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THE ALEHEADS PODCAST: ALL BEERS CONSIDERED #29- MAGEE GOES MALT MAGNATE

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.

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THE ALEHEADS PODCAST: VIRTUE CIDER’S GREG HALL

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…

ALL BEERS CONSIDERED #22

In this special Labor Day weekend edition of ABC, Slouch gets drunk on-air for your amusement.

ALL BEERS CONSIDERED #20

Slouch and Barley talk Goose Island, The Beer Store, BrewDog, and gas station growlers.

YOUR NAME IS BUD

Brother Barley shakes his head sadly at Goose Island’s downfall.

ALL BEERS CONSIDERED #18

The boys are back, talking craft beer industry news and analysis (with all the floral notes you love and the sturdy malt backbone you need) with stories including: SAB Miller being bad in the Badger State; Flying Dog goes home; Goose Island recall; Sam Adams/ DFH make flower beer for DC event; and Ska stays true to homebrew roots. Click to subscribe on ITunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id421647608?uo=4

BEER FESTIVAL REVIEW: COLUMBUS, OHIO

The Commander and Herr Direktor review the 2nd Annual Columbus Beer Fest.

IN DEFENSE OF GREG HALL

Slouch Sixpack leaps to the defense of beleaguered ex-brewmaster Greg Hall.

THE GOOSE ISLAND BLADDER EMPTIES

Kid Carboy Jr. presents the strange story of Goose Island brewmaster Greg Hall’s strange, urine-filled night on the town.

ALL BEERS CONSIDERED #12

Brother Barley, Slouch Sixpack, and Herr Hordeum go blah blah blah.

THE WARNING SHOT

Brother Barley weighs in on Goose Island’s deal with the devil.

GOOSE ISLAND IS COOKED BY ANHEUSER BUSCH

Kid Carboy Jr. dishes on the fallout of Anheuser Busch buying Chicago’s Goose Island.

LIMITED EDITION WOES

Hordeum complains about not finding beer, and then gets over it by drinking beer.

WINDY CITY ALE-VOLUTION, PART I

Kid Carboy surveys the Second City’s suds scene in Part 1 of a 2 Part Series.

GOOSE ISLAND BOURBON COUNTY BRAND STOUT

4 Hops for the incredible Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout. Mmmm…

12 BEERS OF CHRISTMAS

Doc offers up a nonsensical list of 12 Beers of Christmas, that has little to do with Christmas. Merry Christmas!

TWO, TWO, TWO BEERS IN ONE

Can the Aleheads determine the best possible beer “mash-ups”? Well…no. No, they can’t.

YES, I AM INDEED READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL

Trying to pick the best brew for a tailgate party? Let the Aleheads decide for you.

GOOD SIR, I CHALLENGE YOU TO A DUEL!

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. […]

GOOSE à DEUX

THE BARON GIVES GOOSE ISLAND’S BOURBON COUNTY IMPERIAL STOUT AND NIGHT STALKER 4-HOPS!

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