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Jul 16, 2019

We are joined by Co-Founder of Maui Brewing and Kupu Spirits, Garrett Marrero. We talk about the past, present and future of Garrett's famous Maui Hawaii based business, with topics including:

- Dan and Garrett's family meeting over a decade ago.

- Watching Garrett's travels on social media.

- Fallout from the Kona class action lawsuit.

- The challenges of selling a region specific lifestyle brand outside of Hawaii.

- Maui's "Dream Team" of brewers.

- The current state of regional craft breweries.

- Maui Brewing's method of increased growth in a flat market.

- Garrett's strong bond with Stone Brewing.

- Distribution logistics.

- Various reasons why brewers are pivoting to cider, seltzer and canned cocktails.

- Introducing Kupu Spirits.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• California Craft Beer Summit 2019 - Whether you are in the beer industry or just love drinking the good stuff, mark your calendar and secure your tickets for the biggest beer event on the west coast. 

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

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

Jul 9, 2019

Danny and Jonny Fullpint sit down and answer the beer related questions you submitted on social media for the July mailbag edition of The Full Pint Podcast. Questions and topics for this episode include:

- Hard seltzer

- Is craft beer as a whole a trend chaser?

- Why don't IPAs age well?

- Thoughts on proper glassware.

- The lowdown on mules.

- The appeal of sour beer.

- The correlation between beards and craft beer.

- Which is better draft beer or canned beer?

- Going to "craft beer hell"

- Approaching beer ratings.

- Best sour beer makers in California?

- Oxygen

- Thoughts on Dogfish Head / Sam Adams merger.

- How to approach a beer pairing dinner.

- Behind the scenes questions regarding The Full Pint.

- Beer labels.

- Predictions on the next beer trends.

- How do small distributors fit into the market.

- Old breweries rebranding to seem new.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

California Craft Beer Summit 2019Whether you are in the beer industry or just love drinking the good stuff, mark your calendar and secure your tickets for the biggest beer event on the west coast. 

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

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

Jun 25, 2019

We are joined by Jeffrey Airman, brewer and blender from Paradox Beer Company out of Divide, CO. We discuss a wide range of topics including:

- How Jeff got his gig at Paradox Beer Company.

- Jeff's sour ale brewing and blending inspirations.

- Transitioning from just blending and barrel aging to brewing, blending and aging.

- Moving to almost exclusively foudres.

- Oak aged and oak fermented lagers.

- Thoughts on spontaneous fermented beer.

- Take on Méthode Traditionnelle. 

- The Colorado beer market.

- Paradox stance on collaborating.

- The 2012 boom.

- The crash of the bottle market.

- The year of the hard seltzer.

- Untappd Unleashed.

- Latest Toppling Goliath controversy.

- Thoughts on announced 2019 Zwanze.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• The Bruery - Follow this [link], enter the promo code THEFULLPINT to receive 10% your first Preservation Society Box. Offer valid for June 2019.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

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

Jun 18, 2019

We are joined by founder of Scout Distribution, Harland Brewing as well as the founder of Saint Archer Brewing, Josh Landan. In this special episode of The Full Pint Podcast, we tell the other side of the "craft beer sellout" story from the seller's perspective. Topics of discussion include:

- How Josh started Saint Archer Brewing.

- Raising initial and subsequent funds for Saint Archer.

- Building a brewing 'Dream Team.'

- Response to SD Beer predicting "built to sell" chatter.

- Relationship with Stone Distribution.

- Courtship from big beer.

- Selling to MillerCoors in 2015.

- Dealing with employee concerns post-acquisition.

- Emotions surrounding paying back investors.

- Life after Saint Archer.

- Spinning up new non-alc companies.

- Jumping back into San Diego Beer.

- What is Scout Distribution is a response to.

- What makes Scout different?

- Signing on Societe Brewing to Scout.

- Starting up Harland Brewing.

- Josh's biggest regret.

And much more.

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• The Bruery - Follow this [link], enter the promo code THEFULLPINT to receive 10% your first Preservation Society Box. Offer valid for June 2019.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

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

Jun 11, 2019

Co-Founder and Brewer Andy Black of Yorkshire Square Brewery returns to the show to discuss his journey into making British beer all the way in Los Angeles. Items of discussion include:

- Andy's transition from homebrewing to brewing school in England.

- Falling in love with British Ales.

- Trying to break into pro brewing in New England.

- Moving out west to brew British Cask Ales for MacLeod Brewing.

- Taking the plunge and starting his own British Ale themed brewery in Torrance, CA. 

- The competitiveness and crowded market in the Torrance/South Bay area.

- The current consumer habits in craft beer.

- Tweaking the core lineup.

- One of Andy's recent famous outbursts on social media.

- What's next for Yorkshire Square Brewery.

- Plans for LA Bee Week.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• The Bruery - Follow this [link], enter the promo code THEFULLPINT to receive 10% your first Preservation Society Box. Offer valid for June 2019.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

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

Jun 6, 2019

This week we are joined by founder and Head Brewer of Two Tides Brewing out of Savannah, GA, James Massey. James discusses his very new brewery including:

- James jumping into craft beer a little over a year ago.

- Including his wife in on the new venture.

- The theme of Two Tides.

- Modern approach to the beer lineup.

- Is there a Florida style stout craze in Georgia?

- The presence of big beer in Georgia.

- The importance of branding.

- Accepting the IPA heavy market demand.

- The label IP / Parody / Homage debate.

- Untappd's influence on the market.

- Thoughts on the Sam Adams/ Dogfish Deal.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

The Bruery - Follow this [link], enter the promo code THEFULLPINT to receive 10% your first Preservation Society Box. Offer valid for June 2019.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

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

May 28, 2019

We are joined this week by Ting Su, Co-Founder of Eagle Rock Brewery. We discuss Ting's journey in Los Angeles' growing beer culture including:

- Starting Eagle Rock Brewery during the beginning's of LA Beer.

- Why LA was a little behind the craft beer boom.

- Courtship and breakup with Stone Distribution.

- Wiegand Family Distribution.

- Shifting from bombers to cans.

- Opening Eagle Rock Publick House.

- Women's Beer Forum.

- Combatting legislation loophole trolls.

- Plans for LA Beer Week.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• CraftyShipping.com - Pack your box of beer with confidence using Crafty Shipping's specially made crate. Listen to the show for the 10% off promo code.

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

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



 

May 21, 2019

We are joined this week by Marketing Manager at Wiley Roots Brewing, Scott Davidson out of Greeley, CO. We discuss the very important aspect of marketing within craft beer, including:

- Scott reaching out to The Full Pint.

- Scott's role with Wiley Roots.

- Living the double life as an IT professional

- Deep dive into marketing on Facebook.

- Wiley Root's lineup of beers.

- The Sonic Burger incident.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• CraftyShipping.com - Pack your box of beer with confidence using Crafty Shipping's specially made crate. Listen to the show for the 10% off promo code.

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

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

 

May 14, 2019

This week, we are joined by Sam Tierney, Head Brewer at Firestone Walker - The Propagator in Venice, CA. We discuss many topics with Sam including:

- Sam's early days on RateBeer, ticking and trading.

- Being classically trained to brew at The Siebel Institute.

- Knocking on doors looking for his first beer job.

- Getting hired at Firestone Walker Brewing.

- Starting off on the graveyard shift as a cellarperson.

- Working under Matt Brynildson and Dustin Kral.

- Being part of the creative process.

- 805 Beer.

- Living in a slow paced city of Paso Robles.

- Launching Firestone Walker - The Propagator 

- How The Propagator fits in with the main brewery.

- The Creation of Mind Haze IPA

- Discussion about the recent Dogfish Head Boston Beer merger.

And much more!

 

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• CraftyShipping.com - Pack your box of beer with confidence using Crafty Shipping's specially made crate. Listen to the show for the 10% off promo code.

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

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

 

May 7, 2019

We are joined this week by Associate Professor at McGeorge School of Law and Craft Beer Attorney Dan Croxall. We allegedly talk about many items regarding beer and law including:

- Dan's role at McGeorge School of Law at University of the Pacific.

- Why the focus on beer law?

- The focus of the course at McGeorge.

- Why do breweries need legal service?

- Brewhouse liabilities.

- Label/branding issues.

- Exploding cans.

- Compliant beer formulas.

- Environmental considerations.

- The Stone/MillerCoors case.

- The Founders Brewing case.

- Ugly partnership breakups on social media.

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• CraftyShipping.com - Pack your box of beer with confidence using Crafty Shipping's specially made crate. Listen to the show for the 10% off promo code.

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

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

Apr 30, 2019

This week, we are joined by the Brewery Director from Tired Hands Brewing, Colin McFadden. We discuss many interesting topics with Colin including:

- Growing up in the Philly area.

- How Colin got into the beer industry.

- Linking up with Jean Broillet and contributing to opening tired hands.

- Getting the nickname 'The Magick Man.'

- Fan perception of who's brewing the beer.

- Tired Hand's core lineup.

- Catering to two different audiences.

- Milkshake IPA.

- Beer as currency.

- Direct to consumer approach and creating experiences.

- Navigating collaboration requests.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• CraftyShipping.com - Pack your box of beer with confidence using Crafty Shipping's specially made crate. Listen to the show for the 10% off promo code.

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

• Shelton Brothers Insiders Tour - Take a once in a lifetime guided beer tour of Barcelona or Franconia with the authority on World Class beer. Visit http://sheltonbrotherstours.com to book your experience now.

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

 

Apr 23, 2019

This week, we are joined by Dan Cady, Head Brewer of Mikkeller San Diego. We discuss Dan's journey in San Diego beer and the birth of Mikkeller's first proper brewery. Items of discussion include:

- Dan's first brewery gigs in San Diego.

- AleSmith moving out and Mikkeller moving in.

- Working under Bill Batten.

- Initial confusion between Mikkeller contract brews, beer bars and an actual brewery.

- The dynamic between Denmark HQ and San Diego Brewery.

- Hazies in San Diego.

- The Viking Club.

- Sustainability of "a new can a week"

- The story behind Windy Hill NEIPA.

- How will Mikkeller SD fare in the weird SD market?

- The barrel program.

- Thoughts on Lo-Cal and Cannabis drinkings.

- Will traditional styles make a return?

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• CraftyShipping.com - Pack your box of beer with confidence using Crafty Shipping's specially made crate. Listen to the show for the 10% off promo code.

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

• Shelton Brothers Insiders Tour - Take a once in a lifetime guided beer tour of Barcelona or Franconia with the authority on World Class beer. Visit http://sheltonbrotherstours.com to book your experience now.

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

Apr 17, 2019

Back by popular demand, we are once again joined by Co-Founder of Beer Kulture and Author of This Ain't The Beer That You're Used To: A Beginners Guide to Good Beer, Dom Cook, Aka Doochie Dooch.

We discuss many things with Dooch including:

- The process behind the creating and releasing the book. 

- Approaches most beer books take.

- Some small wins during Tampa Bay Beer Week.

- Authentically teaming up with New Belgium Brewing.

- Going on tour but not a book tour.

- Heavy conversation about why craft beer won't open up new demographics.

- An example of how Hennessey successfully marketed to the black community.

- A return to beer flavored beer.

And much more.

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• CraftyShipping.com - Pack your box of beer with confidence using Crafty Shipping's specially made crate. Listen to the show for the 10% off promo code.

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

• Shelton Brothers Insiders Tour - Take a once in a lifetime guided beer tour of Barcelona or Franconia with the authority on World Class beer. Visit http://sheltonbrotherstours.com to book your experience now.

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

Apr 9, 2019

We are joined by Owner/Head Brewer of Dionysus Brewing out of Bakersfield, CA, Kyle Pittser. We chat with Kyle in complete astonishment as he talks us through his journey from 18 year old bartender all the way up to owning his on sour focused brewery. Items of discussion include:

- Going from the oil fields to Lengthwise Brewing at age 18.

- Learning to home brew and tackling sours.

- Starting an underground sour club.

- Kyle's insane methods for making sours on a primitive setup.

- Inspirations in the sour realm.

- Biggest fears.

- Having to brew other styles for the sake of the business.

- The kettle sour stigma.

- Thoughts on Methode Traditionale.

- Collab wishes.

- Expansion plans.

- The value in a small brewery visiting the craft brewers conference.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

CraftyShipping.com - Pack your box of beer with confidence using Crafty Shipping's specially made crate. Listen to the show for the 10% off promo code.

El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

Shelton Brothers Insiders Tour - Take a once in a lifetime guided beer tour of Barcelona or Franconia with the authority on World Class beer. Visit http://sheltonbrotherstours.com to book your experience now.

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

 

Apr 2, 2019

We are joined by Head Brewer and Co-Founder of 3 Sons Brewing, Corey Artanis out of Dania Beach, FL. We discuss the long and winding road to Corey and his crew opening up their brewery and taproom, with topics including:

- How Corey and Danny met in the summer of 2016.

- Corey's life before beer.

- Jumping into the home brewing and bottle share scene.

- Homebrews being noticed by pro-brewers.

- Hunahpu's Day fame.

- Any jealousy surrounding fame without an actual brewery?

- Brewing a relationship with The Brass Tap

- Reaction to the myriad of 'Sons' and 'Daughters' named breweries.

- How big can these adjunct beers scale up?

- Caution with certain adjuncts.

- Thoughts on scarcity.

- Obstacles of leasing then opening the brewery.

- Constantly being asked when will you be open?

- Thoughts and benefits to launching Family bottle club prior to opening.

- RateBeer's Best.

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.

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some of the best hoppy ales in Southern California. Learn more about El Segundo Brewing at https://www.elsegundobrewing.com/

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

 

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

Feb 26, 2019

We are joined by Michael Lowenberg and Eric Levin, partners at Modern Hops, an independent beer distributor in Atlanta, GA. We have a fun chat discussing their business and many other topics including:

- Modern Hops business model.

- Dealing with Georgia's alcohol laws.

- The dynamic with the big and macro craft in the Atlanta area.

- The Atlanta craft scene.

- The Juice Strikes Back festival

- Managing feelings of local breweries.

- Approaching this kind of festival as a fan.

- Holding breweries accountable for social issue flubs.

- IP theft.

- Pricing craft beer.

And much more!

This podcast is sponsored by Maui Brewing Co. Please visit mauibrewingco.com to learn more.

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

Feb 19, 2019

This week, we are joined by Marcus Baskerville, Co-Founder and Head Brewer at Weathered Souls Brewing out of San Antonio, TX. We discuss many things including:

- How Marcus got involved in the craft beer industry.

- How Weathered Souls started.

- Weathered Souls beer lineup/approach.

- Introducing craft beer to swill drinking locals.

- Red tape involving Texas alcohol laws.

- The direction of Texas craft.

- What absolutely what won't work with San Antonio locals.

- Shiner's place in craft.

- Diversity in craft beer.

- Takes on all the latest fads.

- And much more!

This podcast is sponsored by Maui Brewing Co. Please visit mauibrewingco.com to learn more.

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

Feb 12, 2019

We are joined by beer writer, certified beer judge and current creative force behind the beer web comic Massive Potions Ken Weaver. We talk about Ken's journey through the craft beer industry and touch on items including:

- Ken and Danny meeting on RateBeer.com 12 years ago.

- How the beer geek scene has evolved over the past decade.

- Ken's job at RateBeer.com.

- Untappd and Facebook's impact on beer geek culture.

- Ken's departure from RateBeer and move to All About Beer Magazine.

- Thoughts on RateBeer.com being sold to ZX Ventures and what they might have actually purchased.

- The duty of being a certified beer judge.

- Launching Massive Potion, a web comic about beer.

- A look at sub niche beer geek entertainment.

And much more!

Make sure you check out Massive Potions at https://massivepotions.com/

This podcast is sponsored by Maui Brewing Co. Please visit mauibrewingco.com to learn more.

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

Feb 5, 2019

We are joined by Beer Director for San Francisco Bay area Beer Baron Bar & Kitchen, Corey Whelchel. We discuss the very important aspect of implementing a unique and responsible beer program in 2019. Items of discussion include:

- Corey's role with Beer Baron.

- Who or what should drive a pub's taplist.

- Addressing the issue of permanent tap handles and classic styles.

- The importance of stocking out of market beers.

- Out of town breweries flopping in California.

- Wages and cost of living affecting beer bars.

And much more.

This podcast is sponsored by Maui Brewing Co. Please visit mauibrewingco.com to learn more.

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

Jan 29, 2019

We are joined by one of the coolest, most easy going brewers we've ever met, Preston Thoeny from Wren House Brewing. While we were unsuccessful in getting him riled up about anything, we discussed many items including:

- Danny's take on Wren House Brewing.

- Preston's journey from Big Sky in Montana to Phoenix.

- How did Drew and Bill rope in Preston.

- Wren House Brewing's focused beer lineup.

- Initial beers that were not a success.

- Co-existing with other Arizona Breweries.

- The unique barrel program.

- The IPA program. 

- Lagers.

- Unmet challenges.

- Constant collaborations.

- Eyeing expansion.

- A run down of all the latest trends going on in craft beer.

And much more!

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

Jan 23, 2019

We are joined by founder of Turn It Up Media and former marketing director of Oskar Blues Chad Melis. We discuss many things including:

- How Danny got linked up with Chad years ago.

- How Chad got his start with Oskar Blues.

- Chad's involvement with the iconic branding and product introduction at Oskar Blues.

- Having fun with the packaging.

- Incorporating a outdoor lifestyle into a national brand.

- Oskar Blues speed and approach to rolling out products.

- Scaling up to CANarchy.

- Leaving Oskar Blues to start up Turn It Up Media.

- Building a client base.

- Taking on an established brand vs growing a new brand.

And much more!

Would you like to have your brewery or beer related business advertised on this very show? Of course you do. Please drop us a note by clicking this --> link <--

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

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