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Interview with a Brewer

Ask a Brewer: Monday Night’s Peter Kiley

06.24.2015 | 2 Comments

A field trip to JailHouse Brewing in Hampton, GA

02.04.2010 | 2 Comments

A few weeks ago I took a field trip to Hampton, GA to visit with Glenn Golden, the man behind JailHouse Brewing, Georgia’s 4th distributing craft brewery. Glenn visited us back in the summer and officially started selling beer in late 2009. First, a little housekeeping. John, the man behind the @AtlantaBeer Twitter account accompanied

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Interview with a Brewer: Dogfish Head

04.16.2009 | 7 Comments

Interview with a Brewer: Shmaltz

04.01.2009 | 0 Comments

Interview with a brewer: LoneRider Brewing Co. in NC

03.13.2009 | 2 Comments

LoneRider Brewing Co. is a brand spankin’ new brewery in Raleigh, NC. Yes, another new craft brewery in the South, which makes us infinitely happy. Their flagship, Shotgun Betty, is a 5.3% Bavarian-style wheat beer. We sat down with CEO Sumit (who we found on Twitter). After you’ve gotten to know Sumit and LoneRider, make

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Interview with a Brewer: Firestone Walker in CA

03.05.2009 | 1 Comment

Next up in our Interview with a Brewer series: Firestone Walker out in sunny California. For the East-coasters, Firestone Walker is a much-acclaimed brewery formed in 1996 by Adam Firestone and David Walker. Scholars still argue over how the brewery got its name. In addition to other honors, Firestone Walker won the Brewer’s Association “Mid-Size

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Interview with a brewer: Aviator Brewing in NC

02.17.2009 | 2 Comments

It’s been approximately 8 years since our last interview with a brewer. But we’re back. This week we talked with a new brewery in North Carolina, Aviator Brewing Company. We’re always attracted to the upstarts since the start-up process is usually fresh in their minds. Mark Doble, the head brewer, was kind enough to share

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Interview with a brewer: Oskar Blues in Lyons, CO

12.10.2008 | 2 Comments

Interview with a brewer: Fullsteam in Durham, NC

12.03.2008 | 4 Comments

We just finished up a great interview with Maui Brewing as part of our Interview with a Brewer series, and now we move a little closer to home. We got the chance to talk to Sean of Fullsteam, a microbrewery-in-planning in Durham, North Carolina. We have a lot in common with Fullsteam: We’re both in-planning

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Interview with a brewer: Maui Brewing Co. in Hawaii

11.26.2008 | 7 Comments

Next up in our interview with a brewer series (in which we interview professional brewers to find out what we’re doing wrong) is Garrett from Maui Brewing Co. in Hawaii. We got turned on to these guys after hearing a friend rave about their coconut porter. I also heard a great interview with them while

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Interview with a Brewer: Somewhere in the Tropics

10.03.2008 | 0 Comments

This edition of “Interview with a Brewer,” in which we interview various professional brewers and try to cheat off of their answers, is a little different. Why? Because we can’t divulge the name of the brewery, or even their exact location. They’re still planning their brewery and don’t want the competition to get wind of

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Interview with a brewer: Metropolitan Brewing in Chicago, IL

05.29.2008 | 1 Comment

We’ve let a little time pass since our last interview with a professional brewer. Okay, a LOT of time. We started this series with the hope of giving us little nuggets of insight as we plan our own brewery. From that standpoint, this series has been incredible. It has also strengthened my belief that the

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Interview with an organic brewer ? via Bearded Brewing

02.12.2008 | 7 Comments

Bearded Brewing has started an interview series with organic brewers. He recently talked with Daniel of Bison Brewing Company, whose fine beers can be purchased at Ted’s Montana Grill, among other places, here in Atlanta. I encourage you to read the entire article, but here’s my favorite question/answer tandom: What are some things you do

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Interview with a brewer: Triangle Brewing in Durham, NC

01.10.2008 | 0 Comments

Up next in our Interview with a Brewer series: Rick from Triangle Brewing in Durham, NC. Rick and Andy are working to bring more good beer to the South. A little bit about them from their website: We are a locally owned craft brewery situated in downtown Durham, North Carolina. Triangle Brewing Company is dedicated

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Interview with a brewer: Lost Abbey in San Marcos, CA

12.13.2007 | 2 Comments

The next victim in our Interview with a Brewer series is Tomme, head brewer at Lost Abbey in San Marcos, CA. We actually heard about Tomme and the rest of the motley crew through M BeerPix, who are staunchly loyal to the brewery. Before we get into the meat of the interview, a few words

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Interview with a brewer: Black Raven Brewery in Seattle, WA

12.03.2007 | 3 Comments

These interviews with professional brewers have been incredibly insightful for us. I realize the posts are long, but there’s a lot of interesting stuff in there. This third installment in the Interview with a Brewer series is compliments of Beaux Bowman, one of the two founders of the Black Raven Brewery, which will be opening

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Interview with a Brewer: Half Acre Beer Co

11.09.2007 | 3 Comments

After such an informative interview with Steve at Beau’s All-Natural Brewing, we decided to make a little series out of brewer interviews. And so, we present to you our second such endeavor: an interview with Gabriel, founder of Half Acre Beer Company in Chicago, who we discovered through our friend Ted, brewer and drummer and

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Interview with a Brewer (Part II)

09.24.2007 | 1 Comment

We now present Part II of our 2-part interview with Steve Beauchesne of Beau’s All Natural Brewing. Steve started a brewery in Ontario with his father (see picture at left). For those who have not yet read Part I, it is well worth it. And for those who have no idea what is going on,

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Beau’s All Natural Brewing reveals all! Or, rather, drops some knowledge on us.

09.20.2007 | 5 Comments

So we’re starting a brewery. Big whoop. We thought we would take this opportunity as future entrepreneurs to try to learn from fellow microbrewers. And so we present to you the first in what will hopefully be a series of interviews with legitimate brewers. Brewers who get PAID to brew. I realize we’re not known

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