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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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The Session: The Booth Brewing Co.

12/3/2018
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This week on The Session, we welcome The Booth Brewing Company to the show to talk about taking craft beer all the way from Seoul, South Korea to Eureka, California. The Booth started their brewing adventure in Seoul and recently opened a brewery in California to bring their special flavor to the largest craft beer market in the world. We are joined by Dave Franklin and Youngwon Lee, who tell us the story of The Booth and share a few of their favorite brews with us. We are stoked on their...

Duration:01:58:37

The Session: Civil Life Brewing Company

11/26/2018
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This week on The Session, we welcome The Civil Life Brewing Company to the show. Based out of St. Louis, MO, Head Brewer Dylan Mosley speaks with us about the session-able and English style ales that they specialize in. We are wowed by his complex, full bodied, yet easy drinking, ales. Learn about his Northern English Brown that reminds Justin of a great homebrew recipe from Doc, as well as an incredible ESB that reminds us all of what that style is supposed to taste like. The show also...

Duration:01:41:26

The Session: Wolf Hills Brewing Co.

11/12/2018
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This week on The Session, we welcome Chris Burcher from Wolf Hills Brewing Company, from Abingdon, VA. to the show. Chris talks to us about the rise of the hyper-local brewery and how he pulled back his distribution to focus on his own local market. We have a great, and refreshingly honest, discussion about how focusing on local allowed Wolf Hills to reduce costs and increase profitability. Chris found more accurate data in his local market that allowed him to better predict how his brewery...

Duration:02:42:07

The Session: Eclectic IPA Month

10/29/2018
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This week on The Session, we welcome back to the studio Shaun O\'Sullivan from 21st Amendment Brewery, along with Dick Cantwell from Magnolia Brewing Company, as the two discuss their latest collaboration, Eclectic IPA Month. Each brewery will brew 6 artisanal craft beers, for a total of 12 IPA\'s for fans to enjoy throughout November. Tune in and learn what\'s new at Magnolia since Dick took the help, and what our old friend Sully has been up to as he continues to change the landscape of...

Duration:02:26:28

The Session: Adroit Theory Brewing Co.

10/19/2018
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This week on The Session, we welcome Mark Osborne, founder of Adroit Theory Brewing Company from Purcellville, Virginia. Mark tells us all about his small brewery that has brewed well over 600 different beers in just 4.5 years! They love variety and shared several of their current selections with us on the show, including BLVCK Celebration, and Imperial Porter brewed with Orio Cookies that was a big hit with the hosts. Justin tries to crush a full pint of the 9.9% ABV beer to prove how much...

Duration:02:23:44

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 for...

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 on...

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