This bonus episode celebrates our First Anniversary! In it, Rob Lutz, close friend & long-time supporter of the show, turns the tables on host Jerry Hulla, asking how he got into craft beer, where he got his idea for the podcast, the story behind the name, why he feels the video versions add more to the show, what happens behind the scenes & what to expect in Season 2 when it debuts. This episode is filled with highlights & conversations from all previous 26 episodes!
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In this episode, Tim Rose educates us about cider, discusses the history behind their name & location, Burkittsville's ties to Halloween, why their self-guided walking tour is fun for the whole family & shares why the farm is COVID-19 friendly.
In this episode, Emma Whelan shares her experiences as a woman in the MD Craft Beer Industry, their original concept vs what it became, the various reasons they do collabs, all the unique community events they hold & their COVID-19 pivot.
In this episode, Chris & Kerry Keene share how a root canal in Afghanistan resulted in Veteran-owned Baile Cask & Kettle (aka Bagels & Brews), discuss their hop farm/farm brewery & BIG endorsement from the 2019 Baltimore Craft Beer Festival!
In this episode, Zac Rissmiller shares the meaning behind their name, the role contract brewing played & why they almost ended up in PA, what 10 years of brewing experience in CO has taught him & why he loves the classic styles.
In this episode, Chadd Balbi & Matt Kozar outline their maps of every PA brewery by category (kid-friendly, dog-friendly, veteran-owned), raising over $20K with their veteran collab, numerous giveaways during CV-19 totaling over $2K & more!
The following four episodes were recorded remotely in May & June, after the COVID-19 quarantine began. In each one, we visited with a past guest(s) to see how they were adapting to this challenging situation & shared how you could help them!
In this episode, two Maryland farm breweries: Manor Hill Brewing and Waredaca Brewing Company. First, Corey Mull (Manor Hill) discusses their new sparkling water products & turning their beer into hand sanitizer to help front-line workers. Then, Keith Kohr (Waredaca) talks about their Pony Express delivery/pick-up & their timely move to canning.
In this episode, Denizens Brewing Company and Adroit Theory Brewing. First, Ben Hunter (Denizens) talks about the excitement of Beermobile delivery & their new weekly show "Wish You Were Beer". Then, Mark Osborne (Adroit Theory) discusses the challenges of shipping; not only in the U.S., but worldwide & the reason they contract brew.
In this episode, Hysteria Brewing Company. Ty Kreis openly discusses their brewing and distribution challenges during COVID-19, why they're moving to specific delivery dates based on location, updates us on the opening of Bullhead Pit Beef next door to them, plus teases their upcoming collaboration ('Dream Team') with True Respite Brewing Company and Oliver Brewing Company.
In this episode, Smoketown Brewing Station & Checkerspot Brewing Company. First, Drew Howard (Smoketown) talks about BierMi's impact on their two locations & updates us on the progress of their upstairs event space in Brunswick. Then, Rob Neff (Checkerspot) discusses their new canning line, BAM's SofaSippin' event & how they plan to handle their 2nd Anniversary celebration at the end of the month.
* behind episode name means it was recorded prior to quarantine but released afterwards
In this episode, Jon Esposito shares the origin behind their brewery's unique name, being Maryland's smallest brewery yet still brewing 367+ different beers in just over two years, plus how YOU can end up on their Brewer's Wall of Fame!
In this episode, Dave Palmer discusses the 'grown-up pillow fort' they call a brewery, their vast adornment of Sci-Fi & Fantasy art, creating the fantastic giant mural on their outer wall & how winning the Carroll Biz Challenge helped them.
In this episode, Simon Bee & Bryan Van Den Oever discuss their historic location in NoMa, why their staff is required to learn ASL, being D.C.'s only 100% gay-owned brewery & its significance, their special events & owning 100+ board games.
In this episode, Rob Neff discusses the tie their name has to Maryland, what it's like being located so close to two major sporting arenas, how his former job helped shape this one & shares news of an old venue making its return to Baltimore!
In this episode, Tom Barse & Sarah Healey share what it took to become the first Class B Farm Brewery in Maryland, the unique challenges of farm brewing, plus explain the 'sheep emergency' that caused us to re-schedule our first visit!
In this episode, Mark Osborne explains their unique approach to naming beers, discusses their exquisite can & bottle art, shares how they come up with their recommended pairings, plus what 'Dawn of a Dark Day VI' is & why you should attend
In this episode, Corey Mull shares the story of Crooked Beak, their upcoming 'Chicken Coop Series', why reservations are recommended, how Head Brewer Kurt Krol contributes more than just brewing, plus discusses their three restaurants.
In this episode, Ben Hunter shares how they became the first production brewery in the area, talks about being majority female & minority owned, what it means to be a certified Cicerone & his BJCP experiences judging beer competitions.
In this episode, Jake Blackmon shares the unique history of the brewery's building, talks about their resident ghost and discusses musical performers: Patsy Cline, Roy Clark, Duke Ellington & Bob Seger, who all played there back in the day!