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Exploring the world of craft beer, homebrew, fine food and all things that are good living in the Queen City.
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Charlotte , NC

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Exploring the world of craft beer, homebrew, fine food and all things that are good living in the Queen City.

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Episodes

Episode 218 – Southern Grace Distillery

7/31/2018
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Just down the road from Charlotte is the town of Mt. Pleasant. No more than a year ago this farming community was home to little more than a What-A-Burger and a bunch of fishing holes. (The Avett Brothers are officially from Concord) Now a new industry has sprung up, and it’s what our country grandparents always warned us about, booze! Southern Grace Distillery has taken up home in the old prison as their bonded manufacturing facility. We were hosted by owner, Leanne Powell, and head...

Duration:01:03:48

Episode 217- Yelp Charlotte

7/17/2018
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We sat down with Nikki Wolfe, Community and Marketing Director, from Yelp Charlotte to talk about Charlotte beer, restaurants, tire shops and much more. Find out how Yelp has changed the way people find recommendations for all good things in life. We’re recording live from Sugar Creek Brewing. Brewmaster Todd Franklin and General Manager Bradley Leach talk about winning big at the US Open of Beer with their Belgian Dubbel. The post Episode 217- Yelp Charlotte appeared first on Cheers...

Duration:01:03:57

Episode 216 – Third Annual 4th of July Pool Party

7/3/2018
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We’re back at Jay’s not so private pool for another edition of our 4th of July/Anniversary episode. We take a look back at another great year of Cheers Charlotte Radio. We had to pull a few clips to jog our memory from the past 12 months. What have been your favorite moments from Cheers Charlotte? Share them on social media and tag us. The post Episode 216 – Third Annual 4th of July Pool Party appeared first on Cheers Charlotte Radio | Craft Beer and Homebrew Podcast.

Duration:00:55:54

Episode 215 – Artisan Beverage Group

6/19/2018
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Artisan Beverage Group is a local craft beer and cider distributor based in Charlotte and they recently celebrated their 3 year anniversary. We sat down with owners and married couple Taylor and Sara Mcdermott about their company and how they have seen the beer industry landscape change over the last few years. The post Episode 215 – Artisan Beverage Group appeared first on Cheers Charlotte Radio | Craft Beer and Homebrew Podcast.

Duration:00:53:36

Episode 214 – Boone Town

6/5/2018
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This week we headed up Highway 321 to Boone, North Carolina. We talked with Chris Riley General Manager of Peabodys Beer and Wine about his 15 years in Boone and how the beer scene has changed in his time in Boone. Then we sat down with Tim Herdklotz from Booneshine Brewing and Andy Mason from Lost Province Brewing. Both staples in Boone. After that we had Brett Taubman a chemistry professor in the Fermentation Sciences program at Appalachian State University talk about the programs...

Duration:01:11:12

Episode 213- The 2018 NC Brewers and Music Festival

5/22/2018
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This week we are back at one of our favorite beer festivals! The North Carolina Brewers and Music Festival at Rural Hill in Huntersville, NC combines craft beer, craft goods, bluegrass music and camping. This year we talked with owner of Windy Hill Orchard and Cidery, Matt Gusmer about the latest and greatest down in York, SC. Allison Simkins Director of Operations at Brhamari Brewing in Asheville, NC gives us an update on the brewery. John Murtiashaw a road warrior for Eno Hammocks...

Duration:00:58:14

Episode 212 – Orrman’s Cheese Shop

5/8/2018
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Say cheese! You can never have too much cheese- especially when you’re talking with Rachel Klebaur, owner of Orrman's Cheese Shop. Rachel discusses her shop in 7th Street Market, her favorite Cheese with beer, and she demonstrates the technique of Raclette cheese. Check out our Facebook page for video of the process. The post Episode 212 – Orrman’s Cheese Shop appeared first on Cheers Charlotte Radio | Craft Beer and Homebrew Podcast.

Duration:01:10:44

Webcast- 2018 Whales for Wishes

4/30/2018
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We’re live from the 4th Annual Whales for Wishes Bottle Share recorded at The Barrel Room at Resident Culture Brewing on Sunday, April 22. Organizers Betsy Pence and Mark Iafrate sit down with us to talk about this great event. Just like last year, 100% of the proceeds raised go to granting the wishes of children in our community through Make-A-Wish Central and Western NC. The post Webcast- 2018 Whales for Wishes appeared first on Cheers Charlotte Radio | Craft Beer and Homebrew Podcast.

Duration:00:35:20

Episode 211- Divine Barrel Brewing

4/24/2018
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Welcome Charlotte’s newest brewery, Divine Barrel Brewing. We’re in the taproom with Gavin Toth (manages stuff) and Ben Dolphens (head brewer and co-founder). We’ve been waiting a while for this episode. Come by and try some of their great beer in NoDA! The post Episode 211- Divine Barrel Brewing appeared first on Cheers Charlotte Radio | Craft Beer and Homebrew Podcast.

Duration:01:22:45

Webcast- Firestone Walker

4/17/2018
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Jay and Ford talk with David Walker, co-owner, and CEO of the California brewery Firestone Walker. They get into their sale to Duvel Moortgat Brewery, why they chose North Carolina as their next state to expand to, and the philosophy behind their beers. Plus Jason Glunt sits down to give us an update on the progress of their kitchen and what's happening with Salud Cerveceria. The post Webcast- Firestone Walker appeared first on Cheers Charlotte Radio | Craft Beer and Homebrew Podcast.

Duration:00:39:15

Episode 210- Allagash Brewing Founder Rob Tod

4/10/2018
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Rob Tod, the founder of Allagash Brewing Company, joins us to talk about the origins of his brewery, his philosophy behind brewing Belgian beers and where he sees the beer business going in the next few years. The post Episode 210- Allagash Brewing Founder Rob Tod appeared first on Cheers Charlotte Radio | Craft Beer and Homebrew Podcast.

Duration:01:14:33

Episode 209 – UNCC Craft Beer Business Essentials

3/27/2018
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Karri Hahn joins us to talk about the Craft Beer Business Essentials class that University of North Carolina Charlotte is doing. With local and regional speakers this class will teach you all about the business side of the beer industry. The post Episode 209 – UNCC Craft Beer Business Essentials appeared first on Cheers Charlotte Radio | Craft Beer and Homebrew Podcast.

Duration:01:24:10

Webcast – Charlotte Independent Brewers Alliance

3/20/2018
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Phil Buchy president of Charlotte Independent Brewers Alliance joins us to talk about their new organization announcement. CIBA is an independent organization who focuses on education and advocacy to advance Charlotte based breweries. The post Webcast – Charlotte Independent Brewers Alliance appeared first on Cheers Charlotte Radio | Craft Beer and Homebrew Podcast.

Duration:00:08:57

Episode 208 – North American Craft Maltsters Guild and Riverbend Malthouse

3/13/2018
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Brent Manning from Riverbend Malthouse and Jen Blair Executive Director of the North American Craft Maltsters Guild. What’s a craft malthouse? There are guidelines to malt just like beer. Listen in to this week’s episode to learn all about this essential beer ingredients. The post Episode 208 – North American Craft Maltsters Guild and Riverbend Malthouse appeared first on Cheers Charlotte Radio | Craft Beer and Homebrew Podcast.

Duration:01:21:14

Episode 207- 2018 Queen City Brewers Festival

2/27/2018
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Did you catch us recording live at this year’s Queen City Brewers Festival? We had a great time judging the Super Beer as well as sitting down with some of Charlotte’s newest breweries. In this episode we spoke with: Rob Jack and Russ Conrad from Seaboard Brewing, Dan Hyde from Hyde Brewing, Dan Davis from Suffolk Punch David Gonzáles and Alex Shoenthal of Rivermen Brewing, Jeff Fissel Executive Director of Rural Hill and Capture The Crown winner Brandon Foster. The post Episode 207-...

Duration:01:19:28

Episode 206- Founders Brewing- Jeremy Kosmicki and Dave Engbers

2/14/2018
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Whoa! Another big episode for you to enjoy. Founder’s Brewing had a big announcement this week. We are joined by head brewer, Jeremy Kosmicki and Founder’s founder, Dave Engbers. Listen in as we’re live from Brawley’s Beverage as Jeremy and Dave tell us about the history and vision of Founder’s Brewing. Special thanks to Brawley’s for hosting us and Founder’s rep Jessie Robinson for making this episode happen. The post Episode 206- Founders Brewing- Jeremy Kosmicki and Dave Engbers...

Duration:01:01:59

Episode 205- Amor Artis Brewing

1/30/2018
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Steve and Travis Tolson are the two brothers behind Amor Artis Brewing in Fort Mill, SC. The latest brewery to open in the Charlotte Metro Area is just 20 min south of the city. Listen in to hear about the history and passion behind the craft brews at Amor Artis. Be sure to take the trip south of the state line border to give them a visit. The post Episode 205- Amor Artis Brewing appeared first on Cheers Charlotte Radio | Craft Beer and Homebrew Podcast.

Duration:01:16:48

Episode 204- Tattoos

1/16/2018
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We’re talking with Tom Michael, tattooer at 510 Expert Tattoo in Charlotte, about getting a tattoo. Cheers Charlotte always brings you interviews from top leading experts and this is no exception. Tom has honed the art of tattooing. Listen in as we discuss how to choose a tattooer, the art and what to expect. The post Episode 204- Tattoos appeared first on Cheers Charlotte Radio | Craft Beer and Homebrew Podcast.

Duration:01:10:05

Episode 203- Charlotte Beer End Review 2017

1/2/2018
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We’re closing out 2017 with our annual end of year Charlotte Beer review with Matt McKenzie – Charlotte Magazine, Daniel Hartis – Charlotte Beer & All About Beer and Jonathan Wells – Charlotte Agenda. Special thanks to The Cellar at Duckworth’s for hosting us on location this week. And a special cheers worthy thank you to Eric Gaddy of Casting Shadows Photography for capturing our episode on film. The post Episode 203- Charlotte Beer End Review 2017 appeared first on Cheers Charlotte...

Duration:01:15:36

Episode 202 – Let Me Take You On A Funky Ride- Sourfest 2017

12/19/2017
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We’re live from the 2017 Salud’s Sourfest- Let Me Take You On A Funky Ride. We have a full show packed with great interviews from some of the leading sour blenders and brewers in North Carolina and across the country. The post Episode 202 – Let Me Take You On A Funky Ride- Sourfest 2017 appeared first on Cheers Charlotte Radio | Craft Beer and Homebrew Podcast.

Duration:01:23:42