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Episodes

No. 46 | Turning Waters Back Alley Brewing Co.

11/10/2018
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Ford and Brenda of Turning Waters Back Alley Brewing Co. visit Corey and Ira in studio to talk about their journey of opening a (very) small brewpub in Wabasha, Minnesota. They talk about the history and character of the area and space (including the homage to “Grumpy Old Men” lore), Ford and Brenda’s creative side […]

Duration:01:44:15

No. 45 | Little Thistle Brewing Co.

10/27/2018
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Corey and Ira welcome Steve and Dawn Finnie of Little Thistle Brewing Co. into the studio. The four talk about the Rochester-based brewery and the experience the couple brings to the city’s fifth brewery. They also talk about the influence of Steve’s Scottish roots, as well as the wonderful story behind the name “Brave Woman” […]

Duration:01:34:34

No. 44 | Keepsake Cidery Returns

10/12/2018
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Corey and Ira take a trek to Dundas to visit Nate and check out Keepsake Cidery’s facilities. The three talk about the new tasting room, toastie (grilled cheese) and other food options available, and the growing season, among myriad other topics. It’s a great conversation shared over some tasty cider. It’s a busy show for […]

Duration:01:23:51

No. 43 | Imminent Brewing Returns

9/29/2018
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Corey and Ira take the short trek to visit Imminent Brewing in downtown Northfield. They speak with Randy Clay, head of brewing operations, about the brewery’s growth in its first 15 months, surprises and challenges they’ve experienced, and what to expect from Imminent moving forward. Randy also hangs out during the sample segment, this time […]

Duration:01:15:53

No. 42 | Surly Brewing Co.

9/15/2018
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Corey and Ira visit Surly Brewing Co. and its Brew Hall in Minneapolis to talk recent and new beers, try some of their new food menu and to get the details on the revamped Darkness Day. Samples this show come courtesy of Wayzata Brew Works and Bent Brewstillery (including their rye whiskey!). And, as always, […]

Duration:01:18:16

No. 41 | Lost Sanity Brewing

9/1/2018
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Corey and Ira invite in Caleb Fenske of Lost Sanity Brewing to talk about his Madelia-based brewery. Hear about his origins as a brewer, why they landed in Madelia and what you can expect when you visit his brewery. Waconia Brewing Company sent a bevy of samples for Corey and Ira discuss. Spoiler: They enjoyed […]

Duration:00:55:33

No. 40 | Kegs and Barrels Festival

8/18/2018
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Corey and Ira head down to Rochester to visit the second annual Kegs and Barrels Festival. They had a chance to sit down and chat with LTS Brewing Company, Grand Rounds Brewing Company, Kinney Creek Brewery and Four Daughter Vineyard & Winery. And, of course, the guys enjoyed some more great beer samples to discuss, this […]

Duration:01:05:18

No. 39 | All Pints North Summer Brew Fest

8/4/2018
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Wow. What a day. What a show. Corey and Ira visited All Pints North, the destination, premier beer festival in the state, coordinated by the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild and held at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth. The guys chatted with eight breweries for this episode: August Schell Brewing Company Bad Habit Brewing Company Bent […]

Duration:01:05:09

No. 38 | Spiral Brewery

7/21/2018
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Corey and Ira venture to Hastings, Minnesota to chat with Amy, Jen and Nick (three of five partners) of the newly opened Spiral Brewery. The quintet discuss the interest in opening a brewery in historic downtown Hastings, the process they went through and what folks can expect from them in the future (pumpkin beer?!). Beer […]

Duration:01:17:25

No. 37 | CannonBelles Cheese/Tilion Brewing Co.

7/6/2018
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And now for something a little different. Corey and Ira delve into the world of cheese with CannonBelles Cheese from Cannon Falls. Hear how the three women behind the operation started the business, what products they offer and what lies ahead for the trio. Oh, and there is beer! Tilion Brewing Co. graciously hosted this […]

Duration:01:07:38

No. 36 | Reads Landing Brewing Company

6/23/2018
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Corey and Ira invite in Kent and Karla from Reads Landing Brewing Company to talk about their beer, food and eagle watching from their beautiful building along the Mississippi River. Hear their story about acquiring the long-running business and what they have planned ahead for it. The guys also talk about the Thunder Lizard IPA, […]

Duration:01:04:46

No. 35 | Shakopee Brewhall Returns

6/9/2018
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Corey and Ira pay a visit to Shakopee Brewhall to catch up with Ben and Ryan and to cap off a week-long extravaganza of beer releases from the brewery. Hear about each of the beers, what Ben and Ryan have learned throughout their first year of operation so far and what to expect from Shakopee […]

Duration:01:08:57

No. 34 | Loon Liquor Co. Returns

5/26/2018
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Corey and Ira pay a visit to Loon Liquor Co. to chat about the distillery’s announced expansion, what it means for the company and what consumers near and far can expect from the Northfield business (including classic Mario Kart). Corey and Ira take a look at (and drink of) Bent Paddle Brewing Company’s new infusion release, Tea […]

Duration:01:13:16

No. 33 | Angry Inch Brewing Returns

5/12/2018
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Corey and Ira trek north to visit Lakeville-based Angry Inch Brewing. The duo chats with owner and brewer Jon Erickson about how year No. 2 is going, upcoming beer releases and what fun events folks can expect from the brewery this summer. Corey and Ira also talk a bevy of beer samples courtesy of Lupulin Brewing, […]

Duration:01:10:31

No. 32 | Keepsake Cidery

4/28/2018
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Beer takes a backseat on this episode of On Tap with Corey and Ira as the guys invite in Nate from Dundas-based Keepsake Cidery. The three chat about the process of making cider, why Nate pursued this craft and what folks can expect from Keepsake in 2018. Beer samples this episode include a variety from […]

Duration:01:17:38

No. 31 | Tanzenwald Brewing Company Returns

4/14/2018
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Corey and Ira venture out to the beautiful Tanzenwald Brewing Company in Northfield to chat with owners Steve and Jenaveve. The four talk about Tanzenwald’s first year in operation, their favorite beer they’ve brewed, challenges and surprises of running a business and what’s ahead for the big one-year anniversary event. Samples this week come courtesy of […]

Duration:01:13:33

No. 30 | Ward House Brewery

3/31/2018
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Corey and Ira welcome in John Mansfield of Ward House Brewery for this episode. The three talk about John’s approach to his Waseca brewery, the influence his time in Europe had on his love for beer and what lies ahead for the young business. Beer samples this episode include Tin Whiskers Brewing’s Dynamo Orange Chocolate […]

Duration:01:16:47

No. 29 | Karst Brewing

3/17/2018
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Corey and Ira are joined by Eric from Karst Brewing in Fountain, Minnesota. Eric talks about realizing his dream of opening a brewery, what it’s like to operate the smallest taproom in Minnesota, and what lies ahead for the brewery as it looks at year two. The guys also talk beer samples from Urban Growler […]

Duration:01:02:05

No. 28 | Tilion Brewing Co.

3/3/2018
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On Tap with Corey and Ira invite in the quartet behind Tilion Brewing Co., slated to open soon in Cannon Falls. The group talks about the road that led to opening a brewery, how the first batch of beers turned out and why they chose Cannon Falls for their brewery. Andrew Burns is in to […]

Duration:01:21:12

No. 27 | Montgomery Brewing Returns

2/17/2018
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It’s celebration time. On Tap with Corey and Ira start off their second year in a big way by visiting their friends at Montgomery Brewing to record on site for their first-year anniversary. Montgomery Brewing, of course, was the very first guest on the show. Corey and Ira chat with the whole team about what […]

Duration:01:29:38