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Brew Roots

Brew Roots is a podcast that features a behind the scene look into some of our favorite beers from all over.Our missions is to tell the stories of the brewers who make great beer and how they got there.Join us each week as we discover a different brewery and we talk to their team about the beer, the brewers and how they got there. On top of that we will mix in some beer reviews, beer news and events happening in the beer community.Cheers Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Mighty Squirrel Brewing

This week on Brew Roots we interviewed Naveen Pawar, the co-founder of Mighty Squirrel Brewing and an all around awesome dude. We also announce the winner of two VIP tickets to Spirit of Hudson! Plus, why do beers really get skunky? Listen and find out! Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

52mins

10 Aug 2018

Rank #1

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Gluten Free Beer Case Study

In honor of Celiac Awareness Month, we're doing what no beer enthusiast would dare admit- we're trying gluten free beers! Matt will do a blind taste test of gluten free vs regular beers. Will he be able to guess which is which? We feature gluten free beer from Ghostfish Brewing out of Seattle Washington and make 100% Gluten Free Beer. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31mins

18 May 2018

Rank #2

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Channel Marker Brewing

This week Matt and Emily discuss the California wildfires and what our friends Sierra Nevada and over 400 Breweries across America are doing to raise money to help people effected by wild firesfiresWe then then jump into an interview with Justin and Jake of Channel Marker Brewing of Beverly MA.Also don't forget to use our promo code BREWROOTS to get your first Shirts On Tap Box for $5. Go to https://www.shirtsontap.com for more.This week's music features Eric Capers. Find him on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/eric-capers-549958383 and YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LSa3KlqJyVA Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

52mins

30 Nov 2018

Rank #3

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603 Brewery

This week we sat down with Tim and Dan at 603 Brewery in Londonderry, NH. Tim is head brewer at 603 and a very talented craftsman. We learned more about his background in beer making and the E09 series beers that we're loving these days. Dan tells us about how he and his team have grown over the past six years and some new and exciting developments in the works at 603. Cheers! Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

59mins

2 Nov 2018

Rank #4

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Love it or Hate it. Pumpkin Beer

Fall is here, button up your favorite flannel and make sure to treat your leather boots, Pumpkin beer is here.This episode takes a look into the history of pumpkin beer along with a tasting of some of the highly regarded and fan submitted pumpkin flavored beer. Make sure to listen till the end to hear what some of our listeners think of pumpkin beer. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

42mins

14 Sep 2018

Rank #5

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Saintly Cider

Brew Roots sits down with Saintly Cider and talk about what the last year has been like for them. We also had the chance of trying Topanga American IPA from Liars Bench.Cheers Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

39mins

25 May 2018

Rank #6

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The Alchemist

It's our 100th Episode!! Wow did time fly. We thought we'd celebrate our 100th Episode with John and Jen Kimmich from The Alchemist. This episode we talked about the wild story and path the created The Alchemist and how Heady Topper changed the beer scene. This is definitely an episode you'll want to hear. We wanted to say a huge thank you to all our fans, sponsors, past hosts, family and friends who have made this podcast possible. Without you the listeners we would have been done after 10 Episodes.Cheers to Many Many More!Make sure you join us for our 100th Episode Party at East Regiment Beer Company! We brewed an awesome ESB with them. This beer is so awesome that we're going to donate 10% of all sales from the beer to the australian bushfires relief efforts. Our friends PoBoys and Pies will be slanging some awesome food as well!Make sure to stop by on February 7th and help us celebrate!https://www.facebook.com/events/617710919057706/Looking to start a new hobby? Wanting to get into homebrewing? Just looking to upgrade your current set up? We have you covered with our Beer & Wine Hobby promo code! Beer & Wine Hobby is a Family owned business driven to help folks make amazing beers, wines, cheeses, and charcuterie. Fortunately, for our listeners we are able to offer an exclusive promo code for 10% off your online order. Items can either be ordered online and picked up in store same day for our local listeners or delivered to your home (for free over $35). Use our promo code BREWROOTS for 10% off your next order! Go to www.beer-wine.com to get all your brewing needs!Shirts on Tap is finally coming to Boston! Their first New England based shirt comes out in October and we’re all super excited! Join the excitement with our code BREWROOTS to get $5 off your first shirt. Go to www.shirtsontap.com for more. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 20mins

7 Feb 2020

Rank #7

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Allagash Brewing Co.

Everyone knows Allagash and brewers around here have a special fascination with them. Their beer is next level, they have a coolship, and they've been around for a long time and show no signs of disappearing. Allagash is the dream. It was only a matter of time, and finding the right connection, before we were able to bring to you an episode featuring Allagash. Specifically we sat down with Jason, the Headbrewer at Allagash who has been there since, almost, the beginning. Starting out as a home brewer he's come a long way and helped to create some of the best beers there today.Listen in as we discuss Jason's humble beginnings with Allagash and where it's all going in the future.Cheers!Matt, Erika, Sound Guy RyanSpecial thanks to our sponsors...Looking to start a new hobby? Wanting to get into homebrewing? Just looking to upgrade your current set up? We have you covered with our Beer & Wine Hobby promo code! Beer & Wine Hobby is a Family owned business driven to help folks make amazing beers, wines, cheeses, and charcuterie. Fortunately, for our listeners we are able to offer an exclusive promo code for 10% off your online order. Items can either be ordered online and picked up in store same day for our local listeners or delivered to your home (for free over $35). Use our promo code BREWROOTS for 10% off your next order! Go to www.beer-wine.com to get all your brewing needs!Shirts on Tap is finally coming to Boston! Their first New England based shirt comes out in October and we’re all super excited! Join the excitement with our code BREWROOTS to get $5 off your first shirt. Go to www.shirtsontap.com for more.Cheers!Looking for a cool way to bring beer to your next party? Or just an easier way to serve your favorite craft beer at home? Check out Craft Master Growler and use our code Craft88 for 10% off your next Growler at https://craftmastergrowlers.com/ Thinking about upgrading your craft beer knowledge? Well look no further than Cicerone! Learn more about the amazing drink we’re all obsessed with and become certified. Certification means increased knowledge and knowledge is power. Visit cicerone.org to learn more.Like what you hear? Please be sure to write a quick review wherever you listen, rate, and subscribe. DM us a screen shot and we'll send you some swag!Follow us on social media for episode updates, fun content like "Brewers Read Bad Untappd Reviews," and craft beer news. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 31mins

27 Sep 2019

Rank #8

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Merrimack Ales

We interviewed our friends Pat and Adam over at Merrimack Ales. We hope you enjoy this interview as much as we did. Cheers! Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35mins

18 May 2017

Rank #9

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Bone Up Brewing Co.

This week we sat down with the amazing Liz and Jared owners of Bone Up brewing Everett Massachusetts! This honestly was one of the most fun we've had at an interview. Both Liz and Jared talk about their experiences in the world prior to Bone Up, what's going on with the Brewery Today and what is in the future for them! Not to mention their awesome beer!Please make sure to check out Bone Up https://www.boneup.beer/ and on social media! If you happen to be in the Boston area, make sure to stop by the tap room and let them know we sent ya!Have you been wanting to get into home brewing, or just looking to upgrade your current set up or looking to start a new hobby, well we have you covered. We are proud to announce our newest member of the Brew Roots team our friends at Beer and Wine Hobby. Beer and Wine Hobby is a Family owned business driven to help folks make amazing beers, wines, cheeses, and charcuterie. Fortunately, for our listeners we are able to offer and exclusive promo code for 10% off your online order. Items can either be ordered online and picked up in store same day for our local listeners or delivered to your home. Use our promo code BREWROOTS for 10% off your next order! Go to https://www.beer-wine.com to get all your brewing needs!Also don't forget to use our promo code BREWROOTS to get your first Shirts On Tap Box for $5. Go to https://www.shirtsontap.com for more.Cheers! Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

55mins

19 Apr 2019

Rank #10

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Banded Brewing Co.

What’s up Brew Roots listeners! We got an awesome episode for y’all, our friends Banded Brewing Co in Biddeford Maine So, Sit back and crack a beer and enjoy. Make sure to stay up to date with them at their website http://bandedbrewing.com and on all social media!Have you been wanting to get into home brewing, or just looking to upgrade your current set up or looking to start a new hobby, well we have you covered. We are proud to announce our newest member of the Brew Roots team our friends at Beer and Wine Hobby. Beer and Wine Hobby is a Family owned business driven to help folks make amazing beers, wines, cheeses, and charcuterie. Fortunately, for our listeners we are able to offer and exclusive promo code for 10% off your online order. Items can either be ordered online and picked up in store same day for our local listeners or delivered to your home. Use our promo code BREWROOTS for 10% off your next order! Go to https://www.beer-wine.com to get all your brewing needs!Shirts On Tap is the original monthly box club for craft beer fans! Every month they team up with a local brewery, collaborate on a sweet custom shirt design, and send it to their members along with coupons, stickers, a brewery bio, and more! With breweries featured in 6 U.S. beer cities and more cities on the way soon, you’ll have no shortage of options each month. The featured breweries are announced at the beginning of the month and you then get to customize everything about your shirt – choose from 6 different styles, a wide range of sizes, and you even get to choose whether you want the design big on front or big on back! Plus it’s only 18 bucks a month. You know that annoying roommate you’ve been wanting to kick out forever? Time to make it happen and take over all that extra closet space! Sign up today at shirtsontap.com and use promo code BREWROOTS to get $5 off your first box. And remember: drink better beer, wear better shirts.We are so proud to announce we have partnered up with https://www.cicerone.orgAnyone can call themselves an expert on beer. But when consumers want great beer they need help from a server who really knows beer flavors, styles, and service.They also want to buy beer from a place that understands proper storage and serving so the beer they drink will taste the way it should. Too often great beer is harmed by improper handling and service practices.In the wine world, the word "sommelier" designates those with proven expertise in selecting, acquiring and serving fine wine. At one time, some beer servers adopted the title "beer sommelier" to tie into the credibility of the wine world. But in the years since its founding, the Cicerone® Certification Program has become the industry standard for identifying those with significant knowledge and professional skills in beer sales and service.The Cicerone Certification Program offers independent assessment and certification so that industry professionals—as well as consumers—can be sure of the knowledge and skills possessed by current and prospective beer servers.Make sure to sign up today! Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

47mins

9 Aug 2019

Rank #11

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North Shore Craft Beer and Food Festival!

We were lucky enough to do our first live podcast, so we were lucky enough to interview a number of lucky breweries at the event. So come and learn about some of amazing breweries in the North Shore area of Massachusetts. Breweries who we interviewed. Essex County Brewing, Granite Coast Brewing, Channel Marker Brewing, Old Planters Brewing, Gentile Brewing, Wandering Soul, Anonymous Brewing, Agapé Brewing Community and Far From the Tree Cider. Make sure to check them all out and drink their awesome beer. #supportlocalbeer CheersLooking to start a new hobby? Wanting to get into homebrewing? Just looking to upgrade your current set up? We have you covered with our Beer & Wine Hobby promo code! Beer & Wine Hobby is a Family owned business driven to help folks make amazing beers, wines, cheeses, and charcuterie. Fortunately, for our listeners we are able to offer an exclusive promo code for 10% off your online order. Items can either be ordered online and picked up in store same day for our local listeners or delivered to your home (for free over $35). Use our promo code BREWROOTS for 10% off your next order! Go to www.beer-wine.com to get all your brewing needs!Shirts on Tap is finally coming to Boston! Their first New England based shirt comes out in October and we’re all super excited! Join the excitement with our code BREWROOTS to get $5 off your first shirt. Go to www.shirtsontap.com for more. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 9mins

29 Nov 2019

Rank #12

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Beer Gardens

We here in Massachusetts have finally had consistently nice weather. With that being said it's the perfect season for Beer Gardens, but how did they come to be and how do they differentiate between your outdoor patio at your favorite brewery. This week we tackle those subjects and talk about our favorite beer gardens in the area!Have you been wanting to get into home brewing, or just looking to upgrade your current set up or looking to start a new hobby, well we have you covered. We are proud to announce our newest member of the Brew Roots team our friends at Beer and Wine Hobby. Beer and Wine Hobby is a Family owned business driven to help folks make amazing beers, wines, cheeses, and charcuterie. Fortunately, for our listeners we are able to offer and exclusive promo code for 10% off your online order. Items can either be ordered online and picked up in store same day for our local listeners or delivered to your home. Use our promo code BREWROOTS for 10% off your next order! Go to https://www.beer-wine.com to get all your brewing needs!Also don't forget to use our promo code BREWROOTS to get your first Shirts On Tap Box for $5. Go to https://www.shirtsontap.com for more.Cheers! Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

27mins

31 May 2019

Rank #13

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White Birch Brewing

This is our 5th Episode of Season 2! On this episode we feature our friend Dave from White Birch Brewing Co. Don't forget their open house this Saturday April 14 from 12-6pm at their new site in Nashua Nh. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

44mins

11 Apr 2018

Rank #14

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Parleaux Beer Lab

This week we were lucky to sit with our new friend Erick from Parleaux Beer Lab from New Orleans Louisiana. They are committed to crafting high quality, small batch, locally produced beers inspired by imaginative and unexpected interpretations of iconic beer styles.Make sure to check them out at https://www.parleauxbeerlab.com and on social media and if you're in New Orleans make sure to go and grab a pint at their location at:634 Lesseps St. New Orleans, LA 70117Have you been wanting to get into home brewing, or just looking to upgrade your current set up or looking to start a new hobby, well we have you covered. We are proud to announce our newest member of the Brew Roots team our friends at Beer and Wine Hobby. Beer and Wine Hobby is a Family owned business driven to help folks make amazing beers, wines, cheeses, and charcuterie. Fortunately, for our listeners we are able to offer and exclusive promo code for 10% off your online order. Items can either be ordered online and picked up in store same day for our local listeners or delivered to your home. Use our promo code BREWROOTS for 10% off your next order! Go to https://www.beer-wine.com to get all your brewing needs!Shirts On Tap is the original monthly box club for craft beer fans! Every month they team up with a local brewery, collaborate on a sweet custom shirt design, and send it to their members along with coupons, stickers, a brewery bio, and more! With breweries featured in 6 U.S. beer cities and more cities on the way soon, you’ll have no shortage of options each month. The featured breweries are announced at the beginning of the month and you then get to customize everything about your shirt – choose from 6 different styles, a wide range of sizes, and you even get to choose whether you want the design big on front or big on back! Plus it’s only 18 bucks a month. You know that annoying roommate you’ve been wanting to kick out forever? Time to make it happen and take over all that extra closet space! Sign up today at shirtsontap.com and use promo code BREWROOTS to get $5 off your first box. And remember: drink better beer, wear better shirts.We are so proud to announce we have partnered up with https://www.cicerone.orgAnyone can call themselves an expert on beer. But when consumers want great beer they need help from a server who really knows beer flavors, styles, and service.They also want to buy beer from a place that understands proper storage and serving so the beer they drink will taste the way it should. Too often great beer is harmed by improper handling and service practices.In the wine world, the word "sommelier" designates those with proven expertise in selecting, acquiring and serving fine wine. At one time, some beer servers adopted the title "beer sommelier" to tie into the credibility of the wine world. But in the years since its founding, the Cicerone® Certification Program has become the industry standard for identifying those with significant knowledge and professional skills in beer sales and service.The Cicerone Certification Program offers independent assessment and certification so that industry professionals—as well as consumers—can be sure of the knowledge and skills possessed by current and prospective beer servers.Make sure to sign up today! Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 5mins

6 Sep 2019

Rank #15

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Idle Hands Craft Ales

This week we sat down with Christopher Tkach, Idle Hands’ founder and head brewer. Idle Hands focuses on producing a wide-array of craft beer with uncompromising quality. Its taproom in Malden, Massachusetts, is open seven days a week, serving fresh IPAs, lagers, sours and more for visitors to drink on-site or take home. In addition, Idle Hands is adding a new year-round beer to their rotation that we are very excited about. So sit back crack open a beer and enjoy!Please make sure to head to Idle Hands and let them know we sent ya!Also, make sure to check out Kevin York Communications who helped set up this interviewHave you been wanting to get into home brewing, or just looking to upgrade your current set up or looking to start a new hobby, well we have you covered. We are proud to announce our newest member of the Brew Roots team our friends at Beer and Wine Hobby. Beer and Wine Hobby is a Family owned business driven to help folks make amazing beers, wines, cheeses, and charcuterie. Fortunately, for our listeners we are able to offer and exclusive promo code for 10% off your online order. Items can either be ordered online and picked up in store same day for our local listeners or delivered to your home. Use our promo code BREWROOTS for 10% off your next order! Go to https://www.beer-wine.com to get all your brewing needs!Also don't forget to use our promo code BREWROOTS to get your first Shirts On Tap Box for $5. Go to https://www.shirtsontap.com for more.Cheers! Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

59mins

24 May 2019

Rank #16

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Redemption Rock Brewing

This week we’re featuring one of Worcester newest breweries, Redemption Rock. Dani and Greg go over their journey in craft beer and how they are thinking outside the box when it comes to operating a brewery. Not only is this duo helping shape the community of Worcester with amazing beer and coffee paired with a safe inclusive environment, they are truthfully creating careers for people in craft beer with a very cool method of hiring. So crack a beer and enjoy this episode with our new friends, they are incredible! Looking to start a new hobby? Wanting to get into homebrewing? Just looking to upgrade your current set up? We have you covered with our Beer & Wine Hobby promo code! Beer & Wine Hobby is a Family owned business driven to help folks make amazing beers, wines, cheeses, and charcuterie. Fortunately, for our listeners we are able to offer an exclusive promo code for 10% off your online order. Items can either be ordered online and picked up in store same day for our local listeners or delivered to your home (for free over $35). Use our promo code BREWROOTS for 10% off your next order! Go to www.beer-wine.com to get all your brewing needs!Shirts on Tap is finally coming to Boston! Their first New England based shirt comes out in October and we’re all super excited! Join the excitement with our code BREWROOTS to get $5 off your first shirt. Go to www.shirtsontap.com for more.***Want to curate your own mystery beer night? What better way then stopping at a Craft Beer Cellar near you for a mix pack!Craft Beer Cellar is a family of brick and mortar craft beer retail stores offering amazing beer, hospitality, and beer education. Beer is a creation of craft, hundreds of years old, still evolving. It's creators are artisans, fusing simple ingredients to create something inspiring, eye opening, and revolutionary. Craft Beer is more than ABV, IBU, and Haze. It's about passion, community and craft. Craft Beer Cellar works hard to find these artisanal producers in ever community, across the globe. And they encourage the purchase of singles of any beer, allowing you to sample and explore some of these breweries. Visit a Craft Beer Cellar location near you, explore new beers, and shop from some of the most extensive selections in all of New England. You'll find them throughout eastern Massachusetts in Amesbury, Belmont, Braintree, Newton, Norfolk, Plymouth, and Westford, Nashua, NH and Waterbury, VT in addition to NY, DC, VA, NC, FL, MS, LA, MO, MI, WI, TX and CA. For hours and directions to a Craft Beer Cellar near you visit CraftBeerCellar.com. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 44mins

8 Nov 2019

Rank #17

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Dead Beers

Ever go to a brewery and ask yourself “whatever happened to black IPAs, Brown ales, etc?” Well that’s exactly what we did this week. Because seriously, there’s a lot of beer styles we love that we just can’t seem to find anymore. Listen in this week as we discuss some of the “dead beers” that you just can’t find at the local packy store. Why are they gone? Where can you find them now? Will they ever come back? No one really knows, but this episode will at least make you feel in good company.Have you been wanting to get into home brewing, or just looking to upgrade your current set up or looking to start a new hobby, well we have you covered. We are proud to announce our newest member of the Brew Roots team our friends at Beer and Wine Hobby. Beer and Wine Hobby is a Family owned business driven to help folks make amazing beers, wines, cheeses, and charcuterie. Fortunately, for our listeners we are able to offer and exclusive promo code for 10% off your online order. Items can either be ordered online and picked up in store same day for our local listeners or delivered to your home. Use our promo code BREWROOTS for 10% off your next order! Go to https://www.beer-wine.com to get all your brewing needs!Also don't forget to use our promo code BREWROOTS to get your first Shirts On Tap Box for $5. Go to https://www.shirtsontap.com for more.Cheers! Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

42mins

3 May 2019

Rank #18

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IPA Case Study

Emily and Matt take a look at the history of IPAs. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

21mins

4 May 2018

Rank #19

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2019 In Review

Our most successful season yet! Thank you to our amazing guests without everyone of you spending some time with us, our podcast would be nothing! A huge thank you to our listeners who share our episodes, tell your friends, and support us it means the world. Thank you for an amazing season! Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31mins

27 Dec 2019

Rank #20