Judges were hugely impressed by the breadth of information and knowledge being shared on this podcast and thought the execution was professional, engaging and entertaining. Particularly liked how brewery businesses themselves would benefit from listening – with some great insight on offer.
SIBA Judging Panel
Since launching in November 2018, the Hop Forward Podcast has been widely listened to by beer professionals and drinkers like in the United Kingdom, Europe, USA and across the world.
We've visited breweries and businesses and interviewed guests from the global beer industry, all of whom have had their own unique take on the brewing supply chain, from grain to glass.
Interest in the podcast continually grows every week and the podcast has been featured in a variety of publications, nominated as a finalist in the Guild of British Beer Writers Awards
(2020) and was the winner of the Best Independent Craft Beer Promotion
at the 2023 SIBA Business Awards
, exposing the podcast to a wider audience.
The podcast is sponsored by a variety of supply chain businesses, all of whom get their message to a growing audience of beer professionals.