Pint, bottle, schooner, tinny … no matter how you drink it, beer is undeniably a part of social life here in Britain and around the world.
But how did it come to hold this position? Why has this been more true for British men than for British women? And what did beer taste like before mass production and microbiology?
Kate has a pint with author, broadcaster and beer lover Pete Brown to find out.
*WARNING this episode includes some fruity language*
Produced by Charlotte Long and Sophie Gee. Mixed by Thomas Ntinas.
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This podcast includes music from Epidemic Sound and archive clips from "Brooklyn Bar Owner Wins Irish Sweepstake", 1937.