My grandfather, Charles Frederick Hyde, a provocative and interesting man, was a key figure in the art of beer brewing in the heyday of the closing decade of the beer-drinking Victorian era. Full of the pleasures and pitfalls of family life and work; thwarted ambitions, babies, sickness before antibiotics, a passion for the new craze of bicycling: these vivid images are interwoven with revealing portraits of his friends and the endless difficulties encountered with his employers always contesting and challenging his vitally ...

From Fuggles to Firkin 2008, Bright Pen, Hertford

ISBN-13: 9780755210954

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