TTP Episode 16 – District 14

We’ve got some big changes coming your way on the Tap Takeover Podcast! We are trying out some new theme music this week and would love your feedback (, and we’ve got a big announcement coming soon! And to help celebrate, we’ve got a great interview with Matt McCulloch – owner and brewmaster at District 14 (D14). We delve into Matt’s eclectic brewing style and his search for the next great beer that he’s never had, we gear up for a number of amazing events for Milwaukee Craft Brewery week with Matt’s expert guidance, and we touch on the challenges for independent brewing at D14 with the hotly-contested, newly proposed legislation facing the industry. Plus a heaping helping of Beer News! Grab a beer and meet us in Bay View for this action-packed episode!

TTP Episode 15 – Wisconsin Beer Lovers Fest

Come join the Tap Takeover Podcast for a special Bonus Episode this week, as we lead you through a live festival experience! Wisconsin Beer Lovers Fest is put on by the Wisconsin Brewers Guild each year, and provided the perfect opportunity for the TTP Boys to check in on some familiar faces to the podcast – Eagle Park, Tyrenena, Central Waters, Stillmank and Badger State – as well as meet some amazing brewers from all over the State of Wisconsin – Ale Asylum, Second Salem, Deadbird, O’so, Third Space, State of Craft Beer (book), Pearl Street, Karben4 and Vintage. Plus stay tuned til the end because we’ve got lots of breaking news, including a big wedding announcement for Henry Schwartz from Mobcraft, and a huge announcement about this year’s Black Friday Beer from Russ Klisch at Lakefront Brewing! Cheers to the Summer Festival Season!

TTP Episode 14 – Girls Pint Out

We at the Tap Takeover Podcast hope everyone had a great 4th of July! And to help celebrate, we’ve got a fun and informative interview with Girls Pint Out, a national community for women who love craft beer. We sat down at the Sugar Maple Bar in Milwaukee with Maggie Skinner, President of the Milwaukee Chapter, and her friend Kelly Oiler, a Girls Pint Out member who transferred all the way from Texas. We get a hearty endorsement for New Glarus Brewing and other female-led breweries, advice on finding a career in the beer industry, and a live tasting of the Girl Grey IPA – a collaboration between Girls Pint Out and Mobcraft Brewing. Plus Beer and Festival News! Cheers!