July 7, 2020

Tap Time Radio July 6th, 2020

Check out last night's edition of Tap Time radio on 103.7 The Buzz with our guest Jesse Burks from upcoming new brewery in Saline County, Burks Brothers Brewing!




July 2, 2020

Dedicated to the Craft Ep. 12: Learning about Juneshine

Ballast Point Brewing Company: "Jeff and Ballast Point VP of Quality, Lauren Zeidler, sit down with former BP employee turned Research and Development Manager at Juneshine Co, Colin Field. The group talks about Colin’s journey from beer to booch, in the same Scripps Ranch facility that once housed Ballast Point’s main production brewery. Colin walks us through the R&D process, a few of Juneshine’s newest flavors, and how they have built a culture that is reflective of their product and San Diego lifestyle. Lauren and Colin nerd out on quality control and the group talks through the relative health benefits of hard kombucha, and science behind it all."



Those Taste Bud Guys Try Stone/Metallica Beer

"Aggressive cursing and yelling isn't befitting a pilsner... usually. Enter Night from Arrogant and Metallica though, lives up to the edgy description on the can."

Big Clona Summer Blonde Ale | Homebrew Recipe

Clawhammer Supply: "Aloha! Ride the big blue wave with what turned out to be one of the most delicious beers brewed on this channel, a clone of the Kona Big Wave Golden Ale. With bright hop aromas and a shimmering golden hue, this makes for a great summer drink. To be enjoyed under palm trees, on rivers, or simply in the comfort of your own garage." 



June 23, 2020

Amarillo Pale Ale Homebrew Recipe

Clawhammer Supply: "Join us for a brew day from the 80s with this homebrew recipe that's back from the future. We're brewing another beer from quarantine and this time it's an Amarillo Pale Ale. This is a perfect summer time recipe that makes a bitter and floral pale ale that's perfect for mowing the lawn or taking to a cookout. Other than beer, we discuss some of our favorite movies from the 80s and the early 90s like Edward Scissorhands and Pee Wee's Big Adventure, which is Kyle's favorite movie. Make sure to check out the resources below for a full recipe, to shop for homebrewing equipment, and to learn more about Amarillo hops."

Full Recipe: https://www.clawhammersupply.com/blogs/moonshine-still-blog/amarillo-pale-ale

Tap Time Radio June 22nd, 2020

Check out last night's episode of Tap Time with Brayan and David from Brood & Barley restaurant in Argenta!






June 9, 2020

Tap Time Radio June 8th, 2020

Check out last night's edition of Tap Time on 103.7 The Buzz with our guests Ian and Theron form Stone's Throw Brewing in Little Rock.

June 6, 2020

Stone Buenaveza Salt & Lime Lager with Kris Ketcham

A new potential summer favorite via the mighty Stone Brewing: "In 1996, Stone Brewing was founded in San Diego County, just minutes from the border. Since then, influence from our southern neighbors has enriched and inspired us on our undying mission to brew bold, flavorful beers. One such inspiration is Stone Xocoveza, our imperial stout originally released in 2014 to bring the rich, complex flavors of Mexican hot chocolate to beer. It’s with mucho gusto that we now follow with our take on a classic lager that is similarly inspired (and tasty) - Stone Buenaveza Salt & Lime Lager.

 Brewer Ben Sheehan created this beer while working down at Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Liberty Station. Stone Buenaveza Salt & Lime Lager’s inspiration comes from Southern California, which is vibrantly influenced by our neighbors to the South. California's spoiling, warm weather encourages outdoor activity year round - and now the rest of the nation can join in. From surfing our coasts, to snowboarding and biking in the mountains, off-roading through deserted lands, or boating and fishing in our lakes, Stone Buenaveza Salt & Lime Lager is an excellent companion. It’s a thrillingly crisp, clean, refreshing Mexican-style lager that quenches thirsts, while gratifying taste buds via lime and sea salt."

May 19, 2020

Beer With Nat - What is BEER made from?

Found this really good YouTube series called "Beer With Nat" that has a lot of great info for us beer lovers. Follow her or watch here for posts of her videos. Or both.

Beer With Nat - "Ever wondered what beer is actually made from? Join beer expert Natalya Watson to find out!"

Hazy Ripple TV with Sam Calagione & David Lemieux

From Dogfish Head Brewery: "After an epic visit from Grateful Dead archivist and legacy manager David Lemieux in February 2019, we knew we'd have to do it all again. Almost exactly one year later, David joined us back in coastal Delaware this past February for another weekend of fun - complete with a tour, meet & greet, dinner and a show. In the midst of a busy weekend, we managed to find time for Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione to sit down with David and catch up on all things Dogfish Head, Grateful Dead and American Beauty. Watch as they reminisce on how this beautiful collaboration got its start, reflect on this year's release and dream of what's to come!

 **Note: this was filmed in late February 2020 before our coastal Delaware properties closed due to COVID-19 concerns.**"

May 14, 2020

The HIDDEN History of Lager Beer

More fun stuff from the folks at Beer By The Numbers and maybe you might even just learn something?!?!

"Hey this is Ryan with Beer by the Numbers; beer nerds and historians alike all love to study how lagers, the world’s most popular beers, emerged in Northern Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries. These beers are clear in appearance and deliver a crisp effervescence that makes the incredibly refreshing and popular. Such characteristics lend themselves well to the cool mountain climates of Germany, Austria, and the Czech Republic, but recent evidence suggests that another area of the world, thousands of miles away, may have played a key role in the emergence of this major beer family."

May 13, 2020

All Together IPA Recipe

A Clawhammer Supply #Stayhome and Brew Special!

"Bored during quarantine? Already watched Tiger King twice? Tired of the news? Now you can sit back and watch Kyle as he tackles a totally normal brew day on his own. Well, he does have a few friends who help him along the way, but you'll have to see that for yourself.

We're brewing the All Together IPA (https://alltogether.beer/), which is a refreshing and delicious golden, hoppy beer - but it's the cause behind the beer that makes this one special. This project is a worldwide, open-ended beer collaboration created to raise support for the industry we love. All YouTube revenue made from this video will be donated somewhere and we'll use the comments to guide us. That's right, we're asking YOU, our viewers, to choose what that means. So let us know in the comments where you think the money should go. We hope you enjoy the video, and yes, we are also worried about Kyle. 

Keep your eye out for a special guest (live from prison!), a ghostly floating eyebrow piercing that's not at all an editing mistake, and some important advice from a totally legit doctor!"

May 12, 2020

Tap Time Radio May 11th, 2020

Check out last night's edition of Tap Time on 103.7 The Buzz with our guest John Beachboard from Lost Forty Brewing and Jess McMullen from Flyway Brewing.

May 8, 2020

Taproom Live Presents: Victory Co-Founders

Victory Brewing: "We're pumped to host Victory Co-Founders, Bill Covaleski and Ron Barchet, on a very special episode of Taproom Live."

May 7, 2020

Toppling Goliath - Intergalactic Warrior

Toppling Goliath: "Now more than ever, women help to drive the Craft Beer industry. Ownership, Accounting, Marketing, Merchandising, Lab Technicians, Packaging, Logistics, Taproom, HR and our Kitchen staff - every facet of our brewery has strong, fun, intelligent and talented women that make Toppling Goliath's world go round. Intergalactic Warrior is our IPA that recognizes these bold and brilliant women. This one's for them. Cheers!

 Intergalactic Warrior is a 6.2% India Pale Ale with 60 IBUs. Galaxy and Warrior hops join forces to create a beer with a bitter punch. Big body, bold flavor, with a boost of citrus rind and just a kick of spiciness in the finish, Intergalactic Warrior is an India Pale Ale worth fighting for."

May 6, 2020

Food, Music and Beer with Troy Johnson and Hilary Doneux

Ballast Point Brewing Company: "Jeff Lozano and Colby Chandler (virtually) sit down with 91X Music Director, Hilary Chambers, and writer/food critic/television personality, Troy Johnson. Hilary reflects on her 20+ year career in music and radio, and her recent behind-the-scenes BP tour with Colby.

Troy discusses his journey from music journalist to Food Network personality on Guy’s Grocery Games. The group discusses pairing beer with music and food, and how Troy’s poetry minor shaped how he approaches his day job.

Later, Ballast Point Miramar Sous Chef, Chuy Hernandez returns to the show with his rendition of Troy’s guilty pleasure: Jack in the Box double cheese burger, which he aptly named the “Morgan Freeman” of double cheeseburgers. Recommended pairing: Manta Ray Double IPA."

What is Imperial Stout?

What is Imperial Stout? | The Craft Beer Channel 

"This week we're asking what is Imperial Stout, and what is it's history? There's a lot of confusion around this style, as well as the difference between porter and stout and Russian and Imperial Stout. To aid our confusion, we pick a 14% Imperial Stout to chew while we go DEEP into it."

April 28, 2020

Beer University: Ale vs. Lager

Founders Brewing Company: "Our education team is back for another weekly beer education video to help you pass the time and hopefully, help you come out of this with some new beer knowledge.

 Today John and Marklyn are joined by our brewmaster, Jeremy, as they break down the subtle and not-so-subtle differences in the two styles.

Spoiler alert: it's not just the flavor of the beer that's different!"

April 27, 2020

Dedicated to the Craft Ep. 8: Virtual Bottle Share

Ballast Point Brewing Company: "A good old fashioned quarantine bottle share! Grab a brew from your fridge or cellar and join us for a virtual bottle share as Jeff sits down with a few of the talented brewers keeping our Miramar headquarters operational during this time. The boys talk about their good times over the years, rate the most difficult brewery jobs, share some of their favorite beers and tricks of the trade."

April 25, 2020

Wild Little Thing from Sierra Nevada

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company: "It’s alive! Our slightly sour, totally refreshing Wild Little Thing. Its tart smack includes the fruity-sweet depth of guava, hibiscus, and strawberry. Hitting store shelves now!"

April 22, 2020

How To Store And Recycle Your Bottles And Cans

Good stuff from one of my favorite breweries - Kalamzoo, Michigan's Bells Brewery. Pop open a delicious Two-Heated Ale or their new session Light Hearted Ale and enjoy...

"Here is some advice from our sustainability team on how to store or recycle your bottles and cans, since most stores are currently not accepting deposit returns during the COVID pandemic."

For more on how Bell's approaches sustainability, visit bellsbeer.com

April 21, 2020

Dedicated to the Craft Ep 7: Meet the Latchkey Brewing Crew

Ballast Point Brewing: "Jeff sits down with longtime employee, Darren Rudy, and BP alumni Gerald Dollente and Anthony Beech, now the co-founder and head brewer at Latchkey Brewing. The guys reminisce on good times at Ballast Point circa 2014, the beer industry in general, and Gerald’s decision to co-found his own San Diego brewery. Later, the super talented and experienced brewer Anthony talks us through his use of all the “sexy hops”, evolving his process, passing on knowledge to the other brewers in the game and working with his buddy “R2D2” to perfect “The Stranger”, Latchkey’s Imperial Stout. Gerald and Anthony talk us through their epic would-have-been plan to celebrate Latchkey’s second anniversary this month… We heard Kanye was going to be there… Grab a to-go crowler and celebrate virtually with a few “yeah dogs” of your own."

April 20, 2020

Norwegian Pale Ale Homebrew Recipe

Clawhammer Supply:

"Stay at home and join us for a brew day where we make a pale ale with wild yeast that came from a wooden barrel in Norway. This yeast was sent to us by a fan of our channel and we had no idea how it would turn out, but experimenting with wild yeast is always fun because it’s not something you can buy at the store. Even without this weird yeast, this video gives you a great and easy to follow pale ale homebrew recipe that you can use with a regular store-bought yeast like California Ale Yeast from White Labs. A pale ale is a perfect middle ground between a hoppy IPA and a light lager, so they’re perfect for just about anyone to enjoy.

 This is an unintentionally hazy pale ale with a simple grain bill and just enough hops for a medium bitterness. We used Palisade hops from Yakima Chief Hops in this beer which have an apricot and floral aroma to them. This is a great recipe for beginner homebrewers and for people with more experience. If you haven’t already, try harvesting some wild yeast. It’s super fun and you never know what you’ll get. Check out the resources below for a full recipe, brewing equipment, links to our previous wild yeast experiments, and more!"

Recipe: https://www.clawhammersupply.com/blogs/moonshine-still-blog/norwegian-pale-ale-homebrew-recipe

Brewing Equipment Used: https://www.clawhammersupply.com/

Mainiacal Yeast: https://www.mainiacalyeast.com/

April 19, 2020

Dedicated to the Craft Episode 6: Eating, Drinking (and Pairing) in San Diego

Ballast Point Brewing Company: "This week’s episode is all about beer and food. Jeff chats with professional brewer and OG Ballast Point-er Colby Chandler, and professional eater/founder of Eating Drinking San Diego, Edwin Real. The guys discuss beer and food pairings, the eating “experience”, and what makes San Diego such a special culinary and “Liquid City”. Old friends, Edwin and Colby reminisce on Beer Brunches, talk about the culture that Edwin has built within his EDSD community, and discuss the similarities and differences between beer vs. wine pairings. Later, the guys are joined by Ballast Point Sous Chef, Chuy Hernandez, with another amazing recipe to try at home. Can you say Victory at Sea Braised New York steak…? Talk about a mouthwatering pairing."

April 15, 2020

Rogue Ales & Spirits | Côtes Du Rogue

Can't wait to try this new sour blonde ale from one of America's best breweries!

"Sit down with Rogue Innovation Brewer Danny Connors and hear about how we developed one of our newest brews, Côtes Du Rogue Sour Blonde Ale.

Several years ago we caught a wild yeast strain from the open air of the Yaquina Bay. We cultivated the strain, along with 5 common varieties in 16 barrels, selecting and blending the best of them to form our house mixed culture. With this unique culture we've created a series of limited, foeder aged, sour beers to get your taste buds tingling. This sour blonde is tart, with hints of oak, lemon, vanilla, and apricot."

Learn more at Rogue.com

Beer As Medicine -- Beer History during times of Disease

Interesting stuff from Beer By The Numbers: "This Week Ryan walks through the history of the beer industry during times of disease. Beer has always been there for humanity during the toughest of times, but in the past it was much more medicinal."

Dedicated To The Craft Episode 5

Ballast Point Brewing Company: Host, Jeff Lozano, is once again joined by Jason Carlson from Home Brew Mart for a few virtual beers. They chat about missing going to work, Jason’s man cave, and pairing different beer with music. Later, they are joined by the founder and head brewer of San Diego’s own Deft Brewing Company, Mo. They discuss everything from fantasy football start up careers, Belgian style beers, the entrepreneurial side of brewing, community in the craft beer industry, and Mo’s award winning beers."

April 14, 2020

Dedicated to the Craft Episode 4

Ballast Point Brewing Company: "Meet the Ballast Point Fishing Team! Jeff sits down with team captain, Matt Moyer, and team members Scott Pethtel and Mike Lane. The guys talk about how they got into fishing, good times on the boat, “Frank the Bum”, and how they turned fishing into a family-wide activity. They then discuss some of their favorite Ballast Point beers and Chef Matt offers a Scallop and Sculpin pairing that you can try at home. This was a fun one to say the least! But be warned, don’t ever ask Mike Lane about his ninja costume…"

Beer University: Quarantine Cooking and Beer Pairings

Founders Brewing Company: "Our education team is back for another weekly beer education video to help you pass the time and hopefully, help you come out of this with some new beer knowledge.

In today’s video, John and Marklyn are talking about our second favorite thing, FOOD! Grab a beer, your favorite snack and let them teach you about a few of their favorite beer and snack pairings."

April 8, 2020

Beer University: Proper Glassware

Founders Brewing Company: "Our education team is saddened they can’t host all of you for their famous brewery tours. So, we decided to do the next best thing and start a weekly beer education video series. Starting today, we’ll be releasing weekly beer education videos to help you pass the time and hopefully, help you come out of this with some new beer knowledge.

In today’s video, John and Marklyn are talking about the importance of proper glassware. Grab a beer, pour it into your favorite mug, tumbler or snifter and let the beer education begin. If you enjoy this video feel free to let us know what other topics you would like them to cover in future videos."

Dedicated to the Craft Episode 3

Another episode of Dedicated To The Craft from Ballast Point Brewery Company!

"This week is all about being “Dedicated to the Quality”… Jeff Lozano virtually chats with Ballast Point Vice President of Quality, Lauren Zeidler, about the importance of quality, consistency, and the strides BP has made over the years to ensure both. They then talk to Field Quality Manager, Matt Laibson, who is responsible for making sure the Ballast Point quality standards are preserved long after the beer leaves our brewery. His days consist of visiting bars and tasting beers for quality control… a vital and, frankly, dream job in our book. Later, Ballast Point Sous Chef, Chuy Hernandez, makes his return to the show with a new beer and food pairing recipe to try at home."


April 3, 2020

Those Tastebud Guys Try Budweiser Nitro

Just sharing this fun video of Those Tastebud Guys trying Budweiser Nitro Reserve Gold...

Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/tastebudguys

Ballast Point: An "Eppig" Reunion

More stuff for you beer geeks (like me) to pass the time during your lockdown.

"Jeff is joined by Ballast Point’s Research and Development Director, Aaron (the Truth) Justus, to talk early days of Ballast Point, Aaron’s career change, cross country move, and beer education. Aaron and Jeff are joined by BP alumni Nate Stephens and Clayton LeBlanc, who started Eppig Brewing in 2016. They reminisce on the old days of working together and virtually share Eppig’s latest release, Special Lager."

March 31, 2020

HARD Beer Trivia -- Virtual Beer Trivia

Hey I'm just trying to find fun beery things to pass time. Here's a really good one. Let's see what you know!

#AloneTogether

BeerByTheNumbers: "How many of these hard beer trivia questions can you get correct? Join Ryan for some virtual trivia since we can't go out and enjoy the brewery trivia we're used to."

March 30, 2020

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company: Ken Grossman

Another fun podcast to help with your quarantine blues... "How I Built This" with host Guy Raz talking to Sierra Nevada's Ken Grossman. Some really great stuff on the first 40 years of one of America's best breweries.

Give it a listen below:

March 28, 2020

New Podcast from Ballast Point Ep 1

I'm locked down at home and always looking for new stuff to pass time, so I thought I'd share this excellent new podcast from (newly independent again!) Ballast Point Brewery. Hope you enjoy it too. I'll post all the episodes here or of course you can follow them on their YouTube channel.

Also note... I can't wait to get back out to San Diego when this is all over and visit them again.

Dedicated To The Craft Episode 1

"Ballast Point Specialty Brewer, Jeff Lozano, introduces the podcast and touches on bringing people together over a few beers, in a time where “together” isn’t really an option. He then chats with Home Brewer Jason Carlson about all things homebrewing, hop farms, driving Bono around OB, and more. Later, Jeff and Jason are joined by Chuy Hernandez, Ballast Point Sous Chef, to discuss how beer and food complement each other and a recipe for Sculpin Mac n’ Cheese."

March 25, 2020

Country Monks Brewing: Br. Basil's Story

Man, I really love this video from Arkansas' Subiaco Abbey on Country Monks Brewing's head brewer Brother Basil.

"Br. Basil Taylor of Subiaco Abbey tells of his journey to the monastery and what his life as a monk is like. In addition to his primary work of prayer with his brothers, he also works as the head brewer of Country Monks Brewing and the assistant procurator (like a business manager) in addition to other jobs and duties."

Link: CountryMonks.org

March 13, 2020

Quick Sip Clip: Vibrant P'Ocean

Another new beer from one of my favorite breweries... Dogfish Head!

Read on: https://www.dogfish.com/brewery/beer/vibrant-pocean

It was at an annual meeting of the world’s leading brewers (the Craft Brewers Conference in 2018) that our relationship with Rodenbach began, blossoming over a few good sour beers.

Inspired by the ocean that connects us, Vibrant P’Ocean is a complex, ruby-colored ale with tart, dry flavors of jammy berries and floral lemon. To create this trans-oceanic potion, we carefully combined two unique base beers – one developed by Rodenbach and the other by our brewers here in Milton.

Rodenbach’s portion – a two-year, foeder-aged sour from its legendary, standing oak casks – was brewed in Belgium before making its 3,400-mile (or 1,000-nautical league) voyage to Delaware.

From there, it was blended with our portion – a kettle sour brewed with pilsner malt, malted wheat, elderberry, elderflower, sliced lemons and Belgian fleur-de-sel.

“We are absolutely honored to be the first to collaborate and create a beer in partnership with Rodenbach, the world’s most well-respected maker of sour beers,” says Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione. “I’m proud to say that our teams contributed equally on every creative facet of this beer – from the brainstorm to the brew to calibrating the vibrant, red hue of the beer though specific grain and fruit blends. We really took our time and focused on creating a mouth-puckeringly magical drinking experience.”



March 6, 2020

A Message From Corona Beer - CONAN on TBS

There’s absolutely no connection between Coronavirus and Corona beer, but some consumers aren’t buying it.

March 4, 2020

Oskar Blues Brewery Behind The Beer – REEB RYE'd

Trail Boss Jeff Lenosky and Lyons Head Brewer, Juice Drapeau, talk beer at the original Oskar Blues Brew Barn, just next door to where REEB Cycles are built.

March 3, 2020

Tap Time Radio March 2nd, 2020

Here's last night's edition of Tap Time on 103.7 The Buzz with our guest Bradley Kimbrell talking about Cigar City's recent launch in the market. Check it out!


February 18, 2020

Tap Time Feb 18th, 2020

Here's last night's edition of Tap Time radio on 103.7 The Buzz with our guest Sylvia Blain of the Arkansas Brewer's Guild.

Check it out!

 
 





 

January 7, 2020

Tap Time Radio Jan 6th, 2020

Check out last night's edition of Tap Time with Mark Smith, co-owner and president of newly opened Natural State Beer Company in Rogers, AR.