The Brewers Lectures is a series of live events from the Brewers Journal. The half day lectures give a platform to six speakers to inspire change, generate discussion and share brewing expertise.

The lectures are hosted four times a year cross the UK and Ireland, tickets for each event are fixed at £25, including a beer tasting session at the intermission. Student and young brewer tickets are half price at £12.50.

Full details of each lecture will be released in the run up to the day. Scroll down for upcoming events.

8 February 2018 – Leeds

The sponsors




The venue
Chapter Hall at the Northern Monk Refectory,  The Old Flax Store, Marshalls, Mill, Holbeck, LS11 9YJ

The time
8 February 2018
1pm to 5.30pm

The speakers

Sean Ayling | Pig & Porter

Sean Ayling is the co-founder of Kent’s Pig & Porter. Pig & Porter was conceived as a small scale brewing and event catering business in 2012 but in 2018, the Tunbridge Wells-based brewery is known for its diverse range of beers such as Red Spider Rye and Skylarking Session IPA to Honey Hill Wit and Mango Daiquiri IPA.

Richard Burhouse | Magic Rock Brewing

Richard Burhouse is the founder and managing director of Magic Rock Brewing. He has helped steered the Huddersfield business to become one of the great modern UK breweries, thanks to the combination of great beer, great branding and great people.

Brian Dickson | Northern Monk

Brian Dickson is the head brewer at Northern Monk. Brian worked with leading brewers such as Gadds’, Dark Star and Redwillow before joining the Leeds-based business in October 2013. Since then, Brian has helped produce some of the UK’s best beers. And in 2016, his Eternal Session IPA became the first IPA from an English brewery to win an award in a US beer competition when it scooped silver at the World Beer Awards.

Fabian Clark | Muntons

Fabian Clark is an Anglo-German Brewer trained in Weihenstephan, near Munich. He has spent a year in macro brewing in Germany at Paulaner and a year in Micro brewing in the UK at Navigation Brewery. Whilst studying brewing science, her worked at Brauerei im Eiswerk a microbrewery in Munich as their event host and beer sommelier. Next to his studies, he has also been trained as a brewing instructor, a dispensing technician and a quality management specialist.

Sophie De Ronde | Burnt Mill Brewery

Sophie De Ronde is the head brewer at Burnt Mill Brewery. Formerly brewing technologist at Muntons, she has a wealth of technical knowledge that spans cellar management, production brewing and product development. She has passed on her knowledge and helped many brewers over the last decade and at Burnt Mill, she’s running the day to day brewhouse and cellar operations to get the best out of their equipment and raw materials with the aim of ever increasing the quality of the brewery’s beers.

Kamilla Hannibal | Beavertown Brewery

Kamilla Hannibal is the digital content and project manager at Beavertown. Kamilla, who was previously events and communications manager at at Warpigs in Copenhagen, has vast experience in helping grow the visibility and presence of some of the world’s most respected brewing outfits.

Justin Hawke | Moor Beer

Moor Beer has celebrated its 10th birthday on the back of record results last year. Alongside collaboration brews, hosting major events and the introduction of new beers, brewery owner Justin Hawke is eyeing considered expansion in Bristol, and beyond.

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