THE ALEHEADS PODCAST: JASON LAVERY, LAVERY BREWING

Our very first pro brewer podcast guest is back!

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THE ALEHEADS PODCAST: FAL ALLEN, ANDERSON VALLEY BREWING CO.

After a summer hiatus, we proudly welcome Anderson Valley brewmaster Fal Allen to the show in the wake of their recently announced Wild Turkey partnership. We discuss Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout in bourbon barrels, new AVBC brews on the horizon, Fal’s time as a brewer in Singapore, their foray into cans, the challenges of starting a sour program, and much more.

THE ALEHEADS PODCAST: JACOB MCKEAN, MODERN TIMES BEER

An ├╝ber-beer geek and writer is looking to raise funds for a 30-BBL brewhouse in San Diego? Yeah, that’s somebody I need to talk to… Jacob McKean is in the midst of fundraising for Modern Times Beer and we talk about his experiences working as a social media specialist at Stone Brewing, his Beerpulse Op-ed piece, bringing on famed homebrew blogger the Mad Fermantationist as a consultant, their projected beer line-up (including a homage to Nugget Nectar), and much more.

If you’ve thought about taking your homebrew hobby to the next level, listen to this and understand what you’re getting into.

THE ALEHEADS PODCAST: NEW BELGIUM COMING TO NORTH CAROLINA W/ WIN BASSETT

North Carolina Brewers Guild Direct and honorary Alehead Win Bassett checks in to discuss the announcement that New Belgium is building a new production facility in Asheville. We talk about differences from the Sierra Nevada plans, proposed LEED certification, and reactions from NC brewers and drinkers as their state becomes a focal point for craft beer in the eastern United States.