Jul21

Episode 220- Nick Nunns and Kat Wilkinson from TRVE Brewing

We are very excited this week and gracious to chat with the oft-travelling Nick Nunns and Kat Wilkinson who are visiting from young but pioneering Denver mixed culture brewery, TRVE.  We learn how they got started and about their unique process for the acidic side of brewing.  They bring us some hard to find and […]

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Jul14

Episode 219 – Shawn “Dink” Densmore, Tony Futrell & Scott Mizerak – Foothills Brewing!

The western Piedmont takes over the bar this week with our good friends Shawn “Dink” Densmore, Tony Futrell and Scott Mizerak from Winston-Salem’s Foothills Brewing! The lads relay the latest from the brewery and taste us on two incredible IPAs, Move and Clean! Before the beers we have more news from overseas! First up is […]

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Jul07

Episode 218 – The 4th of July Brew Crew!

We take the show on the road and make the best use of a brief intermission from the Beer Tent in Downtown Raleigh. With the promise of an air condition and shaded studio we were able to lure several past guests from the dreaded early episodes. Roger MacKay, Josh McCullough and new guest and current […]

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Jun30

Episode 217 – Dusty Howe and Fred Hillenbrand from Upland Brewing!

We get a visit from Indiana this week with Dusty Howe and Fred Hillenbrand from Upland Brewing! Dusty and Fred tell us the history of the brewery, which is celebrating 20 years in 2017, tease the latest releases, and share some incredible sour ales with us: Sour Reserve,  Cherry, and Cauldron! In the news we […]

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Jun16

Episode 215 – Carl Hoverstad, Homebrew Competition Winner!

Tony and Jenn have been brewing up a storm lately but they take a quick break to talk to Carl Hoverstad about his background as a homebrewer and his award winning ESB.  He gives us the scoop on selecting ingredients and the importance of taking notes on past recipes.  We sample the ESB we brewed […]

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Jun09

Episode 214 – Carly Wiggins with Southbound Brewing!

It’s been ages since we had our good friend Carly Wiggins in from Southbound Brewing, so we got her to drive on up to share the latest from Savannah! Carly brings us the latest from the brewery, plus she plies us with a couple of awesome beers: Transilience Sour Imperial Berliner Weisse Ale with Pomegranate […]

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Jun02

Episode 213 – Dan’s Wisconsin Gifts Featuring New Glarus, Wisconsin Brewing & Central Waters!!

Thanks to our buddy Dan Bjugstad, we are heading to Wisconsin this week with beers from New Glarus, Wisconsin Brewing, and Central Waters! It’s just the three of us tasting an amazing lineup: New Glarus Strawberry Rhubarb, Wisconsin Brewing Chocolate Lab Porter, and Central Waters Slainte Scottish Ale! We also have some cool (ice cool) […]

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May26

Episode 212 – Patrick Woodson from Brewery Bhavana with Jen Hoverstad from Counter Culture Coffee!

Two of our fave worlds collide this week: craft beer and coffee thanks to Patrick Woodson from Brewery Bhavana and Jen Hoverstad from Counter Culture Coffee ! Jen gives us the scoop on the latest in the coffee scene, and Patrick talks about his new brewery in downtown Raleigh! Jen and Patrick also discuss the […]

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May19

Episode 211 – Bill Buxton

Jennifer returns this week refreshed from vacation to rejoin the crew. We chat beer and life in general with a veteran consulting colleague of Chip, Bill Buxton.  He tells us about his beer evolution from the Midwest to NC and we have plenty of beers to share with him including some gifts from Chicago area […]

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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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