Nov11

Episode 184 – Craftbeer Pairings with Cheeses from France!

We score bigtime with the ultimate beer-food pairings this week – we have cheeses from France along with our craftbeers! Joining us are Charles Duke, the Director of the French Dairy Board of the Americas and his friends from some terrific French cheese producers: Dan Akhmetshin from Lactalis, Mathieu Quirin from Isigny Ste Mere, and […]

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Mar25

Episode 151 – Unwinding at the Bar with Olde Hickory, Lagunitas & a Coronado/Bear Republic Collaboration!

After all the draft system fun last week, we decided to unwind with some new fave brews from some old fave breweries! This week we have Olde Hickory Weizenbock, Lagunitas Undercover Shutdown, and the astounding collaboration from Coronado/Bear Republic called Merbear Rye IPA! Craft beer news is all over the place this week! First up […]

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Jun19

Episode 112 – Crispin Cider Mixology with Our Buddy Mike!

After our big fun with Leinenkugel and the Canoes for a Cause cleanup of Lake Johnson, we head back to the bar to relax with our buddy Mike and get into some mixology with Crispin Cider and a couple of beers! First off we try the special Crispin Venus Reigns Barrel Aged Pear Cider, and […]

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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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Jan30

Episode 92 – Jonathan Williman from Bear Republic Brewing!

How do we top the incredible guests of late? Get another one of course! This week Jonathan Williman from our friends at Bear Republic joins the fun! We talk about their awesome beers, the water situation in northern California, and what we can expect from Bear this year! Then we try their first creation, Red […]

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Craft Beer Podcast
Sep05

Episode 71: Jenn and Tony Find Awesome Beers but No Guest

Chip is at the beach this week so Jenn and Tony ransacked the warehouse and found a bunch of specialty beers to try! Our very own Carolina Brewing Company Wet Hop IPA has just arrived with the Mims Estate Hops, we have a new Anchor Zymaster Series Saaremaa Island Ale, Coronado has just released their […]

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Mar07

Episode 45 – Hops & Aroma Pairings with Bear Republic & Foothills

We have a scent-sational treat for you in Episode 45 of Tales From the Cask. In this episode we explore food aromas and hops! We have three beers from Bear Republic: Churchill’s Pale Ale, Hop Rod Rye & Apex IPA, plus Foothills Seeing Double IPA. We look at pairing them with various foods like passion […]

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Jan20

Episode 38 – Specialty Beer Retailer Extraordinaire Ted Gross and Killer Brews!

Greetings, Caskers In episode 38 we are visited by Ted Gross, owner of a specialty beer shop in Raleigh, NC! Ted gives us all the details about how he broke into the beer business and started a unique style of beer retail.  He shares his views on the issues facing retailers, dealing with the public, […]

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Bear Republic El Oso, Carolina Brewing Company Winter Porter, Leinenkugel Big Eddy
Dec06

Episode 34 – Winter Brews with Memoribiliast/Sales VP Jim Bostic

Greetings from the Sunny Lands, Caskers!  In episode 34 of Tales From the Cask, we’re joined by off-premise expert Jim Bostic! We discuss the differences in on-premise and off-premise sales, changes in the beer landscape over the last 20 years, Jim’s career before and after he got into the beer business, and what he enjoys about […]

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Nov27

Episode 33 – Kristen Baughman & Our Thanksgiving Food Pairing Extravaganza

Happy Thanksgiving, Caskers!  We have a great episode for you today as we look at beer and food pairings for Thanksgiving meals!  We are joined by Gadabout Food blogger extraordinaire, Kristen Baughman.  We sample parmesan and vegetable Latkes paired with Carolina Brewing Company’s Carolina Pale Ale, turkey and cranberry orange relish paired with B. Necktar’s […]

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