May12

Episode 210 – Jake Taylor from Ballast Point!

The testosterone level is high this week as Jenn is on vacation, so we amp it up with our friend Jake Taylor from Ballast Point! Jake tells us how he got into the business, shares the latest from San Diego, and tastes two excellent beers with us: Sea Rose and Unfiltered Sculpin! You want some […]

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Mar17

Episode 202- Jenny Brinkman and New Ballast Point Beers

It is chilly this week in the Sunny Lands but we have plenty of delicious new beers to keep us warm! Chip is back from vacation and Jenny Brinkman joins us as co-host while Tony is out on assignment.  Jenny gives us the latest scoop from Ballast including an update on their new East Coast […]

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Feb10

Episode 197 – Future Bottle Shop Owner Julie Paddison Plus Full Sail, Ballast Point & Trve!

This week we slide over to the retail side of the world with future bottle shop owner Julie Paddison! Julie shares her background and talks with us about getting a new retail account going. Then she shares some delectable delights with us: Full Sail Ipapaya IPA, Ballast Point Manta Ray Double IPA and Trve Black […]

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Feb03

Episode 196 – Scenes from NC Rare & Vintage Beer with a Side of Ballast Point & Foothills!

More Delorean travel awaits us at the 2017 NC Rare & Vintage Beer Tasting! Tony and Jenn are able to visit with so many friends at the tasting, and you can hear them all this week! Later back at the bar, they reunite with Chip and share two super brews: Ballast Point’s Red Velvet on […]

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Episode 162 –  Matt Laibson and Jenny Meyer from Ballast Point!
Jun10

Episode 162 – Matt Laibson and Jenny Meyer from Ballast Point!

The triumphant triumvirate are all back together this week, and just in time for our friends Matt Laibson and Jenny Meyer from Ballast Point! Matt is the brewery’s Field Quality Analyst and he tells us about his job, how he got started with Ballast Point, and what to look for to make sure you get […]

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Mar18

Episode 150 – Jennifer Hauke from DraftLine Technologies Plus Anchor, Ballast Point & Coronado!

We turn 150 this week and celebrate with Jennifer Hauke, Principal of DraftLine Technologies! We had a really great time talking about Jennifer’s family history in Detroit with draft line cleaning, the evolution of her company, and the development of its great new program called SmartSystem that tracks draft line cleanliness! And since no party […]

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Aug28

Episode 122 – Bryan D. Roth with Ballast Point, Coronado & D9!

Internet blogging sensation Bryan D. Roth is back in the bar this week! He regales us with his latest shenanigans in the beer world and helps us try amazing taste treats! We sample Ballast Point Pumpkin Down Scottish Ale, Coronado 19th Anniversary Ale, and D9 Whiskers on Kittens Blonde Sour Ale! Don’t forget to check […]

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Aug07

Episode 119 – Jenny Meyer from Ballast Point!

Ballast Point is all the rage nationally, and we have the lady who is stoking the flames here in NC! It’s Jenny Meyer joining us this week, and she gives us the latest from San Diego and brings along some fine brews: Big Eye IPA, Wahoo Wheat with Thai Chili, Lime & Ginger, and the […]

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Apr24

Episode 104 – Road Trip with Dean James!

We travel to an undisclosed cozy pub to participate in a Blind IPA Challenge featuring some industry classics from Lagunitas, Ballast Point, Bell’s, Foothills, Stone and Fullsteam. Will Jenn and Tony be able to pick up on the nuances of these IPA’s and pick them out of a lineup or will they suffer a hoppy […]

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Apr10

Episode 102 – Justin Hughes, Beverage Director with Bear Republic, Atwater & Ballast Point!

Take a trip with us over to the Dark Side…On-Premise! We have Justin Hughes, who works as the beverage director for a local chain of restaurants. He shares great stories with us as we try some tasty new treats: Bear Republic Grand Am American Pale Ale, Atwater Poorboy Smoked Porter, and Ballast Point Habanero Sculpin […]

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