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The original live show that brings professional brewers, interviews and the best in beertainment right to you as we talk about homebrewing beer and craft brewing. Live listeners can participate and ask questions by joing our chatroom or calling in. Podcast subscribers get all the information to take with them and listen on their own time! Each episode covers specific brewing topics to inform and entertain, and world class profesional brewers as guests. All the fun of real radio, without the boredom...The Brewing Network.

The original live show that brings professional brewers, interviews and the best in beertainment right to you as we talk about homebrewing beer and craft brewing. Live listeners can participate and ask questions by joing our chatroom or calling in. Podcast subscribers get all the information to take with them and listen on their own time! Each episode covers specific brewing topics to inform and entertain, and world class profesional brewers as guests. All the fun of real radio, without the boredom...The Brewing Network.
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The original live show that brings professional brewers, interviews and the best in beertainment right to you as we talk about homebrewing beer and craft brewing. Live listeners can participate and ask questions by joing our chatroom or calling in. Podcast subscribers get all the information to take with them and listen on their own time! Each episode covers specific brewing topics to inform and entertain, and world class profesional brewers as guests. All the fun of real radio, without the boredom...The Brewing Network.

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Episodes

The Session | Flatland Brewing Company

11/12/2019
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Flatland Brewing Company from Elk Grove, CA. joins us in studio on this episode of The Session. Co-Owner/Brewer, Andrew Mohsenzadegan, and Brewer/Cellar Dweller, Mack Sant talk to us about how they got started brewing, and how sour beer is their passion. We also hear about J's private parts, and a new plan to bring the BN in the road in 2020! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:02:47:51

The Session | Ogopogo Brewing

11/6/2019
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Jason and Ryan from Ogopogo Brewing came all the way up from San Gabriel, CA to hang out with The Session crew, and the result was a great bit of radio. Both guys are former homebrewers and have large amounts of brewing knowledge, in addition to having an extensive background brewing at large facilities. Brewing a wide range of beers - from hazy to lager - Ryan and Jason work hard to bring quality beer to market. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:02:40:45

The Session | Homebrewing for Competition

10/29/2019
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In this episode of The Session, 2019 National Homebrew Competition Ninkasi winners, Nicholas McCoy and Jeff Poriot, discuss homebrewing for competition. This duo of champion homebrewers go through every detail of how they approach brewing for competitions and share their knowledge with us. From choosing what competitions and categories to enter, to deciding on specific ingredients to use, Nick and Jeff cover it all. We also learn about how Justin narrowly avoided spending 72 hours in jail...

Duration:02:58:37

The Session | Alvarado Street Brewery

10/22/2019
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In this episode of The Session, we welcome the crew from Alvarado Street Brewing Company, out of Monterey and Salinas, California. We are joined by Co Owner and Director of Brewing, JC Hill and Lead Brewer and Haze Master General, Biggie. Alvarado Street has made some serious waves in the Craft Beer world with their stellar beers and focus on hop forward hazies and IPA's. Tune in and learn how to get the most out of your hops with tips and tricks from one of the best in the west! We also...

Duration:02:35:51

The Session | Red Clay Brewing Company

10/15/2019
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In this episode of The Session, we speak to John Corbin and Kerry McGinnis from Red Clay Brewing Company in Opelika, AL. Red Clay focuses on getting classic styles right and they prove it to us with a great Heffeweizen, Scotch Ale, Biere DeGuarde, and more. We also get a follow up from everyone's new favorite feedback listener, Ron, and we sadly, say goodbye to Beardy... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:02:48:57

The Session | Common Roots Brewing Company

9/24/2019
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This week on The Session, we speak with Common Roots Brewing Company out of South Glens Falls, New York. These folks have an incredible story after suffering a devastating fire at their brewery that nearly wiped them off the map. Now, just months later, we learn about their amazing recovery, the community that supports them, and of course, the beer that just couldn't be left in the ashes. Christian and Bert Weber share their inspiring tail with us as we taste some of there wonderful craft...

Duration:02:10:22

The Session | The Tap Brewery

9/17/2019
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This week on The Session, we welcome the folks from The Tap Brewery, from Bloomington, Indiana to our studios. We are joined by Head Brewer, Jarrod May, Assistant Brewer, Matt Grimm, and Cellarperson, Zach Rapattoni. Tune in and learn about this fast growing brewery and their focus on classic styles, turning out tons of different beer styles each year. They also brew a lot with local honey, unique fruits, and other diverse adjuncts to keep things interesting in the brew house. We also hear...

Duration:02:55:32

The Session | NHC Medalists

9/11/2019
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Winning a medal at the National Homebrew Competition is the dream of many of us. On this week's Session, we talk with four homebrewers who have achieved that dream in order to learn all we can about how they are making some of the best beer in the country. Not only did we get some great tips, but these guys were kind enough to give us the recipes for their respective medal-winning beers, plus some tidbits needed to replicate them perfectly. So settle in, sharpen that pencil, and get ready...

Duration:03:02:38

The Session | Hop Revolution

8/27/2019
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In this episode of The Session, we are excited to welcome New Zealand's newest, and largest, single hop farm, Hop Revolution. Founder and plant scientist, Susan Wheeler, and CEO Jason Judkins, came all the way from New Zealand to visit American craft breweries and appear on our show to talk about their exciting new venture. We learn about the history of hop farming in New Zealand, as well as Hop Revolution's unique founding that is tied to rugby star, Terry McCashin, from the famous All...

Duration:02:33:07

The Session | Long Beach Beer Lab

8/20/2019
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This week on The Session, we welcome Harmony and Levi Fried from Long Beach Beer Lab to the studio. Levi and Harmony have extensive education, training, and professional experience...in medical science and classic pastry making and baking. And this is where the fun begins! The dynamic duo left their previous careers behind to marry their passions (personally and literally) and open a beer lab (brewery) and bakery in Levi's hometown of Long Beach, California. Today we learn how the two met...

Duration:02:33:25

The Session | Eight Bridges Brewing Co.

8/16/2019
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In this episode of The Session, we are joined by Brewmaster and Co-Owner, Justin Beardsley, from Eight Bridges Brewing Company, out of Livermore, California. Eight Bridges focuses on producing difficult styles very well, and puts quality control at the top of their list of priorities. We learn about Justin's refusal to use inferior ingredients, and how he started with humble homebrewing roots and has now built a successful family craft beer business. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:02:21:26

The Session | Humble Sea Brewing Co.

7/30/2019
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Humble Sea Brewing Company from Santa Cruz, CA. joins us in-studio on this episode of The Session. Cofounder and Brewmaster Nick Pavlina, along with Cofounder and Creative Director Frank Scott Krueger, talk to us about their very humble beginnings (no pun intended), and how they managed to start their brewery with a one barrel brew system and $10,000. Today they make their creations on a 10 barrel system and serve out of their Santa Cruz tasting room. We learn about their delicious beers,...

Duration:02:38:06

The Session | Toasted Barrel Brewery

7/16/2019
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Lynn Litchfield from Toasted Barrel Brewery came all the way out from Salt Lake City, Utah, to be on The Session with us. As a long-time Brewing Network Listener, he felt it was the only way to do it! Lynn is a former homebrewer/barber/concrete guy who became a commercial brewer/concrete guy/barber on the side. Some things never change, I guess. Lynn's focus is on kettle sours and mixed fermentation, with a few IPA's thrown in for good measure. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:02:26:01

The Session | Weathered Souls Brewing Co.

7/9/2019
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In this episode of The Session, we are joined by Marcus Baskerville from Weathered Souls Brewing Company in San Antonio, Texas. Marcus flew out to join us in-studio and brought some incredibly unique creations to share. From a stellar American Light Lager (brewed with a very unique yeast from White Labs, WLP925 High Pressure Lager Yeast) to an Imperial Milk Stout that he boiled for 24 hours, Marcus runs the gamut of styles and does them all very well. We also get to meet his family, which...

Duration:03:00:57

The Session | East Brother Beer Co.

6/25/2019
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East Brother Beer Company, from Richmond, CA. joins us in the studio for this episode of The Session. Head Brewer, Paul Liszewski and Co-Founder, Rob Lightner, share with us their incredibly well made craft beer, focusing on classic styles, fresh from the brewery. We get to taste killer examples of Vienna Lager, Bohemian Pils, Oatmeal Stout, and West Coast Double IPA. Each one nails the style and reminds us of why we brewcast. We also learn about the unique community they reside in, that has...

Duration:02:46:04

The Session | Riip Beer Company

6/11/2019
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This week on The Session, we welcome Ian McCall from Riip Beer Company in Huntington Beach, California. Riip started out as a nano brewery using a MoreBeer Brew Sculpture to craft their beers. Today, they are an award winning brewery destination with some serious brewing chops. Tune in and learn about their fabulous beers (we're big fans now!). Also, JP, Sully and Justin reminisce about the old days of the BN and we learn about Sully being super-human on last week's show after a major health...

Duration:02:40:43

The Session | Burgeon Beer Company

6/4/2019
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This week on The Session, we are joined in-studio by Burgeon Beer Company, out of Carlsbad, California. Listen in as Co-Founder and Head Brewer, Anthony Tallman, and Co-Founder and Director of Operations, Derek Van Leeuwen, talk to us about their unique and charitable business model that supports environmental initiatives. We'll also learn about their love of hoppy beers, of which many of theirs have earned them medals. In addition to all the great Burgeon Beer discussion, we celebrate the...

Duration:02:03:20

The Session | Ghost Town Brewing

5/21/2019
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Ghost Town Brewing, from Oakland, California, joins us in-studio to talk about how hoppy beers are not what they seem. We are joined by Head Brewer, Justin Burdt, and owner, Ryan Nosek, to talk about their lightening fast growth and love of unique hops. We revitalize an old discussion on early IBU's vs. late additions, learn about some old school recipe techniques, and taste some great examples of several styles of great craft beer! We also reminisce about old fan songs dedicated to Beevo,...

Duration:03:12:28

The Session | Live From Russian River

5/16/2019
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The Session crew heads up to Windsor, CA to broadcast live from the all new Russian River Brewing Company! Vinnie and Natalie Cilurzo invited us to their spectacular new brewery for a day of tours, fun and incredible beer. To round out the day, we set up in the entirely unique, and so so cool, Koelschip room. Vinnie and Natalie custom built this room to create spontaneously fermented beer, and even filled it with wort that day so that one day in the future (maybe 2-3 years) we will have a...

Duration:02:50:53

The Session | Solid Ground Brewing

5/7/2019
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This week on The Session we welcome Solid Ground Brewing, from Diamond Springs, CA. to the studio. We are joined by co-owners KC Sare and Scott Johnson. These guys love brewing clean fermented, continental ales and lagers, but they bring us some big surprises! They've got some big brewery process chops that they use in their brew house that gives them a unique perspective on craft beer. But what sets them apart is their attention to detail and their combination of viticulture and brewing...

Duration:02:53:25