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Doctors do it by appointment

March 10, 2017 | by Alastair

A highlight of the regular Beamish Hall beer festivals is the research into different aspects of beer drinking by Stables


Industry figure still has strong pull

March 10, 2017 | by Alastair

The founder of Black Sheep Brewery has been caricatured in a limited-edition handpull figurine. Paul Theakston’s contribution to the 25-year


Book a beer to wolf down

March 10, 2017 | by Alastair

A renowned story from Northumberland’s rich history has been given an update. A new e-book, The Wolf of Allendale, has


Small but perfectly formed

March 10, 2017 | by Alastair

A tiny shop in a city suburb has beer lovers forming a queue, writes Alastair Gilmour While turning over the


Beer for the Pop Artist

March 10, 2017 | by Alastair

A full-bodied bottled lager, brewed in Edinburgh and heaped with accolades from the World Beer Awards and the Society of


Art’s sake

March 10, 2017 | by Alastair

Pubs and breweries have picked up the culture theme   TYNE BANK BREWERY It’s fortunate for the artistic community that


A swirl of paint in every pint

March 10, 2017 | by Alastair

We can never separate pubs from other cultural activities, writes Alastair Gilmour There’s a world of difference between viewing works


Celebrating the man from Peru

March 10, 2017 | by Alastair

Regular readers will recall special correspondent Ian Brown’s report last October on Peru and its beers. As entertaining as ever,


Voyage of discovery

March 10, 2017 | by Alastair

Gaining a certificate in brewing competency is one thing and all very well, but the real learning starts when you’re



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