DBTB Episode 116: Reflections on Beer in 2021

For the second year in a row, as we end a year amid a pandemic, there continues to be innovation and uncertainty in the beer space. To reflect on it all host John Holl gathered some of his friends and fellow writers to talk about the year that was and what might be coming over the horizon of 2022. 
Guests this week are: 

– Christopher Shepard the senior editor of Craft Brew News, published by Beer Marketers Insights;

– Freelance writer Carla Jean Lauter;
– Matt Kirkegaard, the founder and editor of Australia Brews News;
– Andy Crouch, the publisher of Beer Edge, and the host of the beer edge podcast. 
We hoped to have Melissa Cole back with us this year, but she was unable to make it. Still she has a new book out – The Ultimate Book of Craft Beer. We encourage you to find it and buy a copy where books are sold. 
The groups talks a little business, has a little fun, and takes a walk through the green door.

Get a beer, get comfortable, and let’s have some fun. 
This episode is sponsored by:

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About Drink Beer, Think Beer With John Holl

Drink Beer, Think Beer is a weekly podcast gets to the bottom of every pint with brewers, growers, and industry leaders on all aspects of the brewing industry. From ingredients and process, to philosophy and the art in each beer, the podcast is hosted by long-time journalist John Holl and is available on all the major podcast platforms.

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