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The Brewing Network Presents | The Session

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The original live show that brings professional brewer and homebrewer interviews, and the best in beer-tainment, right to you as we talk about homebrewing beer and craft brewing. Each episode covers specific brewing topics to inform and entertain, and world class professional brewers as guests. All the fun of real radio, without the boredom. Live listeners can participate and ask questions by joining our chatroom. Watch the live show at YouTube.com/brewingnetwork. Have a brewing question or suggestion? Email us at feedback@thebrewingnetwork.com.

The original live show that brings professional brewer and homebrewer interviews, and the best in beer-tainment, right to you as we talk about homebrewing beer and craft brewing. Each episode covers specific brewing topics to inform and entertain, and world class professional brewers as guests. All the fun of real radio, without the boredom. Live listeners can participate and ask questions by joining our chatroom. Watch the live show at YouTube.com/brewingnetwork. Have a brewing question or suggestion? Email us at feedback@thebrewingnetwork.com.

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Renton, WA

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Podcasts

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The original live show that brings professional brewer and homebrewer interviews, and the best in beer-tainment, right to you as we talk about homebrewing beer and craft brewing. Each episode covers specific brewing topics to inform and entertain, and world class professional brewers as guests. All the fun of real radio, without the boredom. Live listeners can participate and ask questions by joining our chatroom. Watch the live show at YouTube.com/brewingnetwork. Have a brewing question or suggestion? Email us at feedback@thebrewingnetwork.com.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | AHA and BJCP

6/19/2020
Gary Glass from the American Homebrewers Association joins The Session, along with Brian Cooper & Oleg Shpyrko, who are both running for Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) Regional Rep positions. Learn about HomebrewCon online from Gary, and how you can vote for your West Coast Regional Rep for the BJCP from Brian and Oleg. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:24:50

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | The Rare Barrel

6/2/2020
Alex Wallash and Jay Goodwin from The Rare Barrel join us on another special edition of The Session during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:18:42

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | Russian River

5/21/2020
Natalie & Vinnie Cilurzo from Russian River Brewing Company join us for this COVID-19 Special Edition of The Session. In yet another format change (sorry folks), we have been streaming live video to Facebook a couple times a week in order to bring more content home to you. As part of that, we decided to record the audio and make it part of our Session podcast feed as well. So that is what you are hearing here. Tune in and find out what one of America's most celebrated breweries is doing to...

Duration:01:40:01

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | Arizona Wilderness

4/29/2020
In this COVID special edition of The Session, we are joined by Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company from Gilbert, Arizona. The brewery was hit pretty hard by the shutdown, but share their story of resilience and compassion in this candid interview. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:04:48

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | Nico Freccia

4/9/2020
In this special, and weird episode of The Session, we change formats to meet the demands of the current global pandemic crisis. Host Justin Crossley is back in the studio, but this time all by himself to try and make a little sense of what's happening, and how The Brewing Network intends to proceed as we all attempt to get through this. As part of the process, J interviews Nico Freccia, Co-Founder of 21st Amendment Brewery, to discuss lender forgiveness for breweries during the crisis. Learn...

Duration:00:42:54

The Session | Best Of The Session (03-23-20)

3/26/2020
In light of the current shelter-in-place situation we find ourselves in here in the Bay Area, we decided to postpone this weeks Session with True Symmetry Brewing, and instead have cut together a few clips from past shows. We even have a current interview from Justin and our pals down at Hop Revolution in New Zealand! It's a great mix of old BN and current topics, and we hope you enjoy it. Sully and Teresa joined JP as he introduces these clips, recorded in his tiki room (hence the photo)....

Duration:02:48:04

The Session | Federation Brewing Company

3/10/2020
Aram Cretan and Matt Hunter, two of the guys behind Federation Brewing Company, traveled from the Port of Oakland to be on The Session and to tell their story. They not only brought several beers for us to talk about, but they brought some laughs and some good stories about coming up in an industry that ebbs and flows like most others. especially with the coronavirus rapidly spreading around the world. Sully and Tasty join JP as host for this fun and exciting chat about local beer! Learn...

Duration:02:30:41

The Session | Comrade Brewing Company

3/4/2020
The Session continues as we welcome David Lin of Comrade Brewing Company out of Denver, Colorado. David won two medals at the 2019 Great American Beer Festival, as well as being named "Small brewery of the Year"! We talk about moving from homebrewer to brewery owner, making killer IPAs, and how a brewery can be responsible and take care of its employees while still being successful. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:43:25

The Session | Del Cielo Brewing Company

2/26/2020
Del Cielo Brewing, out of Martinez, CA, joins us in the studio for this episode of "The Session"! Owners Luis and Cielomar take us through the evolution of this almost two-year-old brewery. From Luis' homebrewing days to his current position as head brewer - and everything in between! Plus, it's the triumphant return of Kim Schimke to the studio, so join us as she goes into too much detail about her stint in the hospital and her road to recovery! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:02:20:47

The Session | Bonus Episode | Sierra Nevada Live

2/21/2020
In this special bonus episode of The Session, we take the show on the road to Sierra Nevada Brewing Company's Torpedo Room, in Berkeley, California. As part of Sierra Nevada's 40th Anniversary celebrations, they have fixed the original brewhouse that Founder, Ken Grossman, built by hand to a trailer to take it on the road. We catch up with Ken at the Torpedo Room, along with Charlie "The Pope of Foam" Bamforth, for an exclusive interview about innovation in brewing. Along the way, we get...

Duration:01:09:27

The Session | Shadow Puppet Brewing Company

2/18/2020
Livermore is the edge of the East Bay beer scene, but there's no shortage of great breweries out there. Today we talk with one of those - Shadow Puppet Brewing! Craig Danielson and Will Hutchison hung out in the studio and shared six of their tasty beers with JP and Sully. These guys have a knack for producing not only nice lagers, but drinkable high gravity beers. We talk all about that and more on this episode of The Session! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:02:21:16

The Session | Revision Brewing Company

2/14/2020
This week on The Session, we are joined in the studio by Revision Brewing Company from Sparks, Nevada. We are joined by Co-Founders and Brewers, Jeremy Warren and Jeb Taylor, as well as Co-Founder and VP of Sales and Marketing, Darla Robert. Revision comes in to a studio rattled by Justin's sudden fall from sobriety, but counters with a stellar list of award winning beers that excite us all. This one is a show for the books folks, so just tune in and listen to the mayhem! Learn more about...

Duration:02:10:06

The Session | Crucible Brewing

1/28/2020
This week on The Session, we welcome Crucible Brewing from Washington State. We are joined by President and Head Brewer, Dick Mergens, who brought us a healthy sampling of beers to try. Dick doesn't believe in having a house yeast, having brewed with over 30 different strains, and his creativity shines in the sample he brought. His sour beer, Rest In Peaches, almost makes Justin ditch is sober experiment! Tune in and get all the info from one of Washington's finest. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:02:14:30

The Session | Ocean View Brew Works

1/21/2020
Ocean View Brew Works from Albany, California, joins us in-studio on this episode of The Session. A small, community-based brewery, the OVBW team make some great beers and aren't afraid to buck the current climate and brew classic styles that they love. We get to try a stellar American Lager, a Bitter that's not bitter, a French Ale that we love (and they argue about), and a Black Lager that takes the cake. Tune in and learn about their process, techniques, and one of the coolest little...

Duration:03:00:08

The Session | Alaro Craft Brewery

1/14/2020
The Session is back this week after the long holiday break with Downtown Sacramento's Alaro Craft Brewery. Owner, Ray Ballestero, and Head Brewer, Chris Keeton, join us in the studio and tell us about the unique history of Alaro, which opened in an iconic craft beer location in Midtown Sacramento. With big shoes to fill, the Alaro team set themselves apart, while also paying homage to a California craft beer pioneer, Rubicon Brewing Company. Tune in and learn about the beer, the food, and...

Duration:02:45:56

The Session | Dr. Charlie Bamforth

12/19/2019
Charlie Bamforth, A.K.A Dr. Bubbles, joins us once again on this episode of The Session. Last we spoke to Charlie, he was just about to go into retirement from the UC Davis Brewing Science Program. However, that hasn't slowed Charlie down one bit! The doctor has two books on the way, including In Praise Of Beer, which is available for pre-order now. He's also been consulting for the legendary Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, writing about football (the real kind, he says), and keeping a close...

Duration:02:45:19

The Session | Block Three Brewing

12/10/2019
Block Three Brewing Company from Ontario, Canada, joins us on this episode of The Session to talk about Canadian Craft Beer. Tune in as Co-Founder, Graham Spence, and Head Brewer, Kevin Freer, teach us about Canadian Craft Beer and the beers of Block Three Brewing. With a heavy focus on barrel-aged and mixed fermentation beers, we learn about their techniques, including the use of a koelship to produce unique fermentation profiles. To wrap things up, we spend a good amount of time discussing...

Duration:03:27:55

The Session | Buffalo Creek Brewing

12/3/2019
This week on The Session, we welcome Mike Marr, Owner and Brewmaster at Buffalo Creek Brewing, from Long Grove, IL. to the show. Mike specializes in traditional German and Belgian style ales and lagers, with a few other styles sprinkled in to appease his homebrew roots and add variety. There might be a little meltdown in there too... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:02:57:46

The Session | Flatland Brewing Company

11/12/2019
Flatland Brewing Company from Elk Grove, CA. joins us in studio on this episode of The Session. Co-Owner/Brewer, Andrew Mohsenzadegan, and Brewer/Cellar Dweller, Mack Sant talk to us about how they got started brewing, and how sour beer is their passion. We also hear about J's private parts, and a new plan to bring the BN in the road in 2020! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:02:48:06

The Session | Ogopogo Brewing

11/6/2019
Jason and Ryan from Ogopogo Brewing came all the way up from San Gabriel, CA to hang out with The Session crew, and the result was a great bit of radio. Both guys are former homebrewers and have large amounts of brewing knowledge, in addition to having an extensive background brewing at large facilities. Brewing a wide range of beers - from hazy to lager - Ryan and Jason work hard to bring quality beer to market. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:02:40:45