adventures in craft beer in Perth and beyond

Weekend Reading #28

I love lounging in bed on weekends and catching up on all my favourite beery reading. From blogs to articles from the American craft beer scene and the best local beer news, there’s excellent reading material out there so every Friday I’m posting a list of the articles and blogs that have excited me.

Craft Beer | Craft Needs a Definition

By now you might be sick of reading about this particular topic, the debate on the meaning of the word “craft” but perhaps you’re like me and enjoy reading the different views on this single word.

“Quibbling about terminology in an effort to destroy the efforts of small and independent brewers is a no-win proposition for every brewing company and every beer drinker.”

SommBeer | It’s OK to Enjoy Popular Beers

“I like your old stuff better than your new stuff,” sung Regurgitator and it whilst it is a feeling that is common in music it’s creeping into beer too. Being purchased by a “big brewery” or getting distribution in a national liquor store chain can spell t-h-e-e-n-d for a craft beer love affair.

Modern Times Beer | Read This Before Drinking Neverwhere

Although I am not likely to get to try this beer called “Neverwhere”, this is a nice quick read about the magic that is Brettanomyces and it’s pretty cool to read the workings of a beer and the thought process behind it’s creation.

 

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