Tales From the Cask Craft Beer Podcast (tales from the cask)

We have a tasty episode for you this week at Tales From the Cask!  In this episode we feature several great brews from our friends at Sierra Nevada Brewing Company along with an exclusive interview with Sierra Nevada's, Aubrey Herbert!  Aubrey not only tells us abou the fantastic beers that Sierra Nevada produces, she also tells us about their Wild Rivers program and their new brewing location opening later this year in North Carolina.  During this episode we sample Bear Republic's Hop Rod Red, Lagunita's Dog Town Pale Ale, Pilsner Urquell, Still Cottonwood Lowdown, Ovila Saison, Southern Hemi, and Hoptimum!  In our news segment we talk about the impact fracking has on beer production and a robot that can pour you the perfect beer.  

We'd love to hear your feedback and brew suggestions! Call in your feedback by calling 919-502-0280 or email us at talesfromthecask@gmail.com.

 

 
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We have a special treat for you in Episode 7 of Tales From the Cask!  Not only to we sample Sam Adams Summer Ale, Bear Rebulic Hop Rod Rye, Lagunitas DogTown Pale Ale, Angry Orchard Strawman Cider, and Cottonwood Low Down Brown Ale, but we also bring you an exclusive interview with the founder and chairman of the Boston Beer Company, Jim Koch!  Jim tells us all about the process in making their brand new beer can and why they felt like a new can was necessary.  He also talks about how he got in to beer and why he started his own beer company.  In our news segment we talk about a creative beer dispensor, a beer thief with a conscience, and some exciting news about new home brewing laws!  In our feedback segment we answer a question about the impact craft brewing is having on larger brewing companies. 

We'd love to hear your feedback and brew suggestions! Call in your feedback by calling 919-502-0280 or email us at talesfromthecask@gmail.com.

 

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In episode 06 of Tales From the Cask we share some recent news about sales from Heineken, a new beer travel class being offered by Baker University, new Japanese and Italian craft beers that are becoming popular, and Chip reveals his geeky side!  We sample and dicuss the features of several great beers.  On tap for this episode is Magic Hat Belgo Sutra, Innis & Gun Scottish Pale Ale, Sierra Nevada Torpedo, and Fox Barrell Blackberry Pear Cider .  We also talk with Matt and Dan from Latis Imports about the history of Latis Imports and several of the import beers they offer.  We sample a variety of Belgium beers from Palm Breweries including the Palm, Estaminet Premium Pils, Steenbrugge, and Rodenbach Vintage.  

We'd love to hear your feedback and brew suggestions! Call in your feedback by calling 919-502-0280 or email us at talesfromthecask@gmail.com.

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In episode 5 of Tales From the Cask we interview Roger MacKay.  Roger has a great family heritage of Scottish whiskeys and Canadian ales. Roger tells us about the process of using oak casks to make specialized beers and we sample severaal Innis and Gunn potables including the original Innis and Gunn, Scottish Pale Ale, and Rum Cask.  We also discuss the process for making Canadian Cherrywood. On tap for this episode is Carolina Brewing Spring Bock, Magic Hat Belgo Sutra, Anchor Porter, and Innis and Gunn Scottish Pale Ale.

We'd love to hear your feedback and brew suggestions! Call in your feedback by calling 919-502-0280 or email us at talesfromthecask@gmail.com.

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In episode 04 of Tales From the Cask we bring you an exclusive interview with Boston Beer Company CEO, Martin Roper!  Martin shares how he joined up with the folks at Boston Beer Company, his love of various ciders, shares some stories about his grandfather, and more.  On tap we have Anchor Porter, Sam Adam's Double Agent IPL, Belgian Blonde IPA from Sierra Nevada, and Jade IPA.  In honor of our interview with Martin Roper, we sample some of Boston Beer's ciders and beers.  We sample Angry Orchard Crisp Apple Cider, Angry Orchard Traditional Dry Cider, and Sam Adams Double Agent IPL.  In our news segment we talk about beer sales around the country and share some interesting news about upcoming beers coming from Buffalo Wild Wings.  In our first ever listener feedback segment, we answer a question about the best beer to dring after a dental procedure and define IBUs.

We'd love to hear your feedback and brew suggestions! Call in your feedback by calling 919-502-0280 or email us at talesfromthecask@gmail.com.

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In Episode 03 of Tales From the Cask we share some of the latest news from the world of craft beers and sample some great brews. On tap for this episode is the Leinenkugel Big Eddy Imperial IPA, Sam Adams Boston Lager, and Rodenbach Grand Cru.  We also share some summer themed drinks from Anchor Brewing Liberty Ale and Fox Barrel Cider

Our special guest is salesman Josh McCullough, who gives us an inside look at how beer travels and stays fresh from the distributor's warehouse to local stores, restaurants, and bars. He talks about a typical day for a beer saelsman. Josh also talks about how we ensure beer taps remain clean and deliver the beer to consumers with the flavor intended by the brewers.  

We'd love to hear your feedback and brew suggestions! Call in your feedback by calling 919-502-0280 or email us at talesfromthecask@gmail.com.

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In episode 02 of Tales From the Cask we bring you some more exciting and informational beer related goodness!  In our news segment we talk about first quarter sales for beer retailers and breweries.  We share news and experiences from the recent World Beer Festival we attended.  We sample Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager, Lagunitas Undercover Shutdown Ale, and  Samuel Adams Boston Lager.  We have the pleasure of interviewing Eric McCrory, our local representative for Samuel Adams.  Eric tells us about some of the exciting contests and programs that Samuel Adams does each year for their employees and the public.  The Long Shot winners have their brews made by Sam Adams and the current winners will be in store in May.  

We'd love to hear your feedback and brew suggestions! Call in your feedback by calling 919-502-0280 or email us at talesfromthecask@gmail.com.

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In this inaugural episode of Tales From the Cask, Chip, Jennifer, and Tony share their love and background in the beer industry and talk about some of their favorite brews.  We share up to date news about the beer industry and some upcoming events.  We also interview Mitchell Peedin, a salesman and home brewer and sample some of his award winning beers that feature East Kent Goldings hops.

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