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Hopinions 136 “Review of 2020”

This week Martin & Steve are enjoying the annual extravaganza that is the end of year review show. We’re looking back at the beers, breweries and events that have rocked our beery worlds this year

Beers | Elusive Brewing ‘Oregon Trail’, Camden Town Brewery ‘Beer 2020’, Fuller’s ‘Vintage Ale 2019’ and Signature Brew ‘Anthology 2020’

Hopinions | What rocked your beery worlds?

 

We’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of our listeners for still getting involved with what we do and for your ongoing support. Without you we are nothing. Stay safe folks and here’s to 2021!

Many thanks to Signature Brew for sending us beer to try on the show. Although this was gifted to us this didn’t influence our thoughts.

Hopinions 132 “Pints Are Achievable”

This week Martin & Steve are joined by Russ Clarke, co-founder of Amity Brew Co to discuss starting a brewery in a pandemic, cuckoo brewing and bre pubs

Beers | Amity Brew Co ‘Zest’, ‘Waterpistol’ and ‘Bessy’

Hopinions | Have you tried homebrewing? | If a beer is cuckoo or contract brewed are you…?

Links | Cuckoo, Gypsy and Contract Evils and Goods

Amity Brew Co | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Website

 

Many thanks to Russ from Amity for sending us some beers to try on the show. Although these were gifted to us this didn’t influence our thoughts. 

 

Hopinions 109 “Corkage”

This week Martin and Steve are discussing what corkage means and the different ways in which we view it

Beers | Utopian Brewing ‘British Pilsner’, ‘Unfiltered British Lager’, ‘British Lager’ and ‘Dark Lager’

Hopinions | Are you happy to pay corkage on beers to drink in bars/bottle shops?

Fantasy Pub Crawl | Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3

 

Many thanks to Utopian Brewing for sending us these beers to try on the show. Although they were gifted to us this didn’t influence our thoughts. 

Hopinions 104 “Fantasy Pints”

This week Martin and Steve dicuss the current state of the world, outrageous Portman rulings and talk about which living people we’d like to buy a pint.

Beers | Adamns / Camden Town ‘Camden On Sea’, Beavertown ‘One Of Own Own’, Yeastie Boys ‘Cosmic Liquid Kiss’ and Camden Town ‘Beer 2019’

Hopinions |  Which 5 living folk you’ve never met would you like to buy a beer for?

Links | Symmetry Brewing

 

Many thanks to Fergus at Adnams the couple of cans of Camden On Sea, Beavertown for the One of Our Own (and others) and Alastair from The Yeastie Boys Cosmic Liquid Kiss (and others). Although these beers were gifted to us this didn’t influence our thoughts. 

Hopinions Tryanuary Special | The Howling Hops Journey

In a slightly different show to usual, Martin and Steve recreate the journey of Howling Hops Brewery from their humble beginnings in the Southampton Arms, to their first brews in The Cock Tavern to their Tank Bar in Hackney Wick. Guiding us on this journey is Chris Hall from Howling Hops.

Beers | Howling Hops ‘Pale XX’, ‘Tropical Deluxe’, ‘New Old London’, ‘Howling Pils’, ‘Winter Hefeweizen’ and ‘Well Shot’

Hopinions | Where do you feel the most comfortable having a beer on your own | Should brewery taprooms serve

Chris Hall’s | Writing can be found here

 

Many thanks to Chris and Howling Hops for the beers that we enjoyed on this journey, this didn’t influence our thoughts.

Hopinions 99 “Review of 2019”

It’s the end of the year decade and we’re taking a look back at our beery highlights from 2019

Beers | Uncruliar Brews ‘Rhubarbley Wine’, Mad Hatter ‘Salted Caramel Quadrupel’, Camden ‘Beer 2019’, Thornbridge ‘Saint Petersburg’, Porterhouse ‘Devil’s Half Acre’ & ‘Celebration Stout’ and Fuller’s ‘Imperial IPA’

Hopinions | 2019 Beery Highlights

Links | Beers Without Frontiers podcast | Pub Chef Passion

 

Many thanks to Sean, Rob and the folks at Thornbridge & Porterhhouse for the beers, this didn’t influence our thoughts.

Hopinions 94 “Premium”

This week we take a trip to the Essex coast and visit Leigh-on-Sea Brewery

Beers | Leigh-on-Sea Brewery ‘Legra’, ‘Brhubarb’, ‘Bohemian Pilsner’, ‘Crowstone’, ‘SS9’ & ‘Barrel Aged SS9’

Hopinions | Can cask beer be ‘premiumised’?

Links | Mark Johnson’s post | Leigh-on-Sea Brewery info

 

Many thanks to Ian for inviting us down to the brewery and for providing the beers for us all evening free, this didn’t influence our thoughts.

 

Hopinions 62 “Are We Coping?”

This week we’re in Deptford, in the Hop Stuff Brewery’s Taproom talking to owner James Yeomans about mental health in the workplace. We also got to sample a few of Hop Stuff’s beers and enjoyed a cracking pizza.

Beers | Hop Stuff ‘Pilsner’, ‘Renegade’, ‘Freudian Slip’ & ‘Woody Barrelson’

Hopinions | Should the drinks industry do more to support the mental health & wellbeing of its workers?

Perkbox | Full report can be found here

Episodes | Previous interviews with Hop Stuff can be found on episode 45 & episode 54 of the Beer O’clock Show

 

Many thanks to James from Hop Stuff for giving up his time to chat to us. The beers & pizza that we tried were on James but this didn’t influence our thoughts.

Hopinions 60 “Rewind”

After a recording break, we’re back with a mighty show covering all of the big news stories, four (count em) polls and some beers from Signature Brew.

Beers | Signature Brew ‘Studio Pilsner’, ‘Roadie’, ‘Backstage IPA’, ‘Nightliner’, ‘Treble’ and ‘Anthology’

Hopinions | Should breweries/pubs push St George’s Day like they do St Patrick’s Day?With beer festival season well underway what’s your thoughts on children at beer festivals?Are supermarkets letting things slip in relation to how they look after beer?When you see DIPA what’s your current expectation?

 

Many thanks to the folks from Signature Brew for sending us these beers for free, this didn’t influence our thoughts on the beer. 

Hopinions 57 “Ones To Watch”

This week we’ve teamed up with Beerbods to bring you the ‘Ones to Watch 2018’ box. However, 12 beers in one night is too much for even us to get through so we drafted in some help from Justin Mason & Matt Chinnery to help us get through the box.

Beers | Velvet Owl Brewing Co ‘Old Sport’, 71 Brewing ‘Rhuby Weiss’, Burnt Mill ‘Pintle Pale Ale’, Good Things Brewing Co ‘Hazy Pale’, Tap Social Movement ‘Grebe’s Procession’, Northern Whisper ‘Yammerhouse’, Boat Lane Brewery ‘Phantom Falls’, The Kiln Brewery ‘Breakout’, Lithic Brewery ‘Pilsner’, Unbarred ‘IPA’, West By Three ‘Grisette’ & Ampersand ‘Middle Road’

Hopinions | Do you have a beer subscription?

 

Many thanks to the folks at Beerbods for sending us this box 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.

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