A conversation with Jake Miller of Heirloom Rustic Ales on ending a mixed culture program, avoiding burnout, and embracing lagers.
From brewing spontaneous beer that honors tradition and supports local agriculture, Lisa and Brandon Boldt talk about Primitive Beer in Colorado and how time has been on their side during the pandemic.
The pandemic has been devastating for bars across the country. On this episode we talk with three publicans of beloved craft beer bars about what 2020 has been like, measures they have taken to survive, and the challenges of a new year. Listen to Chris Black of the Falling Rock Tap House in Denver, Polly Watts of the Avenue Pub in New Orleans, and Michael Roper of Hop Leaf in Chicago talk about their bars, which we all love so much.
A conversation about 2020, what comes next for beer, and holiday traditions with author Melissa Cole, reporter and editor Christopher Shepard, and Untappd Co-founder Greg Avola.
From brewing speciality batches to following career desires, and the importance of education, Laura Ulrich of Stone Brewing talks about her beers and passions. As president of the Pink Boots Society she talks about the changing nature of beer education and advocacy.
Hugh Sisson, the founder of Heavy Seas Brewing, talks about 25 years in the brewing industry and what he has learned along the way. From distribution decisions to a love of cask ale and while it will never take off in America, he shares insights, stories, and a prayer from the brewery in Baltimore.
What happens when a reporter decides to become a beer maker? You follow nature. Tom Troncone of Muckraker Beermaker talks about spontaneous ales, seltzers, local ingredients, and news.
The Ghost of Christmas Present has brought us yet another disappointment. Samuel Adams is releasing its Winter Classics variety pack as usual, but it will not contain Old Fezziwig, the spiced brown ale named after the classic Dickens character.
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