Guest Beer Writer
Writer Katie Wiles challenges the myth that women don't like beer. She talks to a number of women drinkers who say they prefer flavour-rich beer to wine and they enjoy drinking in pubs, which are no longer a male preserve. And, Katie argues, there's no such thing as a "woman's palate"!
Added: Monday, September 25th 2017
Paul Nunny of Cask Marque says it's time drinkers stopped knocking cask beer and spoke up about its values and success. He adds that both price and quality need to be addressed and points out that while cask beer is usually the cheapest beer on the bar it's a premium product.
Added: Thursday, January 26th 2017
The second Milano Beer Week will be held in the Italian city from 21-27 September, Maurizio Maestrelli reports. It will showcase beers from the hundreds of craft breweries operating in Italy as well as beers from Britain, the United States and many European countries. It will prove that beer is now firmly rooted in Italy's quest for good food and drink
Added: Sunday, August 23rd 2015
Julie O'Grady and a group of like-minded women beer lovers on Merseyside have got together to promote their favourite tipple and encourage more women to sample the vast array of different aromas and flavours offered by modern beer and prove that it's not just a drink for men with beards
Added: Saturday, March 28th 2015
Beer Sommelier Jane Peyton says it's time to bang the drum for British hops and to wax lyrical about the need to have balanced beers in which malt and hops are in harmony. She has no problem with the big citrus character of New World hops but says drinkers must be encouraged to enjoy the more subtle yet distinctive character of home-grown varieties
Added: Monday, October 13th 2014