Podcast Episode #35: Maine Beer Co.’s Dan Kleban: Growing in a Smart and Purposeful Way
Maine Beer Co.’s Dan Kleban is an ardent independent with a knack for hops and a company-wide commitment to treading lightly on the planet.
Podcast Episode #34: Yazoo's Brandon Jones: When Is Wild Beer Not Truly Wild?
Brandon Jones, the brewer and blender of Yazoo Brewing Co. and the man behind Embrace The Funk has some thoughts. He sits down this week with senior editor John Holl and talks about the new Sour And Wild Ale Guild.
Podcast Episode #33: Toppling Goliath's Mike Saboe: A Perfectionist Vision for Brewing Recipes and Processes
Toppling Goliath Brewmaster Mike Saboe is a perfectionist with an uncompromising vision for how his beers should taste.
Podcast Episode #32: Rodenbach’s Rudi Ghequire: Tradition, Time, and What’s Wrong With Some of Today’s Sour Beers
Rudi Ghequire, the brewmaster of Rodenbach recently sat down with senior editor John Holl to share his thoughts on the sensation of balance. They also discuss tradition, time, and what's wrong with some of today's sour beers.
Podcast Episode #31: Jester King's Jeffrey Stuffings: Creating a Deeper Sense of Authenticity
Jester King Brewery Founder Jeffrey Stuffings is a vocal force in the brewing industry who has never been afraid to speak his mind.
Podcast Episode 30: Perennial's Phil Wymore: What Goes into Abraxas?
Brewery founder Phil Wymore sits down with John Holl to discuss innovation, creativity, and how the brewing industry continues to evolve and innovate.
Podcast Episode 29: Monkish Founders: The Techniques Behind Their IPAs
Our guests on this episode are Adriana and Henry Nguyen of Monkish Brewing in Torrance, California. Here, they discuss the patience and technique behind their IPA process (disproving any argument that hazy IPAs are rushed), and much more.
Podcast Episode 28: De Garde’s Trevor Rogers: The Evolution of Their Spontaneous Process
Guest Trevor Rogers, cofounder of spontaneous sour beer maker De Garde Brewing in Tillamook, Oregon, joins Jamie Bogner in a conversation about the evolution of their beer making processes as one of America’s few all-spontaneous brewers.
Podcast Episode 27: Blind Enthusiasm Founder Greg Zeschuk: The Brewery Growth in Alberta, Canada
Greg Zeschuk, the founder of Blind Enthusiasm Brewing in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada talks with Senior Editor John Holl about the growing brewing scene in the province.
Podcast Episode 26: Sierra Nevada Founder Ken Grossman: The Latest Trends
Grossman talked about his early homebrewing days and his hope for the future of his family owned brewing. He also shared his thoughts on the the latest trends and reminds brewers to embrace science, not just art when it comes to making beer.