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Brew and Bean Podcast

Podcast #3 – 92 Degrees, Liverpool

Halfway 2 Nowhere Beer and Coffee Podcast – #3 Special Guest: Jack Brewitt – Co-Founder This week’s episode In this episode, we talk about three of 92 Degree’s coffees, going into detail about the story of the coffees and how they became a central to 92 Degree’s range. This week’s coffee: Hope Street Espresso – […]

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Music Tracks of the Week

Friday 5 – May 15th 2020

The Crooks – In Time One of my favourite tracks released in 2020 so far, The Crooks are back with “In Time” the hotly anticipated follow-up to “She Walks Alone”. This is a beautifully crafted song, with a belting vocal and an Oasis-esque melody running throughout. The Chesterfield five-piece are a true class act, and […]

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Brew and Bean Brewery Q&A

Neptune Brewery

In 2015, two passionate home brewers opened up Neptune Brewery in the outskirts of Liverpool. Since then, Les and Geoff have made Neptune one of the north-west’s leading breweries, with their taproom and beers going from strength to strength. All of their beers are unfined and unfiltered, making them suitable for all (over 18 of […]

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Brew and Bean Roaster of the Week

Roost Coffee

Malton, a market town in North Yorkshire is the heartbeat of food and drink culture in the north of England. With excellent breweries, including Brass Castle and some of the best food courtesy of The Talbot and their regular food market, Malton has become a hub for visitors and locals alike. One of the exceptional […]

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Brew and Bean Podcast

Podcast #2 – Brew York

Halfway 2 Nowhere Beer and Coffee Podcast – #2 Special Guest: Lee Grabham – Head Brewer and Co-Owner This week’s episode In this episode, we talk about three of Brew York’s beers, going into detail about the story of the beers and why they’re so important to the brewery. This week’s beers: Goose Willis – […]

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Brew and Bean Brewery Q&A

Polly’s Brewing Co. – Meet Arron Fellows

The Welsh brewing scene, over the past few years, has been electric. Our Battle of the Breweries currently live over on Twitter proves that with Tiny Rebel, Flowerhorn, Boss Brewing and more, standing out as some of the hot favourites to go the distance. The stand out brewery for me in that part of the […]

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Beer Tasting Brew and Bean

McColl’s Brewery

In recent years, the north-east beer scene has been growing and several breweries (Wylam, Almasty, Anarchy for example) have become household name for beer drinkers nationwide. One brewery that is sat in County Durham that hasn’t quite got that status yet, but is making beers that the industry are talking about, is McColl’s Brewery, in […]

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Podcast Podcast

Halfway 2 Nowhere Podcast: Episode 1 – Tom Lumley and The Brave Liaison

Episode One of the Halfway 2 Nowhere Podcast saw Cambridge’s Tom Lumley of Tom Lumley & the Brave Liaison join me to chat about his new EP, some embarrassing musical memories and much more. Tom Lumley & The Brave Liaison are fast gaining themselves a reputation for being a “must see” band who are known […]

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Brew and Bean

WOKE Coffee

This week, a brand new kickstarter launches from WOKE Coffee, a new subscription box that will provide some of the best independent coffee monthly to subscribers. With many coffee subscription boxes focusing on just one or two roasters, WOKE will bring a range of monthly coffee to consumers, with the aim to make it a […]