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MBW17 Manchester Beer Week

In the final Manchester Beer Week special, Steve is chatting to Connor & Jai, the masterminds behind the week.

Find out what they thought of the week and how their plans are shaping up for 2018.

MBW17 Summer Beer Thing

In the second Manchester Beer Week bonus episode, Steve chats to Becky from The Pilcrow Pub about the Summer Beer Thing festival.

MBW17 Galway Bay

In the first of three Manchester Beer Week specials, Steve talks to Will Avery from Galway Bay and Will France from Vertical Drinks.

We chat about the brewery, plans for the future and the introduction of Galway Bay beers to the UK market.

Hopinions 14 “Trilogies”

file_000099It’s the final part of our Golden Pints 2016 Trilogy and in this mammoth episode we look at Best UK Brewery, Best Overseas Brewery, Best New Brewery of 2016, Best Pub/Bar/Taproom, Independent Retailer of the Year, Online Retailer of the Year and Beer Festival of the Year.

Beer | Fullers Past Masters 1910 Double Stout & Vintage Ale 2015

Hopinions | Can you name your brewery of 2016 & Can you name your favourite pub/bar and/or taproom of 2016?

Blogs | Matt Chinnery’s Beery Advent & the Irish Beer Snobs #BeeryChats

Prizeless Prize | Congrats to our podcasting pals Beernomincon for a first time win of the big box of nothing

Coming Soon | #12BeersofXmas – everything you need to know about getting involved

Interview | Dave Stone from Wylam Brewery

We’ll be back in 2017 with more #Hopinions, thanks to all of our listeners for your continued support and engagement throughout 2016.

Hopinions 11 “Craft”

file_000In an episode that closes our current story arc, we discuss whether there really needs to be a definition for craft beer in the UK.

Beers | Nobby’s Brewery Best Bitter & American Pale Ale

Hopinions | Does craft beer really need a definition?

Blogs | Mark Johnson, Pete McKerry and Sarah Finney

Link | Relief from Alcohol Products Tax for beer produced in qualifying microbreweries

Prizeless Prize | Sparkrite is back on form to claim his second big box of nothing in recent weeks

Interview | We chat to Spencer & Richard from Hofmeister

Hopinions 09 “Goose Island” (Part II)

file_001In the second part of our Goose Island special, we continue to chat with Josh & Jonny about some of their special releases.

Beer | Halia & Bourbon County Brand Stout (2015)

Hopinions | Does big beer ownership impact on your buying decisions & Is selling up the same as selling out?

Blog | The Moral High Ground: Shades of grey by Justin Mason, Opinions on Hopinions by Ruth Mitchell, Chasing The Goose by Matt Chinnery, So Here We Are by Rachel Smith and Back to the Future by Peter McKerry

 

Many thanks to Thom for making these shows happen. We worked with Goose Island to produce these podcasts and the beers that we had were given to us for free. We don’t believe that this has influenced our thoughts on the beers or questions for Goose Island.

Hopinions 08 “Goose Island” (Part I)

file_000In the first part of 2 very special episodes, we sit down with Josh & Jonny from Goose Island to discuss beer, ownership and history.

Beer | Goose Island 312, IPA & Brewery Yard

Hopinions | Is big beer ownership of smaller brands a good thing for the industry?

Blog | The Moral High Ground: Shades of grey by Justin Mason

 

Many thanks to Thom for making these shows happen. We worked with Goose Island to produce these podcasts and the beers that we had were given to us for free. We don’t believe that this has influenced our thoughts on the beers or questions for Goose Island.

Hopinions 07 “Cask Beer”

ahThis week we take Hopinions into the field as we’re in the store room at The Alehouse in Chelmsford, chatting to the former landlord Alex about cask beer.

Hopinions | Tell us your thoughts on cask beer using #Hopinions on Twitter

Prizeless Prize | Back in the game, Sparkyrite returns to claim the big box of nothing

Hopinions 05 “Indy Man”

file_000This week it’s all about the Independent Manchester Beer Convention, or Indy Man as it’s know to most of us.

Beers | Brewdog ‘Born To Die 04.11.16’

Hopinions | How was your Indy Man?

Prizeless Prize | Congrats to first time winner Mrs Beer Snob #McKerryBomb

Interview | Steve chats to Jonny Heyes from Indy Man about the event

Hopinions 04 “Are You Being Served?”

file_000This week we’re chatting about supermarkets and the role that they are playing in (craft) beer.

Beers | Odyessy Brew Co ‘Ego Wars No 2’ and ‘Double Zombie Blood’

Hopinions | With the advent of craft beer sections in supermarkets are new drinkers being duped by cheap/macro impersonators?

Blogs | A Female View, The Telegraph & Seeing The Lizards

Prizeless Prize | Congrats to Hopzine Rob on claiming his first ever great big box of nothing

Interview | Martin talks to Duncan Sambrook about the development and role that Sambrook’s have played on the brewing scene in London

 

You can check out Steve’s appearance on the Irish Beer Snob’s ‘BeeryChats’ here and also a blog about the visit to Sambrook’s from last week’s guest Matt Chinnery

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