Apr28

Episode 208 – Josh Hamilton with Ballast Point, Rodenbach, Coronado and Great Divide!

The rain is gone and we were going stir crazy at the office so we packed the studio and visited old friend Josh Hamilton, GM of a classic downtown Raleigh craft beer staple. This week Chip perfectly proportions the news starting with a piece from Eater that questions how beer lines are still a thing? […]

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Oct28

Episode 182 – Halloween/Samhain Hops Costume Party with Wil Cooper & Coronado Brewing!

What a great time this week – it’s our first-ever costume party with Wil Cooper from Coronado Brewing! We are dressed up as our favorite hops, and Wil joins the fun – you will have to listen or check out our homepage or Facebook to find out which ones we are! Wil also brings along […]

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Aug05

Episode 170- Wil Cooper with Coronado Brewing Company

We have been hearing a lot from the San Diego area lately!  Chip has returned from a week in the area as well as our very own NC rep Wil Cooper!  They both fill us in on the latest from Coronado Island and we get to try some limited brews along with a new canned […]

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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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Coronado
Sep11

Episode 124 – Johnny Oliphant the Coronado Sales & Marketing Ambassador!

San Diego returns to the bar this week with our friend Johnny Oliphant, the Sales & Marketing Ambassador from Coronado! We talk to him about his brewing past and sales present, and we try some outstanding beers: For Days Session IPA, Islander IPA and Punk’In Drublic! Major breaking news in the craft beer world as […]

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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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Aug15

Episode 68 – Craig Thomas, Mims Distributing Sales Manager with Starpoint, Coronado & Green Flash IPAs

After our triumphal road trip to Sierra Nevada’s new Mills River NC brewery, we return to our little bar with Mims Distributing On-Premise Area Sales Manager Craig Thomas! Craig shares his insights into the beer sales world, and some great stories from his career so far. Then we go all-IPA this week, with terrific examples […]

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