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China and Beer: A Quick Look at a Complex Topic

October 3, 2012

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It is both surprising and obvious that China is the biggest beer market in the world. Surprising because beer is heavily associated with European culture (at least from an American and Western-centric perspective), obvious because China is the most populous country in the world. In 2011 50 billion liters of beer were consumed in China. […]

Born-again beer drinkers and appreciating the multiple aspects of beer

April 17, 2012

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Those recently converted to craft beer can be as fanatical as any born-again religious fundamentalist. As though repenting for what they see as years of immoral consumption of macro lager, they lament, “Oh, what have I done? All those evenings wasted! But now I know better, and will never let the swill of macro lager […]