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Underscore Part Three’s AAA Industry Interviews start today!

Across a backdrop of a gloomy three months for the music and arts industry, not only do we welcome the government’s funding announcement today but today is the start of an 3 week event where you can listen to some incredible industry Q&As, all thanks to Underscore Part Three. With a global pandemic adding to […]

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Brew and Bean Directory

Twisted Wheel Brew Co. – Velvet Bomber

10% Chocolate Stout brewed by Twisted Wheel Brew Co. based in Standish, North West England. Described as a decadent chocolate stout with an explosion of flavour and velvety smooth texture. Branding: Simple, clean, and effective. Lovely blue contrast with the black and blue can and light blue beer name this is an excellent looking beer. […]

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Brew and Bean Roaster of the Week

Echelon Coffee Roasters

Who are Echelon Coffee Roasters? Echelon Coffee is a small speciality coffee roasters based in Leeds. They opened their roastery in 2018 with the goal to bring the best coffee globally to the Yorkshire region, in the most ethical of ways. Their coffees, predominantly Afircan all rank high on the cupping scale, are leading in […]

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Brewery of the Week – BrewBoard

Who are BrewBoard? BrewBoard are an exciting independent brewery based in Cambridgeshire. “The Board has assembled from far and wide, bringing prodigious talent and experience together to produce something special.” Creating modern, intuitive, on trend beer, BrewBoard are one of my ones to watch in 2020/21 with their session, American and Indian Pale Ales which […]

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Music Reviews

Artist of the Week – The Novus

We’re back in business and music is ready to take centre stage on Halfway 2 Nowhere again. I’ve been quiet during lock-down, working out what’s best for the blog going forward and I’m delighted to launch our Artist of the Week series. Each week – this music blog will feature one artist that we think […]

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Brew and Bean Directory

Garage Beer Co. – Gone Hollywood

Gone Hollywood is a world-leading Berliner Weisse made with blackberry and rhubarb, brewed by Garage Beer Co. in Barcelona, Spain. Branding: As would be expected with Garage Beer Co., the branding for Gone Hollywood is clean, easily digestible and makes you think a little. The green colour is crisp and would stand out on a […]

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Booze Views – Crooked Brewing Ltd.

The third instalment of Booze Views is here, the feature that puts your views online, giving you the chance to let your local know just why you love them so much. This week, we’ve had people answering questions about Crooked Brewing Ltd, a small brewery in Yorkshire. Who are Crooked Brewing? Based at Leeds East […]

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Brew and Bean Directory

Garage Beer Co. x Whiplash Collab – Shoelaces

Shoelaces is the latest collaboration from Garage Beer Co. in Barcelona, this time with Whiplash, of the Republic of Ireland. The 6.5% IPA comes in a 440ml can and is currently widely available from bottle shops nationwide. Branding: Everything about Garage Beer Co is by the book and to the point and their branding is […]

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Brew and Bean Directory

Ainsty Ales Assassin Oatmeal Stout

Ainsty Assassin 4.9% oatmeal stout. Ainsty Ales is an independent brewery based in the heart of the old ‘York & Ainsty Wapentake’ in York, UK. Branding: An eye catching 330ml can with Ainsty Ales logo and a bold name, description of style and an image that reminds me of a diving bell helmet. I like […]

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Single Review: Waiting For The Rain – Andrew Cushin.

Andrew Cushin is more than a talented singer songwriter. He’s a troubadour, a lyrical poet who roams from town-to-town telling his touching tales. If you haven’t heard of him yet, you will do soon. I was lucky enough to see one of his last performances when he appeared on a This Feeling event at Brudenell […]