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Tap the Craft - Craft Beer Education

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Tap the Craft is an informational podcast about craft beer and targeting the everyday beer drinker. The hosts are craft beer enthusiasts whose passion for this hobby comes out in the show. This podcast is focused on talking about the craft beer hobby in layman terms, not elitist speak. Entry into craft beer should not be a daunting and scary endeavor, so we want to help you learn about craft beer so you too can become a craft beer enthusiast. So whether you are well experienced or new to craft beer, there should be something you.

Tap the Craft is an informational podcast about craft beer and targeting the everyday beer drinker. The hosts are craft beer enthusiasts whose passion for this hobby comes out in the show. This podcast is focused on talking about the craft beer hobby in layman terms, not elitist speak. Entry into craft beer should not be a daunting and scary endeavor, so we want to help you learn about craft beer so you too can become a craft beer enthusiast. So whether you are well experienced or new to craft beer, there should be something you.
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Tap the Craft is an informational podcast about craft beer and targeting the everyday beer drinker. The hosts are craft beer enthusiasts whose passion for this hobby comes out in the show. This podcast is focused on talking about the craft beer hobby in layman terms, not elitist speak. Entry into craft beer should not be a daunting and scary endeavor, so we want to help you learn about craft beer so you too can become a craft beer enthusiast. So whether you are well experienced or new to craft beer, there should be something you.

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English


Episodes

Tap the Craft Episode 88: Best Dark Ales of 2017

12/7/2017
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In Episode 88 we once again are joined by our buddy Kris to discuss our favorite dark ales of 2017. This is the third of four segments we are doing to celebrate some great beers drank in 2017. We also have a ton of listener feedback that leads to great beer conversation. So grab a

Duration: 01:35:55


Tap the Craft Episode 87: Best Hoppy Beers of 2017

11/23/2017
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In Episode 87 we bring our buddy Kris back to discuss our favorite hoppy beers of 2017. This is the second of four segments we are doing to celebrate some great beers drank in 2017. We also have a ton of listener feedback that leads to great beer conversation. So grab a beer and enjoy!

Duration: 01:46:45


Tap the Craft Episode 86: Best Lagers of 2017

11/9/2017
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In Episode 86 we bring our buddy Kris back to discuss our favorite lagers of 2017. This is the first of four segments we are doing to celebrate some great beers drank in 2017. We also talk about “whale” hunting and all the fun to be had while waiting in line. Kris also speaks of

Duration: 01:39:31


Tap the Craft Episode 85: Fall Into English Barleywine

10/26/2017
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Fall is the perfect time to join us in Episode 85 and learn about the English Barleywine style. We discuss the BJCP style guidelines for the English Barleywine style and Denny talks about a couple great barleywines he drank last week and were cellared for three years. John keeps us updated on the progress of

Duration: 01:31:41


Tap the Craft Episode 84: Great American Beer Festival 2017

10/12/2017
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We discuss the 2017 Great American Beer Festival and some of the award winning beers and breweries in Episode 84. John keeps us updated on the progress of the brewery construction and Denny talks about some new breweries opening in Boise. We are also giving away a HOPCLOTH “Drink Beer from Here” shirt…listen to get

Duration: 01:38:08


Tap the Craft Episode 83: Going to the Hop Farm

9/28/2017
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In Episode 83 we take a trip to the hop farm and talk about the experience at Gooding Farms on the Merry Hopsters Bus Tour put on by Bittercreek Alehouse. We also cover the American Lager style guidelines according to the BJCP, as well as a listener provided article concerning an incident where a consumer

Duration: 01:21:31


Tap the Craft Episode 82: American Cream Ale

9/14/2017
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Episode 82 is a short one covering the American Cream Ale style guidelines according to the BJCP. Denny also talks about the third annual 10 Barrel Brewing IPA Beer Wars festival and some noteworthy beers. So grab a beer and enjoy! We are proud to partner with HOPCLOTH apparel and invite you to visit their

Duration: 00:58:57


Tap the Craft Episode 81: Scofflaw’d Customer Satisfaction

8/31/2017
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In Episode 81 we discuss an article concerning how a new popular Atlanta brewery is handling some criticism on social media. Social media can be a huge benefit to small craft breweries, but it can also help kill your brand if not used responsibly. There is also a lot of beer talk covering beers from

Duration: 01:49:35


Tap the Craft Episode 80: Dangers of Brewing

8/17/2017
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In Episode 80 we get get a little serious and discuss the dangers of operating a commercial brewery and focus our topic around kettle boil overs. We summarize the story of Kerry Caldwell’s brewery accident told on the Master Brewers Association of America’s podcast episode “Breathe, Breathe, Breathe, Scream.” There is also discussion on a

Duration: 01:56:45


Tap the Craft Episode 79: Best Beers List

8/3/2017
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In Episode 79 Kris, John and Denny decide to make their own best beer list to share with the community. So find out what beers make the cut and feel free to make your own list and share with us. We also discuss the recent announcement of Short’s Brewing and Lagunitas partnership. We are proud

Duration: 01:56:52


Tap the Craft Episode 78: Scaling Your Brew

7/20/2017
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In Episode 78 we discuss the process of scaling your beer recipes to higher capacity batches. John even discusses the methods for going up to commercial quantities. We discuss a couple news articles, one on a possible comeback of non-alcoholic beers and another on the Top 10 beers rated by thousands of members from the

Duration: 01:50:31


Tap the Craft Episode 77: Festival Road Trip

7/6/2017
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We deliver information on keeping your draft beer lines clean and a road trip to the Portland Craft Beer Festival in Episode 77. We also discuss the new Brewers Association Independent craft brewer seal and announce the winner of our HOPCLOTH shirt contest. Find out what beer John gave a 5 cap rating to and

Duration: 01:42:16


Tap the Craft Episode 76: The Wee Heavy Show

6/22/2017
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We bring our buddy Kris McKenzie back in Episode 76 and talk about Scotch Ales. We cover the 2015 BJCP style guidelines for the Strong British Wee Heavy style, as well as have live tasting notes with the Founders Dirty Bastard Scotch Ale. We also talk about an article from the Brewers Association on coconut

Duration: 01:55:24


Tap the Craft Episode 75: Tasting Sawtooth Ales

6/8/2017
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We dive into two Sawtooth Brewery ales in Episode 75. John and Denny provide tasting notes on the Sunnyside Session Wheat Ale and the Idahome IPA showcasing the Idaho 7 hops. John also talks about the permits and licensing required to open a brewery in Ohio. We discuss the Trek Brewing Indiegogo campaign and invite

Duration: 02:07:37


Tap the Craft Episode 74: Asheville Brew Crawl #WhalezBro

5/25/2017
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In Episode 74 we have Kris McKenzie joining us to share his experiences in Asheville, NC and talk about the craft beer scene. We also discuss an article about Beerslanging and breakdown some of the most common used beer slang. There is also a Check it Out segment highlighting another great craft beer podcast called

Duration: 01:49:13


Tap the Craft Episode 73: Intro into Dark Beers

5/11/2017
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It’s Episode 73 and we dive into some entry level dark beers for those a little nervous to try them. We introduce you to the Schwarzbier, Dunkel and Doppelbock styles. We also get some updates on Trek Brewing and talk about some tasty noteworthy beers. If you would like to contact the show you

Duration: 01:26:26


Tap the Craft Episode 72: Branding, Marketing and Vegas Meetup

4/27/2017
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The three amigos unite again on Episode 72. Yes, Kris McKenzie joins us to help celebrate John’s birthday and talk about the meetup in Las Vegas and all the great beer we consumed. We also discuss the process of branding and marketing a new brewery in our new brewery startup segment. If you would

Duration: 01:52:15


Tap the Craft Episode 65: Coffee Beer Innovations

1/19/2017
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We were up all night with Episode 65 drinking and talking about coffee beers. We summarize a couple great articles from Craftbeer.com discussing single origin coffee beers and barrel-aged coffee bean beers as well as some home brewing experience with coffee beer brewing. We encourage you to participate in our listener tasting notes segment in

Duration: 01:56:29


Tap the Craft Episode 64: 2017 Craft Beer Predictions

1/5/2017
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Episode 64 starts off 2017 with some craft beer predictions for the year. We welcome Kris McKenzie back as a guest host as John is enjoying some vacation time. Kris and Denny discuss two articles with different takes on the craft beer scene for the year as well as insert our own predictions of the

Duration: 02:03:32


Tap the Craft Episode 63: Best Beers of 2016

12/22/2016
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Episode 63 finishes off 2016 with our Top 10 Beers of the year. We also get Top 5 lists from a few of our listeners around the country listing a bunch of great beers urging us to do a road trip. We briefly discuss an article about five cliches people need to stop using as

Duration: 02:06:12

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