In Episode 43 of the Utah Beer News Podcast, we visited with Matthew Ostrander, Chief Cider Curator at Ibantik Craft Beverages. Be sure to give that episode a listen to learn all about the good work Ibantik is doing to help grow the craft cider scene in Utah. Matthew provided us with so much insight into craft cider — and alcohol in Utah in general — that I couldn’t fit it in a single episode. The following Bonus Episode features snippets I hope you find interesting. Among the tidbits: Matthew answers my question about overall craft cider production We talk about the lack of cold storage in Utah liquor stores and the impact that does or doesn’t have on craft cider Matthew discusses what could constitute a “bad” cider — and he also offers up a cool story about his first cider (which decidedly wasn’t a bad one) We delve a bit into Matthew’s mission to find a cider that he could mistake for beer — and he found one Matthew lets everyday consumers know how they can place a special order for their favorite cider And we discuss the current alcohol darling — hard seltzer — and how its popularity is affecting craft cider For an accompanying article, please visit UtahBeerNews.com. Enjoy the bonus episode! Episode 43A | February 4, 2021
Episode 44: Ciders with Craft Cider Advocate Matthew Ostrander Pt. 3
Part 3 of this Cider-Trilogy is the “icing on the cake” as the Tastemasters close their influential interview with Cider Advocate Matthew Ostrander. Tune in as Matt takes Cider knowledge to an even higher level explaining Imperial Ciders, Hopped Ciders (for those IPA drinkers), a Habanero/Hatch/Jalapeno INFUSED Cider and much more!! Whether you are a devout wine, beer, liquor or cocktail drinker, this episode will have you longing for a Cider! The post Episode 44: Ciders with Craft Cider Advocate Matthew Ostrander Pt. 3 appeared first on Tastemasters.
Episode 43: Ciders with Craft Cider Advocate Matthew Ostrander Pt. 2
Join us for Part 2 with Cider expert Matthew Ostrander! On this Episode, Matthew takes us on the journey through Ciders in today’s day in age, Champagne-styled Cider, fruited Ciders, and how to bring Ciders near you! The post Episode 43: Ciders with Craft Cider Advocate Matthew Ostrander Pt. 2 appeared first on Tastemasters.
Episode 42: Ciders with Craft Cider Advocate Matthew Ostrander Pt. 1
Utah’s Own Craft Cider Advocate Matthew Ostrander joins us to further expand our knowledge on Ciders! Matthew has been working with the DABC, restaurants, and bars to help the Cider scene expand within Utah. With over 800 reviews on HardCiderReviews.com Matthew definitely brings a vast and epereinced palate to the table! Join us as Matthew takes the Tastemasters on the History of Apples, History of Cider and SO much more! The post Episode 42: Ciders with Craft Cider Advocate Matthew Ostrander Pt. 1 appeared first on Tastemasters.
In this episode of Room 9 Sean sits down with Abby Clark, a recovery coach for Horizon Health Services, and one of her coachee's Matthew Ostrander. They discuss what brought Abby into this line of work, the benefits of having a recovery coach, and how we should react to a lapse. Music Credit: www.bensound.com