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Urban Artifact

Urban Artifact USA Catching up with Bret Kollman Baker Owner & Brewer at Urban Artifact Brewery, USA... Q: Who are you/what do you do?   A: Bret Kollmann Baker, owner/brewer for Urban Artifact. Handle recipe development, production management, and everything required to take beer and fruit from raw ingredients to a tasty fermented beverage. Q: What was the inspiration for starting the brewery?   A: Sour Beer! When we started the business in 2014 sour beer was funky, expensive, and a supremely niche product. I have loved sour beer ever since first learning about it during college, but it was never something that was affordable or approachable for most. We saw an opportunity there, to create clean...

BrewBoard Brewery

BrewBoard Brewery, Harston, Cambridgeshire Q&A Q: Who are you/what do you do?   A: Stuart Chambers. I am the head brewer and one of the founding directors of BrewBoard craft brewery. Q: What was the inspiration for starting the brewery?     A: Prior to BrewBoard I had been making small batches of beer in a brewery that I had built in an old converted Blacksmith Forge. At that time craft beer was a new and growing scene in the UK. With my passion to learn more about the art of brewing and to create vibrant hop forward beers, I went onto make several connections with brewers in the industry. The relationships I made spurred me on to join forces with my colleagues to form the business which finally de...

Spirit of Motorhead

Motorhead Get Into The Spirit Motorhead has recently added 'Motorhead Bomber Smokey Shot' and 'Motorhead Iron Fist American Whiskey' to the range.  Beers of Europe catch up  Sari Wilholm from 'Brands For Fans' who help bands and artists create their own spirits! (from left to right founders of Brands For Bands -  Yvonne Wener & Sari Wilholm) Q: Who are you/what do you do?   A: We are Brands For Fans and we help bands/artists who want to extend their merch portfolio with spirits. Q: What was the inspiration for working in the distillery?   A: We do not work that way. We do all the tasting/profiling at our office in Stockholm and then produce the s...

Gin Top Ten Whatahoot

Whatahoot Gin is One of Beers of Europe Top Ten Gins Where is Whatahoot Gin Made? Distilled by WhataHoot in the heart of Norfolk, the gin is enjoyed around the UK as something totally unique. Norfolk Inspired Gin that is ultra-smooth and deep in its flavour profile. Every bottle of WhataHoot Dry Gin is lovingly created, infusing the perfect blend of botanicals with distilled Norfolk Water, for a unique and refreshing flavour. What Ingredients are In The Gin? Combining traditional botanicals including juniper, coriander and citrus. WhataHoot Dry Gin is a artisan gin full of citrus in the begining with a hint of orange and finishing with the iconic Norfolk flavours of sea samphire and lavender. The gin is full of family...

Rum | A.H.Riise

The Rise of Riise Rum! Catching up with Bjorn Jenson, Director of Sales at A.H. Riise Spirits - Q: Who are you/what do you do?   A: The company A.H. Riise Spirits ApS is a Danish producer of rum, gin, and bitters. A.H. Riise Spirits ApS buy their rum from all over the West Indies and Central America. Only the best rums are destined to be enjoyed from a glass in the far future. Depending on whether it is at navy rum, a spiced rum or the luxurious Non-Plus Ultra, the cellar master chooses the casks from which to blend the exact rum. Q: What was the inspiration for working with A.H.Riise?   A: The name and legacy are based on the name and life of Danish Pharmacist, scientist and rum maker Albert H...

Anarchy Brew

Anarchy Brew Co. The Anarchy Brew Co. started life in Morpeth, Northumberland in 2012 and started brewing core beers, packed with flavour, which they still make today - Blonde Star and Citra Star.  In October 2018 Anarchy brewery moved to Walkergate, Newcastle upon Tyne with the added bonus of a new taproom.    The taproom is open every weekend, playing host to tap takeovers, brewer meet-ups, gigs, DJ sets and more.  Check their Taproom page for what’s on and what’s pouring this weekend.  Open every Friday and Saturday from 12pm - 10pm - if you fancy a tour around the place then give them a ring! Anarchy Brew Co. beers can now be found across the globe, with kegs and cans recently sh...

Bullards Celebration Gin

Bullards Celebration Gin To celebrate the Canaries both winning the league and being promoted, the club's gin partner Bullards has launched a limited edition 'Celebration Gin'. Bullards, as the official Norwich City gin partner, will produce a batch of only 2019 numbered bottles to be sold locally including in store and online at Beers of Europe  The Premier League bottle boasts Daniel Farke's famous celebration on the front, as well as being finished with yellow and green ribbons and an OTBC seal. An eye catching presentation and something that both gin and football fans will be keen to get their hands on. Sam Jeffery, Head of Partnerships at Norwich City FC says - “We are delighted to be...

New In Gorgeous Brewery

All About Gorgeous Brewery, London Based in the heart of Highgate, Gorgeous Brewery is family owned and family run. They are fiercely independent and always have been. ​ Following in the footsteps of their grandmother, Marion, who was born and raised in a London pub. She taught her family to work hard and that at the end of the day there’s nothing better than getting your hands on a gorgeous pint. ​ Gorgeous are a small brewery, with little automation so a whole lot of care and hard work goes into everything we make. All of their beers apart from the real ales are unfined and unfiltered, which means they are vegan, retain a natural haze and even more flavour. Q: Who are you/what do you do? A: We’re Gorgeous B...

Archangel Gin

Archangel Gin - New Beers of Europe would like to introduce the latest Gin addition to their selection, Archangel Gin - from Archangel Distilleries Ltd, Fakenham Norfolk. Archangel Gin is handcrafted in the heart of Norfolk, half way between the great monastic houses of Walsingham and Castle Acre. Producing ‘Angeli Ab Oriente’, Angels from the East; spirits with a distinctive Norfolk heritage. The Spirit of Archangel Continuing a venerable monastic tradition of brewing and distilling with a mixture of work and prayer, ‘Ora et labora ’ that stretches back well over a thousand years and during the working day we observe the monastic hours of Lauds and Vespers. Norfolk is a county where the Church has deep r...

Stewart Brewery In Edinburgh Q&A

Q: Who are you/what do you do?   A: Hi I’m Craig Scotland, the Head Brewer at Stewart Brewing in Edinburgh. Q: Where do you see, or hope to see, the brewery in 5 years’ time?   A: I’d love to see Stewart Brewing continue on the path we are on at present, maintaining the same values. Every beer we brew we do so to the best of our ability, be it a traditional style in cask or a more experimental style using less familiar ingredients. I hope our beers will continue to be enjoyed in the local market, whilst gaining a wider distribution throughout the UK. I’d also like to see more of our beers overseas. We have built strong relationships with distributors in countries such as France, Norway and...