Quarter Cask Insights #3

Bite-sized learning on everything and anything relating to wood, casks and the maturation of spirits by Dr. Martin Purvis. One of the most popular posts has been one of some staves in various stages of

Quarter Cask Insights #2

Bite-sized learning on everything and anything relating to wood, casks and the maturation of spirits by Dr. Martin Purvis. Maturation loss reduction……. What can be achieved? First you need to understand what is happening –

Quarter Cask Insights #1

Bite-sized learning on everything and anything relating to wood, casks and the maturation of spirits by Dr. Martin Purvis. I love thinking of a barrel as a catalytic convertor. We get: 1. Additive Reactions a.

Worldwide Brewers and Cider-Makers Celebrate

Winners from across the world have received their trophy for their outstanding beers and ciders at the world’s most historic international beer and cider competition, the International Brewing & Cider Awards. The prestigious ceremony, held at the Guildhall,

April Fools’ Day Pranks 2022

Here is a selection of some of the best drinks-based releases on 1st April 2022….something to laugh at during the current shortage of positive news stories. Pictured above is Campo Viejo ‘Rioja Juntos’, the perfect