OHIM – Heineken, Punch and Lagunitas: maybe the ‘green monster’ isn’t so bad?

Heineken now appears to be the majority shareholder of Lagunitas - more about that later. In England pubs continue to close their doors on a daily - because more and more beer is drunk at home several thousand classic public houses disappeared in recent years from the streets - but there are still more than ...

Beer festivals in the Netherlands – places of total awesomeness!

Let me start by admitting that my relationship with the city of Rotterdam has always been, well, let’s say, slightly impaired by prejudice. However much as I do admit Rotterdam has a phenomenal skyline – particularly when enjoyed in the rear view mirror of a car driving at high speed – I have never found ...

OHIM – Beer trends 2016: what will be hot and what do I hope for – my five predictions

It was a learning experience, talking about other people’s beer predictions. So it’s time to put my own neck in the rope, my head on the chopping block – time to turn my cheek and be slapped. Please don’t spare me when reviewing my five predictions for Netherland, Beer land 2016! Would Heineken knów this? What’ll ...

Beer trends 2016 – what’ll be hot, and what do I hope for – part 3

Recently an amusing blog popped up on biernetwerk.nl, a site I recommend you to follow. The writer posted his biggest grievances in a piece called ‘These 7 beer trends we’d rather see disappear in 2016’ - entertaining and instructive! Kim Lentjes predicted five beer trends for this year on her fine blog genietenmetbier.nl and Sligro’s ...

Beer trends 2016 – what’ll be hot, and what do I hope for – part 2

Recently an amusing blog popped up on biernetwerk.nl, a site I recommend you to follow. The writer posted his biggest grievances in a piece called ‘These 7 beer trends we’d rather see disappear in 2016’ - entertaining and instructive! Kim Lentjes predicted five beer trends for this year on her fine blog genietenmetbier.nl and Sligro’s ...