The Kernel sails on almost serenely

He’s very modest so he’d almost be embarrassed if you suggested he possibly runs the UK’s best brewery in the country. Reality is, this might just be the case on certain measures. My own measurement is whether a brewery releases any duff beers and on my personal calculations The Kernel Brewery does not produce duff…

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The Story of Bass – the story of British beer

While holidaying in Brugge on a family break over Easter it was both an opportunity to sample some of the world’s still-great beers and read about one of the world’s once-great brewers with a copy of The Story of Bass. Such has been the influence and scope of the Bass business over its multi-century existence…

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Remembering Roger Ryman

Despite his undoubted standing in the brewing industry Roger Ryman was always a very approachable guy. But it was still with a bit of trepidation that I asked him back in 2018 if he’d consider doing a collaboration beer with a small brewery, Bohem, of which I’m part owner. When I briefly explained the situation…

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