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In Hop Heaven

Unless you’ve been sitting in a darkened room with your eyes shut and your head encased in a block of concrete, blindfolded, then – chances are – you’re likely to have read an article about how great beer and food are together. And what a lovely couple they make. Things Read more…

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Food for Thought

Like Gordon Ramsay when he’s in a particularly grumpy mood, beer isn’t always the easiest thing to work with in the kitchen. While masters of the culinary arts are forever sloshing wine into their gastronomic efforts, they tend not to reach for the can or bottle of beer with quite Read more…

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Beer vs Wine

It’s fight night and inside the Ra!n Bar, an elegant yet traditional pub in Manchester, a crowd begins to gather. Invited by regional brewer JW Lees, a small group of brewers and wine merchants glance furtively at one another, wondering who is for the grape and who for the grain? Read more…