Even in the warmer months, some beers say ‘come and get me’. Pete Mitcham looks at a tempting tipple to warm the soul and even take the place of dessert.
Relax. It’s just beer. We happen to think it’s very good beer and we sometimes get upset when ‘outsiders’ diss it. Pete Mitcham tries to put some perspective on the ‘craft wanker’ debate.
This week’s Try-It Thursday features a well-respected US-inspired Pale Ale that Pete Mitcham hopes will attract less attention than the last one attracted.
Recent discussion on this site and in other forums about beer provenance and brand ownership has revived the argument that ‘Big Beer’ will, at every opportunity, ‘cheapen’ the product. This recent article shares Sam Caligione’s thoughts on the factory-brewery’s ability to mass-produce a previously small batch beer and at a significantly discounted price, thus disadvantaging… Read more →
The third annual GABF is on tomorrow (Saturday) at Geelong Racecourse. Pete Mitcham shares some ‘survival tips’ for making the most of the day.
This week, Try It Thursday looks at a beer perfect for relaxing after a hard day’s work and, as Pete Mitcham muses, it proves that beer can have a story, just like wine.
This weeks Try-It Thursday is inspired by the reactions to this classic world style beer as observed by Pete Mitcham over five corporate events around the country in the space of a week.
The Beer Empire strikes back! It’s Beards vs Bogans in the biggest beer battle since ‘Session IPa vs Unbalanced Pale Ale’ and Pete Mitcham takes a seat ringside to assess the damage and award the title belt.
In the wake of the seventh Local Taphouse Hottest 100 Australian Craft Beers, Pete Mitcham sneaks a taste of a seasoned ‘veteran’ of beer list ‘favourites’.
In this week’s Try It Thursday, Pete Mitcham wanders down to an iconic pub brewery to try fresh beer from an old source.