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New York City publican Jimmy Carbone plays host to an audio ale salon celebrating the world of craft beer. Through discussions with beer industry insiders and knowledgeable beer fans from across the country, Jimmy and his friends explore every aspect of the brewer's craft from grains to pint glass and tasting to toasting.

New York City publican Jimmy Carbone plays host to an audio ale salon celebrating the world of craft beer. Through discussions with beer industry insiders and knowledgeable beer fans from across the country, Jimmy and his friends explore every aspect of the brewer's craft from grains to pint glass and tasting to toasting.
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New York, NY

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New York City publican Jimmy Carbone plays host to an audio ale salon celebrating the world of craft beer. Through discussions with beer industry insiders and knowledgeable beer fans from across the country, Jimmy and his friends explore every aspect of the brewer's craft from grains to pint glass and tasting to toasting.

Language:

English

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BOX 198 402 Graham Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11211 (718) 497-2128


Episodes

Episode 445: Drink Beer, Think Beer

9/19/2018
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"This week on Beer Sessions, Jimmy Carbone makes a long awaited return to the studio! He is joined by John Holl, an award-winning journalist covering the beer industry and author of the newly published book, Drink Beer, Think Beer: Getting to the Bottom of Every Pint. We also hear from Justin Phillips, Megan Saxelby and Noah Levin who make up the team at Beer Table, a specialty beer shop in New York City. Jimmy and his guests discuss trends in the beer industry, trying to get to the bottom...

Duration:00:53:35

CHSWFF17: Cameron Read, Timmons Pettigrew, and Randall Goldman with Jimmy Carbone

8/14/2018
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In the first hour of Beer Sessions Radio broadcast from the Charleston Wine + Food Festival, host Jimmy Carbone cracks into four special brews with Cameron Read and Timmons Pettigrew of Edmund's Oast. Lucky audience members have the chance to sample Gilded, their Belgian-style table beer, and learn about local oyster seasons, Charleston history, and of course, brewing. Special guest Randall Goldenberg, Chairman of the Festival, jumps in for a history lesson and a bit of trivia.

Duration:00:53:21

CHSWFF17: Morgan Westbrook, Edward Westbrook, and Adam Sappington with Jimmy Carbone

8/7/2018
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In the third hour of Beer Sessions Radio broadcast from the Charleston Wine + Food Festival, host Jimmy Carbone welcomes Morgan and Edward Westbrook from Westbrook Brewing in Mount Pleasant, SC and Chef Adam Sappington from The Country Cat in Portland, OR to talk beer and butchery. For the Westbrooks, brewing is a family affair (their kids very patiently hung out for their interview). Morgan shares stories about taste-testing local donuts before using them in their collaboration with Evil...

Duration:00:42:30

On the Road with Beer Sessions Radio: Back to the Roots

7/31/2018
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In the final episode of On the Road with Beer Sessions Radio Season One, host Jimmy Carbone travels to the Finger Lakes. He visits The Farmhouse Brewery in Owego, the first malting house in New York State in over a decade and one of only a handful also brews in-house. You’ll hear from a top grains farmer about the challenges he faces to produce and distribute unique, artisanal grains to brewers. You’ll also meet the experts who support him in his work. Up in Ovid, Jimmy visits Blackduck...

Duration:00:58:11

On the Road with Beer Sessions Radio: License to Brew

7/24/2018
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In this episode of On the Road with Beer Sessions Radio, host Jimmy Carbone travels to the Capital region near Albany, New York. You’ll hear from the farmers of Indian Ladder Farms about how they became leaders in the region for growing hops, and about how the farm brewery license, created by lawmakers in the nearby capital, has enhanced their business and made their farm more viable. The license to brew and serve beer on site has allowed local beverage producers to prosper. In the nearby...

Duration:00:56:55

On the Road with Beer Sessions Radio: Edge of the Wild!

7/17/2018
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In the second episode of On the Road with Beer Sessions Radio, travel with host Jimmy Carbone to the Edge of the Wild! In the Catskills region of New York State, you'll meet a former racetrack veterinarian who uses his chemistry background to distill unique buckwheat liquor and whole wheat vodka, a cider maker who takes his cues from texts written about apples in the 1800s, a brewery owner who was part of saving New York City’s water through anti-fracking advocacy, and one of the first...

Duration:00:58:36

On the Road with Beer Sessions Radio: The New Primitives

7/10/2018
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In the first episode of On the Road with Beer Sessions Radio, you will travel with us to the Hudson Valley region. Although it’s only about an hour’s drive from New York City, you feel like you’re in a different world. The Hudson Valley is an historic beer-making region, but with the rise of industrialization and cheap transportation, breweries virtually disappeared for most of the 20th century. Then, in the last few years, locals again began to appreciate and demand craft, local beer, which...

Duration:00:54:57

Episode 438: Six Most Metal Breweries

6/12/2018
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Keeping it metal, one brewery at a time. Craft beer and heavy metal fans are two of the most passionate audiences in the world, two distinct industries with the same rebel spirit; our goal is to connect those working on each side. Both homebrewers and guitar heroes start in the garage with dreams of turning pro – we’ll tour cross country to the six most hardcore breweries expressing themselves like rock stars, pairing craft beer with heavy metal today. Follow Advanced Cicerone® Adam Zuniga...

Duration:00:53:31

Episode 437: Black Project Wild & Spontaneous Ales

6/5/2018
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We’ve got some great guests joining us tonight, including Sarah Howat from Denver’s Black Project Wild & Spontaneous Ales, Cat Brackett from Ivan Ramen, and BR Rolya from Shelton Brothers.

Duration:00:48:32

Episode 436: Decicco's and Friends

5/29/2018
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We’ve got some great guests joining us tonight including Chris and Joe DeCicco from DeCicco & Sons in Westchester, Joe Turco from Sloop Brewing, and Yvon Pasquarello from Bells. Mike Amidei and Ralph Perrazzo will also be joining us later in the show to talk about an exciting new project they’re working on in Las Vegas.

Duration:00:50:09

Episode 435: Beer Quiz for the Master Cicerones

5/22/2018
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We’ve got some great guests joining us tonight to talk about the Cicerone program and more specifically the Master Cicerone level. Master Cicerone is the fourth and highest level of the Cicerone Certification Program. It recognizes an exceptional understanding of brewing, beer, and pairing — combining outstanding tasting abilities with an encyclopedic knowledge of commercial beers. The Master Cicerone exam challenges individuals to master every technical and aesthetic aspect of beer....

Duration:00:53:43

Episode 434: Long Island Beer Week: Sand City Brewing & Destination Unknown!

5/15/2018
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It’s Long Island Beer Week! We’re celebrating with two of the best breweries on the Island, Sand City and Destination Unknown. We’ve got some great guests joining us tonight, including Kevin Sihler and Bill Kiernan of Sand City Brewing, Chris Candiano of Destination Unknown Brewing, and beer writer Niko Krommydas.

Duration:00:56:44

Episode 433: Getting Weird with Lactose Beers, from Milk Stouts to Milkshake Ale

5/8/2018
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We’ve got some great guests joining us tonight to talk about brewing with lactose including Matt McCall from Coney Island Brewing, Jesse Ferguson from Interboro Brewing in Brooklyn, and Sean Torres from Kills Boro Brewing in Staten Island. Lactose/milk sugar is wholly unfermentable by brewer's yeast. Because of this, a lactose addition lends additional sweetness and body to a beer. Although lactose can be used with many beer styles, it turns out that the flavors in a stout (roast, chocolate,...

Duration:00:52:24

Episode 432: Craft Beer Exports and the New Gypsy Brewery

5/1/2018
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We’ve got some great guests joining us tonight including Qurban and Peter from Crafted Exports and Patrick, Patrick, and Keir from Alewife Brewing!

Duration:00:50:31

Episode 431: Brewers Association Pregame

4/24/2018
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For this special episode, Jimmy sat down at Haven's Kitchen with chefs Adam Dulte, co-author (along with HRN host Michael Harlan Turkell) of The Beer Pantry, Gavin Fine of Fine Dining Restaurant Group in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and Steve Redzikowski, chef/owner of OAK at Fourteenth in Boulder, Colorado. talking food and beer, favorite recipes from the cookbook. The chefs were in NYC prepping for the annual Brewers Association Press Dinner.

Duration:00:47:37

Episode 430: Homebrew World with Josh Bernstein

4/17/2018
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We’ve got some great guests joining us tonight including Josh Bernstein who has a brand new book out today as well as Jason Sahler from Strong Rope Brewery in Brooklyn and Svend Lindbaek from Svendale Brewing.

Duration:00:50:58

Episode 429: Cicerone Talk & Evil Twin Brewing, Ridgewood

4/12/2018
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We’ve got some great guests joining us tonight including Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsoe from Evil Twin Brewing and a bunch of Cicerones too!

Duration:00:57:17

Episode 428: Crooked Stave: Sour, Wild, Brett

4/3/2018
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Alex from Spuyten Duyvil invited Crooked Stave founder Chad Yakobsonto host a tasting event. From Colorado to Williamsburg...Beer Sessions Radio tagged along... We met up at The Well in Brooklyn, where Chad was making a sales call with Ian Ljundquist. We talked deep about sour, brett, and wild ale beers. Chad is "the brett whisperer," according to Jimmy.

Duration:00:52:34

Episode 427: PRODUCTION by Stillwater Artisanal

3/28/2018
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We’ve got some great guests joining us tonight including Brian Strumke from Stillwater Artisanal Ales, Master Cicerone Rich Higgins, and Dan Lamonaca from Beer Karma in Williamsburg.

Duration:01:01:54

Episode 426: Brooklyn Cider House

3/22/2018
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We’ve got some great guests joining us tonight from Brooklyn Cider House including co-owner Susan Yi and cidermaker Lindsey Storm. Also sitting in is David Cascione, president and founder of Barrika Basque Country Cider.

Duration:01:00:20