Sarah Cleeton

Episode 7: Beer and Gods

This week Katie takes the reins and is talking about the various Gods that have ruled the beer world since the dawn of time. She is joined by Joanne and resident beer history buffs Christina and Lisa. Listen out for stories about St Brigid, Ninkasi, Hatho, Nomkhubulwane as well as others. Goddesses of Beer, we…

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Episode 6: Chicha Brewing

Ever heard of Chicha? Neither had today’s host Carolyn. She and Katie (who’s making her Beer Ladies Podcast debut!) learn all about Chicha and the women who brewed it from our resident history buffs, Christina and Lisa. Expect to learn a bit about the history of Chicha, its standing within Incan society, and how it’s…

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Episode 5: Women in Beer: Kellie & Erica

In this week’s episode, Christina and Thandi chat with two prominent women in the Irish beer scene: Kellie Dawson and Erica Burke. Kellie has just come off her presidency of the National Homebrew Club, the first woman to be in that position, and Erica is studying Brewing and Distilling and is doing some interesting beery…

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Episode 4: Alewives, Witches & Economics

It’s Halloween and we can’t get enough of witchy tales and spooky stories! Following on from Episode 1: Hocus Pocus, It’s All Bogus, where Christina and Lisa busted the myth that Alewives are responsible for the modern stereotype of witches – this week they’re talking about what the connection really might be. Sarah hosts this…

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Episode 3: A Boozy Brunch

In this episode, Hilary leads Joanne, Carolyn, and Thandi through a casual chat with no agenda! Grab a beer or two, and join us for a boozy brunch. Expect to hear how Covid has changed our drinking habits, why we think Amber Ales rule, what we’re looking forward to post-lockdown, and how each of us…

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Episode 2: Locktoberfest

In this episode, Thandi, Carolyn, Sarah, and Bean are having a Lockdown Oktoberfest: Locktoberfest! Each has chosen a beer that is seasonal and will talk about their choice. There’s a bonus beer there, because, well … it’s 2020, and there are no rules.  Expect to hear about the beers as well as: ASMR Beer and food…

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Episode 1: Hocus Pocus, It’s All Bogus

In our very first episode of the Beer Ladies Podcast, Thandi, Lisa, and Christina are going back in time! They will take you through why the stereotypical depiction of witches (imagine pointy hats, brooms, and black cats) is absolutely not based on Medieval (5th – 15th century) Alewives, despite what the History Channel says! Helpful…

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Episode 0: Trailer

Introducing the Beer Ladies Podcast! Launching 9 October 2020 – new episodes each Friday.

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