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Celebratory Brews

Season 5, Ep. 3

In this episode, Clare Philips, Simon Webster and David King and joined by Fergus Fitzgerald, head brewer at Adnams and creator of the ‘Thank Brew’ pale ale that is being brewed and sold by brewers and publicans to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee. Ahead of the Glasgow Real Ale Festival on 16-18 June, they sit down with Walter Ross to learn a bit about the role of a festival steward, a real unsung hero of the festival, being the first port of call for visitors, keeping everyone safe, and doing whatever is needed to keep the show on the road.   

Alison Taffs sits down with Adam Green from Old Street Brewery and Oliver Meckler from Symbiose in the Netherlands, to talk about their big celebratory brews, from bourbon-barrelled stouts to champagne-styled beers brewed with grapes. 

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What's in a bottle (or can?!)

Season 5, Ep. 1
This season the podcast is going on tour with a brand new cast of voices! We're travelling across the UK to link up with CAMRA branches to learn more about the beer, pub, cider and club scene and hear more about what they do as local campaigners.Episode 1 kicks off in Newcastle just ahead of the Newcastle Beer & Cider Festival! We sit down with festival organisers Anthony McMulllen and Volunteer Martin Ellis to learn more about beer in Newcastle and the Ouseburn. We also learn all about what's in a bottle or can, discover CAMRA's new definition of live beer, #notfromconcentrate cider and sit down with award-winning author Adrian Tierney-Jones to hear about his 250 favourite beers from bottles and cans featured in his new book United Kingdom of Beer.Additional resources include:Storing & serving beer at home by Katie MathersBringing cider to the table series by Bill BradshawBeer for all occasions by Adrian Tierney-JonesCAMRA's One to Try accreditation schemeCAMRA's definition of live beerCAMRA's guide to #notfromconcentrate cider Guide to saving your pub from closure Join CAMRA if you're not already a member for just £28.50 a year at gain access to great audio and visual content on ourLearn & Discoverplatform.Don't forget to support the show at you'd like to get involved, simply follow us on Twitter @PubsPintsPeople or on our NEW Facebook account @PubsPintsPeople