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Beer is good for you, especially at this time of year. If I had my druthers (or knew what druthers were), I would be in Munich/München for the annual Oktoberfest celebration. This two week festival (22 Sept – 10 Oct this year) hosts over six million visitors and is a celebration of the Bavarian capital…

This week has seen an outpouring of sentiments in the wake of the death of famed beer and spirits writer, Michael Jackson. Therefore, we dedicate this edition of The Friday Fermentable to the memory of this remarkable gentleman and writer. A post at Michael’s Beer Hunter website details a series of resources that celebrate Michael’s…

As I noted last evening, the world of beer and spirits is mourning the loss of British writer and libation enthusiast, Michael Jackson. Jackson was suffering from Parkinson’s disease but succumbed to a heart attack earlier this week at age 65. Jackson’s Beer Hunter website/blog notes that a national toast to Jackson will be held…

The Passing of Michael Jackson

Renowned writer and international advocate for beer, Michael Jackson, died at his home in London on Wednesday night/Thursday morning. He was 65 and had been suffering from Parkinson’s disease, but the cause of death is believed to be a heart attack. Simply put, Mr Jackson did for beer what fellow Englishman Hugh Johnson did for…