26 episodes

Join award-winning writer and photographer Matthew Curtis as we explore the worlds of beer, wine, cider, food and travel, and the joy we find within these cultures.

The Pellicle Podcast Pellicle

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    • 5.0 • 26 Ratings

Join award-winning writer and photographer Matthew Curtis as we explore the worlds of beer, wine, cider, food and travel, and the joy we find within these cultures.

    Ep26 — Mark Tranter of Burning Sky Brewery, Sussex

    Ep26 — Mark Tranter of Burning Sky Brewery, Sussex

    Burning Sky feels to me like a brewery that’s very settled. And that’s saying something after the past two years we’ve all been through. In this episode Matthew chats to its founder and head brewer, Mark Tranter, and talks about his two and a half decade brewing career, as well as what the brewery and its beers mean to him, and what his future plans look like.

    • 1 hr
    Ep25 — Modern British Beer

    Ep25 — Modern British Beer

    In this episode host Matthew Curtis talks at length about his recently released book Modern British Beer, as well as digging into the controversy surrounding Denmark’s Mikkeller Brewing Company, on the eve of its annual festival in Copenhagen.

    • 43 min
    Ep24 — James Albon on 'The Delicacy'

    Ep24 — James Albon on 'The Delicacy'

    In this episode Jonny Hamilton chats to illustrator James Albon about the restaurant industry, and his recently released graphic novel The Delicacy.

    • 1 hr
    Ep23 — Bundobust Crank it up a Notch

    Ep23 — Bundobust Crank it up a Notch

    In this episode Matthew chats to Mayur Patel, Marko Husak and Dan Hocking of Bundobust, a small chain of restaurants based in Leeds, Liverpool and Manchester that pairs Gujurati-style food with a contemporary range of beer. They chat about everything from their brand new brewery and fourth site—due to open on Manchester’s Oxford Street in autumn 2021—and the evolution and culture of Indian food in the UK.

    • 52 min
    Ep22 — On Writing and St. Mars of the Desert

    Ep22 — On Writing and St. Mars of the Desert

    This episode is a particularly self-indulgent one. Join Matthew as he talks about writing, and his process, before he reads his recent profile of Sheffield’s Brewery of St. Mars of the Desert.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Ep21 — Paul Jones of Cloudwater Brew Co, Manchester

    Ep21 — Paul Jones of Cloudwater Brew Co, Manchester

    Host Matthew Curtis catches up with Paul Jones, owner and founder of Cloudwater Brew Co. in Manchester, to chat about how the brewery has changed since it was founded just over six years ago, the Manchester beer scene, the brewery's activism, recent business decisions, and its delicious beers.

    • 1 hr 17 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

phil2hoots! ,

A delight

Thoughtful, well structured and knowledgeable content combined with an excellent broadcasting ability brings a seamless coherence to Matts Podcast that’s a delight to listen to. The hour just slipped away...and left me feeling I should be enjoying more beer!

nicklawmusic ,

Some of the best beer culture and industry insights you’ll hear today

Matthew Curtis and the team at Pellicle deliver great articles on all things craft beer and the podcast is a fantastic edition to their content.

These are some of the best beer (and drinks) culture and industry thoughts out there, delivered in a highly professional and friendly way.

Highly recommended listening.

Oli Haydon ,

A dulcet drinks discovery

Matt’s calming voice, industry challenging ideas, quality script writing (and just as good ramblings) is fast making the Pellicle podcast the definitive beer & cider broadcast of our times!

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