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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

1 Canons Road

Bristol, BS1 5TX

16 October 2017, 12.45pm – 5pm

Confirmed speakers

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.

Adam Robertson | Verdant Brewing Company

Adam Robertson is the co-founder of Verdant Brewing Company. Established two years ago, the Falmouth-based brewery that also comprises James Heffron and Richard White, is enjoying fantastic success with its increasing family of beers. At the Brewers Lectures the Bristol native will place the spotlight on growing a brewery tenfold in one hit.

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.

Phil Lowry | Simply Hops

Phil Lowry is one of the craft brewing originals with experience in the craft market for over 20 years, that makes him one of the best-known personalities in brewing. Phil looks after the growing European and African market for Simply Hops and is the co-founder of Dover’s Breakwater Brewery.