The Hop Addition
The Hop Addition
Episode 59 - Packaging Beer for Competition
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We take a look at the best practices for getting your beer to competitions in peak condition and the common pitfalls that often affect home-brew when its sent out into the wild! Plus our first edition of ‘News of the Brews’ a quick round up of notable things going on in the brewing world at home and commercially. Cheers

The Hop Addition
The Hop Addition
Episode 58 - 2022 Xmas Special
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Our last chance to talk homebrew and beer related nonsense for the year, we look back on a big year for The Hop Addition and look forward to some exciting prospects for 2023. Cheers everyone and see you in the New Year!

The Hop Addition
The Hop Addition
Episode 57 - Jonny from Brew Keg Tap
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We welcome Jonny from our commercial sponsor Brew Keg Tap to discuss all things BKT and his own journey in the beer industry and brewing.

The Hop Addition
The Hop Addition
Episode 56 - Andrew Paterson from Lallemand Yeast
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A fascinating discussion of all things yeast and much more besides with Andrew Paterson from Lallemand.

The Hop Addition
The Hop Addition
Episode 54 - Jack from Baron Brewing
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The Hop Addition welcomes Jack from Baron Brewing to discuss the awesome beers that he is knocking out, setting up a new brewery, can artwork and cats buttholes….

The Hop Addition
The Hop Addition
Episode 17 - Porters & Stouts
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A slightly shambolic (due to over consumption of Impy Stouts) discussion of Porters and Stouts, what are they, where did they come from and how can you brew them. Plus the triumphant return of el’duderino himself Tricky!

The Hop Addition
The Hop Addition
Episode 10 - Packaging Beer
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I guess podcasts are like buses sometimes, you wait an age for one and two arrive close together 😉 this episode wraps up the all grain series by looking at packaging options bottles, barrels, kegs and everything in between. We talk about the pros and cons of each and the different options they provide process wise.

The Hop Addition
The Hop Addition
Episode 8 - The Boil
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The next stage in our all grain process series takes us to the boil, we cover all the aspects related to sterilising, hop utilisation, hot and cold break, off flavours and more but you will probably remember this one more for the ‘Hedgehog incident!’………

The Hop Addition
The Hop Addition
Episode 7 - All Grain Process Series - Mashing
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I slightly meandering journey through the process of mashing, we were both quite well oiled for this one so a few naughty words might have slipped out and the occasional rant but hopefully you will still enjoy it! In this episode we cover different types of mashing process, factors affecting mash performance and what we think is important to consider.

The Hop Addition
The Hop Addition
Episode 6 - Methods for homebrewing beer
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A run through of the different ways you can brew beer at home from kits through to the different types of all grain brewing. A good one for beginners but some general info and discussion for more experienced brewers too. Cheers