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Episode 29: Wheat Beers

Discover some miraculous German beer engineering with Lisa, Thandi, and Katie. Is it the wheat? Is it the yeast? Is it the finely tuned temperatures or the exact time for which they are held? Come appreciate a finely crafted wheat style or two with us. You may never look at a glass of beer with…

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Episode 28: Eurovision!

Spectacle, songs, sparkles… It’s the Eurovision 2021 with Katie, Lisa, and Thandi! We’ve got our beer poured and we’re so excited for the entries.Bet you haven’t heard of half the groups that got their start in Eurovision. Or maybe you know them intimately. There’s politics, there’s gay culture, there’s rules,  there’s human stories and campy…

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Episode 27: Beer & Food pairing

Bean, Carolyn, and Katie talk flavour pairings in an episode of pure escapism. While we want to be guided by some kind of method or science, at the end of the day, we just want to have tasty beers and food from porridge in the morning till dessert at night. You know how it is. We all…

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Episode 26: Yeast 101

Yeast strains old, yeast strains new, yeast strains captured, yeast strains brewed. Bean, Thandi, and Lisa talk about yeast. Its flavours, temperatures, properties, and wonders. Listen here Watch here https://youtu.be/Mxx9sDddML0 Episode Beers Leffe – Blonde, Belgium (https://leffe.com/en/leffe-blond) Western Herd – Siege Pale Ale, Ireland (https://www.westernherd.com/product/siege-pale-ale/) Metalman – Atomium Belgian Amber, Ireland (https://metalmanbrewing.com/beer/) Links National Collection…

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Episode 25: Aine from Connemara

‘A modern beer from an ancient land.’ Christina, Thandi, and Katie talk with Aine who leads Connemara Brewing, one of the very newest wonders of the Wild Atlantic Way in the West of Ireland. How did Aine O’Hora become a technical brewer of broad range and ability, and a maven of swabbing and quality control?…

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Episode 24: Sours

A must-listen for interested beer drinkers dipping their toes into the sour styles. Carolyn, Sarah, Thandi, and Lisa help you sort your Goses from your Gueuzes, your Brettanomyces from your Saccharomyces, your primary fermentation from your secondary fermentation. Low in hops, high in pucker, we talk flavour from barnyard hay to cherry syrup. And perhaps…

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Episode 23: Prohibition

“It’s super awful, but people should know about this.“ It’s time once again for stories and outrage! Also, swears. Lisa, Christina, Carolyn, and Sarah talk temperance, from the movement’s moderate beginnings to hardcore terrible nonsense. All the racism and bad stuff you could ask for, right out of the gate! But did you know that…

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