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With years of experience under their belts Mike, Joel and Kevin discuss the beer industries highs, lows and everywhere in between.

With years of experience under their belts Mike, Joel and Kevin discuss the beer industries highs, lows and everywhere in between.

Location:

United States

Description:

With years of experience under their belts Mike, Joel and Kevin discuss the beer industries highs, lows and everywhere in between.

Language:

English


Episodes

071 - No Bullshit

6/23/2022
Ok, the title might be deceptive. There is quite a deal of bullshit but don't we all need that sometimes? The guys discuss RTDs, The Batman (more), some other beer stuff and the MCU (again, more). Sound like fun? United We Drink loves Made In Cookware. Follow United We Drink on their social media channels. Twitter Instagram Facebook

Duration:01:14:17

070 - The "Whales" of Old

6/9/2022
There was a time when the most sought after beers weren't packed full of juice or baking supplies. They were simple styles but among the best in the world. The guys talk about these beers that were once considered rare and the best but now have become somewhat easy to find. United We Drink loves Made In Cookware. Follow United We Drink on their social media channels. Twitter Instagram Facebook

Duration:01:09:59

069 - A Chat with Joe Pye

5/26/2022
Joe Pye is a South Florida beer blogger that runs BrowardBeer.com. He has a background in journalism and prefers to take his blog in a different direction than most beer blogs focusing on stories, doing the reporting work and maintaining journalistic integrity. We talk with Joe about his love of beer, how he got started with the blog and his latest collaboration with 26 Degree Brewing to benefit Ukraine.. United We Drink loves Made In Cookware. Follow United We Drink on their social media...

Duration:01:12:12

068 - Craft Brewers Conference

5/12/2022
The Craft Brewers Conference returned after a couple years abense, due to the pandemic, in Minneapolis. Mike and Kevin talk about their experiences with the biggest trade show for small breweries and whether it's actually worth the time and money. United We Drink loves Made In Cookware. Follow United We Drink on their social media channels. Twitter Instagram Facebook

Duration:01:16:19

067 - Brewery Employee Satisfaction

4/28/2022
A recent survey came out that showed that only around a quarter of brewery production staff are completely happy in their jobs while over 75% of owners are. The guys dive into why brewery staff might not be happy and what could possibly be done about it. United We Drink loves Made In Cookware. Follow United We Drink on their social media channels. Twitter Instagram Facebook

Duration:01:21:06

066 - Our Hot Takes on Beer Twitter Hot Takes

4/14/2022

Duration:01:24:35

065 - Food Pairings

3/31/2022
When wine tried to lay claim to pairings with food beer came along and said "Nah son, we can do this better." But as time as passed so has the beer dinner. The guys discuss beer and food pairings along with the concept of beer dinners. Are they dead? Why should people care anymore? United We Drink loves Made In Cookware. Follow United We Drink on their social media channels. Twitter Instagram Facebook

Duration:01:19:13

064 - Free Period

3/17/2022
The guys take a free form approach to this episode. Mental health checks, The Batman and random beer thoughts galore. United We Drink loves Made In Cookware. Follow United We Drink on their social media channels. Twitter Instagram Facebook

Duration:01:15:01

063 - The News

3/3/2022
On this episode the guys talk about some big news items. Hair of the Dog is closing after almost 30 years in business. Modern Times is scaling back big time. Are Constellation and Monster going to merge after Monster just recently purchased CANarchy? Plus Twisted Hippo in Chicago suffered a devastating fire that burned their brewery down. You can help them at the GoFundMe. United We Drink loves Made In Cookware. Follow United We Drink on their social media...

Duration:01:15:00

062 - Self Distribution

2/17/2022
Getting a brewery's beer to a retailer (bar, restaurant, beer store, liquor store, etc) sometimes requires the power of an entire nation. The guys discuss self distribution and what that is like for those that can legally do it and those that can't. United We Drink loves Made In Cookware. Follow United We Drink on their social media channels. Twitter Instagram Facebook

Duration:01:10:04

061 - Does Craft Even Matter?

2/3/2022
What happens when a non legal term with no real definition focus on quality just doesn't mean much anymore? The guys discuss the term craft and if it really means much and if it appeals to the public. United We Drink loves Made In Cookware. Follow United We Drink on their social media channels. Twitter Instagram Facebook

Duration:01:11:56

060 - Beer Burnout

1/20/2022
When working in beer or being around it for so long burnout is bound to happen. The guys discuss when they don't want to drink beer or even be around it. This episode is brought to you by Liquid Death. Follow United We Drink on their social media channels. Twitter Instagram Facebook

Duration:01:16:02

059 - Beer Ratings Sites

1/6/2022
Beer ratings sites like Untappd and Beer Advocate have made the average drinker feel like a Zagat critic. Do these sites have more influence over the beer market than they should or are simply journaling tools for fans of beer? Listen as the guys talk about it. This episode is brought to you by Liquid Death. Follow United We Drink on their social media channels. Twitter Instagram Facebook

Duration:01:05:15

058 - Christmas Holiday Hop Pun

12/23/2021
With Christmas just days away Mike and Kevin talk winter seasonals, their favorite Christmas beers and other general nonsense as Joel is out on holiday assignment. This episode is brought to you by Liquid Death. Follow United We Drink on their social media channels. Twitter Instagram Facebook

Duration:01:03:14

057 - Bell's of the Ball

12/2/2021
When Bell's Brewery announced their sale to Lion, the parent company of New Belgium, people had a lot of feelings. Our hosts are no different but with more positivity. Here what the guys have to say. Plus Ball Corporation, one of the largest aluminum can makers in the US, have announced steep new minimums that will impact many medium to small breweries. What do Mike, Joel and Kevin think will come of this? This episode is brought to you by Liquid Death. Follow United We Drink on their...

Duration:01:09:32

056 - So I (Seasonal) Creep

11/18/2021
Every July the same conversation begins amongst beer lovers and beer makers. It's a conversation with extreme prejudice on each side of the argument. It's a discussion that probably will never see an end. It's seasonal creep. The guys discuss the practice of earlier and earlier seasonal releases along with their own experiences with it on today's episode. This episode is brought to you by Liquid Death. Follow United We Drink on their social media channels. Twitter Instagram Facebook

Duration:01:02:52

055 - To Due South

10/21/2021
When news dropped that Due South Brewing in Boynton Beach was closing it hit each of the co-hosts. Every one of them have worked at Due South at some point with majority of them having it be their introduction to working in the industry. The guys share their stories and feelings of seeing one of South Florida's OG breweries deciding to call it a day. This episode is brought to you by Liquid Death. Follow United We Drink on their social media channels. Twitter Instagram Facebook

Duration:01:12:11

054 - Brewery Horror Stories

10/7/2021
Breweries are commonly looked at, to the outside, as fun places to work but many seem to forget that it is a job that is often time dangerous and things can go wrong fast. Mike and Joel talk about when mistakes go too far, become overlooked, become too common and are even accepted. This is Brewery Horror Stories. This episode is brought to you by Liquid Death. Follow United We Drink on their social media channels. Twitter Instagram Facebook

Duration:01:12:34

053 - Bye Brown

9/23/2021
Brown Distributing was, at one time, a force in the Florida beer market. It covered the entire state for with a huge craft portfolio while also being an ABI house in the majority of Palm Beach County. It was named Craft Distributor of the Year in 2012 by the Brewers Association and the National Beer Wholesalers Association. In the years since Brown has slashed its size with huge sell offs of territories to a number of other localized distributors. South Florida was long thought as Brown's...

Duration:01:09:45

052 - What Would Kevin Change?

9/9/2021
On a previous episode Mike and Joel discussed how they would open up a brewery. Kevin has opened a brewery so the guys decide to ask him if there are any things he would do differently if he could do it all over again. This episode is brought to you by Liquid Death. Follow United We Drink on their social media channels. Twitter Instagram Facebook

Duration:01:10:31