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Brewer bashes Beeb over anti-beer bias

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Brewer bashes Beeb over anti-beer bias

Hi All
Just seen this:
[quote="The Register"]
Brewer bashes Beeb over anti-beer bias
Wine whiners want trad telly tipple

A Cumbria brewer has levelled serious charges against the BBC that it is deliberately ignoring beer in favour of imported plonk.
Dave Bailey, of the Hardknott brewery in Millom, reckons the Corporation's foodie output is heavily biased towards wine, and is therefore "deliberately and recklessly damaging the UK economy by its unreasonable and deliberate rejection of beer as a beverage to drink with food".
He said: "I know of many well respected beer writers who have approached the BBC to try and raise awareness of this country’s great hand-crafted beers, brewed not just in Cumbria but nationally. However, time and time again it is only wine that gets given airtime."
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