Episode 162 –  Matt Laibson and Jenny Meyer from Ballast Point!

Episode 162 – Matt Laibson and Jenny Meyer from Ballast Point!

The triumphant triumvirate are all back together this week, and just in time for our friends Matt Laibson and Jenny Meyer from Ballast Point! Matt is the brewery’s Field Quality Analyst and he tells us about his job, how he got started with Ballast Point, and what to look for to make sure you get […]

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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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Mike Joes guest on Tales of the Cask

Episode 98- Anchor Brewing Company and Mike Jones

Anchor Brewing Company is turning 40 this year and we are talking about all the new beers they will have to celebrate! Mike Jones fills us in on the latest happenings and we sample their spring seasonal Anchor Saison, plus we try a side by side tasting of Anchor Steam and Brotherhood Steam! We go […]

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Episode 82 – Robert Lobovsky & Chad Wodskow from Pilsner Urquell!

An incredible treat awaits you this week! We have two awesome guests from one of the world’s greatest breweries, Pilsner Urquell! Robert Lobovsky is the brewery’s “Beer Master” and he comes to us straight from Pilsen in the Czech Republic, and Chad Wodskow is the Global Marketing Manager. They are in town for the release […]

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Episode 78 – NC Beers with Local Ingredients!

It’s the three of us this week, sharing stories and drinking great North Carolina brews! In honor of this week’s NC State Fair, we keep it hyper-local and try NC beers made with as many local ingredients as possible. Up this week we have Durham’s Full Steam Brewery and their St. Summer Basil Saison, Asheville’s […]

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Episode 73 – Robert Owen from Duck Rabbit!

We head west to Tony’s own bar this week since Chip was in Mills River, NC at the new Sierra Nevada brewery! Amazingly, Robert Owen from NC brewery Duck Rabbit Brewery found his way and brought us some killer beers! We get to try their Märzen, Hoppy Bunny American Black Ale, and Milk Stout. Jenn […]

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Episode 72 – Aubrey Herbert & Oktoberfests!

Guess who just happened to wander into our little bar? Old friend of the show Aubrey Herbert that’s who! She made it just in time to try some killer Oktoberfest beers with us. The lineup includes Hofbräu Dunkel, Dinkel Acker Oktoberfest, Starpoint Brewing Märzen, and of course Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest! Chip is back with the […]

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Episode 68 – Craig Thomas, Mims Distributing Sales Manager with Starpoint, Coronado & Green Flash IPAs

After our triumphal road trip to Sierra Nevada’s new Mills River NC brewery, we return to our little bar with Mims Distributing On-Premise Area Sales Manager Craig Thomas! Craig shares his insights into the beer sales world, and some great stories from his career so far. Then we go all-IPA this week, with terrific examples […]

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Episode 67 – Bill Manly, Sierra Nevada Beer Ambassador with Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Brews

We hit the road this week with our friends from Sierra Nevada and take you on an exclusive look at their new brewery in Mills River, NC! We were there for the grand finale of the 2014 Beer Camp Across America Tour, and we were able to get Bill Manly, the Sierra Beer Ambassador off […]

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Tales from the Cask

How Sam Adams Came to Be

With Sam Adams OctoberFest ready to roll this month, here’s a look at the founding of Boston Beer by our buddy Mr. Jim Koch! And check out the other name he had for his beer!

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