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Join the @greatbeerwomen as they adventure through the craft beer culture in an attempt to find the story behind the beer and learn all they can along the way. #womenlovebeer

Join the @greatbeerwomen as they adventure through the craft beer culture in an attempt to find the story behind the beer and learn all they can along the way. #womenlovebeer
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Portland, ME

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Join the @greatbeerwomen as they adventure through the craft beer culture in an attempt to find the story behind the beer and learn all they can along the way. #womenlovebeer

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English


Episodes

Slope-Shredding Ski Beers at Sunday River; Entry 113

4/27/2018
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So Amanda has been bustling around Sunday River, a ski resort in Maine, shredding up the Spring Brew Fest. With a set of five questions—all ski related, of course, she finds out what kind skier and snowboarder these beer drinkers are. And the most important question of them all: what is your favorite après ski […] The post Slope-Shredding Ski Beers at Sunday River; Entry 113 appeared first on Great Beer Adventure.

Duration:00:31:47

Pairing Music and Beer at Sunaana; Entry 112

3/30/2018
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Amanda ventured deep into a world of beer and music from not only Maine, but Norway and Iceland. Strapped with her Lara Croft microphone halter, she prowls the Sunaana, a beer and music festival, looking for tune makers, beer drinkers, and quiet nooks to talk. Hang onto your lederhosen, go backstage, and join Amanda on […] The post Pairing Music and Beer at Sunaana; Entry 112 appeared first on Great Beer Adventure.

Duration:00:29:11

Extreme Beer (Fest) Adventure; Entry 111

2/23/2018
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Extreme Beer Festival Great Beer Adventure has replaced all its spent kegs and the taps are flowing again. Amanda returns with fresh audio from the BeerAdvocate hosted Extreme Beer Festival in Boston (February 2-3). What’s an extreme beer festival? Well, you’ll have to hit play to find out. If you asked me though…I’m imagining medieval […] The post Extreme Beer (Fest) Adventure; Entry 111 appeared first on Great Beer Adventure.

Duration:00:35:33

Hoorah For the Maine Beer Adventure; Entry 110

10/13/2017
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All good adventures eventually make room for a lull in the excitement and newness that marks a journey well-traveled. Episode 110 marks the end of Season 2, where Amanda will be taking a well-earned break into the New Year. She’ll be back in 2018 to bring your more expeditions of beer-related grandeur and wonderment. This […] The post Hoorah For the Maine Beer Adventure; Entry 110 appeared first on Great Beer Adventure.

Duration:00:15:25

Beer Meets Wood – Conversations of Arboreal Wonderment; Entry 109

9/29/2017
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Beer Meets Wood is a magical event in downtown Portland Maine that pairs tree stuff with beer stuff in fun and interesting ways. So yeah, you can bet your fanny pack and beer holsters Amanda rolled up in there with a hot mic and timeless questions like, “If wood could talk, and beer could talk, […] The post Beer Meets Wood – Conversations of Arboreal Wonderment; Entry 109 appeared first on Great Beer Adventure.

Duration:00:29:12

Roadtrippin’ to Mapcon 2017; Entry 108

9/15/2017
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Fill your cooler and buckle up – we’re headed for a road trip edition of Great Beer Adventure to Mapcon 2017 in Swedesboro New Jersey. This is a podcaster’s conference through and through. You couldn’t find a better place to do some field recording, try out a new brewery, and make some new friends. With […] The post Roadtrippin’ to Mapcon 2017; Entry 108 appeared first on Great Beer Adventure.

Duration:00:39:37

Time Traveling Back to the Craft Brewers Conference; Entry 107

9/1/2017
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This week we’re jumping in a time machine crafted from an old fermenter and heading back to April – namely the Craft Brewers Conference. Amanda spent a few days getting dozens of people on mic to talk about everything from brewery pets to beers that gave attendees their first “Ah ha!” moment. Prepare from some […] The post Time Traveling Back to the Craft Brewers Conference; Entry 107 appeared first on Great Beer Adventure.

Duration:00:23:37

Start Your Own Brewery – Advice; Entry 106

8/18/2017
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Amanda is wrapping up her series on starting your own brewery this week. She’ll be asking a handful of brewers what their once piece of advice is if you’re thinking about getting elbow deep in hops and grain. Not surprisingly, no one said throwing sprinkles into the brewing process was a good idea (although if […] The post Start Your Own Brewery – Advice; Entry 106 appeared first on Great Beer Adventure.

Duration:00:27:38

Start Your Own Brewery – The Hardest Part; Entry 105

8/4/2017
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Part two of Amanda’s Start Your Own Brewery series features a host of brewers discussing what they found to be the hardest part of getting their beer, taps, and bottles up and running. Their answers range from paperwork and licenses to taking out the trash. Listen up for some firsthand insight, a discussion of what […] The post Start Your Own Brewery – The Hardest Part; Entry 105 appeared first on Great Beer Adventure.

Duration:00:26:35

Start Your Own Brewery – Paperwork Woes; Entry 104

7/21/2017
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Amanda has been brewing like a champ. Getting dehydrated in the steamy confines of breweries while, at home, she’s swarmed with summer distraction fairies. All while barely having a roof over her head. Despite all the summer fun, in this episode Amanda kicks off her series on what it takes to open up a brewery. […] The post Start Your Own Brewery – Paperwork Woes; Entry 104 appeared first on Great Beer Adventure.

Duration:00:36:54

The Great Lagerfest Roundtable Adventure; Entry 97

5/5/2017
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There are lagers all around this week in Heidi Geist’s studio as Amanda sits down with Sean from Banded Horn, Tom from Dirigo Brewing, and Ashley from Austin Street Brewing. There will be some beer history and a fair amount of giggling. Prepare for dad jokes and subtle palate flavors put into your head (unwillingly […] The post The Great Lagerfest Roundtable Adventure; Entry 97 appeared first on Great Beer Adventure.

Duration:00:54:06

Sours Only With Inoculum Ale Works; Entry 096

4/28/2017
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Amanda is back in Florida this week at Ten 10 Brewing with Nick Moench, head brewer of Inoculum Ale Works. Steve Schmidt from the Market the Brew podcast set her up with Nick since she was coming into Orlando the same day 10 Ten was hosting a bottle release for Inoculum. Sound like a complicated […] The post Sours Only With Inoculum Ale Works; Entry 096 appeared first on Great Beer Adventure.

Duration:00:11:30

Travel, Beer, and Imagination with Nathaniel Boyle; Entry 095

4/21/2017
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If you haven’t caught on yet, Amanda does a fair bit of traveling and beer exploring. She’s in Boston this week with a like-minded guest: Nathaniel Boyle, host of the Traveler’s podcast. Beer can be a great indicator of creativity lurking around different cities and countries. Passion and imagination are contagious, after all. So get […] The post Travel, Beer, and Imagination with Nathaniel Boyle; Entry 095 appeared first on Great Beer Adventure.

Duration:00:58:49

Strong Rope Brewery; Entry 094

4/14/2017
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Amanda is back in New York for her last brief brewery bio in the state, for now. She’s popping in at Strong Rope Brewery to hang out with Jason Sahler, Strong Rope’s head brewer (and pretty much head everything). Strong Rope puts a heavy focus on highlighting locally grown ingredients in their beer. The brewery’s […] The post Strong Rope Brewery; Entry 094 appeared first on Great Beer Adventure.

Duration:00:06:06

Marketing the Magic of Beer with Steve Schmidt; Entry 093

4/7/2017
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Steve Schmidt, a fellow beer podcaster, joins Amanda this week back at Podfest in Orlando. Steve is the host of Market the Brew – a podcast devoted to, you guessed it, how to market beer! With the craft brewery explosion/revolution/fermented yeast apocalypse, there is a lot a brewery needs to keep in mind when developing […] The post Marketing the Magic of Beer with Steve Schmidt; Entry 093 appeared first on Great Beer Adventure.

Duration:00:27:41

Threes Brewing; Entry 092

3/31/2017
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Amanda is in Brooklyn this week uncovering the secrets of Threes Brewing at 333 Douglas Street. Justin insists the brewery’s name comes from the address, and perhaps the addition of his partners, Greg and Josh, which forms a founding trifecta. They also share their space with a coffee shop and a restaurant (making for three […] The post Threes Brewing; Entry 092 appeared first on Great Beer Adventure.

Duration:00:05:55

Brew Marketing with Bad Rhino’s Marty McDonald; Entry 091

3/24/2017
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Amanda is back in sunny Orlando with hipster safari animals, ashtray beer, and Marty McDonald from Bad Rhino Marketing. We’re diving into how breweries maintain their voice and brand in order to stay distinct as the craft beer movement continues to soar. So yes, this means they are talking beer names – both good ones […] The post Brew Marketing with Bad Rhino’s Marty McDonald; Entry 091 appeared first on Great Beer Adventure.

Duration:00:45:29

LIC Beer Project; Entry 090

3/17/2017
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This week Amanda is back in New York at LIC Beer Project with Damon and Thomas. From the outside you’d have no clue there was a brewery lurking behind the door. Inside you’ll find beers focused on farmhouse ales and other Belgian styled beers. This is due, in part, because LIC feels these beers are […] The post LIC Beer Project; Entry 090 appeared first on Great Beer Adventure.

Duration:00:12:21

Drinking Disney Magic With Jen Briney; Entry 089

3/10/2017
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This week Amanda is catching some sun down in Orlando with Jen Briney from Congressional Dish – a podcast where she breaks down bills passing through Congress so you can decide whether your representatives are, you know, actually representing you. Prepare for some sunshine in your face, sleuth theme park drinking, and the ever elusive […] The post Drinking Disney Magic With Jen Briney; Entry 089 appeared first on Great Beer Adventure.

Duration:00:31:29

Revival Brewing – Partnering With Local Businesses; Entry 088

3/3/2017
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Sean Larkin is the Brewmaster at Revival Brewing. He also made exceptional brews for Trinity Brewpub from episode 082. Revival is a bit of a standout in the Rhode Island brew scene. Sean feels as though their location caught a lot of flak when they initially opened. But Sean believes that the Providence suburbs deserve […] The post Revival Brewing – Partnering With Local Businesses; Entry 088 appeared first on Great Beer Adventure.

Duration:00:20:16