Stone Brewing

Stone Brewing’s Greg Koch-GABF 2008

  It is rare to see a business commit so completely to environmental and socially responsible practices. Despite higher operating costs and logistical challenges that those very practices present, Stone Brewing Company World Bistro and Gardens is a model to that end. Greg reveals Stone’s unwavering focus to conscientiously invest in responsible, sustainable business practices, […]

Samuel Adams’ Jim Koch & Longshot-GABF 2008

Jim Koch presents the Longshot Homebrew Contest finalists of both the nation-wide side and the Employee side of the competition. Expressing his passion for homebrewing and the relevance it continues to have in the Craft Brewing movement Jim reveals the winners of this years competition. Interestingly one of the beers that won last year will […]

21st Amendment

GABF 2008: Falling Rock, 21st Amendment, Michelob Experimentals

Day one of the Great American Beer Festival and I started off with a beer at Falling Rock Tap House. They are the unofficial hub during GABF week. You’ll hear owner Chris Black discuss the GABF and what is behind this pub making the “top 10″ list. Then I attended a food and beer tasting featuring […]

GABF Brewing Industry Interviews 4

In this 4th episode of the Great American Beer Festival series you’ll hear from Rogue Ales’-Brett Joyce, Samual Adams’-Jim Koch, Snake River Brewing’s-Tim Harland. We find out what their very important roll in the Journalism awards was, and about the beers they brought, crowd favorites and medal winners. Snake River Brewing goes in depth about the […]

GABF Brewing Industry Interviews 3

In this third episode of interviews recorded live from the Great American Beer Festival. Ninkasi Brewing Company’s Jamie Floyd introduces the show. I bring you Cambridge Brewing Company’s brewer Will Meyers fascinating discussion about Gruets. Will’s Gruets have gained recognition in the US and abroad. Roof Brothers Wine and Spirits beer manager Kane Roberts […]

GABF Brewing Industry Interviews 2

  The second in a series of Great American Beer Festival interviews with brewers, brewery owners, and others, recorded live from the festival and GABF events. In this episode we hear from Elysian‘s Dick Cantwell about the soon to be operating brewery at Elysian Fields and the now famous Pumpkin Festival that features a real pumpkin […]

GABF Brewing Industry Interviews 1

  The first in a series of Great American Beer Festival interviews with brewers, brewery owners, and others, recorded live from the festival and GABF events. In this episode we hear from a trio of industry icons: Widmer Brothers Brewing Company’s Rob Widmer, Kona Brewing Company’s Tony Scollieri, and Anheuser Busch’s George Reisch.  Full Sail’s Barney […]

Links – a crazy list!

Allagash Brewery Amstel Anheuser-Busch Asahi Aspall Cider Avery Brewing Co. Ayinger Beamish Beer Guide to Bamberg and Franconia Belhaven Bend Brewing Bier Stein Big Sky Brewing Bitburger Black Sheep Bluegrass Brewing Co. Blue Mountain Cider Boscos Boston Beer Brewers Association Brewery Ommegang Cambridge Brewing Co. (MA) Campaign for Real Ale Celebrator Chimay Cornelius Pass Roadhouse and Brewery Deschutes […]

Cambridge Brewing’s Megan Parisi, Brewsters and Women in the Industry


Cambridge Brewing’s head brewster Megan Parisi and member of the Pink Boots Society of women in the brewing industry speaks about their seasonal and award winning beers, exactly how she got her foot in the door as a professional brewer, a bit of the history of women in the brewing industry and some of […]

Roots Organic Brewery’s Craig Nichols: Festivals, Organics, Beer…

Craig Nichols sat down over a beer with me and we talked about the North American Organic Brewers Festival and so much more: Roots surprising answer to the hop and barley shortages and pricing issues. Thier upcoming Belgium Festival, Great American Beer Festival experiences Important details to successfully age ales. Their outstanding brewers and upcoming ales. They’re […]