Beer Birthday: Pete Brown

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Today is the 49th birthday of Pete Brown, author of Shakespeare’s Pub and Hops and Glory. Pete was also the winner of the UK Beer Writer of the Year in 2010. I had a chance to meet and spend some time with Pete before and at GBBF in 2009. He’s a kindred spirit, especially when it comes to neo-prohibitionist shenanigans, and writes one of the most engaging beer blogs out there. Join me in wishing Pete a very happy birthday.

Pete Brown and Steve Parkes
Pete with Steve Parkes at a British Beer Writers event before GBBF a few years ago.

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Pete and me at GBBF in 2009.

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One night in Copenhagen, clockwise from bottom left: Martyn Cornell, Jeff Alworth, Evan Rail, me, Stephen Beaumont, Pete, Stan Hieronymus and Ron Pattinson.

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At the end of a quick trip to Copenhagen: Pete, with Ron Pattinson, Jeff Bell, Stephen Beaumont and Stan Hieronymus.

Comments

  1. Motor says

    I’d love the opportunity to buy Pete a beer someday in thanks for the wonderful books and blog. Cheers!

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