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Podcast Episode 70: Hudson Valley Brewing's Jason Synan and Mike Renganeschi: Acidity, Hops, and Botanicals

Thinking about most of their beers as a triangle, Jason Synan and Mike Renganeschi want to focus on acidity, hops, and botanicals. However, each characteristic doesn’t play the traditional role in their beers that one might expect.

BY: John Holl

Podcast Episode 69: Boston Beer’s Jennifer Glanville: From Utopias to Sam 76, the Secret is in the Blend

As the 2019 Utopias edition gets closer to our glasses, Jennifer Glanville, the director of brewing operations for Boston Beer sits down to talk about what goes into making a beer so boozy it might as well be a spirit.

BY: John Holl

Podcast Episode 68: Fonta Flora Brewery’s Todd Boera: Getting Creative With Ingredients While Staying Grounded

Todd Boera is known for creative yet grounded mixed culture botanical beers, and their new production brewery out on a farm 30 minutes from Morganton, NC puts an even finer point on the connection between the brewery and the agriculture that supports it.

Podcast Episode 67: Mikerphone's Mike Pallen: Using Unconventional Ingredients to Maximize Flavor

Mike Pallen paid his dues as a homebrewer and after helping some other breweries get off the ground all while working on his own recipes, he's busted out onto the national beer scene.

BY: John Holl

Podcast Episode 66: Dogfish Head’s Bryan Selders: Innovating With Beers Both Big and Small

Dogfish Head former head brewer talks through everything from the process of innovation to brewhouse key performance indicators, building beers from the simplest Pilsner to giant high-gravity beers, evaluating ingredients, reducing diacetyl, and much more.

Podcast Episode 65: Highland Park's Bob Kunz: Building Unique Beers That Are True to Your Environment

The Los Angeles brewer talks about his plan for modest growth, how he looks for inspiration beyond just Germany and the Czech Republic when it comes to pilsner, and shares his advice for creating a wild yeast culture that will develop over time.

BY: John Holl

Podcast Episode 64: Fort George's Dave Coyne: The Constant Evolution of Recipes

Dave Coyne of Fort George Brewery holds the title of “Barrel Baron,” and manages everything from R&D brewing to the barrel program of the powerhouse Pacific Northwest brewery.

Podcast Episode 63: Three Weavers Brewing's Alexandra Nowell: An Appreciation for Ingredients

Alexandra Nowell, the brewmaster at Three Weavers in Los Angeles talks about what she learned as she worked her way up the brewing career ladder, especially an appreciation for ingredients.

BY: John Holl

Podcast Episode 62: Falling Rock's Chris Black: Blurring the Lines of the Three-Tier System

Falling Rock Taphouse cofounder Chris Black is known for his strong opinions and bombastic style—befitting for one of America’s most influential publicans.

Podcast Episode 61: Trillium's JC Tetreault: Owning It and Moving Forward

It’s been three weeks since an internet post where issues of wages, beer service, and recipes were leveled against Trillium Brewing Co.

BY: John Holl