In conversation with… John Driebergen, head brewer at Fourpure Brewing Co.

The most impressive part of Bermondsey-based Fourpure Brewing Co's set up isn't its state-of-the-art canning machine, capable of sealing 12,000 cans per hour. Nor is it its vast quantities of oak foudres, in which small batch and highly complex beers are being aged ready for consumption. No, the most exciting thing about Fourpure is a small … Continue reading In conversation with… John Driebergen, head brewer at Fourpure Brewing Co.

Six places every beer and food lover should visit in Brooklyn

Wandering around the vibrant array of bars, brewpubs and restaurants in New York's hippest and most populated borough, it is hard to believe that for nearly two decades this area did not boast a single brewery. At the turn of the century, Brooklyn was home to 48 of the institutions, putting it at the very … Continue reading Six places every beer and food lover should visit in Brooklyn

Destinations: Brouwcafé de Molen, Bodegraven (Netherlands)

Part of what I enjoy most about going on holiday or going traveling is the opportunity to seek out and explore different bars, breweries and beer cultures across the world. To me, there is no greater joy than seeing how many beer-related activities I can squeeze into a holiday with family or friends before they … Continue reading Destinations: Brouwcafé de Molen, Bodegraven (Netherlands)

In conversation with… Niall Thomas, Regional Sales Manager at Tiny Rebel Brewery

It’s been quite a rise to fame for Newport’s Tiny Rebel brewery. In less than ten years, the brewery has gone from two men producing two beers out of a converted garage to a 60-employee strong organisation, brewing on a dual steam 30-barrel brewhouse and exporting beer to over 20 countries around the world. Along … Continue reading In conversation with… Niall Thomas, Regional Sales Manager at Tiny Rebel Brewery

In conversation with… Pete Brown, award-winning beer writer and author

By all accounts, Pete Brown hasn't had a bad career. The three time winner of The Guild of Beer Writers' beer writer of the year award is currently in the middle of promoting his eighth book -‘Miracle Brew’ - his first exclusively about the subject of beer since 2009. I sat down with the globe-trotting … Continue reading In conversation with… Pete Brown, award-winning beer writer and author