Cambridge Beer Festival – Learning & Discovery Pavilion – May 2019

The Cambridge Beer Festival (organised by CAMRA) is one of the biggest dates on the beer calendar with over 40,000 people visiting during the week-long festival.

In 2019, I curated and chaired a series of events in the Discovery Pavilion. There were talks, tastings, discussions and debates on a range of topics including wild and mixed fermentation, sustainability, the contemporary cider scene and the future of British beer.

My guests included:

The events were recorded and you can hear some of them on Fermentation Beer & Brewing Radio.

Barcelona Beer Festival – live podcast – March 2019

I left a rainy England behind for a few days in mid-March and caught a little spring sunshine in Barcelona. Whilst there, I recorded an episode of Fermentation Beer & Brewing Radio in front of a live audience at the wonderful Barcelona Beer Festival.

My guests were:

You can download and listen to the episode via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or by visiting the Fermentation Beer & Brewing Radio website.

The PUBcast!

Together with PUB19 – the only dedicated show for the UK pub industry – I have produced a series of short podcasts exploring the challenges and opportunities facing publicans today.

The podcasts take a look behind the headlines at the trends shaping today’s market and explore issues such as food, drinks, design, technology and more. With guest including Geetie Singh-Watson MBE  (founder of the UK’s first and only organic pub), Laura Willoughby MBE (co-founder of Club Soda), Lee Cash (founder of Peach Pubs), Joycelyn Neve (founder of the Seafood Pub Company), Jane Peyton (drinks writer and educator) and Pete Brown (Chair of the British Guild of Beer Writers), the conversation is sure to be lively and informative.

You can listen right here.