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… Gianni Rotunno, head brewer at Brewheadz

Following a dream often requires sacrifices, and the young Italians behind Brewheadz have sacrificed more than most in pursuit of opening a brewery. To finance the cost of their four-barrel kit and eight-barrel fermenters, the four friends all moved into a one bedroom flat in Angel, brewing in the kitchen and taking it in turns … Continue reading In conversation with… Gianni Rotunno, head brewer at Brewheadz

The ticking time-bombs facing Britain’s pubs

With business rates climbing ever higher, Brexit forcing up the price of imported drinks and young people drinking less than ever before, could this be the end of the British pub as we know it? By all accounts, it ought to be a golden age for British pubs. In 2016, the number of UK breweries … Continue reading The ticking time-bombs facing Britain’s pubs

In conversation with… Robin Wright, Co-Founder of Pig & Porter Brewing Co.

*BEEP*, *BEEP*… *BEEP*, *BEEP* It’s five forty-five am on a Thursday morning, and I’m rudely awoken by the unpleasant sound of my alarm clock, jolting me out of a deep slumber. I groan, haul myself out of bed and into the shower, before getting dressed and slipping out the back door at just gone half … Continue reading In conversation with… Robin Wright, Co-Founder of Pig & Porter Brewing Co.

In conversation with… Alex Greig, proprietor of Fuggles Beer Café

“I like it because I can drink several pints of it and not fall over on the way home,” laughs Alex Grieg, as he takes the first sip of Kent session pale from a jug. We’re sat on a pair of slightly tired looking red sofas in the back-end of Fuggles Beer Café, the artisan … Continue reading In conversation with… Alex Greig, proprietor of Fuggles Beer Café