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Beernomicon XLI – Interview with Frank & Elias of Mikkeller Webshop

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In our 41st podcast, on a recent trip to Copenhagen we visited Mikkeller HQ to talk to the guys behind the Mikkeller Webshop, Frank and Elias.

Frank and Elias run the webshop arm of the worldwide known brewery Mikkeller. They are also the driving force behind the Mikkeller Beer Club, a monthly beer subscription that we have featured in past podcasts.

We sat down with them and talked about beer distribution, shipping beer worldwide, the complexities of running a monthly beer club, adding a personal touch to the webshop and plenty more.

They tell us about how they get those rarer beers, the changing styles and tastes of the past 4 years, and they give their opinions on beer trading.

shop.mikkeller.dk/

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Note: Unfortunately Tom was ill on the day of recording so Tom’s brother Max and our friend Dave stepped in.

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Beernomicon XL – Interview with Torrside Brewing

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In our 40th podcast, we talk to Peter, Nick and Chris from Torrside Brewing.

Starting out as avid homebrewers they have quickly grown to a much loved Northern brewery. They discuss their beginnings as homebrewers, how they have grown from there and how that has shaped the brewery.

We also find out about the move into the former boat house repair warehouse they currently brew in, why they love barley wine and smoked beers, why a core range isn’t necessarily for them and plenty more.

torrside.co.uk
twitter.com/Torrside

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Beernomicon XXXIX – Interview with Tom from Little Earth Project

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In our 39th podcast, we talk to Tom from Little Earth Project, a brewery based in Suffolk that specialises in ‘historic, farmhouse and sour beers’.

We find out from Tom how the brewery came about, why he chose to take the brewery down the route he has, his brewing process, how cider has played a big part and loads more.

Sustainability is a big thing for Tom so we discuss how he has incorporated that into the brewery, as well as telling us about the hops and barley he grows himself.

Being a mixed culture fermentation brewery Tom gives us an insight into the barrel ageing process he undergoes with most of his beer, what can go right and wrong with these techniques and what he has planned for the future.

www.littleearthproject.com/
twitter.com/LittleEarthBeer

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Beernomicon XXXVIII – Beer & Food Pairing at GRUB

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In our 38th podcast, we spend an evening at GRUB, a weekly street food event in Manchester, drinking and eating whilst discussing beer and food pairings.

We talk about our preferred combinations, what does and doesnt work, if pairings really matter and plenty more. People enjoying their evening join us to to talk about what they are enjoying at GRUB and what they pair with their drinks.

Jules and Bailey, the people behind GRUB, also talk to us about how it all got started. They give us an insight in the philosophies behind what they do and give us a rundown of what to expect from GRUB in the future.

Nick aka Emperor GRUB, the man behind the beer, tells us about how he goes about choosing the beer on offer, bridging the gap between ‘craft beer geek’ & lager-drinker, his favourite beer and food pairing and plenty more.

Al, Robyn and Jay from Cloudwater Brew Co. gave us a bit of their time to chat about what they eat on a brewday and the best pub snacks.

Thanks to GRUB for inviting us down to record.
www.grubmcr.com/
twitter.com/GRUBMCR
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Beernomicon XXXVII – Talking Zwanze Day 2017 with Will from Cave Direct North

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In our 37th episode, on lambic-lovers Christmas, Zwanze Day 2017 we spoke to Will from Cave Direct North.
Cave Direct North the Unit 101 railway arch where the Manchester event was being held.

We discuss what Cave Direct do, their relationship with Cantillon, how the day has been organised, how much Zwanze has been allocated to the UK, the nature of importing Belgian beer and more.

We also find out Will’s plans for Unit 101, how they wanted to make the day special and how to allocate a rare beer to thirsty drinkers.

www.cavedirect.com
twitter.com/unit101mcr

www.cantillon.be
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Beernomicon XXXVI – Our First Beer Trade

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In our 36th podcast, we talk about first transatlantic beer trade.

Recorded on June 11th 2017 after a pre-recording beers, we are joined by Max, Vas and Kaleigh to talk about our the trade, the issues we had, the beer we sent over and the beer we were sent.

Max and I also brought some treats back from a recent trip to Copenhagen so we get through a few of them too.

Thanks to Beer Nouveau for letting us record in his brewery.
beernouveau.co.uk/

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Beernomicon XXXV – Drinking the May Mikkeller Beer Club Box

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In our 35th podcast, we return to our Mikkeller Beer Club Box series to drink our through the May edition of the Danish brewery’s month subscription.

We drink our way through the 10 cans and bottles, giving your our thoughts on the aroma, taste and the design of the labels, as well as just having a general chat about booze.

For this podcast we are joined by beer trader extraordinaire Michael Sands aka Stoke Mike, who we have talked to in the past (check out podcast XXV).

Mikkeller Beer Club
shop.mikkeller.dk/shop/beer/stout/…club-membership/

Stoke Mike
Instagram: mchlrysnds

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 Beernomicon XXXIV – Interview with Bissell Brothers Brewing Co. & Northern Monk Brew Co.

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In our 34th podcast, we talk to Noah & Peter from Bissell Brothers Brewing Company and Adam & Brian from Northern Monk Brew Co., with extra help with questions from beer trader Michael Sands aka Stoke Mike.

During the breweries joint tour of the UK we start by talking to Noah and Adam about how the first few days of the tour have been, how the tour came together, cask beer & plenty more.
Peter & Brian then join us all to talk about the two collabs the breweries are doing together, the differing mash in times across the Atlantic, Bissell getting over here again for Hop City 2018 and what they have been drinking over in England.

www.bissellbrothers.com/
twitter.com/bissellbrosbrew

www.northernmonkbrewco.com/
twitter.com/NMBCo

Cheers to Brian for the podcast picture.
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Beernomicon XXXIII – Summer Beer Thing Pt.2

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In our 33rd podcast, we bring you part 2 of our weekend spent drinking at The Pilcrow Pub’s Summer Beer Thing beer festival from the last few days of Manchester Beer Week.

The Pilcrow were kind enough to give us a corner to sit in and talk to brewers, bloggers, boozers and everything inbetween.

This episode covers Sat June 2nd & Sun June 3rd, Day 2 and 3 of the festival.
You can find Part 1 here:
beernomicon.com/2017/07/06/new-po…-beer-thing-pt-1/

In this podcast we talk to:
Becky from The Pilcrow
www.thepilcrowpub.com
She helped to organise the festival so she sits down with us to discuss the planning, the beer, the stress and the headsets.
We get her reaction on the last day of how the weekend went too.
Hear more from Becky in Part 1.

Ian from Hawkshead Brewery
www.hawksheadbrewery.co.uk/
Ian was involved in our MCR Beer Week V Beernomicon pub crawl event representing Hawkshead and talking about their collab beer with Blackjack Beers, so we talk to Ian about the evening and the rest of his MCR Beer Weeks experiences. He tells us about his busy schedule during the week, his experience of beer festivals as a brewer and tells us a little about the Hawkshead tasting at Summer Beer Thing.

Rob of Hopzine
www.youtube.com/user/HopZine
Youtube Beer Reviewer Rob Derbyshire whats he’s been drinking, what was good and what was bad. How expectations effect his choices at beer festivals and his experience helping out with Hop City.

Adam and Vas from Northern Monk Brew Co.
www.northernmonkbrewco.com/
We catch up with Vas and Adam from Northern Monk and touch upon their Seven Deadly Sin series of beer, a new mural in Leeds Northern Monk have helped with, the changes happening to the area around their brewery and the collab beer they did with Marble Brewers for MCR Beer Week.

Connor and Jai of MCR Beer Week
www.mcrbeerweek.co.uk/
We find ourselves back with Connor and Jai to talk about their experiences through the week, how they think the events have gone, favourite beers of the last few days, if they would change anything and what we can expect next year.
The lads are currently asking for donations to a homeless appeal on their site.
www.mcrbeerweek.co.uk/charity/
Donate £5 and be put into a raffle for loads of beery prizes.

Thanks again to The Pilcrow for letting us take up their space and time.

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Beernomicon XXXII – Summer Beer Thing Pt.1

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In our 32nd podcast, we start with part 1 of our 2 part epic around The Pilcrow Pub’s Summer Beer Thing beer festival from the last few days of Manchester Beer Week.

The Pilcrow were kind enough to give us a corner to sit in and talk to brewers, bloggers, boozers and everyone inbetween.

This episode covers Friday June 30th, Day 1 of the festival.

In it we talk to:
Becky from The Pilcrow
www.thepilcrowpub.com
She helped to organise the festival so she sits down with us to discuss the planning, the beer, the stress and the headsets.
Hear more from Becky in Part 2.

Luke from Tap & Bottles
twitter.com/TapandBottles
We first talked to Luke way back in podcast VII, so we catch up with him to find out what he’s drinking, how the bottle shop and bar are doing, how the bars own Beer Street went and the future of it, and what T&B’s have planned for their 3rd birthday.

Steve from Hopinions
www.beeroclockshow.co.uk
Fellow podcaster Steve tells us about his plans for his time up north, whether its for business or pleasure, beer stickers and confronts Tom about a dubious beverage.

Dave from Yes! Ale Blog
yesaleblog.co.uk
We talked to Dave about cellar beers in podcast XXVII, in this podcast we talk about his entrants into the MCR Beer Week Homebrew Expo, his prize (or lack of) after winning last year, losing to The Cvlt and how it works bringing a baby (for a bit) to a beer festival.

Ben from The Kernel Brewery
thekernelbrewery.com
We were lucky enough to grab Ben from The Kernel for a second, so quizzed him on the closed brewery taproom, what he was drinking, the fruits used in the Kernel beer and their philosophy of serving drinkers.

Thanks again to The Pilcrow for letting us take up their space and time.

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Beernomicon XXXI – Interview with Connor & Jai of Manchester Beer Week

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In our 31st podcast, we talk to Connor & Jai, organisers of Manchester Beer Week 2017.
Connor was the mastermind of Manc Beer Week 2016, getting Jai to help him out with the 2017 week.
We chat to them about how it all got started last year, what has changed in-between the two years, the amount of work that goes into it and the best & worst parts of running a beer week with 100 events.

Connor talks about his motivation for continuing, what he wanted to achieve and if he feels he succeeded. And we find out what Jai has brought to the events this year.

We also get a little peak into what might be in store for 2018.

Manchester Beer Week is on June 23 – July 2, 2017.
www.mcrbeerweek.co.uk/
twitter.com/mcrbeerweek

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Beernomicon XXX – Drinking the April Mikkeller Beer Club Box

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In our 30th podcast, we return to our Mikkeller Beer Club Box series to drink our through the April edition of the Danish brewery’s month subscription.

We drink our way through the 8 cans and bottles, giving your our thoughts on the aroma, taste and the design of the labels.

Covering topics ranging from DDH, Hop City, ‘Tremendous Ideas’, Indy Man Beer Con, Manchester Beer Week and plenty more, we sit in the rare hot sun of Manchester and get through some beers.

Mikkeller Beer Club
shop.mikkeller.dk/shop/beer/stout/…club-membership/

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Beernomicon XXIX – Interview with Matt & Stu of Legitimate Industries 

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In our 29th episode, we travel to the secret office headquarters of Legitmate Industries to talk to brewers Matt & Stu.
We discuss the brewery getting started, how they approached a core range, brewing beers for a restaurant setting, what they want when they drink a beer and plenty more.

With both Matt & Stu working for well established breweries in the past they also discuss the transition made to Legitimate Industries, what similarities and difference there are, what they want from the brewery and where they want to take it.

One of the big differences to Legitmate Industries is the branding, from the cans to breweries social media. We ask Stu & Matt about the aesthetic of the brewery, where it came from, why they chose to run with it and where it can go from here.

www.legitimateworldwide.com/
twitter.com/LegitimateInd

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Beernomicon XXVIII – Panel at Hop City

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HOPCITY PANELIn our 28th podcast, we sat down in-between session at Hop City to have a little chat with Lewis of Magic Rock Brewing, Jon of Marble Beers and Chelsea of The Alchemist.
We talk them about what their breweries have been up to recently, what they have been up to at the festival, the beers they’ve been drinking and more.

Thanks to the organisers of Hop City for letting us put this together.

Magic Rock Brewing:
www.magicrockbrewing.com/

Marble Brewers:
www.marblebeers.com/

The Alchemist:
alchemistbeer.com/

Beernomicon XXVII – Talking Cellar Beers with David of Yes Ale Blog

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cellarpicjpIn our 27th podcast, blogger and homebrewer David Holden joins us as we talk ‘cellar’ beers aka that box or cupboard you’ve got hidden away that stores the gems you’ve collected over the years.

We discuss why people age and keep beers at home, what beer works best, what styles dont work at all, what treasures we have locked away, does anyone actually use a cellar to store their beers and plenty more.

David tells us of his experience of brewing with yeast from old bottles and we ask ourselves if cellaring is all for show.
All while we drink a few from our own stashes.

David’s Twitter:
@yesaleblog
Blog:
yesaleblog.co.uk/

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Beernomicon XXVI – Interview with Chris & Marc of Drygate Brewing Co.

DRYGATE PICJPIn our 26th podcast, we chat to Chris and Marc from Drygate Brewing Co.

We talk about how Drygate got started, their affiliation with Tennants & Williams Bros. Brewing Co and how that affiliation how has shaped Drygate Brewing, for good and bad.
Chris and Marc also discuss the extra aspects of the brewery from the kitchen, bar, event space, studio kit etc & what they have done to make them work, and also what the Glasgow beer scene is like and how its grown over the past couple of years.

Marc also gives us a quick beer history lesson.

drygate.com/
twitter.com/drygate
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Thanks to The Smithfield Tavern giving us a space to chat.
twitter.com/TheSmithfieldNQ.

Beernomicon XXV – Talking About Beer Trading with Michael Sands

traderpod2In our 25th podcast, we talk about the esoteric world of beer trading with frequent trader Michael Sands.

We discuss American Vs UK beer demand, whether UK breweries can hold their own against those across the Atlantic, what beer is most sort after, methods of trading, how to get started, the codes used and plenty more.

Michael was nice enough to bring some whales for us to drink too so as we crack open some American cans we also touch upon how Michael started trading, why his does it, how difficult or easy it is and how many dickheads are out there trying to rip you off.

Michael is on twitter at:
twitter.com/THEONLYROY
His Instagram is:
@mchlrysnds

Beernomicon XXIV – Brewing & Talking with Northern Monk Brew co.

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nmpod2pic.2In our 24th podcast, we span a 3 week period.
On Feb 4th 2017 we visited Leeds to brew a beer with Adam of Northern Monk, under their Refectory Brew Co. handle.
On Feb 26th we sat down with Adam, Vas & Brian of Northern Monk in the Smithfield Tavern, Manchester to drink the beer we brewed and chat about whats been going on with the brewery.

Hear our day at Northern Monk as we travel to Leeds, sample nettles & gooseberries, drink some beer and talk about the beer we are brewing.

Three weeks later, we chat to Adam, Vas and Brian about the beer, dubbed ‘Lovecraft’ and get all our thoughts on how it turned out.
They also talk about brewing a high percentage beer compared to a low percentage beer, getting a dark colour in a black IPA without the flavour, Hop City, how Heathen came about, hop shortages and plenty more.

We also talk about new Patrons Projects, Refectory Brew Co, expansion plans and more.

www.northernmonkbrewco.com/
twitter.com/NMBCo

(Big thanks to Adam and Northern Monk for having us, letting us bother them about beer & talking to us about it all.
And the The Smithfield Tavern for debuting the beer and giving us a space to chat. twitter.com/TheSmithfieldNQ.)

Beernomicon XXIII.V – Mini-interview with Colin of Buxton Brewery 

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In true Buxton Brewery fashion we thought we’d spring this mini-podcast on you out of nowhere.

We had a quick chat with Buxton Brewery Head Brewer, Colin Stronge, about quiet releases, travelling for collaborations, that Ice Cream series logo & a few bits more.

www.buxtonbrewery.co.uk/
twitter.com/buxtonbrewery

Beernomicon XXIII – Interview with Paul of Beatnikz Republic

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beatnikzpicjpIn our 23rd podcast, we talk to Paul the head brewer and owner of Beatnikz Republic brewery.
Paul tells us about why his started the brewery, his progression from homebrewing to cuckoo brewing, his experience with crowdfunding, making the move to Manchester, building a brewery in a railway arch and plenty more.

We also discuss the philosophy of Beatnikz Republic, opening a taproom and coffee in beer.

www.beatnikzrepublic.com/
twitter.com/beatnikzrep

Beernomicon XXII – Interview with Vicky & Gareth of Dead Crafty Beer Co.

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deadcraftjpIn our 22nd podcast, we talk to Vicky & Gareth, owners of The Dead Crafty Beer Co. bar in Liverpool.
We talk about how they came to open a craft beer bar, what influenced them, the beer scene in Liverpool, what makes a good place to drink, importance of location, what they have planned for 2017 and plenty more.

They also tell us about their ideas of what they should have on the taps, listening to regulars & how social media works for the modern drinker.

twitter.com/DeadCraftyBeer
www.facebook.com/thedeadcraftybeercompany/
www.deadcraftybeercompany.com/

Beernomicon XXI – Interview with JK of Marble Brewery

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MarbJKpic jpIn our 21st podcast, we chat to JK, head brewer at Marble Brewery.
With his extensive history in British brewing we talk to him about how he ended up at Marble, the changes he has brought to the brewery, bringing lager back, the D-word (Dobber), metal music, the nature of collaborations & plenty more.

Jk also tells us about the extensive plans Marble Brewery has for this year & beyond.

twitter.com/marblebrewers
www.marblebeers.com/

Beernomicon XX – Interview with Sam & Matt of Track Brewing Co.

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TrackpicjpIn our 20th podcast, we talk to brewer Matt and owner/brewer Sam from Track Brewing Co.
We discuss how the brewery came to be, the pros and cons of selling bottled beer, the beloved Sonoma, making beer in Manchester, how a brewery can be very personal, having a core range and plenty more.

Find out about future and possible collaborations coming up and what Track have planned for 2017.

As something a little different we invited people to come down and watch/listen to the interview at one of Manchester’s finest pubs, The Smithfield Tavern.
So we got people to ask Sam & Matt some questions too.

twitter.com/trackbrewco
www.trackbrewing.co/

Beernomicon XIX – Ten Commandments of Untappd (Part II)

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tencommand2In our 19th podcast, we bring you part 2 of our collaboration podcast wth Steve and Martin from Hopinions.

In it we give and discuss out collective ten commandments for your new God – Untappd.

From app etiquette to trying to live and drink in the moment we talk about our do’s and dont’s & struggles and triumphs with Untappd, as well as much more.

In this episode we give you commandments 6-10.
You can hear 1-5 of the commandments in Part 1 over on the Hopinions website:
www.beeroclockshow.co.uk/2017/01/hopi…ents-part-i/
or on iTunes at
itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/episo…id550264875?mt=2

Find Hopinions at
twitter.com/BeerOClockShow
www.beeroclockshow.co.uk/

 

Beernomicon XVIII – Interview with Carl of Twisted Barrel Ale

carl TBAjp2In our 18th podcast, we talk to Carl, brewer at Twisted Barrel Ale.
We chat about how the brewery got started, how he got involved, the advantages of having their own taphouse, creating a beer scene in Coventry, having a core range and plenty more.

We also talk about the positives and negatives of social media as a brewer, and how important a role it plays.

www.twistedbarrelale.co.uk/
twitter.com/TwistBarrelAle

 

Beernomicon XVII – Highlights of 2016

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XVIIIn our 17th podcast, we give you our Top Ten of Beer 2016.

Ranging from beer, festivals, breweries, moments & more, we talk through our favourites beery things of the last 12 months.

Theres a little information on what we have planned for 2017 too.

Beernomicon XVI – Interview with Paul of Cloudwater Brew Co. Pt.II

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CW interview Pt.2In our 16th podcast, we return to Cloudwater Brew Co. to talk again with the co-founder Paul Jones. We talk about the DIPAs going monthly, will we ever see Cloudwater in Tesco, getting advice from bigger breweries, trying to keep beer cold from the brewery to your home, macro buyouts of micros, selling direct from the brewery, the Pilcrow Pub, the festive range of beers they have coming out, what 2017 will bring & more.

With Cloudwater being very busy with collaborations we ask wether the collab bubble may ever burst, how he likes to do them, what the foraging is like in the industrial park around the brewery & what Paul has learned from working with breweries around the world.

cloudwaterbrew.co/
twitter.com/cloudwaterbrew

Beernomicon XV – Interview with Tomas of Dugges Bryggeri

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duggesdoneIn our 15th podcast, we talk to Tomas from Swedish brewery Dugges.

We talk about how the brewery started with a conversation with an Englishman in a pub, expansion of the Swedish craft beer seen, having to sell within government owned off-licenses, learning from collaborations & more.

Tomas also goes through the philosophy of the brewery, the advantages of travelling / tap takeovers & getting their beer across the world.

dugges.se/
twitter.com/duggesbryggeri

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Big thank you to The Pilcrow in Manchester for helping set up the interview & giving us a place to chat with Tomas.
www.thepilcrowpub.com/

Beernomicon XIV – Interview with Adam of Northern Monk Brew Co.

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nmb picIn our 14th podcast, we talk to Northern Monk brewer Adam Lyle. In a very busy Northern Monk Refectory, he talks about how he joined the brewery, the ideas behind the Patrons Project series, collaborating with brewers around the world, the ‘Hop, Malt and Yeast’ beer series, having cans in big chain stores, and plenty more.

Adam recently came back from a few weeks brewing at Cigar City Brewery in Florida. Find out what he did whilst there, the Cigar City set up, American drinking patterns, and big buttons you’re not suppose to press.

www.northernmonkbrewco.com/
twitter.com/NMBCo

 

Beernomicon XIII – #BigBeeryNight16: Off-License Beers

BigBeeryNightBeerpodIn our 13th podcast, to raise money for #BigBeeryNight16 we went to a local off-license & picked up a few cans to see if this ‘craft’ stuff is really all its cracked up to be.
We would then check-in the beers on Untappd, rate them, & donate the rating (2.5 rating = £2.50)to the Big Beery Night 16 charity, Macmillan Cancer Support.
In the podcast we try;
White Ace
Skol Super
Special Brew
Oranjeboom Black
Kestrel Super
& a few extra surprises too.

To learn more about Big Beery Night 16 please go to bigbeerynight.co.uk/

Beernomicon XII – Interview with Mike from Chorlton Brewing Co. 

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In our 12th podcast we talk to Mike, the founder of Chorlton Brewing Co.
We sat down on some key kegs in the railway arch brewery and talked about brewing slow beer, being asked buy Tesco to sell their cans & why he took to Twitter to get get advice on what he should do, running a small business & his ethos of being a micro brewery, taking influence from historic Germanic brewing tradition & adding a modern edge to them, anarchy in the UK brewing industry & plenty more.

twitter.com/ChorltonBrew
chorltonbrewingcompany.com/

Beernomicon XI – Drinking the Mikkeller Beer Club Oct 2016 Box

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In our 11th podcast, we drink our way through the Mikkeller Beer Club October box.
Eight beers to get through, we talk about the good and bad points of each beer. This time we ended up pouring one of them down the drain.

After being away for a month we also have lots to discuss; Rainbow Project 16, our sessions at Indy Man Beer Con & spending an evening at Salford Beer Fest.

Mikkeller Beer Club
shop.mikkeller.dk/shop/beer/stout/…club-membership/

Beernomicon X – Interview with Jim of Salford Beer Festival

iTunes / SoundcloudsbfpicIn our 10th podcast, we talk to Jim, founder of Independent Salford Beer Festival. He talks about why he started the beer fest two years ago, how he went about putting it together, its progression over the years, and why this will be the final one.

Salford Beer Festival is fairly synonymous with having new, never before released beers so Jim, and associate Jazz, talk about how & why they always try for something new.
Also hear about the multitude of festival/brewery collaborations Jim has helped come up with, and brew, with his favourite breweries, especially for this year.

Independent Salford Beer festival 2016
Saint Sebastian’s Community Centre in Douglas Green, Salford
Thursday 20th October to Saturday 22nd October 2016.

salfordbeerfestival.com/
twitter.com/salfordbeerfest
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Beernomicon IX – Interview with Mark from Runaway Brewery

iTunes / Soundcloudrunaway podpicdtIn our 9th podcast, we talk to Mark from Runaway Brewery. We chat about quitting his job to start the brewery, why he choose his core range of beers, trying to bridge the gap between CAMRA and craft, his focus on keg & bottle over brewing cask beer, plus loads more.

We recorded this podcast over two sessions after the Manchester weather got the better of us during the first recording.
Find out what happened by listening.

www.therunawaybrewery.com/
twitter.com/RunawayBrewery

Beernomicon VIII – Drinking the Mikkeller Beer Club Sept 2016 Box

iTunes / SoundcloudbeerclubcoverIn our 8th podcast, we drink our way through the September 2016 edition of the Mikkeller Beer Club.
Eight beers for our eighth podcast.
Running our way through we discuss what we like and dislike about the beer, rate the bottle designs, discuss the pro & cons of session ales vs imperial specials, sour beer in 2016 and plenty more.

Picture of beers for reference:
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Mikkeller Beer Club
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Beernomicon VII – Interview with Luke from Tap & Bottles

iTunes / SoundcloudIMG_3576In our 7th podcast, we talk to Luke from Tap & Bottles, a bar and bottle shop in Southport.

We ask about opening a specialist beer bar away from the big cities, turning drinkers on too new styles of beer, whats needed to make a successful bar or bottle shop, ordering in stock from around the world, Lukes favourite beer of all time and loads more.

Tap & Bottles is expanding soon too, so Luke talks about what they hope to achieve & plans for the future.

twitter.com/TapandBottles
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Beernomicon VI – Interview with Paul Jones of Cloudwater Brew Co.

iTunes / SoundcloudCW interviewIn our 6th podcast, we talk to Paul Jones, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Cloudwater Brew Co.
After our last podcast discussed the nature of hype, and mentioned Cloudwater in the discussion, we asked Paul for his take on the topic.
We also chat about the breweries DIPA series, taking his beer to America, freshness in hops, whether British breweries are scared of success and loads more.

Beernomicon V – Taking a Break From Beer & The Nature of Hype

iTunes / Soundcloudpod picIn our 5th podcast, one of us talks about why they have chosen to take a break from drinking for a bit, while the other just cant understand it.
We also tackle the tough topic of ‘hype’ in todays beer industry.
Is it the companies or the consumers that are to blame?
And is it really even a bad thing?

Beernomicon IV – Bermondsey Beer Mile, Rainbow Project 2016 & ‘LIVE’ Beer

iTunes / SoundcloudScreen Shot 2017-05-17 at 16.43.05In our 4th podcast we discuss London’s Bermondsey Beer Mile and give our thoughts on the breweries and venues on the infamous stretch of railway arches in the capital.
We then move on to the recently announced Rainbow Project for 2016. Going through the collaborations and events happening this Sept 17th.
This weeks most talked about topic, Brewdog’s LIVE beer gets a mention too.
Tom compares a big popular brewery to Donald Trump, and special guest Phoebe learns she may be spending her birthday alone this year.

Beernomicon III – Interview with Beer Nouveau

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Welcome to Beernomicon III, this week we talk to Steve the man behind Manchester brewery Beer Nouveau.
Being very knowledgeable about English brewing history Steve talks to us about the beer heritage of England and how it has influenced his brewing. Also giving his take on how you can combine that knowledge of the past with brewing newer styles.
Steve is a very DIY brewer; so we discuss his transition from building his own homebrew kit in his garage to now owning a railway arch and full brewery in one of the most exciting areas for beer in the UK right now, the Piccadilly Mile.
Plus plenty more.

Beernomicon II – A Look Back at Manc Beer Week

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Recorded in Blackjack Brewery, in our second podcast we look back at the week that was Manchester Beer Week.
We discuss the Cloudwater Barrel Store tasting, Buxton Tap Takeover, Thornbridge Tasting and loads more.

Beernomicon I – Post CBC16 / Manc Beer Week

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In the first Beernomicon we talk about Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2016 and our experiences in the Danish capital.

We then move a little closer to home to discuss the upcoming Manchester Beer Week.