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ONE with First Chop Brewery

A new series of single hop pale ales that showcases the power of everyone’s favourite little green flower. “It’s something that I’ve hand in mind for years,” says Rik Garner, founder of Manchester’s First Chop, as he tells me all about ONE: a brand new range of single-hop pale ales that will be released throughout […]

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BEER FOR THE FREE – Bellfield Brewery

We chat to the team at Bellfield Brewery on brewing gluten-free, vegan-friendly craft beer without compromise. Ok, an easy one first – how, when, and why was Bellfield Brewery founded? It actually all started with a conversation in an Edinburgh pub back in 2014, between myself and a pal of mine who was also a […]

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Craft Beer Lingo

You have the hipster glasses and you drink IPA on the regular, but you don’t know your imperial from your session, find out some of the lingo used in the craft beer industry to widen your knowledge in your new found hoppy. Knowing the ingredients: Malt: This is the starting point for beer, it is […]

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Style Guides

Style Guide: What is a Saison

Saison is a style of beer that originated in Belgium, named after the seasonal farmhouse workers of Belgium and Norther France – who supposedly drank them after a day’s hard graft in the fields. It’s a rustic beer that is open to interpretation from brewers. They often use wild, top fermenting yeast and a variety […]

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Style Guide: What Is A Session Beer?

While there is no set definition of what a session beer is (they can cross many styles), they tend to be moderate in alcohol: hovering around the 3.0-4.5% ABV mark. Drinkability is the key factor in the overall balance of these beers, with a flavour that isn’t too overpowering and can be enjoyed again and […]

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Monaghan Made – Catching Up with Brehon Brewhouse

As Brehon’s bold new image stars in our Beers of the Month, we look back on last summer’s conversation between Flavourly’s own Monaghan man Rob Gilmour and his compatriot, Seamus McMahon of Brehon Brewhouse, as they talk NEIPA brewing in rural Ireland, the terroir of time and who knows what else… Every so often, an […]

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60-second Q&A: 360° Brewing Co

We chat to Robin Langton from 360° Brewing Co and get to know them in just 60 seconds…   For those who may not have encountered 360° Brewing Co before – how, when, and why did you start brewing? We started brewing in 2013, because we love great craft beer of all shapes and sizes. […]

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Loch Lomond Wins Brewery of the Year

Flavourly collaboration beer Electric Café wins Best Pilsner!   The national awards programme for Scottish brewing has revealed the names of the best beers brewed in Scotland this year as part of its annual competition. The 5th annual Scottish Beer Awards, has released its list of winning beers following a wide ranging competition which involved […]

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Take 5 with StudioStereo

We chat to Connie Hunter-Jamison from StudioStereo about Brehon’s striking new brand, the art of storytelling, and business meetings in taprooms… Firstly, who are Studio Stereo? We’re a branding and multi-disciplinary design studio based in Belfast, working in the field of brand identity and visual communication. We’re a small but agile team… just two of […]