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The personal site of Anthony Casey, designer and builder of lovely web things since 1997.

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Year in Beer, 2017

posted on January 4th, 2018 by Anthony Casey

Beer has become an active part of my life. Not in a nervous system dependent way … but definitely in a hobby/anorak type of way. I’ve written before about how I started logging beers on Instagram … I didn’t really think I’d still be doing it five years later.

This year, I’ve moved things up a notch. I had always taken the stance that I’m not doing this to be a massive beer bore. I wanted to keep things accessible and affordable. I actively tried to stick to beers you could buy in normal shops – specifically supermarkets. I wanted to keep my reviews short, and not go on about hops, nose and mouthfeel. But then I got to about 300 individual beers and … well, it started to get very difficult.

2017 saw a few new developments.

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