Katharine Hanson

Katharine Hanson

Kate Hanson is a Librarian and a Bar Tender. She grew up in the Northeast of England then went to the University of Edinburgh where she met her American husband Will. After graduating with useless degrees in English Literature and Philosophy, they moved back to his home state of North Carolina in 2010. They are part owners of a pizza restaurant and a craft brewery which specializes in English style craft beers. They live in Raleigh with their cat, Speakers.

Katharine Hanson

Katharine Hanson

Kate Hanson is a librarian and a bar tender. She went to the University of Edinburgh and now lives in North Carolina with her American husband Will, where she is a part owner of a pizza restaurant and a craft brewery that specialises in English style beer

Katharine Hanson

Craft Beer: Embrace the new, but cherish the old, too

When I left the U.K. to move to North Carolina in late 2010, one of the only breweries left within Newcastle's city limits was the one started by my father and his brother in 1982, The Big Lamp Brewery. At that point, the real ale movement was in its infancy in the U.K. and craft beers were unheard of in the U.S.  

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