Today’s beer haiku belatedly recognises International Bacon Day (September 6) which really should replace Labour Day as a public holiday. The poem is titled “Bacon Lattice“:
That includes “bacon lattice”
Has got to be good
From the Malthouse blog, the latest post has a look at the mainstream media, beer judging and the Mata range. It is called “Beers from the Edge“:
One of a beer writer’s constant frustrations when trying to push craft beer into the mainstream media is the frequent impact a journalist or editor’s pre-conceptions and prejudices can have on the final article. It can be as simple as the choice of pictures used to accompany positive or negative stories about alcohol. If you look closely, negative stories usually have stock photos involving beer or RTDs while positive stories tend to use pictures featuring wine, usually in a quite sophisticated setting.