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Feb 25, 2020

We are joined by Co-Founder and brewer at Unseen Creatures out of Miami, FL, Marco Leyte-Vidal. We discuss many things including:

- Getting initial buzz from Alex G from JWB.

- How Marco got into beer.

- Why the hell would you open a brewery in 2020?

- The dynamics of working with your wife.

- Unseen Creatures beer lineup.

- Other beer and brewery inspirations.

- Brewing against market trends with wood aged sours and mixed fermentation.

- Love of hoppy ales and lagers.

- Would Marco brew a kettle sour?

- The maturity of the Miami beer scene.

- Upcoming pastry collab with famous brewer.

- Hype philosophy.

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.

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

Feb 19, 2020

This week, we break from our normal format to bring you the February Mailbag Episodes. We asked our loyal listeners and readers on social media to submit their best beer related questions and this is what was asked:

- Will we go an episode without talking about H*** S******?

- Scaling up batches of beer.

- Will Schwartz beer be popular again?

- Kids in breweries?

- Snobby, off-putting beertenders.

- Thoughts on 450 North-gate.

- Beer and hip hop?

- End of life for old beer in retail?

- Why 4 packs?

- How do to make beer more fun?

- Danny's favorite brewers?

- Raw ales and Kveik?

- The bastardization of the term IPA?

- Thoughts on The BA Independent Seal.

- Next hot style?

- North Carolina's ABV law.

- Where is Guinness stout brewed?

- Why are bananas so hot right now?

- Where are the best hops grown?

- How much technical knowledge does one need to make beer?

- Proprietary hops?

- What beer would be awesome in 8 oz. cans?

- Thoughts on beer influencers?

And tons 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.

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

Feb 12, 2020

Returning the show, founder of J. Wakefield Brewing out of Miami, FL, Johnathan Wakefield. We discuss many things including:

- The upcoming 5th Annual Wakefest

- How does he improve on the festival from previous years.

- Showing love to nearly 140 breweries over 3 days.

- Keeping an eye on guest breweries that have no line.

- Any new guests John\'s stoked about.

- The magnum raffles for charity.

- Our love of Permanent Hangover

- Distro into Publix

- How great are Pub Subs?

- The decision to expand out of direct to consumer.

- Negotiating with Whole Foods Market.

- Planning for spot number 2.

- The importance of food + tasting room combo.

- Remaining independent.

- Being shopped by big beer.

- Thoughts on the rise and fall of Ballast Point.

- Speculation on Funky Budha Brewing.

- John\'s tight collab circle.

- Lo-Cal IPA and Pastry seltzers.

And much 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.

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

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, 100 Calorie Hazy IPA Low Cal, High Haze.

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

Feb 4, 2020

We are joined by San Diego Beer royalty, head brewer of the up-and-coming Tap Room Beer Co. in San Diego, CA, Bill Batten. We discuss many things with Bill including:

- Our long history with Bill.

- How Bill got into brewing.

- Him joining AleSmith and growing it with the team.

- Moving AleSmith out and moving Mikkeller in.

- Becoming a free agent.

- Consulting for SD startups.

- PB TapRoom.

- Tap Room Beer Co.

- What beers will Bill brew.

- Philosophy on San Diego IPA.

- Old school vs Modern West Coast IPA.

- Thoughts on today's hazy IPA.

- Approach to fitting in to today's market.

- Thoughts on Toronado San Diego closing.

And much 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. 

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

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, 100 Calorie Hazy IPA Low Cal, High Haze.

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

Jan 21, 2020

This week we are joined by Andrew Schwartz, Commissioner of Flavor at Modern Times Beer in San Diego. We discuss many things including:

- Modern Times entering the scene over 6 years ago.

- Skepticism over Modern Time's bravado.

- Andrew's beginnings in craft beer.

- How Andrew joined Modern Times.

- Astonishment over how many new products MT makes a month.

- Comparing the product innovation to The Bruery.

- Feedback channels for new products.

- A look at MT's core lineup, then and now.

- Modern Time's membership programs and fanbase.

- Is Modern Times staying on top of beer trends?

- MT's big festivals.

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. 

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

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, 100 Calorie Hazy IPA Low Cal, High Haze.

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

Jan 14, 2020

We are back for part two of our very interesting conversation with Craft Beer's nemesis Daniel Katzen aka @katzenbrau. WE continue on picking Cat's brain with topics such as:

- Craft beer around 2014

- Craft beer in 2019

- Thoughts on Brewers Association.

- Thoughts on GABF competition.

- BJCP and GABF style guide.

- Cicerone talk.

- Does The Cat hate anyone/everyone who makes a dime off of beer?

- ESOP.

- The Cats view on his local scene of Richmond Virginia.

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. 

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

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, 100 Calorie Hazy IPA Low Cal, High Haze.

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

Jan 7, 2020

This week, we are joined by one of the most interesting characters in all of #BeerTwitter, @katzenbrau aka Daniel Katzen. We sit down for a two part interview with The Cat, where we discuss many of the topics surrounding beer and brewing that he feels strongly about including:

- Danny explains The Cat's online persona.

- Who is this guy?

- How is this guy so tuned in to the beer industry?

- Scraping with beer writer Jeff Alworth.

- Cat's love of German beer.

- Cat's homebrewing.

- Thoughts on wood aged lagering.

- Posh breweries dabbling into lager making.

- The bastardization of Märzen, Oktoberfest and STEINS.

- Cat's nemesis: Craft Beer

And much 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. 

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

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, 100 Calorie Hazy IPA Low Cal, High Haze.

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

Jan 2, 2020

This week, we are joined by co-founder and head brewer of the brand new Wild Fields Brew House, Ryan Fields. We discuss many things including:

- When Ryan met Jackie.

- Ryan joining Beachwood Blendery.

- Winning awards with such a young barrel program.

- Having the itch to start up a family business.

- How does one get funding for a small brewery in 2019?

- Atascadero, CA?

- The concept of Wild Fields Brew House.

- Were there any surprises in bringing a new brew pub online?

- A rundown of the brew house equipment.

- Is there room for growth?

- Working hand in hand with wife Jackie.

- The family theme of the brew pub.

- A look at the beer program.

- What won't Ryan brew?

- Hopes/wishes for 2020.

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. 

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

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, 100 Calorie Hazy IPA Low Cal, High Haze.

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

Dec 17, 2019

We sit down with our dear friend Doug Veliky, CFO at Revolution Brewing, and creator of BeerCrunchers.com and @beerafficianado to recap the crazy craft beer year 2019. In part two of our recap, we discuss the following:

- Lo-Cal IPAs.

- Non-beer products from breweries.

- The New Belgium sale.

- Ballast Point sale.

- Who's next to sell, and what profile is ripe for M&A.

- Is 8,000 craft breweries sustainable.

- Does the number go up or down.

- Final thoughts.

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. 

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

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, 100 Calorie Hazy IPA Low Cal, High Haze.

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

Dec 11, 2019

We sit down with our dear friend Doug Veliky, CFO at Revolution Brewing, and creator of BeerCrunchers.com and @beerafficianado to recap the crazy craft beer year 2019. In part one of our recap, we discuss the following:

- Reintroduction to Doug.

- Doug's Children's charity.

- Framing up the biggest topics of 2019.

- Regional breweries adding seltzer.

- Naturdays and the Natural Light Brand.

- Milkshake IPAs.

- Shelf stable hazies.

- ABI's moves for the year.

- Beer influencers.

And much 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. 

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

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, 100 Calorie Hazy IPA Low Cal, High Haze.

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

Dec 4, 2019

We are joined by longtime friend of the show and Pink Boots Society Los Angeles Chapter Leader Blanca Quintero. We discuss  many things with Blanca including:

- Danny and Blanca going back over a decade.

- The Famous Beer Trio.

- Looking back on LA beer.

- Blanca's role with Pink Boots Society.

- Pink Boots protecting from lawsuit trolls.

- PBS crossing over with other diversity groups?

- How Blanca got her first beer job at Stone Brewing.

- The company culture and perks working for Stone Brewing.

- How Blanca got hired at her second job at Firestone.

- Being a Firestone fangirl.

- Advice for ladies who want to work in beer.

- Advice for men on how to act around females in beer.

- Wishes/predictions for 2020.

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. 

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

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, 100 Calorie Hazy IPA Low Cal, High Haze.

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

Nov 27, 2019

This week, we are joined by Co-Owner and Brewer at Dark Sky Brewing , Ryan Sandlin out of Flagstaff, AZ. We discuss Ryan's new-ish brewery as well as many other fun topics such as:

- We give Ryan the floor to respond to John Rowley's roast from episode 159.

- We learn about Ryan's quick move into craft beer.

- Introduction to Dark Sky Brewing.

- Barrel aged sours selling well.

- Canned barrel aged sours?

- The advantages and disadvantages of brewing on a 3 BBL system.

- Perspective on the Flagstaff beer scene.

- Why is the AZ craft market a little behind?

- Barleywine is Life?

- Chug videos?

- New Belgium Brewing sale talk.

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. 

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

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, 100 Calorie Hazy IPA Low Cal, High Haze.

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

Nov 20, 2019

We are joined by Brewmaster of Fields and Ivy Brewing out of Lawrence, Kansas, Dan Chivetta. We talk about Dan's craft beer journey including:

- Dan's start in the craft beer business.

- Working at Boulevard Brewing.

- Starting up Fields and Ivy.

- Using the title Brewmaster.

- The concept behind Fields and Ivy.

- Craft malting?

- Farm to table concepts.

- The dynamic with Kansas University.

- The top selling beer.

- More freedom working at a startup vs regional brewery.

- Local competition.

- Market dictation on creativity.

- Boldly choosing a bottling line.

- Predictions and outlook for 2020.

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. 

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

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, 100 Calorie Hazy IPA Low Cal, High Haze.

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

 

Nov 13, 2019

We are joined for the second time, John Rowley, owner and brewer at Rowley Farmhouse Ales out of Sante Fe, NM. We talk about many things including:

- A recap of John's first visit on the podcast.

- Rowley Farmhouse Ales winning big at 2019 GABF.

- John's week in Denver this year.

- Introduction to the three beers that won at GABF.

- Being featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.

- Uptick in business due to Guy Fieri and GABF?

- Continue serving guest beers at the pub?

- Barleywine is LIfe.

- John's Chug Video hobby.

- What's 2020 look like?

- Seltzermania.

And much 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. 

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

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, Low Cal, High Haze.

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

Nov 5, 2019

We are joined by author and award winning beer writer out of Portland, OR, Jeff Alworth. We discuss the recent closures of staple breweries in Portland and a bit of back history including:

- Dan's admiration for Jeff's work.

- How Jeff got into beer writing.

- Dan's unfair assessment of the Portland flavor profile.

- Oregon being the most mature beer city in America.

- The closures of the mature Oregon breweries over the past two years.

- Is what's happening in the Oregon market going to happen in other beer cities?

- Thoughts on the rise of Great Notion Brewing.

- Portland's price per beer conditioning.

- Modern Times PDX talk.

- Jeff's place on Beer Twitter.

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. 

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

Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, Low Cal, High Haze.

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

 

Oct 29, 2019

We break from our normal interview format to answer listener submitted questions on the current state of the beer industry. Questions include:

- Thoughts on sellouts.

- Pub owners and bottle shop keeps stocking trendy styles.

- Who's responsible for out of code beer?

- Predicting the future of craft beer?

- California vs Florida's approach to craft beer.

- Craft beer industry folks obligation to drink only craft?

- Who's next to bite the dust?

- Thoughts on Belgian beers.

- Our definition of what's craft vs. not craft?

- $20 4pks of IPA.

- Lack of creativity in beer?

- Current state of beer.

- Are brewers just re-labeling the same hazy?

- Favorite beers?

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. 

• 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

Oct 22, 2019

We continue our in depth conversation of Assistant Brewer of South Park Brewing Anyaa Carter, where we talk about:

- Where does Modern Times go?

- Will West Coast IPAs come back in style?

- Anyaa's GABF anxiety on Twitter.

- The process behind entering beers into GABF.

- Brewers revering Untappd ratings.

- Dan dismissing GABF awards and judging process.

- Relating being a chef to being a brewer.

- Thoughts on possibility of working for a big production craft brewery.

- Anyaa's loyalty.

- Bubble burst talk.

- Brewer Thicc??

- Romantic breweries out of New York.

- Monday morning quarterbacking about Societe.

And tons 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. 

• 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

Oct 17, 2019

We sit down with Assistant Brewer of South Park Brewing, Anyaa Carter in a two part interview in which we discuss Anyaa embracing San Diego beer, becoming a brewer, and setting big career goals. In part one we discuss:

- Anyaa / @blackzag05 on beer boards and groups.

- How she got into good beer.

- Looking back on early San Diego beer with Danny.

- Working for Scot Blair (Hamiltons, Monkey Paw, South Park)

- Anyaa's transition from bartender to brewer.

- What the heck is South Park, the neighborhood.

- South Park Brewing's non-trendy beer menu.

- Hazie resentment?

- Current trends going on in SD.

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. 

• 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

 

Oct 8, 2019

We sit down with head brewer at Belching Beaver Brewing in San Diego, CA, Troy Smith. We discuss Troy's journey in San Diego beer including:

- Troy's career before Belching Beaver.

- Getting hired away from Coronado.

- The 300 lb. Beaver in the Room, the name and branding.

- Peanut Butter Milk Stout.

- San Diego beer not welcoming BB.

- Where does Belching Beaver fit in with the established and the new brewers?

- Tough competition and saturation in San Diego beer.

- 30th Street talk.

- Getting recognition for the good beer despite the branding.

- Partnership with Deftones.

- Alpha King Challenge.

- Seltzer talk.

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. 

• 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

Sep 24, 2019

This week, we are joined by the man behind Worst Beer Blog, out of Los Angeles, CA, Peter David. We discuss topics surrounding beer blogging and his place in beer media including:

- Beginnings running YourPicsSuck.

- The state of beer blogging.

- The creation of Worst Beer Blog.

- Starting off actually blogging.

- Love affair with Golden Road and Meg Gil.

- Modern Times.

- "Covering" scandals.

- Mix of memes and screenshots.

- Craft beer intersecting with social issues.

- Elaine Taylor.

- Jealousy from "traditional beer media."

- Positive and negative results from "making it on Worst Beer Blog."

 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. 

• 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

Sep 17, 2019

We are joined by beer chemist and blogger at Beer Kulture out of Fort Collins, CO, Toni Boyce aka @tonitwopint. We discuss Toni's new found love for beer and her rapid integration into the craft beer industry. We discuss many things including:

- How and when Toni got into good beer.

- Studying and receiving Certified Cicerone credentials.

- The food pairing aspect of Cicerone.

- Gaining BJCP judge credential and judging competitions.

- Chemistry and science behind beer. 

- Danny's early perception of the craft beer industry versus reality.

- Revisiting Toni's powerful blog posts on Beer Kulture.

- Thoughts on appropriation vs appreciation.

- Diversity in regards to brewery taprooms.

- The Founder's Brewing case.

- The Brewer's Association's involvement in diversity.

- #IamCraftBeer

- Thoughts on Crowns and Hops.

- Beer Kulture and blogging more.

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. 

• 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

 

Sep 10, 2019

We are joined by New England brewing industry journeyman Will Ryan. We discuss has travels from Trillium to Treehouse to his current spot at Blaze Brewing Co. in Portland, ME including:

- Danny growing up in Maine in the summer.

- Will starting out at the ground level at Trillium Brewing.

- Watching Trillium rapidly grow.

- Jumping ship to Tree House Brewing.

- The vibe from the owners and brewers at Tree House.

- Perks and drawbacks from working at Tree House.

- Thoughts on Tree House brewing as a trade currency. 

- Will deciding to return to Maine.

- Looking back on the old guard of Maine beer.

- Helping launch Blaze Brewing Co.

- What is Blaze Brewing all about. 

- Deciding to go draft only.

- Being mindful as a brand manager on social media.

- Collaborating and fest'ing with rockstar breweries.

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

Aug 28, 2019

We are joined by head brewer for Untitled Art at Octopi Brewing, Ben Knutson. We talk about Ben's transition from brewing for Blue Moon to Octopi Brewing in Waunakee, WI including:

- Ben's journey brewing for AC Golden/Tenth and Blake/Blue Moon.

- Deciding to move back home to Wisconsin.

- Helping Octopi and Untitled Art launch.

- The concept behind Untitled Art.

- Constantly experimenting.

- Collaborating with the trendiest brewers.

- Changing of the guard in Wisconsin beer.

- Being snubbed at Great Taste of the Midwest.

- Stigma of contract brewers.

- Being able to scale up hazies, milkshakes and pastry stouts.

- Packaging trends.

- Demand for non-adjunct barrel aged beers.

- Cannabis drinks and seltzer.

- What's on the horizon for Untitled Art.

And much much more!

Get your tickets to The Full Pint 12th Anniversary Kegger on 9/7 at Naja's Place in Redondo Beach. Click HERE for more info!

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• 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

 

Aug 20, 2019

We are joined today by co-founder and brewer of Enegren Brewing out of Moorpark, CA, Chris Enegren. We talk all things bottom fermenting including:

- Danny snubbing Enegren, then being impressed.

- Chris transitioning from home brewing to programming at Premier Stainless.

- The guts to start up a German focused brewery in IPA land.

- Opportunities to educate locals on German styles.

- What the hell is decoction.

- Where did Enegren get these recipes and how did they nail them.

- Why some breweries fail at lagers

- European big pour culture.

- Debunking or verifying Lager myths.

- Feelings about the delicious but suspicious Dry Hopped Pilsner fad.

- Sam Adams and Stone proclaiming they have made lager flavorful.

- Story of getting into Trader Joes.

And much 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

Aug 13, 2019

This week we are joined by award winning brewer and co-owner of Green Cheek Beer Co., Evan Price. We discuss many things including:

- Evan's transition from Noble Ale Works to Green Cheek 2 years ago.

- Pressures and anxiety of starting up a brewery at the same time as having twins.

- Fan expectations.

- Approach to initial beer program.

- Is it possible to influence haze bros to try new styles?

- Hazy IPA talk.

- Commanding a line for can releases.

- Lager love.

- Tart/sour/wild beer.

- Pastry stout trends.

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



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