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Hopinions 142 “The Epiphany Throne”

This week Martin & Steve are on Belgiany journey as we look back at the surprise Sierra Nevada show, reveal the SummerSesh line up and answer some listeners questions

Beers | Duvel ‘6.66’, Huyghe Brewery ‘Delirium’, Brouwerij Van Steenberge ‘Gulden Draak Imperial Stout’ and Six Degrees North ‘Hop Classic’ & ‘Flanders Black’

Hopinions | All about your questions this week…

Links | Sierra Nevada Cascade Club | Eoghan Walsh Duvel article |

Crowd Funding | Affinity | Black Heart | North Brew | Poechenellekelder | Skinners | Solvay


Many thanks to Tash from R&R Teamworks for sending us Duvel to try on the show. Although this was gifted to us this didn’t influence our thoughts.

Hopinions 120 “High and Dry”

This week Martin & Steve are joined by ‘The Beer Wrangler’ Jonny Tyson as we chat about Jonny’s beer journey and the reopening of pubs in the UK

Beers | Brasserie d’Achouffe ‘La Chouffe Blond’, Bières de Chimay ‘Chimay Blue (Grand Réserve) (2020)’, Abbaye de Leffe ‘Leffe Blonde’ and Abbaye Notre-Dame de Saint-Rémy ‘Trappistes Rochefort 8’

Hopinions | Do you consider AF beers to be ok to drink during ‘dry periods’ or is that still ‘beer’ in your mind?

The Beer Wrangler | Twitter | Podcast | Website

Hopinions 48 “Crowd Funding”

This week we’re joined by Jonny from Cave Direct to talk us through a beginners guide to loving Belgian beer. We also chat about crowd funding in the modern beer scene and Cantillon’s recent announcement.

Beers | Elusive Brewing ‘Plan B’, Brasserie de la Senne ‘Taras Boulba’, Unity Brewing ‘Coalescence Saison’, Brasserie Dupont ‘Saison Dupont’, Brew By Numbers ’14|04′, Brouwerij der Trappisten van Westmalle ‘Westmalle Trappist Tripel’, Lost & Grounded ‘No Rest For Dancers’, De Halve Maan ‘Brugse Zot Dubbel’ & Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers ‘Arabier’

Hopinions | Crowdfunding in beer?

Links | Pete McKerry’s view on crowd funding | The Beer Podcast Ep 04 | Invest in Beer Merchants here

Drink Along | Thanks to Beer Merchants for giving us the beer for this weeks show, which you can buy from their site here to drink along with us. Use ‘BOS2017’ for an extra 10% off at checkout.


We’re really grateful to Brewdog Shoreditch for helping us out with the space for recording this weeks show. Next time you’re in the area, make sure to pop in for a beer.

Flavour of the Month 09 – Stille Nacht

file_000-1Our latest Flavour of the Month with Little Leeds Beer house is a Christmas Special!

Steve is joined by Hopinions host Martin as we try ‘Stille Nacht’ from De Dolle Brouwers. Not just one bottle, but we’re lucky enough to try the 2016 and 2015 versions.

We’d be keen to hear your thoughts and what beer’s you’ll be drinking this Christmas.

Merry Christmas folks!


This show is supported by Richard & Bryony from the Little Leeds Beer House. They’re great folk and they give us this beer for free, but that doesn’t affect our opinions the shop or the beer. If you’re ever in Leeds make sure to pop in, say hi and enjoy a beer in the wonderful surroundings of the Corn Exchange. Extended Christmas opening hours from 1 December – Wednesday until 8pm, Thursday until 9pm & Friday until 8pm.



Episode 146 – Saison Dupont

PopAGraphPhoto (1)It’s the last beer on our journey of Belgian discovery and we take on the classic Saison Dupont with first time guest Matt Chinnery, AKA the Half Pint Gent.

We also have a review of the season fuelled by this week’s #hoptopic and the final #prizelessprize of the season is awarded.

We’d like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your continued support during season 9. Cheers folks.

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Episode 142 – Wake Up Juice

wake up juiceContinuing our Belgian theme but from the heart of England, this week we feature ‘Wake Up Juice’ and Belgian Tripel from Twisted Barrel Ale in Coventry. There’s also an interview with Ritchie Boswell and Carl Marshall from Twisted Barrel.

The’s a ton of news including the most anticipated beer release of the year, another #hoptopic and we award yet another #prizelessprize

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Episode 138 – Achel 8 Bruin

image12This week we head back to Belgium to sample an Authentic Trappist Product in the ‘Achel 8 Bruin’ from possibly the brewery with the longest name ever, Brouwerij der Sint-Benedictusabdij de Achelse Kluis.

There’s news, more discussion in #HopTopic and another fantasic #prizelessprize for you to feast your eyes on.

All this plus an interview with Conor Farrell from Steve’s recent trip to the Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fair in Dublin.

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Episode 136 – Gauloise Ambrée

image1This week we head back to Belgium to tackle Brasserie du Bocq’s ‘Gauloise Ambrée’.

There’s a bumper edition of the news featuring new beers, new twitter events, new podcasts and some stuff about the actual beer industry.

We’ve another twitter-busting #hoptopic for you to get involved in and an old friend smashes this week’s #prizelessprize.

All this, plus an interview with the supporters of our newest spin off series ‘Flavour of the Month’, Little Leeds Beer House.

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Episode 134 – Viven Imperial

FullSizeRenderWe’re back for another season of beer fueled fun! Season 9 is here and we’re finally taking on the Belgians with thanks to Beautiful Beers in Bury St Edmunds.

First up is Brouwerij van Viven’s ‘Imperial IPA’…

Also on this week’s show, there’s a recap of the biggest news stories from the last month, the #prizelessprize returns and we talk about the most important thing about bar choice in #HopTopic.

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Revisited 03 – Duvel Double


We delve into our back catalogue again and pull out the first beer that we ever reviewed with a guest, the classic Duvel.

And if that wasn’t enough, we also throw in a review of this year’s Duvel Tripel Hop for good measure.

It’s Beer O’clock. Revisited.

Click here to listen back to the original review in episode 28

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