Historic Brew Con - Manchester

5th & 6th August - 2024

John Keeling

Born and bred in Manchester. First job in the industry was working for Wilsons in

Newton Heath helping to brew Great Northern Bitter. Then studied at Heriot-Watt

under the famous professor of brewing Sir Geoff Palmer. After graduating his first job

was at Fullers for 38 years brewing ESB and London Pride. 

During his time at Fullers he developed London Porter, 1845 , Vintage and 

Past Masters amongst others.

Now happily retired and will do talks for a pint or two.

Commercial Brewing of Historic Styles- Good or bad idea?

I will look at what constitutes an historic style. How do you go about selling the idea to the sales, accounts and marketing.

How do you brew it and what does the brewer get out of it.