Cover image of The Full Pint Podcast
(135)
Arts
Food

The Full Pint Podcast

Updated about 23 hours ago

Arts
Food
Read more

The Full Pint Podcast is your weekly destination for beer industry news rundowns and interviews from the most interesting beer-lebrities in the US. Check out our website thefullpint.com for up to date craft beer news, reviews and event information.

Read more

The Full Pint Podcast is your weekly destination for beer industry news rundowns and interviews from the most interesting beer-lebrities in the US. Check out our website thefullpint.com for up to date craft beer news, reviews and event information.

iTunes Ratings

135 Ratings
Average Ratings
124
5
0
3
3

Great podcast

By Bongermonkey - Dec 06 2019
Read more
I look forward to this podcast every week on my grueling commute. Just makes me want to drink more.

One of my favorite

By Chrisstaub - Nov 28 2019
Read more
This is a mist listen for me every week.

iTunes Ratings

135 Ratings
Average Ratings
124
5
0
3
3

Great podcast

By Bongermonkey - Dec 06 2019
Read more
I look forward to this podcast every week on my grueling commute. Just makes me want to drink more.

One of my favorite

By Chrisstaub - Nov 28 2019
Read more
This is a mist listen for me every week.
Cover image of The Full Pint Podcast

The Full Pint Podcast

Latest release on Jan 21, 2020

Read more

The Full Pint Podcast is your weekly destination for beer industry news rundowns and interviews from the most interesting beer-lebrities in the US. Check out our website thefullpint.com for up to date craft beer news, reviews and event information.

Rank #1: A Look Back at 2019 With Doug Veliky Part 1

Podcast cover
Read more

We sit down with our dear friend Doug Veliky, CFO at Revolution Brewing, and creator of BeerCrunchers.com and @beerafficianado to recap the crazy craft beer year 2019. In part one of our recap, we discuss the following:

- Reintroduction to Doug.

- Doug's Children's charity.

- Framing up the biggest topics of 2019.

- Regional breweries adding seltzer.

- Naturdays and the Natural Light Brand.

- Milkshake IPAs.

- Shelf stable hazies.

- ABI's moves for the year.

- Beer influencers.

And much much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, 100 Calorie Hazy IPA Low Cal, High Haze.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Dec 11 2019

56mins

Play

Rank #2: To All My Haters - Johnathan Wakefield

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, we are joined by notorious character, founder of J. Wakefield Brewing, Johnathan Wakefield. Ahead of upcoming Wakefest 2019, we set the record straight on many topics including:

- Danny's first experience with J. Wakefield beer.

- What is Wakefest, and why should people go?

- How J. Wakefield Brewing fits in to the current craft beer landscape.

- The Florida Weisse and pastry stouts.

- Story behind Wakefield's labels and ego.

- The intellectual property issue in craft beer.

- Being labeled a hype brewer.

- Addressing scarcity.

- Secondary market on luxury goods.

- That collab life.

- Questions from our instagram friends.

- And much more!

Would you like to have your brewery or beer related business advertised on this very show? Of course you do. Please drop us a note by clicking this --> link <--

Music for The Full Pint Podcast provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Jan 15 2019

55mins

Play

Rank #3: What's Going on in Portland? Jeff Alworth

Podcast cover
Read more

We are joined by author and award winning beer writer out of Portland, OR, Jeff Alworth. We discuss the recent closures of staple breweries in Portland and a bit of back history including:

- Dan's admiration for Jeff's work.

- How Jeff got into beer writing.

- Dan's unfair assessment of the Portland flavor profile.

- Oregon being the most mature beer city in America.

- The closures of the mature Oregon breweries over the past two years.

- Is what's happening in the Oregon market going to happen in other beer cities?

- Thoughts on the rise of Great Notion Brewing.

- Portland's price per beer conditioning.

- Modern Times PDX talk.

- Jeff's place on Beer Twitter.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, Low Cal, High Haze.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Nov 05 2019

1hr 1min

Play

Rank #4: Staying Nimble - Aslin Beer Co.

Podcast cover
Read more

This week we are joined by 2 of the 3 founders of Aslin Beer Co. out of Virginia. Andrew and Kai share their journey in starting a very small brewery and subsequently catching fire. Items we discuss include:

- Aslin's beautiful packaging.

- Inspiration for brewing IPAs.

- Dealing with negative online feedback.

- What lead to their tasting room closing.

- Reaction to the South East blowing up.

- Dealing with supply and demand.

- The next big craze in craft beer?

- And much more!

This podcast is brought to you by TheFullPint.com, a craft beer website with daily news updates, beer reviews and opinion articles.

Feb 13 2018

43mins

Play

Rank #5: The Magick Man

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, we are joined by the Brewery Director from Tired Hands Brewing, Colin McFadden. We discuss many interesting topics with Colin including:

- Growing up in the Philly area.

- How Colin got into the beer industry.

- Linking up with Jean Broillet and contributing to opening tired hands.

- Getting the nickname 'The Magick Man.'

- Fan perception of who's brewing the beer.

- Tired Hand's core lineup.

- Catering to two different audiences.

- Milkshake IPA.

- Beer as currency.

- Direct to consumer approach and creating experiences.

- Navigating collaboration requests.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• CraftyShipping.com - Pack your box of beer with confidence using Crafty Shipping's specially made crate. Listen to the show for the 10% off promo code.

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

• Shelton Brothers Insiders Tour - Take a once in a lifetime guided beer tour of Barcelona or Franconia with the authority on World Class beer. Visit http://sheltonbrotherstours.com to book your experience now.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Apr 30 2019

1hr 5mins

Play

Rank #6: Vinnie Cilurzo - Russian River Brewing

Podcast cover
Read more

We are joined by the Godfather of the American Double IPA, Co-Owner and Brewmaster of Russian River Brewing, Vinnie Cilurzo. We discuss many things including:

- Vinnie's start in Temecula, CA.

- Migrating to Sonoma for Korbel

- Starting Russian River Brewing

- The birth of Pliny the Elder

- The early adoption of Simcoe

- The super short shelf life of Pliny

- The barrel aged sour program

- The legacy of Beatification

- What led to Windsor expansion

- Strategy on spreading the beer around with more production

- Addressing the lack of supply among eager retailers

- The change in IPA preferences

- Will Russian River can, and why didn't they add a canning line in Windsor

- COMIC SANS~!

And much more.

This podcast is sponsored by New Belgium Brewing, please visit http://newbelgiumbrewing.com to learn about their lineup and where to find their beer.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Nov 27 2018

1hr 11mins

Play

Rank #7: Allegedly - Professor Dan Croxall

Podcast cover
Read more

We are joined this week by Associate Professor at McGeorge School of Law and Craft Beer Attorney Dan Croxall. We allegedly talk about many items regarding beer and law including:

- Dan's role at McGeorge School of Law at University of the Pacific.

- Why the focus on beer law?

- The focus of the course at McGeorge.

- Why do breweries need legal service?

- Brewhouse liabilities.

- Label/branding issues.

- Exploding cans.

- Compliant beer formulas.

- Environmental considerations.

- The Stone/MillerCoors case.

- The Founders Brewing case.

- Ugly partnership breakups on social media.

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• CraftyShipping.com - Pack your box of beer with confidence using Crafty Shipping's specially made crate. Listen to the show for the 10% off promo code.

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

May 07 2019

1hr 3mins

Play

Rank #8: Jet Ski Party with JC Hill of Alvarado Street Brewery

Podcast cover
Read more

We are back from our Jet Ski Party with JC Hill over at Alvarado Street Brewery in Monterey, CA. We talk about many current topics including:

- Introduction to Alvarado Street Brewery

- Approach to brand identity and beer identity

- Lager's current role in beer

- Designing cool cans

- Managing collaborations

- The old guard vs. new guard in Northern California

- Secondary / black markets.

And much more!

Jun 05 2018

46mins

Play

Rank #9: No Compromises - Peter Hoey of Urban Roots Brewing & Smokehouse

Podcast cover
Read more

We are joined by industry veteran and new owner and brewer at Urban Roots Brewing & Smokehouse in Sacramento, CA. Peter has just opened his doors to Urban Roots and shares the long and winding road to get there. We discuss the following:

- Peter's brewing resume

- His shift to Brewery Supply Group

- Nut Rolls?

- The Legacy of Odonata Brewing

- Planning Urban Roots Brewing & Smokehouse

- The risks considered in opening a brewery in 2018.

- Not compromising on what's being brewed and how it's being sold to customers.

- Relationship with Sante Adairius Rustic Ales in Capitola

- Lagerbier and much much more!

This podcast is sponsored by Eat Drink Vegan and Hopsy.beer. Please visit TheFullPint.com for daily craft beer news, reviews, event information and more!

May 22 2018

49mins

Play

Rank #10: Fresh & Focused - Rob Croxall of El Segundo Brewing

Podcast cover
Read more

We are joined by longtime friend of the show, Owner of El Segundo Brewing, Rob Croxall. Items of discussion include:

- El Segundo Brewing hitting 7 years

- Staying CLEAR

- The Cerveza Fresca series

- Packaging talk

- Distro talk

- Notable collaborations

- Barleywine

- Broken Skull IPA

- Three Weavers / CanArchy news

- Brut IPA

And much more!

This podcast is sponsored by the California Craft Beer Summit. Please visit http://cacraftbeersummit.com

Music for The Full Pint Podcast provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Please visit TheFullPint.com for daily craft beer news, reviews, event information and more!

Jul 31 2018

52mins

Play

Rank #11: Story of a Road Warrior with Eddy Torres

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, we speak with friend of the show and host of RocknRoll Beer Guy Podcast Eddy Torres about his career as a Road Warrior in the beer industry. Eddy has been a craft beer sales rep for Brown Distribution, Modern Times and more. Items of discussion include:

- How he became a beer sales rep.

- Early years of craft beer in Florida.

- Joining Cigar City Brewing

- Educating customers and retailers on good beer.

- Taking a leap to the West Coast

- Repping Modern Times in a new city

- The shock and challenge of working at Iron Triangle Brewing

And much more!

This podcast is sponsored by Hopsy.beer. Please visit TheFullPint.com for daily craft beer news, reviews, event information and more!

Jun 19 2018

50mins

Play

Rank #12: Relax and Have a Home Brew - Andy Carter of California Home Brewers Association

Podcast cover
Read more

This week we are change it up a bit and chat with the President of the California Homebrewers Association, Andy Carter. We run down a list of topics one would want to know about home brewing.

- Getting the itch to home brew.

- Starting off

- What kind of equipment to buy

- Mastering a few batches

- Using clone recipies

- Creating your own recipies

- Moving to "all grain"

- The itch to buy more equipment

- Joining a club

- Enterting competitions

- Thinking about going pro.

And much more

This podcast is sponsored by Hopsy.beer. Please visit TheFullPint.com for daily craft beer news, reviews, event information and more!

Jun 12 2018

1hr 2mins

Play

Rank #13: All Are Welcome

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, we are joined by "Dr. J" Nikol Jackson-Beckham, the newly appointed Diversity Ambassador at The Brewers Association. We have a nice chat about diversity within the craft beer industry and on the retail side.

- What led up to being appointed as The Brewers Association Diversity Ambassador?

- Dr. J's day job.

- Perspective on craft beer not being inclusive enough or not inclusive at all.

- Story from Danny on the formation of The Full Pint!

- Going to Fests and tasting rooms with Jonny Fullpint!

- Is the BA being proactive or reactive?

- Are their certain areas of the country that are less inclusive?

And much more!

This podcast is sponsored by the California Craft Beer Summit. Please visit http://cacraftbeersummit.com

Music for The Full Pint Podcast provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Please visit TheFullPint.com for daily craft beer news, reviews, event information and more!

Jul 17 2018

50mins

Play

Rank #14: So Nice They Named it Twice - Jack Dyer from Topa Topa Brewing

Podcast cover
Read more

We move up the California Coast this week with our guest Jack Dyer, owner/co-founder of Topa Topa Brewing in Ventura, CA. Topa Topa is finding great success just turning 3 years old. Items of discussion include:

- South Jersey / Philadelphia roots

- Introduction to Topa Topa Brewing

- Ventura / Oxnard beer scene.

- Tasting room demographics in Ventura.

- The Thomas Fires

- The approach to the beer lineup

- Current packaging situation.

- Brut IPA

- Kids and dogs in the tasting room!

- And much more!

This podcast is sponsored by Hopsy.beer. Please visit TheFullPint.com for daily craft beer news, reviews, event information and more!

Jun 01 2018

48mins

Play

Rank #15: Ryan (Barely) Claps Back - Ryan Sandlin

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, we are joined by Co-Owner and Brewer at Dark Sky Brewing , Ryan Sandlin out of Flagstaff, AZ. We discuss Ryan's new-ish brewery as well as many other fun topics such as:

- We give Ryan the floor to respond to John Rowley's roast from episode 159.

- We learn about Ryan's quick move into craft beer.

- Introduction to Dark Sky Brewing.

- Barrel aged sours selling well.

- Canned barrel aged sours?

- The advantages and disadvantages of brewing on a 3 BBL system.

- Perspective on the Flagstaff beer scene.

- Why is the AZ craft market a little behind?

- Barleywine is Life?

- Chug videos?

- New Belgium Brewing sale talk.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, 100 Calorie Hazy IPA Low Cal, High Haze.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Nov 27 2019

52mins

Play

Rank #16: OMG! Black Glitter Beer with Kelsey McNair of North Park Beer Co.

Podcast cover
Read more

We are joined by legendary award winning homebrewer turned pro brewer Kelsey McNair. Kelsey is the founder/head brewer of North Park Beer Co. He recently made news for a beer he made for San Diego comic con. We talk about many things including:

- The story leading up to the opening of North Park Beer Co.

- The legend of Hop Fu IPA

- Sourcing hops as a new brewery

- What is North Park

- Why choose North Park

- Handling beer crawlers

- Thoughts on satellite tasting rooms and the San Diego Ignitor program

- NPBC's 2nd Anniversary Hazy IPA

- Is can shock a thing?

- San Diego not going all in on hazy

- Thoughts on BJCP and GABF judging hazy

- Thoughts on Alpine Beer Co.

- The charcoal activated glitter

- Where is SD beer going

This podcast is sponsored by the California Craft Beer Summit. Please visit http://cacraftbeersummit.com

Music for The Full Pint Podcast provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Please visit TheFullPint.com for daily craft beer news, reviews, event information and more!

Jul 24 2018

54mins

Play

Rank #17: Have You Tried the Hef? - Peter David

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, we are joined by the man behind Worst Beer Blog, out of Los Angeles, CA, Peter David. We discuss topics surrounding beer blogging and his place in beer media including:

- Beginnings running YourPicsSuck.

- The state of beer blogging.

- The creation of Worst Beer Blog.

- Starting off actually blogging.

- Love affair with Golden Road and Meg Gil.

- Modern Times.

- "Covering" scandals.

- Mix of memes and screenshots.

- Craft beer intersecting with social issues.

- Elaine Taylor.

- Jealousy from "traditional beer media."

- Positive and negative results from "making it on Worst Beer Blog."

 And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Sep 24 2019

1hr

Play

Rank #18: Women in Beer Pioneer - Ting Su

Podcast cover
Read more

We are joined this week by Ting Su, Co-Founder of Eagle Rock Brewery. We discuss Ting's journey in Los Angeles' growing beer culture including:

- Starting Eagle Rock Brewery during the beginning's of LA Beer.

- Why LA was a little behind the craft beer boom.

- Courtship and breakup with Stone Distribution.

- Wiegand Family Distribution.

- Shifting from bombers to cans.

- Opening Eagle Rock Publick House.

- Women's Beer Forum.

- Combatting legislation loophole trolls.

- Plans for LA Beer Week.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• CraftyShipping.com - Pack your box of beer with confidence using Crafty Shipping's specially made crate. Listen to the show for the 10% off promo code.

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

May 28 2019

1hr 8mins

Play

Rank #19: Lager is Love - Chris Enegren

Podcast cover
Read more

We are joined today by co-founder and brewer of Enegren Brewing out of Moorpark, CA, Chris Enegren. We talk all things bottom fermenting including:

- Danny snubbing Enegren, then being impressed.

- Chris transitioning from home brewing to programming at Premier Stainless.

- The guts to start up a German focused brewery in IPA land.

- Opportunities to educate locals on German styles.

- What the hell is decoction.

- Where did Enegren get these recipes and how did they nail them.

- Why some breweries fail at lagers

- European big pour culture.

- Debunking or verifying Lager myths.

- Feelings about the delicious but suspicious Dry Hopped Pilsner fad.

- Sam Adams and Stone proclaiming they have made lager flavorful.

- Story of getting into Trader Joes.

And much much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• California Craft Beer Summit 2019 - Whether you are in the beer industry or just love drinking the good stuff, mark your calendar and secure your tickets for the biggest beer event on the west coast. 

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Aug 20 2019

1hr 1min

Play

Rank #20: Wicked Hazy - Will Ryan

Podcast cover
Read more

We are joined by New England brewing industry journeyman Will Ryan. We discuss has travels from Trillium to Treehouse to his current spot at Blaze Brewing Co. in Portland, ME including:

- Danny growing up in Maine in the summer.

- Will starting out at the ground level at Trillium Brewing.

- Watching Trillium rapidly grow.

- Jumping ship to Tree House Brewing.

- The vibe from the owners and brewers at Tree House.

- Perks and drawbacks from working at Tree House.

- Thoughts on Tree House brewing as a trade currency. 

- Will deciding to return to Maine.

- Looking back on the old guard of Maine beer.

- Helping launch Blaze Brewing Co.

- What is Blaze Brewing all about. 

- Deciding to go draft only.

- Being mindful as a brand manager on social media.

- Collaborating and fest'ing with rockstar breweries.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• California Craft Beer Summit 2019 - Whether you are in the beer industry or just love drinking the good stuff, mark your calendar and secure your tickets for the biggest beer event on the west coast. 

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Sep 10 2019

49mins

Play

16 New Beers A Month??!! - Andrew Schwartz

Podcast cover
Read more

This week we are joined by Andrew Schwartz, Commissioner of Flavor at Modern Times Beer in San Diego. We discuss many things including:

- Modern Times entering the scene over 6 years ago.

- Skepticism over Modern Time's bravado.

- Andrew's beginnings in craft beer.

- How Andrew joined Modern Times.

- Astonishment over how many new products MT makes a month.

- Comparing the product innovation to The Bruery.

- Feedback channels for new products.

- A look at MT's core lineup, then and now.

- Modern Time's membership programs and fanbase.

- Is Modern Times staying on top of beer trends?

- MT's big festivals.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, 100 Calorie Hazy IPA Low Cal, High Haze.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Jan 21 2020

1hr 9mins

Play

Craft Beer's Nemesis: Katzenbrau Part 2

Podcast cover
Read more

We are back for part two of our very interesting conversation with Craft Beer's nemesis Daniel Katzen aka @katzenbrau. WE continue on picking Cat's brain with topics such as:

- Craft beer around 2014

- Craft beer in 2019

- Thoughts on Brewers Association.

- Thoughts on GABF competition.

- BJCP and GABF style guide.

- Cicerone talk.

- Does The Cat hate anyone/everyone who makes a dime off of beer?

- ESOP.

- The Cats view on his local scene of Richmond Virginia.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, 100 Calorie Hazy IPA Low Cal, High Haze.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Jan 14 2020

1hr 2mins

Play

Craft Beer's Nemesis: Katzenbrau Part 1

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, we are joined by one of the most interesting characters in all of #BeerTwitter, @katzenbrau aka Daniel Katzen. We sit down for a two part interview with The Cat, where we discuss many of the topics surrounding beer and brewing that he feels strongly about including:

- Danny explains The Cat's online persona.

- Who is this guy?

- How is this guy so tuned in to the beer industry?

- Scraping with beer writer Jeff Alworth.

- Cat's love of German beer.

- Cat's homebrewing.

- Thoughts on wood aged lagering.

- Posh breweries dabbling into lager making.

- The bastardization of Märzen, Oktoberfest and STEINS.

- Cat's nemesis: Craft Beer

And much much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, 100 Calorie Hazy IPA Low Cal, High Haze.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Jan 07 2020

1hr 9mins

Play

Wild Fields Forever - Ryan Fields

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, we are joined by co-founder and head brewer of the brand new Wild Fields Brew House, Ryan Fields. We discuss many things including:

- When Ryan met Jackie.

- Ryan joining Beachwood Blendery.

- Winning awards with such a young barrel program.

- Having the itch to start up a family business.

- How does one get funding for a small brewery in 2019?

- Atascadero, CA?

- The concept of Wild Fields Brew House.

- Were there any surprises in bringing a new brew pub online?

- A rundown of the brew house equipment.

- Is there room for growth?

- Working hand in hand with wife Jackie.

- The family theme of the brew pub.

- A look at the beer program.

- What won't Ryan brew?

- Hopes/wishes for 2020.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, 100 Calorie Hazy IPA Low Cal, High Haze.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Jan 02 2020

52mins

Play

A Look Back at 2019 With Doug Veliky Part 2

Podcast cover
Read more

We sit down with our dear friend Doug Veliky, CFO at Revolution Brewing, and creator of BeerCrunchers.com and @beerafficianado to recap the crazy craft beer year 2019. In part two of our recap, we discuss the following:

- Lo-Cal IPAs.

- Non-beer products from breweries.

- The New Belgium sale.

- Ballast Point sale.

- Who's next to sell, and what profile is ripe for M&A.

- Is 8,000 craft breweries sustainable.

- Does the number go up or down.

- Final thoughts.

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, 100 Calorie Hazy IPA Low Cal, High Haze.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Dec 17 2019

51mins

Play

A Look Back at 2019 With Doug Veliky Part 1

Podcast cover
Read more

We sit down with our dear friend Doug Veliky, CFO at Revolution Brewing, and creator of BeerCrunchers.com and @beerafficianado to recap the crazy craft beer year 2019. In part one of our recap, we discuss the following:

- Reintroduction to Doug.

- Doug's Children's charity.

- Framing up the biggest topics of 2019.

- Regional breweries adding seltzer.

- Naturdays and the Natural Light Brand.

- Milkshake IPAs.

- Shelf stable hazies.

- ABI's moves for the year.

- Beer influencers.

And much much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, 100 Calorie Hazy IPA Low Cal, High Haze.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Dec 11 2019

56mins

Play

Fangirl to Field - Blanca Quintero

Podcast cover
Read more

We are joined by longtime friend of the show and Pink Boots Society Los Angeles Chapter Leader Blanca Quintero. We discuss  many things with Blanca including:

- Danny and Blanca going back over a decade.

- The Famous Beer Trio.

- Looking back on LA beer.

- Blanca's role with Pink Boots Society.

- Pink Boots protecting from lawsuit trolls.

- PBS crossing over with other diversity groups?

- How Blanca got her first beer job at Stone Brewing.

- The company culture and perks working for Stone Brewing.

- How Blanca got hired at her second job at Firestone.

- Being a Firestone fangirl.

- Advice for ladies who want to work in beer.

- Advice for men on how to act around females in beer.

- Wishes/predictions for 2020.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, 100 Calorie Hazy IPA Low Cal, High Haze.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Dec 04 2019

1hr

Play

Ryan (Barely) Claps Back - Ryan Sandlin

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, we are joined by Co-Owner and Brewer at Dark Sky Brewing , Ryan Sandlin out of Flagstaff, AZ. We discuss Ryan's new-ish brewery as well as many other fun topics such as:

- We give Ryan the floor to respond to John Rowley's roast from episode 159.

- We learn about Ryan's quick move into craft beer.

- Introduction to Dark Sky Brewing.

- Barrel aged sours selling well.

- Canned barrel aged sours?

- The advantages and disadvantages of brewing on a 3 BBL system.

- Perspective on the Flagstaff beer scene.

- Why is the AZ craft market a little behind?

- Barleywine is Life?

- Chug videos?

- New Belgium Brewing sale talk.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, 100 Calorie Hazy IPA Low Cal, High Haze.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Nov 27 2019

52mins

Play

Pretty Sure We're Still in Kansas - Dan Chivetta

Podcast cover
Read more

We are joined by Brewmaster of Fields and Ivy Brewing out of Lawrence, Kansas, Dan Chivetta. We talk about Dan's craft beer journey including:

- Dan's start in the craft beer business.

- Working at Boulevard Brewing.

- Starting up Fields and Ivy.

- Using the title Brewmaster.

- The concept behind Fields and Ivy.

- Craft malting?

- Farm to table concepts.

- The dynamic with Kansas University.

- The top selling beer.

- More freedom working at a startup vs regional brewery.

- Local competition.

- Market dictation on creativity.

- Boldly choosing a bottling line.

- Predictions and outlook for 2020.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, 100 Calorie Hazy IPA Low Cal, High Haze.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Nov 20 2019

54mins

Play

What a Winner Sounds Like - John Rowley

Podcast cover
Read more

We are joined for the second time, John Rowley, owner and brewer at Rowley Farmhouse Ales out of Sante Fe, NM. We talk about many things including:

- A recap of John's first visit on the podcast.

- Rowley Farmhouse Ales winning big at 2019 GABF.

- John's week in Denver this year.

- Introduction to the three beers that won at GABF.

- Being featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.

- Uptick in business due to Guy Fieri and GABF?

- Continue serving guest beers at the pub?

- Barleywine is LIfe.

- John's Chug Video hobby.

- What's 2020 look like?

- Seltzermania.

And much much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

• Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, Low Cal, High Haze.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Nov 13 2019

1hr 5mins

Play

What's Going on in Portland? Jeff Alworth

Podcast cover
Read more

We are joined by author and award winning beer writer out of Portland, OR, Jeff Alworth. We discuss the recent closures of staple breweries in Portland and a bit of back history including:

- Dan's admiration for Jeff's work.

- How Jeff got into beer writing.

- Dan's unfair assessment of the Portland flavor profile.

- Oregon being the most mature beer city in America.

- The closures of the mature Oregon breweries over the past two years.

- Is what's happening in the Oregon market going to happen in other beer cities?

- Thoughts on the rise of Great Notion Brewing.

- Portland's price per beer conditioning.

- Modern Times PDX talk.

- Jeff's place on Beer Twitter.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

Oskar Blues Brewery - Try new One-y IPA, Low Cal, High Haze.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Nov 05 2019

1hr 1min

Play

The October Mailbag With Danny and Jonny

Podcast cover
Read more

We break from our normal interview format to answer listener submitted questions on the current state of the beer industry. Questions include:

- Thoughts on sellouts.

- Pub owners and bottle shop keeps stocking trendy styles.

- Who's responsible for out of code beer?

- Predicting the future of craft beer?

- California vs Florida's approach to craft beer.

- Craft beer industry folks obligation to drink only craft?

- Who's next to bite the dust?

- Thoughts on Belgian beers.

- Our definition of what's craft vs. not craft?

- $20 4pks of IPA.

- Lack of creativity in beer?

- Current state of beer.

- Are brewers just re-labeling the same hazy?

- Favorite beers?

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Oct 29 2019

1hr

Play

Goin' Down to South Park with Anyaa Carter Part 2

Podcast cover
Read more

We continue our in depth conversation of Assistant Brewer of South Park Brewing Anyaa Carter, where we talk about:

- Where does Modern Times go?

- Will West Coast IPAs come back in style?

- Anyaa's GABF anxiety on Twitter.

- The process behind entering beers into GABF.

- Brewers revering Untappd ratings.

- Dan dismissing GABF awards and judging process.

- Relating being a chef to being a brewer.

- Thoughts on possibility of working for a big production craft brewery.

- Anyaa's loyalty.

- Bubble burst talk.

- Brewer Thicc??

- Romantic breweries out of New York.

- Monday morning quarterbacking about Societe.

And tons more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Oct 22 2019

44mins

Play

Goin' Down to South Park with Anyaa Carter Part 1

Podcast cover
Read more

We sit down with Assistant Brewer of South Park Brewing, Anyaa Carter in a two part interview in which we discuss Anyaa embracing San Diego beer, becoming a brewer, and setting big career goals. In part one we discuss:

- Anyaa / @blackzag05 on beer boards and groups.

- How she got into good beer.

- Looking back on early San Diego beer with Danny.

- Working for Scot Blair (Hamiltons, Monkey Paw, South Park)

- Anyaa's transition from bartender to brewer.

- What the heck is South Park, the neighborhood.

- South Park Brewing's non-trendy beer menu.

- Hazie resentment?

- Current trends going on in SD.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Oct 17 2019

45mins

Play

The 300 Pound Beaver in the Room - Troy Smith

Podcast cover
Read more

We sit down with head brewer at Belching Beaver Brewing in San Diego, CA, Troy Smith. We discuss Troy's journey in San Diego beer including:

- Troy's career before Belching Beaver.

- Getting hired away from Coronado.

- The 300 lb. Beaver in the Room, the name and branding.

- Peanut Butter Milk Stout.

- San Diego beer not welcoming BB.

- Where does Belching Beaver fit in with the established and the new brewers?

- Tough competition and saturation in San Diego beer.

- 30th Street talk.

- Getting recognition for the good beer despite the branding.

- Partnership with Deftones.

- Alpha King Challenge.

- Seltzer talk.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Oct 08 2019

1hr 6mins

Play

Have You Tried the Hef? - Peter David

Podcast cover
Read more

This week, we are joined by the man behind Worst Beer Blog, out of Los Angeles, CA, Peter David. We discuss topics surrounding beer blogging and his place in beer media including:

- Beginnings running YourPicsSuck.

- The state of beer blogging.

- The creation of Worst Beer Blog.

- Starting off actually blogging.

- Love affair with Golden Road and Meg Gil.

- Modern Times.

- "Covering" scandals.

- Mix of memes and screenshots.

- Craft beer intersecting with social issues.

- Elaine Taylor.

- Jealousy from "traditional beer media."

- Positive and negative results from "making it on Worst Beer Blog."

 And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Sep 24 2019

1hr

Play

Catching on Quickly - Toni Boyce

Podcast cover
Read more

We are joined by beer chemist and blogger at Beer Kulture out of Fort Collins, CO, Toni Boyce aka @tonitwopint. We discuss Toni's new found love for beer and her rapid integration into the craft beer industry. We discuss many things including:

- How and when Toni got into good beer.

- Studying and receiving Certified Cicerone credentials.

- The food pairing aspect of Cicerone.

- Gaining BJCP judge credential and judging competitions.

- Chemistry and science behind beer. 

- Danny's early perception of the craft beer industry versus reality.

- Revisiting Toni's powerful blog posts on Beer Kulture.

- Thoughts on appropriation vs appreciation.

- Diversity in regards to brewery taprooms.

- The Founder's Brewing case.

- The Brewer's Association's involvement in diversity.

- #IamCraftBeer

- Thoughts on Crowns and Hops.

- Beer Kulture and blogging more.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Sep 17 2019

53mins

Play

Wicked Hazy - Will Ryan

Podcast cover
Read more

We are joined by New England brewing industry journeyman Will Ryan. We discuss has travels from Trillium to Treehouse to his current spot at Blaze Brewing Co. in Portland, ME including:

- Danny growing up in Maine in the summer.

- Will starting out at the ground level at Trillium Brewing.

- Watching Trillium rapidly grow.

- Jumping ship to Tree House Brewing.

- The vibe from the owners and brewers at Tree House.

- Perks and drawbacks from working at Tree House.

- Thoughts on Tree House brewing as a trade currency. 

- Will deciding to return to Maine.

- Looking back on the old guard of Maine beer.

- Helping launch Blaze Brewing Co.

- What is Blaze Brewing all about. 

- Deciding to go draft only.

- Being mindful as a brand manager on social media.

- Collaborating and fest'ing with rockstar breweries.

And much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• California Craft Beer Summit 2019 - Whether you are in the beer industry or just love drinking the good stuff, mark your calendar and secure your tickets for the biggest beer event on the west coast. 

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Sep 10 2019

49mins

Play

Small Batch Scaled Up - Ben Knutson

Podcast cover
Read more

We are joined by head brewer for Untitled Art at Octopi Brewing, Ben Knutson. We talk about Ben's transition from brewing for Blue Moon to Octopi Brewing in Waunakee, WI including:

- Ben's journey brewing for AC Golden/Tenth and Blake/Blue Moon.

- Deciding to move back home to Wisconsin.

- Helping Octopi and Untitled Art launch.

- The concept behind Untitled Art.

- Constantly experimenting.

- Collaborating with the trendiest brewers.

- Changing of the guard in Wisconsin beer.

- Being snubbed at Great Taste of the Midwest.

- Stigma of contract brewers.

- Being able to scale up hazies, milkshakes and pastry stouts.

- Packaging trends.

- Demand for non-adjunct barrel aged beers.

- Cannabis drinks and seltzer.

- What's on the horizon for Untitled Art.

And much much more!

Get your tickets to The Full Pint 12th Anniversary Kegger on 9/7 at Naja's Place in Redondo Beach. Click HERE for more info!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• California Craft Beer Summit 2019 - Whether you are in the beer industry or just love drinking the good stuff, mark your calendar and secure your tickets for the biggest beer event on the west coast. 

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Aug 28 2019

56mins

Play

Lager is Love - Chris Enegren

Podcast cover
Read more

We are joined today by co-founder and brewer of Enegren Brewing out of Moorpark, CA, Chris Enegren. We talk all things bottom fermenting including:

- Danny snubbing Enegren, then being impressed.

- Chris transitioning from home brewing to programming at Premier Stainless.

- The guts to start up a German focused brewery in IPA land.

- Opportunities to educate locals on German styles.

- What the hell is decoction.

- Where did Enegren get these recipes and how did they nail them.

- Why some breweries fail at lagers

- European big pour culture.

- Debunking or verifying Lager myths.

- Feelings about the delicious but suspicious Dry Hopped Pilsner fad.

- Sam Adams and Stone proclaiming they have made lager flavorful.

- Story of getting into Trader Joes.

And much much more!

We'd like to thank the sponsors of this show, if you are interested in sponsoring this podcast, please drop us a note at advertising@thefullpint.com.

• California Craft Beer Summit 2019 - Whether you are in the beer industry or just love drinking the good stuff, mark your calendar and secure your tickets for the biggest beer event on the west coast. 

• Firestone Walker Brewing - Check out the new hazy IPA, Mind Haze - Let your mind wander. 

• El Segundo Brewing - Makers of some very fine hoppy ales near LAX, also check out their new digs, The Slice and Pint.

Music for The Full Pint Podcast is provided by our pal Ben Tuttle, check him out at tenderbubbles.com

Aug 20 2019

1hr 1min

Play

iTunes Ratings

135 Ratings
Average Ratings
124
5
0
3
3

Great podcast

By Bongermonkey - Dec 06 2019
Read more
I look forward to this podcast every week on my grueling commute. Just makes me want to drink more.

One of my favorite

By Chrisstaub - Nov 28 2019
Read more
This is a mist listen for me every week.