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The Vorlauf Hour is an Iowa Beer podcast that focuses on the promotion and continual growth of Iowa Beer. Through conversations with owners, brewers and beer industry workers, we will deep dive into what makes the Iowa beer industry excellent.

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The Vorlauf Hour is an Iowa Beer podcast that focuses on the promotion and continual growth of Iowa Beer. Through conversations with owners, brewers and beer industry workers, we will deep dive into what makes the Iowa beer industry excellent.

Language:

English


Episodes
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Episode 25. FlixCast - 2 Flix 2 Furious

5/13/2024
In this month's episode of The Vorlauf Hour, Jack and special guest host Lucas Greta from Flix Brewhouse sit down with their Brew Dad Josh Miller of Flix Brewhouse Carmel Indiana. They chat about Craft Brewers Conference 2024, brewing competitions, and all the time Josh has lost to Toppling Goliath, and have an awesome conversation about how brewers like Josh look at the industry, and customer base and find a way to serve those customers best. I think you'll have a great time listening to our first interview with an out-of-state brewer. The Vorlauf Hour is the official podcast of the Iowa Brewers Guild.

Duration:00:59:45

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The Morelauf Hour - The Throat Experience: Presented by The Creamy Boys

4/27/2024
In this episode the boys are back at Ambient Grain Studio, They get some listener questions to respond to, have a monster of a Cellar Challenge, and have a summer-themed Mt. Rushmore. The Morelauf Hour, wherein the gang talk all things beer, is a complimentary show to THE VORLAUF HOUR, The Iowa Brewers Guild official podcast, which explores Iowa Beer through conversations with folks within the industry.

Duration:02:01:00

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Pink Boots Conversations - Episode 5. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Brewing in Iowa Pt. 2

4/17/2024
Listen to Scars are Beautiful founder and breast cancer previvor Jess Klembara of Confluence Brewing. She and her husband, Kyle, moved from Southern California to Central Iowa to embark on brewing careers together. Jess shares her story of testing positive for BRCA at 27 years old and going 'flat' shortly after. Find out more about our show @thevorlaufhour on all social platforms.

Duration:00:34:17

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Episode 24. Alluvial Pt. 2

4/8/2024
In this episode Jack and Nathan go back to Alluvial and have an awesome conversation with Neil, head brewer at Alluvial. They have a fantastic time talking about how he got his start in the industry, what some of his favorite beer styles are, and enjoy tasting a couple of beers that were released for Alluvial's 9th birthday. The Vorlauf Hour is the official podcast of the Iowa Brewers Guild.

Duration:01:27:57

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The Morelauf Hour - Double the Locations, Double the Fun!

3/29/2024
Hey in this episode the boys are at Big Grove, and a second "secret" location. They had an awesome time looking forward to some new breweries opening up in the state, drinking some tasty beer, and having one of the friendliest Mt Rushmore's we've had in a long time, it's still a great one though! The Morelauf Hour, wherein the gang talk all things beer, is a complimentary show to THE VORLAUF HOUR, The Iowa Brewers Guild official podcast, which explores Iowa Beer through conversations with folks within the industry.

Duration:01:18:00

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Episode 23. John's Grocery - Death of a Brewer

3/11/2024
In this episode, Jack and guest host Lucas Greta sit down with Doug Alberhasky from John's Grocery. They sit down at the legendary John's Grocery in Iowa City to talk about their love of beer, the cool history of beer caves in the state, and a new movie set to film here in Iowa, Death of a Brewer. Follow the movie's Facebook page to keep up with future updates. https://www.facebook.com/deathofabrewer The Vorlauf Hour is the official podcast of the Iowa Brewers Guild.

Duration:01:02:17

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The Morelauf Hour - Substituting Half & Half for Milk??

2/23/2024
The boys hang out at Confluence. They get into their normal shenanigans, we're talking about Iowa Beer of the Week, Cellar Challenge, and a Mt Rushmore, which somehow doesn't get contentious?? Is that a first? well either way we had an awesome time! The Morelauf Hour, wherein the gang talk all things beer, is a complimentary show to THE VORLAUF HOUR, The Iowa Brewers Guild official podcast, which explores Iowa Beer through conversations with folks within the industry.

Duration:01:29:39

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Pink Boots Conversations - Episode 4. Open the Door Wide.

2/14/2024
Today on Pink Boot Conversations, listen to Iowa's first female black brewer Ashely Hynick of Peace Tree Brewing, as she shares her journey moving from bartending to brewing. Ashely shares her inspirations, how to spread the word for more inclusion, and the importance of vulnerability. Find out more about our show @thevorlaufhour on all social platforms.

Duration:00:31:15

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Episode 22. Reunion Brewery

2/5/2024
Hey, you all know what's up. It's The Vorlauf Hour.. Its ReUnion Brewery. It's the first freaking video podcast for The Vorlauf Hour!!! You can find the video on The Vorlauf Hour's Youtube page. The guys sit down and chat with Pete and Noah from ReUnion, and have a blast talking about what it's like working for a brewery with 3 different brewing locations. They eat pork chops and drink some old-ass homebrew. Thank you to Pete from ReUnion for hooking us up with this dope recording. The Vorlauf Hour is the official podcast of the Iowa Brewers Guild.

Duration:01:09:36

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The Morelauf Hour - Watered-Down LaCroix

1/26/2024
The boys have a goofy time at James's house, and they talk about upcoming Beer Events, sandwiches, questionable beverages, and a Mt Rushmore of NA beverages for dry january. The Morelauf Hour, wherein the gang talk all things beer, is a complimentary show to THE VORLAUF HOUR, The Iowa Brewers Guild official podcast, which explores Iowa Beer through conversations with folks within the industry.

Duration:01:55:36

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Episode 21. Field Day Brewing Co.

1/8/2024
The boys sit down with Alec Travis from Field Day Brewing Co. They chat about the joys and struggles of building out a Brewery, their love of lagers, and new baby smell. We had an awesome time hanging out at Field Day, and we hope you'll love it too! The Vorlauf Hour is the official podcast of the Iowa Brewers Guild.

Duration:01:12:11

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The Morelauf Hour - Holiday Hoedown

12/29/2023
In this year-end Morelauf, Jack, and James are joined by the CABCO boys, Mason and Dustin! They chat about their beer of the week, they have a cellar challenge, and have a special Holiday themed Mt Rushmore. You don't want to miss it! The Morelauf Hour, wherein the gang talk all things beer, is a complimentary show to THE VORLAUF HOUR, The Iowa Brewers Guild official podcast, which explores Iowa Beer through conversations with folks within the industry.

Duration:01:40:10

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Pink Boots Conversations - Episode 3. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Brewing in Iowa

12/20/2023
Today on Pink Boot Conversations, listen to breast cancer survivor Jess Klembara of Confluence Brewing, and Iowa's first female black brewer Ashely Hynick of Peace Tree Brewing, both share their experiences, challenges, and opportunities in brewing. Panel moderated by Mary Beth Hart, Director DEI at Wellmark. Find out more about our show @thevorlaufhour on all social platforms.

Duration:00:36:33

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Episode 20. Wise I Brewing Company

12/11/2023
Jack and James talk with Ben Sitzmann, Ryan Odor, and Aislinn Durr from Wise I Brewing Company. They chat about mushroom beer, dope shirts, and being a brewery in the Ice Cream Capitol of the World! The Vorlauf Hour is the official podcast of the Iowa Brewers Guild.

Duration:00:57:06

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The Morelauf Hour - Soup Edition

11/24/2023
Its soup. Just soup... The Morelauf Hour, wherein the gang talk all things beer, is a complimentary show to THE VORLAUF HOUR, The Iowa Brewers Guild official podcast, which explores Iowa Beer through conversations with folks within the industry.

Duration:01:22:37

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Episode 18. Live With John Holl!

11/6/2023
In this episode, Jack and James hang out with beer journalist John Holl at iBest 2023! They chat about all things Beer, Industry, and share their Beer of the Week, and Mt Rushmore. You won't want to miss this episode! The Vorlauf Hour is the official podcast of the Iowa Brewers Guild.

Duration:00:43:33

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The Morelauf Hour - Spooky Season

10/27/2023
It's spooky season... And that means pumpkins, ghouls, scary movies, candy, and tasty beverages. To celebrate the spookiest of times we recorded the episode off-site at a spooktacular location! Check out this episode to find out where we recorded, to hear some Q&A's from listeners, we got a big thicky for our cellar challenge, and we have the most frightening Mt Rushmore yet. The Morelauf Hour, wherein the gang talk all things beer, is a complimentary show to THE VORLAUF HOUR, The Iowa Brewers Guild official podcast, which explores Iowa Beer through conversations with folks within the industry.

Duration:01:43:00

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Episode 17. The Iowa Tap Room Blind Flight!

10/9/2023
In this special episode, Jack and James go to the Iowa Tap Room and have a blind flight. They each get 4 Iowa beer and get to guess what is in their flight. Other stuff happens. I don't know, go listen to the episode. I'm sleepy. The Vorlauf Hour is the official podcast of the Iowa Brewers Guild.

Duration:00:49:06

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The Morelauf Hour - He’s Baaaaaack!!!

9/29/2023
Ya boy is back from paternity leave!! James, Jack, and Nathan get together for a long-awaited reunion at Singlespeed Des Moines Taproom. They have a great time chatting beer news, Iowa beer of the week, Cellar challenge, Nathan's Mt. Rushmore, and some Musings. The Morelauf Hour, wherein the gang talk all things beer, is a complimentary show to THE VORLAUF HOUR, The Iowa Brewers Guild official podcast, which explores Iowa Beer through conversations with folks within the industry.

Duration:01:27:17

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Pink Boots Conversations - Episode 2. Hop Rubs, Lark Closing, Brewing Explosions

9/20/2023
Today on Pink Boot Conversations, Janelle talks with former head brewer Jennifer Nance of Lark Brewing. Nance recaps her experience as a 2023 Siebel brewing scholarship recipient, shares how she got into brewing, and walks through the recent closure of Lark Brewing. The two compare notes on everything from hop rubs to Colorado to learning the ropes of brewery work. You can find out more about our show @thevorlaufhour on all social platforms.

Duration:00:28:46