Talks have started with the European Union over the use of geographical indications in beer. Intellectual property lawyer James Omond is an expert on the topic and shares his thoughts on all things related to trademark in beer.
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Axel Jany is an international customer consultant for Weyermann but also a beer sommelier. We chat about German beer culture, how it is facing the challenges of the hop-driven craft beer wave, naming conventions and whether Berliner Weisse is an appropriate style name for a beer brewed other than in Berlin.
Matt and Pete impart their chemistry and wit on the news of the week, including an update on the Queensland fire levy.
This week we sat down to chat with Green Beacon’s Johann van der Walt to talk about using experimental hops and got much more that expected from a brewer who has proved to be a reluctant podcast guest in the past.
In this episode we chat with accountant Maria Pearman whose BrewCon presentation was on the proper costing for beer. Maria is a CPA with a professional understanding of the running of breweries.
Pete and Matt catch up to debate the hard news over a hard iced tea and find out if ice in your pacific ale is “a thing”.
This week we chat with Paul Halsey CEO of UK’s Purity Brewing. Purity and Prancing Pony have entered an agreement to brew their beers reciprocally to ensure a reduced carbon footprint and to support and encourage sustainable beer production.
Pete and Matt discuss the news of the week, including the viral marketing of VB, Great Northern’s Father’s Day campaign and the question of whether alcohol companies are using digital marketing to appeal to minors.
This week we hear from Sam Hambour, co-founder of Hop Nation along with Duncan Gibson. We hear about their brewing philosophy and how they were a little blindsided by their run in with ABAC over Jedi Juice.
Pete and Matt record live from BrewCon 2019 to discuss the news of the week .