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What came first, the taprooms or the apathy?

I tweeted this while on a recent holiday. I was in Edinburgh and had asked a few locals I knew ‘Where should I go booze?’. Not really a new question. I like going new places, and I really like drinking in new places. What was different this time, that I’d never really done before, was… Continue reading What came first, the taprooms or the apathy?

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Beernomicon LXIII – Interview with El of Reasons To Be Cheerful

iTunes / Soundcloud / Download / Spotify In our 63rd podcast, we talk to El of Reasons To Be Cheerful. El owns and runs the Reasons To Be Cheerful bar, which just celebrated its 3rd birthday. She tells us about opening the bar, and what went into the decision to do it, choosing a venue, researching the area and actually getting… Continue reading Beernomicon LXIII – Interview with El of Reasons To Be Cheerful

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Beernomicon LXI – Interview with Rivington Brewing Co.

iTunes / Soundcloud / Download / Spotify In our 61st podcast, we talk to Ben and Mick of Rivington Brewing Co. They have been putting out solid beers the past few years, and we talked to them as they were starting a new step for the brewery. With the opening of a taproom on Mick's family farm, Home Farm, and the… Continue reading Beernomicon LXI – Interview with Rivington Brewing Co.

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Beernomicon LVII – Interview with Donzoko Brewing Co.

iTunes / Soundcloud / Download / Spotify In our 57th podcast, we talk to Reece, the man behind Donzoko Brewing Co., who tells us about the brewery and the much loved Northern Helles. We learn how his chemistry background and living in Germany shaped what he brews and how he brews it. Having a fairly small set up Reece discusses his… Continue reading Beernomicon LVII – Interview with Donzoko Brewing Co.

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Beernomicon LVI – Interview with James of Wilderness Brewery

iTunes / Soundcloud / Download / Spotify In our 56th podcast, we talk to James of Wilderness Brewery. Having set up the brewery right in the middle of Wales just last year James is already making superb mixed fermentation and barrel-aged beer. James explains why he set up the brewery and why he chose to go down to the 'modern farmhouse… Continue reading Beernomicon LVI – Interview with James of Wilderness Brewery