Episode 88 – GABF 2015

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Once again, we concluded our extended weekend of drinking and chafing in Denver at the Great American Beer Festival by recording an episode chock full of interviews and arbitrary beer reviews. You’ll hear interviews with Jonathan Wakefield (J. Wakefield Brewing, Miami, FL); Sean Lawson (Lawson’s Finest Liquids, Warren, VT); James Howat (Black Project Spontaneous and Wild Ales, Denver, CO); Paul Kreiner (Noon Whistle Brewing, Lombard, IL); Craig Mycoskie (Rahr & Sons Brewing, Fort Worth, TX); Jason zumBrunnen (Ratio Beerworks, Denver, CO); Jay Goodwin (The Rare Barrel, Berkley, CA); and the lunatics from Melvin Brewing (Jackson, WY). We cover many highlights and aspects of the fest, while still allowing time for our usual random digressions. Craig discusses his weekend spent stalking Troy Casey, and Ryan shares his numerical observations about babies, dreadlocks, and sandals. When you get this high, coming down is the hardest part.

ABV Chicago Episode 88 – GABF 2015

Beers Reviewed/Mutual Rankings

1. Casey Brewing and Blending Cherry Fruit Stand

2. Crooked Stave Flor D’Lees

3. AC Golden Hidden Barrel Kriek (Batch #3)

Start times for brewer interviews

J. Wakefield – 7:54

Lawson’s – 13:46

Black Project – 24:30

Melvin – 36:50

Noon Whistle – 45:25

Rahr & Sons – 59:27

Ratio – 1:07:02

Rare Barrel – 1:19:30

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