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
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!
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.
A fascinating discussion of all things yeast and much more besides with Andrew Paterson from Lallemand.
A deep dive into the Kölsch beer style, looking at all aspects of brewing this wonderful style at home. Cheers!
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….
We are joined by Martin Hoddinott winner of our homebrew competition at Unity brewing, we talk about Hod’s brewing background, his process and methods, the winning recipe and some exciting plans for the future. Enjoy!
Our first international guest on the pod! A fascinating chat with Aussie homebrewer turned pro Ivan Juggins covering the realities of pro brewing, the craft beer scene in Australia and an infamous Doughnut beer amongst many other topics!
Lots of beer, mostly Chris’s beermail but a few commercials as well and the usual general mayhem!
Matt Curtis is an author, blogger, and beer lover who is the author of Modern British Beer and Pellicle Magazine. He joins us for a jaunt through the world of Modern British Beer. We talk about where it came from, and where its going. Its also probably the quietist you’ll ever hear the 4 of us. Great talking to Matt, he’s welcome back when his next book is written, that is for sure.