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Listen to the 919 Beer Podcast episodes with Adam Eshbaugh and Joe Ovies for interviews with brewers, local beer news and more.

Listen to the 919 Beer Podcast episodes with Adam Eshbaugh and Joe Ovies for interviews with brewers, local beer news and more.
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Listen to the 919 Beer Podcast episodes with Adam Eshbaugh and Joe Ovies for interviews with brewers, local beer news and more.




919 Beer: “Double Barley Brewing Company”

Joe Ovies, Adam Eshbaugh, and Wayne Holt visit with Cheryl Lane from Double Barley Brewing Company in Smithfield. They feature Abby’s Amber Ale; Double Dubbel, a Belgian Dubbel; Fat Charley’s Raspberry Chocolate Stout; FFF Holiday Stout; The Field of Dreams Peaches and Cream Wheat Ale; The Gourd Rocker Imperial Pumpkin Porter; The Sexy Rexy Red Rye Ale; Sparkky’s Coffee Chocolate Milk Stout; The Steakcake Imperial Stout; The Thrilla in Vanilla Imperial Porter; The Touche’ IPA; and the...


919 Beer: Botanist and Barrel

Lauren Brownlow is in for Joe Ovies this week with Adam Eshbaugh and Wayne Holt, as they sit down and talk to Botanist and Barrel's Kether Smith, Deric McGuffey and Jon Simpson. Smith and McGuffey both have culinary roots and they talk about their unique process to make ciders, wines and sours as Orange County's first winery and cidery. Then, the group also tackles the Untappd beer festival in Charlotte and what went wrong.


919 Beer: The Glass Jug Beer Lab

The 919 Beer Podcast comes off the road, after a four week tour in conjunction with NC Beer Month. Wayne Holt also returns to co-host with Joe Ovies and Adam Eshbaugh. This week’s guest is Chris Creech, owner and head of brewing operations of the Glass Jug Beer Lab. The three recipes featured this week include Durham 150, a collaboration between Glass Jug and the Durham Distillery to celebrate Durham’s 150th birthday. This is a Belgian Witbier crossed with gin botanicals. Next is a lemony...


919 Beer podcast: On location at Vicious Fishes in Fuquay-Varina

Adam Eshbaugh and Joe Ovies close out NC Beer Month with a trip to Vicious Fishes Tap and Kitchen in Fuquay-Varina. Owner and co-founder Ken O'Berry and Executive Chef Ryan Miller treated Joe and Adam to an assembly line of local foods paired with the Vicious Fishes brews that preview their line of light summer beers. To begin with, oysters, paired with the UltraLight Reel Light Lager, then moving to a grilled Romaine salad and Red Sea Glass, one line of wheat beers infused with fruits...


919 Beer podcast: Aviator Tap House

This week's 919 Beer Podcast originates on the road again, this time from Fuquay-Varina's Aviator Tap House. Adam Eshbaugh and Joe Ovies are joined for the hour by Aviator founder Mark Doble. Mark has used a brewery, started as a hobby in an airplane hangar (acquired through a divorce) to bring new life to the town of Fuquay. Mark brings Joe and Adam up to date on his newest business ventures, a newer, larger brewery, a beer garden and a pizzeria, to join his taproom, smokehouse and bottle...


919 Beer podcast: Lonerider Brewing Company

Joe Ovies, Adam Eshbaugh, and Wayne Holt host this week's program from Lonerider Brewery, across from the Angus Barn on Highway 70 in Raleigh. Joe talks about being in Minneapolis for the Final Four, taking a tour of Prince's estate, and some of the craft beer he sampled. Then, they interviewed Galen Smith, Head Brewer for Lonerider Brewing Company; Paul Breeding, Lonerider Sales Manager and Operations Manager; and Sumit Vohra, CEO and Chief Drinking Officer at Lonerider Brewing Company....


919 Beer podcast: Cotton House Craft Brewers

This week's 919 Beer Podcast originates live from the Cotton House of Cary, a restored century-old farmhouse, and home of Cotton House Craft Brewers. Adam, Joe and Wayne are joined this week by Brent Webb, owner of Cotton House Craft Brewers, a self-described "old hippie" with a love for beer and a vision for the future of Cary. Brent shares the story of buying the 100 year old Pasmore house and how he hopes with the next 2-3 years, to make it the cornerstone of a new Cary park and...


919 Beer podcast: Spring is here and the beer is flowin'

Joe Ovies, Wayne Eshbaugh, and Wayne Holt host this week. They talk opening day baseball, NCAA Tournament, and other sports. April is NC Beer Month, and next week, the 919 Beer podcast will be recorded live at Cotton House Brewery in Cary. Joe paid a visit to Transfer Co. Food Hall, and they talk about Longleaf Swine BBQ moving into Transfer, which is on Davie Street in Raleigh. They talk about what local craft beers you can get at PNC Arena during 'Canes games, and they go over various NC...


919 Beer podcast: Hugger Mugger Brewing Copany

Joe Ovies, Adam Eshbaugh, and Wayne Holt host this week. Mason Jar Lager Co., Brewery and Tavern from Fuquay Varina was the food guest this week. The beer guests this week are David McComas and Tim Emmert, founders,owners, and brewers of Hugger Mugger Brewing Company in Sanford. The brewery building at Hugger Mugger has a beer hall, and back bar, which also includes a beer garden. They brought their Jaded Epidemic of Pils pilsner; their Chocolate Factory meltdown, which is a milk chocolate...


919 Beer podcast: Rail House Brewery

This week, Adam Eshbaugh and Wayne Holt host, with Joe Ovies in Charlotte at the ACC Tournament. My Way Tavern in Raleigh is the food guest this week. And, the beer guests this week are Jon Simpson, Director of Sales; Dan Fifield, Head Brewer; and Jason Hull, Brewer, at Rail House Brewery in Aberdeen, NC. They brought Rail House Brewery's Ka-Bar Brown Ale; Mastiff Oatmeal Stout; Pineland Pale Ale; Ek Imperial Red Ale; Knight's Golden Ale, and their FCA IPA.


919 Beer podcast: Soul Fresh Spring Rolls and Birdsong Brewing Company

This week, Joe Ovies, Adam Eshbaugh, and Wayne Holt host. To begin with they discuss Barrel Culture, and their release of their first ever IPA and the changes in Anheuser-Busch distribution and what this might mean to small brewers and sellers. This week's food guests are Justus McGee, and Richard Streeter of Soul Fresh Spring Rolls, two local entrepreneurs who have served up a different take on the traditional spring roll. Our beer guest is Chris Goulet, managing partner of Charlotte's...


919 Beer: Biere de Femme and Barrel Culture

Joe Ovies, Adam Eshbaugh and Wayne Holt host. They interview Caroline Smith, Festival Chairperson for the 3rd annual Biere de Femme, held at Highland Brewing Company Event Center, with 35 beers made specifically for the festival by women beer professionals from participating brewers. The event benefits the Pink Boots Society, an organization which inspires, encourages, and assists women beer professionals to further their careers through education. The beer guest this week is Paul Wasmund,...


919 Beer podcast: Camelback Brewing Company

Joe Ovies, Adam Eshbaugh, and Wayne Holt host this week. They welcome beer guests this week, Mike Stec, owner and founder, and Randall Yow, general manager, from Camelback Brewing Company from Sanford. They brought in Chatham 1951 Lager, New England "Plea Bargain" IPA; their West Coast IPA's, and their Winter Warmer seasonal ale. The group aldo discussed the Cherry-Pom Berliner Weisse, The Ruckman Commeth, a brown ale, and a Rye PA.


919 Beer podcast: Adam returns and Ancillary Fermentation is the guest

Joe Ovies, Adam Eshbaugh, and Wayne Holt host this week. In the first segment, Adam is back from California, where he visited Russian River Brewing Company in Santa Rosa. The beer guest this week is Ancillary Fermentation, a "pop-up" brewery, spawned off from Bond Brothers Beer Company in Cary. Whit Baker and Sean McKinney visit 919 Beer Podcast to explain. So, Whit and Sean, along with Andy Schnitzer, and Topher Fulton from Bond Brothers have a side project, where they have a monthly...


919 Beer podcast: Beer Bowl 2019

This week, Joe Ovies and Wayne Holt (Adam Eshbaugh on assignment this week) sit down to talk about Wayne's visit to the Super Bowl in Atlanta, the concessions in the stadium and restaurants around the stadium, other venues across the country, and how downtown Raleigh compares. Then, they turn their attention to the new Durham location of Asheville based Hi-Wire Brewing, which recently set a curfew for children in their taproom. The brewery announced that their taproom would only be open to...


919 Beer podcast: New Belgium Brewing Company

Joe Ovies, Adam Eshbaugh, and Wayne Holt host this week's program. The food this week was provided by Mason Jar Lager Company and Tavern in Holly Springs. The food guests this week are Lauren Woods Limbach, Wood Cellar Director and Blender for New Belgium Brewery in Asheville, and Chris Allen, the Raleigh Beer Ranger for New Belgium. Lauren introduces and unveils the release of Southern Vine Sour, a scuppernong and sumac sour that will be available at Boxcar Bars in Raleigh, Durham, and...


919 Beer podcast: Carolina Brewing Company

Joe Ovies and Wayne Holt host this week, as Adam Eshbaugh takes the week off. My Way Tavern in Raleigh supplied the food this week. The beer guest this week is Mark Heath, owner of Carolina Brewing Company from Holly Springs. They all talk about CBC's Carolina Pale Ale. Mark also brought in Be Like Mike New England IPA, and their Wiggo! IPA. They also referred to the Hop Roar West Coast Style IPA. Mark also brought in for Ground Hog's Day coming up, the Ground Hog Imperial Stout. And for...


919 Beer podcast: Highland Brewing

Joe Ovies, Adam Eshbaugh, and Wayne Holt host this week's program, and welcome beer guest, Jess Petrosky, Field Sales Representative for Eastern NC, for Highland Brewing in Asheville. They sample and talk about Highland Brewing's Gaelic Ale; Starchaser White; Midnight Summit; AVL IPA; and Cold Mountain. Jess also talks about "Cold Mountain" weekend, which Highland hosts each year.


919 Beer podcast: Mason Jar Lager Company

Joe Ovies, Adam Eshbaugh, and Wayne Holt host this week. The beer guests this week are from Mason Jar Lager Company. They announce that they will be distributed by Mutual Distributing beginning Monday, January 14th. Jon Pierce, the owner; Dave Haydysch, the brewer; and Michael Hayek, Statewide Beer Division Manager for Mutual Distributing, are guests. Adam Eshbaugh is General Manager for Mason Jar Lager Company.


919 Beer podcast: Off and running in the New Year

Joe Ovies, Adam Eshbaugh and Wayne Holt host this week's program. The food guest this week is Fuzzy's Empanadas from Raleigh and the Triangle with co-owners Roy and Kem Thombs. The beer guest this week is Fiddlin' Fish Brewing Company, an independent brewery and taproom located in Winston-Salem. Stuart Barnhart, president, and co-owner, David Ashe, are in studio for the taping of today's show.