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I’m travelling across the country to bring you the stories behind the breweries of America. From home-brewers to brewpubs, you’ll hear from the people that put it all on the line to create that delicious glass of suds. Sit back, grab a drink, and hear the story behind the beer. Follow my journey, a self proclaimed Beer Geek, as I try to gain the beer-knowledge and expertise that it takes to make it in the beer industry.

I’m travelling across the country to bring you the stories behind the breweries of America. From home-brewers to brewpubs, you’ll hear from the people that put it all on the line to create that delicious glass of suds. Sit back, grab a drink, and hear the story behind the beer. Follow my journey, a self proclaimed Beer Geek, as I try to gain the beer-knowledge and expertise that it takes to make it in the beer industry.
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I’m travelling across the country to bring you the stories behind the breweries of America. From home-brewers to brewpubs, you’ll hear from the people that put it all on the line to create that delicious glass of suds. Sit back, grab a drink, and hear the story behind the beer. Follow my journey, a self proclaimed Beer Geek, as I try to gain the beer-knowledge and expertise that it takes to make it in the beer industry.

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Episodes

Great Vibes and Great Beer at Topa Topa Brewing Company

1/21/2019
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Located in an area of the country known for surfing, hiking, and climbing; Topa Topa Brewing Company is creating the best beer to pair with all of your adventures. In this episode I was able to sit down with co-founder, Jack Dyer. Jack explains how they pride themselves on fresh beer and “beer-flavored beer”; a concept that derives from all of the beer additives being used in recipes nowadays. We also get to hear about Jack's background and how he and some friends started a brew-op; a step...

Duration:00:41:53

Lucky Luke Brewing Company: Rustic and Adventurous Ales

1/14/2019
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A brewery that is perfecting the craft, Lucky Luke Brewing Company, is a must-see in the southern California region. Located just outside Los Angeles in Palmdale, California, they are brewing some of the best beer I have had on my journey so far. In this episode I sat down with head brewer and owner, Brian Schmitz, who explains the roots of the brewery and its growth in the past few years since their opening. He is a true expert in the craft, knowing not only endless industry knowledge but...

Duration:00:57:28

Tipsy Talks Episode 2 - Untappd Explained

1/10/2019
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Tipsy Talks is a new short segment I am trying to include in the podcast to share some of my beer stories from the road and allow you guys to get to know me better.In this second episode of tipsy talks I talk about the beer app Untappd. I am a big fan of this app and the aspect of combining social media and beer. I explain how the app works, how I use it on the road and explain some of the issues with the rating scale. I really enjoyed recording this one so I hope you enjoy listening to it...

Duration:00:14:08

Arizona: The Next Big Beer Destination

1/7/2019
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In this episode, I sat down with two of Arizona's beer industry leaders: Brian Helton of Helton Brewing Company and Eric Walters of Tap That AZ Podcast. Like many others, I came to Arizona for the views and the hiking but stayed for the beer! With beers spanning the entire spectrum of style and breweries covering the entire state, there is a beer in Arizona that you will love. Brain and Eric discuss in detail the Arizona beer industry over the past several years and how it is continuing to...

Duration:00:51:35

Tipsy Talks Episode 1 - Get to Know Your Host

12/20/2018
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Tipsy Talks is a new short segment I am trying to include in the podcast to share some of my beer stories from the road and allow you guys to get to know me better. In this first episode of Tipsy Talks I give a little background of who I am and why I started this podcast! Enjoy!

Duration:00:12:47

Sedona Beer Company: A Beer Oasis for Locals and Travelers Alike

12/17/2018
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Named after their beautiful red rock town, Sedona Beer Co. is providing a variety of delicious beers to both locals and travelers passing through. Located right off the main strip of Sedona, one can escape some the touristy-chaos and enjoy a beer with incredible views. In this episode I sat down with founder and beer advocate, Kali Gajewski, who tells us their story; which started back in 2016 as an idea to take their home-brewing to the next level. Since then, they have renovated an entire...

Duration:00:35:02

WildEdge Brewing Collective: More Than Just a Brewery

11/26/2018
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In this episode I sat down with the head brewer and founder of WildEdge Brewing Collective, Tucker Robinson. Tucker is the type of brewer that every craft beer geek hopes is brewing their beer: passionate, innovative, and truly a beer lover. While talking with Tucker during this podcast you can hear Tuckers commitment to making good beer. His journey began as an home-brewing Archaeologist and is now running a very successful brewery in the Four Corners area of the US. Alongside beers ranging...

Duration:01:04:29

San Luis Valley Brewing Company: A Beer Pillar in a High Mountain Desert Town

11/19/2018
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In a town that farms ingredients for macrobreweries like Coors Light, there is a beer lovers paradise. The first brewery to establish itself in the area, San Luis Valley Brewing Company, laid the groundwork for the future of delicious suds in the town of Alamosa, Colorado. In this episode I chatted with owner and founder of the brewpub about what it was like opening a brewery back in 2006, brewing at 7500 ft, and how this unique area of Colorado has more to offer than just good beer! Check...

Duration:00:23:48

Demented Brewing Company: Seasonally Inspired "Insanely Flavorful Ales"

11/6/2018
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Being a very successful brewery for 3+ years does not come easy, that is why I sat down with President Tom Zuber of Demented Brewery Company to hear the inside scoop of how they established themselves as a prominent NJ brewery. Tom gives insight on what it means to be President of a brewery and how he transitioned from being a software engineering to leading a brewery. In this episode we also discuss the story behind the name, the details of their hand-painted taproom mural, and of course...

Duration:00:24:08

Great Barn Brewery: Farm to Glass Beer

11/6/2018
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As local as local beer gets, Great Barn Brewery uses ingredients from their own farm to make delicious beer. In this episode of Brewery Talks, we get an inside scoop on how Great Barn Brewery truly lives their “Farm to Glass” motto. This is a brewery that sees the entire beer making process, starting with planting a seed in the ground to handing a customer a pint glass. We also discuss their location in beautiful Bucks Country Pennsylvania, how they renovated their taproom, and how they...

Duration:00:31:04

Fort Nonsense Brewing Company: From Humble Beginnings to Delicious Beer

11/6/2018
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In this episode I sat down with Fort Nonsense Brewing Company, located in north central New Jersey, to hear the story behind their beer. Run by three brothers, this brewery truly is a family-run brewery. The brewery had humble beginnings: using a Kickstarter campaign to help with funding. We discussed a wide range of topics ranging from their taproom renovations and their brewery setup to NJ beer laws and their events. Check it out!

Duration:00:32:40