Hopcast Stories #1: Martha and Dann, Saint Mars of the Desert

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Welcome to the first of our new series of special episodes, Hopcast Stories – where we go under the surface of the beer scene to hear the amazing tales of the people within in. Our first Hopcast Story comes from Martha and Dann, who travelled the East coast of the United States, half of Europe and the…

Hopcast Half Pint: January 2019

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Adam and James try out beers from a couple of new breweries in the spirit of Tryanuary, plus one from an old favourite. We talk beer festival news and reveal the winners of our first ever Golden Hop awards. James was banned from seeing the vote, so see if he correctly predicts the winners in…

Happy Birthday Us!

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It’s our first birthday and so we head back to where it all began: Bar Stewards. Al and Charlie join James, Adam and Laura for our Tryanuary special, as we each bring a beer to try we wouldn’t normally go for. We get through beers from Black Jack / Wild Weather, Yonder, Northern Whisper, Magic…

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Hopcast Half Pint: December 2018

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We’re feeling festive for this month’s Hopcast Half Pint. Adam and James try a Christmas-ish cranberry and ginger dark sour from Marble in Manchester, a new Gluten Free offering from Acorn in Barnsley, and a waffle and blueberry breakfast stout from Vocation and Yeastie Boys. Plus we find out about a new brewery coming to Sheffield, the…

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…