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MicroBrewr Podcast interviews in craft beer Ninkasi Brewing, 21st Amendment Brewery, Anchor Brewing, John Lee Dumas

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MicroBrewr is a weekly podcast going deep to get inside the craft beer industry and inside the heads of people who work there. This isn't homebrew or brew talk. This isn't a talk show or a morning show. This is how to start a brewery, entrepreneur, small business startup. Nathan Pierce interviews craft brewers and craft brewery owners, answering all of your questions about starting your own craft brewery. Other guests include experts from other sectors of the industry such as craft beer distributors, local craft beer stores, and marketers. Past guests include Ninkasi Brewing, 21st Amendment Brewery, and Anchor Brewing, John Lee Dumas. We talk with every sector of the industry from nanobreweries, microbreweries and brewpubs, to larger regional craft breweries, learning how to start a brewery. Show notes and more at: https://microbrewr.com

MicroBrewr is a weekly podcast going deep to get inside the craft beer industry and inside the heads of people who work there. This isn't homebrew or brew talk. This isn't a talk show or a morning show. This is how to start a brewery, entrepreneur, small business startup. Nathan Pierce interviews craft brewers and craft brewery owners, answering all of your questions about starting your own craft brewery. Other guests include experts from other sectors of the industry such as craft beer distributors, local craft beer stores, and marketers. Past guests include Ninkasi Brewing, 21st Amendment Brewery, and Anchor Brewing, John Lee Dumas. We talk with every sector of the industry from nanobreweries, microbreweries and brewpubs, to larger regional craft breweries, learning how to start a brewery. Show notes and more at: https://microbrewr.com
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MicroBrewr is a weekly podcast going deep to get inside the craft beer industry and inside the heads of people who work there. This isn't homebrew or brew talk. This isn't a talk show or a morning show. This is how to start a brewery, entrepreneur, small business startup. Nathan Pierce interviews craft brewers and craft brewery owners, answering all of your questions about starting your own craft brewery. Other guests include experts from other sectors of the industry such as craft beer distributors, local craft beer stores, and marketers. Past guests include Ninkasi Brewing, 21st Amendment Brewery, and Anchor Brewing, John Lee Dumas. We talk with every sector of the industry from nanobreweries, microbreweries and brewpubs, to larger regional craft breweries, learning how to start a brewery. Show notes and more at: https://microbrewr.com

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Episodes

MicroBrewr 092: Email marketing for breweries

12/31/2017
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Alex Standiford in Akron, Ohio started Fill Your Taproom to help breweries attract more customers. He does that through website development, social media management, branding, and email marketing. “It’s not about trying to get people to buy your stuff. It’s about building the relationship and then providing the information that empowers them to make a […] The post MicroBrewr 092: Email marketing for breweries appeared first on MicroBrewr.

Duration:01:01:37

MicroBrewr 091: Let them do the job you hired them to do

10/11/2016
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Michael Altman was in the industry for years when he bought a brewpub. Now he’s been operating Iron Springs Pub & Brewery in Fairfax, California for 12 years. Before they opened he had to have back surgery and totally reinvent his role for the brewpub. “You really need to live, breathe and be the beer.” […] The post MicroBrewr 091: Let them do the job you hired them to do appeared first on MicroBrewr.

Duration:00:45:31

MicroBrewr 090: State of the podcast

11/17/2015
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TRANSCRIPT: Welcome to MicroBrewr podcast. Where we talk about everything craft beer related, but especially for if want to start your own microbrewery or take your existing brewery to the next level. As usual, I’m Nathan Pierce, the host of MicroBrewr Podcast. So I just want to give you a short update today. This is […] The post MicroBrewr 090: State of the podcast appeared first on MicroBrewr.

Duration:00:14:26

MicroBrewr 089: Make whiskey from high-quality craft beer

11/10/2015
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Over a few beers, Tim Obert’s friend from college, Clint, told him that whiskey is actually made from cheap beer. They got to thinking, why not make whiskey from high-quality craft beer? Thus was born Seven Stills of SF, in San Francisco, California. “I wish I would’ve taken on investment sooner.” [Tweet This] Whiskey […] The post MicroBrewr 089: Make whiskey from high-quality craft beer appeared first on MicroBrewr.

Duration:01:06:33

MicroBrewr 088: A brewing pedigree from Kansas to Texas

11/3/2015
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Andrew Huerter comes from a family of brewers. His parents were founding members of the Kansas City Beer Meisters homebrew club and his dad won a blue ribbon for one of his beers. Now Drew is following in their footsteps. He worked at a handful of breweries and before helping put together BrainDead Brewing in […] The post MicroBrewr 088: A brewing pedigree from Kansas to Texas appeared first on MicroBrewr.

Duration:00:26:35

MicroBrewr 087: Differentiate your brewpub with unique menu items

10/27/2015
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At 55 years old Ken Carson tried to get a job at a brewery, but nobody would hire him—even for volunteer. So with no brewing nor restaurant experience, he started Nexus Brewery in Albuquerque, New Mexico. “I fell in love with the concept of beer and community.” [Tweet This] Ken did have some business […] The post MicroBrewr 087: Differentiate your brewpub with unique menu items appeared first on MicroBrewr.

Duration:00:47:52

MicroBrewr 086: The future of apple cider in America

10/20/2015
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Nick Gunn and his wife were working for her family’s winery. They had the idea to start growing apples for cider. One of the cideries to whom they were selling apples decided to close down and they offered to sell the business to Nick and his wife who moved Wandering Aengus Ciderworks to Salem, Oregon. […] The post MicroBrewr 086: The future of apple cider in America appeared first on MicroBrewr.

Duration:01:09:20

MicroBrewr 085: Starting a brewery is a full-time job

10/13/2015
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Cody Martin worked in civil engineering and environmental engineering. After touring some breweries and seeing that they use familiar equipment, he asked his wife if he could start a brewery. She found work in Texas and he started Martin House Brewing Company in Fort Worth, Texas. “Starting a brewery is a full-time job.” [Tweet This] […] The post MicroBrewr 085: Starting a brewery is a full-time job appeared first on MicroBrewr.

Duration:00:45:09

MicroBrewr 084: A healthy alcoholic beverage: hard cider

10/6/2015
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As soon as Mark McTavish could acknowledge alcohol, he gravitated toward hard cider. Later, he attended beverage management school and opened a craft beer bar in Toronto, Canada. Now in the U.S., Mark owns a cider distribution company and 101 Cider House in Los Angeles, California. “As a cider maker, you’re not really making anything. […] The post MicroBrewr 084: A healthy alcoholic beverage: hard cider appeared first on MicroBrewr.

Duration:00:51:57

MicroBrewr 083: Market branding for a cider company

9/29/2015
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Fran Toves’ son challenged her to enter cider into the homebrew competition. After her 3 entries made it to the top 10, she figured it time to take the product to market and started Common Cider Company in Drytown, California. “There is no need to start a cider company with a million dollars.” [Tweet This] […] The post MicroBrewr 083: Market branding for a cider company appeared first on MicroBrewr.

Duration:01:00:43

MicroBrewr 082: Gluten free beer for a large market

9/22/2015
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Brian Kovalchuck has a background in finance and marketing and came to beer late in his career. After he helped with the turnaround of Pabst Blue Ribbon, Brian became CEO of the gluten free Bard’s Tale Beer Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota. “I wish I had been in the beer business a long time. It’s a […] The post MicroBrewr 082: Gluten free beer for a large market appeared first on MicroBrewr.

Duration:00:59:13

MicroBrewr 081: An R&D laboratory for craft beer

9/15/2015
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The guys at Portland Kettle Works had the idea to start a nanobrewery. They needed one of their employees to run it, so Chris Sears stepped up and took charge of Labrewatory in Portland, Oregon. “If Portland is anywhere close to being saturated, the rest of the U.S. has a long way to go.” [Tweet […] The post MicroBrewr 081: An R&D laboratory for craft beer appeared first on MicroBrewr.

Duration:00:53:23

MicroBrewr 080: Brewing the American Dream winner for 2015

9/8/2015
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A friend asked Marta Jankowska and her husband whether they wanted to use his warehouse space and go pro with their brewing. The warehouse space fell through, but they were far along in the process, so they decided to go for it and opened ChuckAlek Independent Brewers in Ramona, California. “Your time is so much […] The post MicroBrewr 080: Brewing the American Dream winner for 2015 appeared first on MicroBrewr.

Duration:00:48:20

MicroBrewr 079: The importance of budgeting for working capital

9/1/2015
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Wim Bens was born in Belgium and moved to Texas when he was 7 years old. He applied to American Brewers Guild just to have the option. Now, 3 years after opening Lakewood Brewing Co. in Garland, Texas he can barely keep up with demand. “If you start doubting what you’re doing, then you shouldn’t […] The post MicroBrewr 079: The importance of budgeting for working capital appeared first on MicroBrewr.

Duration:01:07:59

MicroBrewr 078: Around the world and back with the craft beer industry

8/25/2015
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Bill Morgan has brewed on 2-BBL systems all the way up to 250-BBL systems. Craft brewing has taken him around the world and back. Now he’s gone full-circle, brewing on 4-BBL system and loving the flexibility it provides at The Blind Pig Brewery in Champaign, Illinois. “Is it really craft beer if it’s available in […] The post MicroBrewr 078: Around the world and back with the craft beer industry appeared first on MicroBrewr.

Duration:01:22:27

MicroBrewr 077: The importance of writing your goals

8/18/2015
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Michael Peticolas learned about homebrewing from his mother. After achieving all the goals he set for himself in the legal field, he decided to pursue his passion of beer with Peticolas Brewing Company in Dallas, Texas. Michael says he feels very fulfilled with having achieved his list of goals. He saved a lot of money […] The post MicroBrewr 077: The importance of writing your goals appeared first on MicroBrewr.

Duration:00:56:51

MicroBrewr 076: Carrying the torch of authentic beer styles

8/11/2015
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After a microbiology degree and studies at the world’s premier culinary college, Seth Gross was working at a restaurant and hanging out at the nearby Goose Island Brewpub. Pretty soon they offered him a job. Today Seth owns his own brewpub, Bull City Burger and Brewery in Durham, North Carolina. “I have people who will […] The post MicroBrewr 076: Carrying the torch of authentic beer styles appeared first on MicroBrewr.

Duration:01:09:56

MicroBrewr 075: Recruit the right people for the right job

8/4/2015
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Mark Doble opened Aviator Brewing Company, Fuquay Varina, North Carolina, in November 2008. In less than 7 years he has started a brewery, a trucking company, a restaurant, two bars, and soon a new brewery with a distillery. All of these business are still operating. “Not having to work at a corporate job anymore, that’s […] The post MicroBrewr 075: Recruit the right people for the right job appeared first on MicroBrewr.

Duration:00:55:48

MicroBrewr 074: Contract brewing for homebrew craft beer club

7/21/2015
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Noble Brewer is an online craft beer club featuring homebrewers’ best beers. It’s not exactly legal to sell homebrew by mail, so Claude Burns at Noble Brewer connects the homebrewer with a commercial brewery. Then they ship great homebrew from their base in Oakland, California. If you want your homebrew to be featured in one […] The post MicroBrewr 074: Contract brewing for homebrew craft beer club appeared first on MicroBrewr.

Duration:01:07:07

MicroBrewr 073: Contract brewing: quality product with low barrier to entry

7/14/2015
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David Olsen dives into things all the way. He decided that he wanted to homebrew, so he read about 15 books and took some short classes at UC Davis. Within 6 months he was winning awards at homebrewing competitions. He started Craft Artisan Ales, in Pacific Grove, California, with contract brewing because it was an […] The post MicroBrewr 073: Contract brewing: quality product with low barrier to entry appeared first on MicroBrewr.

Duration:00:49:43