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The original Brewing Network Sunday show that brought live beer radio to the internet. Each week the BN crew covers a homebrew and/or craft brew related topic in depth through guest interviews with beer industry professionals and celebrity homebrewers. With a fresh mix of fun and information, an eclectic cast of characters, and live interaction with listeners, The Session brings beer radio to life!

The original Brewing Network Sunday show that brought live beer radio to the internet. Each week the BN crew covers a homebrew and/or craft brew related topic in depth through guest interviews with beer industry professionals and celebrity homebrewers. With a fresh mix of fun and information, an eclectic cast of characters, and live interaction with listeners, The Session brings beer radio to life!
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The original Brewing Network Sunday show that brought live beer radio to the internet. Each week the BN crew covers a homebrew and/or craft brew related topic in depth through guest interviews with beer industry professionals and celebrity homebrewers. With a fresh mix of fun and information, an eclectic cast of characters, and live interaction with listeners, The Session brings beer radio to life!

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Episodes

The Session: Epidemic Ales

9/19/2018
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The folks from Epidemic Ales joined us in the studio for this episode of The Session. In addition to being Concord\'s only brewery, the team at Epidemic Ales are brewing the official beer of the 1st annual Concord Octoberfest! Learn all about how these beer-lovers started as homebrewers and grew into a commercial brewery that\'s already expanding despite being so young. We talk a little hop blend design, a bit of malt selection advice, and at the end of it Warren gives a homebrew recipe...

Duration:02:07:41

The Session: Bent Paddle Brewing Co.

9/10/2018
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This week on The Session we welcome Charlie Brodell, Head Brewer at Bent Paddle Brewing Co. from Duluth, MN. Charlie talks to us about their traditional styles, as well as a few new beers from their Unfusion Program. Tune in and learn about the great beers of Bent Paddle!The post This week on The Session we welcome Charlie Brodell, Head Brewer at Bent Paddle Brewing Co. from Duluth, MN. Charlie talks to us about their traditional styles, as well as a few new beers from their Unfusion...

Duration:02:20:54

The Session: 21st Amendment and Fieldwork

9/3/2018
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This week on The Session, we welcome back our old friend Shaun \"Sully\" O\'Sullivan from the 21st Amendment Brewery, along with Fieldwork Brewing Company, to talk about their new collaboration beer, \"A Terrible Idea\" hazy IPA. The two breweries discuss their collaboration, why they chose hazy IPA as a style, and what you can expect from their newest craft beer.The post This week on The Session, we welcome back our old friend Shaun \"Sully\" O\'Sullivan from the 21st Amendment Brewery,...

Duration:02:27:21

The Session: Armistice Brewing Company

8/27/2018
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This week on The Session we welcome Armistice Brewing Company from Richmond, CA. This brother and sister duo teamed up to provide a local taproom experience for their community and offer the freshest beer possible. After homebrewing for years and winning multiple prestigious awards, Alex and Gregory Zobel decided to take their passion for great beer to the next level and opened Armistice. Tune in and learn about their quest to make the perfect hazy IPA, their love of English style ales, and...

Duration:02:44:24

The Session: Imperfect Produce Beer Project

8/20/2018
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In this episode of The Session we speak to Ryan Holmes from Imperfect Produce about his beer project. Imperfect Produce fights food waste by finding a home for ‘ugly’ produce. They source it directly from farms and deliver it to customers’ doors for 30-50% less than grocery store prices. Ryan teamed up with local brewers to use their produce in unique beers as well. Learn about how the beer project got started and also hear from Orion Lakota, Head Brewer at Freewheel Brewing Company in...

Duration:01:52:56

The Session: Family Business Beer Co.

8/7/2018
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Nate Seale, head brewer at Family Business Beer Co., joins The Session to chat about the Texas craft beer scene, how to make his own beers stand out in an over-saturated market, and how having an actor as the owner of the brewery presents it\'s own new set of challenges. Family Business Beer Co. is owned by Jenson Ackles, of \"Supernatural\" fame, and has become somewhat of a pilgrimage for many fans of the TV show, craft beer knowledge aside. So what does it take to not only keep good beer...

Duration:02:01:22

The Session: Four Generals Brewing Company

8/1/2018
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On this episode of The Session, Mary and Ross Hudspeth from Four Generals brewing in Renton, Washington joined us to talk about our favorite subject ... lagers! They sent us three lagers, an English Bitter, a Milk Stout, and of course ... a hazy IPA. It was enough beer to keep the style curmudgeons happy while still getting some progressive information out there. Which is rare. The post The Session: Four Generals Brewing Company appeared first on The Brewing Network.

Duration:01:56:44

The Session: Open Outcry Brewing Company

7/26/2018
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John Brand, owner and brewer over at Open Outcry Brewing in the Southside of Chicago, was our guest for this episode of The Session. Leaving his former life in the fast-paced world of futures trading to open a brewery, John sent us a few examples of his handiwork, and clued us in on the world of Chicago, his neighborhood, and why he wouldn\'t dream of being anywhere else. The post The Session: Open Outcry Brewing Company appeared first on The Brewing Network.

Duration:02:12:36

The Session: NHC Winning Beers With Club DOZE

7/10/2018
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The Bay Area has loads of great brewers, and no club represents that better than Club DOZE. A few DOZErs took home awards at the National Homebrew Competition, so we wanted to sit down with them to talk about their beers, their strategies, and hopefully get some recipes. Vito Delucci took Silver in Australian Sparkling Ale, and Sean Monahan won Bronze in American Barleywine - both were in studio for this homebrew-centric show. Plus, Sean brought in a few bottles of his beer to try - pretty...

Duration:02:27:06

The Session: Be Easy Brewing

6/27/2018
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Craft Beer in Japan is on the rise, and today we talk to an expat who is helping that rise: Gareth Burns of Be Easy Brewing. Our old buddy Ry Beville, of the Japan Beer Times, brought Gareth and his brewer Masahiro - along with their \"everything\" gal Chika, all the way out from Northern Japan just for this show! Gareth was stationed in Japan and fell in love with not only his surroundings, but the craft beer scene there, and decided to make that his new career path. He brought along two...

Duration:02:51:24

The Session: Lakefront Brewery

6/18/2018
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This week on The Session, we welcome Lakefront Brewery from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Sibling founders, Russ and Jim Klisch, start the interview with tales of the early days of the brewery, which was founded in 1987. We\'ll learn about their days as homebrewers and what is was like to start one of the first craft breweries in the U.S. Later we are joined by Brewer Tyler Senz and Special Projects and Beer Engine/Hard Wood Specialist Derek Sproveri. Sharing healthy serving of fine beers with us,...

Duration:02:27:58

The Session: New Realm Brewing

6/12/2018
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The Great Mitch Steele returns to The Session! Just 5 months after opening New Realm Brewing in Atlanta, Mitch is back on the air with us, and we couldn\'t wait to crack open the beers he sent. Mitch talked a bit about why he chose Atlanta, his thoughts on hop blends, and how it feels to be brewing Pilsners and not just hoppy beers. It was a great show, for sure!The post The Great Mitch Steele returns to The Session! Just 5 months after opening New Realm Brewing in Atlanta, Mitch is back...

Duration:01:52:48

The Session: Urban Roots Brewing

5/21/2018
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This week on The Session we speak with our old friend Peter Hoey about his new brewery project, Urban Roots Brewing and Smokehouse in Sacramento, CA. Peter has worked at a number of world class craft breweries over the years, as well as at brewing suppliers like BSG Handcraft. Now Peter is back in the brewhouse and ready to talk about what\'s next in his illustrious career. Tune in and find out what Peter has been up to, how Urban Roots came to be, and what we can expect from this well...

Duration:02:21:28

The Session: Distribution, Franchise Laws, and the Death of Craft beer

5/16/2018
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Normally on The Session, we talk with brewers about the challenges they faced in gathering funds, securing a location, or even in working with their particular city. On today\'s show, we are joined by our good buddy/friend Dave Marliave from Flat Tail Brewing up in Corvallis, Oregon. Dave came all the way down to the studio to tell us about his issues in dealing with a couple of topics that we\'ve never really touched on before: distribution and franchise laws, and how these two things are...

Duration:03:14:46

The Session: Crooked Lane Brewing Company

5/9/2018
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Joining the long list of homebrewers-who-listened-to-The-Brewing-Network-and-turned-pro, Teresa Psuty from Crooked Lane Brewing Company came into the studio today to talk about all things Crooked Lane. Teresa cam from a biotech background, and after attending brewing school - as well as learning from some of the best brewers in the state - she decided to open her own place up in Auburn, CA. Crooked Lane runs the spectrum of beers they produce: from Helles to Doppelbock, NEIPA to plain ol\'...

Duration:02:33:22

The Session: Brunswick Bierworks

4/25/2018
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Old school meets new school on today\'s episode of The Session, as we chat with the fellas from Brunswick Bierworks in Toronto, Canada! Mike Laba, co-founder and VP, and Lodewijk Swinkles, Brewmaster, give us a rundown of what Brunswick is all about. Turns out, they are a brewery custom built for partner brewing and collaborations, which is something we\'ve never heard of before. Lodewijk is a 7th generation brewer, and if that isn\'t enough of a pedigree, he came to Brunswick straight off...

Duration:02:00:10

The Session: California Employment Law

4/16/2018
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On this episode of The Session we take a turn toward the professional brewers and discuss California employment laws that affect your brewery. We are joined by legal expert Joel Van Parys from Carothers, DiSante and Freudenberger to help us wade through some of the common issues that arise with brewery employees. Learn about best practices in hiring, day to day management, and even termination. It\'s another pro show here on The Brewing Network!The post On this episode of The Session we take...

Duration:02:37:58

The Session: Escutcheon Brewing

4/12/2018
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Deep in the heart of Virginia, John Hovermale and the crew at Escutcheon Brewing are hard at work making a wide variety of great-tasting beers of both the warm and cold fermented variety. John spent some time with us going through his beers, the history of the company, and just what the hell an \"escutcheon\" even is. The post The Session: Escutcheon Brewing appeared first on The Brewing Network.

Duration:02:18:41

The Session: Russian River Brewing Company

3/26/2018
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Russian River Brewing Company is back on The Session and we couldn\'t be happier! For the first time ever Natalie Cilurzo joins Vinnie in our studio and we\'re so happy to have her. The dynamic duo spend a ton of time with us talking about all thing Russian River, including their all new production brewery, currently under construction. We also dive into a few of the RR beers we\'ve come to know and love, and a couple we haven\'t talked about before. As always, Vinnie dishes out gems of...

Duration:03:09:03

The Session: Speakeasy Ales and Lagers

3/12/2018
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This week on The Session we are joined by the legendary Speakeasy Ales and Lagers from San Francisco, CA. After operating as one of the longest running craft breweries in the U.S, Speakeasy had fallen on hard times recently, but has been revived anew and is back with the beer we\'ve come to know and love. Listen in as Clay Jordan, Director of Brewing Operations, tells us about the history of Speakeasy and how it has come to its current state in the industry. Plus, we get to share in some...

Duration:02:01:08