Will Hawkes works on The Independent's Sports Desk. He writes about beer in his spare time.
21 December 2011 12:00 AM
Lancashire's title, Clarke's Open and Cavendish's jersey show that good things come (eventually) to those who wait
09 December 2011 06:47 PM
Taking on Guinness is the beer world’s equivalent of offering to mark Lionel Messi, or flicking Mike Tyson’s ears: it suggests a predilection for painful humiliation.
05 December 2011 12:00 AM
25 November 2011 10:50 AM
Britain’s “Special Relationship” with the US may exist largely in the minds of our politicians, but in the world of beer it’s as real as taxes.
18 November 2011 02:44 PM
Today’s Independent carries a profile of Garrett Oliver, but the limitations of print meant there was plenty of interesting stuff that got left out – so here it is...
18 November 2011 12:00 AM
Contrary to stereotypes, its editor is black, clean-cut – and American.
11 November 2011 10:31 AM
It’s a dispiriting experience familiar to anyone who has ever asked for beer in one of London’s many high-end restaurants.
04 November 2011 10:37 AM
You don’t have to be in Yorkshire long to notice that the locals like beer.
24 June 2011 10:05 AM
27 April 2011 12:00 AM
Idle boasts can come back to haunt you. Surrey may have spent the last few seasons bobbing around the bottom of the Second Division but the idea that they're "the Manchester United of cricket", a questionable claim that first reared its head over 10 years ago, persists. Rory Hamilton-Brown, the club's captain, is the latest to invoke English football's most popular side. "As a club, Surrey is the Manchester United of cricket – there is no hiding behind that – but we don't have that status on the field," he said at the beginning of the season.
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