Fri, 28 June 2019
Episode 317 - Home Brewer and Beer Maven Keith Klemp Plus Foothills, AleSmith, and Sierra Nevada/Dogfish Head!
We can’t believe it’s been three years since we had our good buddy Keith Klemp on the show to talk shop and drink with us! Keith shares what he’s been homebrewing lately and swaps great stories with us. Then we try some Foothills Nautical IPA, AleSmith Muy Sabroso, and the newest iteration of the Sierra Nevada/Dogfish Head collaboration Life and Limb! After all that, he lets us taste his own incredible 2017 quad!
We have yet another robust week’s worth of news for you, beginning with Brewbound (thanks Alex!) revealing the sad news that the Celis Brewery is to be sold at public auction on July 2. We pivot north to Canada’s Global News reporting that one-third of B.C.s’ hop farms have closed, despite the province’s craft beer boom, then we go east to The New York Times showing us malt beverages like LaCroix, but with a buzz, and then Bloomberg maps out where microbrewery jobs are overflowing. Next up The San Diego Reader finds a new generation of local brewers who made noise this craft beer awards season, Vox asks why so many beers have retro-looking cans, and WAMU (thanks Frank!) presents brewmasters who have recreated a DC beer from the 1880s. We wind up the week with The BBC (thanks Michael!) telling us that a beer ban has left German neo-Nazi rock fans thirsty and Forbes showing off a $3.4 million craft brewery estate on tap near Asheville, N.C.
For last week’s #caskquiz week we asked if you have ever taken a beercation? Where did you go and what did you drink? This week we are curious to know if you are drinking any of the spiked seltzers this summer, and if so which ones?
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