhampton & Dudley Breweries, if... View Article
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Full Pints - History - Learn Beer July 1, 2005 - Roger Protz
“Welcome to Brigadoon,” Stewart Main, the head brewer at Hook Norton said. As a Scot, he is well versed in the story of the mythical Highland village of Brigadoon that featured in a Gene Kelly movie. The village appears for a single day once every hundred years and bewitches all who come across it.
Brewing Instructions - Full Pints - Recipes July 1, 2005 - Randy Mosher
Burton-on-Trent is famous as the home of England’s most famous beer style, India pale ale. Since before 1800, IPA has spread it’s influence all over the brewing world. It’s a rare brewery in today’s hop-crazed America, that doesn’t brew one.