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Tap the Craft is an informational podcast about craft beer and targeting the everyday beer drinker. The hosts are craft beer enthusiasts whose passion for this hobby comes out in the show. This podcast is focused on talking about the craft beer hobby in layman terms, not elitist speak. Entry into craft beer should not be a daunting and scary endeavor, so we want to help you learn about craft beer so you too can become a craft beer enthusiast. So whether you are well experienced or new to craft beer, there should be something you.

Tap the Craft is an informational podcast about craft beer and targeting the everyday beer drinker. The hosts are craft beer enthusiasts whose passion for this hobby comes out in the show. This podcast is focused on talking about the craft beer hobby in layman terms, not elitist speak. Entry into craft beer should not be a daunting and scary endeavor, so we want to help you learn about craft beer so you too can become a craft beer enthusiast. So whether you are well experienced or new to craft beer, there should be something you.
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Tap the Craft is an informational podcast about craft beer and targeting the everyday beer drinker. The hosts are craft beer enthusiasts whose passion for this hobby comes out in the show. This podcast is focused on talking about the craft beer hobby in layman terms, not elitist speak. Entry into craft beer should not be a daunting and scary endeavor, so we want to help you learn about craft beer so you too can become a craft beer enthusiast. So whether you are well experienced or new to craft beer, there should be something you.

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Episodes

Tap the Craft Episode 99: Discover German Altbier

5/10/2018
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In episode 99 we take a look at a lesser known German beer style called Altbier. Why talk about this style? Because Denny found a really good one and wants to talk about the style and encourage our listeners to check out the style for themselves. We also discuss an article listing the top 50

Duration:01:18:43

Tap the Craft Episode 98: Reinventing Fisher Brewing

4/26/2018
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In episode 98 we take a look at a Utah brewery that was resurrected from the ashes 50 years after the last beer was poured. Denny visited A. Fisher Brewing in Salt Lake City and was not only impressed with the great flavorful beer, but also the nostalgia of the brand. So grab a beer

Duration:00:58:51

Tap the Craft Episode 97: Glitter Beer Giddiness

4/12/2018
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There’s a new beer fad out there causing a mesmerizing enchantment on craft beer lovers across the nation. In episode 97, John and Denny talk glitter beer and how it’s unique ingredient can win over even the burliest of beer drinkers. We also discuss the fall of Green Flash Brewing and some misleading beer labels.

Duration:01:36:09

Tap the Craft Episode 96: Welcome to Alefort

3/29/2018
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John and Denny talk beer and get caught up on the opening of Trek Brewing. We also talk about the Boise Treefort Music Festival and more importantly the Alefort Beer Festival. So grab a beer and enjoy! We are proud to partner with HOPCLOTH apparel and invite you to visit their site at https://www.hopcloth.com to

Duration:01:30:36

Tap the Craft Episode 95: Beer Trading 101

3/15/2018
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Have you tried everything your local area has to offer? Well join Denny and Kris in Ep95 where we talk all about beer trading. Find out the ins and outs of the practice and some tricks of the trade. Discover the trials and tribulations of navigating the Tampa Beer Week this year…maybe you don’t want

Duration:01:33:32

Tap the Craft Episode 94: Baltic Porter Season

3/1/2018
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It’s winter time and the air is cold, so why not warm yourself up with a unique lager called the Baltic Porter. In Episode 94 we discuss the Baltic Porter style, as well as talk about a few noteworthy beers of the style you can try. Find out what a “Can Jam” is and the

Duration:01:23:12

Tap the Craft Episode 93: Immaculate Inoculation: A Wild Beer Story

2/15/2018
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Episode 93 brings back our buddy Kris and we take a walk on the wild side with spontaneous fermented wild beer. Learn about the difference between sour and wild beer and how brewers achieve spontaneous fermentation. We also discuss the aging and blending process required to get that tasty beverage into your glass. Get your

Duration:01:38:13

Tap the Craft Episode 92: Taproom Cleanliness

2/1/2018
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It is the season for sickness and in Episode 92 we look at taproom cleanliness and the opportunity for passing harmful bacteria and viruses onto the customer. We also answer the question of whether or not the alcohol in beer can help kill off the common cold or influenza. We also discuss several news articles.

Duration:01:39:00

Tap the Craft Episode 91: Barrel Aged Beers Exposed

1/18/2018
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Episode 91 dives into the world of barrel aged beers as Denny and John review the BJCP Specialty Wood Aged style guidelines and John discusses barrel aging and what to expect from Trek Brewing. Denny has a lot of beer activity and highlights a couple Utah breweries and more Israel beer tastings. We also have

Duration:01:42:52

Tap the Craft Episode 90: Bring On 2018

1/4/2018
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John and Denny bring in the new year with Episode 90 chatting about some beer trends of 2017 and some possible trends for 2018. John gets a box of whalez and talks about one beer that only uses dry hopping for bittering. Denny continues his holiday partying and finishes off 2017 with a lazy day.

Duration:01:48:03

Tap the Craft Episode 89: Best Seasonal Beers of 2017

12/21/2017
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In Episode 89 we once again are joined by our buddy Kris to discuss our favorite seasonal beers of 2017. This is the last of our four segments we are doing to celebrate some great beers drank in 2017. We also have a ton of listener feedback that leads to great beer conversation. So grab

Duration:01:59:41

Tap the Craft Episode 82: American Cream Ale

9/14/2017
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Episode 82 is a short one covering the American Cream Ale style guidelines according to the BJCP. Denny also talks about the third annual 10 Barrel Brewing IPA Beer Wars festival and some noteworthy beers. So grab a beer and enjoy! We are proud to partner with HOPCLOTH apparel and invite you to visit their

Duration:00:58:57

Tap the Craft Episode 81: Scofflaw’d Customer Satisfaction

8/31/2017
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In Episode 81 we discuss an article concerning how a new popular Atlanta brewery is handling some criticism on social media. Social media can be a huge benefit to small craft breweries, but it can also help kill your brand if not used responsibly. There is also a lot of beer talk covering beers from

Duration:01:49:35

Tap the Craft Episode 80: Dangers of Brewing

8/17/2017
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In Episode 80 we get get a little serious and discuss the dangers of operating a commercial brewery and focus our topic around kettle boil overs. We summarize the story of Kerry Caldwell’s brewery accident told on the Master Brewers Association of America’s podcast episode “Breathe, Breathe, Breathe, Scream.” There is also discussion on a

Duration:01:56:45

Tap the Craft Episode 79: Best Beers List

8/3/2017
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In Episode 79 Kris, John and Denny decide to make their own best beer list to share with the community. So find out what beers make the cut and feel free to make your own list and share with us. We also discuss the recent announcement of Short’s Brewing and Lagunitas partnership. We are proud

Duration:01:56:52

Tap the Craft Episode 78: Scaling Your Brew

7/20/2017
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In Episode 78 we discuss the process of scaling your beer recipes to higher capacity batches. John even discusses the methods for going up to commercial quantities. We discuss a couple news articles, one on a possible comeback of non-alcoholic beers and another on the Top 10 beers rated by thousands of members from the

Duration:01:50:31

Tap the Craft Episode 77: Festival Road Trip

7/6/2017
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We deliver information on keeping your draft beer lines clean and a road trip to the Portland Craft Beer Festival in Episode 77. We also discuss the new Brewers Association Independent craft brewer seal and announce the winner of our HOPCLOTH shirt contest. Find out what beer John gave a 5 cap rating to and

Duration:01:42:16

Tap the Craft Episode 76: The Wee Heavy Show

6/22/2017
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We bring our buddy Kris McKenzie back in Episode 76 and talk about Scotch Ales. We cover the 2015 BJCP style guidelines for the Strong British Wee Heavy style, as well as have live tasting notes with the Founders Dirty Bastard Scotch Ale. We also talk about an article from the Brewers Association on coconut

Duration:01:55:24

Tap the Craft Episode 75: Tasting Sawtooth Ales

6/8/2017
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We dive into two Sawtooth Brewery ales in Episode 75. John and Denny provide tasting notes on the Sunnyside Session Wheat Ale and the Idahome IPA showcasing the Idaho 7 hops. John also talks about the permits and licensing required to open a brewery in Ohio. We discuss the Trek Brewing Indiegogo campaign and invite

Duration:02:07:37

Tap the Craft Episode 74: Asheville Brew Crawl #WhalezBro

5/25/2017
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In Episode 74 we have Kris McKenzie joining us to share his experiences in Asheville, NC and talk about the craft beer scene. We also discuss an article about Beerslanging and breakdown some of the most common used beer slang. There is also a Check it Out segment highlighting another great craft beer podcast called

Duration:01:49:13

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