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Hopinions 183 “Nothing’s Ever Finished”

This week Martin & Steve reach another milestone with the 400th podcast produced by the Beer O’clock. We’re joined by Russ Clarke from Amity Brew Co to talk through how the brewery is progressing and we look back at Russ’ recent big American beery adventure

Beers | Amity Brew Co ‘Waterpistol’ & ‘Evolving IPA’, Allagash ‘Swiftly’ and Sierra Nevada ‘Powder Day’

Thank you | Twitter moment of all of the wonderful comments we’ve received from our listeners

Undisputed Era | Pre order the mixed 12 pack or single / 6 / 12 / 24 cans

 

Many thanks to Russ and Amity for gifting these beers to us. This didn’t influence our thoughts on just how great the beers are.

Hopinions 179 “Eastern Edge”

Image courtesy of Adnams

In this special release, Martin & Steve tell the story of Eastern Edge, the transatlantic pale ale from Adnams and Sierra Nevada

We talk to Adnams Director of Operations Fergus Fitzgerald and Head Brewer Dan Gooderham and  Sierra Nevada Innovation Brewmaster Scott Jennings and Beer Ambassador Steve Grossman

Beer | Adnams ‘Eastern Edge’

 

Our trips to Southwold and accommodation, food and drink was kindly covered by Adnams. This didn’t influence any of our thoughts or views on the Eastern Edge or just how beautiful Southwold can be

Hopinions 169 “Review of 2021”

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 | Sierra Nevada ‘Celebration’ (2021), Simple Things Fermentations ‘Big Ideas 20 Wheat Wine’, Fuller’s ‘Vintage Ale’ (2020) and Thornbridge ‘Pardus Chocolate Orange Stout’

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 2022!

Many thanks Phil at Simple Things Fermentations for sending us beer to try on the show. Although this was gifted to us this didn’t influence our thoughts.

Hopinions 141 “The Story of Sierra Nevada in Four Beers”

In this special release, Martin & Steve are chatting with Ken Grossman, founder and owner of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co

We talk to Ken about the iconic Pale Ale, his brewing journey, building breweries and what the future holds for Sierra Nevada

Beers | Sierra Nevada ‘Pale Ale’, ‘Stout’, ‘Torpedo’ & ‘Fantastic Haze’

Find out more about Sierra Nevada here

 

Outro track ‘Hey Soul Sister’ produced by George Bentall & Annalesse Giles

Hopinions 122 “Classic”

This week Martin & Steve celebrate the 8th Anniversary of the Beer O’clock Show with a very special Guest Drinker

Beers | Sierra Nevada ‘Pale Ale’, Lagunitas ‘IPA’, Wychwood ‘Hobgoblin’ & McEwans ‘Champion’

Hopinions | Do you ever revisit what you consider to be ‘the classics’ & what are they?

Links | Roger Protz on the Mawson Arms | Classics Timeline

Hopinions 40 “Cellaring”

Picture courtesy of Matt Chinnery

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)

Hopinions | Do you buy beers with the intention of cellaring/ageing them?

GBBF Blog Links | Martin | Boak & Bailey | Pete Brown

Other Links | Our Facebook beers of August | Beer by Beer launches | Temper Tantrum homebrew competition

Want a t-shirt? | Get our latest Hopinions design here

 

Many thanks to Liquorice in Shenfield for letting us use their tasting room to record this week

Revisited 08 – Sierra Nevada Double

 

To finish our Revisited series, we go back to the first American beer we ever tasted and the one which we feel gave us our ‘beery revelation’, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale.

If that wasn’t enough, we also take on the pale’s bigger and badder brother, Torpedo IPA to see this series off in style.

It’s Beer O’clock. Revisited.

Click here to listen back to the original review of the Pale Ale in episode 18

Golden Pints 2013

Golden Pints LogoThis is my first time with the Golden Pints – I thought it would be quite easy but when you start thinking, and I mean REALLY thinking about each of the categories, it becomes quite tough and a real challenge. So after much thought and deliberation  and more than one or two checks of Untappd, here are my entries for the Golden Pints 2013…

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Episode 48 – Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Ale

This week we paddle across the pond (and across land a bit) to the Sierra Nevada mountains in California for a barley wine style ale as another feature of this season’s US Beer Adventure. It’s a Bigfoot Ale from Sierra Nevada.

We’re joined this week by Mark Kelly from the Beer Boutique in South London for some light-hearted, beer-related chatter.

It’s Beer O’Clock!

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