Putting the KEG into CAMRA

Putting the KEG into CAMRA

Wow… what a difference a few years makes. I joined CAMRA about 8 years ago – becoming an active member in the North Hertfordshire branch, and eventually branch cellarman for our beer festivals. Despite moving away to Cambridge I have still filled this technical role for the branch over the last few years. I was[…]

Pressure Gauges – A Chat with Atlantic

So – I had a call from Atlantic. They’d had a read of my previous post. (Go on, go read it.) Atlantic are a major installer of cellar kit in the south east and are responsible for some of the installs I’ve been having a grumble about. I had a conversation with a chap there[…]

Keg Beer Pressure in the UK

Keg Beer Pressure in the UK

I am heard to say, with increasing frequency: The UK is a decade behind the US in keg beer dispense. Yesterday an American friend of mine responded to this with a scoffing “… at least.” Maybe I should start saying it is decades. This comes to the fore more and more often lately as I deal with[…]

Objective Definition of Craft Beer

Don’t try to define craft beer, that way madness lies… [Added 3/8/15 21:41: Please don’t read this as me insisting there ought to be some sort of an enforced definition… nor that I think I am laying down a One True Definition of Craft… it’s just a thought exercise. I do still think the concept[…]