A podcast about the history of beer.
Floz is a brewer and beer judge, Maz is an ex bar manager, you could say that beer is a big part of their relationship. Together they delve into the social and cultural history of beer and brewing , while sampling some of the finest beers available to humanity.
Ruminations 6: Beer Folklore (Ninkasi & Gambrinus)
In this weeks episode Maz and Floz delved deep into the cupboard of doom and pulled out two nicely aged bottles, Cantillion's 'Rosè de Gambrinus' from 2017 and Wild Beer Co 'Ninkasi' from 2013 (?) , and discuss the legends behind their namesakes.
A Quick Half: Alpha Delta Brewing Co
Maz and Floz crack open a few delightful cans from a newcomer from the North East who have already made a real impression on the industry - Alpha Delta Brewing Co.
A Quick Half: On The Road!
Maz and Floz have been busy of late, but not too busy to go out for a pint and test drive their new portable recorder! This episode is made up of two recordings from their first day returning to the pubs, as the latest lockdown restrictions ease.
Ruminations 5: Beer Riots!
This week Maz and Floz reach for their pitchforks and flaming torches, and charge headlong into the history of riots instigated in the name of beer.
Libations 4 (ii) : Trappist Brewing (Again)
In part two of this deep dive into the holy sea of Trappist beer, Maz and Floz discuss some of the novitiates (arguably) of the Trappist world: La Trappe, Spencer and Tynt Meadow.
Libations 4 (i) : Trappist Brewing
In part one of the history of Trappist brewing, Maz and Floz open some classic Belgian examples from Westmalle, Rochefort and Orval, and discuss what a Trappist is, why brewing is important to them, and how history has changed these beers for the better.