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WRITER, CONSULTANT AND BROADCASTER SPECIALISING IN BEER, PUBS AND CIDER. BEER WRITER OF THE YEAR 2009 AND 2012

What's new?

What's new?
More new events added in Bristol, London and Edinburgh over April and May
I had a big piece in the Guardian this week about why publicans are unhappy
Click here to hear me talking about craft beer on this week's radio 4 Food Programme!
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Friday, 6 February 2009

Buy the Big Issue!

No, I haven't fallen on hard times.

This week's edition, the one with this cover:


has a piece by me on 'the death of the pub', and what's really happening, and why The Pub will never die as a concept.

Oh, and it helps the homeless as well - the only people (apart from skint pensioners) to have a decent excuse for not liking the snow.

3 comments:

BLTP said...

tip top stuff:
on the subject of street drinkers (well sort of I know most homeless people aren't problem drinkers) I saw the classiest street drinker the other day I was in soho and this deshevelled chap come up and sat on the wall I was sitting on , he was in tatty clothing and was in his cups he reached into his pocket and pulled out a bottle of Fullers ESB. Which he downed in matter of moments smiled again and stumbled off.

Crown Brewer said...

i'll have to get up t'hillsborough and see t'lad on t'corner for a copy.
four posts in a week!!! woo hoo!!

Mario (Brewed for Thought) said...

Kate's on the cover. I'll buy it.