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21st June 2013 Houston, USA

Andrew Millar

by Andrew Millar

British Consul General, Houston, Texas

UK-US connections brewed in Texas

Texas, an exceptional state within an exceptional nation. Big cars, huge helpings and a pile ‘em high consumer mentality fits a stereotype. But it is changing; there is a fast-growing foodie movement challenging the norm and showing that Texans are increasingly choosy about what they consume. Beer, as a metaphor for societal change, may seem […]

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14th December 2012

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by Leigh Turner

Ambassador to Austria and UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Vienna

When BBC stands for the Bosphorus Brewing Company

Where in the world can you buy Istanbul Pale Ale (IPA) with water made to a Burton on Trent recipe to wash down fish and chips made with beer batter? And why is 81 a good name for a beer in Turkey? I was delighted recently to be invited to the opening of the Bosphorus Brewing Company […]

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23rd January 2012

Robin Twyman

by Robin Twyman

Consul for Business and Government Affairs

Enjoy beer (responsibly)

I love a good beer.  Preferably a real ale (consumed responsibly, naturally). If I was back home in the UK, I’d order a pint of Spitfire, brewed by England’s oldest brewery, Faversham-based Shepherd Neame.  So I thought I was going to be disappointed with the lighter offerings in the US, and have to resign myself […]

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2nd February 2011

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by Greg Dorey


Making a difference through beer

I should probably explain why I was sampling some very good beer at Dreher Breweries in the middle of the afternoon yesterday. I was at an event called “Making a difference through beer”! And I was trying my best to make that difference. This was actually one of a series of events run by the […]

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