May05

Episode 209 –  Martin Roper, CEO of The Boston Beer Company!

Chip had to travel a long way, and it was totally worth it to do his second interview with Martin Roper, CEO of The Boston Beer Company! Martin talks about the latest with Sam Adams, Angry Orchard and Twisted Tea. Plus he discusses his planned retirement in 2018 and offers his thoughts about where craft […]

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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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Nov04

Episode 183 – IPA Week Plus Chats at the NC Craft Brewers Conference!

With the election so close, we kind of wish we were somewhere else til the ads stop, like say India, so we go all-IPA this week! We have awesome beers including Lawson’s Finest Liquids Super Session #2 IPA, Wicked Weed Metatropics Brett IPA, and two from Trinity: Passion Swing American Fruited IPA and Passion Red […]

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Sep16

Episode 176 – Wicked Weed with Kyle Pederson!

We are working overtime to get Wicked Weed out there, and our buddy (and former co-worker!) Kyle Pederson is right there with us! Kyle talks about his history with our friends in Asheville, including how he wandered into the brewpub and how he ended up working for the brewery! Plus, he brings a special treat […]

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Sep09

Episode 175 – Sales VP Charlie Clement and Late Summer Brews from Foothills, Coronado & Wicked Weed/Creature Comforts!

It took us years, and we finally did it – we got Charlie Clement, our VP of Chain Sales, to join the fun at the little bar! Charlie regales us with tales of olden times, when the horses still pulled the beer carts from town to town, and how things have evolved into the 21st […]

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Episode 166 – AleSmith, Coronado, and a Lost Abbey/Wicked Weed Collaboration!
Jul08

Episode 166 – AleSmith, Coronado, and a Lost Abbey/Wicked Weed Collaboration!

It’s 4th of July week, so we close the bar and open some rare treats from AleSmith and Coronado, plus an incredible collaboration brew from The Lost Abbey & Wicked Weed! AleSmith sent us some of the marvelous San Diego Pale Ale .394, plus we have the audacious Coronado 20th Anniversary Imperial IPA, and for […]

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May27

Episode 160 – Sami Prentice from Wicked Weed and Beer Aficionado Scott Richardson!

Jenn took off for a well-earned vacation so Tony and Chip needed two people to fill her shoes – good friend Sami Prentice from Wicked Weed and beer aficionado Scott Richardson!

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Episode 154 – Channel Manager Travis “Trevor” Hardee Plus Starpoint, Wicked Weed, and Lagunitas!
Apr15

Episode 154 – Channel Manager Travis “Trevor” Hardee Plus Starpoint, Wicked Weed, and Lagunitas!

It took weeks of cajoling and some pregame beering, and it worked to get our friend Travis “Trevor” Hardee to join us!

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Apr01

Episode 152 – Dan Gridley, Owner of Farm Boy Farms Plus Starpoint, Wicked Weed and Tony’s IPA!

This week we chat with Dan Gridley, the owner of Farm Boy Farms in Pittsboro, NC about growing the hops, barley, rye, etc. that are used to create beer. Local is huge now, and that goes for beer ingredients too! Dan sells to NC breweries so that they can source their raw materials close by. […]

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Dec24

Episode 139 – Our Year End Unwind with Blake’s, Stone and Wicked Weed!

In the aftermath of our Holiday Spectacular, we close the bar so we can clean up and have a year end unwind before New Year’s with some brew deliciousness! This week we raid the fridge for Blake’s Cider Wassail, Wicked Weed’s Pernicious IPA, and finish up with Stone Brewing’s W00t Stout Collaboration with Drew Curtis […]

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