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Brew Roots is a podcast that features a behind the scene look into some of our favorite beers from all over. Our missions is to tell the stories of the brewers who make great beer and how they got there. Join us each week as we discover a different brewery and we talk to their team about the beer, the brewers and how they got there. On top of that we will mix in some beer reviews, beer news and events happening in the beer community. Cheers See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Brew Roots is a podcast that features a behind the scene look into some of our favorite beers from all over. Our missions is to tell the stories of the brewers who make great beer and how they got there. Join us each week as we discover a different brewery and we talk to their team about the beer, the brewers and how they got there. On top of that we will mix in some beer reviews, beer news and events happening in the beer community. Cheers See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Podcasts

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Brew Roots is a podcast that features a behind the scene look into some of our favorite beers from all over. Our missions is to tell the stories of the brewers who make great beer and how they got there. Join us each week as we discover a different brewery and we talk to their team about the beer, the brewers and how they got there. On top of that we will mix in some beer reviews, beer news and events happening in the beer community. Cheers See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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@brewroots

Language:

English


Episodes

Von Trapp Brewing

7/24/2020
Who's seen the sound of music? (not Matt) Did you know the same family behind that story also owns and operates a brewery in Stowe, Vermont? This week we won't repeat the premise of the movie (Matt still doesn't know what it is anyways) but tell you the story about the awesome beer being brewed by Von Trapp Brewing. Cheers See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:01:19:48

Wandering Soul

7/17/2020
This weeks episode is a special one for us here at Brew Roots, we finally sat down with one of our favorite brewers Matt Smith from Wandering Soul Beer Company out of Beverly Massachusetts. Matt tells us about how he started his brewery as an opportunity to remember his daughter Melody who tragically passed away when his wife Abby was 8 1/2 months pregnant with her. Matt talks about reaching a point where he knew that he needed to do something to honor Melody's memory and that's where...

Duration:01:25:24

Backbeat Brewing

7/10/2020
Imagine you open a brewery and four days later your forced to shut down due to covid. Welcome Pete of Backbeat Brewing Company! Opening his brewery is a story like no one else’s, but like everyone else he pivoted and adapted to the times. Tune in and hear his story. Then visit him this weekend for some amazing BBQ and beer. Cheers! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:01:19:13

Rockport Brewing

7/3/2020
This week we sat down with one of Massachusetts's newest breweries, Rockport Brewing Co. out of Beautiful Rockport MA. Ray Pickup is owner and head brewer and just an overall incredible person who cares about community, being eco friendly, and dedicated to having incredible beer. If his first commercially available beer "Hatchet" is any indication of the quality of beer that is being brewed out of Rockport, you're going to be hearing a lot of them in the near future. Cheers! To learn how to...

Duration:01:09:06

Does Massachusetts Have the Best Beer Scene?

6/26/2020
What's up everybody! We're back for another episode with our honorary co-host Rob from The Mass Brew Bros and Eco-Friendly Beer Drinker. This week we discuss and extrapolate on The Mass Brew Bros article "The Biggest and Fastest Growing Massachusetts's Breweries in 2019". Then we discuss is Massachusetts's the Best Beer State? with David Fields from Wormtown Brewery out in Worcester Ma. Please check out our friends the Mass Brew Bros Article on this subject as...

Duration:00:54:43

Idletyme Brewing Company

6/19/2020
Mark has worked everywhere and he tells us his stories about his time at those various breweries. We were able to catch up with him during his time at Idyletime Brewing in Stowe Vermont and we are able to learn a little bit of their story as well. We definitely encourage our listeners to make their way up to the Stowe area. Not only is it beautiful but the beer and food scene is unreal. To find out more about what’s going on at Idlyletime Brewing go to their website...

Duration:01:23:49

Copper Pig

6/12/2020
This week we take you just past the White Mountain’s off of Route 3 to a Small Mill Town called Lancaster NH. We met up with our guests this week, Michael and Cara of The Copper Pig Brewery. We discussed some of the trails and tribulations of opening a brewery in a former mill building and trying to balance having excellent food with excellent beer. Right now the Copper Pig is open Thursday through Sunday, for outdoor seating and will be opening the indoor seating on June 18th 2020. The...

Duration:00:55:35

Gilded Skull Brewing

5/29/2020
Similar to many home brewers, Neil Kade dreamed of having his own brewery one day. Although it’s not exactly the dream he expected, he’s now commercially brewing beer for New England. We first heard of Neil and Gilded Skull Brewing after our friends the Mass Brew Bros. wrote this article in February 2019 and their follow up article released just a couple weeks ago. In the article we found that not only was Neil trying to launch Gilded Skull Brewing but he was also diagnosed with a rare...

Duration:00:58:52

Moonlight Meadery

5/22/2020
If you were to look up Mead you’d most likely come across Moonlight Meadery. They have set the standard in mead around the world and it’s right in our backyard in Londonderry, NH. So tune in and learn about mead from Michael of Moonlight Meadery. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:54:04

Modern Draught

5/15/2020
Ever have a beer that tasted weird, maybe like butter? It could be an off flavor created by dirty draft lines. In this episodes we talk to Shane from Modern Draught (pretentious Draft) who talks about the importance of keeping your beer lines clean and what goes into making world class draft systems. He goes into some pretty cool details like their recent trip to build Lawson's beautiful taps and the past build they did with Trillium. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out...

Duration:01:04:31

Shovel Town Brewery

5/8/2020
Did you know that North Easton Ma is known for creating shovels, more specifically the Ames Shovel which helped build the trans- continental railway? Well now you do… Did you also know there is a brewery deep in the heart of North Easton that specializes in crafting unique, and high quality craft beer. That’s the story we’re telling today. Shovel Town Brewing. This interview is a lot of fun and you’ll learn a thing or two.. Plus it has Andy from Castle Island and who doesn’t love Andy?...

Duration:01:12:28

Brewers Round Table: April 2020

5/1/2020
This weeks episode was inspired by our friends The Mass Brew Bros‘s blog post What is the Future of the Massachusetts Craft Beer Industry, Post Pandemic: Local Brewers Weigh In. If you haven’t had a chance to read it please check it out! The primary focus of this virtual round table discussion is to allow a platform for some of the blog posts contributors to discuss together life as a brewery now more than a month into the pandemic. Topics range from how they have adapted to the current...

Duration:01:26:23

Percival Brewing

4/24/2020
We went a little South this week to Norwood Mass to check out Percival Brewing. The current brewing operations is small and they are totally ok with that because it helps them further develop skill sets and brands. “Small batches with big taste!” So make sure to sit back and enjoy! Right now they are are only offering sales of Crowler Cans (32 ounces) for any beer on the menu during our hours of operations. Drop-in or email them. You can email them directly through their CONTACT page or...

Duration:01:02:48

Learn to Grow Hops with Four Star Farms

4/17/2020
Spring is almost here and what better way to celebrate and grow hops! Well we got you covered. Learn with us as we talk about how best to grow and maintain hops from one of the the premier hop growers in New England Jacob From Four Star Farms. Cheers! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:50:23

Polyculture Brewing Co

4/10/2020
Our next adventure took us up to Croydon New Hampshire! We made a stop for some amazing Farmhouse Ales in this beautiful barn attached to our nearly 150-year-old farmhouse. Chris and Michelle from Polyculture Brewing Co. are our guest this week!. This duo built a brewery for the community they live in, for them it was important to making beer that tastes like where it came and to make beer for the people who live there. Please check out their website for more information on how to get your...

Duration:01:10:51

Episode 109 Untold Brewing

4/3/2020
On this weeks adventure we take you down to Scituate Massachusetts to meet our new friend Matt from Untold Brewing. Their beers span the spectrum of craft brews and are inspired by the stories of our lives. So sit back, social distance, drink local, stay inside, wash your hands and remember the best beer is the beer in front of you. Currently Untold is offering two ways to purchase Untold beer at their tap room located at 6 Old Country Way Scituate, Ma 1. Curbside pick-up at their taproom...

Duration:01:00:48

Episode 108 1766 Brewing

3/27/2020
Today we feature 1766 Brewing Co. out of Plymouth NH. We all love the timeless classic "Step Brothers" with Will Ferrell and John C Riley. This interview is basically the brewery version of this. So sit back, stay inside, wash your hands and enjoy this episode, it's a lot of fun. Make sure to stay up to date with them at their website. https://www.1766brewing.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:01:06:42

Henniker Brewing

3/20/2020
Listen to Devin talk about his journey in craft beer and how he has helped shape Henniker to what is is today! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:53:59

Barrel House Z

3/13/2020
On this episode we feature Dan of Barrel House Z out of Weymouth Mass. This south shore brewery specialize small batch and barrel aged beer. This episode we delves into craft beer distribution on top of finding out more about the brewery itself. We hope you enjoy! Cheers See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:49:52

Bone Up, Remnant, & Widowmaker

3/11/2020
Have you ever wondered what goes into a beer collaboration? This will hopefully demystify how it happens. Sound Guy Ryan sits down with Bone Up, Remnant, and Widowmaker to hear more about Tres Brujas, their metal-inspired three way beer collaboration released just in time for Mass Beer Week. So sit back, relax and enjoy! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:20:37