This week, Javi sits down with Tony Lawrence of Boneyard Beer in Portland Oregon. Items of discussion include starting up Boneyard, their inclusion into the beer heavy market of Portland. Other topics include how Boneyard may or may not be affected by AB-InBev's 10 Barrel Brewing and the current climate of the craft beer industry. Tony is a very energetic dude and makes for a great listen.
Javi talks with Julia Herz of The Brewers Association and CraftBeer.com. We hear about Julia's journey into the beer world from her start as a young homebrewer all the way to her current role at BA. Topics include the current landscape of the industry as well as the current Independent Craft Beer seal issue everyone is talking about.
This week, Javi sits down with award winning brewer Evan Price of Green Cheek Beer in Orange, CA. For those not familiar with Evan, he was the head brewer at Noble Ale Works in Anaheim among other well known Southern California craft breweries. We hear about the trials and tribulations on opening a new brewery and all the little details of launching a new brand. This is a fun listen!
We are joined by a craft beer national treasure known as Bobby Mathews. Bobby shares his strong feelings on the current landscape of the SD Beer scene, his journey around the globe. Bobby is a former member of the Alpine/Green Flash family and has lots on his mind.
Javi catches up with Head Brewer of Abnormal Beer Co, Derek Gallanosa. Derek just got back from Mikkeller Beer Celebration in Copenhagen, and shares his tale of his beginnings at Karl Strauss. Other topics include Abnormal's approach and the current landscape of the San Diego beer community.
We have an action packed episode with Danny and Javi. Items of discussion include the recent Wicked Weed Brewing news, the South African Hops story, Beachwood's run-in with FAKE NEWS, The Full Pint 10th Anniversary and more.
We are joined by Kelly Green Brewing's Founder Justin Flemming and Ed Coffee, who has headed up their barrel program. Kelly Green Brewing is a small startup brewery in South Jersey, right near Philadelphia. While Philadelphia is a rather mature craft beer scene, South Jersey is just now joining in on the fun.
In the back of Highland Park Brewery, on #SaisonDay, Dan and Javi sit down with craft beer legend Rob Tod of Allagash Brewing. We talk about many topics including Allagash's laser focus in the always volatile market, stories of Allagash's beginnings, fun times with the Brett pack and much much more.