Raising a glass to new beginnings

When I first started Beeson on Beer back in December 2015, it was merely intended as an outlet for a subject I was deeply passionate about, rather than as a tool to help further my career in journalism. I'd recently discovered Matt Curtis' excellent Total Ales site, and had been inspired by his entertaining storytelling … Continue reading Raising a glass to new beginnings

The ticking time-bombs facing Britain’s pubs

With business rates climbing ever higher, Brexit forcing up the price of imported drinks and young people drinking less than ever before, could this be the end of the British pub as we know it? By all accounts, it ought to be a golden age for British pubs. In 2016, the number of UK breweries … Continue reading The ticking time-bombs facing Britain’s pubs

‘Cecil’s Revenge’: Norwich pub commemorates famous lion by naming a new beer after him

A pub in Norwich has come up with a novel way to commemorate the life of Cecil, the lion killed by a trophy hunter in Zimbabwe… by naming their new beer after the animal. When The Fat Cat pub in Norwich asked its customers on Facebook to come up with a name for their new … Continue reading ‘Cecil’s Revenge’: Norwich pub commemorates famous lion by naming a new beer after him