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?

Feat:

– 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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Fermentation Bitesize – 17 October 2019 – Ampersand Brew Co

Ampersand Brew Co is a small, progressive brewery based in South Norfolk. It produces seasonal beers, session beers and big barrel-aged beauties. The story of this family-run brewery throws the spotlight on many features of the contemporary brewing scene. Ampersand’s Andy Hipwell discusses tap rooms, collaborations and cask ales, and shares some of his best brews.

This episode was recorded live at the Cambridge Beer Festival in May 2019.

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Fermentation Beer & Brewing Radio – 11 July 2019 – The value of cask ale

In this world of unparalled choice, where kegs, bottles and cans of all styles constantly cry out for our attention, what’s the value of cask ale?

Emma hosts a panel discussion about the value of the pint in your glass – not just the price, but the history, the provenance and the meaning of cask ale.

Featuring:

  • Gary Sillence (Head Brewer, Brighton Bier)
  • Mark Hazell (Publican & co-owner of The Evening Star, Brighton)
  • James Hayward (Brewer, Iron Pier Brewery, Gravesend)
  • Jane Peyton (drinks writer & educator)