The Beer & Pubcast is the podcast of the British Beer & Pub Association.
Speaking up for Britain’s Beer & Pub industry, the podcast is made by the trade for the trade, exploring issues and topics relevant to beer and pub businesses in the UK.
You can listen and subscribe to The Beer & Pubcast on Soundcloud and below.
The Beer & Pubcast – Speaking up for Beer & Pubs – Episode 5:
In episode five of the Beer & Pubcast, host Adam Batstone interviews Emma McClarkin, the newly appointed Chief Executive of the British Beer & Pub Association, on topics ranging from her new role to her background as and MEP and vision for the BBPA.
The Beer & Pubcast – Speaking up for Beer & Pubs – Episode 4:
In episode four of the Beer & Pubcast, the British Beer & Pub Association’s Policy Manager, Steve Livens, hosts guests to discuss low and no beer, an exciting and growing market.
Featuring guests Laura Willoughby, co-founder of mindful drinking movement Club Soda, and Tristan O’Hana, Pub & Bar magazine editor, the episode explores the growth of mindful drinking and how brewers and publicans can take advantage of it through the growing range of low and no alcohol beers now on offer.
The Beer & Pubcast – Speaking up for Beer & Pubs – Episode 3:
In episode 3 of the Beer & Pubcast, we discuss the exciting innovations brewers and pubs are using to improve their environmental credentials. Adnams have long been a leading light in this area and we hear the views of guest Andy Wood, CEO of Adnams.
For many brewers and publicans, plans in Scotland and the rest of the UK for a Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) are confusing and hugely costly. So in this episode, we also explore what a DRS will mean for the sector, making it an essential listen for anyone working in the trade.
The Beer & Pubcast – Speaking up for Beer & Pubs – Episode 2:
In this second episode of the Beer & Pubcast, the British Beer & Pub Association’s CEO Brigid Simmonds, and Director of Policy Andy Tighe, discuss the leased and tenanted pub model – a way of running a pub that is unique to Britain.
The episode also discusses the ongoing review of the Pubs Code, the legislation that regulates the relationship between pub tenants and pub operators, and what Boris Johnson becoming Prime Minister could mean for pubs and brewers.
The Beer & Pubcast – Speaking up for Beer & Pubs – Episode 1:
In this very first episode of the Beer & Pubcast, the British Beer & Pub Association’s CEO Brigid Simmonds, and Director of Public Affairs David Wilson, discuss the pertinent issues facing brewers and pubs at present.
Hosted by Adam Batstone, a shareholder of the The Craufurd Arms, Maidenhead, an award winning community owned pub, the podcast explores the impact of taxes such as business rates and beer duty on pubs, as well as the role of pubs in communities and on the high street. This very first episode also touches on the potential effect Brexit might have on Britain’s beer and pubs, as well as the export potential of British beer around the world.