Many thanks to Ant from Vocation for sending over a selection of cans for us to try. This didn’t influence our thoughts on the beer. Thanks also to Liquorice in Shenfield for letting us use their tasting room to record this week
Many thanks to Andy, Sheena & Richard from the Victoria Inn for hosting the podcast and providing the beers that we enjoyed while recording for free. This didn’t impact on our thoughts on the friendly atmosphere and great beers on offer at the pub. If you’ve any questions for Andy, take up his offer in the show and email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
We’re back for season 4 and celebrating our first Hopinions birthday with some friends from Essex. This week we’re joined by Justin Mason & Matt Chinnery as we raid Justin’s cellar and drink some big beers.
Beers | Sierra Nevada ‘Bigfoot’ (2013), JW Lees ‘Harvest Ale’ (2010), The Kernel ‘IPA Stella’ (2012), Magic Rock ‘Bourbon Barrel Bearded Lady’ (2013) & Thomas Hardy’s ‘Old Ale’ (2007)
For our 2017 Summer Special, Steve visited Fuller’s Brewery and spent the morning with Head Brewer, Georgina Young.
In this special episode, George shares here brewing journey with us, some background to Fullers and we get to sample ‘Oliver’s Island’, ‘Seafarers’, ‘London Pride’, ‘London Pride Unfiltered’ and ‘India Pale Ale’.
This visit was arranged through the Fuller’s PR team and neither the tour or the beers cost us anything. This didn’t change our views on anything and we are grateful for the hospitality shown to us by both the PR team and George.
This time we join Indiana Jones on his first adventure as he travels around the world fighting Nazis and saving the world (and the girl). This time we chose a lottery system for the beers, but once again, feel free to enjoy them in whatever way you want as you cheer Indy on to victory.
Here’s what Beer Merchants said about why they chose these beers…
Hacker-Pschorr ‘Munchner Kellerbier’ | very German
Red Hook ‘IPA’ | Old school American
Flying Dog ‘Snake Dog IPA’ | SNAKES
Kona ‘Fire Rock’ | coz the Staff of Ra was hot
Kees ‘Barrel Project #9’ | Archived away like the ark at the end of the film
Siren ‘Liquid Mistress’ | Because Marion is epic at drinking. And kinda hot.
Lervig ‘Hazy Days’ | Just an amazing film beer
Vibrant Forest ‘Kaleidoscope’ | Amazing new British beer
We were sent this box for free by Beer Merchants but this hasn’t influenced our thoughts on any of the beers or on just how great Raiders of the Lost Ark is.