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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. 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. 273 - The Brew Happy Show

A unique brewery, days from opening it's doors. West Coast Grocery Company Brewery (WCGCoB) a name with history and new beers of mystery. Learn about this fantastic new beer and food location in Central Portland, owner Charlie Hyde, his hot corner spot, and when they are going to open! Clay raves about Wolves & People, Ryan loves a new color scheme and invents a new radio station, Bronwyn gets good shots of a brewery in progress, John has 2 pairings for the price of one, and Damian finds a...


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...


Ep. 268 - The Brew Happy Show

The Upper Lip expands their menu and gets a new bar! Clay Staley is back with another “Staley Stance” on what food not to pair with your beer, as well as a collab event with the Def Tones. John is off for game seven, Ryan gets excited about pork and it brings out his inner demon, Bronwyn talks about Alesong, Cognitive Surplus, and Marriott commodities, Damian gets pleasantly surprised by a cider. Tacos, pizzas, ciders, and more taps on this episode of Brew Happy!


Ep. 267 - The Brew Happy Show

This week we talk about some product dynamics. Beer seller and Publican Sean Hiatt of The Proper Pint discusses supply, demand, and personal touch. Beer distributor Kolin Lieshman from Day One Distribution discusses how important relationships are to building a well balanced portfolio. Beer tech talk and catching up with Warren Wills as well as a long overdue “Warren Report”. Damian brings Florida treats from Cigar City, John enjoys some Bridge City Pizza, Ryan releases the Brew Happy...


Ep. 266 - The Brew Happy Show

Cigar Happy on this episode. John isn't the only cigar slinger that loves beer. This week, Terence Reilly and Jeremy Wolfson from Casa Fernandez Cigars, joins in to enlighten us with surprising parallels between tobacco and hop production. Ryan is astonished by tobacco guardians, John gets the best of both worlds, Bronwyn ciders down, Damian prepares to fly away. Cigar event discounts for Brew Happy promo's, Bridge City Pizza, and more on this episode of Brew Happy!


Ep. 265 - The Brew Happy Show

McMenamins Monday in May kicks off with some new awards, new cans, and new locations. Rich with banter the Brew Happy Crew shares in the successes of our local heroes of World Beer Cup, and gets their grub on at McMenamins Annex Bar. John wants to know what's up with Thirsty Sasquatch, Bronwyn is excited about World Beer Cup, Ryan has news from Molten Falls Cidery, Damian is hot for chicken. Hedgehog houses, Live Nudes, Nashville news and more on this episode of Brew Happy!