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New York City publican Jimmy Carbone plays host to an audio ale salon celebrating the world of craft beer. Through discussions with beer industry insiders and knowledgeable beer fans from across the country, Jimmy and his friends explore every aspect of the brewer's craft from grains to pint glass and tasting to toasting.




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Episode 400: Episode 400! Anne Becerra & NYC Breweries

It's the 400th episode of Beer Sessions Radio! Joining Jimmy in the studio are Nick, Kevin, and Blake from the brand new Five Boroughs Brewing, as well as Merlin Ward from Wartega Brewing, also in Industry City. And our good friend Anne Becerra is back in the co-host chair tonight!

Duration: 00:49:54

Episode 399: Transatlantic Collaboration: NYC Brews in Germany

We’ve got some great guests joining us tonight including Ethan Long of Rockaway Brewing, Pete Lengyel of KCBC Brewing, and Joel Shelton of Shelton Brothers Imports. And later on the the show, we’ll be taking a call-in from Jacob Gram Alsin, Operations Manager of Mikkeller in Denmark, about the upcoming Copenhagen Beer Celebration happening in Boson later this month.

Duration: 00:15:09

Episode 398: Washington County, NY

On this special episode of Beer Sessions Radio, Jimmy travels to Washington County, New York, northeast of Albany on the Vermont border. The county is largely agricultural in nature, and has no cities within its borders. The New York state farm brewery and cider license programs have had a positive impact on this community. Tune in to hear Jimmy speak with Matt Stewart of Argyle Brewing, Nate and Eric Darrow of Saratoga Hard Cider, Chef Adam Bigelow, congressional candidate, Don Boyajian,...

Duration: 01:09:32

Episode 397: Diane Flynt of Foggy Ridge Cider

On this week's episode of Beer Sessions Radio, we present a special recording with Diane Flynt of Foggy Ridge Cider in Virginia. As a part of the American fine cider movement, Foggy Ridge aims to revive the artisan cider-making tradition, and improve on that model with modern cider-making tools. We first met Diane at the first Cider Week NYC in 2011, and the event has since expanded to Virginia. This interview was recorded at Jimmy's No. 43 in 2015.

Duration: 00:50:41

Episode 396: Farm Breweries

On the season finale of Beer Sessions Radio, we've got Evan Watson from Plan Bee Farm Brewery, Barry Labendz and Derek Dellinger from Kent Falls Brewing, and Blake Arrowood, Jacob Meglio, and from Arrowood Farms Brewery. Tune in to hear us talk about working on farms, the Hudson Valley being hailed by some as "the new Sonoma," terroir for beer, and more!

Duration: 00:53:19

Episode 395: Allagash Brewery Founder, Rob Todd

This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we've got a special episode featuring Allagash Brewery Founder and Brewers Association chair, Rob Todd. We talked about important, timely issues relevant to all independent craft breweries in the country, including the importance of local breweries, their impact in their communities via local jobs and support of local charities, building community, and independent craft beer seal initiative, and how consumers really do identify with the term...

Duration: 00:56:47

Episode 394: Pine Box Rock Shop & Interboro

This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we're joined in the studio by Heather and Jeff Rush of Pine Box Rock Shop, Jesse Ferguson and Jay Steinhauer of Interboro Spirits & Ales, and Gage Siegel of BeerMenus.

Duration: 00:50:45

Episode 393: July Good Beer Month - Revisiting Good Beer Seal Bars

It's July Good Beer Month here in NYC, and we’ve got some great guests joining us today on Beer Sessions Radio, including Dan McLaughlin (Pony Bar), Robert Sherrill-Moss (Covenhoven), Alicia Mekelburg (Mekelburgs), and Kyle Kensrue (Randolph Beer).

Duration: 00:49:04

Episode 391: Long Island Breweries

This week on Beer Sessions, we have Steve Pominski (Barrage Brewing Company), Mike Descarfino (Barrier Brewing Company), Paul Komsic (BrickHouse Brewery), and Luke Schmuecker (Shacksbury Cider) to talk about Long Island breweries and much more!

Duration: 00:49:14

Episode 390: AB-InBev Supply Chain

This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we've got Lew Bryson (Beer Writer), Rich Castagna (Bridge & Tunnel), and Pete Tripp (Homebrews & Handgrenades) in the studio to talk about AB InBev (aka "The Evil Empire") and the beer supply chain, home-brewing, and more!

Duration: 00:50:27

Episode 389: Beer Manufacturing and Zoning in NYC

This week we’re recording a very special live show with our friend Steve Hindy of the Brooklyn Brewery to discuss beer manufacturing and zoning issues in New York City. We’ve also got some great guests including Steve, John Bedard from Kushner Studios architecture, and Dutch Fox and Shinobu Kato of Sake Brooklyn who are currently searching for a space for their very own sake brewery.

Duration: 00:53:31

Episode 388: NYC Beer Rep’s in ‘da House

It’s officially HOT and time for Summer Beers! We’d like to welcome to the show Jay Steinhauer (Interboro Ales & Spirits), Thomas Desrochers (LIC Beer Project), and Kaitlyn LeLoup (LIC Beer Project).

Duration: 00:50:54

Episode 386: Green Flash at The Gate

This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we've got a special show that was recorded live at The Gate in Brooklyn, celebrating the brewery's 20th anniversary! We're joined by Mike Hinkley, owner of Green Flash Brewery, as well as Green Flash reps Mera Bray and Ally Centonze.

Duration: 00:54:22

Episode 385: Craft Industry

This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we're talking unity in craft beer, consuming local craft beers vs. craft beers from other states, and what's brewing in Oklahoma. We’d like to welcome to the show Paul Leone (NY State Brewers), Steven Baird (The Owl Farm & Cardiff Giant), Cody Wilson (Prairie Artisan Ales), and Ethan Fixell (The Beer Necessities).

Duration: 00:49:39

Episode 384: What’s Brewing

This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we're talking summer beer cocktails! We’d like to welcome to the show Kyle Hurst (Big Alice Brewing), Jeff Lyons & Brett Taylor (Keg & Lantern Brewing), and Megan Moore, Maria Littlefield, & Amy Yakuboff (Owl’s Brew).

Duration: 00:48:07

Episode 383: Jake's Handcrafted and Queens Beer Week

This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we’d like to welcome to the show Jake Klein (Jake’s Handcrafted), Rich Castagna (Bridge & Tunnel Brewery), and Kaitlyn Leloup (LIC Beer Project) to talk about (and eat) Jake's Handcrafted sausages, as well as Queens Beer Week.

Duration: 00:47:55

Episode 382: Spring Lounge Anniversary

It’s the first week of May and it’s time for some Flower Power and more! We’d like to welcome to the show Jen Maslanka (Spring Lounge), Bobby Gagnon (The Gate), and Kirk Struble (4th Avenue Pub).

Duration: 00:51:24

Episode 381: April Sours

This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we’ll chat about some of the best Spring craft beers brewing out there to into your home brewery! We’d like to welcome to the show Iain Kyle (Jolly Pumpkin Event Coordinator), Daniel Ohly (JP Brand Manager), Brian Strumke (Stillwater Artisanal), Stephen Valand (Brooklyn Brew Shop), and Erica Shea.

Duration: 00:51:10

Episode 380: Beer Week at The Well

On this special episode of Beer Sessions Radio, we present a panel discussion recorded live at The Well during NYC Beer Week. The panel includes Jesse Ferguson of Interboro, Peter Salmond of Other Half, Joe Grimm of Grimm, Tony Bellis of KCBC, Mike Schallau and Kate Brankin of Pipeworks, and of course your host, Jimmy Carbone!

Duration: 01:02:42

Episode 379: NYC International! Beer in a Cultural Context

We’ve got some great guests joining us tonight to celebrate Spring and talk about German beer. Joining us is Lars Dahlhaus from Liquid Projects and Eddie Travers of Porterhouse at Fraunces Tavern. We’ve also got Justin Meyers from Paulaner NYC here and later Gabe Barry and Claire Moyle from Brooklyn Brewery will be talking about the Brooklyn Mansion, which kicks off next week right here in Brooklyn!

Duration: 00:50:22

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