An epic podcast with Damian Doherty aka Emperors Brewery, diving deep on all things imperial, collaborating with some of the worlds best breweries and of course Star Wars!
A run down of the 2024 UK Homebrew competition schedule and some detailed info on how you can give your beers the best chance for success!
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A deep dive into Oktoberfest with beers, a bit of history and general shenanigans plus Jonny from Brew Keg Tap providing some authentic insight into the real event and the culture of the modern festival this episode was also supported by Beer Merchants who have provided us with a 15% discount running to the end of October. Use the code THEHOPADDITION at https://www.beermerchants.com/ and grab yourself some authentic Oktoberfest classics (or whatever else you fancy!)
Don’t forget to visit our sponsor Brew Keg Tap for all your beer kegging and dispense needs, thanks Jonny for all the support and please join us again next year, prost!
Daniel and Nico from Keg King join us all the way from the land down under to discuss their products including the incredible Apollo range of PET pressure fermenters and lots of exciting new things on the horizon. Keg King products are available at The Maltmiller in the UK
Following up on our true cost of brewing episode we try to drill down into which purchases actually have the biggest impact on the quality of the end product and how we can make the biggest improvements without breaking the bank.
A fun episode taking a look at the things we and you the listeners think are the worst parts of this crazy hobby….
An in depth chat with Kenneth and Nick from Muntons discussing the Malting process, LME & DME production. Designing and making extract kits and the infamous homebrew ‘twang’! Cheers
A slightly terrifying review of our personal expenditure on the hobby so far and the contentious question of whether homebrewing can actually save you money……
An in depth discussion of our recent experiences exploring the technical brewing exercise that is low ABV brewing, tips on all aspects of recipe formulation and process for maximising flavour while minimising alcohol!