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.
Talking about all of the F-Words (Farming, Future, Festivals, Foam, and Fans) with Jean-Claude Tetreault of Trillium Brewing Co.
The brewmaster of Lagunitas Brewing Co. talks about the relationship to beer and marijuana, an overall maturing in the beer space, and just how difficult it is to nail a non-alcoholic recipe. Jeremy Marshall has seen a lot of changes at the California-based brewery since it was fully purchased by Heineken three years ago, but says the core and soul of the brewery “that knows a good party” remain firmly intact.
The newly opened Drowned Lands Brewing space in New York is a wonderful, sleek combination of tradition, modern flair, and finding innovation in beer. Owner Mike Kraai talks about his love of oak, and how he wants his beers to convey a sense of place and time.
Talking about carving out a niche in the already crowded San Diego beer market with the owner of Stave & Nail Brewing Co.
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