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Podcast Episode 99: Alarmist Brewing’s Gary Gulley: Brewing for Gold With Hazy and Juicy IPAs

The founder of Alarmist Brewing (Chicago, Illinois) shares his thoughts on brewing hazy IPAs, and the perspective and techniques that helped them win gold in the competitive category.

Podcast Episode 98: Revolution Brewing’s Jim Cibak and Marty Scott: Intentional Brewing and Aging for Blending Barrel-Aged Beers

The Brewmaster and Barrel Operations Lead for Chicago, Illinois’ Revolution Brewing discuss their mathematical approach to brewing blending stock at different ages and attenuation levels, then delve into the process behind Hazy Hero IPA.

Podcast Episode 97: Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant's Mark Edelson: Getting out of Your Comfort Zone to Be Truly Successful

This week Mark Edelson, one of the cofounders of Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant, now with nearly 20 locations in the east, talks about why staff training is important, a useful path towards a brewing career, and more.

BY: John Holl

Podcast Episode 96: Narrow Gauge Brewing Co.‘s Jeff Hardesty: Exploring Individuality and Expression in Hazy and Sour IPAs

The cofounder of St. Louis’ most popular brewer of progressive hazy styles shares the techniques and philosophy behind their sought-after beers, and debunks some misperceptions in the process.

Podcast Episode 95: The Referend's James Priest: Process, Pitfalls, and Methodology When Brewing with a Mobile Coolship

The Referend Bier Blendery uses its own mobile coolship and other people's breweries to create spontaneously fermented beers. In this episode, founder James Priest talks about process, pitfalls, and working in the elements.

BY: John Holl

Podcast Episode 94: Main & Mill Brewing Co.‘s Denny Foster & Brandon Bischoff: Building Compelling But Drinkable Imperial and Barrel-Aged Stouts

The brewing duo behind Festus, Missouri’s local brewpub-turned-stout factory share their thoughts on adding adjuncts to stouts, blending batches, parti-gyle brewing, and more.

Podcast Episode 93: Batch Brewing's Chris Sidwa: Keeping the Creative Spark Alive in Australia

When you’re more than 2,000 miles from the nearest country there’s a tendency to rely on all things local. That’s what Batch Brewing Co., a Sydney, Australia brewery has in mind when it is creating recipes.

BY: John Holl

Podcast Episode 92: Troy Casey of Casey Brewing & Blending: Funk, Fruit, and Fermentation

Casey Brewing & Blending's Troy Casey discusses processes and thoughts around making funky farmhouse and sour beer styles, as well as fruit sourcing and additions techniques, and his new foray into "clean" beer styles.

Podcast Episode 91: Outer Range Brewing’s Lee Cleghorn: Troubleshooting Cross-Contamination in the Brewhouse and Designing Progressive IPAs

The conversation dives into their creative process on IPA design, yeast choice, driving attractive esters, blending unexpected Noble hops into progressive IPA hops blends, the effects of warm dry hopping temperatures on their dry hopped saisons, and more.

Podcast Episode 90: Root Down Brewing's Steve Bischoff: Developing the Great American Beer Festival American IPA Gold Medal Winner

Steve Bischoff, lead brewer at Root Down Brewing Co. knows a thing or two about traditional American IPA. Last year he won gold at the Great American Beer Festival in the category and nabbed best mid-side brewer and mid-size brewery in the process.

BY: John Holl