Jon Braun

Review: White Beard (Central)

From its original chippie stand at the Star Ferry, White Beard continues to deliver delicious deep-fried fare with a friendly, authentic atmosphere in their second location in Central.

Mastering the Craft: Ray Daniels of Cicerone

Without a doubt, Ray Daniels is one of the leading lights of the beer world. From his influential 1996 homebrewing tome Designing Great Beers to his work with the Brewers Association, Ray has tirelessly preached the gospel of a proper brewery-to-glass experience – and the latest step on the journey is with his Cicerone Certification Program, one of the world’s most prominent beer industry certifications.

Stouts Vs Porters

In modern times, it’s generally accepted that a stout can be considered a stronger version of a porter, but there’s no single set of rules that draws a fine line. Chris Wong explains the difference – and shares an excellent porter recipe.

Fond Farewell

Things are getting a little bit darker on Bridges Street, as The Bottle Shop Central has announced it will be closing its doors on March 19.