The BritHop Series – celebrating British beer & audio
Combining good taste in beer and music
Five of the UK’s best breweries will be launching a line-up of exceptional beers using new progressive British hops in new project named BritHop that is due to launch this summer.
The BritHop Series, pioneered by Drinks Maven, has been initiated in conjunction with hop merchant Charles Faram and the British Hop Association [BHA] and aims for a supergroup of new and exciting British beers to be brewed by some of the nation’s top brewers. Each beer will also be aligned with a music track from a British band or artist that suits the beer.
Breweries involved in the project include: Burning Sky, The Kernel, Cloudwater, The Wild Beer Co and North Brewing Co.
“Great beer and great music should go hand-in-hand. In Britain, we are lucky enough to have both. The new progressive hop varieties we now have available to us in the UK are at the heart of this series and will be used to create some exciting new beers. This is the start of a journey into the next generation of flavour for British beer – an exciting step towards growing an appreciation for all of the nuances and subtleties of what British hops have to offer whilst also giving a nod to some decent music at the same time,” said Drinks Maven founder Jessica Mason.
BritHop is an independent project and a way for beer and music fans to also show support for local industry. The BritHop Series will launch during Beer Day Britain and the limited line-up of beers will be available to taste at a party at Mother Kelly’s in Bethnal Green London on the evening of 15th June, 2018.
Breweries and their selected tracks are as follows:
Burning Sky: The Astronauts – Typically English Day
The Kernel: The Slits – Heard It Through The Grapevine
Cloudwater: Kate Tempest – Europe Is Lost
The Wild Beer Co: David Bowie – Changes
North Brewing Co: Longpigs – Lost Myself
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