Who hasn’t sat with a perfect pint in a glorious pub and mused over how wonderful it would be to make a living drinking beer? Roger Protz, who is one of the United Kingdom’s—and the world’s—leading beer writers, has done just that for 30 years. And, in A Life on the Hop, he gives all... View Article
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Book Reviews - Full Pints September 1, 2009 - Lisa Morrison
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American philosopher Mortimer J. Adler once wrote, “In the case of good books, the point is not how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you.” Of course, Adler’s observation is no less profound for the knowledge-seeking beer drinker than for anyone else. Virtually every micro-aspect of... View Article
Book Reviews - Full Pints May 1, 2003 - Staff
In the 1990s, Roger Protz attended a dinner where English hop farmers celebrated a successful harvest. When he asked the group about organic hops, his hosts responded with “pop-eyed dismay,” insisting that the demand for organic beer was insignificant, and that organically grown brewing ingredients were of low quality.