Karma will get you! Well, it got me.

"Instant karma is going to get you". Well, karma got me. I should have realized that propagating fresh beer while keeping a fridge full of goodies was a risky, if not explosive, combination. Turns out my beer fridge was formerly a professional restaurant fridge, capable too of freezing. Deep freezing. So: whilst travelling to Tromso's arctic ...

Do Dutch ‘mega brewers’ respond with ‘crafty’ beer?

Although there is still no clear definition of craft beer – if anything, I believe it to be more a consumer emotion than a set of parameters for beer to adhere to – the whole thing is driving big brewers crazy. Craft breweries are being bought by them, ‘crafty’ beers are being launched by them ...

Musing the future of craft beer (3) – Buy yourself into beer

Interesting times these are, for sure. Great beers are available in abundance, and more to come. Beer aficionados must feel as if they’re in Walhalla and should be happy. Or should they worry? I don’t know for sure. Interesting times, and sometimes we get interesting news. Read the below and make up your own mind ...

Musing the future of craft beer (2) – Cans on a roll

Interesting times these are, for sure. Great beers are available in abundance, and more to come. Beer aficionados must feel as if they’re in Walhalla and should be happy. Or should they worry? I don’t know for sure. Interesting times, and sometimes we get interesting news. Read the below and make up your own mind ...

Musing the future of craft beer – Trees growing into heaven

Interesting times these are, for sure. Great beers are available in abundance, and more to come. Beer aficionados must feel as if they’re in Walhalla and should be happy. Or should they worry? I don’t know for sure. Interesting times, and sometimes we get interesting news. Read the below and make up your own mind ...