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The Brewing Network Presents | The Session

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The original live show that brings professional brewer and homebrewer interviews, and the best in beer-tainment, right to you as we talk about homebrewing beer and craft brewing. Each episode covers specific brewing topics to inform and entertain, and world class professional brewers as guests. All the fun of real radio, without the boredom. Live listeners can participate and ask questions by joining our chatroom. Watch the live show at YouTube.com/brewingnetwork. Have a brewing question or suggestion? Email us at feedback@thebrewingnetwork.com.

The original live show that brings professional brewer and homebrewer interviews, and the best in beer-tainment, right to you as we talk about homebrewing beer and craft brewing. Each episode covers specific brewing topics to inform and entertain, and world class professional brewers as guests. All the fun of real radio, without the boredom. Live listeners can participate and ask questions by joining our chatroom. Watch the live show at YouTube.com/brewingnetwork. Have a brewing question or suggestion? Email us at feedback@thebrewingnetwork.com.

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United States

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The original live show that brings professional brewer and homebrewer interviews, and the best in beer-tainment, right to you as we talk about homebrewing beer and craft brewing. Each episode covers specific brewing topics to inform and entertain, and world class professional brewers as guests. All the fun of real radio, without the boredom. Live listeners can participate and ask questions by joining our chatroom. Watch the live show at YouTube.com/brewingnetwork. Have a brewing question or suggestion? Email us at feedback@thebrewingnetwork.com.

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English


Episodes

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | The Star Spangled Brewing Company

5/12/2021
If the military taught Joshua Romaker one thing, it's how to overcome obstacles. From his early days as a homebrewer, to his unique ways of generating enough money to open his brewery, not much held Joshua down. On today's show, we learn a bit more about The Star Spangled Brewing Company, Josh's head brewer Allen, and the beer style they are trying to create. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:52:02

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | Liquid Gravity Brewing

4/28/2021
Liquid Gravity Brewing is the brain-child of Brendan Gough. Coming from such breweries as Central Coast and Firestone-Walker, Brendan achieved his goal of opening his own space in January of 2020. Then the lockdown hit, spinning his plans off into deep space. We chat with Brendan about his journey into craft, how he approaches tailoring recipes to his unique setup, and what the pandemic meant to him and how he course-corrected. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:57:28

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | Old Town Brewing

4/15/2021
Portland is home to one of the best beer scenes in the country. So how does a brewery make a name for itself in the land of Craft? Today we chat with Adam and Andrew from Old Town Brewing to talk about just that. From IPAs to Red Ales to Pilsner, Old Town is turning out some great craft beer in the Pacific NW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:17:27

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | Ronin Fermentation Project

4/7/2021
Ronin Fermentation Project, buried deep in the Sierras of California, is the passion project of Charlie Johnson. Charlie joined Teresa and JP to chat about his craft beer timeline, traveling during COVID, and how to find success making beer in a small town nobody has ever heard of. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:46:33

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | Setting Sun Sake Brewing Co.

3/24/2021
The world of Sake and the world of Beer tend to run parallel at times. They both are steeped in tradition, and they both have their fair share of folks who want those traditions to stay the same. Then there are brewers like Josh, who come in and try to shake things up a bit. Josh started Setting Sun Sake to introduce sake to the beer world, and his approach seems to be working. Come and learn about how sake is made, and why Josh wants to upset the sake cart. Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:01:46:35

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | Wren House Brewing

3/17/2021
Brewing in Arizona presents it's challenges, but Luke and the team at Wren House are doing some great things out in the desert. Of course there are the standard hazy IPAs, and we taste a couple of those on the show, but there is also enough room up on the beer board for a steady stream of lagers. Luke cluses us in on the production of these beers, and how things are going for this young-ish Arizona brewery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:21:07

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | Karrikin Brewery and Distillery

3/3/2021
Eric Baumann is the brewer/distiller/owner of Karrikin Spirits. Located in Cincinnati, Ohio, Karrikin is pushing out some great beers, while also innovation on their spirits side. We talk with Eric about what got him into beer, how he made his journey back home to Cinci, and how you market cocktails in a can when they aren't really cocktails. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:47:19

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | Halfway Crooks Beer

2/25/2021
Joran and Shawn - the two guys behind Halfway Crooks Beer - come from two very different backgrounds, but somehow still managed to meet up and combine their passion for lagers (and weird beer labels) into something magical. Sully and JP chat about lager beer, brewery vibes, and having an inviting brand that the sole purpose is to push lagers unto the masses. Lagers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:30:38

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | Dave McLean from Admiral Maltings

2/19/2021
From his early days in the craft beer scene, Dave McLean had always been interested in the malting process. Fast forward 20 years, and dave is now heading up a craft malt house in Alameda, Ca, providing freshly malted grain to brewers and distillers nationwide. How important is fresh malt? Are there any funny puns to be made in the malt world? How erotic can ice cream really be? Find out all these answers and more on this episode of The Session! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:25:33

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | Wayfinder Beer

2/5/2021
Keeping the Pacific Northwest covered in lager beer isn't an easy task. Lucky for them, there's Kevin and the folks from Wayfinder Beer! Located in Portland, Or, Wayfinder is primarily a lager house that also does a fair amount of ale brewing. But when your flagship is a Helles (with a 4-step mash), you're probably doing lagers right. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:48:06

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | Five Suns Brewing

2/1/2021
The Bay Area craft beer scene is ever-growing, and today on The Session, we talk to one of the fresh faces making great beer out here - Five Suns Brewing. Jess Jackson, owner and brewer at this Martinez brewery, joined JP on this week's show to talk about his path from homebrewer to craft brewer, and how his small brewery is positioned to ride out the pandemic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:37:52

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | New Spring Brewing

1/27/2021
Frequent guest and friend of the show Dave Marliave makes his return to The Session! Dave's history in brewing (and life) has been full of challenges, especially with the closing of Flat Tail brewing, but that didn't stop him from pushing forward and getting back into the craft beer game. New Spring, is Dave's latest project, and we were happy to catch up with him to talk about his journey to his new location, what New Spring means to him, and what he has coming on the horizon. Learn more...

Duration:01:47:21

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | True Symmetry Brewing

1/20/2021
Sitting in the "backpack" of Fairfield, sits Suisun City, home to True Symmetry Brewing Company. Jason, brewer and owner of True Symmetry, comes on The Session to talk about his days as a homebrewer, his move to pro, and what a small brewery has to do these days to stay open. Jason and JP are also joined by Jamil and Teresa - plus two special guests! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:46:08

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | Most Popular Homebrew Topics of 2020 with Brulosophy

12/31/2020
As 2020 winds down, what better way to shift into a new year than to have a whole show dedicated to homebrewing? We invited Marshall Schott from Brulosophy on the show to give us the five more popular homebrewing subjects (according to brulosophy.com), and a little bit about each experiment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:32:20

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | Peace Tree Brewing Company

12/23/2020
Joe Kesteloot is our guest today, from Peace Tree Brewing out of Knoxville, Iowa. Peace Tree is known in the area for their stubby bottles, and their best-selling Belgian Blonde Ale, of all things! We talked about his short-lived days as a homebrewer, making the jump to professional, and sample a few of his beers! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:24:55

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | Canned Cocktails with Heretic Brewing Company

12/16/2020
Jamil and the Heretic Brewing team are known for making world-class beers. So when we realized they are also crafting some great canned cocktails, we were intrigued. The canned cocktail market is big, but the products have usually been sub-par. Today we chat with Jamil about how he approaches the cocktails Heretic makes, and how it's similar and yet different than crafting beer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:02:04:10

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | Red Clay Brewing Company

12/2/2020
Red Clay Brewing, from Alabama, Zoomed back into The Session this week. Having just been on last year, they have a lot to talk about - mainly their collaborations with Master Sommelier Emmanuel Kemijii. We chatted about using weird ingredients while still trying to adhere to some sense of beer styles. Among the usual beer chatter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:43:11

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | Mother Road Brewing Company

11/26/2020
Mother Road Brewing Company definitely walks the walk. Located in Flagstaff, Arizona, they are a company that is committed to providing a supportive workplace for their employees, as well as including their local community in the direction of their beers. Michael's brewery is set up for success, inside and out, and we had a great time chatting with him! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:42:06

The Session | Saying Good-Bye To An Old Friend: The Tasty Tribute Show

11/17/2020
The Brewing Network got together to pay our respects to Mike "Tasty" McDole. His passing leaves a gigantic Tasty Cookie-sized hole in our hearts, both on and off the air. Tasty's impact in our lives can never be measured, but it can be celebrated, and that is what we tried to do with this social distanced foregathering. Tasty was a brother to us all, and we'll miss him. Join us as we raise a pint in his honor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:02:07:43

The Session | Shutdown Special Edition | Party Beer Co.

10/30/2020
Last time Lee Bakofsky was on The Session, he was brewing beer for Eagle Rock Brewing, one of the staples of the LA craft beer scene. Now, he's moved to a brand new brewery called Party Beer Co., so we chat with him to learn all about how you transition jobs as a brewer - and open a new spot - during a pandemic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:49:03