Podcast Episode 116: Green Bench Brewing's Khris Johnson Talks Lager Brewing, Mixed Culture Fermentation, and more

St. Petersburg, Florida's Green Bench Brewing toes a delicate line with sophisticated beers in a still-developing beer state, but from the looks of the crowds, they're on to something big.

Jamie Bogner Jan 3, 2020

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St. Petersburg, Florida's Green Bench Brewing toes a delicate line with sophisticated beers in a still-developing beer state, but from the looks of the crowds, they're on to something big. In this conversation, cofounder and head brewer Khris Johnson talks shop on their emerging lager program as well as their firmly entrenched mixed fermentation cellar.

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