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The Craft Beer Showdown Podcast, brought to you by Craft Beer Academy, takes two people in the Craft Beer world and compares different topics to see who comes out on top. The Showdown will include everything from breweries, beers, styles of beers, seasons, releases, and even vintages of a specific beer. We will also cover home-brewing topics and interviews. 2 Beers Enter, 1 Beer Leaves. Whether you are a seasoned brewer, or someone just starting in craft beer, there's something for everyone.

The Craft Beer Showdown Podcast, brought to you by Craft Beer Academy, takes two people in the Craft Beer world and compares different topics to see who comes out on top. The Showdown will include everything from breweries, beers, styles of beers, seasons, releases, and even vintages of a specific beer. We will also cover home-brewing topics and interviews. 2 Beers Enter, 1 Beer Leaves. Whether you are a seasoned brewer, or someone just starting in craft beer, there's something for everyone.
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The Craft Beer Showdown Podcast, brought to you by Craft Beer Academy, takes two people in the Craft Beer world and compares different topics to see who comes out on top. The Showdown will include everything from breweries, beers, styles of beers, seasons, releases, and even vintages of a specific beer. We will also cover home-brewing topics and interviews. 2 Beers Enter, 1 Beer Leaves. Whether you are a seasoned brewer, or someone just starting in craft beer, there's something for everyone.

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Episodes

CBA 025 – Jeff Stuffings from Jester King Brewery

7/16/2014
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On a farm outside of the city of Austin, Texas you’ll find a brewery that is more reminiscent of the old-time farmhouse breweries than the modern production facilities of big brewers today. On-site well water and yeast that’s naturally occurring in the Texas Hill Country are used to make some of the most unique beers […] The post CBA 025 – Jeff Stuffings from Jester King Brewery appeared first on Craft Beer Academy.

Duration:00:56:07

CBA 024 – Shaun O’Sullivan of 21st Amendment Brewery

6/4/2014
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“I think this would be a good time for a beer” -Franklin Delano Roosevelt, upon the signing of the Cullen-Harrison Act on March 21st, 1933, the precursor to the 21st Amendment and repeal of Prohibition on December 5th, 1933. Prohibition was a dark time for the United States. Temperance proponents seemed to have won the fight […] The post CBA 024 – Shaun O’Sullivan of 21st Amendment Brewery appeared first on Craft Beer Academy.

Duration:01:04:24

CBA 023 – ShuBrew and #PCBW 2014

5/2/2014
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Some say that craft beer is all about how big your brewery is, and some say it’s all about the ingredients. If you ask Zach Shumaker from ShuBrew in Zelienople, PA, he’ll probably say it’s all about the passion and love of brewing and making great beer. Zach, a US Marine in a previous […] The post CBA 023 – ShuBrew and #PCBW 2014 appeared first on Craft Beer Academy.

Duration:00:41:22

CBA 022 – Drew Larson – The Cicerone Certification Program

4/22/2014
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Welcome to Session 22 of the Craft Beer Showdown Podcast. In this episode I got the opportunity to sit down and talk with Drew Larson from the Cicerone Certification Program. For those of you that might not be aware, the Cicerone program is truly unique in the world of beer. In a world that is […] The post CBA 022 – Drew Larson – The Cicerone Certification Program appeared first on Craft Beer Academy.

Duration:00:50:00

CBA 021 – Chris White of White Labs

4/15/2014
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Welcome to Session 21 of the Craft Beer Showdown. It’s been a few months since I published a episode and for that I do apologize for the delay. There was a sudden death in early January. After all that I just didn’t feel like doing a lot with my site and was a little more […] The post CBA 021 – Chris White of White Labs appeared first on Craft Beer Academy.

Duration:00:55:41

CBA 020 – 7 Tips For Home Brewing Success With Andy

12/5/2013
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Welcome to session 20 of the Craft Beer Showdown Podcast. In this episode I sat down again with my good friend Andy to pick his brain about some home brewing tips, tricks, and what he considers the top seven tips for home brewing success. I first talked to Andy about home brewing back in session […] The post CBA 020 – 7 Tips For Home Brewing Success With Andy appeared first on Craft Beer Academy.

Duration:01:15:15

CBA 016 – Randy Mosher

11/28/2013
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Welcome to session number 16 of the Craft Beer Showdown Podcast. You might notice this episode is a little out of order since we just finished session 19 with Troegs Brewing. Session 16 is both my favorite and most difficult Podcast to date. Technical difficulties plagued us throughout this episode and actually ended with Randy’s […] The post CBA 016 – Randy Mosher appeared first on Craft Beer Academy.

Duration:00:59:00

CBA 019 – Mike Watters of Troegs Brewing Co.

11/21/2013
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Welcome to session 19 of the Craft Beer Showdown Podcast. In this session I got the chance to sit down with a friend of mine and talk about Troegs Brewing. Mike Watters is a regional sales rep for Troegs and knows more about them than just about anyone else at the brewery (except the brothers, […] The post CBA 019 – Mike Watters of Troegs Brewing Co. appeared first on Craft Beer Academy.

Duration:00:41:38

CBA 018 – Steve Sloan of Roundabout Brewery

11/15/2013
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Welcome to session 18 of the Craft Beer Showdown Podcast. In this episode I got the chance to sit down with award-winning brewer Steve Sloan and talk all about his past brewing experience as well as his latest work at his brewery, Roundabout Brewery. Steve was the 2012 GABF Large Brewpub Brewer of the […] The post CBA 018 – Steve Sloan of Roundabout Brewery appeared first on Craft Beer Academy.

Duration:00:28:31

CBA 017 – Dan Regan of Liberation Brewing Company

11/8/2013
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Welcome to session 17 of the Craft Beer Showdown Podcast. You might notice that we skipped session 16, but fear not, this was no drunken mistake. Session 16 has Randy Mosher featured and is still being worked on. Until it’s up and ready for consumption, I have another great Podcast for you. The band Reel […] The post CBA 017 – Dan Regan of Liberation Brewing Company appeared first on Craft Beer Academy.

Duration:00:59:26

CBA 015 – Southbound Brewing Co.

10/3/2013
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Welcome to Session 15 of the Craft Beer Showdown Podcast. In this episode, I take my show on the road and go visit Southbound Brewing Co. out of Savannah, GA, thanks to a well-timed vacation because hey, who actually relaxes on their vacation, right? Southbound Brewing is the first production brewery in Savannah and as such, […] The post CBA 015 – Southbound Brewing Co. appeared first on Craft Beer Academy.

Duration:00:39:47

CBA 014 – Better Home Brewing

9/19/2013
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Welcome to session 14 of the Craft Beer Showdown Podcast. This week I’m really excited to have Andy Kwiatkowski on the show to talk all things home brewing and how the average home brewer can be better. Just before this episode airs the Craft Beer Showdown Podcast has reached 4,000 downloads. I really want to thank […] The post CBA 014 – Better Home Brewing appeared first on Craft Beer Academy.

Duration:00:56:04

CBA 013 – Fresh Hops with East End Brewing Company

9/4/2013
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Welcome to episode 13 of the Craft Beer Showdown. In this session, I sit down with Scott from East End Brewing Company to talk all about fresh hopped beer. This episode was perfect timing for one of my favorite fresh hopped beers release, East End’s Big Hop Harvest. I get to try some fresh beer, […] The post CBA 013 – Fresh Hops with East End Brewing Company appeared first on Craft Beer Academy.

Duration:01:27:50

CBA 012 – Moonlight Meadery

8/15/2013
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Welcome to episode 12 of the Craft Beer Showdown Podcast. In this episode, we talk about mead with Michael Fairbrother from Moonlight Meadery. Michael tells us all about mead, how he started Moonlight Meadery, and how we, as mead newbies can enjoy it correctly and understand what it is we are actually tasting! For those […] The post CBA 012 – Moonlight Meadery appeared first on Craft Beer Academy.

Duration:01:09:51

CBA 011 – PA Brew Tours

8/14/2013
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Welcome to episode 11 of the Craft Beer Showdown Podcast. In this episode we talk to Jake from PA Brew Tours, a company that drives you to the brewery for tours and drinking fun. PA Brew Tours is a great example of how learning about craft beer starts at the source. Thanks, […] The post CBA 011 – PA Brew Tours appeared first on Craft Beer Academy.

Duration:01:04:37

CBA 010 – Beer Myths

8/14/2013
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Welcome back to the Craft Beer Showdown. This episode marks the 10th showdown. If you’ve been listening form the beginning, thank you. If you’re new, I hope you like the show and please let me know if you have any questions or comments. Episode 10 is all about beer myths. The myths […] The post CBA 010 – Beer Myths appeared first on Craft Beer Academy.

Duration:01:01:04

CBA 009 – Bridge Beers

7/3/2013
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Back again with another new Craft Beer Showdown Podcast. This week, it’s all about bridge beers. No, we’re not talking about beers you drink under a bridge, but rather beers that can “bridge” someone from the world of macro crap beer to the wonderful world of micro craft beer. Amanda and I discuss beer news, […] The post CBA 009 – Bridge Beers appeared first on Craft Beer Academy.

Duration:00:56:43

CBA 008 – Trying To Be Sour

6/14/2013
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Hello again. Episode 8 of the Craft Beer Showdown just saying hi. With this episode we continue the new format and have another long-form Podcast for your listening pleasure. In episode 8, we talk beer news, see what mobile canning is, and look at one of my favorite styles of beer; sour beer. The goal […] The post CBA 008 – Trying To Be Sour appeared first on Craft Beer Academy.

Duration:00:57:26

CBA 007 – The Return Of The Podcast

6/5/2013
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As promised, the Podcast has returned. It’s not only returned, but improved. This episode marks a change in format that hopefully everyone likes. I will revisit the old format from time to time, but I like the longer format and interaction with a co-host in the new format. Sound interesting? I hope so. I had […] The post CBA 007 – The Return Of The Podcast appeared first on Craft Beer Academy.

Duration:00:51:41

CBA006 – Draft Beer vs Bottled Beer

1/4/2013
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In episode 6 of the Craft Beer Showdown Podcast, we look at the battle of draft beer versus bottled beer. Most craft beer people have an opinion on this, and with this Podcast, I throw my opinion in as well. This episode looks at both and picks the undisputed champion of Craft Beer serving. […] The post CBA006 – Draft Beer vs Bottled Beer appeared first on Craft Beer Academy.

Duration:00:14:39