Episode 258 – Chad Gourley from Ithaca Beer Company!

It’s old home week for Tony as an emissary from the Finger Lakes region has brought us beer: it’s Chad Gourley from Ithaca Beer Company! Chad joins us to relate the origins of Ithaca, how he moved from the dark side to the light of the beer business, and he presents us delectable delights: Apricot Wheat, Flower Power, and Super Stout! Plus a true ginger!

We lead off the news this week with The Roanoke Times reporting that Deschutes is rethinking its plans for a Roanoke brewery. Next up South Florida reveals that the Feds have warned Florida breweries to stop making marijuana-flavored beer, followed by Food and Wine (thanks Carl!) showing us that AB InBev’s ‘no boil’ brewing method could mean greener beer! We close with Thrillist’s (thanks Michael!) list of the 11 people you see on every brewery tour and Nosh on CPGs capitalizing on craft!

Then we have your responses to last week’s #caskquiz which asked “do you have a vintage piece of breweriana and if so what is it?” and this week we want to know “do you buy any “craft” consumer goods? What are they?”

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Author: Tales From The Cask

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  1. On a related note, why do you think the hazy NE IPAs(so-called juicey beers) are so niche, and have come to predominate primarily in the Northeast? Why haven’t these hazy beers permeated the taplists of the more established breweries like Founders, Bells, etc.? What do you guys (particularly Jeremy) think of this style of beer? Do you find them interesting?

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