Jun28

Episode 317 – Home Brewer and Beer Maven Keith Klemp Plus Foothills, AleSmith, and Sierra Nevada/Dogfish Head!

We can’t believe it’s been three years since we had our good buddy Keith Klemp on the show to talk shop and drink with us! Keith shares what he’s been homebrewing lately and swaps great stories with us. Then we try some Foothills Nautical IPA, AleSmith Muy Sabroso, and the newest iteration of the Sierra […]

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Jun14

Episode 315 – Tony Walldroff & Aubrey Herbert with Sierra Nevada!

She’s been gone for a while, and now she is back, and with our beloved co-founder! Who are we talking about? The incomparable Aubrey Herbert and the amazing Tony Walldroff from Sierra Nevada! Yes, Aubrey makes her return in style with new beers that she and Tony share with us! They are Helles in the […]

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Jan11

Episode 294 – Rich Greene from the NC Craft Brewers Guild!

Craft beer is still growing gangbusters in our neck of the woods, and we this week we have our friend Rich Greene, Executive Director/Beer Czar from the NC Craft Brewers Guild to talk all about NC beer! Rich tells us about his early days at the Guild, the joys of working the NC State Fair, […]

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Jan04

Episode 293 – New Year’s Beers 2019!

What a party we had with our 2018 Holiday Extravaganza! It was so much fun and work that we took off the last week of the year before opening up the bar, cleaning the mess, and kicking back just the two of us! To celebrate the new year, we have light and refreshing cider and […]

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Dec07

Episode 290 – The Return of Tony Walldroff and Sierra Nevada!

He’s back America! Yes, our co-founder Tony Walldroff is in the house this week and has some scintillating Sierra Nevada to taste! Tony starts out by filling us in on his new adventures with Sierra, and then he relates the really amazing story of Butte County IPA and the 1000+ brewers helping victims of the […]

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Aug10

Episode 274 – Tony’s Farewell Episode with Aubrey Herbert, Connor Desmonds and Joe Zonin!

We can’t believe we are saying goodbye this week to one of the triumvirate of our show, and yet here we are waving sayonara to Tony! He is moving over to the dark side (aka brewery side) with our friends from Sierra Nevada, and so of course we decided to have a party with friends […]

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Aug03

Episode 273 – Jasmine Bamlet with the NC Brewers Guild Plus Beers from New Sarum, Resident Culture, and Sierra Nevada!

We are all about local when it comes to beers we love, and this week we are celebrating NC brews with our friend Jasmine Bamlet with the NC Brewers Guild! Jasmine talks about all the incredible growth in NC brewing, and she has some NC goodness to try with us: New Sarum Lemon Shandy; Resident […]

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Nov03

Episode 235 – The New Sierra Nevada Fresh Hop IPA 12-Pack!!

We are always excited when Sierra Nevada brings us a new treat, and this week’s no exception! Jenn checks the warehouse and finds that the all-new Fresh Hop IPA 12-pack cans are here! They feature a Session IPA, IPA, Double IPA, and just in time for the holidays, a fresh hop version of the famous […]

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Sep22

Episode 229 – Connor Desmonds from Sierra Nevada Brewery!

Chip is on sabbatical this week so Tony and Jenn track down one of the few Sierra Nevada employees who has yet to be interviewed for Tales!  Connor tells us how he got into the biz and what is new with Sierra, including a fun collaboration with a local celebrity chef! Since Connor is a […]

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Sep15

Episode 228 – Road Trip Brews from Windmill, Sierra Nevada & Ellison Brewing!

We return from all our various road trips with new treats this week from Windmill, Sierra Nevada and Ellison Brewing! After catching up on the excursions for work and fun, we try some IPAs: Windmill Exit Buddy IPA, Sierra Pronto IPA, and Ellison OFP IPA! We got a week off from #MegaMergerMania™, and it returns […]

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