Beer Reflections

GABS Hottest 100 Craft Beers 2021 – Predictions

GABS Hottest 100 Craft Beers 2021 – Predictions

It’s here again. Voting has closed and on Saturday the 22nd of January the results of the GABS Hottest 100 Craft Beers for 2021 will be announced. Here are some of my predictions for the poll generally, as well as some specific beers and breweries. It hasn’t been the...
Don’t cry for me

Don’t cry for me

Stone & Wood, one of the stalwarts of the indie beer movement, is now owned by a multinational brewery. The acquisition raises questions about the impact on consumer sentiment, the erosion of the integrity of ‘indie’ and the flow-on effects to...
Who Owns My Beer? – Local Luvva

Who Owns My Beer? – Local Luvva

Local is very much in the spotlight right now. Most people recognise that many small businesses are at risk. There’s increased sentiment to support operations which are owned, operated and staffed by our family, friends and neighbours; people from our local community....