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Beer float

I thoroughly enjoy making people feel confused about beer.  There are so many preconceptions about beer caused by the advertising for mass brands that saying two words – “beer float?” – makes people come to a shuddering halt. Their confusion

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Cheesecake and beer

When I mention pairing dessert and beer to people, I get some very weird looks. Once I explain that dark beers – porters and stouts – have a flavour profile that is very much like coffee, the same people become

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A new take on Guinness cake

Too many people are willing to accept watery mass brands for their drinking pleasure, simply because of advertising. They carry that through into their cooking as well. I refuse to accept this – that’s why I became involved in beer

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