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The brewers industry podcast from the Brewers Journal and the Brewers Lectures
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United Kingdom

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The brewers industry podcast from the Brewers Journal and the Brewers Lectures

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English


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#10 Brewing beer in the city of eternity

5/13/2019
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When you hear mention of ‘Jerusalem’, your mind instantly pictures many things which could fill this page about a million times over, ranging from the song sung at weddings, to King Richard the Lion Heart. Chances are though, craft beer isn’t one of them. But, the Shapiro brothers are out to change that – and...

Duration:00:31:28

#9 Reducing food waste: a message in a bottle

4/30/2019
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We’re not short of initiatives and schemes launching in the UK to help tackle food waste, but an impressive array of new product developments have also launched across the country aiming to tackle areas of wastage from wonky fruit and veg to surplus bread. The Brewers Journal Podcast speaks to Toast, an ethical beer brand...

Duration:00:20:30

#8 Twisted Barrel brewery

4/16/2019
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If you have a brewery, you need a tap room, says Ritchie Bosworth, Head Brewer and CEO of Coventry’s Twisted Barrel brewery. “For us, it’s the main source of our revenue. If you’re going to be a brewer, no matter how small or big your set-up is, you need a tap room,” says Ritchie Bosworth....

Duration:00:40:20

#7 Chaos in a barrel: Barrel aging part 2

4/5/2019
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In part I we gave you the history and the whys; now we’re given you the nuts and bolts on wood barrel aging. Aging beer in wooden barrels in not for the feint hearted, but if you can’t get a climbing pass for K2 this year, it’s the next best thing. Wooden barrel-aged beer has...

Duration:00:29:03

#6 Chaos in a barrel: Barrel aging part I

3/18/2019
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Wooden barrel-aged beer has been described by brewers as everything from chaos in a barrel, to what keeps them up at night. When it’s done right and the barrel adds flavours to the beer that can be obtained nowhere else, it’s pretty-near a perfect drink. However, even the best of brewers say that at least...

Duration:00:25:39

#5 Keeping it dry

3/5/2019
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It goes by a lot of names. Near-beer; non-alcohol beer; no-alcohol beer; non-alcoholic beer; NA, or malt beverage. But for most of the last 40 years or so, ‘good’ is not something it’s been called. Because of the negative stigma that goes with drinking non-alcohol beer, in the States bartenders have been even known to...

Duration:00:36:11

#4 Beaverworld: Logan Plant on success, stress and the future of Beavertown

2/18/2019
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We head to the Beavertown Brewery in Tottenham Hale to sit down with founder Logan Plant and discuss the plans for the 500,000hl brewery in Enfield called: Beaverworld. We talk about the pains of growing a brewery, the toll it takes on mental health and your family. Logan gives his advice to brewers embarking on...

Duration:00:38:41

#3 Starting your brewery with a couple of core beers and a blowtorch

2/4/2019
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There are two ways to start a craft brewery business. The first is to be born with a silver spoon, have deep-pocketed investors who see your potential, or have fantastic money-raising skills. Any or all of these means you can start with decent new equipment, can afford to pay for a small staff, and even...

Duration:00:22:49

#2 To expand or not expand, that is the question

1/24/2019
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One of the toughest decisions you’ll make as a brewer is to expand or not; and if you’re a small brewer, the decision is a thousand times harder. In the second of our Brewers Journal podcasts, we’re going to give you advice and help in answering this crucial decision. There are some tough questions you...

Duration:00:31:44

#1 Creating your biggest fan

1/4/2019
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The clock is ticking. She’s staring at her choices in a pub; he’s looking at the shelf of a bottle shop. Are they going to pick your beer or the other guy’s? To lure in that first-time buyer, what you have on the outside of your can or bottle can be just as important as...

Duration:00:26:48