Episode 253 – Home Brew Contest Winner Chris Nadeau!

It took a while to get him into our busy brewing schedule, and it was totally worth the wait for our homebrew contest winner Chris Nadeau to come and make a batch of his incredible Trips Up North New England Stout! It was even better than we remembered! And to top it all off, he […]

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Episode 243- New Sierra Beers with Connor Desmonds

Happy New Year Tales Fans!  We are ringing in 2018 with a new round up of beers with show regular Connor Desmonds.  He brings us the latest innovations including the latest spring seasonal Hop Bullet and new year round offering Hazy Little Thing. We then jump straight into the latest 12pack 4 way Variety pack containing a twist sure […]

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Episode 152 – Dan Gridley, Owner of Farm Boy Farms Plus Starpoint, Wicked Weed and Tony’s IPA!

This week we chat with Dan Gridley, the owner of Farm Boy Farms in Pittsboro, NC about growing the hops, barley, rye, etc. that are used to create beer. Local is huge now, and that goes for beer ingredients too! Dan sells to NC breweries so that they can source their raw materials close by. […]

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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 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 96 – Ryan Trask plus Sierra Nevada, Lagunitas, and Triple C Brewing!

We keep it in the family this week with our very own Ryan Trask, one of our sales stars! Ryan shares how he got in the biz and the differences in sales between the on and off-premise worlds. Then we try some terrific brews: the all-new Sierra Nevada Hop Hunter IPA, Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout, and […]

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Episode 86 – Tim Harper from Starpoint Brewing!

We are going hyper-local this week with the incomparable beers from Starpoint Brewing’s Tim Harper! We talk about his day job at UNC and his passion for making craft beer in all his spare time! Then we taste two of his delightful brews: 24/7 Pale Ale and Whiskeytown Imperial Milk Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels! […]

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Episode 75 – Adam Eshbaugh from 919Beer & Beericana with Lagunitas & Crispin!

We are traveling through spacetime in multiple timelines and places for your listening pleasure this week! Tony and Jenn get to interview Adams Eshbaugh from 919Beer and the recent Beericana Festival. Then they sample a cider and two beers: Crispin Steeltown Anniversary Cider, and Anchor Brewing’s Big Leaf Maple plus Lagunitas Imperial Red. Chip brings […]

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Episode 45 – Hops & Aroma Pairings with Bear Republic & Foothills

We have a scent-sational treat for you in Episode 45 of Tales From the Cask. In this episode we explore food aromas and hops! We have three beers from Bear Republic: Churchill’s Pale Ale, Hop Rod Rye & Apex IPA, plus Foothills Seeing Double IPA. We look at pairing them with various foods like passion […]

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