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Episode 70 - Brick & Barrel - McTavish Wee Heavy
August 20, 2019

This week, Karl Spiesman and I talk Wee Heavies and Scottish Ales. Plus in the Northeast Ohio Craft Brewery News "Tasting Glass": the people behind Small City Taphouse in Sandusky scored a coup when they picked up former Willoughby Brewing Company brewma.

Episode 69 - Brick & Barrel - Bitter Chief IPA
August 13, 2019

This week, Brick & Barrel's founder and brewer talks IPAs! Hear about their famed Bitter Chief IPA, why Karl settled on this particular style IPA, and much more! Plus, in the Northeast Ohio Craft Brewery News "Tasting Glass" segment: new brewing permit f.

Live From Brewfest Waterfront District 6
August 12, 2019

In this jam-packed special edition episode, I report live from Brewfest Waterfront District in Lorain, Ohio. I interview Irwin Shires of Craft Beer Journeys, Mark Young of Two Bandits, Mathias Hauck of Avon Brewing Company, Howard Ross, one of the Brewfe.

Episode 68 - Brick & Barrel - Brewski Kolsch
August 06, 2019

I sit down with Brick & Barrel founder and brewer Karl Spiesman over their Brewski Kolsch. Hear about how Brick & Barrel came to be, Karl's inspiration for this beer, plus in the Northeast Ohio Craft Brewery News "Tasting Glass" segment: The Barrel Room .

Episode 67 - Bascule Brewery - Hop Waters
July 30, 2019

This week, Chris Kambouris talks about Bascule Brewery & Public House's Hop Waters IPA. Hear the story behind this beer, plus Chris takes his turn at Between Two Hops! (note: this marks our first PG-13 episode, so beware that an expletive is used during .

Episode 66 - Bascule Brewery - Big Bottom Berliner Weisse
July 23, 2019

This week, Chris Kambouris talks about Bascule Brewery & Public House's tasty Big Bottom Berliner Weisse. Learn about what makes a berliner weisse, where the Big Bottom name comes from, and much more! Plus in this week's Northeast Ohio Craft Brewery News.

Episode 65 - Bascule Brewery - Coco Mango
July 16, 2019

This week, Chris Kambouris brewer for Bascule Brewery talks about their popular Coco Mango IPA. Plus, in the Tasting Glass, Bascule's Metal Monday, Beer Women Rock's event at Jukebox, The Foundry Social opening in Medina with our friends at Franklin Brew.

Episode 64 - Bascule Brewery - Call Me Ishm'ALE
July 09, 2019

Chris Kambouris, co-founder and brewer for Bascule Brewery and Public House in Lorain, Ohio is my guest this week. We talk about what brought him to Lorain, Bascule's history and the story behind the name as well as their tasty white NEIPA "Call Me Ishm'.

Episode 63 - The Brew Kettle - Kitka
June 25, 2019

In the Brew Kettle finale, brewmaster Jack Kephart and VP of Sales & Marketing Justin Kerlin talk about their wildly popular Kitka chocolate coconut milk stout. Afterwards, Jack and Justin take their turn at Between Two Hops! Tune in!

Live From Brewfest Brews Cruise
June 21, 2019

In this special edition episode, I report live from the Brewfest Waterfront District Brews Cruise. Hear from Aaron from Franklin Brewing Company, Mathias from Avon Brewing Company, Dave from Railroad Brewing Company, Howard from Brewfest Waterfront Distr.