Podcast Episode #50: Pinthouse Pizza's Joe Mohrfeld: Selecting and Using Hops In Your Brewing
Pinthouse Pizza Director of Brewing Joe Mohrfeld joins Jamie for a hop-centric conversation that touches on everything from hop trends in the 2018 crop year to hot and cold-side hopping methods.
Podcast Episode #49: Stone's Greg Koch: The Challenge of Keeping the Art in Brewing as the Business Grows
Greg Koch, Executive Chairman and co-founder of Stone Brewing, joins Jamie Bogner for a conversation about their challenge in launching a brewery in a difficult market, their experience launching a distribution business, and much more.
Podcast Episode #48: Equilibrium's Ricardo Petroni and Peter Oates: Using Mathematics to Get the Most out of Hopping
Ricardo Petroni and Peter Oates talk about using mathematics to get the most out of hopping, the benefits and worries of "Line Life" and what they've learned from homebrewing and measured growth to help strengthen their business today.
Podcast Episode #47: Kane Brewing's Michael Kane: Adventures in Barrel-Aging
In this week's podcast he talks about a brewers love for lager, why attending festivals around the country helps his New Jersey-only distribution brewery, and adventures in barrel-aging.
Podcast Episode #46: Bolero Snort's Bob Olson: The Struggles and Joy of Small Brewery Ownership
Bull puns, flavored IPA, and the challenges of contract brewing at three separate locations are just a few of the ways Bob Olson of Bolero Snort Brewery spends his day.
Podcast Episode #45: Fifth Hammer's Chris Cuzme: Keeping the Homebrewing Spirit Alive
This week he discusses brewing seasonally and with special ingredients, how music can impact beer, and the benefits and limitations of brewing in a major city.
Podcast Episode #44: Bierstadt Lagerhaus Founders: A Methodical Approach to Traditional Techniques
"We’re all in. We are doing this because it’s the only thing we wanted to do. There is no plan B."
Podcast Episode #43: Wallenpaupack Brewery's CJ Penzone: The Brewery's Story in Four Beers
CJ Penzone, the head brewer at Wallenpaupack Brewery in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains talks about making beers for locals, responding to seasonal spikes, and how one classic style has captured a new generation of drinkers.
Podcast Episode #42: Firestone Walker's Jeffers Richardson: The Evolution of Sour and Wild Beer
Jeffers Richardson, Director of Firestone Walker’s Barrelworks program, joins the podcast to discuss bottle conditioning wild beers, maintaining head retention in sours, building a common language for sour beer blending, and much more.
Podcast Episode 41: Suarez Family Brewery’s Dan Suarez: A Recipe is Never Finished
Dan Suarez sits down with John Holl to discuss the pressures of being popular, brewing with fruit, and why he'll never sell his brand to a larger brewing company.