Pete  Brown

Pete Brown

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in Barnsley, The United Kingdom
November 28, 1968



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Pete Brown is an English writer who has written extensively on the subject of beer and drinking cultures around the world. He has written three books; Man Walks Into a Pub, Three Sheets to the Wind, and Hops and Glory. Brown was born in Barnsley, South Yorkshire and now lives in London.

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They're at it again.
Yesterday a cross-party committee of MPs (working with the professional liars at Alcohol Concern, natch)demanded that health warnings become mandatory on alcohol labels in order to combat what they described as an 'epidemic' of alcohol related harm. It claimed the costs of alcohol abuse to society are "ever increasing". It also said we need a minimum unit price for alcohol a... Read more of this blog post »
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Man Walks into a Pub: A Soc...
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 173 ratings — published 2003 — 5 editions
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Three Sheets to the Wind: O...
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 122 ratings — published 2006 — 3 editions
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Hops and Glory: One Man's S...
3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 115 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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Shakespeare's Pub: A Barsto...
3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 135 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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In praise of hot liquors: t...
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“In ancient Babylon King Hammurabi (the same bloke who decided barmaids could be drowned for serving short measures) decreed that the introduction of political debate into beer shops was an offence punishable by – you guessed it – death.”
Pete Brown, Man Walks into a Pub: A Sociable History of Beer

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