Outlook I first met Graham Mackay, who died yesterday at 64, in a rather nice restaurant in London's Mayfair just before the turn of the millennium. With no great insight on my part – mere technophobia, really – I couldn't understand why nobody in the City seemed to be interested in investing in anything that didn't end in ".com".
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Tuesday 17 December 2013
The Orval monastery – one of only eight in the world producing certified Trappist beers – now has only 12, down from 35 a few decades ago
Saturday 14 December 2013
Art Deco glamour, dusky hues, Prohibition-style tea room, personal attachés, Jack Kerouac, and sophisticated retreats
Tuesday 10 December 2013
The Belgians’ sweet tooth is not limited to the calorific chocolates and truffles they consume: their famous beers are also often laced with sugar, especially the fruity brews enjoyed across the country.
Saturday 30 November 2013
As excuses for a pub crawl go, it was a cracker. The Somerset brewery, Moor, took seven casks of their porter, Amoor, to London last week and handed them to seven different pubs.
Thursday 21 November 2013
Sales of its Czech Pilsner Urquell brand jumped 17 per cent in the first half
Wednesday 20 November 2013
Charity working in the city – renowned for its ‘pragmatic’ approach to substance abuse – says scheme keeps the alcoholics occupied and out of trouble
Friday 11 October 2013
Automated machine lets you feed in the ingredients, set a timer and wait for your home-brewed beers
Friday 11 October 2013
Being paid to drink beer? Well, yes, but there's so much more science to being a brewer than that
Jubel! Pep Guardiola and the Bayern Munich team raise a glass with their wives and girlfriends at Oktoberfest
Monday 07 October 2013
The German league leaders made their annual trip to the beer festival at the weekend
Monday 30 September 2013
Shocking images are emerging of the destruction in the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi following last week’s terrorist attacks. The attack has left around 67 people dead, including six Britons so far, and dozens are still reported missing.
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