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Five minutes with Faram – Ian Thomson, Cumbrian Legendary Ales

Nigel from SpaTrak presents a SIBA award to Ian Thomson
What’s your favourite hop?

Amarillo®
Photo of Amarillo®
What’s your favourite beer?

Apart from our own…Timothy Taylor’s Landlord
Photo of Timothy Taylor Landlord pumpclip and pint
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What’s the one item in the brewery you couldn’t do without?
 
Coffee!
Favourite interest/hobby outside of brewing?
 
Playing Cricket
Favourite Food & Beer pairing?

Curry with a nice cool lager

 

Favourite beer destination?


Kirkstile Inn, Loweswater.
https://www.kirkstile.com/

Favourite pub in the UK?

Manor House, Oxen Park (my local)
https://manorhouseoxenpark.co.uk/
Your biggest inspiration in brewing?


Hayley Barton our previous Head Brewer

What’s the last beer you brewed?
 
Loweswater Gold

Favourite artist to play during a brew day?

Coldplay

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What got you into brewing?

A fascination with beer, always something I hoped to do.
If you weren’t in the Brewing Industry what would you be doing?

Something less enjoyable
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Fuggles or Goldings?

Goldings