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Tap the Craft Podcast - Craft Beer Education

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Tap the Craft is an informational craft beer podcast 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 is something you.

Tap the Craft is an informational craft beer podcast 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 is something you.

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United States

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Tap the Craft is an informational craft beer podcast 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 is something you.

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English


Episodes

Tap the Craft Episode 155: Italian Pilsners

7/2/2020
It’s Episode 155 and we discuss a few craft beer articles starting with showcasing the Italian Pilsner style and then moving on to the new Deschutes Brewery anniversary ale and finishing off with a strange turn of events for Kona Brewing in Hawaii. Plus we offer a lot of random beer talk as well. So

Duration:01:43:09

Tap the Craft Episode 154: Brewer’s Yeast , Part Deux

6/18/2020
It’s Episode 154 and we finish our discussion with brewers yeast…discover the nutritional requirements and by-products produced during the brewing process. These by-products change depending on whether the yeast has sufficient or deficient nutrients in the wort. We get slightly sciencey but in a fun way. Plus we offer a lot of random beer talk

Duration:01:28:12

Tap the Craft Episode 153: Brewer’s Yeast Lowdown

6/4/2020
It’s Episode 153 and we discuss brewers yeast…discover the many different criteria that must be taken into consideration when selecting a yeast for beer production, as well as the life cycle of yeast during the process. Plus we offer a lot of random beer talk as well. So grab a beer and enjoy the show!

Duration:01:24:00

Tap the Craft Episode 152: Is Maibock Better Than Your Bock?

5/21/2020
It’s Episode 152 and we discuss a great springtime style that many listeners may not be familiar with…the German-style Maibock. We dive into some history behind the style, as well as some style notes and commercial offerings. Plus we offer a lot of random beer talk as well. So grab a beer and enjoy the

Duration:01:28:51

Tap the Craft Episode 151: Wasps, Wine and Beer

5/7/2020
It’s Episode 151 and we discuss a couple interesting craft beer articles…one about harvesting yeast from wasps and making beer with it, and another about mixing wine with beer to create a new style of beer called oenobeer. Plus we offer a lot of random beer talk as well. So grab a beer and enjoy

Duration:01:29:17

Tap the Craft Episode 150: My Pizza Came Too Fast

4/23/2020
We made it to Episode 150 and we celebrate by having the largest number of people on air at the same time. Welcome the Kudzal/Carlson clan…we have husband and wife beer tourist extraordinaires, Jim Kudzal and Tara Carlson along with their daughter Andelle Kudzal who follows in their love of craft beer and daughter Haven

Duration:02:22:22

Tap the Craft Episode 149: Talking Corona Crisis with Trek Brewing

4/9/2020
In Episode 149 we bring back a good friend to help us talk about the impact of the coronavirus quarantine on small independent craft breweries. John Ream of Trek Brewing, located outside of Columbus, OH, updates us on how Trek Brewing has grown over the last 18 months and provides his inside look at surviving

Duration:01:28:46

Tap the Craft Episode 148: The History of Dry Stout

3/26/2020
St Patrick’s Day has passed, but in Episode 148 we bring you a touch of Irish with the history of the dry stout along with a brief style overview. We hope this shorter show will bring you some joy in the present CoronaVirus chaos. So grab a beer and enjoy the show! We are proud

Duration:01:15:29

Tap the Craft Episode 147: OK Brew Scene with Core4 Brewing

3/12/2020
In Episode 147 we bring you another brewery interview, this time from Oklahoma City with our friend and listener Buck Buchanan, one of four owners of Core4 Brewing. We get an inside look at how the beer laws have changed in Oklahoma and the growth of the brewery industry in the state. We also discover

Duration:01:38:18

Tap the Craft Episode 146: It’s Jim Dandy

2/27/2020
In Episode 146 we are happy to share with you an interview with the owners/brewers from Jim Dandy Brewing in Pocatello, ID. We learn how Davis and Hailee Gove started their brewing journey and why they were moved to bring their craft to south eastern Idaho. Some great conversation you don’t want to miss! We

Duration:02:23:13

Tap the Craft Episode 145: Old Brown Belgian Ale

2/13/2020
In Episode 145 we talk about some old brown ale from Belgium…the Flanders Oud Bruin style. Find out what makes this gateway sour ale so special and why it’s a great beer to cellar for a few years too. We also discuss a couple articles provided by listeners and have more voicemail. So grab a

Duration:01:31:46

Tap the Craft Episode 144: Craft Beer Sports Sponsorships

1/30/2020
In Episode 144 we discuss how craft beer has penetrated into major sports sponsorships, as well as the current big beer stranglehold in the stands and stadiums. We also briefly cover the “state of craft beer in 2019” and announce our last BCUPs contest winner. So grab a beer and enjoy the show! We are

Duration:01:26:42

Tap the Craft Episode 143: History of Belgian Witbier

1/16/2020
In Episode 143 we revisit a topic briefly discussed during our history of beer segments…the Belgian Witbier. We discuss the history of the style and how it was resurrected, as well as a brief explanation of the tasting style notes. We also have a ton of listener feedback and voicemails…and an article about a major

Duration:01:38:36

Tap the Craft Episode 142: Hello 2020

1/2/2020
In Episode 142 we talk about our Year in Beer stats and a blog post from BeerCrunchers.com talking about some interesting predictions in the beer industry for 2020. Plus a lot of random beer conversation. So grab a beer and enjoy the show! Don’t forget to enter the final BCUPs contest by leaving a voicemail

Duration:02:01:56

Tap the Craft Special #8 – 40cast Brew Buzz Ep72

12/26/2019
The segment you are listening to today aired on Ep72 of the 40cast in Oct 2011. We talk about the history of the India Pale Ale beer style. Now remember this aired back in 2011 when the IPA was just becoming to be the go to craft beer. I hope you get some enjoyment from

Duration:00:11:46

Tap the Craft Episode 141: All About Open Fermentation

12/19/2019
In Episode 141 we learn about open fermentation and processes surrounding it. Denny talks about his beer experiences while visiting Israel and Kris talks about his latest home brew. Enter the final BCUPs contest by leaving a voicemail at 208-536-3359. Plus a lot of random beer conversation. So grab a beer and enjoy the show!

Duration:02:10:22

Tap the Craft Special #7 – 40cast Brew Buzz Ep71

12/12/2019
The segment you are listening to today aired on Ep71 of the 40cast in Sept 2011. We talk about easing people into craft beer through gateway beers and how to pick the right beer to start you on your craft beer journey. I hope you get some enjoyment from this bonus content.

Duration:00:13:49

Tap the Craft Episode 140: The History of Beer, Pt3

12/4/2019
In Episode 140 we teach you about some beer history, going back to 1850AD and ending at present day. Plus a lot of random beer conversation. So grab a beer and enjoy the show! We are proud to partner with B Cups, supplier of Outdoor Craft Beer Cups, for partnering up with us and I

Duration:01:44:26

Tap the Craft Special #6 – 40cast Brew Buzz Ep69

11/28/2019
The segment you are listening to today aired on Ep69 of the 40cast in Sept 2011. We dive into some beer style history with the porter and stout. These styles are perfect for those cool fall and winter days. I hope you get some enjoyment from this bonus content.

Duration:00:15:53

Tap the Craft Episode 139: The History of Beer, Pt2

11/21/2019
In Episode 139 we teach you about some beer history, going back to 1600AD and ending at 1850AD. We also finally discuss an article describing the different types of people you see on brewery tours. Plus a lot of random beer conversation. So grab a beer and enjoy the show! We are proud to partner

Duration:01:49:45