Episode 150 – Jennifer Hauke from DraftLine Technologies Plus Anchor, Ballast Point & Coronado!

We turn 150 this week and celebrate with Jennifer Hauke, Principal of DraftLine Technologies! We had a really great time talking about Jennifer’s family history in Detroit with draft line cleaning, the evolution of her company, and the development of its great new program called SmartSystem that tracks draft line cleanliness! And since no party […]

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Episode 122 – Bryan D. Roth with Ballast Point, Coronado & D9!

Internet blogging sensation Bryan D. Roth is back in the bar this week! He regales us with his latest shenanigans in the beer world and helps us try amazing taste treats! We sample Ballast Point Pumpkin Down Scottish Ale, Coronado 19th Anniversary Ale, and D9 Whiskers on Kittens Blonde Sour Ale! Don’t forget to check […]

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Episode 119 – Jenny Meyer from Ballast Point!

Ballast Point is all the rage nationally, and we have the lady who is stoking the flames here in NC! It’s Jenny Meyer joining us this week, and she gives us the latest from San Diego and brings along some fine brews: Big Eye IPA, Wahoo Wheat with Thai Chili, Lime & Ginger, and the […]

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Episode 104 – Road Trip with Dean James!

We travel to an undisclosed cozy pub to participate in a Blind IPA Challenge featuring some industry classics from Lagunitas, Ballast Point, Bell’s, Foothills, Stone and Fullsteam. Will Jenn and Tony be able to pick up on the nuances of these IPA’s and pick them out of a lineup or will they suffer a hoppy […]

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Episode 102 – Justin Hughes, Beverage Director with Bear Republic, Atwater & Ballast Point!

Take a trip with us over to the Dark Side…On-Premise! We have Justin Hughes, who works as the beverage director for a local chain of restaurants. He shares great stories with us as we try some tasty new treats: Bear Republic Grand Am American Pale Ale, Atwater Poorboy Smoked Porter, and Ballast Point Habanero Sculpin […]

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Episode 89- A Spirited Conversation with craft beer bar managers Chad and Martinez!

No Chip this week so we doubled up on guests! Chad and Martinez, local craft beer bar managers discuss their side of the biz and sample some great brews including Ballast Point Grunion Pale Ale, DuClaw Euphoria, and Olde Hickory’s Hickory Stick Stout! We clown around this week in the news and talk about a […]

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Episode 88 – Happy New Year 2015 with DuClaw, Guinness & Ballast Point!

It’s time to ring in 2015 with great beers from DuClaw Brewing, Guinness, and Ballast Point! We three relax after the big Christmas spectacular with DuClaw’s Dirty Little Freak Coconut Caramel Chocolate Brown Ale, Guinness’s special release Guinness the 1759 Small Batch Amber Ale, and Ballast Point’s Indra Kunindra Curry Export Stout! The news is […]

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Episode 77 – Earl Kight & Chris Marin from Ballast Point!

We are thrilled this week to welcome in our newest partners in the beer world – Ballast Point Brewing! Earl Kight, Chief Commercial Officer and Chris Marin, Regional Sales Manager Southeast join us and tell us all about the brewery and share some really fun stories. Plus we get to try some sensational beers with […]

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Episode 76 – Jenn Litz from Craft Business Daily with Ballast Point!

What a great time we had this week with the renowned beer maveness Jenn Litz from Craft Business Daily! She Skypes in from her palatial digs in NYC and dishes on the latest happenings in the craft beer world. Plus, she tries awesome beers from San Diego’s Ballast Point and Michigan’s Saugatuck Brewing with us! This week […]

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