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A podcast about the craft brewing industry. If you like beer, cider, meads, or any other kind of tasty beverage, chances are you'll love this! Join us each week, as we meet with someone from the industry and discuss their passion.

A podcast about the craft brewing industry. If you like beer, cider, meads, or any other kind of tasty beverage, chances are you'll love this! Join us each week, as we meet with someone from the industry and discuss their passion.
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A podcast about the craft brewing industry. If you like beer, cider, meads, or any other kind of tasty beverage, chances are you'll love this! Join us each week, as we meet with someone from the industry and discuss their passion.








Ep. 289 - The Brew Happy Show

Here we are on Mt. Tabor looking for little folk, at Brewed by Gnomes to discover what magical herbs Shay Hosseinion uses to make beer. Gnomes on Tabor @ Tabor Bread is a magical way to spend your morning. With herbal and medicinal delights carefully curated by the mystical little people themselves. Damian's mind is blown with the Sno-Fo, fo' sho', Bronwyn goes To-Mo Arigato, John has a Huneysuckle Hazy, Ryan becomes a believer with the Hawt of Darkness. Doctor recommended, Gnome approved,...


Ep. 288 - The Brew Happy Show

This week you will be enlightened by the humble and unique Leikam Brewing, a community supported brewery where Theo and Sonia Marie Leikam makes the only Kosher brews this side of the country. This darling little nanobrewery has some magnificent Maccabees beers made with love and cardamom available in crowlers. Ryan learns a lot about Judaism, John reports on a bunch of tasty festivals, Bronwyn gets her bonds over plant cuttings with our guests, Damian gets tongue tied over the Mob Barley...


Ep. 287 - The Brew Happy Show

Kicking off the 1st we return to 23rd Avenue Bottleshop to chat with 10 Barrel Brewing's award winning Head Brewer, Whitney Burnside, whose instincts for beer came natural to her very early on. With hand picked Belgian beers and great stories to share with her fellow crewmen, Kevin Candelaria, Jared Maroni, and Gabe Lazard bringing up the rear with some knowledge bombs about the Cicerone program, some cocktail fun, and recent GABF wins! Bronwyn has to work, John almost misses the show too,...


Ep. 286 - The Brew Happy Show

We gather this week at favorite Green Dragon/Rogue East to talk about festivals and other beertastic adventures. Josh Jennings comes out from Three Mugs Brewing out in Hillsboro to talk about what beer fans can expect at this year's Fresh Hops Fest at Oaks Park. Plus we get into some GABF review regarding some of our friends that brought home awards. John has news from his beer travels in the desert, Ryan catches us up on his Hawaiian beercation/honeymoon, Bronwyn spends her birthday chasing...


Ep. 285 - The Brew Happy Show

In Camas, WA we trek to find Grains of Wrath Brewing. Returning guest Michael Hunsaker leads us on a tour of his brewery, as well as his taplist, and this metalhead doesn't mess around. Fresh Hop IPAs for their Simcoe EGA release, some of your favorite Lager styles, and their barrel aging has only just begun. Ryan is out on his honeymoon, Bronwyn is off at work, John has a mug of hops in his hand, Clay brings beers from the Midwest and Damian gives away a Cantillon. Heavy Metal, Vienna...


Ep. 284 - The Brew Happy Show

The Brew Happy Crew takes you across the Columbia River to Washington at Ben's Bottleshop to throw back brews with a full panel of Brewer/Owners to talk about about farmhouse ales, wild yeast, and family brewing; including Justin and Jocelyn Leigh from Dwinell Country Ales, and returning guests Alex Ganum from Upright Brewing, and Charles Porter from Little Beast Brewing. Ashley Jhaveri from Zzoom Media joins us for North Bank Beer Week and Brewing Bridges Collab. John Paul is so excited he...


Ep. 283 - The Brew Happy Show

For September's McMenamin Monday we are back at the Annex Bar to catch up on all the latest Brew News and events coming up this month, they enjoy a new porter on nitro and a very rare blonde belgian ale! Plus we talk about the upcoming Brew Happy beer being brewed by Funhouse Brews with a little help from our friends. Ryan's getting hitched, Bronwyn gets down with some Brew Happy birthday wishes, John returns from the Festival of Dankness with a full report, and Damian gets a gift beer from...


Ep. 282 - The Brew Happy Show

Back at the Upper Lip the crew raises a glass to Bill Murningham, Co-Owner and Beer Buyer for both Bailey's Taproom and The Upper Lip. Bill is leaving with his wife for sunny California. Also present is Fred's Bottleshare, always a fun way to broaden your palate, the Brew Happy Crew chip in a couple of brews. An excited Damian and Bronwyn got to cover the Annual Brewer's Cup Cornhole Tournament in tandem with Funemployment Radio, Ryan raves about a stout, and John slides in at the tail end...


Ep. 281 - The Brew Happy Show

This week at Portland hot spot Deschutes Brewery to talk with Jake Harper and Joey Pleich about some collabs, new sours, Brut IPAs, hazy releases Known for their barrel aging Jake enlightens us on how sours are made and differences between Traditional and Kettle Sours. Bronwyn eyeballs a salmon safe beer, Damian falls in love with a rye maibock, Ryan brings an Alameda beer for Jake, John enjoys a new hazy IPA. Rye Maibocks, Trees of Doom, a new Hazy on the block, Vancouver BrewFest recaps,...


Ep. 280 - The Brew Happy Show

Field trip this week to McMinnville! On the heels of Vancouver BrewFest, the crew goes West, to speak with the best. Heater Allen's, Head Brewer Lisa Allen, and Allegory Brewing's, Charlie Van Meter are here to tell you that small towns can make big beer. Ryan takes a head healing hiatus, John comes back from California, Bronwyn meets a fan, and Damian is surprised by a sour. Collabs, Bruts, and Sandy Paws, on this episode of Brew Happy!


Ep. 279 - The Brew Happy Show

We love hanging at McMenamins Annex Bar, and this week we have some special events coming up to talk about. With Vancouver Brewfest just around the corner, the crew talks about their plans for their booth and invite you to joing in the fun. Ryan gets impromtu interviewed by Damian, John has more adventures to tell, and Damian has some plans to rap about. Amazing music including G Love and Special sauce on this episode of Brew Happy!


Ep. 278 - The Brew Happy Show

Top of the feckin morning at Feckin Irish Brewing Co. In Oregon City, you won't find many breweries having more fun that this Irish brewpub, with Mark Maher and Marcus Thompson brewing a line of Irish Ales, on Axe-Throwing, Live Music, Irish beer, and an update on their new Smokehouse! John is an expert at axe-throwing, Ryan craves quail with an Irish accent, Damian falls in love with a horchata porter, and Bronwyn boasts about her Welshness. Fun with the water department and fermenting...


Ep. 277 - The Brew Happy Show

On the heels of the Final Draft Taphouse's 1 Year Anniversary, owners Kimerly Johnson and Mike Bolt reflect and share some of their favorite times and new horizons. Joining us to chat is Michael Perozzo from Zzoom Media and Chris Crabb from CrabSoup to talk about North Bank Beer Week, Vancouver Brewfest, Oregon Brewers Festival (OBF), and more! John, gives out some really long cigars, Ryan gets excited about so many different beer festivals, Bronwyn has Oreos in her beer, Damian declares...


Ep. 276 - The Brew Happy Show

North Portland gem, Stormbreaker Brewing, at their newest location in St. Johns with award winning brewer Rob Lutz. We learn about what it takes to get second location going, renovations as well as some improvements and new beers along the way. John is away in Vegas, Ryan is interested in axe-throwing, Damian obsesses over the Juicy Lucy again, Bronwyn enjoys the best Van Damn beer on the menu. Reused wood, elbow grease, and Juicy Lucys on this episode of Brew Happy!


Ep. 275 - The Brew Happy Show

Tonight at The Proper Pint Taproom we catch up with returning guest, Growler Werks owner Shawn Huff about his amazing uKeg and newest additions to his line-up. With a new look and a few new home brew friendly features we learn more about this diverse beer dispenser. John discovers pinball at Portland Craft Beer Festival, Ryan might switch to a new growler, Bronwyn drops blueberries, and Damian does a “uKeg-stand”. New beers, uKegs and uPints on this episode of Brew Happy!


Ep. 274 - The Brew Happy Show

July's McMenamins Monday kicking off back at Ringlers Annex Bar (McMenamins Crystal Hotel) where the crew talks about Cider Season, Edgefield Inaugural Brewfest, the Portland International Cider Cup Awards, Blues Festival on the Waterfront, Cider Summit, and more. John has a picnic at Edgefield, Ryan wins an award for Best Dressed, Bronwyn has a spicy cider and news to share, Damian works out a new schedule for the month of July. Awards, ciders and road trips planned on this episode of Brew...


Ep. 272 - The Brew Happy Show

At Rogue East we say goodbye to one of our favorite bartenders, Max. Plus we have some news about some of the most hopping events for you beer fans to get hopped up on. Hear about Beer Week, Portland International Beerfest, Homebrew Con, Brewers Choice Awards, GABF, and more. Max gets a gift, Ryan delves deeper into the ciderscape, John joins the Masters of IPAs, Bronwyn is excited about GABF, Damian gets breaking news about the demise of Uptown Market and the rise of Binary Brewing. Beer...


Ep. 271 - The Brew Happy Show

Kicking off Craft Beer Week from The Upper Lip we check in with our friends from the New Breweries and Cideries Showcase downstairs at Bailey's Taproom, presented by New School Beer. The Brew Happy Show covering from The Upper Lip and interviewing a few brewers from up and coming breweries popping up in the area; Grains of Wrath Brewing, Allergory Brewing, Von Ebert Brewing, and more. Ezra articulates the distinction between cocoa nibs and cocoa juice, John is excited about axes and sweets,...


Ep. 270 - The Brew Happy Show

This is a special bonus episode of Brew Happy. Brought to you by McMenamins, and hosted at their Thompson location just off Liberty Rd in Salem, OR. We are joined by special guests making their first splash on the brew scene, Donny Raisanen Jr. and Jim Weinman from Bine Valley Brewing, Ryan Holt from Old Stand By Brewing, Ratchet Brewery's Brewer/Owner Dan Miletta, and one of McMenamin's best, Jen Kent from Thompson Brewery location. We are at the 21st Annual Barley Cup Brewfest. We have an...


Ep. 269 - The Brew Happy Show

In June we kick off McMenamins Monday at the McMenamins 23rd Avenue Bottleshop on with returning guest Douglas Remington now representing Mother Earth Brew Co. From a brewery spanning the Pacific Northwest and beyond with an unbelievable seasonal line-up that includes beer fans of all tastes. Ryan reports in from the Fruit Beer and Wine Fest media preview, John is off to see a show, Bronwyn experiences peanutbutter bliss Colorful bottles and cans, and soaking wet soundboards on this episode...