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The Full Pint Podcast

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Now displaying: March, 2019
Mar 26, 2019

We are joined this week by Head Brewer of Central Coast Brewing, Brendan Gough. We discuss Brendan's journey from home brewer to GABF award winner as well as the history behind CCB. We discuss the following:

- Central Coast's beginnings as a "brew on premise' brewery.

- Central Coast's transition into a destination brewery.

- Brendan's journey from home brewing to gig at Firestone Walker Brewing.

- The entire process of submitting beers for judging at the Great American Beer Festival from beginning to end.

- Identifying what categories to enter.

- How would Brendan tweak the current GABF format?

- Thoughts on the Central Coast of California's beer landscape.

- Thoughts on lager's popularity in 2018 and 2019.

- Feelings about hoppy lagers.

- Trend of cans versus the stability of brown bottles.

And much more!

This podcast is sponsored by CraftyShipping.com . Please listen to the show to receive your 10% off promo code for perfectly made beer bottle shippers.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Mar 19, 2019

We take a break from our usual format to answer the questions from you, the loyal listeners of The Full Pint Podcast. Danny and Jonny sift through great craft beer related questions submitted on social media including:

- Cellaring beers so they are not so hot.

- Thoughts on Monkish Brewing's fame.

- 2019's horrible IPA gimmick?

- What would we do or not do when opening a beer bar?

- Tasting room pet peeves.

- Is cellaring big stouts necessary?

- Why do beer bars serve all styles so cold?

- Hot take request: glamorization of over-consumption.

- Hot take request: The term crushable.

- Practical uses for The Full Pint glassware?

- Why don't brewers push the styles they love more?

- Why do breweries expand when sales are slow in the tap room?

- Thoughts on secondary beer market.

- When will the haze craze end?

- Thoughts on "hype beasts"

- Thoughts on glitter beer.

- Will lagers become a trend in craft beer?

- Hot take request: IP theft.

- Questions about the crystal malt issue with Resilience IPA.

And much more!

This podcast is sponsored by CraftyShipping.com . Please listen to the show to receive your 10% off promo code for perfectly made beer bottle shippers.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Mar 12, 2019

We are joined by veteran beer writer and noted beer twitter villain Andy Crouch. Andy guides us through his journey covering craft beer that leads us to hot takes on the current state of beer writing. Items of discussion include:

- Andy's writing resume.

- The challenges of writing about beer history.

- Framing up the world known as Beer Twitter.

- Linking up with the Alström Brothers / BeerAdvocate.

- BeerAdvocate's reputation of yesteryear.

- Thoughts on "Beer Reddit."

- The erosion of print beer magazines.

- The beer industry supporting beer media?

- What Andy thinks is lost in today's beer coverage.

- The intersection of heavy social issues and the brewing industry.

And much more!

This podcast is sponsored by CraftyShipping.com . Please listen to the show to receive your 10% off promo code for perfectly made beer bottle shippers.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Mar 5, 2019

We are joined by one of the most talented hazemakers in the country, Eric Bachli from Sixpoint Brewery in Brooklyn, NY. We discuss Eric's unique rise in the professional brewing industry with topics including:

- Eric's beginnings in biotech/pharma industry.

- Being fascinated with homebrewing.

- Laser focus on technical brewing education.

- Eric's first shot at professional brewing at CBA.

- Eric's big shot at Trillium Brewing.

- Eric's thoughts on the Trillium labor snafu.

- Jumping ship to Sixpoint Brewery.

- Tweaking Sixpoint's IPA profile.

- Thoughts on the unique slim cans at Sixpoint.

- The Sixpoint beer app.

- Thoughts on breweries that command a line for a release.

- Thoughts on the Lucky Charms beer.

- Thoughts on the sale to ABV.

And much much more.

This podcast is sponsored by CraftyShipping.com . Please listen to the show to receive your 10% off promo code for perfectly made beer bottle shippers.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

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