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WRITER, CONSULTANT AND BROADCASTER SPECIALISING IN BEER, PUBS AND CIDER. BEER WRITER OF THE YEAR 2009 AND 2012

What's new?

What's new?
My new beer book - Miracle Brew - is out June 1st. Deadline to pledge and be part of it is midnight Match 12th!
I've been accused of attacking cask ale. Here's what I actually wrote - decide for yourselves.
New about my next books!
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Books

World's Best Cider: Taste, Tradition and Terroir, from Somerset to Seattle
(With Bill Bradshaw)


WINNER OF THE FORTNUM & MASON AWARD FOR BEST DRINKS BOOK 2014!
World’s Best Ciders is the first book to showcase the world of cider, from its origins as a thirst-quencher for farm workers to its present as a rival to champagne. Travelling from the Old to the New World and teaching us not only how to taste it but how to cook with it, Pete Brown and Bill Bradshaw explore every aspect of this fascinating drink and the people who produce it. Here you’ll discover what Johnny Appleseed really planted, find out what the Magners’ effect is and learn why perry is a miracle...
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The Guide to Welsh Cider and Perry (with Bill Bradshaw)
In little over ten years, Wales has emerged as one of the most important cider and perry regions in the UK. This guide gives you all you need to know.
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Shakespeare's Local: Six Centuries of History Seen Through One Extraordinary Pub
Welcome to the George Inn near London Bridge; a cosy, wood-pannelled, galleried coaching house a few minutes' walk from the Thames...
(Published in the US as 'Shakespeare's Pub)
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Hops and Glory:
One man's search for the beer that built the British Empire

A voyage to recreate the journey behind the world's most popular and most argued over craft beer style...
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Three Sheets To The Wind:
One Man's Quest For The Meaning Of Beer

If we're living in a global village, where's the pub? In this exploration of global beer drinking culture, Pete Brown attempts to find out...
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Man Walks into a Pub
An extraordinary tale of yeast-obsessed monks and teetotal prime ministers; of how pale ale fuelled an Empire and weak bitter won a world war; of exploding breweries, a bear in a yellow nylon jacket and a Canadian bloke who changed the drinking habits of a nation. It's also the story of the rise of the pub from humble origins through an epic, thousand-year struggle to survive misunderstanding, bad government and misguided commerce...
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