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Stories Behind Craft Beer in the Pacific Northwest. This is not your average beer show. You won't find consistent beer reviews or the latest opinion gossip about the industry. The Cascadian Beer Podcast is about the people behind the local breweries in the Pacific Northwest. Each episode is dedicated to a single brewery; we profile their history, how they started and their place in the local community. Cascadia is a bio-region in the Pacific Northwest which is made up of the US States of Washington & Oregon, as well as the Canadian province of British Columbia. This is an area that helped kickstart the craft beer industry in North America and has seen tremendous growth in recent years. Subscribe to the Cascadian Beer Podcast to learn and discover new breweries in the Pacific Northwest. Visit the website: http://cascadian.beer

Stories Behind Craft Beer in the Pacific Northwest. This is not your average beer show. You won't find consistent beer reviews or the latest opinion gossip about the industry. The Cascadian Beer Podcast is about the people behind the local breweries in the Pacific Northwest. Each episode is dedicated to a single brewery; we profile their history, how they started and their place in the local community. Cascadia is a bio-region in the Pacific Northwest which is made up of the US States of Washington & Oregon, as well as the Canadian province of British Columbia. This is an area that helped kickstart the craft beer industry in North America and has seen tremendous growth in recent years. Subscribe to the Cascadian Beer Podcast to learn and discover new breweries in the Pacific Northwest. Visit the website: http://cascadian.beer
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Vancouver, BC

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Stories Behind Craft Beer in the Pacific Northwest. This is not your average beer show. You won't find consistent beer reviews or the latest opinion gossip about the industry. The Cascadian Beer Podcast is about the people behind the local breweries in the Pacific Northwest. Each episode is dedicated to a single brewery; we profile their history, how they started and their place in the local community. Cascadia is a bio-region in the Pacific Northwest which is made up of the US States of Washington & Oregon, as well as the Canadian province of British Columbia. This is an area that helped kickstart the craft beer industry in North America and has seen tremendous growth in recent years. Subscribe to the Cascadian Beer Podcast to learn and discover new breweries in the Pacific Northwest. Visit the website: http://cascadian.beer

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English


Episodes

Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery - Seattle, WA

8/25/2019
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I’m in Seattle, Washington at a brewery the first of it’s kind in the state. A brewery that is completely backed by a group of members. Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery opened their doors in August of 2015, but the idea behind the brewery has long been in the works. I sat down with Board President Austin Rood and Brewmaster Kevin Forhan. Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery https://www.flyingbike.coop/ Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: http://cascadian.beer Facebook:...

Duration:00:42:19

Vice & Virtue Brewing Co. - Kelowna, BC

8/7/2019
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A region that has seen some major development in recent years is Kelowna, British Columbia. Located in the Okanagan Valley, Kelowna has seen growth in not only the craft beer community in recent years, but also vineyards, tourism and technology. A new comer onto the sense, and who just celebrated their first year opening, are Vice and Virtue Brewing. I sat down with Matt Jewell & James Windsor. Vice & Virtue Brewing Co. https://viceandvirtuebrewing.ca/ Cascadian Beer Podcast Website:...

Duration:00:25:55

Slackwater Brewing - Penticton, BC

7/3/2019
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A few months ago in the Spring, I was in Penticton attending and part of the judges panel for Okanagan Fest of Ales. While there I stopped in to say “Hi” to some friends of the podcast who were in the process of opening their own brewery. Like many stories I’ve encountered while making this podcast series, things don’t always go according to plan. The brewery had to change their name for various reasons a few days before my visit. But now fully open and operational I chatted Liam Peyton &...

Duration:00:21:36

Trench Brewing & Distilling - Prince George, BC

6/5/2019
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Last summer I was lucky to explore the Northern Part of our province along Highway 16. I started my journey in Prince George, BC. Trench Brewing and Distilling open their doors in Spring 2018. I spoke with both co-owner Craig Schwenning & brewer Paul Goncalves. Trench Brewing & Distilling https://www.trenchbrew.ca/ Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: http://cascadian.beer Facebook: http://facebook.com/cascadianbeer Twitter: http://twitter.com/cascadianbeer Big thanks to the BC Ale Trail:...

Duration:00:29:26

Bulkley Valley Brewery - Smithers, BC

5/1/2019
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Last summer I was lucky to explore the Northern Part of our province along Highway 16. I spent some time in Smithers, BC. A place that has seen rapid change in recent years. Smithers is not home to just one, but two breweries! One of them being Bulkley Valley Brewery. Bulkley Valley Brewery https://www.bulkleyvalleybrewery.ca/ Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: http://cascadian.beer Facebook: http://facebook.com/cascadianbeer Twitter: http://twitter.com/cascadianbeer Big thanks to the BC...

Duration:00:12:47

Brewer: Cat Wiest (Pelican Brewpub & Pink Boots Society)

4/24/2019
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Back in 2017 I went to Denver to attend my first Great American Beer Festival. On my first night there I went to the Pink Boots Society Rare Beer event. That’s where I met Brewer Cat Wiest. At the time she was working in Santa Cruz, but then flicked me a note saying she landed a job in Oregon. During my visit to the Oregon Coast last November I thought I would stop by and catch up with Cat at her new position at the Pelican Brewpub in Pacific City, OR. Pelican...

Duration:00:19:39

Sherwood Mountain Brewhouse - Terrace, BC

4/10/2019
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I was very fortunate to visit a beautiful part of British Columbia. I traveled Highway 16 in the Northern part of the Provence recently and I made a stop in the community of Terrace. Sherwood Mountain is a brewery focusing mostly on lagers and has been quite successful in the local area. On a very busy Thursday afternoon, I sat down with the brewer and co-owner Darryl Tucker. Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: http://cascadian.beer Facebook: http://facebook.com/cascadianbeer Twitter:...

Duration:00:16:51

Passport: Malbygg Brugghus - Reykjavik, Iceland

4/1/2019
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I recently took a trip out of Cascadia to explore a new part of the world. I found myself in Iceland where craft beer is starting to take off in the country. Beer above 2% ABV was actually illegal in Iceland until 1989 and on top of that, not much agriculture in the country to speak of. So I was curious to find out how much the craft beer scene has grown in that short amount of time and what sort of challenges are faced in making beer in Iceland. I visited a local brewery with a team behind...

Duration:00:22:33

Off The Rail - Vancouver, BC

3/6/2019
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I’m in the neighbourhood of Vancouver, BC known as Yeast Van. Just celebrating their fourth birthday, Off the Rail is a brewery that has been sticking to traditional recipes, yet not afraid to experiment from time to time to create new classics. I sat down with Steve Forsyth & Mike Evans. Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: http://cascadian.beer Facebook: http://facebook.com/cascadianbeer Twitter: http://twitter.com/cascadianbeer Big thanks to the BC Ale Trail: http://bcaletrail.ca Podcast...

Duration:00:17:47

Wheelhouse Brewing Co. - Prince Rupert, BC

1/30/2019
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I’m at either the end of the road or the beginning of it, depending on how you look at it. Prince Rupert, British Columbia is on the Pacific Coast of Highway 16 in the northern part of the Provence. Here a small local brewery has been winning awards for the past few years and yet are still kind of a secret to the larger world. I sat down with Craig Outhet of Wheelhouse Brewing. Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: http://cascadian.beer Facebook: http://facebook.com/cascadianbeer Twitter:...

Duration:00:20:06

Three Creeks Brewing Co. - Sisters, OR

1/16/2019
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Located in the majestic Deschutes National Forest is the town of Sisters, OR. I traveled here to visit a brewery that opened its doors during a not so ideal time period when the national economy was in a recession. But they have managed to grow despite the challenges they faced when they opened. I sat down with Wade Underwood, Jeff Cornett and Ashley Woody, at Three Creeks Brewing Co. Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: http://cascadian.beer Facebook:...

Duration:00:17:41

Barkerville Brewing Co. - Quesnel, BC

12/31/2018
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I’m in Cariboo Regional District of British Columbia in Quesnel. Located in the center of the city along Highway 97 is a brewery with a brand connection back to the regions gold rush days, Barkerville Brewing. I sat down with their Brewmaster Erin Dale. Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: http://cascadian.beer Facebook: http://facebook.com/cascadianbeer Twitter: http://twitter.com/cascadianbeer Podcast created and hosted by: Aaron Johnson Recorded on location at Barkerville Brewing Co. -...

Duration:00:22:27

Moon Under Water Brewery – Pub and Distillery - Victoria, BC

11/28/2018
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I’m in British Columbia’s capital, Victoria. During my visit to Victoria Craft Beer Week I had a chance to visit many of the local breweries. One of them being Moon Under Water Brewery - Pub and Distillery. I sat down with their Brewmaster, Clay Potter, to talk about their creativity and their adventure into distilling. Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: http://cascadian.beer Facebook: http://facebook.com/cascadianbeer Twitter: http://twitter.com/cascadianbeer Podcast created and hosted...

Duration:00:22:16

Red Collar Brewing - Kamloops, BC

10/31/2018
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I’ve traveled to Kamloops, BC. A town that isn’t new craft beer, but still is trying to find its place in the market. In this episode, I visit Red Collar Brewing. A family run brewery in the heart of downtown Kamloops. I spoke with Lara & David Beardsell. Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: http://cascadian.beer Facebook: http://facebook.com/cascadianbeer Twitter: http://twitter.com/cascadianbeer Podcast created and hosted by: Aaron Johnson Recorded on location at Red Collar Brewing -...

Duration:00:33:40

Great American Beer Festival 2018

10/24/2018
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It is the biggest weekend on the Craft Beer calendar, Great American Beer Festival! I was lucky to attend GABF for the second year in a row. It was great catching up with friends of the podcast, as well as meeting new breweries and people. In this episode you’ll hear from: Bart Watson (Chief Economist for the Brewers Association) Gary Glass (Director of American Homebrewers Association) Breakside Brewing Dry Dock Brewing Company Circle Brewing Company Pico Brew Eastern Market...

Duration:00:58:25

Smithers Brewing Company - Smithers, BC

9/27/2018
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I’ve traveled all over Cascadia so far in this series, but this is the furthest north I’ve been so far. I’m in Smithers, BC, a community with a population around 6,000. I wanted to know the challenges of opening a brewery so far North and what the communities response has been. So I stopped into Smithers Brewing Company and spoke with brewmaster Cameron McKeigan. Thanks to The BC Ale Trail for making this episode possible. Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: http://cascadian.beer Facebook:...

Duration:00:34:33

Callister Brewing - Vancouver, BC

8/26/2018
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Located in East Vancouver… Or in the brewing world commonly referred to as “Yeast Van” is a brewery unlike any other in Canada. Callister Brewing is home to multiple breweries sharing the space to test and grow their brands. Thanks to The BC Ale Trail for making this episode possible. In this episode you'll hear from: Chris Lay of Callister Brewing Kevin Garneau, Ben Gradidge & Charles Lacarin of Sundown Brewing Tim Rennie of Good Buddy Beer Cascadian Beer Podcast Website:...

Duration:00:33:49

Field House Brewing Co. - Abbotsford, BC

7/15/2018
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I’ve traveled out to the Fraser Valley in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia to visit a brewery with an extremely local focus. Opening its doors in 2016, Field House Brewing tries to incorporate local ingredients not only in its beers, but also in the food served in its tasting room as well. I sat down with the brewery’s founder, Josh Vanderheide. Thanks to The BC Ale Trail for making this episode possible. Field House Brewing Co. Website: https://fieldhousebrewing.com/ Cascadian...

Duration:00:19:17

Category 12 Brewing - Victoria, BC

6/10/2018
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I’m back on Vancouver Island visiting a brewery that truly stands out in the BC beer scene. Category 12 is located just north of downtown Victoria and focus on being a little more experimental in the beers they produce. I sat down with Michael & Karen Kuzyk. Thanks to The BC Ale Trail for making this episode possible. Category 12 Brewing Website: https://category12beer.com/ Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: http://cascadian.beer Facebook: http://facebook.com/cascadianbeer Twitter:...

Duration:00:21:22

Backcountry Brewing - Squamish, British Columbia

5/6/2018
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Along the Sea to Sky Highway in British Columbia is the community of Squamish. Known as the recreational capital of Canada, this small town is home to a brewery that embraces that spirit to heart. I sat down with two of the co-founders Ben Reeder & John Folinsbee of Backcountry Brewing. Thanks to The BC Ale Trail for making this episode possible. Backcountry Brewing Website: http://www.backcountrybrewing.com/ Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: http://cascadian.beer Facebook:...

Duration:00:18:09