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Podcast Episode 306: Celebrated Hop Breeder Ron Beatson Discusses the Unique Characteristics of New Zealand Hops

The scientist behind storied varieties such as Nelson Sauvin and up-and-comers like Nectaron shares insights into the process of developing impactful hops.

Podcast Episode 305: Matthias Trum of Schlenkerla Isn't Preserving the Ashes, He's Keeping the Rauchbier Fire Burning

Recorded among the wood-paneled walls of the centuries-old Schlenkerla pub in Bamberg, Germany, sixth-generation brewmaster Matthias Trum shares his deep insights into smoke, balance, and history.

Podcast Episode 304: Adam Brož of Budějovický Budvar Loves Talking About and Brewing Great Lager

From the famously soft water to whole-cone hops and extraordinarily long maturation, the brewmaster at Budvar delights in all the details that shape one of Czechia’s most popular beers.

Podcast Episode 303: Peter Kiley of Monday Night Is Creating A Framework That Supports Innovation

From high-gravity brewing to pushing new techniques in quick-soured fruit beer, Monday Night brewmaster Peter Kiley isn’t afraid to tackle difficult projects that make life easier on his team of brewers—as long as quality remains the number-one focus.

Podcast Episode 302: Jared Welch of Southern Grist Balances Progression and Intention

This Nashville brewery strives for big flavor, but their process of testing assumptions and finding more authentic ways of making popular styles leads to crowd-favorite beers that critics can love.

Podcast Episode 301: Zdeněk Rosa of Bohemia Hop Is Bullish on the Future of Czech Hops

One of the world’s most cherished hop-growing regions had a rough growing season last year—but there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic, and there is more to Czech hops than Saaz.

Podcast Episode 300: Direct Fire! West Coast IPA Now, Revisited

In this follow-up to episode 286, the gang—Vinnie Cilurzo, Evan Price, and Kelsey McNair—is back together to answer and discuss your questions spurred by one of the most popular episodes in the history of the Craft Beer & Brewing Podcast.

Podcast Episode 299: Lukáš Tomsa of Dva Kohouti Brews the Beer, but the Bartender Makes the Beer

At Dva Kohouti in Prague, Lukáš Tomsa and his team are raising the importance of proper service while balancing traditional lagers with modern ales.

Podcast Episode 298: Aleš Potěšil of Prague’s Břevnov Monastery Brewery Is Perpetually Pushing for Pitelnost

Drinkability is a religion for Czech brewers, with all methods, ingredients, and service geared toward a beer that always leaves you wanting more. At one of the oldest (revived) breweries in the world, brewmaster Aleš Potěšil is carrying that legacy forward.

Podcast Episode 297: Pivovar Proud Brewmaster Lenka Straková Has a Place to Play in Plzeň

In Pilsner Urquell’s experimental brewery, Lenka Straková is coloring outside the lines of modern craft styles and traditional Czech brewing.