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 ...

OHIM – Big Brewer becomes ‘Big Brother’

It was a huge ripple in the internet pond last week: AB InBev, the world's largest brewer who controls more than 30% of global beer production and sales, has acquired a minority stake in Ratebeer already in 2016, as reported by Good Beer Hunting. The deal was deliberately kept secret from the (larger) public. The ...

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 ...