Episode 2 of Beer Here Now takes on a wintery feel as we chill out with Cocoa Wonderland.
Thornbridge Head Brewer Rob Lovatt tells us about how the chocolate porter came about, exactly how he makes it as chocolatey as it is, which ingredient he'd throw in if he could, while Adam and James give us the verdict on how the newest batch of bottles is tasting.
Also in Episode 2:
The A to Z of Thornbridge: B is for… Barrel Ageing – Rob tells us about the brewery's barrel ageing programme including a new beer coming in 2019
What Thornbridge Means To Me: podcast co-host James Marriott reveals why he loves the brewery
Behind The Beer: we meet Luke Sanderson, Retail Manager at Thornbridge
Adam and James go through the full Year of Beer release list for 2019, with James challenging Adam to work out where the names come from
We have news of the final tap takeovers of 2018 - in Burton-on-Trent and Belper - and we also find out about the first big beer festival of 2019 which is fast approaching at the end of January
The Market Cat in York is now open and Adam's been checking out the photos
Beer Brief: Cocoa Wonderland
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Music kindly supplied by the brilliant Liberty Ship