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To the Bratislava Beat

Round up of a three night stay in Bratislava and the beer-fuelled sightseeing tours embarked on in the meantime.

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That Gambrinus Life

A short study of the life and times of Gambrinus, the legendary ‘King of Beer’, and one of the brews that proudly bears his name.

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The Bautzen Campaign

An account of a brief fact-finding campaign to the medieval town of Bautzen and its picturesque pastoral surroundings.

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A Freiberger Quartet

Review of four Freiberger beers sampled at the brewery’s taproom and restaurant in Dresden’s historical city centre.

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The Jewel Box

An ode to the spellbinding city of Dresden, with its gripping past, its refined yet resilient inhabitants, and its stellar local brew.

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The Long Walk to Whitstable

A long, hazy walk down memory lane triggered by a first dance with Shepherd Neame’s Whitstable Bay Organic Ale.

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A Worthy Cause to Drink for

Review of a ten-pack celebrating the Restore Our Earth Collab Fest 2022, and the various partners, charities and brewers that made it happen.

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An Initiation to Alcoholic Ginger Beer

A deferential consideration of the cleansing properties of alcoholic ginger beer and another, wholly unrelated matter.

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Riding the Sesh Train

August of the year 2022 was barely underway when my mother and I set out for London. She had been looking forward to spending some time at my brother’s place ever since the start of spring and finally felt fit enough to make the trip, as long as air travel could be avoided. While both […]

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🍻 🇸🇬 Brewnanza! Singapore’s Ultimate Celebration of Craft Beer [August 3-6 2023]

Raise a Glass to the Ultimate Celebration of Craft Beer and Music at Brewnanza Fest by Brewlander With summer heating up Singapore, Brewlander presents the perfect experience to kick back with an array of delicious Craft beers: Brewnanza Fest, the largest celebration of Craft beer in Singapore yet! Get ready to savour over 100 unique […]

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The Gateway to a New World

Travel log of a weekend in Seville and an ironic encounter that would prompt a much-needed refresher course in grade school history.

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Free Brewer, Free Country

A firsthand account of an evening spent in soul-destroying company that would have been even worse were it not for a free flow of Gulpener.

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Not A Girly Drink?

An exploration of feminine influences in ancient brewing practices that began with a readiness to give the Cherry Chouffe a chance.

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An Alternative Alhambra Tale

Travel log of a visit to Granada, home of the Alhambra and source of some fine brews that were named in its honour.

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The Störtebeker Saga

A résumé of a legendary figure from German folklore and the brewery that bears his name, set against the backdrop of the Hanseatic League.

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A Bridge of Bavarian Beers

An homage to some of the Bavarian beers capable of bridging a generation gap, drawing special attention to a pair of stellar specimens.

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Get Your Story Straight

A series of succinct reviews on some of the Netherlands’ up-and-coming craft breweries and the identities they choose to portray.

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That Time of Year

How does one mark the coming of Spring? By stepping out into the sunshine and cracking open a bottle of Tripel Karmeliet, of course!

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The Battle of the Belgian Blondes

Affligem Blond vs. Leffe Blond – Which of these fine Belgian Blondes would prove to be the more welcome distraction during a “hard lockdown”?

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A Day in Berlin

A detailed reconstruction of a tour of East Berlin on foot, featuring Flensburger Pilsener, Rothaus Tannenzäpfle and Augustiner Helles.

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A Delicate Balance

A condensed recollection of an irksome adventure at the Vietnamese coast, initiated by an appreciation of Saigon Special lager beer.