In conclusion, we drank a whole lotta booze. I know it’s not proper form to start a post with a closing sentence, but one look at the graph will lead many to skip the following prose. We’ve been doing these “What are you drinking tonight?” segments for the past couple of months, trying to get […]
Akron Beacon Journal beer writer Rick Armon stops by the podcast to discuss his new book Ohio Breweries. The latest in the popular Stackpole Series, Rick visited 49 breweries and brewpubs in the Buckeye State in less than 5 months and lived to tell the tale! He dishes about Ohio breweries familiar to all Aleheads […]
Adam Nason is the founder and operator of Beerpulse, the world’s leading beer news website. We discuss how a nighttime hobby transformed into a business with the explosion of the craft beer industry, the challenges of monetizing publishing in the digital age, the debate over ethics in blogging, the death of embargoes, the future of beer media, and much more. For anyone with an interest in the writers and the technological tools they use to narrate the craft beer movement in America, this episode is a must-listen conversation with one of the most quietly influential individuals in the industry.
On a recent rainy weekend in LA, I decided to take a trip to beyond the orange curtain, to a place known more for Disneyland and mini-mansions than craft beer. But this trek would be no ordinary trek to the OC, for today I was to venture to the Bruery Provisions to pick up my […]
Alabama has banned the sale of Founders’ Dirty Bastard in the state. Brother Barley has an opinion.
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.
Slouch and Barley debate the impending beer geek backlash.