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Hosted by Alex and Sabrina, the employees of Iron Horse in Ellensburg, WA take listeners "behind the curtain" on the weekly ups and downs of a regional brewery and spreading the magic of indie beer for a living.

Hosted by Alex and Sabrina, the employees of Iron Horse in Ellensburg, WA take listeners "behind the curtain" on the weekly ups and downs of a regional brewery and spreading the magic of indie beer for a living.
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United States

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Hosted by Alex and Sabrina, the employees of Iron Horse in Ellensburg, WA take listeners "behind the curtain" on the weekly ups and downs of a regional brewery and spreading the magic of indie beer for a living.

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English

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3476022030


Episodes

Episode 33 - Greg Drives Around Ellensburg

10/18/2018
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In this episode, Greg drives around Ellensburg with a few of the brewery cousins talking about how Iron Horse got its start. The audio isn't great, but the stories give you a true glimpse of life behind beer. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/life-behind-beer/support

Duration:00:50:12

Episode 32: BlackFish and Original Irish Death

10/12/2018
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On this episode, Jared, Greg and Wes interview Dr. Jeffrey Ventre, a local doctor, who was with Jim Quilter when he brewed the first batch of Irish Death. Dr. Jeff (as we call him) is probably best known for the documentary BlackFish. They discuss his story, ask a few beer related questions and banter about from the backroom of the pub. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/life-behind-beer/support

Duration:00:40:09

Episode 31 - The GREAT GABF

10/3/2018
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Jared, Wes, Jake, "Nerd Paul" and Morgan discuss the GABF and all its glory. Should breweries submit their beer to juried competitions? They dig into the intricacies of brewing difficult beer, namely Cozy Sweater and answer the question what is a Wheatwine? Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/life-behind-beer/support

Duration:00:38:10

Life Behind Beer - Episode 30: The Fantastic Distribution

9/20/2018
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Jared, Wes, Greg & Dane drink a "desk aged" beer called Full Clip IPA by Stoneface Brewing out of Newington, NH. They "bro" banter about Algae Bloom, Beer and Wine, Dogfish Head, and Homegrown Brewing. The cousins of Iron Horse also talk about Mocha Death and a sport called Fowling. Word of warning there are few more expletives than normal. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/life-behind-beer/support

Duration:00:51:45

Episode 29: Music, Music, Beersic.

9/13/2018
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Wes, Jared, Aimee and Special Guests, Lakyn and Nat from the hit band CobraHawk join in on the fun. This week's episode is all about beer and music. At the end of the podcast is one of CobraHawk's hit singles, Hot and Bothered. CobraHawk's Website >>> www.cobrahawkband.com Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/life-behind-beer/support

Duration:00:42:57

Episode 28: Cooking Politics into Beer

9/7/2018
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Wes, Jared, Nerd Paul, Justine and Molly drink a sour, talk about MillerCoors lay offs, PBR change in leadership, politics and beer. They also get into food and beer discussions. Listen up. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/life-behind-beer/support

Duration:00:46:39

Episode 27: Sellout the Sellouts?

8/30/2018
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Wes, Jared and Greg drink some more local independent beer, talk about the BA Independence campaign, BrewDogs Porn ambitions, and levels of selling out. A little discussion about beer tech and what gets used to make a quality beer. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/life-behind-beer/support

Duration:00:46:40

Episode 26: Greg Meets World

8/23/2018
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Jared, Wes and Greg drink their own beer juice, High Five Hefe. Discuss some beer business including, a new documentary about Stone Brewing, Lagunitas craft designation and other articles from Brewbound. They answer the big question: What makes a brewery great? Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/life-behind-beer/support

Duration:00:50:22

Episode 25: What the hell is a Radler?

8/16/2018
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Jared, Wes, Nicole and Aimee clarify what a Radler is, discuss the Haze Craze, question Miller Coors's business decisions and talk about the aluminum shortage . Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/life-behind-beer/support

Duration:00:37:13

Episode 24: Homebrewer Paradise

8/9/2018
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Jared, Wes, Rikki, Paul and Tyson talk about mixing craft beer, getting into home brewing, explore Melvin Brewing's medical debt erasing program and debunk Jim Koch's eating yeast to prevent getting drunk. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/life-behind-beer/support

Duration:00:42:31

Episode 23: Top 10 Moving On Lists

8/1/2018
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Jared, Wes, Alex and Sabrina talk about 5% Craft Beer Growth, Non Compete Clauses, and Lists of Things. We say goodbye to Alex and Sabrina in their final podcast as Iron Horse Brewery cousins. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/life-behind-beer/support

Duration:00:55:56

Episode 22: The Data Game

7/26/2018
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Drinking a sour ale from Avery Brewing, we talk about Nielsen Beer Data, Dogfish Head's Impressive Growth, Boston Beer's BA Designation and we shatter some myths about beer. We also introduce the world to Danny, Iron Horse Brewery's newest sales cousin. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/life-behind-beer/support

Duration:00:34:15

Episode 21: Liquid Sunshine

7/17/2018
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We're talking drinking in public, wastewater issues, avocado ale, and dreaming up non-traditional beer collaborations. Devin and Crystal from the Iron Horse sales team guest. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/life-behind-beer/support

Duration:00:34:15

Episode 20: Trademark This Episode™

7/11/2018
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We're talking trademark disputes, do you buy beer for the label, and debunk more beer myths. Iron Horse GM Greg Parker joins in the conversation. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/life-behind-beer/support

Duration:00:51:15

Episode 19: Once in a Lifetime

7/3/2018
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Like David Byrne on the title track, our hosts ask how did we get here, as in how we got to the beer industry. We rundown such topics as Deschutes move into Virginia and Big Beer's slide into Cannabis beverages. We also debunk frozen glassware and Dark Beer. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/life-behind-beer/support

Duration:00:46:11

Episode 18: Independence Day

6/28/2018
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New Format! New Host! We're talking about the Brewers' Association Indie Seal, Beavertown selling a minority stake to Heineken, and more industry news. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/life-behind-beer/support

Duration:00:44:42

Episode 17: Zero Award Winning Roundup

6/19/2018
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This episode is talking about whether awards matter or not as well as tackling several issues from earlier episodes. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/life-behind-beer/support

Duration:00:50:54

Too Much Beer: Moody Tongue Caramelized Chocolate Churro Baltic Porter

6/15/2018
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Sometimes we have more beer than show. So we decided to do some short one beer episodes. This is the fifth in that series and we're talking porters and Chicago. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/life-behind-beer/support

Duration:00:07:05

Episode 16: Ownership to the Future

6/12/2018
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The different ways indie breweries are tackling ownership and raising capital that's a little more involved than traditional business and BeerAdvocate's predictions for the future of craft beer and Wes' rebuttal. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/life-behind-beer/support

Duration:00:51:26

Too Much Beer: Allagash Belfius

6/7/2018
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Sometimes we have more beer than show. So we decided to do some short one beer episodes. This is the fourth in that series and we're talking spontaneous fermentation and coolships. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/life-behind-beer/support

Duration:00:12:36