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Cascadian Beer Podcast

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A podcast series on the craft beer of the Pacific Northwest.

A podcast series on the craft beer of the Pacific Northwest.
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A podcast series on the craft beer of the Pacific Northwest.




Ninkasi Brewing Company - Eugene, OR

I’ve traveled to Eugene, OR. Home of Ninkasi Brewing Company, who opened their doors in 2006. They have grown rapidly since then to become the 33rd largest brewery in the United States. I sat down with the founding brewmaster Jamie Floyd. Ninkasi Brewing Company Website: Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: Podcast created and hosted by: Aaron Johnson Recorded on location at Ninkasi Brewing Company - Eugene, OR Editing & mixing by:...

Duration: 00:28:02

Central City Brewers & Distillers - Surrey, BC

Today I’m in Surrey, British Columbia. Just south of the Fraser River is the production facility for the popular Central City Brewers and Distillers. They started out small, as a brewpub in 2003 but have rapidly expanded to the size they are today. I sat down with their brewmaster and part-owner Gary Lohin. Central City Brewers + Distillers Website: Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: Podcast created and hosted by: Aaron...

Duration: 00:31:32

pFriem Family Brewers - Hood River, OR

Today I’m speaking with Josh pFriem, owner and brewmaster of pFriem Family Brewers in Hood River, OR. They opened their doors in 2012 and have rapidly gained a reputation for crafting beautiful beers in the shadow of Mt. Hood. We sat down for a conversation during the Great American Beer Festival. pFriem Family Brewers Website: Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: Podcast created and hosted by: Aaron Johnson Recorded on location at The...

Duration: 00:18:01

BC Beer Awards 2017

October is BC Craft Beer Month and the highlight is the BC Beer Awards. All of the British Columbia brewing industry comes together to celebrate BC Craft Beer. In this episode Joe Wiebe (Thirst Writer) joins me to co-host this episode. BC Beer Awards Winners List In this episode we spoke with: Ken Beattie - Executive Director of the BC Craft Brewers Guild Jorden Foss - Steel & Oak Brewing Co. Dave Paul - LoveShack Libations Ben Coli - Dageraad...

Duration: 00:48:32

The Great American Beer Festival 2017

I've left Cascadia and ventured to Denver, Colorado where I was fortunate enough to attend The Great American Beer Festival 2017. This is my first time at the festival and had such a great experience that I've documented in this episode. I've come to Denver to not only learn about trending beers from around the country but also to see how influential the Pacific Northwest has been in the brewing industry. For full details & photos visit the website:...

Duration: 01:22:15

Hearthstone Brewery - North Vancouver, BC

Hearthstone Brewery is located in North Vancouver, BC where they have been brewing up some innovative craft beers since opening in 2014. Pairing perfectly with this brewery is their “Tap & Forno” restaurant next door which not only serves their brews fresh on tap but also features some great pizzas made in a custom pizza oven. I first sit down with Darren Hollett for the story behind Hearthstone Brewery, then with brewmaster George Woods about their beers. Hearthstone Brewery Website:...

Duration: 00:21:28

Penn Cove Brewing Company - Coupeville, WA

With just over a year of having their doors open, I visited Penn Cove Brewing Company. Located on Whidbey Island in Washington State. Currently, they are opened as a taproom with dreams of soon becoming a brewery of their own. I spoke with owners Marc & Mitch Aparicio. Penn Cove Brewing Website: Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: Facebook: Twitter: Podcast created...

Duration: 00:23:55

Brewers Row - Port Moody, BC (Part 1)

What if all your favorite breweries were on the same street? Well, that's exactly what has happened in Port Moody, BC. The zoning of the municipality has created a unique situation where all the breweries are located on Murray Street. There are four breweries situated on this street, which has earned it the nickname of "Brewers Row." I'm focusing on two breweries in this episode and visit the remaining breweries in a future episode. Today I'll be speaking with the first brewery to open...

Duration: 00:38:33

Aslan Brewing Company - Bellingham, WA

In the Northwestern corner of Washington State is a brewery dedicated to making organic ales and lagers. Aslan Brewing Company was an idea born in 2012 but took a few year to develop until they opened their doors. After 130 pilot batches, they opened their doors to the Bellingham public. I spoke with Owner & CEO, Jack Lamb. Aslan Brewing Company Website: Facebook: Twitter: Cascadian...

Duration: 00:21:08

Riot Brewing Co. - Chemainus, BC

I’m in Chemainus, BC on Vancouver Island at a brewery that took over seven years to open their doors. There is a lot behind the story of Riot Brewing Co. so I spoke with two of the founders Aly Tomlin & Ralf Rosenke. If you want to check out some photos of their packaging, head over to the show page on our website: Riot Brewing Co. Website: Facebook: Twitter:...

Duration: 00:37:49

RoofTop Brewing Company - Seattle, WA

I’m in Seattle, WA. Almost in the shadow of the Ballard Bridge, there is a brewery with an excellent view. RoofTop Brewing Company started in a garage in 2012, but always had a dream of becoming a place where you can enjoy a pint on a rooftop. I spoke with the head of operations Craig Christian. RoofTop Brewing Company Website: Facebook: Twitter: Cascadian Beer Podcast Website:...

Duration: 00:21:36

Real Cask - Vancouver, BC

Cask ales are the focus of this episode, so I’m at Real Cask in Vancouver, BC. I spoke with owner Adam Chatburn on everything from British style beers, real ale, CAMRA and even Coronation Street. Follow Real Cask on Twitter: @RealCask Visit them at Callister Brewing: Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: Facebook: Twitter: This episode was made possible by supporters...

Duration: 00:27:27

Joe Wiebe - Craft Beer Revolution: The Insider's Guide to B.C. Breweries

During Bellingham Beer Week, I attended a talk by prominent beer writer, Joe Wiebe, better known as the 'Thirsty Writer'. The talk was about the history of craft beer in BC and key moments that ignited the revolution. If after listening to this you want to know more, you can check out Joe’s book ‘Craft Beer Revolution’. Check out Joe's book: BC Ale Trail: Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: Facebook:...

Duration: 00:32:52

Farmhouse Fest - Vancouver, BC

Today I’m profiling a festival that showcase Farmhouse style craft beers to Vancouver, BC. In other areas of Cascadia these styles are pretty well known, but in British Columbia that isn’t always the case. Farmhouse Fest is a relatively new beer festival, held at a unique location which focuses on these more traditional styles of craft beer. I spoke with one of the event orginizers, Dave Shea. Farmhouse Fest: Website: Facebook:...

Duration: 00:13:22

West Coast Canning - Vancouver, BC

Traditionally craft beer has been in glass bottles, but in recent years there has been an increase in the number of craft beer canned products. When starting a brewery, a major cost can be the bottling or canning line. West Coast Canning in Vancouver, BC provide the solution with their mobile canning lines. I spoke with co-owner Matt Leslie about how they started, and if cans are better for craft beer. West Coast Canning Website: Facebook:...

Duration: 00:14:58

Bridge Brewing Company - North Vancouver, BC

Just over the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge in Vancouver, BC is Bridge Brewing Company, Vancouver's first nano-brewery. There are two interviews in this episode, first, with Co-Owner Leigh Stratton and then Brewmaster Kerry Dyson. Bridge Brewing Company Website: Facebook: Untappd: Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: Facebook:...

Duration: 00:28:08

Mayne Island Brewing Company - Mayne Island, BC

Situated in the Southern Gulf Islands of British Columbia, Mayne Island Brewing Company opened it's doors in December 2016. I spoke with owners Michael Garratt & Annette Witteman, who specialize in small batch, bottle conditioned beers. Check out some photos of the brewery at: Mayne Island Brewing Company Website: Facebook: Untappd:...

Duration: 00:21:33

Chuckanut Brewery - Bellingham, WA

I spoke with Will Kemper, Co-owner and Brewmaster for Chuckanut Brewery in Bellingham, WA. This operation has seen such growth, they have recently opened another production facility to meet demand. Chuckanut Brewery Website: Facebook: Untappd: Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: Facebook: Twitter:...

Duration: 00:25:04

Dogwood Brewing - Vancouver, BC

In this episode, I’m in Vancouver, BC just off Marine Drive, at a cozy tasting room that features organic beers and other organic treats. Dogwood Brewing opened its doors as Vancouver’s first organic brewery in March of 2015. Dogwood Brewing Website: Facebook: Untappd: Cascadian Beer Podcast Website: Facebook:...

Duration: 00:30:52

Justice Brewing - Everett, WA

I’ve traveled down I-5 in Washington State to the city of Everett. Home to the Boeing Assembly plant, this area has seen growth in recent years, including the craft beer scene. Starting in the back shed in 2009, Justice Brewing is a one man project which is seeing some major expansion later this year. Justice Brewing Website: Facebook: Twitter: Cascadian Beer Podcast Website:...

Duration: 00:16:22

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