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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A Quick Blog Post For IPA Day

If you really want to know why IPA was supposedly so strong and hoppy, look not to the breweries, but to India...

Today is apparently International Let's Argue About The Mythology Of IPA Day.

One of the main points of contention about this much-mythologised style is whether or not it really was strong and hoppy, and if it was, why it was.

Wherever I've seen this point argued, it's been exclusive... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.89 · 1,630 ratings · 247 reviews · 11 distinct worksSimilar authors
Man Walks into a Pub: A Soc...

3.98 avg rating — 387 ratings — published 2003 — 5 editions
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Hops and Glory: One Man's S...

3.84 avg rating — 322 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Three Sheets to the Wind: O...

4.02 avg rating — 273 ratings — published 2006 — 6 editions
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Shakespeare's Pub: A Barsto...

3.74 avg rating — 372 ratings — published 2012 — 12 editions
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Miracle Brew: Hops, Barley,...

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The Apple Orchard: The Stor...

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The Story of Craft Beer

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World's Best Ciders: Taste,...

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The Pub: A Cultural Institu...

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The Guide to Welsh Perry an...

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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

“one of whom is more attractive than the other. The fact that neither would give the two conversationalists a second glance is neither here nor there; the assumption that the men are in a position to choose is never questioned. It creates an illusion of manliness and superiority,”
Pete Brown, Man Walks into a Pub: A Sociable History of Beer

“which both players know, but never openly acknowledge, to be utter bollocks.”
Pete Brown, Man Walks into a Pub: A Sociable History of Beer

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