The Straits Times
Published on Oct 24, 2012

A look at how beer is made in a microbrewery


LONDON (Reuters) - A single vat bubbles languidly in the corner, while the air in the small, high-ceilinged space under a south London railway arch slowly fills with a zesty, hoppy smell, as the latest batch of Black India Pale Ale gradually ferments.

This is the Kernel microbrewery, one of many new kids on the British beer block who are bucking the downward national trend in beer drinking.