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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!

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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 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



Aug 7, 2019

This week we are joined by Founder/Owner of Mikerphone Brewing, Mike Pallen out of Elk Grove Village, IL. We talk about Mike's fascinating transition from the world of music into the world of craft beer including:

- Mike's role in the music business.

- Getting bit by the homebrewing bug.

- Early feedback on Mike's homebrew from major players in Chicago beer.

- The crazy tale of Mike weaving in and out of his own brewery and other small startups.

- Music influencing his beer names and marketing.

- Midwest IPA?

- Being known as a "new school" brewery.

- Wisconsin beer culture.

- Creating beers and labels that pay homage to songs and artists.

- Being a sneakerhead.

- Naturdays talk.

- GABF thoughts.

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 30, 2019

We are joined by Jason Williams and Duncan Alexander of Burning Barrel Brewing Co. out of Rancho Cordova, CA. We talk to the one year old brewery about many topics including:

- Duncan's family home brewing bond.

- How Jason broken into the professional beer business.

- Burning Barrel's approach to craft beer.

- Market intimidation in 2018.

- Supplying the locals with what they want.

- Imperial Sours

- The budding Sacramento area beer scene.

- Going the direct to consumer route.

- Hard seltzer experimentation.

- Plans for the immediate future.

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

 

Jul 23, 2019

We are joined by head brewer/part owner of Point Ybel Brewing out of Fort Myers, FL, Jordan Weisberg. We discuss many topics with Jordan including:

- Jordan's brewing life prior to Point Ybel.

- Linking up with the owners of Point Ybel in 2013.

- Early days of working under the owner and slowly taking over.

- A look at Jordan's approach to beer making.

- Offerings you find at Point Ybel.

- What led to Jordan gaining some ownership in the company.

- Thoughts on Florida distribution.

- Gauging the local's interest in styles versus brewing what Jordan wants to brew.

- Introducing sour ales to Southwest Florida.

- Thoughts on dessert stouts.

- Jordan's take and approach on milkshake IPA.

- Canning and can artwork.

- Where the Florida market might be headed.

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 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!

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

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• 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

 

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