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school of brett

Episode 280 – School of Brett

For decades, brewers have been harvesting the funk from brettanomyces yeast strains for a variety of purposes. Whether it’s to add some phenolic funk to a sour beer or some fruity depth to an IPA, brett has become a household...

farm to podcast

Episode 279 – Farm to Podcast

More sustainable and definitely more rustic than your city brewery, these five beer producers also operate in conjunction with a farm, using ingredients grown on their lands for a uniquely artisanal experience. We have a range of styles from Illinois,...

summer passport

Summer Craig Summer Passport Contest

Summer Craig is coming. Summer Craig is what we all look forward to in life. It’s not only a yearly reawakening, but also a state of mind. An ethos. The nectar that is life. Summer Craig is everyone that gets...

oklahoma

Episode 278 – The OK Show

For our 20th State Show, listener and friend Jim Plachy offered to round up five Oklahoma beers, and we said that’d be alright with us. And with a lineup this flavorful, we wish we would’ve done this state sooner. Fill...