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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 112: Ladies Night

11/8/2018
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In Episode 112 we invite our wives to join us on the show to talk about their craft beer journeys. Get a little insight on how the ladies of Tap the Craft got started with craft beer and how their tastes evolved (and even shifted 180 degrees) over the years. Check out our recommendation for

Duration:01:44:03

Tap the Craft Episode 111: Barley Futures, Candy & Beer Pairings

10/25/2018
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Join Kris and Denny for Episode 111 where we review a couple articles provided by our listeners. Is beer in jeopardy in the future due to climate change? Will Lagunitas Brewing survive the economic turmoil of late? Do you want to learn about pairing halloween candy with craft beer? Well we have just what you

Duration:01:17:21

Tap the Craft Episode 110: Strong Ale vs. Old Ale vs. Barleywine

10/11/2018
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It’s Episode 110 and Kris McKenzie is once again joining Denny to help host the show while John tends bar at Trek Brewing. In this episode we dive into the nuances of three british ales that are so similar to one another that most people don’t know which they are drinking. Find out the differences

Duration:01:11:40

Tap the Craft Episode 109: 2018 Great American Beer Festival

9/27/2018
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It’s that time of year again…yes, we discuss the 2018 Great American Beer Festival in Episode 109. We have Kris McKenzie once again joining Denny to help host the show while John tends bar at Trek Brewing. So grab a beer and enjoy the show! We are proud to partner with B Cups, supplier of

Duration:01:21:06

Tap the Craft Episode 108: Blonde Ales Matter

9/13/2018
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In Episode 108 Kris McKenzie joins Denny to talk about Blonde Ales and to catch up on his beer adventures. Sometimes blonde ales don’t get the attention of other more popular styles, but in this episode we will get you excited to order up that blonde ale during your next brewery visit. So grab a

Duration:01:29:17

Tap the Craft Episode 107: Israel Beer Adventures 2018

8/30/2018
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Denny’s back in country and he has some tales to tell on Episode 107. Find out what new beer adventures were experienced in Israel and a couple must visit beer places. We also received our review samples of the Arcadia Motorhead Road Crew IPA…so we provide our tasting notes of this mad metal collaboration. So

Duration:01:20:29

Tap the Craft Episode 106: Radler, the Bite You Need this Summer

8/16/2018
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It’s Episode 106 and we dive into a summer treat discussing an article listing 8 must drink Radlers during the warmer days of summer. We also discuss a few extra great Radlers we enjoy that were not on the list. So grab a beer and enjoy the show! Link to Show Notes Page for

Duration:00:59:58

Tap the Craft Episode 105: English Bitter vs English IPA

8/2/2018
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Episode 105 kicks off season 5 with a little education on the English Bitters and how they differ from the English IPA. So grab a beer and enjoy the show! Link to Show Notes Page for all episodes: http://openforumradio.com/tap-the-craft-podcast-show-notes/

Duration:01:05:52

Tap the Craft Episode 104: Great Way to End Season 4

7/19/2018
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It’s Episode 104 and can you believe we just finished four years of the show?! And what better way to celebrate than with a meetup event at Trek Brewing! So this show is all about the event and Denny’s vacation adventures. We talk about a lot of different beers found on the East Coast. So

Duration:01:50:54

Tap the Craft Episode 103: You Asked, We Answer

7/5/2018
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It’s Episode 103 and we take on a few listener questions…some from the last episode, some from beer articles and one from a listener looking into home brewing equipment advice. Denny also talks about his beer adventures in Las Vegas and talks about his first glitter beer experience. So grab a beer and enjoy the

Duration:01:38:21

Tap the Craft Episode 102: The Solo Show

6/21/2018
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It’s Episode 102 and the format is a little different…but hopefully it works. Denny is solo and talks about the beer trends seen in the first third of 2018 according to the Brewers Association. He also talks about a new music collaboration beer release between Arcadia Brewing and MOTORHEAD called Road Crew IPA. It’s another

Duration:00:46:10

Tap the Craft Episode 101: Juicy or Hazy Styles

6/7/2018
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In episode 101 we take on the juicy or hazy beer style according to the new additions to the Brewers Association 2018 style guidelines. We keep on track and put out a short show this week. So grab a beer and enjoy the show! Link to Show Notes Page for all episodes: http://openforumradio.com/tap-the-craft-podcast-show-notes/

Duration:00:55:26

Tap the Craft Episode 100: German Pils with Special Guests

5/24/2018
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In episode 100 we celebrate by inviting a couple friends and talking about German Pilsner style guidelines, as well as do tasting notes with the North Coast Scrimshaw pilsner. Denny finishes his review of Tavour and we reminisce over the past 99 episodes. See if our favorite and wishlist beers hold up over two years.

Duration:01:47:29

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! Link to Show Notes Page for all episodes: http://openforumradio.com/tap-the-craft-podcast-show-notes/

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