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Hop Forward: Getting You Ahead in the Brewing and Beer Business

By Nick Law

Hop Forward is a weekly podcast dedicated to the craft beer industry. Ranging from interviews, discussions and stories from a variety of brewers and entrepreneurs within the beer industry, to a variety of topics from founder and host - Nick Law - about starting, scaling and sustaining your own ventures, Hop Forward is here to help you get ahead with your beers, brand and business.

  1. 1.
    Riding the Hazy Waves of IPA [with Pipeline Brewing Co's Jonny Cooper]09/10/2020
    1:30:26
  2. 2.
    Barrel Ageing and Mixed Fermentation [with London Beer Factory]09/02/2020
    58:51
  3. 3.
    Save the Brewery [with Broughton Ales]08/21/2020
    54:28
  4. 4.
    You're Hired: The Brewery Apprentice [with Mark Tetlow]08/13/2020
    56:26
  5. 5.
    Amy Brookes talks Content on Draft [How to Harness the Power of Social Media for Your Beer Business]08/06/2020
    1:11:12
  6. 6.
    Painting the Town Red [with Round Corner Brewing]07/30/2020
    1:12:47
  7. 7.
    Working for Independent British Beer [with SIBA's Head of Comms and Marketing, Neil Walker]07/23/2020
    49:26
  8. 8.
    Unearthing Devon's Hidden Gem [with Utopian Brewing]07/16/2020
    1:10:39
  1. 9.
    Alcohol Free Beers [with Founder and CEO of Big Drop Brewing Co, Rob Fink]07/08/2020
    1:18:21
  2. 10.
    All Aboard the Hazy Hype Train [with Beau Schiner from Austmann]07/03/2020
    56:10
  3. 11.
    Mental Health in Brewing and Beers [with Yeastie Boy Stu McKinley]06/25/2020
    1:06:48
  4. 12.
    Will Pubs Ever Be the Same Again...? [with Adrian Tiereny-Jones]06/17/2020
    1:09:40
  5. 13.
    Craft: Why the term is completely undefinable, hopelessly misunderstood and absolutely essential [with Pete Brown]06/11/2020
    1:04:19
  6. 14.
    Belgium Born, London Brewed [Talking Belgium Beer Styles with Solvay Society]06/04/2020
    1:15:03
  7. 15.
    Now THAT'S how you brew a Lager [with The Original Budweiser Budvar]05/28/2020
    1:50:36
  8. 16.
    The Under Beer Belly of a #BrewersLife: Part 3 [Alcoholism in Brewing and Beer with former John Harvard's brewer, Mike Souza]05/21/2020
    55:17
  9. 17.
    The Under Beer Belly of a #Brewers Life - Part 02: Well Being and Mental Health in the Brewhouse [with Mike McGuigan]05/14/2020
    33:36
  10. 18.
    The Under Beer Belly of a #Brewers Life - Part 01: Sexism [with Jaega Wise and Lauren Harkness]05/07/2020
    37:08
  11. 19.
    What is the Deposit Return Scheme and Why Should Brewers Care? [Discussions from SIBA Beer X with Barry Watts, Ride Brew Co and Loch Leven Brewery]04/30/2020
    58:12
  12. 20.
    Brewin' USA [with Lotte Peplow from the Brewers Association]04/22/2020
    1:16:34
  13. 21.
    Recovering from Crowdfunding '19 [with Redchurch Brewery]04/16/2020
    1:32:06
  14. 22.
    Life in Lockdown [with Pressure Drop, Round Corner Brewing and many more...!]04/06/2020
    1:10:07
  15. 23.
    Power to the People... not the Pubcos [with Mark Dodds]03/26/2020
    1:44:13
  16. 24.
    How Can Breweries, Bars and Pubs Survive the Coronavirus Outbreak? [with Chris Wright from the Pubs Advisory Service]03/18/2020
    1:13:42
  17. 25.
    40 Years Championing Independent Beer in the UK [with Ian Fozard from Rooster’s Brewery and National Chairman of SIBA]03/05/2020
    1:04:28
  18. 26.
    90% Cleaning, 10% Paperwork: Brewery Hygiene and Biofilms [with independent hygiene consultant Paul Browning]02/26/2020
    1:21:46
  19. 27.
    Starting an Uprising with Windsor & Eton Brewery [with Master Brewer Paddy Johnson]02/21/2020
    1:15:53
  20. 28.
    Celebrating the Unsung Heroes in Beer [with Marble Brewery]02/13/2020
    1:16:35
  21. 29.
    All for that Taste of Taylor's [with Andy Leman and Tim Dewery from Timothy Taylor's]02/07/2020
    57:50
  22. 30.
    Why Branding is Pivotal to Your Brewery and Beer Business [LIVE with Nick Law at SIBA's North & East 2020 Meeting)01/31/2020
    23:43
  23. 31.
    Building a Great Experience with The Secret Hopper01/24/2020
    41:02
  24. 32.
    David Laird is the Bearded Beer Baron01/17/2020
    49:09
  25. 33.
    The Future of British Beer [Looking Ahead with Jonny Garrett]01/09/2020
    1:09:38
  26. 34.
    Hoppy Christmas [A Festive Message from Nick Law]12/19/2019
    4:54
  27. 35.
    Blue Christmas [A Taste of Tradition with Sheffield's Bradfield Brewery]12/13/2019
    44:26
  28. 36.
    Beer Art & Branding [Lewy Lewy on Beer Illustrations]12/05/2019
    43:26
  29. 37.
    50 Episodes...? That's One More Than 49! [Nick & Paddy hit Torrside SmokeFest]11/29/2019
    1:40:14
  30. 38.
    Health and Safety in the Brewhouse [with American Beer Professional, Teri Fahrendorf]11/21/2019
    1:10:23
  31. 39.
    40 Years and Lots of Beers [with Roger Protz]11/13/2019
    34:27
  32. 40.
    Take a Wander Beyond to the Dark Side [with Head Brewer Mat Breslin from Wander Beyond Brewing]11/08/2019
    33:59
  33. 41.
    Shiny Hoppy People: Brewery Vessels and Equipment [with James & Venks from SSV Limited]10/31/2019
    1:00:01
  34. 42.
    Raise a Toast to Sustainability [with Louisa Ziane from Toast Ales]10/23/2019
    59:27
  35. 43.
    Building a Sustainable Cask Ale Brewery10/17/2019
    58:53
  36. 44.
    The Quality of Cask Beer [with Nigel Sadler]10/09/2019
    55:21
  37. 45.
    A Bottle of Rum and a Shot of Reality [with Team Toxic]10/03/2019
    58:59
  38. 46.
    50 Observations from 500 Breweries [Joel Geier travels across America]09/23/2019
    55:26
  39. 47.
    Inside a Liquid Delicatessen [with Real Ale Ltd]09/13/2019
    1:01:05
  40. 48.
    Independence [with Jules Gray from Hop Hideout]09/06/2019
    9:14
  41. 49.
    What Would Jesus Brew? [with Hackney Church Brew Co.]08/29/2019
    47:19
  42. 50.
    Don't Talk about the Sparklers [with Claudia Mayne from Five Points Brewing Company]08/23/2019
    49:17
  43. 51.
    Brokering the Brew from a Custard Factory [Daniel Rowntree from BrewBroker]08/01/2019
    35:40
  44. 52.
    Ric Womersley is Raising Awareness One Beer at a Time [at Spotlight Brewing Co.]07/31/2019
    44:26
  45. 53.
    Something BIG is Brewing in the City of Bradford [at EYES Haus]07/23/2019
    1:02:27
  46. 54.
    Bars, Buying, and Beer Bros07/18/2019
    36:57
  47. 55.
    Lager Drinkers Demand Rights [with Will Evans from Manchester Union Brewery]07/09/2019
    43:14
  48. 56.
    Beer Riffing it up in Swansea [with Rhys Pillai from Beer Riff]07/03/2019
    40:54
  49. 57.
    Mental Health in the Beer Industry [with Paul Jones from Cloudwater]06/26/2019
    55:29
  50. 58.
    What Ails Cask Ale [Shane Swindells on the Plight of Cask Beer]06/19/2019
    1:07:05
  51. 59.
    Melissa Cole on Beer Writing... and why her face is on a pint of Guinness!06/11/2019
    54:03
  52. 60.
    Why Carl Marshall thinks a well kept pint of Hobgoblin and clean toilets are the hallmark of a good taproom.06/06/2019
    53:52
  53. 61.
    The Queer Brewing Project [with Beer Writer, Lily Waite]05/28/2019
    38:48
  54. 62.
    Building a Brand with the 'Bee Man' [Talking to Jason Winter from Bumble Beer]05/22/2019
    1:03:27
  55. 63.
    Fermenting Thoughts: The Best Beers You'll Never Try [Why Branding Is So Important!]05/15/2019
    16:42
  56. 64.
    Glasgow's Disability Tap Room [with the Glasgow Brewery Collective]04/30/2019
    39:51
  57. 65.
    Saving the Planet One Keg at a Time [with Lewis Jones from Ecokeg]04/23/2019
    28:14
  58. 66.
    What Has SIBA Ever Done For Us...? [With James Calder, Head of Public Affairs and Comms]04/16/2019
    43:41
  59. 67.
    Brewery Sell-Ups, Supermarket Beer & Bread Twitter [with Matthew Curtis]04/10/2019
    1:08:22
  60. 68.
    Making Moonshine with Dan Baxter & Laura Rangeley [Abbeydale Brewery, Sheffield, UK]04/02/2019
    59:16
  61. 69.
    Canning with Charles Sibbald [The Man Who Built a Canning Machine]03/27/2019
    32:13
  62. 70.
    Stu McKinlay from Yeastie Boys Lets the Beat Drop!03/21/2019
    44:26
  63. 71.
    Belfast and Beyond [with Willy Mayne from Bullhouse Brew Co]03/14/2019
    53:05
  64. 72.
    How Techies are Disrupting Craft Beer03/08/2019
    12:16
  65. 73.
    Supermarkets, Sales and Asahi London Pride02/27/2019
    1:03:05
  66. 74.
    Home of the Space Hopper [Eyes Brewing on Building a Brewery in Bradford]02/19/2019
    1:22:07
  67. 75.
    Stick To Your Guns If You Want To Be A Cowboy [Matthew Curtis on Beer Trends and Social Media]02/13/2019
    1:03:10
  68. 76.
    Life on Mars [with Dann Paquette from The Brewery of Saint Mars of the Desert]02/05/2019
    1:16:25
  69. 77.
    Talking Hops [with WIll Kirby from Brook House Hops]01/29/2019
    20:55
  70. 78.
    Talking Yeast with Casey Helwig [from Imperial Yeast, Portland, Oregon]01/23/2019
    43:48
  71. 79.
    How Magic is Magic Rock? [Talking Beer, Brands & Business with Richard Burhouse]01/16/2019
    57:37
  72. 80.
    Nano Brewing [with Kate Russell from Inner Bay Brewery, and Div Lannigan from Ride Brew Co].01/08/2019
    45:43
  73. 81.
    Big Beer with Josh Noel [Author of Barrel Aged Stout and Selling Out]12/19/2018
    46:19
  74. 82.
    Talking Malt with the Very Model of a Modern Major General [Carl Heron from Crisp Malting Group]12/11/2018
    10:22
  75. 83.
    Pure Crunchy Dust at Dark City 2018 [with Nick and Paddy at Northern Monk]11/30/2018
    53:50
  76. 84.
    Ups & Downs of Running a Brewhouse [Interview with Alex Barlow of Sentinel Brewing Co.]11/20/2018
    44:29
  77. 85.
    Low Alcohol Beers with Big Drop Brewing Co. [Interview with Johnny Clayton]11/15/2018
    39:21
  78. 86.
    Beer Twitter is Losing its Shit [How to Handle Social Media Criticism)11/07/2018
    13:36
  79. 87.
    Where the Hell is Clowne? [Nick meets Heist Craft]11/07/2018
    52:24

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