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Fermentation Beer and Brewing Radio

Oct 17, 2019

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...


Oct 3, 2019

From the original lease to the distinctive advertising, and from the earliest recipes to the invention of the widget, Guinness is a brewery with a rich 260 year history.

Take a step inside the Guinness Archive alongside archivist Fergus Brady, and discover some of the secrets that bring this unique beer alive.

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Sep 19, 2019

Beer and whisk(e)y: great drinking buddies and close relatives in the family tree of booze.

But what's the relationship between them? What do they share and how do they differ? Where do barrels and wood fit in? And what can we learn about beer from its spiritual cousin?

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Sep 5, 2019

The 'craft' beer revolution in the UK is often associated with railway arches and industrial estates. But that's not the whole story.

Beer is going back to the country.

Emma is joined live at the Cambridge Beer Festival by Sophie de Ronde (Burnt Mill Brewery), Miranda Hudson (Duration Brewery) & Bates (Duration...


Aug 22, 2019

Jereme Zimmerman - avid fermenter and self-described 'peace-loving, green-living Appalachian Yeti Viking' shares a beer with Emma.

The birth of civilisation, prohibition, sustainability, Norse mythology and the importance of stories to our enjoyment of beer all feature in this wide-ranging discussion. And if you've...