The fourth instalment of the Brewers Lectures comes to Bristol on 16 October 2017. The first session will focus on brewing ingredients and methods, followed by a beer tasting. The second session will look at brewing as a business, challenges to growth and business models. The confirmed speakers list can be seen below and seats are very limited.
Venue & Time
Bristol, BS1 5TX
16 October 2017, 12.45pm – 5pm
Ed Mason | Five Points Brewing Company
Ed Mason is the owner and director of The Five Points Brewing Company. The London-based business, which has made its name from an excellent, consistent, range of beers, started brewing commercially in 2013, and is one of the capital’s finest breweries. Ed is also the co-founder of craft beer and kitchen, Mason & Company.
Mike Marcus | Chorlton Brewing Company
Mike Marcus left his studies in the world of fine art when started Chorlton Brewing Co in 2014. Driven by a respect for the heritage of German sour beer, he is now making a career producing some of the nation’s most respected beers that are making waves both in the UK and overseas.
Robert Percival | Lallemand
Robert is a qualified brewing professional with extensive experience in quality and technical roles in beer production. Working for yeast specialists Lallemand, the IBD young brewer of the year 2013/14 is an expert in the fields of fermentation and cask beer production.
Roger Ryman | St Austell
Roger Ryman wrote his name into UK brewing history when he created St Austell ‘Tribute’ nearly 20 years ago. Much has changed since he first produced that ale in 1999 but with the subsequent, popular creation of numbers like ‘Proper Job’, Ryman has helped guarantee ongoing success for the historic Cornish brewery. His expertise in brewing is difficult to rival.
Jim Wilson | Simply Hops
Jim the Brewer as he is lovingly referred to by all that know him, has been working as a craft brewer for as long as he could lift a sack of malt. Famous for the Jim Wilson Bitter at Tap East, and for his enthusiasm and drive when fighting the corner of the smaller brewer; including on one memorable occasion the government itself.
Justin Hawke | Moor Beer
Moor Beer has celebrated its 10th birthday on the back of record results in 2017. Alongside collaboration brews, hosting major events and the introduction of new beers, brewery owner Justin Hawke is eyeing considered expansion in Bristol, and beyond.