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Entrepreneurs, Small Business Owners and people passionate about what they do bring us their stories...And their favorite beer.

Entrepreneurs, Small Business Owners and people passionate about what they do bring us their stories...And their favorite beer.
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Entrepreneurs, Small Business Owners and people passionate about what they do bring us their stories...And their favorite beer.






#15. Addressing the elephants in the room with Screen Printer Dave Plaza #HoboSocks

It's just screen printing....or is it. There is so much more to Dave Plaza than meets the eye. We learn about the challenges he overcame early on in his life to become a successful United States Marine, Law Enforcement Officer and now as Owner of Fire Pigs Designs. Guest Beer: Stone Brewing - Escondido, CA Arrogant Bastard Ale, 7.2% ABV "We believe that pandering to the lowest common denominator represents the height of tyranny—a virtual form of keeping the consumer barefoot and stupid....


#14. Making a difference teaching abroad with John Bentley #RespectTheHat

John Bentley, Co-Founder and Head of Marketing for The International TEFL Academy stops by this week to talk about how growing up overseas paved the way for a life and profession of international travel and how his company helps others achieve their dream of living abroad by teaching English as a foreign language all over the world. #RespectTheHat Guest Beer: Tiger Brewery - Singapore Tiger Asian Lager, 5% ABV, 18 IBU "Brewed in Singapore since 1932, Tiger Beer is a full-flavored,...


#13. Passion and Angst with Real Estate Investor Mathew Lambright #68WhiskeyPapa3

Real Estate investor Matthew Lambright joins us on the Pacific Northwest's second biggest podcast and talk to us about his journey from a small town in Indiana, his stint in the military and ultimately landing in Portland where he has built several unique real estate related businesses. Guest Beer: Ninkasi Brewing Co. - Eugene, OR Total Domination Northwest IPA, 6.7% ABV, 81 IBU "The Willamette National Forest, our brewery’s backyard, is notorious for Bigfoot sightings. We’ve yet to see...


#12. Uncorked with Photographer Teresa Nunez #BeALoser

On the podcast this week, Teresa Nunez of Nunez Photography stops by. We learned that being a pro photographer is way more than just taking beautiful pictures. It's just as much about understanding your clients core values and being able to effectively tell their story through visuals. Just like most industries, Teresa is in the people business: "No matter what the business is, there's people that run it." Guest Beer: Lindemans - Belgium Frambois, 2.5% ABV "The appearance of this...


#11. Developing Your Mindset & Muscles with Barbie & Matt Haven #SuccessIsNotConvenient

Certified Life Coach Barbie Haven from Desired Lives stops by the podcast this week with her husband Matt to talk about the challenges of starting her own business and the importance of never giving up. ***And make sure you listen all the way to the end for a special bonus clip*** Guest Beer: Blue Moon Brewing Company - Denver, CO Blue Moon Belgian White, 5.4% ABV, 9 IBU "A wheat beer brewed with Valencia orange peel for a subtle sweetness and bright, citrus aroma." Angie's Mystery...


#10. The Old Town Road with Joe Sanders Part 2 #PillowfistForTheWorld

In part 2 of our exclusive interview with Joe Sanders from Old Town Brewing, we learn about the vision of the Old Town Brand, including the evolution of their labeling and the role of video in their marketing strategy. Joe recalls Old Town's trademark fight with the City of Portland to keep their "Stag" logo. We also discuss the current state beer industry and Joe gives us his take on big beer consolidation. Angie's Mystery Beer: Silver City Brewing - Seattle, WA Ripe 'N Juicy, Double...


#9. The Old Town Road with Joe Sanders Part 1 #PillowfistForTheWorld

Joe Sanders, Director of Sales for Old Town Brewing in Portland, OR stops by the podcast. In part one of this 2 part interview exclusive, Joe shares with us his journey that started in his hometown of Nashville TN, going to Boulder, CO to play football for the University of Colorado and ultimately finding a home in Portland at Old Town. As with any great success story, there are plenty of ups and downs along the way and life lessons that we can all relate to. #PillowfistForTheWorld Please...


Joe Sanders Episode 9 Preview 2

Enjoy this preview of our very special 2 part interview with Joe Sanders from Portland Oregon's Old Town Brewing. Part 1 will be available for download on Friday 10/25/2019. Subscribe today, you won't want to miss this!


Joe Sanders Episode 9 Preview

Enjoy this preview of our very special 2 part interview with Joe Sanders from Portland Oregon's Old Town Brewing. Part 1 will be available for download on Friday 10/25/2019. Subscribe today, you won't want to miss this!


#8. The Armed & Frugal Insurance Agent with Rhiana Cameron #DegenerativePalate

Rhiana Cameron of Country Financial is our guest this week. Despite Rhiana's love of good beer, we found out that she suffers from Degenerative Palate Syndrome - #DPS - which causes her to prefer and enjoy Miller Lite as her go to. She is also a dedicated financial professional, her agency specializes in financial planning and insurance for people of all ages and income levels. Guest Beer: Miller Brewing Company - Milwaukee, WI Miller Lite, A Fine Pilsner Beer, 4.2% ABV "Miller Lite is...


#7. Firing up the core with Brittany Ellingsen #MoreKettleBell

Personal trainer Brittany Ellingsen stops by this week to give the boys a lesson in fitness with her 70 lb. Darth Vader Kettle Bell. #MoreKettleBell Guest Beer: Brother Cascadia Brewing - Vancouver, WA You Like 'A Da Juice, New England Style IPA, 6.5% ABV "Cloudy, lush, and extremely refreshing, it starts off with a massive punch of juicy, citrusy hops. Bold aromas of orange, tangerine, and tropical stone fruits envelope the senses, leading into a soft palate that is fruity and...


#6. A smorgasbord of beer and experience with Sam Simms

Today we welcome long time brewer, professional wrestling promoter and stay at home dad Sam Simms to the show. Sam was nice enough to bring 4 beers that he personally brewed for us to try, so today's program will exclusively feature guest beers. Guest Beer #1: Adapted from Michael's Brown Porter, brewed in 2006, no carbonation, 10-15% ABV and aged in Jameson honey whiskey barrels Guest Beer #2: Sparkling Raspberry Ale, made with 50 lbs of raspberries, 3.2% ABV, a refreshing all day...


#5. Hookers and Naughty Redheads, a show for the ages with Bradford Batten

Bookkeeper Bradford Batten stops by the podcast this week to discuss his passions, which includes a rugby history lesson and advice on overcoming the fear of public speaking Guest Beer: Corona Extra - Mexico, 4.6% ABV "With a refreshing, smooth taste balanced between heavier European imports and lighter domestic beer, Corona is an even-keeled cerveza with fruity-honey aromas and a touch of malt. The flavor is crisp, clean and well balanced between hops and malt, a superior taste profile...


#1. Pilot Episode - Launching Live with Angela Surratt

September 23, 2019 - The Business Over Beer Journey officially commences with our pilot episode recorded live from Ben's Bottle Shop in Vancouver Washington. Angela Surratt, namesake of the "Angie's Mystery Beer" segment on Business Over Beer and patron saint of all things family friendly, joins us to discuss her company, My Family Guide. Our apologies to Angie and to our listening audience, we had some audio trouble with the guest mic, which was full of static for the first half of the...


#4. On the right path and saving lives with Aaron Garcia

Today on the podcast we welcome Aaron Garcia, owner of Life Safety Solutions and fire stopper extraordinaire. Don't know what fire stopping is? Neither did we. Listed to Aaron's amazing journey to become a specialty contractor as he works hard to expand his business and overcome obstacles to build this new trade. Guest Beer: pFriem Family Brewers, Hood River, OR IPA - 6.8% ABV, 65 IBU MALT: Rahr Pale Malt, Simpsons Caramalt, Simpsons Crystal Light, Simpsons Crystal Dark HOPS:...


#3. Hanging out and happy with Lucas Cole, the most interesting Insurance Agent in the world

Welcome to episode #3 of the soon to be biggest podcast in the Pacific Northwest. In today's episode we welcome Lucas Cole, who disproves Ben's belief that Insurance is one of the most boring professions. And we welcome back Jason Knopp, aka Uncle K, our guest from our last episode. We can't seem to get rid of him. "Guest" Beer: Stung Fermented Sparkling Mead Made from the Bee Local Honey from Portland, OR Angie's Mystery Beer: Walking Man Brewing - Stevenson, WA Homo Erectus...


#2. The Exciting World of Proactive IT Solutions with Jason Knopp

Welcome to the soon to be biggest podcast in the Pacific Northwest behind The Sasquatch Hunters. Today we're talking business and talking beer with Technology Consultant Jason Knopp. Guest Beer: Bitburger Pilsner - Germany "The name originates from the Bohemian town of Pilsen in the Czech Republic, where it was first produced in 1842, and we’ve been brewing this style of beer to perfection here in Bitburg since 1883." Ben thinks it tastes like Wisconsin Summerfest, all he needs is brat...


Business Over Beer Preview

Welcome to Business Over Beer THE Podcast, preview episode! In this quick five minute preview, you will hear clips of your hosts Ben Surratt and Jonathan Kaylor, interviewing Lucas Cole and Jason Knopp. This is episode will give you just enough to want more! Our first full episode drops September 23rd, 2019!