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Strange Brews Beer Podcast

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A beer podcast from WBEZ, Chicago's public radio station. Hosted by Andrew Gill and Alison Cuddy, episodes are recorded where ever good beer is found and include interviews with brewers, artists and craft beer lovers.

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A beer podcast from WBEZ, Chicago's public radio station. Hosted by Andrew Gill and Alison Cuddy, episodes are recorded where ever good beer is found and include interviews with brewers, artists and craft beer lovers.

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Fantastic!

By MattL&O - Aug 25 2015
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Love this podcast! Great topics, guests, and BEER!

Entertaining, fun, informative

By hbeastly13 - Aug 04 2015
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Lots of good Midwestern beer info and fun hosts.

iTunes Ratings

180 Ratings
Average Ratings
163
10
6
1
0

Fantastic!

By MattL&O - Aug 25 2015
Read more
Love this podcast! Great topics, guests, and BEER!

Entertaining, fun, informative

By hbeastly13 - Aug 04 2015
Read more
Lots of good Midwestern beer info and fun hosts.
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Strange Brews Beer Podcast

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A beer podcast from WBEZ, Chicago's public radio station. Hosted by Andrew Gill and Alison Cuddy, episodes are recorded where ever good beer is found and include interviews with brewers, artists and craft beer lovers.

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Rank #1: Brewing outside the lines with Mountain Brew and Scratch Brewing (Episode 75)

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We talk with Tim Matson, the author of Mountain Brew a guide to illegal homebrewing in 1970s Vermont. We also talk with the owners of Scratch Brewing, a brewery in the middle of a Southern Illinois forest obsessed with foraged ingredients.
We discuss the first craft beer cruise and the results of the #dirtylines movement in Boston.
We also hear calls from listeners and celebrate winning the Best Beer Podcast for a second year from the North American Guild of Beer Writers.
To find out about our next projects go to http://tinyletter.com/beerpodcast

Oct 02 2015

57mins

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Rank #2: A beery world history in comic book form (Episode 74)

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We talk with the authors of The Comic Book Story of Beer, Jonathan Hennessey and Mike Smith. They explain the role beer played in wars and revolutions throughout world history.
We also discuss recent sales and acquisitions in the craft beer world including Lagunitas and Virtue Cider.
We drink a barrel-aged Scottish Ale from Sketchbook Brewing.

Sep 18 2015

49mins

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Rank #3: Founders founder not concerned about craft beer label (Episode 73)

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We talk with Dave Engbers and Jeremy Kosmicki of Founders Brewing Co. about their tough early years and their plans following their partial sale to Spanish brewery Mahou San Miguel.
We also talk with Mashable's Juana Summers about beer on the presidential campaign trail and North Korea's beer aspirations.

Aug 21 2015

56mins

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Rank #4: Is Not Your Father's Root Beer actually beer? Part 2 (Episode 72.5)

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The conclusion of our investigation into Small Town Brewery's Not Your Father's Root Beer. We get lab results back from White Labs and talk with representatives from the TTB and the Brewers Association about how they distinguish between beer and flavored malt beverages.

Aug 08 2015

15mins

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