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Purple Moose Brewery | Q&A

Are you curious to know about the people behind the beers you buy? Or perhaps you want to know what inspires brewers to brew and bloggers to write about beer? Our Q&A posts are a light hearted way of getting to know people working in, and connected to, the beer and alcohol industry.   In today’s post we are chatting to Purple Moose Brewery. Located in the historic harbour town of Porthmadog in North Wales, close to the Snowdonian mountains. Brewing commenced on the 14th June 2005 with a one off special pale ale called “No.1.”   Who are you/what do you do?   I’m Lawrence Washington, Managing Director of Purple Moose Brewery Ltd How long have you been brewing at Purple M...

Brew Age | Q&A

Are you curious to know about the people behind the beers you buy? Or perhaps you want to know what inspires brewers to brew and beer bloggers to blog? Our “Q&A” posts are a light hearted way of getting to know people working in, and connected to, the beer and alcohol industry.   Today’s post features a brewery that we have just started stocking called Brew Age who are located in Austria.   Who are you/what do you do?   At Brew Age we are gypsy brewers from Vienna. We are partnering with a brewery from Salzburg, Brauhaus Gusswerk and brew and bottle almost all of our beers there. So we like to call ourselves “settled gypsy brewers”. We are planning to open o...

Ringwood Brewery | Q&A

Are you curious to know about the people behind the beers you buy? Or perhaps you want to know what inspires brewers to brew and beer bloggers to blog? Our “Q&A” posts are a light hearted way of getting to know people working in, and connected to, the beer and alcohol industry. Today’s post features Ringwood Brewery.   Ringwood Brewery was founded by Peter Austin in 1978, a man who is revered as “the father of British Micro-brewing”.  Ringwood Brewery’s first brewhouse was in a former bakery in the old station yard brewing Best Bitter and Fortyniner for a handful of local customers. 1979 saw the production of Old Thumper, which has since become the flagship brew.  In 1986,...