Beers Without Frontiers
Episode 4 - Supermarket Sweep
Episode 4 – Supermarket Sweep Simon, Charles and Neil venture into the supermarkets and bring back some beers from Four Pure, Yeastie Boys, Marks and Spencer and Wild Beer. We discuss Beavertown’s recent announcement that their beers will soon be available in Waitrose and what the increasing amount of craft beers in supermarkets means for both the drinker and the retailer. We also discuss Hop City beer festival held at Northern Monk in Leeds, our recent trip to the Bermondsey Beer mile in...
Episode 3 - Three Go To FarGo - Twisted Barrel Brewery
Back in 2014 Ritchie Bosworth and Chris Cooper set up the UK’s first ‘pico brewery’ using a tiny 60 litre kit, brewing in Chris’s garage in Tile Hill, Coventry. Demand soon outstripped supply and they set up in FarGo village, an artistically repurposed industrial space in Coventry City Centre, designed exclusively for creative, independent businesses. Here they set up a brand new brewery and tap house which was such a success that in 2017 they moved yet again to a larger unit within FarGo...
Episode 2 - All The Joose
Simon, Charles and Neil sample beers from local Coventry brewery Twisted Barrel and Newcastle brewery Wylam. We also discuss brewery crowd funding and brewing beer at BeerTorrent in Leamington, the Warwick winter beer festival and the 6 degrees of Beaveration event hosted by Beavertown brewery in London. Beers tasted: Twisted Barrel Wrapped in Simcoe and Be Back Before Dawn Wyam and Yeastie Boys WxY3 Links: Twisted Barrel: www.twistedbarrelale.co.uk Wylam: www.wylambrewery.co.uk Yeastie...
Episode 1 Back To The Drawing Board
Simon, Charles and Neil visit some pubs in Leamington Spa and sample beers from Thornbridge, Arbor, Tiny Rebel, Magic Rock and ABC. They also discuss their beer highlights from 2017 and try and forecast what we might see in 2018.
Beers Without Frontiers - Pilot Show
Simon, Neil and Charles try beers from Cloudwater and Northern Monk breweries and talk about the beer scene in Warwickshire and the West Midlands.