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This Week in Craft Beer

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In-depth weekly interviews with some of the UK's leading independent Craft Brewers, exploring their background and motivations, hopes and fears, and big plans for the future, all whilst we share and discuss a couple of the beers that the brewer is particularly proud of.

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Episode 108 - Three Brothers Brewery

May 16th, 2022

51:36

I am delighted to welcome to The Podcast, David from Three Brothers Brewery based in Stockton on Tees.

Three Brothers was founded in 2016 by brothers David and Kit Dodd, and their brother-in-law Chris, with the dream of …

Episode 107 - 4T's Brewery

May 2nd, 2022

56:23

I am delighted to welcome to The Podcast, Jordan from 4Ts Brewery based in Warrington.

4Ts Founder John Wilkinson worked as a Drayman for Tetley Walkers in the 1990s, before opening his own pub, Wilkies Tavern in 1998 …

Episode 106 - Glasshouse Beer Co.

April 25th, 2022

58:44

I am delighted to welcome to The Podcast, Josh and Mitch from Glasshouse Beer Co.

Glasshouse were setup late 2016 in Kings Heath, south of Birmingham, brewing on a half-barrel kit in Josh's Mum's greenhouse, before …

Episode 105 - Triple Hopped Session Series Crossover - Rob's Craft Beer Journey

April 18th, 2022

1:04:14

This week sees a variation from our usual Podcast programming, partly due to Rob having been completely off the grid last week, backpacking on the Isle of Jura.

Before he went away, Rob was honoured to be invited on as …

Episode 104 - Beerhut Brewing Co.

April 11th, 2022

54:14

I am delighted to welcome to The Podcast, Andrew from Beerhut Brewing Co.

Beerhut are a small independent brewery setup in 2017 and based in Co. Down, Northern Ireland. What started as a hobby in a small tin hut has …

Episode 103 - Farm Yard Brew Co.

April 4th, 2022

56:14

I am delighted to welcome to The Podcast, Steve and Jamie from Farmyard Brew Co based near Lancaster.

Launched in 2016, on Steve's family farm, …

Episode 102 - Sureshot Brewing Co.

March 28th, 2022

52:43

I am delighted to welcome to The Podcast, James Campbell from Sureshot Brewing Co based in Manchester.

Founded in 2020, Sureshot Brewing has been a long term project of James Campbell. Everyone with a bitter taste in …

Episode 101 - Anspach & Hobday

March 21st, 2022

1:08:40

I am delighted to welcome to The Podcast, Jack from Anspach & Hobday based in London.

Leading the new wave of craft beer in London, Anspach & Hobday curates a mix of modern and classic flavours. Pouring quality …

Episode 100 - Overtone Brewing Co.

March 14th, 2022

59:03

I am delighted to welcome to the 100th Episode of This Week in Craft Beer The Podcast, podcast Dan and James from Overtone Brewing based in Glasgow.

Episode 99 - Small Batch Brewing Co.

March 7th, 2022

56:34

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Daniel from Small Batch Brewing based in Runcorn.

Small Batch was formed in late 2020 to make Good Beer For …

Episode 98 - 360 Degree Brewing

February 28th, 2022

1:08:04
I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Ben and Jacob from 360 Degree Brewing based in East Sussex. https://www.360degreebrewing.com/ Ben and Jacob w

Episode 97 - Hops & Dots Brew Co.

February 21st, 2022

56:45

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast John from Hops and Dots Brew Co. based in Bishop Auckland.

Hops and Dots was formed in the summer of 2018 to …

Episode 96 - Holy Goat Brewing

February 14th, 2022

1:01:40

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Johnny and James from Holy Goat Brewing based in Dundee.

Holy Goat was formed in Dundee in the summer of …

Episode 95 - Assembly Brewing Co.

February 7th, 2022

1:03:06

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Sean from Assembly Brew Co. based in Stockport.

Assembly started life as a Bottleshop and Taproom in the Urmston suburb of Southwest Manchester in 2018. In the midst of the COVID …

Episode 94 - Twisted Wheel Brew Co.

January 31st, 2022

1:02:15

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Anthony and Mark from Twisted Wheel Brew Co. based in Warrington.

The brewery was launched in 2019, is …

Episode 93 - 71 Brewing Co.

January 24th, 2022

1:02:44

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Duncan Alexander and Ben Morris from 71 Brewing Co. based in Dundee.

71 Brewing Co. are an independent brewery crafting crisp lagers and small batch brews, inspired by new wave, …

Episode 92 - Stannary Brewing Co.

January 17th, 2022

57:36

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Chris and Garry from Stannary Brewing Co. based in Tavistock in Devon.

Stannary Brewing Co. is an independent brewery, run by life long friends Mark Stephens, Chris John & …

Episode 91 - Brook House Hops

January 11th, 2022

1:01:28

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Jim and Henry from Brook House Hops based in Herefordshire.

The explosive rise of craft brewing has …

Episode 90 - Brew By Numbers - Beer and Health

January 4th, 2022

1:30:49

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Tom Hutchins from Brew By Numbers, based in Greenwich.

Brew By Numbers was launched in December 2012,  and quickly applied a scientific approach to brewing,  working with split …

Episode 89 - Black Lodge Brewing

December 21st, 2021

1:03:00

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Paul Seiffert from Black Lodge Brewing based in Liverpool.

Black Lodge is a fast moving, small batch-brewery …

Episode 88 - Bullhouse Brew Co.

December 14th, 2021

1:04:18

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Will Mayne from Bullhouse Brew Co. based in Belfast.

Bullhouse was initially founded back in 2016, literally …

Episode 87 - Tripping Animals Brew Co.

December 10th, 2021

51:18

It was back in 2011 that the crew started brewing beer out of their garage in Caracas, Venezuela, making wild concoctions with whatever the could get …

Episode 86 - Blackjack Brewing Co.

December 7th, 2021

59:49

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Darcey from Blackjack Beers based in Manchester.

Blackjack was launched in 2012, and has made a significant contribution to the development of the amazing Manchester Craft Beer …

Episode 85 - Cloudwater Brew Co.

November 30th, 2021

1:46:09

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Paul Jones from Cloudwater Brew Co. based in Manchester.

Paul launched Cloudwater in Feb 2015 to champion …

Episode 84 - Vessel Beer Shop

November 23rd, 2021

57:36

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Sam and Katie from Vessel Beer Shop in Plymouth.

Sam and Katie launched Vessel in 2016, and it is now widely regarded as one of the UK's leading Independent Bottle Shops and …

Episode 83 - BRZN Brewery

November 16th, 2021

1:00:09

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Sheldon and Joe from BRZN Brewery based in Brighton.

BRZN is run by four friends, Sheldon, Max, Aleks and Joe, who after home-brewing for 6 months launched BRZN in Dec 2019, …

Episode 82 - Pastore Brewing & Blending

November 9th, 2021

1:00:34

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Chris Shepherd from Pastore Brewing & Blending, based in Waterbeach, near Cambridge.

Chris co-founded Pastore in 2018 with his son Ben, focusing on producing fresh and aged …

Episode 81 - Rock Leopard Brewing

November 2nd, 2021

56:44

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Stacey Ayeh (R-Yay) from Rock Leopard Brewing based in South-East London.

Stacey founded Rock Leopard in 2017, after having worked in and around the industry for the previous …

Episode 80 - Villages Brewery

October 26th, 2021

51:46

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Archie and Louis Village from Villages Brew Co. based in Deptford South-East London.

Archie and Louis co-founded Villages in 2016 with the goal of bringing people together to do …

Episode 79 - Ampersand Brew Co.

October 19th, 2021

1:05:45

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Andy Hipwell from Ampersand Brew Co. based in Diss in South Norfolk.

Andy co-founded Ampersand in 2017 with …

Episode 78 - Attic Brew Co. (Re-)Visited

October 15th, 2021

30:51
Join Rob and Steve as we sat down for an update chat with Oli at the splendid Attic Taproom, on the Stirchley Beer Mile! https://atticbrewco.com/

Episode 77 - Wylam Brewery

October 12th, 2021

1:07:45

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Dave Stone from Wylam Brewery based in Newcastle.

Wylam was launched in the year 2000, initially brewing traditional English beer styles, at the same time that Dave was making a …

Episode 76 - Rivington Farm Trip

October 8th, 2021

25:47
Join Rob and Steve at the Rivington Farm Trip Festival in delightful, rural Lancashire! Whatever form this Festival takes in 2022, do yourself a big f

Episode 75 - Fallen Acorn Brewing Co.

October 5th, 2021

1:04:41

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Tim and Felix from Fallen Acorn based in Gosport, Hampshire.

Launched in 2016, Fallen Acorn are striving to deliver the highest quality beer from traditional styles and brewing …

Episode 74 - Beerblefish Brewing Co.

September 28th, 2021

55:01

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast James Atherton from Beerblefish based in Walthamstow, NE London.

Beerblefish was launched in August 2015 by …

Episode 73 - Merakai Brewing Co.

September 21st, 2021

52:48

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Emma and Olly from Merakai Brewing Co. based in Uckfield, East Sussex.

Merakai was launched in Autumn 2020 by Emma and Olly, to create opportunities and environments to share and …

Episode 72 - Wild Horse Brew Co.

September 14th, 2021

57:26

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Chris Holyfield from Wild Horse Brewery based in Llandudno, North Wales.

Wild Horse was launched in 2015 by …

Episode 71 - Gabe Cook - The Ciderologist

September 7th, 2021

1:04:26

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Gabe Cook The Ciderologist!

Gabe is on a mission to change the way the World thinks and drink cider.

Gabe …

Episode 70 - Dig Brew Co.

August 31st, 2021

1:03:13

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Oli Webb from Dig Brew Co based in Birmingham.

Oli launched Dig Brew in 2017 to be a young and vibrant showcase of the very best hops, malt and yeast in their finished products.

Episode 69 - State of Kind Brew Co.

August 24th, 2021

50:40

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast John Rawcliffe from State of Kind Brew Co based in Wigan.

John launched State of Kind in the Spring of 2021 with a mission to make some amazing beers, and help some great causes …

Episode 68 - London Craft Beer Festival Live!(-ish)

August 20th, 2021

46:56
Join me as I report Live from London Craft Beer Festival, including updates from Mark at Them That Can, Andrew from Abyss, Luci from Double-Barrelled,

Episode 67 - Alpha Delta Update

August 17th, 2021

44:38
In which some beer was consumed and some was spilled! Ross was great fun, as always! https://www.alphadeltabrewing.com/ https://www.facebook.com/TheDe

Episode 66 - Hop City 2021 Live!(-ish)

August 13th, 2021

40:32

Join Rob and Steve reporting live from Leeds at Hop City 2021; arguably the UK's pre-eminent Craft Beer Festival. 

Featuring interviews with Ross …

Episode 65 - Unity Brewing Co.

August 10th, 2021

57:00

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Jimmy Hatherley from Unity Brewing in Southampton.

Unity was founded in Southampton in Dec 2016. Unity …

Episode 64 - BrewLDN Live!(-ish)

August 6th, 2021

52:37

Join Rob and Steve reporting live from the Printworks in Wapping as they continue the Summer Beer Festival Season, featuring update chats with Jordan from Unbarred, DaveBV from The VirtualPubClub and Gaving from The …

Episode 63 - WarehouseFest Live!(-ish)

August 3rd, 2021

33:43

Beer Festivals are BACK!!!

Join me for an on-location report from Staggeringly Good's WarehouseFest in Portsmouth, including interviews with Joe from Staggeringly Good and Dave from Southsea Brewing.

Episode 62 - Yonder Brewing (Re-)Visited

July 30th, 2021

17:29

This was another visit that I promised to make during a podcast which we actually followed through on! 

Steve and Rob from TWICB made the journey to …

Episode 61 - Exale Brewing Co.

July 27th, 2021

1:01:48

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Mark Hislop  from Exale Brewing in East London.

Exale is a small independently owned brewery based in the …

Episode 60 - Pipeline Brewing Co. (Re-)Visited

July 23rd, 2021

28:55

Long in the planning, Steve and Rob headed down to St Agnes in Cornwall last weekend to spend an amazing evening in the sunshine with Jonny and the Team at Pipeline Brewing Co Taproom.

If you haven't visited this …

Episode 59 - Low Key Barrel Project

July 20th, 2021

55:54

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Drew Harris from both Boutilliers and  Low Key Barrel Project.

Drew is one half of Kent based Boutilliers, along with Rich Bennett, and in Nov 2020 Drew and Rich launched Low Key …

Episode 58 - Three Hills Brewing Co. (Re-)Visited

July 16th, 2021

27:00

When I first interviewed Andy from Three Hills for the Podcast in October 2020, he had just got the keys to their new Bermondsey Beer-Mile Brewery and Taproom. At the time we discussed their grand-opening plans, …

Episode 57 - Full Circle Brew Co. Update

July 13th, 2021

43:26

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Alex and Graeme from Full Circle Brew Co in Newcastle.

It is exactly 12 months to the week since we first …

Episode 56 - Little Earth Project (Re-)Visited

July 9th, 2021

25:43

Little Earth Project are based in a idyllic, peaceful and remote corner of South Suffolk, and they have a campsite and a pub, and a brewery.

When I …

Episode 55 - Mount Saint Bernard Abbey Brewery

July 6th, 2021

42:02

Mount St Bernard Abbey is a Roman Catholic, Trappist monastery near Coalville in Leicestershire, founded in 1835. The abbey was the first permanent …

Episode 54 - Pentrich Brewing Co. (Re-)Visited

July 2nd, 2021

42:44

I first interviewed Joe from Pentrich on the Podcast in Episode 15 in October 2020. At that time we got to talking about how Pentrich had built their reputation by putting "proper" heavily-hopped NEIPAs into keg. I …

Episode 53 - Fierce Beer

June 29th, 2021

1:00:19

Born from a desire of escaping the oil and gas industry, Fierce would become the end result of a chance meeting of co-founders Dave Grant and Dave …

Episode 52 - Tap It - Crop Beer

June 22nd, 2021

1:00:03

Donncha has crammed a wealth of experiences, both good and bad, into his past decade, in and around the Craft Beer Scene. As he moved from Head …

Episode 51 - Pollys Brew Co.

June 15th, 2021

1:06:56

Since launching in early 2018 Pollys have grown and adapted to form a small but tight-knit team of six running the day to day operations of the …

Episode 50 - Squawk Brewing Co

June 8th, 2021

54:55

Squawk was founded in Manchester in 2013. At its heart is a love of beer, the people that drink it and the people that make it.

Since the early days they’ve been brewing progressive, hop-forward beers with traditional …

Episode 49 - Drop Project Brewing

June 1st, 2021

1:02:17

Drop Project was launched in 2019 by Joe, Will and JT, inspired by their love of the outdoors and enjoying nature to the max. Drop Project brew fantastic modern Craft Beers with an Eco conscious mindset, attempting to …

Episode 48 - Top Rope Brewing

May 25th, 2021

1:02:35

Top Rope Brewing began way back in January 2015, when Ben and Neil met at Brewdog Liverpool's homebrew club.  Bonding over a shared interest in beer …

Episode 47 - Vaux Brewery

May 18th, 2021

51:07

VAUX has been a beloved name in Sunderland for almost 200 years. From the earliest incarnation of 'C. Vaux & Sons' in 1837 the brewery was an important part of city life in Sunderland until its sudden closure in …

Episode 46 - O'Brother Brewing

May 11th, 2021

1:06:41

O'Brother was the brainchild of 3 brothers, Barry, Brian and Paddy O'Neil, who in 2014 swapped the 9-5 jobs for beer 24/7, setup the brewery and haven't looked back since!

https://www.obrotherbrewing.com/

Barry …

Episode 45 - Two Tribes Brewing

May 4th, 2021

53:40

Two Tribes was launched in 2016 as an evolution of founder Justin Deighton's previous beer businesses, and are based at the heart of many of the UK's …

Episode 44 - Time and Tide Brewing

April 27th, 2021

59:25

Founded in 2013 and set on the stunning Kent coast, Time and Tide Brewing are fueled by their passion for beer, their sense of fun and unrelenting dedication to making the best beer they possibly can.

Episode 43 - Rivington Brew Co.

April 20th, 2021

1:14:19

Ben and Mick homebrewed for two years before opening commercially in 2014 on the family farm in a stunning rural setting.

Episode 42 - Almasty Brewing

April 13th, 2021

1:08:28

Mark has been a main-stay of the Newcastle Beer Scene for many years, brewing first at Mordue and then at Tyne Bank, before starting Almasty in the sumer of 2014, named after the legendary Siberian Big Foot!

Episode 41 - Chain House Brewing Co.

April 6th, 2021

1:00:13

Ryan started Chain House in September 2017,  with a commitment to provide local beer to local bars, in Preston.

Ryan wholeheartedly recommends the …

Bonus Episode - Taproom Tourism

April 1st, 2021

56:06

This is a conversation with my friend and fellow podcast host Mark Peacock. Mark is based in Chicago and has been publishing his popular Travel …

Episode 40 - Yonder Brewing & Blending

March 30th, 2021

56:27

Stuart and Jasper started Yonder Brewing & Blending in July 2018, with three key tenets, an obsession with mixed fermentation, a focus on locally …

Episode 39 - Brew York

March 23rd, 2021

1:02:52

Brew York was founded in 2015 by Wayne Smith and Lee Grabham, in the beautiful York City Centre with a mission to make beers with personality that …

Episode 38 - Hackney Brewery

March 16th, 2021

1:01:54

Hackney Brewery was founded in 2011 by Peter Hills and Jon Swain, in a couple of Hackney Railway arches.

Towards the end of 2020, they ran a …

Episode 37 - Padstow Brewing Co.

March 9th, 2021

1:04:33

Padstow Brewing Company was setup in 2013 on the rugged North Cornish Coast.

Padstow brew fresh, exciting and fiercely independent beers. They are a true small-batch brewery, with no computers or accountants to run the …

Episode 36 - Crafty Cats Brewing Co.

March 2nd, 2021

55:29

Crafty Cats started life in lockdown No.1 as the brothers bunkered down in the family farmhouse to ride out the pandemic. Having dabbled in home-brewing for some time, they decided to start sharing the fruits of their …

Episode 35 - Bone Machine Brew Co.

February 23rd, 2021

1:00:28

Bone Machine Brew Co. are a fierce craft brewery inspired by a love of stoner rock, cosmo punk, Russian music and an idiosyncratic sense of humour. Underpinning the apparent chaos lies great values of honesty, hard work …

Episode 34 - Solvay Society

February 16th, 2021

55:57

Roman is a Dutchman who was born in Brussels, but he studied for many years in London.

After completing his studies, Roman began brewing part-time in 2014 on a farm near Ilford. Inspired by both the scientific and …

Episode 33 - Attic Brew Co.

February 9th, 2021

59:55

Oli and Sam met at Cardiff Uni where Sam began brewing in his bedroom at their shared house.

After graduating, Sam moved back to Birmingham and began brewing in his attic. Meanwhile Oli almost escaped to the world of …

Episode 32 - UnBarred Brewery

February 2nd, 2021

1:05:31

Jordan began as a home brewer a decade ago. In 2014 he launched Unbarred as a 100l nano brewery in his back garden, and began to win awards.

Jordan …

Episode 31 - FLOC. Brewing

January 26th, 2021

50:12

FLOC Brewing was established in Margate in 2020 to brew hop-forward, delicious beers with the finest ingredients. FLOC beers are liquid sunshine - beer that makes people smile!

https://www.flocbrewing.com/

Ross …

Episode 30 - Docks Beers

January 19th, 2021

56:13

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Shaz and Mike from Docks Beers in Grimsby.

Docks Beers was established in Grimsby in 2018 and was built from the ground-up in a disused Grimsby Mission church.

www.docksbeers.com

Episode 29 - Drop Bear Beer Co.

January 12th, 2021

58:09

Named after the mythical carnivorous version of the cuddly koala, Drop Bear was launched by Joelle and Sarah in 2019 with a clear mission - brew …

Episode 28 - Staggeringly Good Brewery

January 5th, 2021

1:15:54

For Joe and his friends, Jon and Russ, it all got a little out of control in 2015, when they first uttered the sentence ‘Hey! Shall we get together …

Episode 27 - Brewers Association

December 22nd, 2020

48:36

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast, Lotte Peplow - The American Craft Beer Ambassador for Europe for the Brewers Association.

The Brewers Association is an American not-for-profit Trade Association, who can take …

Episode 26 - Little Earth Project

December 15th, 2020

48:22

Tom grew up helping out his father in the family cidery, before launching his first brewery Mill Green in 2008, focused on producing cask ale with American hops.

In 2016, driven by a love of sour beers, he pivoted to …

Episode 25 - Vault City Brewing

December 8th, 2020

1:14:58

Vault City was launched in 2018 by Founders Steve and Johnnie in Edinburgh, who started out homebrewing on the kitchen stove, before evolving to …

Episode 24 - Pillars Brewery

December 4th, 2020

54:32

Pillars Founders Gavin and Omar started out homebrewing in a garden shed, before launching Pillars Brewery in Walthamstow in 2016, as London's first specialist Craft Lager Brewery.

https://www.pillarsbrewery.com/

Gavin …

Episode 23 - PLAY BREW CO

December 1st, 2020

49:23

Phil started out homebrewing in the basement of his hairdressing salon in Leeds, before launching Play Brew in 2017, initially as a Contract …

Cross-Post - Daftaboutcraft Episode 6 - Featuring This Week in Craft Beer and Omnipollo

November 30th, 2020

52:09

Daftaboutcraft is a monthly (soon to be 3-weekly) exploration of the wonderful and creative world of craft beer. Hosted by two guys called Dave, who …

Episode 22 - Heist Brew Co.

November 24th, 2020

56:22

Heist was launched by Dan and Adam in 2017, initially as cuckoo brewers, before opening their own facility in the mining village of Clowne in Derbyshire in 2018. In early 2020 the brewery relocated to the Neepsend …

Episode 21 - Little Monster Brewing

November 17th, 2020

1:03:25

Having honed his craft at Gipsy Hill, Fourpure and Arundel Brewery, Brenden launched Little Monster in Jan 2018 initially as a gypsy brewery.

Episode 20 - The Beak Brewery

November 10th, 2020

57:03

The Beak was launched in 2014 initially as a nomadic project by award winning food and drink journalist Danny Tapper. Danny perfected recipes on his one-barrel kit in the Yorkshire Dales, before cuckoo brewing at the …

Episode 19 - Carnival Brewing

November 3rd, 2020

58:41

Carnival Brewing was formed in 2018 by Dom Hope-Smith and Ade Burke inspired by a chance introduction at a local charity Carnival. Sharing their passions for music, family and beer, ideas grew and the beers started …

Episode 18 - Weird Beard Brewing

October 27th, 2020

56:34

Established in 2013, Weird Beard don't believe in being stereotyped. They love upfront, in your face, hop-focused craft beers, along with classic styles.

Their varied range of core beers are supplemented with a large …

Episode 17 - Southsea Brewing

October 20th, 2020

1:00:55

Established in 2014, Southsea, are a small brewery producing modern beers set up within the walls of the iconic Southsea Castle just outside Portsmouth on the South English Coast.

https://southseabrewing.co.uk/

Dave …

Episode 16 - All Day Brewing

October 13th, 2020

54:04

All Day is a Farmhouse Brewery in a 500 year-old barn on a working farm, which includes a 20-acre organic orchard and a hop yard. They specialise in …

Episode 15 - Pentrich Brewing

October 6th, 2020

57:56

I am delighted to welcome to the podcast Joe from Pentrich Brewing, based in the Derbyshire village of Pentrich, just outside the Peak District.

Joe and his friend Ryan established Pentrich in 2016 with the goal of …

Episode 14 - Three Hills Brewing

September 29th, 2020

53:46

Andrew spent seven years brewing in China including some time as the head brewer at a Drei Kronen Bavarian brauhaus in Shanghai, prior to launching Three Hills on his birthday in 2016.

Three Hills Brewing is named after …

Episode 13 - Wander Beyond Brewing

September 22nd, 2020

59:10

Based in Central Manchester, Wander Beyond Brewing launched back in December 2017, as a small team with an ambition to make beers bursting with flavour. Inspired by the outdoors and their love for adventure, Wander …

Episode 12 - Abyss Brewing

September 15th, 2020

58:42

Andrew has owned the Pelham Arms Pub in Lewes since 2008. In 2016 Andy stepped up his homebrewing in the cellar of the Pelham Arms (affectionately …

Episode 11 - London Beer Factory

September 8th, 2020

56:43

The London Beer Factory is an open exploration of beer, modern and independent, never still, always innovating. Globally inspired, locally minded.

Episode 10 - Pipeline Brewing Co

September 1st, 2020

57:14

Opened in the summer of 2018, Pipeline Brewing Co. crafts small batches of vibrant, hoppy, juicy beers using fresh ingredients and Cornish water. 

They create craft beers that showcase the best of New World hops.

Episode 9 - Piglove Brewing

August 25th, 2020

55:15

Piglove can trace it's roots back to 2016 when two guys from Venezuela, met by chance in Leeds, and discovered a mutual admiration for Craft Beer.

Piglove is the English translation of a Venezuelan expression "cochino …

Episode 8 - Neptune Brewery

August 18th, 2020

1:02:48

Neptune was founded in April 2015, focused on the principle of brewing quality, consistent beer for all to enjoy.

That same year Julie O'Grady also …

Episode 7 - Duration Brewery

August 11th, 2020

1:01:48

Duration Brewery has been created with a considered purpose rarely seen in an Industry that often seems to be in a desperate hurry.

Bates and Miranda …

Episode 6 - S43 Brewery

August 4th, 2020

1:00:33

S43 were founded just outside Durham in 2012, and proceeded to build a strong reputation for cask beer in the North East. At the end of 2018, they hired Texan Alex Rattray to launch the Craft Beer arm of the business. …

Episode 5 - Full Circle Brew Co

July 28th, 2020

1:01:19

Full Circle Brew Co is the latest in a long-line of successful family businesses in the drinks and hospitality sector.

Very few Craft Breweries in …

Episode 4 - Double-Barrelled Brewery

July 21st, 2020

54:31

Join me for a great chat with Mike and Luci, Co-Founders of Double-Barrelled Brewery in Reading.

Listen-in to discover how attention to detail drives everything that they do, from the quality of the beer to the …

Episode 3 - Mondo Brewing

July 15th, 2020

59:28

Mondo Brewing co-founder Tom Palmer grew up in the shadow of Big Beer in St Louis, USA, but it took his immersion in the fascinating, illegal underworld of the Tokyo home-brew scene to convince him that brewing was his …

Episode 2 - Phantom Brewing

July 13th, 2020

1:16:56

Join me for an in-depth chat with Dom and Dane, co-founders of Phantom Brewing in Reading. Get the background that led to the epic Leap-Day party …

Episode 1 - Alpha Delta Brewing

July 6th, 2020

59:59

We go deep with Ross Holland, Mr Alpha Delta, to discover the origins of arguably the hottest property in UK Independent Craft Brewing. 

Listen-in to …

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