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Pink Boots Society: Let's talk about social responsibility

The trickle-down of long-term misogyny from big beer brands to the craft beer world remains unwantedly prevalent, and it continues to rear its ugly head from time to time. Overcoming this “bro” culture of beer is a long, involved process and thankfully, the vast majority of people in the industry are all about that.

Winners - Hong Kong International Beer Awards 2017

Following the last eight successful years, the Hong Kong International Beer Awards continues to recognize the best beers available in Hong Kong’s restaurants and bars. This year, over 300 entries were collected from more than 40 distributors.

Tech Talk: Beer Geek 酒花兒

Next time you’re in Mainland China, don’t go thirsty. The Chinese-language app Beer Geek 酒花兒 is a database and social-networking platform for a rapidly rising market.

Tech Talk: Fizzics Waytap

Harnessing the power of sound, the Fizzics Waytap lets you pour draught-quality beer from any can or bottle with a perfect head of foam.

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.