07016 December 2020

“Make it better”

Jasper Cuppaidge, Founder of Camden Brewery

Jasper Cuppaidge is the founder of Camden Brewery. After missing a flight on a round the world trip, Jasper found himself stranded at the Westbourne Pub in Notting Hill — and soon worked his way up from glass collector to owning his own establishment, via every single rung on the hospitality ladder. Later, he began brewing his own lager — and the rest, as they say, is history. By 2015 , Jasper had sold Camden to AB InBev, the biggest brewer in the world — though it still retains the start up ethos that Jasper instilled in it, all those years ago. In a highly enjoyable episode, Jasper tell us about the power of walking; how he brushed off accusations of selling out; and why a teenage brewing experiment nearly exploded his childhood home.