Posts by James Marriott

Episode 12: Podcrawl 2018 (Merry Christmas!)

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It’s December and so the Hopcast team get into the festive spirit in the only way we know how – going on a pub crawl… or should we say Podcrawl. Adam, James, Laura and Sean make four stops around Sheffield, with each responsible for picking one round. Whose beer pick will prove the most popular? We start…

Hopcast Half Pint: November 2018

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Adam and James are reunited for November’s Half Pint and try out beers from Brewdog, Loka Polly and Blue Monkey Brewery There’s a lot of news to get through as they talk new venues in Sheffield, moving venues in Sheffield, a venue celebrating a birthday and one celebrating a top honour in Sheffield, plus news…

Episode 11: Season To Be Beerful

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November’s Hopcast comes from The Lescar in Sharrow Vale and gets us in the festive spirit, trying out four Christmas beers. Adam, Sean and Laura are joined by our special guest, Hannah from Neepsend Brewery. James is away for the main recording, but we hear from him as he chats to Josh from Blue Bee brewery…

Hopcast Half Pint #4: October 2018

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  Adam’s away so it’s James and Laura on October’s Half Pint. They try out new beers from Magic Rock and Abbeydale, and reflect on Cloudwater’s big cask announcement. Plus we reflect on Sheffield Beer Festival (hint: it was good) and talk about plans for two new pubs in Sheffield. *Thanks to Sheffield band Hot Soles…

BONUS EPISODE: Sheffield Beer Festival Opening Night 2018

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Here’s the story of the opening night of Sheffield Beer Festival 2018 at Kelham Island Museum. James catches up with the organisers along with Sean and Laura, plus the charity side of the festival, news of an amazing book, gluten free beer, and the Bar Stewards may pop up too.