This week, Javi sits down with Andy Black of Yorkshire Square Brewery. For those not familiar, Andy has made his mark on the Los Angeles beer scene by brewing to style English style ales served via cask engine. Hear Andy's journey from studying British ales to opening his very own UK themed brewery.
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.
Javi sits down with the face that runs this place, Danny Fullpint. We sip on the finest beer and talk about recent hot topics such as recent brewery closures, brewers hating on hazy IPA, Firestone Invitational and much much more.
Javi sits down with owner and brewer of Hawthorne, CA's Los Angeles Ale Works, Kip Barnes. Kip shares his Cinderella story of going from a crowd sourced startup gypsy brewer to a full fledged brick and mortar craft brewery in the latest craft beer hot bed, the South Bay.
We are joined by our friend Jason Brewer of Listermann Brewing / Triple Digit Brewing. Jason wears many hats, and explains his journey from craft beer fanatic to deep in the trenches of one of Cincinnati's coolest breweries. This is a fun listen.
We are joined today by Kate Lee and Kevin Storm of Richmond Virginia's Hardywood Park Craft Brewery. Virginia is in the middle of a craft beer boom, and these guys break it down for us. Topics include their beginnings in the industry, current trends, and the magic coming out of their barrel program.
Posted a little late, we are joined this past week with Simon Brown of Claremont Craft Ales. Claremont Craft Ales is in the often overlooked Inland Empire of Southern California. Simon and Javi talk about the current climate of the craft beer community, Claremont's beginnings and lots more shop talk.
This week, we are joined by Cigar City Brewing's Brewmaster Wayne Wambles. Wayne takes us through his journey as a homebrewer in the 90's, all the way up to his prestigious position at Florida's most popular craft brewery.
Javi sits down with the fun, talented crew over at Three Weavers Brewing in Inglewoods, CA. Hear about Three Weaver's beginnings, the fun they have in the brewhouse and other spirited industry banter.
We are joined this week Ted Whitney, veteran craft beer slanger and current National Sales Director of Melvin Brewing in Wyoming. Topics of discussion include San Francisco Beer Week, Melvin Brewing and much much more.
You asked for it, we listened! Phil Thomas of Clown Shoes Beers was one of our most listened to guests of 2016, so we brought back this interesting fella for round two. Listen to Javi and Phil cut it up about the current 'scene', what's going on at Clown Shoes and much much more.
We are joined this week by longtime friend, current writer and certified Cicerone Alex P. Davis of Los Angeles. Alex takes us through his journey into craft beer, studying for the bar exam and his strong opinions on the 'scene.
We are joined by the one and only Frances Lopez aka Franny Fullpint of the Los Angeles Brewers Guild. We get a bit of a background into how Frances got into the beer industry, what her current role is in the LABG, her thoughts on the budding local scene and much much more.
Javier treks out to Huntington Beach, CA, where he talks with Trevor Walls of Riip Brewing. Riip Brewing is a very young brewery that has made that NOOOOISE by winning a GABF medal for their IPA. Learn about his journey and plans for the future.
Javi shares the second part of his long conversation with Bottle Logic Brewing of Anaheim, CA. Bottle Logic also just won our Best Craft Beer of 2016 poll, so congrats to them for that.
Javi sits down with Wes Parker and Brandon Buckner of Bottle Logic Brewing. In part one, we hear the beginnings of this fine Anaheim brewery and how they design there most popular brews.
Danny and Javi recap some notable events of 2016, then throw out some predictions for 2017. This is a fun session, so crack a beer and enjoy.
Javi sits down with well respected, Los Angeles based beer writer John Verive. John talks about the emerging craft beer scene in Los Angeles, his journey obtaining Cicerone certifications and more.
Danny interviews Kerry Caldwell of Edge Brewing in Boise, ID. We discuss Kerry's beginnings in brewing, moving to Idaho, and a very tragic accident she was involved in last year at the brew house.
Javi sits down with Mexican craft brewer Gilbert Bjørn Nielsen of Cervecería Calavera. Listen to Gilbert's story of his home brew beginnings and the challenges of opening an independent brewery in the country of Mexico.
We are joined today by Jim Crooks of Firestone Walker BarrelWorks. Jim is a longtime employee of Firestone Walker, and currently captains the ship of Firestone's wild ale program in Buellton, CA. Learn about Jim's journey over the past two decades, and how he wrangles barrels all day long.
Dan interviews Cory King of Side Project Brewing. For those not familiar, Cory was one of the original brewers at Perennial Ales and has begun his on small batch, family owned brewery focusing on barrel aged wild ales. His beers are currently coveted as some of the best and most rare beer in the world. Let's hear about his journey and plans for the future.
We're joined by Shane Welch, president of Sixpoint Craft Ales in Brooklyn, NY. We hear about Sixpoint's unique entry into the craft beer scene and how they've maintained steady, focused growth.
This week Javi sits down with GABF medal winning brewery Devon Randall. Devon talks about her journey with Arts District Brewing, winning at this year's GABF, her thoughts on the latest IPA trends and more.
Danny sits down to discuss last week's layoffs at Stone Brewing. We get in depth knowledge as to what led up to this unfortunate event and outside forces that most likely contributed to it. You won't get this kind of insight anywhere else besides TheFullPint.com.