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The Full Pint Podcast is your weekly destination for beer industry news rundowns and interviews from the most interesting beer-lebrities in the US. Check out our website thefullpint.com for up to date craft beer news, reviews and event information.

Episode Date
Inverview - Tyler Sadler Home Brewer / Pro Brewer
56:16

This week we are joined by home brewer, pro brewer, podcaster Tyler Sadler. We discuss many things including:

- Tyler getting into "good beer."

- First homebrewing experience.

- Joining a homebrew club.

- Why homebrewers make the obscure?

- Sharing etiquette. 

- Brew'd Up Podcast

- Aspirations for the show.

- LIT Brew.

- The southern California bottle shop scene.

Check out the Brew'd Up Podcast HERE

And tons more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor, Great Notion Brewing. Great Notion Brewing offers a variety of modern, cutting edge, culinary inspired beers: pastry stouts, hazy IPAs, smoothie sours. Every few weeks they have been adding states to their direct shipping list. Download their app on the app store, and check out with promocode FULLPINT10 for 10% off your next order.

Please check out these resources if you are a member of the craft beer industry and need help.

National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/

Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/

Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

Jul 21, 2022
Possibly Our Last Show On Stone Brewing
01:18:52

Danny and Andy are joined to dicuss the sale of Stone Brewing to Sapporo U.S.A. Please note, there was a technical issue in Danny's audio this week that will be corrected in the next show. We discuss the following:

- Danny's recent trip to Paso Robles, CA.

- The news breaking of Stone Brewing getting acquired.

- A brief history of us talking about this for the past few years.

- The timing of the sale.

- Why it's so fascinating to us.

- Fan and employee reaction to the news.

- What the future holds.

- What remaining independent breweries are left to buy?

- The latest in the Modern Times auction saga.

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor, Great Notion Brewing. Great Notion Brewing offers a variety of modern, cutting edge, culinary inspired beers: pastry stouts, hazy IPAs, smoothie sours. Every few weeks they have been adding states to their direct shipping list. Download their app on the app store, and check out with promocode FULLPINT10 for 10% off your next order.

Please check out these resources if you are a member of the craft beer industry and need help.

National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/

Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/

Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

Jul 07, 2022
Firestone Invitational Debrief
01:07:57

Danny and Andy are reuinited to dicuss all the latest in the craft beer world, including:

- Andy debriefs us on the 2022 Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Festival.

- What behind the scenes media access looks like.

- Sad booths?

- The food situation.

- Update on Modern Times.

- Offshoots of The Bruery!

- The latest collab with Pizza Port Brewing.

- Eulogy of Cellador Ales.

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor, Great Notion Brewing. Great Notion Brewing offers a variety of modern, cutting edge, culinary inspired beers: pastry stouts, hazy IPAs, smoothie sours. Every few weeks they have been adding states to their direct shipping list. Download their app on the app store, and check out with promocode FULLPINT10 for 10% off your next order.

Please check out these resources if you are a member of the craft beer industry and need help.

National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/

Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/

Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

Jun 15, 2022
Interview with Jeff Hardesty
56:28

This week, we are joined by owner/brewer of Narrow Gauge Brewing out of St. Louis, MO, Jeff Hardesty. We dicuss many things including:

- The Best New England Style IPA Poll from 2018.

- Meeting Jeff at Side Project Invitational 2022.

- St. Louis not being an IPA town?

- Looking at hazies from being cutting edge to mainstream.

- Thoughts on mass produced hazy IPA.

- Have hazy IPAs kept the craft sector stay afloat?

- Is New England still the influence for hazy IPA?

- Is the resurgence of West Coast IPA a response to anything?

- Jeff's thoghts on milkshake and lactose IPAs.

- Triple IPAs being brewed more and more.

- How the pandemic affected Narrow Gauge?

- Pricing on cans, raw goods and materials?

- Sensitivity to retail pricing.

- Narrow Gauge's lager program.

- Side pull talk.

- Big expansion news!

We'd like to thank our sponsor, Great Notion Brewing. Great Notion Brewing offers a variety of modern, cutting edge, culinary inspired beers: pastry stouts, hazy IPAs, smoothie sours. Every few weeks they have been adding states to their direct shipping list. Download their app on the app store, and check out with promocode FULLPINT10 for 10% off your next order.

Please check out these resources if you are a member of the craft beer industry and need help.

National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/

Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/

Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

Jun 01, 2022
Coming Soon - Beer Thug Brewing
57:08
Returning to the show, our friend Edgar "BeerThugLife" Preciado. We dicuss many things including: - Calling back to our first interview in May 2020.

- Edgar getting laid off from his day job.

- How Edgar flurished during the pandemic here in Southern California.

- Hosting virtual events with BeerAdvocate.

- Continuing can collabs.

- Planning the next phases of BeerThugLife.

- Self distributing BTL beers.

- The Death Row Records collab.

- Price point for 4packs.

- The young latino craft beer market.

- Being the sales rep of the brand.

- The trick to return business.

- BeerThug Brewing!

- Why not stay a label/brand?

- Partnering up with Border X Brewing.

- Short term and mid term plans for BeerThug Brewing.

- Who is Edgar's competition?

- Mexican lager appropriation.

- Specialty beer offerings in the future.

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor, Great Notion Brewing. Great Notion Brewing offers a variety of modern, cutting edge, culinary inspired beers: pastry stouts, hazy IPAs, smoothie sours. Every few weeks they have been adding states to their direct shipping list. Download their app on the app store, and check out with promocode FULLPINT10 for 10% off your next order.

Please check out these resources if you are a member of the craft beer industry and need help.

National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/

Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/

Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

May 10, 2022
Return to Festivals
01:18:32

Danny and Andy reunite to talk beer as only they can and discuss the following:

- Danny's trip to Side Project Invitational.

- Andy's trip to Bistro IPA fest in Hayward, CA.

- Homebrew fest details.

- The very fluid Modern Times situation.

- Stone Brewing's debt situation.

- Stone Brewing / Molson Coors lawsuit.

Learn more about the 2022 Southern California Homebrewers Festival CLICK HERE

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor, Great Notion Brewing. Great Notion Brewing offers a variety of modern, cutting edge, culinary inspired beers: pastry stouts, hazy IPAs, smoothie sours. Every few weeks they have been adding states to their direct shipping list. Download their app on the app store, and check out with promocode FULLPINT10 for 10% off your next order.

Please check out these resources if you are a member of the craft beer industry and need help.

National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/

Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/

Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

Apr 22, 2022
MailbagMania
01:04:08

The Full Pint answered your questions live on Twitch the first weekend of April, dubbed MailbagMania. We also held a raffle and gave away some dope prizes. Items of discussion include:

- Cooking tri-tip.

- Distribution and expansion.

- Best club schwag experiences?

- Next Stone Greg type character?

- Is double decocted the new DDH?

- Craft lagers?

- Evil Twin

- $30 4 packs.

- Brut IPA

And tons more!

Follow our Twitch channel: https://www.twitch.tv/thefullpintcom

Special thanks to our prize sponsors; Great Notion Brewing, Broken Skull Beer and Firestone Walker!

We'd like to thank our sponsor, Great Notion Brewing. Great Notion Brewing offers a variety of modern, cutting edge, culinary inspired beers: pastry stouts, hazy IPAs, smoothie sours. Every few weeks they have been adding states to their direct shipping list. Download their app on the app store, and check out with promocode FULLPINT10 for 10% off your next order.

Please check out these resources if you are a member of the craft beer industry and need help.

National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/

Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/

Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

Apr 08, 2022
Andy Miller - Great Notion Brewing
57:03

We are joined by Co-Founding Brewer of Great Notion Brewing, Andy Miller. We catch up with Andy and cover many topics inlcuding:

- Re-introducing the Great Notion 3.

- The story on how Great Notion formed.

- Wild early business meetings with Pauly.

- The early days of Great notion.

- The original plan.

- The PDX beer landscape prior to Great Notion and Modern Times.

- Being careful with fruit in beer.

- Expanding.

- Did the recent Modern Times spook the team?

- How does Great Notion stay cutting edge and not fall behind the times?

- Frozen treat beer?

- Strong beer?

- Is seltzer a natural fit?

- West Coast IPA comeback.

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor, Great Notion Brewing. Great Notion Brewing offers a variety of modern, cutting edge, culinary inspired beers: pastry stouts, hazy IPAs, smoothie sours. Every few weeks they have been adding states to their direct shipping list. Download their app on the app store, and check out with promocode FULLPINT10 for 10% off your next order.

Please check out these resources if you are a member of the craft beer industry and need help.

National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/

Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/

Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

Mar 17, 2022
March Mailbagness
58:00
Danny and Jonny return for the latest mailbag episode. You submitted questions on social media, we do our best to answer. We really appreciate the participation! - Can we still call it a haze craze?

- Best non-adjunct barrel aged stout!

- West Coast Style?

- 12 vs 16 oz Cans?

- Glassware matters?

- Best city for beercation?

- Barrel aged beer's fad status?

- Milk tubes?

- Pliny The Younger's continued legacy?

- Lactose causing global warming?

- Brewery tours

And tons more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor, Great Notion Brewing. Great Notion Brewing offers a variety of modern, cutting edge, culinary inspired beers: pastry stouts, hazy IPAs, smoothie sours. Every few weeks they have been adding states to their direct shipping list. Download their app on the app store, and check out with promocode FULLPINT10 for 10% off your next order.

Please check out these resources if you are a member of the craft beer industry and need help.

National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/

Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/

Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

Mar 07, 2022
Inverview - Connor Casey of Cellarmaker Brewing
58:23
We are joined by Co-Founder and CEO of Cellarmaker Brewing, Connor Casey out of San Francisco, CA. We discuss many things including:

- Cellarmaker still feeling like the new kids.

- Cellarmaker in the context of other famous Bay Area breweries past and present.

- Connor choosing SF instead of LA to startup.

- Hop talk.

- Canning talk: freshness, can shock, etc.

- DDH, is it a gimmick?

- San Francisco Beer Week returns.

- RIP Marin Brewing.

- Cellarmakers Approach IPA.

- Danny is mad about Cold IPA.

- Shipping direct to consumer.

- Scarce IPAs.

- House of Pizza!

- Lighting up new spots and experiences.

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor, Great Notion Brewing. Great Notion Brewing offers a variety of modern, cutting edge, culinary inspired beers: pastry stouts, hazy IPAs, smoothie sours. Every few weeks they have been adding states to their direct shipping list. Download their app on the app store, and check out with promocode FULLPINT10 for 10% off your next order.

Please check out these resources if you are a member of the craft beer industry and need help.

National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/

Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/

Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

Feb 11, 2022
Any Publicity is Good Publicity Unless You're....
01:04:47

We are back with co-host Andy Carter, President of the California Home Brewers Association to discuss some of the latest important topics in craft beer including:

- The current chapter of the never ending can shortage.

- Rest in Peace Saint Archer.

- What is going on with Kings and Convicts?

- CANarchy's tradjectory over the past several years.

- CANarchy selling to Monster Beverage Corp.

- Brew Dog back in the news via the BBC.

And much more!

Link to BrewDog BBC Documentary

We'd like to thank our sponsor, Great Notion Brewing. Great Notion Brewing offers a variety of modern, cutting edge, culinary inspired beers: pastry stouts, hazy IPAs, smoothie sours. Every few weeks they have been adding states to their direct shipping list. Download their app on the app store, and check out with promocode FULLPINT10 for 10% off your next order.

Please check out these resources if you are a member of the craft beer industry and need help.

National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/

Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/

Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

Feb 01, 2022
Vinnie and Matt - A Couple of Pilsner Bois
01:01:52

We are joined by Matt Brynildson of Firestone Walker Brewing and Vinnie Cilurzo to talk about Pilsner and many other items including:

- What's the big idea here?

- STiVO pils and how it came to be.

- How this collab is different from the usual cool collabs.

- A refresher on PiVO Pilsner.

- A refresher on STS Pilsner.

- What pilsner means to the US drinker.

- The challenge in positioning pilsner as a great drink and not a cheap beer.

- How can lager beer be better positioned.

- Italian pilsner craze.

- Side pull talk.

- The confusion of Czech and Bohemian Pilsner.

- And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor, Great Notion Brewing. Great Notion Brewing offers a variety of modern, cutting edge, culinary inspired beers: pastry stouts, hazy IPAs, smoothie sours. Every few weeks they have been adding states to their direct shipping list. Download their app on the app store, and check out with promocode FULLPINT10 for 10% off your next order.

Please check out these resources if you are a member of the craft beer industry and need help.

National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/

Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/

Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

Jan 14, 2022
The 2022 Prediction Show
01:09:04

We are finishing out 2021 with our forward looking 2022 Prediction Show! Andy and Danny discuss and predict on the following beer topics:

- Quick Green Flash / Sweetwater news.

- Reaction to 2020/2021 Direct-To-Consumer sales.

- Who will be the last big craft sale?

- Market consolodation?

- The next-gen beer gimmick.

- To-go packaging?

- Direction of NA beer.

- National alcohol laws.

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor The Bruery! Limited spots are still open for the 2022 Reserve Society. 12 large format beers of either barrel aged strong ale or wild and funky ales + mucho perks for $300. Follow the link for more details and to sign up now! LINK
 
Please check out these resources if you are a member of the craft beer industry and need help.

National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/

Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/

Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

Dec 29, 2021
The 2021 Year End Show
01:16:51

Andy and Danny are joined by longtime friend Doug Veliky, part time beer content creator, full time Chief Strategy Officer at Revolution Brewing where we take a look back at the year in beer. Items of discussion include:

- "Act 1 of COVID" behind us.

- The state of bottle shares.

- The state of festivals.

- RIP Falling Rock.

- The reckoning regarding beverage industry misconduct.

- Looking back on 2021 predictions.

- The yearly can shortage?

- Craft seltzer?

- The major fest players?

- Major mergers and acquisitions.

- Black IPA!

- West Coast IPA's present spot.

- Treehouse Brewing's trajectory.

- Craft lager's positioning.

- Barrel aged sours in cans.

And much more!

Our friend Doug is in the middle of a fundraiser for Lurie's Children's Hospital in Chicago. Please visit Doug's Instagram, @BeerAficiando to get in on the amazing beer raffles and follow this link to learn about the charity work Doug and his wife are working on and the story behind this effort. LINK

We'd like to thank our sponsor The Bruery! Limited spots are still open for the 2022 Reserve Society. 12 large format beers of either barrel aged strong ale or wild and funky ales + mucho perks for $300. Follow the link for more details and to sign up now! LINK
 
Please check out these resources if you are a member of the craft beer industry and need help.

National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/

Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/

Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

Dec 14, 2021
Jason De La Torre - Ogopogo Brewing
54:35

We are joined by co-founder of Ogopogo Brewing, Jason De La Torre from San Gabriel, CA. We discuss many things including:

- Meeting Jason at The DRINKERS HALL OF FAME.

- The dive bar scene in the San Gabriel Valley.

- What does Ogopogo mean?

- How the brewery came to be.

- Jason's starts at Saint Archer and Golden Road Brewing working the lab.

- Other beer influcences.

- How was San Gabriel California picked.

- Diversity of the tasting room.

- Working with LA Brewers Guild.

- The big five way collab.

- Packaging and distro plans.

- Philosphy on can art.

- Brewmaster Guillermo!

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor The Bruery! Limited spots are still open for the 2022 Reserve Society. 12 large format beers of either barrel aged strong ale or wild and funky ales + mucho perks for $300. Follow the link for more details and to sign up now! LINK
 
Please check out these resources if you are a member of the craft beer industry and need help.

National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/

Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/

Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

Dec 07, 2021
Alero of WARCLOUD Brewing
01:00:39

This week, we are joined by Alero of WARCLOUD Brewing. We sit down with Alero and discuss many things including:

- Who/what/why is WARCLOUD.

- Beginnings in homebrewing.

- Inspiration from commercial beers and brewers.

- The plan to open up a commercial brewery at the edge of Los Angles County.

- Experiennce doinng Barrel and Flow.

- The generosity and inspiraton of J. Wakefield Brewing.

- Deciding to have in house food versus food vendors.

- Art and NFT talk.

Check out WARCLOUD on Twitter by clicking this LINK!

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor The Bruery! Limited spots are still open for the 2022 Reserve Society. 12 large format beers of either barrel aged strong ale or wild and funky ales + mucho perks for $300. Follow the link for more details and to sign up now! LINK
 
Please check out these resources if you are a member of the craft beer industry and need help.

National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/

Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/

Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

Nov 24, 2021
Serious Celebration Talk
01:06:47

We are joined by Co-Host Andy and discuss many fun topical items about our life in beer, including:

- Pilsner Urquell influencing?

- Sierra Nevada Celebration - Bottles or Cans?

- Bell's Oberon franchise talk continues.

- Might Oberon be the next Voodoo Ranger (we talked about this before the sale lol)

- The big push for barrel aged beers, membership reups and Black Friday sales.

- Danny discusses his trip to Boston and Portland, ME.

- Shoutout to San Diego Beer Week

- Horus Aged Meads?

And much more!

 

Nov 11, 2021
Meet the Mcilhenneys - Pat and Shawn
56:09

We are joined by the famous father son duo Pat and Shawn  behind Mcilhenney Brewing in Alpine, CA. We discuss the following:

- Waking up from a fever dream where Pat and Shawn lost their brewery in Alpine but then got it back in the end.

- Launching as Mcilhenny Brewing in the second half of the pandemic.

- The type of beers that made Pat and Shawn famous.

- What has changed for them in the last ten years in terms of business.

- What is the hop procurement scene like now?

- It used to be fairly hard to get their beer before, how about now?

- Did the Mcilhenneys inspire a generation of IPA brewers?

- The inevitable mention of IPAs that are not clear...

- Have IPAs gotten too sweet overall and will they swing back to bitter?

- How is Mcilhenney Brewing able to keep such a diverse taplist?

- Stout, lager and barrel aged beer talk.

- What does the SD beer scene look like today and are they approached constantly for collabs from breweries they never heard of?

- SD Beer, the land of the satelite tasting room.

- Will we see another Mcilhenney Brewing spot down the hill?

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor Pure Project, a small batch San Diego brewery making the finest barrel aged sours, stouts, hazy and clear IPAs. CA and NV residents can have Pure Project shipped directly. Listeners of The Full Pint podcast can receive 15% off their order by visiting purebrewing.org/fullpint.

We'd also like to thank our sponsor Radiant Beer Co., which is now fully opened in Anaheim. Please visit radiantbeer.com, sign up for their newsletter to receive 15% off your first tasting room visit.

Oct 20, 2021
Hop Hand Szn
01:02:46

We are joined by co-host Andy Carter of the California Homebrewers Association where we dicuss many beer related topics including:

- Predictions prior to Untappd festival.

- Hop Season.

- US hop harvest explained.

- The hop selection process.

- Wet hopped /fresh hop beers.

- An update on Stone Brewing's hazy IPA endevours.

- Deschutes working mainstream crossover.

- Dogfish Head and Sam Adams talk.

- Always stout season?

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor Pure Project, a small batch San Diego brewery making the finest barrel aged sours, stouts, hazy and clear IPAs. CA and NV residents can have Pure Project shipped directly. Listeners of The Full Pint podcast can receive 15% off their order by visiting purebrewing.org/fullpint.

We'd also like to thank our sponsor Radiant Beer Co., which is now fully opened in Anaheim. Please visit radiantbeer.com, sign up for their newsletter to receive 15% off your first tasting room visit.

Oct 06, 2021
Award Winning Brewer Andrew Bell - Radiant Beer Co.
55:02

On the heels of the 2021 Great American Beer Festival, we are joined by longtime friend and head brewer of Radiant Beer Co., Andrew Bell. We discuss many things including:

- Early days in college, homebrewing and trading on Ratebeer.

- Going to school for finance.

- Starting at The Bruery at the ground level.

- Getting chops to run a production brewery.

- The Dream Team forms Radiant Beer Co.

- Entering and winning at the 2021 Great American Beer Festival.

- The art of nailing hazy hoppy beer.

- Slushy beers and soft serve?

- The Milko pour explained.

- Festbier or Märzen.

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor Pure Project, a small batch San Diego brewery making the finest barrel aged sours, stouts, hazy and clear IPAs. CA and NV residents can have Pure Project shipped directly. Listeners of The Full Pint podcast can receive 15% off their order by visiting purebrewing.org/fullpint.

We'd also like to thank our sponsor Radiant Beer Co., which is now fully opened in Anaheim. Please visit radiantbeer.com, sign up for their newsletter to receive 15% off your first tasting room visit.

Sep 17, 2021
Oktoberfestbier Season
58:49

We are back with co-host Andy Carter as we discuss:

- The return of Oktoberfest / Märzen / Festbier offerings.

- The loyalty surrounding lovable seasonals.

- Ordering Monkish online.

- The most coveted trade item isn't beer.

- The Bell's Oberon franchise.

- Ripened Sour Ale?

And much much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor Pure Project, a small batch San Diego brewery making the finest barrel aged sours, stouts, hazy and clear IPAs. CA and NV residents can have Pure Project shipped directly. Listeners of The Full Pint podcast can receive 15% off their order by visiting purebrewing.org/fullpint.

We'd also like to thank our sponsor Radiant Beer Co., which is now fully opened in Anaheim. Please visit radiantbeer.com, sign up for their newsletter to receive 15% off your first tasting room visit.

Aug 31, 2021
Talking Barrel Aged Beer with Eric Ponce - Firestone Walker
58:13

We are joined by Barrel Manager at Firestone Walker, Eric Ponce. We talk about many things including:

- Partying with The Full Pint right before COVID.

- Taking time off of traveling.

- Inheriting FW Vintage barrel aged program years ago.

- Solving the problem of making these beers interesting again.

- Creating cocktail inspired beers from barrel aged vintage ale.

- Helldorado being a good canvas for experimental beers.

- Degassing strong ale when experimenting. 

- The Brewmasters Collective

- The art and demand of Double Barreled Beer.

- The 25th Anniversary Blend.

- Hints on new vintage beers?

- The dicotomy of barrel aged stout and pastry stout.

- What's next for wood aged beer?

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor Pure Project, a small batch San Diego brewery making the finest barrel aged sours, stouts, hazy and clear IPAs. CA and NV residents can have Pure Project shipped directly. Listeners of The Full Pint podcast can receive 15% off their order by visiting purebrewing.org/fullpint.

We'd also like to thank our sponsor Radiant Beer Co., which is now fully opened in Anaheim. Please visit radiantbeer.com, sign up for their newsletter to receive 15% off your first tasting room visit.

Jul 30, 2021
Danny Returns to Beer
01:10:37

We are back with our co-host Andy Carter, where we chat about the lastest topics in craft beer including:

- Danny returns to beer after a year hiatus.

- Saison du Pont in cans??!!

- Hot take on Modern Times holding Nate Soroko fest.

- Falling Rock Tap House demise.

- Is it Hot Lager Summer?

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor Pure Project, a small batch San Diego brewery making the finest barrel aged sours, stouts, hazy and clear IPAs. CA and NV residents can have Pure Project shipped directly. Listeners of The Full Pint podcast can receive 15% off their order by visiting purebrewing.org/fullpint.

We'd also like to thank our sponsor Radiant Beer Co., which is now fully opened in Anaheim. Please visit radiantbeer.com, sign up for their newsletter to receive 15% off your first tasting room visit.

Jul 15, 2021
June Beer Biz Gossip
01:10:01

Our co-host Andy returns to the show as we talk about many of the hot topic swirling across the craft beer industry including:

- Things opening back up and what that looks like.

- BrewDog in the news for being a bad place to work.

- BrewDog's attempts to seem decent.

- Three Weaver's buy back.

- @BeerCruncher triggers Danny with beer / pro wrestling tweet.

- More talk about the "reckoning"

- A look at Tree House Brewing's limits.

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor Pure Project, a small batch San Diego brewery making the finest barrel aged sours, stouts, hazy and clear IPAs. CA and NV residents can have Pure Project shipped directly. Listeners of The Full Pint podcast can receive 15% off their order by visiting purebrewing.org/fullpint.

We'd also like to thank our sponsor Radiant Beer Co., which is now fully opened in Anaheim. Please visit radiantbeer.com, sign up for their newsletter to receive 15% off your first tasting room visit.

Jun 16, 2021
Welcome Back Matt
01:04:59

Longtime friend of the show, brewmaster of Firestone Walker Brewing Matt Brynnildson returns to the states and returns to the show for us to discuss:

- Where we left off from our show a few years ago.

- Matt's European Sabatical.

- The differences in Belgian and US beer cultures.

- What it was like jumping back into the fray in Paso Robles.

- 25 years of Firestone, 20 years brewing for Firestone.

- Bringing New Zealand hops back in the beer geek conversation.

- The dynamic working with The Propogator/Sam Tierney.

- The ability scale down for R&D?

- FIrestone Walker's sustainability efforts.

- Looking back on some retired brands/recipies.

- Feelings on beers that seem dictated by sales and marketing.

- What's next?

And much more!

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor Pure Project, a small batch San Diego brewery making the finest barrel aged sours, stouts, hazy and clear IPAs. CA and NV residents can have Pure Project shipped directly. Listeners of The Full Pint podcast can receive 15% off their order by visiting purebrewing.org/fullpint.

May 24, 2021
Franny and Danny Discuss Sexism, Harassment and Assault in Beer
01:05:03

We break from our normal format and sit down with our very own Franny Fullpint aka Frances Cannon of The Los Angeles County Brewers Guild to dicuss "the reckoning" in which hundreds of reports surfaced of sexual harassment, sexism and sexual assault came to light. Items of dicussion include:

- Reintroduction to Franny Fullpint

- Why are we gathered here today?

- Explaination of "The Reckoning" presented by Brienne Allan / @ratmagenet on instagram

- Explaination as to why this is important to The Full Pint.

- Why we've enlisted the help of Franny.

- Framing up the romantic notion of the craft beer community.

- The legal aspect of the workplace.

- Reasons why craft breweries and their employees are in a bad position.

- Things needed to be done to mitigate and eliminate these issues in the workplace.

- The question of why someone would not want to report being a victim of sexual harassment, assault, and all forms of discrimination.

- What can we do immediately?

- What's needed for the long term?

- Why does The Full Pint care about this now and why don't they cover all important issues like this?

- A message to the brewing industry from Danny.

And much more!

We have forgone our advertisements this week and would like to share with you some important links to organizations we've mentioned on the show. 

National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/

Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/

Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

May 20, 2021
It Wasn't Me! - Daniel Muñoz of The Bruery
01:07:56

We are joined by longtime friend, Vice President of Marketing at The Bruery, Daniel Muñoz.

- Going way back with Daniel on Inside The Cellar, Freshies and Broken Skull IPA launch.

- A brief history lesson on The Bruery's rapid rise from small family brewery to regional powerhouse.

- The Bruery being sold at it's peak.

- The hungry beast known as the Reserve Society.

- The life cycle of the lapsed RS member.

- Does a 2021 Reserve Society member resemble one from 2012?

- Making connections with brand new drinkers.

- Keeping things exciting and fresh.

- Other mature breweries encroaching on the beer club space.

- Fan expectations.

- Patrick Rue's involvement with the brand.

- How COVID 19 affected business.

- The back catalog of beers and labels.

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor Pure Project, a small batch San Diego brewery making the finest barrel aged sours, stouts, hazy and clear IPAs. CA and NV residents can have Pure Project shipped directly. Listeners of The Full Pint podcast can receive 15% off their order by visiting purebrewing.org/fullpint.

Apr 28, 2021
Using Worst Beer Blog As Click Bait
01:25:35

We are back with the crew, Danny, Corey and Andy chop up the recent headlines and throw nothing but the hottet takes including:

- The exodus of Worst Beer Blog.

- Stone Seltzer / Stone Beverage Co.

- The BA Top 50 List

- Bistro IPA Festival in Hayward, CA.

- Monkish Brewing Number Two

- Russian River gets a canning line.

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor Pure Project, a small batch San Diego brewery making the finest barrel aged sours, stouts, hazy and clear IPAs. CA and NV residents can have Pure Project shipped directly. Listeners of The Full Pint podcast can receive 15% off their order by visiting purebrewing.org/fullpint.

Apr 19, 2021
Fee-fi-fo-fum - Matthew Osterman - Sleeping Giant Brewing
53:19

We are joined this week by Matthew Osterman, President of Sleeping Giant Brewing out of Denver, CO. We discuss many things including:

- The string of strange press releases from Boulder Beer Company in winter 2019/2020.

- Found memories of Boulder Beer's national presence.

- Who/what/why Sleeping Giant?

- What did Sleeping Giant buy and what was the value in what they bought?

- What audience do they target for Boulder Beer?

- How did the pandemic effect closing the deal and re-launching?

- What's the plan to right the ship?

- Is DTC and small batch drops in the works?

- Bubbly By Nature.

- What else does Sleeping Giant do?

- Who else is on the radar?

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor Pure Project, a small batch San Diego brewery making the finest barrel aged sours, stouts, hazy and clear IPAs. CA and NV residents can have Pure Project shipped directly. Listeners of The Full Pint podcast can receive 15% off their order by visiting purebrewing.org/fullpint.

Apr 12, 2021
Winslow & Jensen - Pure Project
58:46

We are joined by Winslow Sawyer and Jensen Atwood of Pure Project out of San Diego, CA. We learn a good bit about Pure Project including:

- Their amazing milenial/rich guy names.

- What they do at Pure Project.

- Do they miss beer travel?

- Their journey leading up to Pure Project.

- Brewers and beers that inspired them.

- The state of San Diego Beer.

- The state of IPA.

- Pure Projects approach to hoppy beer.

- Pure's sustainability efforts.

- How they handle tough descisions surrounding their sustainability ethos.

- What does a post COVID beer scene look like.

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor Pure Project, a small batch San Diego brewery making the finest barrel aged sours, stouts, hazy and clear IPAs. CA and NV residents can have Pure Project shipped directly. Listeners of The Full Pint podcast can receive 15% off their order by visiting purebrewing.org/fullpint.

Apr 01, 2021
John Holl - Author and Journalist
01:01:48

We are joined by award winning, veteran beer writer and author John Holl. We catch up and discuss many things including:

- John's journey through various beer publications.

- A hearty laugh about being part of the old guard.

- Breaking down the different types of current beer media formats.

- Pondering the buisness models of media and media consumption.

- The meme-ification of beer media.

- Authoring books.

- The effect the pandemic had on 8100 breweries.

- NJ liquor laws.

- What will "getting back to normal" look like for beer.

And much more!

Visit http://johnholl.com/ to learn more and check out John's body of work.

We'd like to thank our sponsor Pure Project, a small batch San Diego brewery making the finest barrel aged sours, stouts, hazy and clear IPAs. CA and NV residents can have Pure Project shipped directly. Listeners of The Full Pint podcast can receive 15% off their order by visiting purebrewing.org/fullpint.

Mar 23, 2021
Luxury Barleywine
01:09:54

We are joined by co-host Andy and special guest Corey Welchel as we chop up some of the most recent hot topics in craft beer. Items for discussion include:

- The luxury barleywine.

- Stone Brewing adding a wedge of orange.

- Using the term sour for casual drinkers.

- The partnership between Deschutes Brewery and Boneyard Beer.

- Cold IPA.

- This bottle is big as my head!!

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor Pure Project, a small batch San Diego brewery making the finest barrel aged sours, stouts, hazy and clear IPAs. CA and NV residents can have Pure Project shipped directly. Listeners of The Full Pint podcast can receive 15% off their order by visiting purebrewing.org/fullpint.

Mar 11, 2021
Episode 200 With Sam Richardson - Other Half Brewing
01:03:27

We are joined on our milestone 200th episode with owner/brewmaster of Other Half Brewing, Sam Richardson. We discuss many things including:

- The lore and reputation Other Half has in California.

- What the New York / NYC beer scene looked like prior to Other Half.

- Was New England style IPA the plan?

- Approach to Other Half's IPA.

- Selling beer in the most expensive market in the world.

- The drastic pivot once COVID hit.

- Lighting up Williamsburg and DC and why?

- How friendships and collabs with other star breweries has shaped the beer and the Other Half brand.

- Beer as a luxury item.

- What festivals may look like in the future.

- How will Other Half preserve their prestige as they mature.

- Does Sam want to be in the same conversation as a larger than life beer figure head (Jim Koch, Sam Calagione, etc).

- How far does Other Half expand?

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor Pure Project, a small batch San Diego brewery making the finest barrel aged sours, stouts, hazy and clear IPAs. CA and NV residents can have Pure Project shipped directly. Listeners of The Full Pint podcast can receive 15% off their order by visiting purebrewing.org/fullpint.

Mar 01, 2021
Believe in Saison - Daniel Endicott - Forest and Main Brewing
01:01:16

We are joined this week by Daniel Endicott, co-owner of Forest and Main Brewery out of Ambler, PA. We discuss many things including:

- Danny visiting Forest and Main a few years ago.

- A run down of the vibe and aesthetic of Forest and Main.

- Forest and Main's beer program.

- F and M's rustic brewhouse setup.

- Big business changes.

- Being an inncognito local treasure in Ambler.

- Believe in Saison!

- Daniel's artistic gift.

- Approach to IPAs.

- Compromising on beers outside of the wheelhouse.

- Similarities to Tired Hands Brewing.

- What's next?

And much more!

We'd like to thank our sponsor Pure Project, a small batch San Diego brewery making the finest barrel aged sours, stouts, hazy and clear IPAs. CA and NV residents can have Pure Project shipped directly. Listeners of The Full Pint podcast can receive 15% off their order by visiting purebrewing.org/fullpint.

Feb 18, 2021
F5 February
01:11:36

We are back with co-host Andy Carter as we chop up some pretty big news stories and give only the hottest of takes. Topics of conversation include:

- Cigar CIty Seltzer 

- The Boulevard Brewing employee harassment situation.

- Bigger breweries managing PR and crisis.

- Anchor Brewing branding refresh.

- A look back at Anchor's efforts over the last 10 years.

- The forces working against Anchor.

- Pliny The Younger Day 2021

- A look back on the history of PTY Day

- The age old question "Why can't they just make more?"

- The numbers behind this year's sale format.

- Russian River using Shopify and not Oznr.

And much more.

We'd like to thank our sponsor Pure Project, a small batch San Diego brewery making the finest barrel aged sours, stouts, hazy and clear IPAs. CA and NV residents can have Pure Project shipped directly. Listeners of The Full Pint podcast can receive 15% off their order by visiting purebrewing.org/fullpint.

 

Feb 03, 2021
David Walker - 25 Years
01:08:36

We are joined by co-founder of FIrestone Walker, David Walker. We dicuss Firestone Walker's 25th Anniversary and many more topics such as:

- Firestone Walker connecting to fans.

- Starting out as a hyper local brewery.

- Looking back on 25 years of beer business.

- The story behind DBA and Mr. Walker's connection to it.

- Can DBA ever be a flagship?

- The phenomenon of 805 Beer.

- Will there be an 805 IPA?

- Firestone being part of the 2015 craft beer boom.

- Thoughts on seltzer and FMBs.

- Who is Firestone Walker's competition?

- Market projections on Non-alcoholic beer.

- A look back on Walker's Wild Ride.

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, you can now pick up beers to go and even order online.

Jan 26, 2021
Dry January, Black IPA and More!
01:07:43

Back by popular demand, Andy and Corey join Danny Fullpint in a discussion on many recent beer geek topics such as:

- Dry January shaming.

- Black IPA returns.

- Jolly Pumpkin in Cans?

- A Look at Deschutes release calendar.

- Dales Pale Ale being brewed in California?

- Sierra Nevada's annual fruit beer effort.

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, you can now pick up beers to go and even order online.

Jan 14, 2021
Jean Broillet IV - The Interview
01:04:18

This week we are joined by owner/brewer of Tired Hands Brewing out of Ardmore, PA, Jean Broillet IV. We discuss many things including:

- The landscape of the Deleware Valley craft beer landscape prior to Tired Hands.
- Fond look back at Dogfish Head's and their influence on Jean.
- Pioneering lines for Milkshake IPA.
- The fine line with experimental brewing.
- Multiple destinations for selling right to customers.
- Dudley Direct
- Lessons learned from spinning up multiple destinations, products and "sister companies"
- Little Log Cabin.
- The DDH phenomonon.
- Changing in house food program.
- Partnering with local artisans and food makers.
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, you can now pick up beers to go and even order online.

Dec 25, 2020
The 2021 Prediction Show
01:24:36

We are finishing out this hellish year with a fun round table of 2021 hot takes and predictions. We are joined by irregular co-host Andy Carter and special guest Corey Welchel. Here are some of the items we talk about:

- New packaging ideas in the alumnium shortage.

- Who will overloard on beer festivals?

- Stone Brewing selling?

- Boutique membership only breweries.

- The fate of 805 beer.

- Lager's place in the pecking order.

- The fate of specialty beer.

- Emphasis on quality.

- Seltzer

- De-regulation of alcohol laws.

- The fate of legacy brands.

- Canning.

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, you can now pick up beers to go and even order online.

Dec 18, 2020
Holiday Hot Takes
01:23:31

We break from our usual format and join our irregular co-host Andy Carter to bring you this week's podcast. We dicuss recent beer events and provide one-of-a-kind hot takes on the following topics:

- Shelton Brothers closing shop.

- Bourbon County Stout Past and Present.

- Is Alpine Great Great still?

- Holiday Beer Season.

- BeerAdvocate Cyber Extreme Beer Fest.

- Lagunitas' hoppy beverages.

- Blind Pig Inauguration Ale.

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, you can now pick up beers to go and even order online.

Dec 03, 2020
Pressing On - Brad Clark of Private Press Brewing
01:05:13

We are joined by founder of Private Press Brewing, Brad Clark. We discuss many things including:

- How Danny met Brad over a decade ago.

- Brad's inspiration and beginnings with malt-driven beers.

- Growing Jackie O's production.

-Early barrel aged / pasteurization issues in his career.

- Beer geeks being rough on mistakes.

- Did Brad have any ownership / equity in Jackie O's.

- Finding love.

- Traveling in the cool kids circle.

- Taking the leap to California.

- Initial concept for Private Press Brewing.

- The stigma surrounding this particular business model.

- Is Private Press bailing out brewers during a pandemic?

- Working at Faction Brewing.

- New smaller partners of Private Press Brewing.

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, you can now pick up beers to go and even order online.

Nov 19, 2020
The Butcher, The Baker and The Candlestick Maker
01:05:45

This week, we are joined by the three founding members of Radiant Beer Co, Cambria Griffith, Andrew Bell and Jonas Nemura. We discuss many things with our longtime friends including:

- Quick stories of Danny's past with these three.

- When and how quickly did Radiant Beer get created.

- How each parted ways with their prior employers in the beer industry.

- Why open a brewery during a pandemic?

- What does Radiant Beer offer and who does it serve that isn't already being served in the Anaheim area?

- The story behind the name Radiant Beer.

- The initial in person experience and post Covid experience.

- How the beer program will differ from The Bruey.

- Barrel Program and barrel management.

- Things that will be missed from working at a larger organization.

And much 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.

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, you can now pick up beers to go and even order online.

Nov 13, 2020
The GABF 2020 Awards Show
01:40:11

This week, we are joined by co-host Andy Carter as we break down the 2020 Great American Beer Festival. Items of discussion include:

- What is the GABF?

- Memories of past GABFs.

- How the format to GABF has changed for pandemic times.

- The daunting task of juding beer.

- Might this be the most accurate judging ever?

- Danny announces winners for all 91 style categories.

- Andy answers those questions regarding the weird categories.

And much more!

LINK: Brewers Association video explaining the safety measures taken for judging 

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, you can now pick up beers to go and even order online.

Oct 21, 2020
Yeast or Poop - WortWrangler
57:36

We are back in action and this week are joined by @WortWrangler, known to his parents as Antonio Sanchez. We discuss many things including:

- When and why Antonio launched @WortWrangler.

- Life as a brewer or a brewery employee.

- Becoming a hit and getting tagged all day.

- The crux/punchline of the jokes.

- Brewing seeming glamorous. 

- Witnessing shady or bad practices in the brewhouse.

- Mixing alcohol with manual labor.

- User submitted safety flubs.

- How SD beer has changed over the past 8 years.

- Observations on the way beer media consumption and presentation has shifted over the years.

- Has @wortwrangler been able to monotize?

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, you can now pick up beers to go and even order online.

Oct 08, 2020
A Brewery With 9 Lives - Scott Wood
59:30

Returning to the show this week is Owner/Brewer of Courtyard Brewery out of New Orelans, Scott Wood. We discuss Scott's turbulant time over the past year, including:

- The plan to leave Courtyard's original spot in New Orleans for a bigger production / destination brewery.

- Being kicked out of spot 1 before spot 2 was ready.

- Fighting to get funding.

- What the new brewery would be able to provide the first spot wouldn't.

- Folks getting very sick during Mardi Gra 2020.

- Louisiana and New Orleans shutting down the tap room.

- Scott fighting for clarity on what and how he can sell his beer.

- False starts to open.

- What Scott misses most about being open.

- What the beer program will look like once reopened.

- Has Scott turned the corner on lagers yet?

- Burrito talk!

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, you can now pick up beers to go and even order online.

Aug 25, 2020
Yellow Mustard Beer??!!
01:08:35

We are joined by irregular co-host Andy Carter as we provide insight and hot takes on recent beer news topics such as:

- Danny's Stone Brewing newz bounty stunt.

- Thoughts on Stone Brewing in 2020.

- CANarchy / Deep Ellum spat.

- Andy cracks open an Oskar Blues French's Mustard Beer on the show.

- Danny's first experience with craft seltzer.

- Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA talk.

- GABF going virtual.

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, you can now pick up beers to go and even order online.

Aug 11, 2020
Black Is Beautiful The Podcast - Marcus Baskerville
01:00:57

Returning to the show is Marcus Baskerville, Co-Founder and Brewer at Weathered Souls Brewing and creator of Black Is Beautiful. We sit down with Marcus and discuss the BIB project, including:

- Marcus ramping up for Craft Brewers Conference before COVID-19 hit.

- High profile civil unrest / social injustice in May and how it made Marcus feel.

- Initial plan for Black is Beautiful beer.

- How Black is Beautiful morphed into a national platform.

- Did Marcus solicit participants for Black is Beautiful?

- Being inspired by All Together from OtherHalf

- Skeptical of participant's involvement.

- Recipe and label guidelines for participants.

- Stout talk.

- Any negative feedback from the black community?

- Founders Brewing being involved.

- Did Marcus wish certain brewers weren't involved?

- Feelings on breweries that opted out.

- Impact on Weathered Souls business due to new fame.

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, you can now pick up beers to go and even order online.

Jul 29, 2020
Re-Opening and Re-Closing - Andy Carter
01:03:23

We are joined by our irregular Covid-times co-host, Andy Carter. We crack a beer and run down what the beer industry is looking like during this portion of COVID-19. Items discussed includes:

- Recap of where we left off.

- How we approached the first re-opening.

- Did the brewing industry collapse?

- How breweries are staying in business.

- Pliny For President!

- Jester King Reimagined.

- Black is Beautiful.

- The Brewers Association Implodes.

- Bob Pease-gate.

- Virtual 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.

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, you can now pick up beers to go and even order online.

Jul 17, 2020
Geeky Hop Talk - Scott Janish of Sapwood Cellars Brewery
01:01:15

This week, we are joined by long time beer blogger, author and current co-owner and brewer at Sapwood Cellars, Scott Janish. We discuss the following:

- Scott's homebrewing beginnings.

- Scott journaling his homebrewing via blogging.

- Studying scientific papers about hops.

- Meeting the Mad Fermentationist

- Helping startup Modern Times.

- Launching Sapwood Cellars Brewery.

- The Maryland beer scene.

- Laser focus on a few styles he loves to brew.

- Obsession with hazy IPA.

- Cautiously brewing clean beer in the same facility as mixed fermentation beers.

- A virtual tour of Sapwood Cellars.

- Giving and receiving brewing help.

And much much more!

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, you can now pick up beers to go and even order online.

Jul 07, 2020
Bob Kunz of Highland Park Brewery Part 2
49:45

We welcome you back to part 2 of of our interview with brewer/owner of Highland Park Brewery, Bob Kunz. We discuss many things including:

- IPA's dropping off after a few weeks.

- Measuring DO.

- Hop burn

- The story behind Timbo Pils.

- Bob's approach to lagers.

- The romantic notion of lagering beer for over a month.

- Bortz, Dark Lager and brewing things that might not sell.

- 90 Hour Days controversy!

- Fruit sours and mixed culture beer.

- Spontaneous fermented beer.

- Thicc stouts.

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, you can now pick up beers to go and even order online.

Jun 23, 2020
Bob Kunz of Highland Park Brewery Part 1
54:33

Returning to the show, owner and brewer of Highland Park Brewery, Bob Kunz. In part 1 of our interview we discuss many things including:

- Where we left off since our talk during season 1.

- Initial thoughts on Chinatown brewery and the contrast from The Herosillo.

- Fresh-chain operation.

- Epiphany on Chinatown Brewery's impact on the community.

- Attracting event go-ers in Los Angeles.

- Pivoting operations during COVID-19

- Shift from mobile canning to in house canning

- Evolution of West Coast IPA

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, you can now pick up beers to go and even order online.

Jun 16, 2020
Pupil is King - Doug Constantiner
01:02:29

This week, we are joined by co-founder and CEO of Societe Brewing out of San Diego, Doug Constantiner. We discuss many things including:

- BBQ and smoking talk.

- Jumping in at year 7.

- Parting ways with co-founder Travis Smith.

- Societe's processes and continuity.

- Societe's distribution model.

- Signing on with Scout Distribution.

- Reluctantly moving to canning.

- Pupil IPA taking the crown of Best San Diego IPA.

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, you can now pick up beers to go and even order online.

May 26, 2020
Yo Yo Yo It's Your Boy Pauly - Pauly Reiter
53:24

This week, we are joined by CEO and Co-Founder of Great Notion Brewing, Pauly Reiter. We discuss many things with Pauly including:

- How Horus introduced Danny to Pauly and the gang.

- Memories of when Great Notion hit the scene.

- Suddenly being a famous hype brewery.

- The characters and branding behind Great Notion.

- The beers behind the brand.

- Social media effort.

- The fans and the haters.

- Stoners love sours?

- Running brew pubs.

- COVID 19 halting food service.

- Fitting into PDX beer.

- Travel and promotional schedule.

- The Great Notion Mobile App.

- Philly talk.

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, you can now pick up beers to go and even order online.

May 14, 2020
That Chug Life - Edgar from BeerThugLife
49:03

We are dropping a very special bonus episode this week as a thank you to all of our loyal listeners and supporters who have stuck with us during these strange times. Today, we are joined by Edgar from BeerThugLife. We talk about many things including:

- Some BeerThugLife videos that caught Danny's attention.

- How Edgar started BeerThugLife.

- Chug videos and chug video culture on social media.

- The concepts and creative arts behind Edgar's videos.

- Being asked to collaborate with breweries on promotional videos and beers.

- Carefully accepting or denying collab requests.

- The term and responsibility of being a beer influencer. 

- Thoughts on the Los Angeles craft beer scene.

- Craft Beer presented in LA Latino culture.

- Edgar's crazy awesome kitchen that he films in.

- The future of beer festivals and beer events.

- Advice for upcoming 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.

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, you can now pick up beers to go and even order online.

May 05, 2020
A Change of Plans - JC Hill
59:01

This week, we have JC Hill of Alvarado St. Brewery out of Salinas, CA return to the show. We discuss many topics with JC including:

- JC recalls how business changed mid-March.

- Alvarado Street trying to keep their food business going for a minute during lockdown.

- Pivot to curbside and GSO delivery business.

- Thoughts on buying habits changing from 4pks to whole cases.

- Balance between new way of business and maintaining distribution.

- Participating in Other Half Brewing's All Together collaboration.

- Slowing down on fests and travel.

- Being hit up to do virtual collabs.

- What does the rest of 2020 look like for ASB?

- Alvarado Streets IPA tendencies. 

- Update on Yeast of Eden.

And much much more!

Thank you all for sticking with us in these insane times. We will be dropping more episodes to catch up on what we've missed.

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.

May 04, 2020
Beer Industry Update w/ John Rowley
01:04:55

Loyal listeners of The Full Pint Podcast, apologies for the irregular show schedule, we are doing our best to provide an entertaining listen while being mindful of our current situation. This week, we are joined by the very entertaining John Rowley of Rowley Farmhouse Ales, where we attempt to provide an upbeat take on the current intersection of craft beer and COVID-19. We talk about the following:

- When did coronavirus first affect John personally and professionally.

- How New Mexico state law changed how Rowley Farmhouse Ales operates.

- How Rowley Farmhouse Ales was able to not do massive layoffs.

- Quick pivot from mostly draft to crowlers.

- Hypothetical scenarios based on how long stay-at-home orders last.

- Other areas of the supply chain that are being affected and how they are impacting business.

- Taking a look at some other breweries and states and how they are handling this.

- How Brewers Association handled CBC and World Beer Cup.

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.

Apr 15, 2020
These Uncertain Times Part 2 With Andy Carter
01:06:34

We continue our coverage of the intersection of the craft beer industry, craft beer drinkers and the COVID-19 Pandemic. Andy Carter, President of California Home Brewers Association returns to the mic to help us break it down. We discuss the following:

- What has changed over the course of the week.

- Big pivots from small breweries.

- Buzz worthy breweries delivering and doing online shipping.

- Alcohol regulations relaxed.

- Casualties, furloughs, layoffs, FIRE SALES!

- Buying beer in bulk.

- A look at Russian River Brewing's reaction.

- A look at Green Flash Brewing's reaction.

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.

 

Mar 28, 2020
These Uncertain Times - Andy Carter
01:04:36

We break away from our regular format to bring you a discussion regarding the intersection of the COVID-19 situation and the craft beer industry. We are joined by friend of the show and President of California Home Brewers Association Andy Carter to discuss the following:

- "Corona Virus" entering the lexicon early this year, stupid memes, etc.

- The entire world turned upside down last week.

- The tone of brewery social media.

- What does this mean for breweries that were running on fumes?

- Brewers Association's touch and go approach for CBC and World Beer Cup.

- Breaking down the impact on craft breweries by size.

- Is this a moment of reflection or pivoting for all breweries?

- Any bright side for consumers?

- Creative ways for breweries to survive the storm?

- How can beer drinkers still have fun?

- Revisiting your cellar and other cellar talk.

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.

Mar 19, 2020
It's Cerveceria Mundial Time! - Ray Ricky Rivera
59:26

This week, we sit down with Vice President of Operations of Cerveceria Mundial out of East Los Angeles, Ray Ricky Rivera. We discuss many things including:

- How Danny knows Cerveceria Mundial.

- Latino culture in Los Angeles.

- How East Los Angeles is portrayed in entertainment vs reality.

- Latino's and Craft Beer in Los Angeles.

- Modello Time Foo memes and macros marketing to Latinos.

- How Cerveceria Mundial ties in to all of this.

- CM's business model.

- Creating first beer.

- Running a startup with four people and no investment money.

- Expanding to a beverage company.

- Running opposite of other current business models.

- 3-5 year goals.

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.

 

Mar 12, 2020
Not Too Cool for School - Thomas Monti
54:32

We sit down with co-founder and Head Brewer of Schoolhouse Brewing in Marietta, GA, Thomas Monti. We discuss many topics including:

- Thomas' beginnings in home brewing.

- Gypsy brewing in the south east.

- Thomas' beta version of Schoolhouse Brewing.

- The concept behind Schoolhouse Brewing.

- The layout of the brewery and tasting room.

- Being family and community friendly.

- Open Source recipe concept.

- Rotation nation.

- Customer education.

- Crispy bois.

- IPAs.

- The Georgia beer scene.

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.

 

Mar 04, 2020
No Guidelines - Marco Leyte-Vidal
54:35

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 25, 2020
The February Mailbag Episode
01:03:03

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 19, 2020
Get Waked - Johnathan Wakefield
54:46

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 12, 2020
Old School - Bill Batten
59:32

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

Feb 04, 2020
16 New Beers A Month??!! - Andrew Schwartz
01:09:29

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 21, 2020
Craft Beer's Nemesis: Katzenbrau Part 2
01:02:17

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 14, 2020
Craft Beer's Nemesis: Katzenbrau Part 1
01:09:15

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 07, 2020
Wild Fields Forever - Ryan Fields
52:32

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

Jan 02, 2020
A Look Back at 2019 With Doug Veliky Part 2
51:15

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 17, 2019
A Look Back at 2019 With Doug Veliky Part 1
56:48

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 11, 2019
Fangirl to Field - Blanca Quintero
01:00:49

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

Dec 04, 2019
Ryan (Barely) Claps Back - Ryan Sandlin
52:28

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 27, 2019
Pretty Sure We're Still in Kansas - Dan Chivetta
54:06

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 20, 2019
What a Winner Sounds Like - John Rowley
01:05:22

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 13, 2019
What's Going on in Portland? Jeff Alworth
01:01:59

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

 

Nov 05, 2019
The October Mailbag With Danny and Jonny
01:00:52

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 29, 2019
Goin' Down to South Park with Anyaa Carter Part 2
44:19

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!

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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

Oct 22, 2019
Goin' Down to South Park with Anyaa Carter Part 1
45:22

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!

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• 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
The 300 Pound Beaver in the Room - Troy Smith
01:06:32

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!

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• 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 08, 2019
Have You Tried the Hef? - Peter David
01:00:53

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!

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• 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
Catching on Quickly - Toni Boyce
53:19

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!

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• 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
Wicked Hazy - Will Ryan
49:01

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!

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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

Sep 10, 2019
Small Batch Scaled Up - Ben Knutson
56:53

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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• 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
Lager is Love - Chris Enegren
01:01:04

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!

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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
Drink While Smiling - Evan Price
01:03:07

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!

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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.

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Aug 13, 2019
Will The Real Slim Hazy Please Stand Up? - Mike Pallen of Mikerphone Brewing
58:26

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!

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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 07, 2019
First Year Fearlessness - Burning Barrel Brewing Co.
55:59

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!

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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

 

Jul 30, 2019
I Brew What I Want! - Jordan Weisberg - Point Ybel Brewing
56:10

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!

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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

Jul 23, 2019
Evolving a Craft Beverage Company - Garrett Marrero
01:03:07

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 16, 2019
The July Mailbag Episode
43:42

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!

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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

Jul 09, 2019
Airman Unleashed - Jeffrey Airman
01:05:37

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!

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• 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
Changing Friend's Lives - Josh Landan
01:04:12

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.

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• 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
Preserving British Beer - Andy Black
01:11:11

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 11, 2019
A Tale of Two Tides - James Massey
50:08

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

Jun 06, 2019
Women in Beer Pioneer - Ting Su
01:08:40

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 28, 2019
Engaging Beer Drinkers - Scott Davidson
58:27

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!

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
Climbing Up The Ranks - Sam Tierney
01:05:26

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 14, 2019
Allegedly - Professor Dan Croxall
01:03:21

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.

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• 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 07, 2019
The Magick Man
01:05:11

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!

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• 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

 

Apr 30, 2019
Filling Big Shoes - Dan Cady From Mikkeller SD
57:18

This week, we are joined by Dan Cady, Head Brewer of Mikkeller San Diego. We discuss Dan's journey in San Diego beer and the birth of Mikkeller's first proper brewery. Items of discussion include:

- Dan's first brewery gigs in San Diego.

- AleSmith moving out and Mikkeller moving in.

- Working under Bill Batten.

- Initial confusion between Mikkeller contract brews, beer bars and an actual brewery.

- The dynamic between Denmark HQ and San Diego Brewery.

- Hazies in San Diego.

- The Viking Club.

- Sustainability of "a new can a week"

- The story behind Windy Hill NEIPA.

- How will Mikkeller SD fare in the weird SD market?

- The barrel program.

- Thoughts on Lo-Cal and Cannabis drinkings.

- Will traditional styles make a return?

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

Apr 23, 2019