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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

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

Hoyne Brewing Co. - Victoria, BC

3/25/2018
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Victoria, British Columbia is a key center for craft beer in BC. Sean Hoyne started his career in at the iconic Swan’s Pub when it opened in 1989. From there he has been part of Victoria’s Craft Beer Scene ever since. In recent years, he finally had the opportunity to open his own brewery. Thanks to The BC Ale Trail for making this episode possible. Hoyne Brewing Co. Website: http://hoynebrewing.ca/ Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: http://cascadian.beer Facebook:...

Duration:00:40:36

Victoria Beer Week - Victoria, BC

3/11/2018
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I’ve traveled to Victoria, British Columbia to attend Victoria Beer Week. Now in its 5th year, this festival helps highlight not the history of craft beer in Victoria, but to Vancouver Island as well. The week featured a wide variety of events from themed beer nights, food pairings, homebrewing classes and much more. In this episode I speak with... Joe Wiebe - Thirsty Writer & Organizer of Victoria Beer Week Chris Lukie - Swan's Brewery Bob Hendle - Swan's Pub You'll also hear... The...

Duration:00:47:07

Ex Novo Brewing Company - Portland, OR

2/25/2018
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Community focus has been at the core of Ex Novo Brewing Company in Portland, Oregon since they opened their doors in July of 2014. While attending The Great American Beer Festival I had an opportunity to sit down with the Founder Joel Gregoryof this unique brewery. Ex Novo Brewing Company Website: http://www.exnovobrew.com/ Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: http://cascadian.beer Facebook: http://facebook.com/cascadianbeer Twitter: http://twitter.com/cascadianbeer Podcast created and...

Duration:00:11:58

Strange Fellows Brewing - Vancouver, BC

2/11/2018
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Along Clark Drive in Vancouver, BC is a brewery inspired by old world traditions while still staying true to the Pacific Northwest. Part of Vancouver “Yeast Van” neighborhood, Strange Fellows Brewing opened their doors in 2014. I spoke with Owner & Brewmaster Ian Hill. Strange Fellows Brewing Website: https://strangefellowsbrewing.com/ Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: http://cascadian.beer Facebook: http://facebook.com/cascadianbeer Twitter: http://twitter.com/cascadianbeer Podcast...

Duration:00:29:20

Bandon Brewing Company - Bandon, OR

1/28/2018
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Today I’m speaking with Bandon Brewing Company, a brewery that recently opened its doors in, you guessed it, Bandon, OR. Although they had been working on perfecting their beer before opening some 250 miles away in Portland, OR with the help of some close friends. I sat down with them while at the Great American Beer Festival 2017. Bandon Brewing Company Website: https://www.bandonbrewingco.com Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: http://cascadian.beer Facebook:...

Duration:00:11:22

Brewers Row - Port Moody, BC (Part 2)

1/14/2018
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What if all your favorite breweries were on the same street? Well, that's exactly what has happened in Port Moody, BC. The zoning of the municipality has created a unique situation where all the breweries are located on Murray Street. There are four breweries situated on this street, which has earned it the nickname of "Brewers Row." Today is Part 2 of our look at Brewers Row I speak with Cody Allmin of Twin Sails and Sam Payne of Parkside Brewery. Twin Sails Website:...

Duration:00:32:19

The North Fork - Deming, WA

12/31/2017
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Alongside the Mount Baker highway is a brewery you’ve probably passed many times without realizing it. The North Fork Beer Shrine opened their doors in 1997 and started with a focus on traditional British ales. In recent years they’ve become known for their sour beers as well. I sat down with their brewmaster Eric Jorgensen to learn about the styles he makes and the technical creativity in their brewery. The North Fork Beer Shrine Website: http://www.northforkbrewery.com/ Cascadian Beer...

Duration:00:23:38

Brassneck Brewery - Vancouver, BC

12/17/2017
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I’m in Metro Vancouver in British Columbia at a local craft beer cult favorite, Brassneck Brewery. They opened their doors on October 2nd 2013 and is the creative project of some of Vancouver’s craft beer icons. I sat down and spoke with Brassneck Brewery’s brewmaster. Brassneck Brewery Website: http://brassneck.ca/ Podcast created and hosted by: Aaron Johnson Recorded on location at Brassneck Brewery - Vancouver, BC Editing & mixing by: Aaron Johnson Theme music by: A:M (Aaron Johnson...

Duration:00:17:22

Ninkasi Brewing Company - Eugene, OR

12/3/2017
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I’ve traveled to Eugene, OR. Home of Ninkasi Brewing Company, who opened their doors in 2006. They have grown rapidly since then to become the 33rd largest brewery in the United States. I sat down with the founding brewmaster Jamie Floyd. Ninkasi Brewing Company Website: http://www.ninkasibrewing.com/ Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: http://cascadian.beer/ Podcast created and hosted by: Aaron Johnson Recorded on location at Ninkasi Brewing Company - Eugene, OR Editing & mixing by:...

Duration:00:28:02

Central City Brewers & Distillers - Surrey, BC

11/19/2017
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Today I’m in Surrey, British Columbia. Just south of the Fraser River is the production facility for the popular Central City Brewers and Distillers. They started out small, as a brewpub in 2003 but have rapidly expanded to the size they are today. I sat down with their brewmaster and part-owner Gary Lohin. Central City Brewers + Distillers Website: http://centralcitybrewing.com/ Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: https://cascadian.beer/ Podcast created and hosted by: Aaron...

Duration:00:31:32

pFriem Family Brewers - Hood River, OR

11/5/2017
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Today I’m speaking with Josh pFriem, owner and brewmaster of pFriem Family Brewers in Hood River, OR. They opened their doors in 2012 and have rapidly gained a reputation for crafting beautiful beers in the shadow of Mt. Hood. We sat down for a conversation during the Great American Beer Festival. pFriem Family Brewers Website: http://www.pfriembeer.com/ Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: https://cascadian.beer/ Podcast created and hosted by: Aaron Johnson Recorded on location at The...

Duration:00:18:01

BC Beer Awards 2017

10/23/2017
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October is BC Craft Beer Month and the highlight is the BC Beer Awards. All of the British Columbia brewing industry comes together to celebrate BC Craft Beer. In this episode Joe Wiebe (Thirsty Writer) joins me to co-host this episode. BC Beer Awards Winners List http://bcbeerawards.com/winners-2017/ In this episode we spoke with: Ken Beattie - Executive Director of the BC Craft Brewers Guild Jorden Foss - Steel & Oak Brewing Co. Dave Paul - LoveShack Libations Ben Coli - Dageraad...

Duration:00:48:32

The Great American Beer Festival 2017

10/10/2017
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I've left Cascadia and ventured to Denver, Colorado where I was fortunate enough to attend The Great American Beer Festival 2017. This is my first time at the festival and had such a great experience that I've documented in this episode. I've come to Denver to not only learn about trending beers from around the country but also to see how influential the Pacific Northwest has been in the brewing industry. For full details & photos visit the website:...

Duration:01:22:26

Hearthstone Brewery - North Vancouver, BC

9/24/2017
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Hearthstone Brewery is located in North Vancouver, BC where they have been brewing up some innovative craft beers since opening in 2014. Pairing perfectly with this brewery is their “Tap & Forno” restaurant next door which not only serves their brews fresh on tap but also features some great pizzas made in a custom pizza oven. I first sit down with Darren Hollett for the story behind Hearthstone Brewery, then with brewmaster George Woods about their beers. Hearthstone Brewery Website:...

Duration:00:21:28

Penn Cove Brewing Company - Coupeville, WA

9/10/2017
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With just over a year of having their doors open, I visited Penn Cove Brewing Company. Located on Whidbey Island in Washington State. Currently, they are opened as a taproom with dreams of soon becoming a brewery of their own. I spoke with owners Marc & Mitch Aparicio. Penn Cove Brewing Website: http://www.penncovebrewing.com Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: http://cascadian.beer Facebook: http://facebook.com/cascadianbeer Twitter: http://twitter.com/cascadianbeer Podcast created...

Duration:00:23:55

Brewers Row - Port Moody, BC (Part 1)

8/27/2017
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What if all your favorite breweries were on the same street? Well, that's exactly what has happened in Port Moody, BC. The zoning of the municipality has created a unique situation where all the breweries are located on Murray Street. There are four breweries situated on this street, which has earned it the nickname of "Brewers Row." I'm focusing on two breweries in this episode and visit the remaining breweries in a future episode. Today I'll be speaking with the first brewery to open on...

Duration:00:38:33

Aslan Brewing Company - Bellingham, WA

8/13/2017
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In the Northwestern corner of Washington State is a brewery dedicated to making organic ales and lagers. Aslan Brewing Company was an idea born in 2012 but took a few year to develop until they opened their doors. After 130 pilot batches, they opened their doors to the Bellingham public. I spoke with Owner & CEO, Jack Lamb. Aslan Brewing Company Website: http://aslanbrewing.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AslanBrewingCompany/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/AslanBrewing Cascadian...

Duration:00:21:08