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29th January 2021

From Gary Gillman: New Writing on Beer in British Malaya


Gary Gillman has just completed a major paper on the history of beer in British Malaya, in #184 of the journal Brewery History, just published. Many fascinating points of social, cultural, and business history emerge. These include a discussion of the rare Bass Purple Triangle Pale Ale, the Raffles Hotel beer list c. 1939, and the fact that a RAF squadron badge was inspired by the label for Tiger beer.

For further details, see Gary’s blogpost: