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Hosted by Jay Goodwin, co-founder of The Rare Barrel in Berkeley, California, The Sour Hour is an in-depth look into the process of making wild ales. With the help of some of the best mixed-fermentation brewers in the world, Jay discusses the techniques required to make world class sour beer. Have a question or comment? Email us at sourhour@thebrewingnetwork.com.

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Hosted by Jay Goodwin, co-founder of The Rare Barrel in Berkeley, California, The Sour Hour is an in-depth look into the process of making wild ales. With the help of some of the best mixed-fermentation brewers in the world, Jay discusses the techniques required to make world class sour beer. Have a question or comment? Email us at sourhour@thebrewingnetwork.com.

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Better than The Session

By Rohloffj - Aug 28 2019
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Great show, very informative, fun guests. Need to get Levi on from Funk Factory. No need for RB staff shows, those are beyond painful to listen to more than 5 minutes. I use the golden sour recipe for my mixed culture beers, thank you for sharing.

The Rare Barrel Crew episodes 109 and 110

By Animaldoc11 - Aug 25 2019
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One word - painful! 5 stars!

iTunes Ratings

176 Ratings
Average Ratings
164
6
4
1
1

Better than The Session

By Rohloffj - Aug 28 2019
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Great show, very informative, fun guests. Need to get Levi on from Funk Factory. No need for RB staff shows, those are beyond painful to listen to more than 5 minutes. I use the golden sour recipe for my mixed culture beers, thank you for sharing.

The Rare Barrel Crew episodes 109 and 110

By Animaldoc11 - Aug 25 2019
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One word - painful! 5 stars!

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The Brewing Network Presents | The Sour Hour

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Hosted by Jay Goodwin, co-founder of The Rare Barrel in Berkeley, California, The Sour Hour is an in-depth look into the process of making wild ales. With the help of some of the best mixed-fermentation brewers in the world, Jay discusses the techniques required to make world class sour beer. Have a question or comment? Email us at sourhour@thebrewingnetwork.com.

The Sour Hour | Episode 111

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Brewmaster Jason Perkins of Allagash Brewing Company returns to The Sour Hour! This legendary Maine brewery continues to push the craft beer envelope and create stellar mixed-fermentation beers. Tune in for some hints from Jason and find out how he's doing it!

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Sep 25 2019

58mins

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The Sour Hour - Episode 79

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The conversation with Bootleg Biology continues on this episode of The Sour Hour.

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May 19 2018

59mins

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The Sour Hour - Episode 84

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Blake Tyers of Creature Comforts Brewing Company joins Jay and Moscow on the episode of The Sour Hour. Tune in as Blake drops knowledge on all types of funkifying, from kettle-souring techniques, to long-term aging, to bottle-conditioning and beyond.

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Jul 27 2018

1hr 6mins

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The Sour Hour - Episode 93

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The Sour Hour continues its broadcast live from The Rare Barrel! More brewing wisdom abounds, this time from the likes of San Francisco's Cellarmaker Brewing Company and Alameda's Almanac Beer Company.

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Jan 10 2019

1hr 1min

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The Sour Hour | Episode 104

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In this special episode of The Sour Hour, Jay and Moscow sit down with the man, the myth, the living legend himself Vinnie Cilurzo at his famed Russian River Brewing Company's new location in Windsor, California for some live pod. And not just anywhere in the brewery, but in the wood-lined Koelschip room. Vinnie had just hours earlier filled the Koelschip with wort in honor of The Brewing Network's first visit and broadcast from the brewery. Be still, our beating hearts.

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May 31 2019

1hr 14mins

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The Sour Hour | Episode 100

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The Sour Hour celebrates its 100th episode with a loaded show featuring Adam Robbings from Seattle's Reuben's Brews, Chris Hodge from Oregon Fruit Products, mixed-fermentation wisdom from Jay, and much more.

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Apr 27 2019

56mins

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The Sour Hour - Episode 3

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The Sour Hour broadcasts live from The Hop Grenade as Cory King, head brewer for Perennial Artisan Ales and founder of Side Project Brewery, joins Jay and Moscow to discuss his lineup of stellar, small-batch sour beers. This episode also features brewin' brother Roberto of HopTech Homebrew and his sours made using Heretic's wort and The Rare Barrel's yeast.

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Nov 05 2014

1hr 22mins

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The Sour Hour - Episode 13

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The crew from Milk the Funk joins Jay and Moscow in this episode of The Sour Hour. MTF is quickly becoming a communal authority on alternative yeast and bacteria fermentation with an emphasis in alternative brewing techniques - tune in and catch a conversation with them, tastings with Colorado's Odd 13 Brewing and homebrewer Joe Neugebauer, and much more.

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Jun 26 2015

1hr 51mins

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The Sour Hour - Episode 45

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On this episode of The Sour Hour, Jay and Moscow continue their discussion with Kevin Martin of Portland, Oregon's Cascade Brewing Barrel House.

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Oct 31 2016

1hr 12mins

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The Sour Hour - Episode 4

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On this episode of The Sour Hour, Jay and Moscow are joined by Troy Casey of Casey Brewing and Blending out of Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Tune in as the crew discusses innovative aging and blending techniques along with special guest Khris Johnson of Florida's Green Bench Brewing Company.

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Nov 21 2014

1hr 45mins

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The Sour Hour - Episode 38

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Chase Healey joins Jay and Moscow on this episode of The Sour Hour to discuss American Solera, his latest brewery project. Tune in as the man behind Prairie Artisan Ales breaks down his processes and philosophies on sour beer.

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Jul 28 2016

1hr 16mins

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The Sour Hour - Episode 32

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Want to learn more about yeast and bottle conditioning sour beers? The professor is here for office hours on this episode of The Sour Hour. Tune in as Jay and Moscow discuss terminal acidic shock with Dr. Matt Bochman, Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry at Indiana University.

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Apr 14 2016

1hr

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The Sour Hour - Episode 23

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The Sour Hour continues its discussion with the guys from The Commons Brewery in Portland, Oregon.

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Nov 25 2015

58mins

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The Sour Hour - Episode 5

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The Sour Hour broadcasts its fifth episode as Tim Clifford of Sante Adairius Rustic Ales joins Jay and Moscow in-studio at The Hop Grenade. Tune in as the crew tastes some of Tim's stellar offerings, answers audience questions, and dissects some listener homebrewed sour beers.

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Dec 13 2014

1hr 36mins

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The Sour Hour - Episode 85

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The conversation with Blake Tyers of Creature Comforts Brewing Company continues on this episode of The Sour Hour.

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Aug 28 2018

56mins

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The Sour Hour | Episode 110

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The discussion with Jay's crew from The Rare Barrel continues.  This episode contains only beer information, there is not the least bit of horsing around. Trust us. 

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Aug 24 2019

54mins

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The Sour Hour - Episode 92

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It’s a special episode of The Sour Hour as Jay and Moscow broadcast live from The Rare Barrel! The great brewing minds behind Northern California’s Sante Adairius Rustic Ales and Russian River Brewing Company join the roundtable to share stories, swap ideas, and drink some terrific beers.

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Dec 19 2018

1hr 8mins

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The Sour Hour - Episode 14

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On this episode of The Sour Hour, Jay and Moscow are stoked to welcome barrel program manager Adrienne Ballou and head brewer Garrett Crowell from Jester King Brewery. Jester King is an authentic farmhouse brewery producing world-class wild ales and spontaneously fermented beers that reflect the unique character of their location in Texas Hill Country. Tune in and discover why Jester King has made such a huge impact on the beer world despite very limited production.

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Aug 03 2015

1hr 5mins

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The Sour Hour - Episode 15

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Jay and Moscow continue their discussion with barrel program manager Adrienne Ballou and head brewer Garrett Crowell from Jester King Brewery on this episode of The Sour Hour. Like the small farmhouse breweries that inspired them, Jester King pursues unique fermentations, full attenuation, and refermentations in their serving vessels. They use water from on-site wells, locally grown and malted grains, and native wild yeast to make beer with a sense of place unique to their brewery. Tune in and learn how they're doing it!

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Aug 03 2015

1hr 2mins

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The Sour Hour - Episode 6

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On this episode of The Sour Hour, Jay and Moscow tackle the backlog of listener questions. They also speak with Matt "Dr. Lambic" Miller, author of the Sour Beer Blog, and taste his incredible Kriek.

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Feb 04 2015

1hr 15mins

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The Sour Hour | Episode 116

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The conversation continues with John Rowley of Rowley Farmhouse Ales from Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Nov 28 2019

1hr 9mins

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The Sour Hour | Episode 115

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Fresh off a smashing of the competition at the Great American Beer Festival, John Rowley of Rowley Farmhouse Ales joins Jay and Moscow in-studio after making the trip out from his brewery's home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Tune in as the guys discuss Gose, smoked sour beer, taste listener homebrew, and much more.

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Nov 15 2019

1hr 6mins

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The Sour Hour | Episode 114

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The conversation continues with the guys from Wildflower Brewing and Blending in Sydney, Australia

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Nov 05 2019

1hr 22mins

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The Sour Hour | Episode 113

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All the way from Sydney, Australia, the guys from Wildflower Brewing and Blending join Jay and Moscow in-studio on this episode of The Sour Hour. Wildflower balances the tart, funky characteristics of their house culture using bacteria foraged from New South Wales to deliver beers with length, nuance and subtlety. Tune in and get all the inside info!

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Oct 16 2019

1hr 4mins

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The Sour Hour | Episode 112

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The conversation with Allagash Brewing Company continues

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Oct 06 2019

58mins

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The Sour Hour | Episode 111

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Brewmaster Jason Perkins of Allagash Brewing Company returns to The Sour Hour! This legendary Maine brewery continues to push the craft beer envelope and create stellar mixed-fermentation beers. Tune in for some hints from Jason and find out how he's doing it!

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Sep 25 2019

58mins

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The Sour Hour | Episode 110

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The discussion with Jay's crew from The Rare Barrel continues.  This episode contains only beer information, there is not the least bit of horsing around. Trust us. 

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Aug 24 2019

54mins

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The Sour Hour | Episode 109

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The Rare Barrel crew pays another visit to the studio, with some new voices joining the familiar voices of Jay's cronies. Topics include unusual fruits used in mixed-fermentation brewing, barrel size comparisons, wet-hopping, and much more.

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Aug 19 2019

55mins

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The Sour Hour | Episode 108

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The mailbag show continues.

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Jul 28 2019

1hr 8mins

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The Sour Hour | Episode 107

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You've got questions, The Sour Hour's got answers. Tune in as Jay covers a wide variety of topics in this mailbag show.

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Jul 11 2019

55mins

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The Sour Hour | Episode 106

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The conversation continues with Anderson Valley Brewing Company brewmaster and Gose author Fal Allen.

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Jun 28 2019

1hr 8mins

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The Sour Hour | Episode 105

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In 2011, Anderson Valley Brewing Company brewmaster Fal Allen guested on The BN. He had never heard of Gose. Now, Fal returns to the Network on this episode of The Sour Hour having literally written the book. Tune in as Fal shares some history of this classic style, along with some insights into how the best contemporary examples are being produced. 

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Jun 12 2019

1hr

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The Sour Hour | Episode 104

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In this special episode of The Sour Hour, Jay and Moscow sit down with the man, the myth, the living legend himself Vinnie Cilurzo at his famed Russian River Brewing Company's new location in Windsor, California for some live pod. And not just anywhere in the brewery, but in the wood-lined Koelschip room. Vinnie had just hours earlier filled the Koelschip with wort in honor of The Brewing Network's first visit and broadcast from the brewery. Be still, our beating hearts.

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May 31 2019

1hr 14mins

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The Sour Hour | Episode 103

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The conversation with de Garde Brewing‘s Trevor Rogers continues.

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May 17 2019

56mins

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The Sour Hour | Episode 102

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Nearly four years after his first appearance, The Sour Hour welcomes de Garde Brewing‘s Trevor Rogers back to the show, and this time he’s in-studio! Tune in and hear all about what’s gone down at this killer Oregon brewery over the past few years.

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May 08 2019

1hr 1min

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The Sour Hour | Episode 101

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The conversation with Adam Robbings from Seattle's Reuben's Brews and Chris Hodge from Oregon Fruit Products continues on this episode of The Sour Hour.

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May 02 2019

1hr 3mins

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The Sour Hour | Episode 100

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The Sour Hour celebrates its 100th episode with a loaded show featuring Adam Robbings from Seattle's Reuben's Brews, Chris Hodge from Oregon Fruit Products, mixed-fermentation wisdom from Jay, and much more.

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Apr 27 2019

56mins

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The Sour Hour | Episode 99

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The conversation continues with  Andrew Schwartz,  the Commissioner of Flavor for Modern Times Beer.

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Apr 08 2019

59mins

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The Sour Hour | Episode 98

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Andrew Schwartz,  the Commissioner of Flavor for Modern Times Beer, joins Jay and Moscow in the studio on this episode of The Sour Hour.

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Mar 23 2019

1hr 2mins

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The Sour Hour | Episode 97

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The conversation with Joe Mashburn and Matt Eshelman from Night Shift Brewing Company continues on this episode of The Sour Hour.

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Mar 08 2019

58mins

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