Three old boys enjoy a pint at The Grapes pub in Liverpool

For the beer lovers

Hop & barley is an independent beer and brewing culture magazine. With an emphasis on slow journalism and evergreen content, the magazine uses the subject of beer as a jumping off point for a wider range of stories around brewing culture.

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Stories that matter

Evergreen content

Our aim is to celebrate what makes the modern drinks culture so exciting and wonderful, through interesting and informative storytelling. From breweries to barstools and everything in between, the magazine celebrates stories of passionate people and fervent creativity.

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It's the people that make it


We've worked with countless people to make Hop & Barley what it is. The magazine would not be possible without the hard work of the contributors. These are just a few of the talented individuals whose work has featured inside the pages of Hop & Barley over the years.

Mark Newton


Matt Curtis

Writer & Photographer

Annapurna Mellor


Craig Ballinger

Writer & Photographer

Daniel Tapper

Writer & Brewer

Nicci Peet


Yulia Shevchenko


+ Many More

Talented Individuals
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