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The Shifty is a podcast to help tell the story of Bell’s Brewery through the people who work there. We share a post-shift pint and learn more about how they got involved with Bell's, what they do to help make great beer and all the various topics that come up. Learn more about Bell's Brewery and The Shifty at BellsBeer.com (https://www.bellsbeer.com).

The Shifty is a podcast to help tell the story of Bell’s Brewery through the people who work there. We share a post-shift pint and learn more about how they got involved with Bell's, what they do to help make great beer and all the various topics that come up. Learn more about Bell's Brewery and The Shifty at BellsBeer.com (https://www.bellsbeer.com).
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United States

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The Shifty is a podcast to help tell the story of Bell’s Brewery through the people who work there. We share a post-shift pint and learn more about how they got involved with Bell's, what they do to help make great beer and all the various topics that come up. Learn more about Bell's Brewery and The Shifty at BellsBeer.com (https://www.bellsbeer.com).

Language:

English

Contact:

269-275-0376


Episodes

Episode 6: Designing Bell’s with two of our graphic designers

1/16/2019
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One of the things Bell’s is known for (besides our beer) is artwork. Our labels and packaging have featured everything from animals to magicians, and there’s even more engaging art on the horizon. To learn about what goes into producing label and packaging art for Bell’s, we talked to Graphic Designer April Russell and Senior Graphic Designer Alex Smith for this episode of The Shifty. During the episode, April and Alex shared with us the process of transforming Larry Bell’s vision and...

Duration:00:18:47

Episode 5: HR at the Bar

12/19/2018
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HR... at the bar? In this episode of The Shifty, we spoke to two of our HR specialists -- Mike Fuerst and Carrie Yunker. Carrie is the director of HR at Bell’s, and has been with the company for 15 years. Mike has been with us for 18 years and is currently a training specialist. During the interview, we touch on the history of HR at Bell’s and how the company looked 20 years ago. Mike talks about his rock ‘n roll roots and Carrie talks about the early days, when the company belonged to...

Duration:00:21:29

Episode 4: Bottling the Midnight Oberon: catching up with our Third Shifters

11/28/2018
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In our fourth episode, we got up at the crack of dawn to speak with a few of our third shift packagers. Because we distribute so much beer around the country, we need to be brewing 24 hours a day. Our packagers come in at 10 p.m. and typically work until 7 a.m. We talked with Josh Seman, Brenden Wimes, and DeMeyer White about what a day-to-day for them looks like, and the multiple roles they fill as they work throughout the night. Check out show notes and a transcript here...

Duration:00:09:44

Episode 3: Brewing at B1, our original brewery, with Pat Tkacz and Chris Walsh

11/21/2018
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In the previous episode of The Shifty, we discussed brewing with Andy Farrell and Karli Small from our Comstock facility. We also spoke to Lucia Baker about her experiences as a Project Engineer at the B1 location. Lucia gave us a great look at the mechanics of B1, which got us curious about the rest of what goes on there. Now,we’re giving you a brief look at the actual brewing that takes place in our original brewhouse. To do this, we spoke with Pat Tkacz and Chris Walsh about the brewing...

Duration:00:11:10

Episode 2: Brewing and Engineering

11/14/2018
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In our second episode, we discuss the brewing process with some of the folks who oversee it. First, we speak to Andy Farrell, brewing innovation manager at Bell’s, and Karli Small, brewing manager. They give us a break down of their day to day, and how their work relates to the rest of the company. Lucia Baker, a project engineer for the new pilot system being installed at Brewery 1 (or B1, as we like to call it). Transcript and show notes...

Duration:00:23:44

Episode 1: Land Stewardship at Bell’s Brewery with Jake Grevenstuk

10/15/2018
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Here at Bell’s, we’re constantly trying to foster the relationship we have between what we do and who we do it for. In an effort to strengthen the connection between brewing beer and the people who drink it, we’ve decided to let you in on a look behind-the-scenes. The Shifty is a new podcast we’ve created to tell the story of Bell’s through the stories of the people who work here. We share a post-shift beer and great conversation with people from several different departments in order to...

Duration:00:22:01

The Shifty, A Bell's Brewery Podcast

10/15/2018
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The Shifty is a new podcast from Bell's Brewery where we chat with the people behind the beer. We'll share beers with folks on our brewing, creative, land stewardship and human resource teams, as well as the man who started it all, Larry Bell.

Duration:00:00:44