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Slouch and Barley catch you up on all the week’s news in the world of craft beer, including:
➮ Lagunitas looking to decommoditize malted barley by working directly with Canadian farmers
➮ AB Marketing VP suggests sticking craft beer with wine. The Aleheads have another idea where he can stick it.
➮ Just a man and his barrels- a look at Goose Island’s John Laffler.
➮ Freetail’s Scott Metzger issues a call for chefs to reform their beer lists.
➮ Grow hops for your local brewery.
➮ Gene Simmons invites Aleheads to Lick It Up at his new craft beer joint.
Former Goose Island brewmaster and craft beer pioneer Greg Hall stops by to discuss Virtue Cider- his latest venture to produce heirloom apple ciders with modern craft fermentation and aging techniques. We talk about similarities with the craft cider movement to craft beer in the early 90′s, the development of Virtue’s first offering dubbed “RedStreak”, the way cider is viewed in the US and Europe, Big Beer dollars getting into craft cider, and much more. A great conversation with one of the most important and knowledgeable beer and cider makers in the world…
In this special Labor Day weekend edition of ABC, Slouch gets drunk on-air for your amusement.
Slouch and Barley talk Goose Island, The Beer Store, BrewDog, and gas station growlers.
Brother Barley shakes his head sadly at Goose Island’s downfall.
Slouch Sixpack leaps to the defense of beleaguered ex-brewmaster Greg Hall.
Kid Carboy Jr. presents the strange story of Goose Island brewmaster Greg Hall’s strange, urine-filled night on the town.
Brother Barley, Slouch Sixpack, and Herr Hordeum go blah blah blah.
Brother Barley weighs in on Goose Island’s deal with the devil.
Kid Carboy Jr. dishes on the fallout of Anheuser Busch buying Chicago’s Goose Island.
Hordeum complains about not finding beer, and then gets over it by drinking beer.
Kid Carboy surveys the Second City’s suds scene in Part 1 of a 2 Part Series.
4 Hops for the incredible Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout. Mmmm…
Doc offers up a nonsensical list of 12 Beers of Christmas, that has little to do with Christmas. Merry Christmas!
Can the Aleheads determine the best possible beer “mash-ups”? Well…no. No, they can’t.
Trying to pick the best brew for a tailgate party? Let the Aleheads decide for you.
Sorry about the title, we don’t mean to raise any alarms. We simply don’t understand politics so the only logical explanation of the British PM clinking bottles with the US President is to arrange pistols at dawn. No? OK, maybe they’re celebrating the end of global warming and the rise of the machines? Still wrong, I suppose. […]
THE BARON GIVES GOOSE ISLAND’S BOURBON COUNTY IMPERIAL STOUT AND NIGHT STALKER 4-HOPS!