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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.






#30. The ideas and the execution with Annie & Eric Heironymous #GoCougs

The Business Over Beer Podcast travels to Hopkins Home Brewery for a discussion with Annie and Eric Heironymous. We get lessons in Sales & Marketing and in beer making. We were also lucky enough to brew beer with them after the episode, my hunch is, this won't be the last time we collab on some beer here. What we're drinking: Hopkins Home Brewing - Camas, WA #1. Pale Ale, 5% ABV, light, flavors of pine hop and a touch of citrus #2. Hoppy Go Lucky, Northwest Red, 5.7% ABV, 75 IBU, A...


The BOB Happy Hour #5 with Emily Austin

Welcome to The BOB Happy Hour, today we welcome Emily Austin of Three Sixty Interiors to the bar to talk about how she is adapting her Interior Design business in this time of social distancing. In this episode you will learn: Local Small Business Highlight: 54°40' Beer - Washougal, WA 3801 S. Truman St. #1 Washougal, WA 98671 360-844-5932 Tap Room Hours: Wednesday - Sunday 12pm - 6pm Carryout available for Food, growlers, crowlers, 4 packs Delivery in the Washougal and Camas...


The BOB Happy Hour #4 with Brian Shields

In the latest edition of The BOB Happy Hour, we welcome back Business Over Beer alumnus Brian Shields of Shields Family Home Loans to talk about the impact of the corona virus to his business and what he is doing to support the small business community. In this episode you will learn: Local highlighted business: Heathen Brewing Feral Public House - Vancouver, WA 1109 Washington St. Vancouver, WA 98660 960-836-5255 Food and Beer available for carry out. Monday - Friday: 11:00am -...


The BOB Happy Hour #3 with Dave Plaza

In this episode of The BOB Happy Hour, Dave Plaza of Fire Pigs Designs saddles up to the bar with us to talk about how he is coping with the current state of business and how he is planning for life after the shut down. In this episode you will learn: Local Business Highlight: Double Barrel Taphouse 8308 NE Highway 99 Vancouver, WA 98685 360-433-9867 Buy a gift card What we're drinking: Double Barrel Taphouse - Vancouver, WA Collaboration with Brothers Cascadia...


The BOB Happy Hour #2 with Michael Perozzo

In our second virtual happy hour, Business Over Beer welcomes Michael Perozzo of Zzepelin Marketing. Michael's agency works closely with local breweries and tap houses and has seen first hand the impact the current situation is having on the great local businesses. In this episode you will learn: Local Business Highlight: Ghost Runners Brewery and Kitchen 4216 NE Minnehaha St., #108 Vancouver, WA 98661 360-989-3912 Beer and Food available for carry out - Walk in, call ahead, order...


The BOB Happy Hour #1 with Jamie Young

In our first LIVE Virtual Happy Hour, we welcome Jamie Young, of Jamie Young Swag & Strategy and also Event Director for the Portland Women's Expo. In this episode you will learn: Local Business Highlight: Final Draft Taphouse 11504 SE Mill Plain Blvd Vancouver, WA Carry out available daily from 3pm-8pm What we're drinking: Modern Times Beer - San Diego, CA Proxima Hazy IPA, 7.5% ABV, 4 IBU "Monstrous quantities of Mosaic, Comet, and Chinook hops to craft this incredibly tasty...


#29. To Build and Protect with Business Strategist Tracie Grant #TMoney

This week on the second biggest podcast in the Pacific Northwest, Business Strategist Tracie Grant, aka T Money, stops by to take us to church. In addition to the amazing spread of Samuel Smith Beers and freshly baked beer cupcakes (yep you read that right!), Tracie shares with us why she is so driven to succeed as a mom, a wife and businesswoman. Guest Beer: Samuel Smith Brewery, North Yorkshire, UK Organic Raspberry Fruit Beer, 5.1% ABV "Handcrafted at the tiny All Saints Brewery set...


The BOB Happy Hour Preview

Welcome to the Business Over Beer Happy Hour. The BOB Happy Hour is a support group to help us all come together and navigate these unprecedented and very uncertain times. In this Podcast Series, we will be interviewing Small Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, Business Professionals and People who are passionate about what they do, to discuss: And much much more. To Listen Follow these steps To Listen: 1. Poor yourself a pint or your favorite beverage 2. Download the Podbean App on your...


#28. Celebrating life with Mairin & Jason Cane #NeverWasteAHater

This week on the second biggest podcast in the Pacific Northwest behind only the Sasquatch Hunters, Business Over Beer welcomes Mairin and Jason Cane. Together for over 20 years, the Canes have successfully built multiple business together, but when they nearly lost their security business, they fell back on their core values and proved that through positivity and generosity they could overcome whatever challenges came their way. Guest Beer: 10 Barrel Brewing - Portland, OR Swill, Radler,...


#27. Shifting the Recruiting Paradigm with Daava Mills #DontchaKnow

Purple Squirrels, Unicorns and Kitchen Sinks...OH MY. The Cute But Psycho Recruiter, Daava Mills of The Mills Group, joins us on the Second Biggest Podcast in the Pacific Northwest for this live interview at Ben's Bottle Shop. Daava calls on business owners to update their antiquated recruiting processes, to take the ball, go on the offensive and put candidates in control in order to hire the right person in the most efficient manner. Trying this LIVE podcasting thing again, we're...


#26. Learning Beer with Certified Cicerone Ethan Edwards #BeerBooger

This week on Business Over Beer, "The Professor" Ethan Edwards, Certified Cicerone from Ben's Bottle Shop stops by the second biggest podcast in the Pacific Northwest. Ethan proves that even for us avid beer guys there is still so much to learn about beer and about drinking beer. Also, this is the first episode of our new partnership with Ben's Bottle Shop who is sponsoring the Angie's Mystery Beer segment of our program. We are so excited that this gets to be the first episode of the...


#25. Partners in Business and in Life with Abby Spyker & Travis Buck #TravisForPresident

This week on the second biggest podcast in the Pacific Northwest, Abby Spyker and Travis Buck of Northwest Media Collective join us on the program. A website design project from the county initially brought them together professionally, and while Travis battled and overcame several simultaneous personal challenges, they were able to complete the project and ultimately built a successful business partnership that eventually turned into a life partnership as well. Guest Beer: Kona...


#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...