Peter Lalor, journalist on cricket and beer: S7E6

Peter Lalor is chief cricket writer and beer editor at The Australian newspaper and has been a reporter for over 30 years.

In recent weeks, The Australian published Peter’s Top 20 Beers for 2020 (subscriber-only content).


It’s the 17th consecutive year that he’s had this honour, so I invited him onto the Drinks Adventures podcast for a chat about this impressive knock, and some of the beers that made this year’s list.

I couldn’t talk to Peter with mentioning the somewhat unusual item on his CV: Purchaser of the most expensive beer in history.

Peter Lalor, The Australian's chief cricket writer and beer editor
Peter Lalor, The Australian’s chief cricket writer and beer editor

And we also touch on his podcasting debut as co-host of the Cricket, Et Cetera program with fellow cricket scribe, Gideon Haigh, and get his thoughts on Australia’s upcoming test series against India.

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Author: James Atkinson

Journalist specialising in the food, drink, travel and hospitality arenas. Australian International Beer Awards 2017 Media Award Winner and Certified Cicerone®.

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