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. Including both interviews, discussions and stories from a range of brewers and entrepreneurs within the industry, to advice from founder and host, Nick Law, about starting, scaling and sustaining your own ventures, the Hop Forward podcast is here to help you get ahead with your beers, brand and business.

  1. 1.
    Episode 122: A Sheep in Wolf's Clothing [with Matty Dixon, founder of SiWC)
    1:16:19
  2. 2.
    Episode 121: Converting a Derelict Building into a Brewhouse & 30 Line Taproom... in the Middle of a Pandemic [with Heist Brew Co]
    58:41
  3. 3.
    Episode 120: Let's Record a Podcast and Talk about Beer, Pies and Mental Health [with Danny McColl from McColl's Brewery]
    1:18:47
  4. 4.
    Episode 119: What Women Endure Working in Craft Beer and Why It Needs to Change [with Siobhan Buchanan & Charlotte Cook]
    58:42
  5. 5.
    Episode 118: Canarchy in the USA [with Jesse Kercheval, International Business Development Manager for CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective]
    57:16
  6. 6.
    Episode 117: Elusive Brewing's Andy Parker is... The Nicest Guy In Beer
    1:03:14
  7. 7.
    Episode 116: How Healthy is Your Beer Drinking Lifestyle [with Mark Dredge]
    46:47
  8. 8.
    Episode 115: From Bishop to Beercraft [with Bishop Nick's Nelion Ridley]
    1:11:51
  1. 9.
    Episode 114: Wild & Sour Beers, Barrel-Aging and White Haired Canadian's Called Craig [with Kevin Freer from Block Three Brewing Company]
    57:17
  2. 10.
    Episode 113: Are Marston's a Craft Brewery...? (and other such musings) [Brewing on a Big Scale with Emma-Gilleland]
    47:03
  3. 11.
    Episode 112: Malt & Malt Extracts: Practical Insights for You and Your Brewhouse [with the Muntons Malt team]
    1:16:55
  4. 12.
    Episode 111: Why Omega Yeast's Bill McFarland Swears by Kveik...!
    1:10:43
  5. 13.
    Episode 110: Julie Rhodes on Getting Them Through the Door: Increasing Beer Sales through Good Marketing
    1:15:18
  6. 14.
    Episode 109: Branding a Beer Business: a Conversation from a Designer's Perspective [with Marcus Ohanesian and Nick Law]
    1:02:19
  7. 15.
    Episode 108: The Origins of Moonwake Beer Co
    1:10:23
  8. 16.
    Episode 107: East Meets West [with Vocation Brewery & Gweilo Beer UK]
    55:09
  9. 17.
    Episode 106: An American Brewery in London [with Werewolf Beer]
    1:20:28
  10. 18.
    Episode 105: How to Make a Sustainable Beer [with DEYA Brewing Company]
    1:02:53
  11. 19.
    Episode 103: Don't Forget the Fuggles: Is There Any Hope for the Future of British Hops? [with Ali Capper from the British Hop Association]
    1:05:15
  12. 20.
    Episode 102: Pubs and the Pandemic [with Nick Boley from the Campaign for Real Ale]
    51:40
  13. 21.
    Episode 102: Beyond the Pale and Shores of America: Sierra Nevada's Role in the UK and Europe
    59:48
  14. 22.
    Episode 101: Looking Into the Abyss [with Julie O'Grady from Neptune Brewery]
    59:29
  15. 23.
    Episode 100: More Monk Thank Punk [with Northern Monk's Russell Bisset]
    1:02:03
  16. 24.
    Episode 99: From a Cold Store in an Apartment to Building Nigeria’s First Craft Brewery [with Bature Brewery]
    1:06:59
  17. 25.
    Episode 98: The Reality of a #BrewersLife [with Donncha Burke]
    1:11:16
  18. 26.
    Episode 97: Why We Need Leadership and Personal Development in the Brewing and Beer Industry [with Christian Barden]
    1:04:10
  19. 27.
    Episode 96: Summoning up the Number of the Feast [with Leviathan Brewing]
    1:06:55
  20. 28.
    Episode 95: Beers that Belong to the Land [with Duration Brewing]
    1:11:44
  21. 29.
    Episode 94: Brewed with Music [with Signature Brew]
    54:09
  22. 30.
    Episode 93: Unity Brewing Co: Four Years, Four Beers and the Ups and Downs of Owning a Brewery
    1:17:48
  23. 31.
    Small Breweries' Relief (Part 2) with Timothy Taylor's
    1:09:38
  24. 32.
    Small Brewers' Relief (Part 1) [with Anspach & Hobday]
    45:10
  25. 33.
    4pm is Officially Beer O'Clock [with Untappd CEO]
    51:30
  26. 34.
    Work In Progress: Working for a more inclusive beer industry [with Brewgooder’s Alan Mahon]
    53:59
  27. 35.
    The Formula for a Great Beer Business [with Good Chemistry Brewing]
    1:03:48
  28. 36.
    Beers, Braumeisters and Alpacas [with Jason Bayliffe from Broadtown Brewery]
    56:15
  29. 37.
    Dried Yeast and Fermentations [with Andrew Paterson from Lallemand Brewing]
    1:21:03
  30. 38.
    Riding the Hazy Waves of IPA [with Pipeline Brewing Co's Jonny Cooper]
    1:30:26
  31. 39.
    Barrel Ageing and Mixed Fermentation [with London Beer Factory]
    58:51
  32. 40.
    Save the Brewery [with Broughton Ales]
    54:28
  33. 41.
    You're Hired: The Brewery Apprentice [with Mark Tetlow]
    56:26
  34. 42.
    Amy Brookes talks Content on Draft [How to Harness the Power of Social Media for Your Beer Business]
    1:11:12
  35. 43.
    Painting the Town Red [with Round Corner Brewing]
    1:12:47
  36. 44.
    Working for Independent British Beer [with SIBA's Head of Comms and Marketing, Neil Walker]
    49:26
  37. 45.
    Unearthing Devon's Hidden Gem [with Utopian Brewing]
    1:10:39
  38. 46.
    Alcohol Free Beers [with Founder and CEO of Big Drop Brewing Co, Rob Fink]
    1:18:21
  39. 47.
    All Aboard the Hazy Hype Train [with Beau Schiner from Austmann]
    56:10
  40. 48.
    Mental Health in Brewing and Beers [with Yeastie Boy Stu McKinley]
    1:06:48
  41. 49.
    Will Pubs Ever Be the Same Again...? [with Adrian Tiereny-Jones]
    1:09:40
  42. 50.
    Craft: Why the term is completely undefinable, hopelessly misunderstood and absolutely essential [with Pete Brown]
    1:04:19

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