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Podcast 127 – Bayonet Brewing

Podcast 127 – Bayonet Brewing

EPISODE 127 - BAYONET BREWINGWe are delighted to welcome to The Podcast, Alex from Bayonet Brewing based in Northallerton, North Yorkshire. Bayonet was launched by Alex in October 2021, since when the brewery has gone from strength to strength, building a solid...

Brewer’s Corner News & Views

Brewer’s Corner News & Views

NEWS & VIEWS - 26th September 2022Energy Support Package Lots of Government news that impacts the hospitality sector this week, starting with the Energy support package for pubs that was announced on Wednesday. This should be a big help to viable businesses, but...

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TAPROOM & FESTIVAL REVIEWS

Tilt, Birmingham

Tilt, Birmingham

Tilt, City Arcade, 2 Union St, Birmingham B2 4TXThe TWICB Team were out in force in Birmingham earlier this month to attend Beer Central (review in last week's Issue 133). However, before the festival started we enjoyed an hour or so in this fascinating little bar....

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Beer Central, Birmingham

Beer Central, Birmingham

Beer Central, Tea Works, Digbeth, BirminghamAs the UK 2022 Summer Festival Season races towards a grand crescendo, the TWICB Team was out in force at Beer Central in Birmingham this weekend. The fifth and final instalment of the 'We Are Beer' UK Tour took place at the...

Radio City Social, Chelmsford

Radio City Social, Chelmsford

Radio City Social, 35 Viaduct Road, Chelmsford CM1 1TSRadio City Social is the newly opened taproom owned by Dan from Radio City Beer Works - the local craft brewery in Chelmsford. The name owes its roots to Guglielmo Marconi who developed the concept of radio at the...

Thornbridge Brewery, Bakewell

Thornbridge Brewery, Bakewell

Thornbridge Brewery Taproom, Riverside Brewery, Buxton Rd, Bakewell DE45 1GSYour intrepid reporter found himself in Bakewell in the Peak District a couple of weeks ago on a beautiful sunny day. After walking around this delightful market town for a while it was...

The Grumpy Goat, Reading

The Grumpy Goat, Reading

The Grumpy Goat Taproom, 7 Union Street, Reading RG1 1EUEvery week on the TWICB Podcast, I ask the Guest (mostly Brewers) to give a shout out to a "Little Guy". Almost without exception, the Guest will mention one of more local bottleshops, who were instrumental in...

London Craft Beer Festival

London Craft Beer Festival

London Craft Beer Festival, Tobacco Dock, Tobacco Quay, Wapping Lane, London, E1W 2SFThe London Craft Beer Festival holds a special place in your Correspondent's heart, as it was the first Craft Beer Festival I ever attended, back in the days when it was held at the...

PODCASTS

Podcast 127 – Bayonet Brewing

Podcast 127 – Bayonet Brewing

EPISODE 127 - BAYONET BREWINGWe are delighted to welcome to The Podcast, Alex from Bayonet Brewing based in Northallerton, North Yorkshire. Bayonet was launched by Alex in October 2021, since when the brewery has gone from strength to strength, building a solid...

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Podcast 126 – Balance Brewing & Blending

Podcast 126 – Balance Brewing & Blending

EPISODE 126 - BALANCE BREWING & BLENDINGWe are delighted to welcome to The Podcast, Will & James from Balance Brewing & Blending based in Manchester. Balance was set up in 2021 by James Horrocks and Will Harris and is the only brewery in Manchester...

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Podcast 124 – Wilderness Brewery

Podcast 124 – Wilderness Brewery

EPISODE 124 - WILDERNESS BREWERYWe are delighted to welcome to The Podcast, James from Wilderness Brewery based in Newtown, Mid-Wales. Wilderness was launched by James in 2017 to brew modern mixed fermentation beers, whether clean and fresh or aged and soured....

Podcast 123 – Vault City Brewing

Podcast 123 – Vault City Brewing

EPISODE 123 - VAULT CITY BREWINGWe are delighted to welcome to The Podcast, Joe from Vault City Brewingbased in Edinburgh. Vault City was launched in 2018 by Founders Steve and Johnnie in Edinburgh. A period of sustained success saw them relocate to Dundee for a while...

Podcast 122 – Electric Bear Brewing Co.

Podcast 122 – Electric Bear Brewing Co.

EPISODE 122 - ELECTRIC BEAR BREWING CO.We are delighted to welcome to The Podcast, Ian, Molly & Libby from the Electric Bear Brewing Co. based in Bath. Founded in 2015, Electric Bear was inspired by a passion for bold beers, appreciation for the best things in...

Podcast 121 – Dolphin Brewery

Podcast 121 – Dolphin Brewery

EPISODE 121 - DOLPHIN BREWERYWe are delighted to welcome to The Podcast, Andy from Dolphin Brewery based in Reading, Berkshire. Dolphin Brewery is a small-batch sour focused brewery in the suburbs of Reading. Dolphin specialise in the production of high-quality sour...

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Floc Brewery Webshop

Floc Brewery Webshop

Floc Brewery WebshopAt our craft brewery & taproom in Canterbury we make hop-forward, delicious, flavourful beer. Brewed with the finest ingredients; beer that makes people smile, liquid sunshine, to be enjoyed with friends, family or whoever makes you, you. We will...

Vibrant Forest Webshop

Vibrant Forest Webshop

Vibrant Forest WebshopA small brewery located in the the New Forest National Park, our passion is to brew modern beers packed with flavour. Every style and every beer we create is designed to bring forth a grand adventure in flavour. Whether it be from cask, keg, can...

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Jawbone Brewing Webshop

Jawbone Brewing Webshop

Jawbone Brewing WebshopThey say all beer is not made equal, and we would tend to agree. For us, good beer is an obsession, our true north, a creative itch we have to scratch. Tucked away in a sleepy, riverside spot in south-west London, Jawbone Brewing is the new...

Brew By Numbers Webshop

Brew By Numbers Webshop

Brew By Numbers WebshopBrewed in our new Greenwich brewery, choose from juicy session Pale Ales, hazy IPAs and massive hop-forward Double IPAs to seasonal releases including Coffee Porters and Imperial Stouts.

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Brewer’s Corner News & Views

Brewer’s Corner News & Views

NEWS & VIEWS - 26th September 2022Energy Support Package Lots of Government news that impacts the hospitality sector this week, starting with the Energy support package for pubs that was announced on Wednesday. This should be a big help to viable businesses, but...

Brewer’s Corner News & Views

Brewer’s Corner News & Views

NEWS & VIEWS - 19th September 2022Drink Sales Up 10% Let's start with some promising news from the Morning Advertiser, which reported that hospitality drink sales were up 10% in the week to 3rd Sept, compared to last year. Let's hope people continue to drink out...

Brewer’s Corner News & Views

Brewer’s Corner News & Views

NEWS & VIEWS - 12th September 2022Energy Price Cap Not Enough? Before the sad news from Balmoral, the big story of the week was the new PM's statement on the energy price cap. Predictably, the hospitality industry doesn't think it is enough. READ ARTICLEPub...

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Tilt, Birmingham

Tilt, Birmingham

Tilt, City Arcade, 2 Union St, Birmingham B2 4TXThe TWICB Team were out in force in Birmingham earlier this month to attend Beer Central (review in last week's Issue 133). However, before the festival started we enjoyed an hour or so in this fascinating little bar....

Brewer’s Corner News & Views

Brewer’s Corner News & Views

NEWS & VIEWS - 26th September 2022Energy Support Package Lots of Government news that impacts the hospitality sector this week, starting with the Energy support package for pubs that was announced on Wednesday. This should be a big help to viable businesses, but...

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Brewer’s Corner News & Views

Brewer’s Corner News & Views

NEWS & VIEWS - 26th September 2022Energy Support Package Lots of Government news that impacts the hospitality sector this week, starting with the Energy support package for pubs that was announced on Wednesday. This should be a big help to viable businesses, but...

Podcast 127 – Bayonet Brewing

Podcast 127 – Bayonet Brewing

EPISODE 127 - BAYONET BREWINGWe are delighted to welcome to The Podcast, Alex from Bayonet Brewing based in Northallerton, North Yorkshire. Bayonet was launched by Alex in October 2021, since when the brewery has gone from strength to strength, building a solid...

Radio City Social, Chelmsford

Radio City Social, Chelmsford

Radio City Social, 35 Viaduct Road, Chelmsford CM1 1TSRadio City Social is the newly opened taproom owned by Dan from Radio City Beer Works - the local craft brewery in Chelmsford. The name owes its roots to Guglielmo Marconi who developed the concept of radio at the...

read more
Beer Central, Birmingham

Beer Central, Birmingham

Beer Central, Tea Works, Digbeth, BirminghamAs the UK 2022 Summer Festival Season races towards a grand crescendo, the TWICB Team was out in force at Beer Central in Birmingham this weekend. The fifth and final instalment of the 'We Are Beer' UK Tour took place at the...