Roger Ryman: In His Own Words

I last interviewed Roger Ryman at St Austell Brewery in November 2019. As usual, he was entertaining, insightful, and full of stories.

Here’s 13 minutes of the best from one of the greats of modern brewing.

Roger Ryman: 02/06/1967 – 28/05/2020


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Fermentation Beer & Brewing Radio – 5 March 2020 – Is it ever ‘just beer’?

Beer has the power to unite us, to say something to us, and to have a major influence on the world around us.

So is it ever ‘just beer’?

Featuring a discussion with two of the most influential people in beer today: Dr J Jackson-Beckham (Diversity Ambassador, Brewer’s Association) & Paul Jones (Co-Founder & Director, Cloudwater).

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Fermentation Beer & Brewing Radio – 6 February 2020 – Where’s Cask At?

Cask beer.

The very soul of the British pub or boring brown beer? Good value or desperately undervalued? The future of craft beer or a dusty old relic?

Where exactly is cask beer at?


– Roger Ryman (Brewing Director; St Austell Brew Co)

– Ben Duckworth (Director; Affinity Brew Co & Cask Festival)

– Matt Eley (Editor; Cask Report)

Jane Peyton (Resident Beer Sommelier)

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