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Season 3, Ep. 7

May is one of two months in the year where we celebrate cider! In this episode, our hosts shine a spotlight on cider makers and the quality products they create. In our first interview, drinks educator and owner of the Hop Inn Micropub Alison Taffs speaks to Pomona Award winner Tom Oliver about his work, the importance of good ingredients, and the need for inclusivity in the industry. In the second interview we’ll hear from Adam Wells, who is a renowned cider writer, interviewed by James Finch, aka the Cider Critic.

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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