How hard is it to be certified organic? Jessica enlightens us to the struggle of tracing all indredients for Giant Jones beers back to their source. Why join the crazy world of craft brewing now? We'll find out how much the community of beer means to this brewmaster. Robin gives us some insight on super localized marketing of this new brewery in Madison.
Trixie and Hath share some old school Madison beer scene memories, we get the Ale Asylum birth story, learn about philanthropy in the beer biz and how can we make the beer world more diverse? Just FYI this is recorded in a bar so there's definitely some crowd noise :)
How do great breweries start? Turns out pretty organically in the case of Karben4. Friends become biz partners and the rest is beer history. One of my favorite podcasts we've ever done as we find out what the future is for Karben4, what are the best and worst parts of the beer biz, and what was Alex drinking in college?
The broads give their tips on which beers you can drink all day in the summer and not end up passed out with bad tan lines. Refresh Radler from Wisconsin Brewing CompanyColada-ral Damage from O'soSuburban Beverage from Perennial Artisan AlesHopalicious vs Hopalicious Skyrocket
Here's the recipe for Beergaritas!! We used Dogfish Head Seaquench Ale and Indeed Brewing Mexican Honey Imperial Lager 2 cans or bottles beer4 Cups limeade concentrate (such as Minute Maid®)2 Cups tequilaIce CubesLime WedgeSalt for Rim Here's the Shrimp recipe 1 pound of 21-25 shrimp, peeled, cleaned, & deveined½ bottle of SHW1 ½ tbsp honey½ tbsp chili paste2 green onions, small diced1 tsp salt Combine beer, honey, chili paste, salt and onions into a large bowl and mix well. Add the cleaned...
Get to cookin'!! The recipe and pix of the process will all be posted on our facebook page as well!!! We pick which porter is best for the soup, Winter's Mistress, Contorter Porter, or Dark Knight Returns!
Trixie gotta care package from her sister!! So we try some high powered beers from Joymongers Wine Bourbon Barreled Tripel and an Bourbon Barreled Old Fashioned Ale. We also cover the advantages of crowler vs growler! Cheers!
Trixie and Dee are feelin' the Saint Patrick's Day vibe and the beer choices show it!!! What are your staples for the drinkin' holiday? We picked Guiness, Innis & Gunn Kindred Spirits, Boulder Beer Company Irish Blessing and Great Lakes Conway's Irish Ale. Cheers!
Social media is hard enough to navigate around when you're just an everyday person. Running a Brewery's social media or being associated with a brewery and having personal social media pages has a whole new set of problems. How have people in the beer world messed up royally online? Find out 3 very different examples of social media faux pas.
Trixie and Dee stumble through some beer and cheese pairings lol. We basically discovered there is no bad combo lol. I used a chart https://www.brewersassociation.org/attachments/0000/2095/Beer_and_Food_Flyer_MDC.pdf that you can download with that link. Bottom line, do it with friends and have a great time! Contrast in flavors is key!!!
We try The Kissers' Monday Night Special Oatmeal Double Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged yumminess), Avery Pump[KY]n (18%!!!), Central Waters Cassian Sunset all get drank with a delicious Pumpkin Beer Bread that Trixie made! FALL IS HERE!
We review some awesome Halloween type beers! Get you in the mood for Halloween! Southern Tier Pumpking, Central Waters Rye Barrel Chocolate Porter, Souther Tier Warlock are tasted with some killer pumpkin beer cupcakes that Trixie made!