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Hopinions 76 “Review of 2018”

Image courtesy of @gingerdaniels13

In our final show on 2018 we look back over the big beery highlights of the year and award our (very condensed) Golden Pints. We give gongs to the podcast of the year, beery adventure of the year, brewery and beer of the year.

Beers | Fuller’s Vintage Ale 2017, Marble/Fuller’s Gale’s Prize Old Ale (Barbera, Bourbon, Maderia & Pinot Noir Barrel-Aged versions)

Hopinions | Beery highlights of 2018

Link | Gale’s Prize Old Ales

The Tasting Room

Welcome to The Tasting Room. For this Hopinions #Tryanuary special, we’re joined by Justin Mason as we work our way through a number of beers that are new to us all.

Beers | Boundary/Honest Brew ‘Of the Hills’, Downstream ‘Hybrid IPL’, Cheshire Brewhouse ‘Lupy as a Toucan’, ‘Govinda (Chevallier Edition)’, ‘Govinda (Organic Plumage Archer Edition)’, ‘Conger Tun Ale’ and Fyne Ales/De Molen ‘Cold Brew Mills & Hills’

Links | Irish Beer Report Episode 5 | Downstream Information | Govinda | Hopinions 27 (ft original Fyne Ales Mills & Hills)

 

Many thanks to the folks from Honest Brew, Ireland Craft Beers, Cheshire Brewhouse and Fyne Ales for sending us these beers to try for free, this didn’t influence our thoughts on the beers. Thanks also to Liquorice in Shenfield for letting us use their tasting room to record this week.

Hopinions 26 “Geekery”

It’s our season finale… Martin recaps a recent trip to Coventry and Steve gets a bit angry about Brewdog. Again.

We also get our geek on and spend a LOT of time talking about Marvel & DC’s cinematic/television universes

Beer | Deya ‘Steady Rolling Man’, Burning Soul ‘Oct IPA’ & Adnams ‘Both Barrels’

Hopinions | Geekery – Is yours just limited to beer?

Prizeless Prize | A first time winner for the last big box of nothing of the season, congrats to The Ale Lady

Blogs | Good Beer Hunting looking at the Yeastie Boys contract brewing issuesMidlands Beer Blog original post about The Wolf in Birmingham & Martin’s thoughts on his trip to Coventry

Episode 143 – Manchester Beer Week

PopAGraphPhotoThis week it’s all about Manchester as we having the driving force behind the Manchester Beer Week with us on the show to review two beers from the event’s headline sponsor, J.W. Lees ‘MPA’ and ‘Evening Star’

As always there’s a ton of news, another #hoptopic and we award one more #prizelessprize

It’s Beer O’clock!

 

Read Matt Curtis’ blog on ‘Liquid Culture’ here

Episode 113 – Homebrew Special #5

 

It’s the highlight of the season, the homebrew special!

This time round we’re joined by what we believe to be Britain’s smallest pico-brewer Oli Watts from Watts & Co Brewing, Ben Vickers and Rich Caller who share with us their bitter, salted pineapple wit, and merlot old ale homebrewed, yes homebrewed beers!

We chat labeling in Hop Topic and there’s a first time winner in the #prizelessprize

It’s Beer O’clock!

Details on the homebrew festival that Ben mentions are available here

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