Updated details of all the events I’ll be doing through the summer and autumn. More dates to be added as I have them.

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October 2017

Miracle Brew with Aeronaut Brewing

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Aeronaut Brewing, 14 Tyler Street
Somerville, MA 02143 United States
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From the publisher: Beer is the third most popular drink on the planet, yet few people know the full story behind its four ingredients. In his new book Miracle Brew, Pete Brown—an award-winning British beer writer who has been called the “beer drinker’s Bill Bryson” by the Times Literary Supplement—presents a complete natural history of beer and emphasizes the importance of place—or terroir—that each ingredient brings to the finished glass. He travels from the vast hop gardens of the Yakima…

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Book Signing at Cask Days

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cask Days, Evergreen Brickworks, 550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Together with Canadian beer writer Stephen Beaumont, I’ll be signing copies of Miracle Brew. Stephen will be signing copies of his book too. We won’t be competitive about who gets to sign the most. Oh no. I’m thrilled to be doing this at Cask Days, an event unique outside the UK (as far as I know) that welcomes breweries and cideries from across Canada and the United States to showcase their finest brews. The festival celebrates the love for cask ale:…

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Miracle Brew with Henderson Brewing

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Henderson Brewing, 128A Sterling Road
Toronto, Ontario M6R2B7 Canada
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Free entry

From the publisher: Beer is the third most popular drink on the planet, yet few people know the full story behind its four ingredients. In his new book Miracle Brew, Pete Brown—an award-winning British beer writer who has been called the “beer drinker’s Bill Bryson” by the Times Literary Supplement—presents a complete natural history of beer and emphasizes the importance of place—or terroir—that each ingredient brings to the finished glass. He travels from the vast hop gardens of the Yakima…

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Adventures in the Nature of Beer

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Harpoon Brewing, 306 Northern Ave
Boston, MA 02210 United States
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$20

From the publisher: Beer is the third most popular drink on the planet, yet few people know the full story behind its four ingredients. In his new book Miracle Brew, Pete Brown—an award-winning British beer writer who has been called the “beer drinker’s Bill Bryson” by the Times Literary Supplement—presents a complete natural history of beer and emphasizes the importance of place—or terroir—that each ingredient brings to the finished glass. He travels from the vast hop gardens of the Yakima…

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Miracle Brew at Off The Shelf Festival

October 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Hallam Hall, Hallam Hall, Owen Building, Sheffield Hallam University, Howard Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1 1WB
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£12

This book explores the nature and science of each of beer’s main four ingredients, and why each one is truly special in ways you’ve probably never thought about. At this talk I’ll be going through each ingredient, and we’ll be tasting beers that show the character of each one.

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November 2017

Miracle Brew

November 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Belmont Cinema Cafe Bar, 49 Belmont Street
Aberdeen, AB10 1JS United Kingdom
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Miracle Brew is the story of my globetrotting adventures in the nature of beer. Recent reserach shows that only 22% of people know what beer is made of, which is bizarre when you consider that beer is the third most popular drink in the world, after tea and coffee. This book explores the nature and science of each of beer’s main four ingredients, and why each one is truly special in ways you’ve probably never thought about. At this talk…

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UK Beer Debate

November 26 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hopbunker, 5-7 Queen Street
Cardiff, CF102AF United Kingdom
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£5

From the event website: Following on from last year's hugely successful and lively debate, we decided the time was right for the next. On the 26th November 2017 we will be hosting another lively discussion comprising of three topics of the day. With a panel made up of journalists, authors, brewers and bar and pub managers it promises to be an interesting discussion with time for you, the audience to ask your questions and express your thoughts too. Grab a…

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April 2018

The Laugharne Weekend

6th April 2018 - 8th April 2018
Laugharne Laugharne, Pembrokeshire United Kingdom + Google Map

I’m delighted to be returning to this truly special literary festival held in Dylan Thomas’ old stomping ground. More details of the exact nature of my talk to be confirmed, but it’ll probably have something to do with beer.

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