Craft Beer Industry podcast
Pete Finney of Wigle Whiskey & Tom Marshall of Full Pint
On the last episode before my hiatus, we are joined by past guests, Pete Finney of Wigle Whiskey and Tom Marshall of Full Pint. We start by discussing the Full Pint/Wigle Whiskey boilermaker pairings,and who came up with each pairing. Then, we discuss Pittsburgh Libations Week and why you should buy tickets to our kickoff bash. Next, we discuss a long running argument between Tom and me on who is better; Prince or Bowie. The rest of the show contains some sports talk, including Pete...
Pete Kurzweg of Lorelei
Pete Kurzweg of the Independent Brewing Company, Hidden Harbor and now, Lorelei, returns for another episode of the Craft Beer Industry podcast! We jump right in by talking about his new spot, Lorelei, in East Liberty. Pete tells us how they acquired the new location and how the location itself inspired what we now know as Lorelei. That leads us into a broader discussion about lagers, Pittsburgh breweries that are producing the style and some of Pete's favorite lagers that he is bringing...
Andrew Witchey of Dancing Gnome Returns
Andrew Witchey of Dancing Gnome returns for another episode of the Craft Beer Industry podcast! We kick off the episode by talking about Andrew's trip to Portland Maine and some other recent trips to Miami and Oakland. Then, we discuss the new increase in brewing capacity at Dancing Gnome, thanks to the addition of two 20 barrel tanks, and how that has changed things for the brewery. Next, we discuss some upcoming events, including Lustra Day on August 4th, Fresh Fest on August 11th and...
Josh & Stefanie Lipke of Leaning Cask Brewing
Josh and Stefanie Lipke of Leaning Cask Brewing join us on the latest Craft Beer Industry podcast! We begin the episode by talking about how Josh and Stefanie met, how they became interested in craft beer, and how Josh started brewing. We then discuss Leaning Cask Brewery, some of the beers they are making and how they became influenced by English pubs and English style brewing. We finish the show with another round of the Five Questions, including Desert Island Beers!!
Mike Potter of Black Brew Culture
On the 90th episode of the Craft Beer Industry podcast, we are joined by Mike Potter of Black Brew Culture! Mike and I discuss his background and how he got interested in craft beer, the lack of people of color in the Pittsburgh craft beer scene, why that lack of participation exists, and some of the reasons why it exists. Then we talk about one of the ways he and others are trying to bring people of color into the craft beer scene, with the upcoming Fresh Fest at Threadbare Cider House on...