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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.






#24. Be Our Naughty Valentine with Kura Love #PureRomance

This week on the second biggest podcast in the Pacific Northwest, Business Over Beer throws a LIVE Valentines Podcast Party at Heathen Brewing Feral Public House with our very special guest Kura Love of Pure Romance. Kura talks about the business side of being a Pure Romance consultant and explains that her parties are as much about women's sexual health and wellness as they are about the naughty stuff. This is our third live event, we're still figuring out the audio side of live...


#23. Rocking Your Brand Super Power with Copywriter Valerie Hooks #GlutenFree

Calling all Marketing Nerds and those small business owners mystified by the marketing in general. Valerie Hooks, founder of BlueVale Writing stops by Business Over Beer this week to shed some light on what Branding truly is and the roles copywriting plays in your marketing plan. Valerie also offers the first gluten free guest beer that we've had on the show and talk a little about her gluten allergy and how she has had to adjust her lifestyle as a result. With such amazing information and...


#22. Impacting Family & Legacy of Small Businesses with Elizabeth Bergen & Jessica Farmer #3rdInningStretch

This week on the second biggest podcast in the Pacific Northwest, we welcome Elizabeth and Jessica from Foray Business Group. We thought that Liz's full time job was following us at Business Over Beer. It turns out that a year ago she started this wonderful firm with her business partner offering Accounting, Advising and Bookkeeping services. They focus solely on small businesses so the small businesses can focus on succeeding at what they do best. Guest Beer: Ace Premium Craft Ciders -...


#21. Sell Local & Shop Local with Office Supply Salesman Lidio Cardoso #Wantrepreneur

This week, Business Over Beer remains the second biggest podcast in the Pacific Northwest behind only the Sasquatch Hunters. Someday we'll be #1, and to help us get there we welcome Lidio Cardoso of Southwest Office Supply and Interiors to the program. Lidio has built a successful career in sales and shares with us some of his thoughts that have helped get him where he is today. We also get to hear from Mairin Moore Cane of Oak & Ivy events who was visiting as a spectator (she was checking...


#20. Building a Business Through Golf with Derek Baade #NotAnA$$hole

This week on the second biggest podcast in the pacific northwest, we welcome golfer and wealth strategist Derek Baade to the program. We also welcome Mom Kaylor who traveled cross country as a spectator. Derek shares with us his journey from St Joseph, Missouri to New Mexico for college. And after three attempts at the PGA Tour's Qualifying School and giving up on his lifelong dream of becoming a professional golfer, he ultimately landed in Vancouver WA where he became a financial planner...


#19. No Bad Days Caregiving for our Elders with Amy Loudenback #SheBroughtGrowlers

This week on the second biggest podcast in the Pacific Northwest, Business Over Beer welcomes Amy Loudenback of Visiting Angels Vancouver, WA. Amy shares with us her journey into becoming a franchisee in the business of Home Health Care. A great businesswoman and an even better person. No Bad Days indeed! Guest Beer: Barrel Mountain Brewing - Battle Ground, WA No Bad Days IPA, 6.3% ABV, 55 IBU "Citrus, pine, and tropical notes with a moderate bitterness level and a light malt...


#18. The Business Over Beer Holiday Spectacular #DasBierGefälltMir

The Business Over Beer Co-Hosts all interview each other for this Special Holiday Episode. A secret Santa brings new Business Over Beer T Shirts and we learn more about the origin stories of the hosts as well as the origins of The BOB. Thanks to all our listeners, guests and supporters for an incredible 2019. We wish you all the happiest of Holidays and all the best for the New Year. - Ben, Jonathan, & Knopp Jonathan's Guest Beer: Firestone Walker Brewing Company - Paso Robles,...


#17. Designed to Adapt and Evolve with Mortgage Broker Brian Shields #Vasectomized

It's Ugly Sweater Day this week on Business Over Beer and deranged elf Brian Shields stops by the podcast. Brian talks to us about how he went from living in his Ford Bronco while he finished high school, to being able to help families with their biggest financial decision through his mortgage brokerage. And probably gets a little too personal about his multiple vasectomies. Hang onto your hats..."We'll sell you the whole seat but you'll only need the edge"...this one's a doozy. Guest...


#16. Beer and Tacos Live from Fortside Brewing with Elliott Sutherland & Nichole Davidson #BeerStrong

This week's episode of Business Over Beer comes to you live from Fortside Brewing. In this dual interview special, we first talk to Fortside beer ambassador Elliott Sutherland, who not only sells beer, but works to strengthen beer culture throughout the Pacific Northwest. Second we meet Nichole Davidson the Captain of the Taco Spaceship, and we learn about her taco genius and the amazing partnership between the beer business and the taco business. Guest Beer #1: Fortside Brewing -...


#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." We had some technical difficulties with the guest beer, it had a cork and...


#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

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...