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Barrel Ageing Beer Pt. 1

A Beer Sessions series

In this 2 part series on barrel ageing beer, Bill Bradshaw guides us through a series of conversations with experts on brewing, ageing and drinking barrel aged beer. A new series on CAMRA Learn & Discover ‘The Beer Sessions’ kicks off with ‘a Journey into Time’. Introduced by Adrian Tierney-Jones, and featuring Brayden Lew, who runs the Barrel Project for London Beer Factory and John Keeling, Former Brewing Director at Fuller’s Brewery. They take an in-depth look into barrel ageing beer. It’s history, revival, impact on the beer in our glass and its influence on modern British brewing. 

Bill Bradshaw

Bill is a freelance photographer, and videographer with an emphasis on beer and cider. A former head brewer, cider-maker, author of four books on cider, Bill is an international competition judge, broadcaster educator and advocate for great beer and cider.  

Cider blending & maturation: Pt. 1

A CAMRA Learn & Discover video guide

In this 2 part series on cider blending and maturation, Bill Bradshaw guides us through a series of conversations with some of the foremost blenders at the zenith of the cider-makers craft. The kind of ciders that find us at the bottom of an empty glass, savouring the moment and dreaming of what led us there. This series features Tom Oliver of Oliver’s Cider, founders of Little Pomona cider, James and Susanna Forbes, founders of Find and Foster fine ciders, Mat and Polly Hilton and retired biochemist, cider maker and veteran of Long Ashton Research Station (the National Fruit and Cider Institute), Andrew Lea. (This video features robust language in praise of cider).

Bill Bradshaw

A freelance photographer and videographer Bill is an author, educator, and advocate for great beer.


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