On this episode of the Beer Edge podcast, Andy Crouch talks with Natalie Cilurzo, the president of Russian River Brewing in Santa Rosa, California. When COVID-19 hit, Natalie thought she and her husband Vinnie might lose the brewery they had spent almost 20 years building. In the months since, they’ve worked hard to develop new models, including direct to consumer shipping. We talk about how Russian River is getting by, why Pliny is again running for President, and how reaching out to “younger, hipper” breweries helped them survive.
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Every week, co-hosts Andy Crouch and John Holl take a look at the state of the beer industry, with a focus on the business and culture of beer. The Beer Edge podcast provides listeners with unparalleled insights into the beer industry. Our mission is to provide consumers and industry players alike with a fresh and unfiltered look at the world of better, flavorful beer. We seek to capture the essence and passion of brewers, both big and small, foreign and domestic, each of whom has a distinctive and colorful story to go along with the beautiful beers they produce.
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