Fermentation Beer & Brewing Radio – April 2018


James Watt, Richard Kilcullen & Martin Dickie – BrewDog

In this episode:

– Emma talks to BrewDog co-founder, James Watt, about their new mixed fermentation facility;

– beer writer & historian, Des de Moor tells us about the history of porter;

– Steve Parr & Lotte Peplow from the Brewer’s Association share some thoughts about the US craft beer scene;

– and we hear from Fourpure’s Rob Davies.

PLUS, live in the studio:

– resident homebrewer, James Torr, explains wild yeast captures

– and resident beer sommelier, Jane Peyton, talks about tannins in beer.

Produced & presented by Emma Inch (@fermentradio)

Fermentation Beer & Brewing Radio – March 2018


Emma (left) with Miles Jenner (Harvey’s Head Brewer) & Jane Peyton

In this episode:

– Brewing legend, Miles Jenner at Harvey’s Brewery invites Fermentation Beer & Brewing Radio to a very rare brewing of one of the best beers in the world;

– Emma catches up with Jez Galaun from Brixton Brewery;

– resident beer sommelier, Jane Peyton talks International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day;

– Chris Drummond from Good Things Brewing talks sustainability;

– and Alice Hayward from Tiny Rebel introduces us to some of their new brews.

Produced & presented by Emma Inch (@fermentradio)

Fermentation Beer & Brewing Radio – February 2018


Emma at Franklin’s Brewery

In this episode:

– Emma brews a celebratory beer alongside Franklin’s Brewery;

– Dave Carpenter from Zymurgy talks homebrewing in the USA;

– Unbarred’s Jordan Mower tells us about his new brews;

– Byron Davies spreads the word about Drinker’s Voice;

– beer educator, Nigel Sadler, tells us just what it takes to be a beer sommelier,

– and Emma talks beer & food matching with Goose Island’s Christina Perozzi & Fermentation’s resident beer sommelier, Jane Peyton.

Produced & presented by Emma Inch (@fermentradio)

Fermentation Beer & Brewing Radio – January 2018


On this month’s show:

– award-winning brewer – previously of Darkstar, Meantime & Beavertown – Jenn Merrick;

– Rachael Weseloh from The Brooklyn Brewery;

– news on how you can buy a share in legendary Brighton pub, The Greys;

– the lowdown on all-in-one homebrew system, the Grainfather;

– resident homebrewer, James Torr, talks lambics;

– Rachel from Trenchmore Farm talks heritage grains, and

– resident beer sommelier, Jane Peyton, matches sour beer with food.

Produced & presented by Emma Inch (@fermentradio)

Fermentation Beer & Brewing Radio – December 2017


On this month’s show:

– Emma talks great beer and great food with Leonardo di Vincenzo from Italian brewery, Birra del Borgo;

– we get the low-down on Brew Con London – the UK’s first ever homebrew conference and expo;

– Stu McKinley – co-founder of the Yeastie Boys Brewery, provides inspiration to homebrewers and commercial brewers alike;

– Dr Peter Darby talks us through the science behind breeding hops;

– beer buyer and writer, Mitch Adams, tells us about his new book and highlights some beer trends for 2018;

– resident experimental homebrewer, James Torr, tells us about The Great Brettanomyces Megablend;

– resident beer sommelier, Jane Peyton, encourages us all to try something new over the coming month – and year;

– and we look back on 2017 – a truly fantastic year for Fermentation Beer & Brewing Radio;

Produced & presented by Emma Inch (@fermentradio)

Fermentation Beer & Brewing Radio – November 2017


On this month’s show:

– The bear is back! The guys behind the re-launch of Hofmeister lager tell us about waking up a hibernating bear like George;

– Siren Craft Brew talk collaborations;

– we discuss the British hop scene with Rupert Thompson from Hogs Back Brewery, Ali Capper from the British Hop Association and Paul Corbett from Charles Faram Hop Merchants.

– resident homebrewer, James Torr, recommends some festive gifts for the homebrewer in your life;

– and resident beer sommelier, Jane Peyton, talks Christmas food matching!

Produced & presented by Emma Inch (@fermentradio)

Fermentation Beer & Brewing Radio – October 2017


On this month’s show:

– Emma parties with Franklins Brewery at their 5th birthday celebrations;

– Fourpure’s head brewer, John Driebergen, talks about the brewery’s imminent expansion;

– Ros Shiel from Dea Latis talks about their mission to bring beer to more women;

– we get bookish with the living legend that is Roger Protz! PLUS: – resident homebrewer, James Torr, recommends some homebrew books for your brewing library;

– and resident beer sommelier, Jane Peyton, talks food matching with dark beers!

Produced & presented by Emma Inch (@fermentradio)

Fermentation Beer & Brewing Radio – September 2017


On this month’s show we are:

– bringing in the hop harvest with Bedlam Brewery;

– growing hops at home with resident homebrew expert, James Torr;

– talking beer with the legendary Roger Ryman from St Austell Brewery;

– catching up with Pete Brown, Them that Can and There’s A Beer For That at the Beer & Cider Marketing Awards,

– and chatting about hops and food live in the studio with award-winning beer sommelier, Jane Peyton!

Produced & presented by Emma Inch (@fermentradio)

Fermentation Beer & Brewing Radio – August 2017


On this month’s show it’s awards season and every guest is a champion!

– West Berkshire Brewery’s Ruth Mitchell talks tradition & innovation;

– Warren Carter from The Bevy talks brains and community pubs;

– Rachida & Stuart from Curry Leaf Café show us how a beer list should be done;

– World Beer Awards Winners talk about their outstanding brews,

– and homebrewers take on another experiment!

Produced & presented by Emma Inch (@fermentradio)

Fermentation Beer & Brewing Radio – July 2017


On this month’s show:

– Adam Robertson, co-founder of one of the most talked about breweries of the moment, Verdant, explores what makes their beer so special;

– Narihiro Suzuki of Ise Kadoya Brewery tells Emma about brewing in Japan;

– Lesley Foulkes from Langham Brewery talks ale, steam-power and hops in the heart of the Sussex countryside;

– Simon Pipola tells us about his plans for Brewcon – the UK’s very first homebrew expo and conference;

PLUS live in the studio:

– resident homebrew expert, James Torr, talks about some exciting yeast experiments;

– and resident beer sommelier, Jane Peyton, continues the yeastie theme by talking about the role of yeast in matching beer with food.

Produced & presented by Emma Inch (@fermentradio)