Our popular session bitter, Deckhand, is our hat-tip to the commercial bravura that made Britain great. Specifically, to the inventiveness, perseverance, chutzpah and sheer hard work of a unique family and their employees who, between them conquered the eastern sea lanes and helped Britain bestride the world. Take a bow, you men and women of......

It’s a funny thing, this brewing game. You’d not unreasonably assume that us brewers are, shall we say, fuller of figure, what with all the tasting we have to do. Quality control is dirty work, and it falls to myself and Richard to act as your guardians of the perfect pint – a task we......

You learn a lot once you get in to brewing. An awful lot, and quickly. The first thing I did was doff my cap to the legions of Brits – those who have gone before, and those who toil at the finishing tanks today – in their unstinting devotion to perfection. Because it’s bloody hard......