Jim sits down with MobCraft Brewing co-founder Henry Schwartz for a special Beer News episode as they talk about the return of the Solid NonFail Stout. Available only in the new Advent Beer Calendar, it’s one of 24 beers specially brewed just for the calendar. They also discuss MobCraft’s massive expansion into Denver, CO, Waterford, WI and Woodstock, IL with 3 new breweries. To fund the capital needed for the expansion, MobCraft has opened up Crowdsourcing based investment; where you as a listener and lover of beer can invest in a growing brewery. Grab your favorite coffee beer and tune in to hear all the exciting news. Cheers!
Have you ever dreamed of dumping your boring job and jumping into the role of brewery owner? On this episode of the Tap Takeover Podcast, Jim sits down with Chad Ostram of Brewfinity Brewing Co. and discusses his story of how he came to own an already established brewery in Oconomowoc, WI. Hear about all the pros and cons of purchasing a brewery versus starting from scratch, how he survived the pandemic and as always, what beers he would put on our taps. A brewer of traditional styles, Chad tells us how his sales manager took on the job of experimental brewer; bringing interesting twists to the beers on tap.
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In this special edition of Beer News, Jim sits down with Kyle Vetter of 1840 Brewing Co to discuss his nomination to the USA Today’s Top 10 New Breweries. They discuss how he was nominated, what it would be to him and MKE to win and why you should vote for him.
Grab your favorite beer and listen in. Than grab every internet device to go vote for 1840 Brewing, link is below. Vote Early, Vote Often!
Join us for the second episode of our Summer Beer Fest Series at the 2019 Smells Like A Beer Fest held at Mikerphone Brewing! Lots of fun interviews and conversations to share with
- Forager Brewery
- Windmill Brewing
- Revolution Brewing and BrickStone Brewery
- The Explorium Brewpub
- Barrel Theory Beer Company
- 450 North Brewing Company
- 4 Hands Brewing Company,
- Barn Town Brewing
- Ology Brewing Company
- Narrow Guage Brewing Company
- 1840 Brewing Company
- Cerebral Brewing
- Dryhop Brewers.
Grab a pint of Imperial Smells Like Bean Spirit stout and join us! Cheers!
On this week’s episode, we’ve got a brand new Brewery in Milwaukee! Join Nick Kocis from Dead Bird Brewing as he goes behind the mics with the Tap Takeover Podcast to discuss the brewery’s long-awaited move from Madison, the construction of the new space and to discuss the origin story of the Dead Bird name! And it wouldn’t be a Tap Takeover Podcast without a tasting, so Nick brings a couple of his favorite brews for the guys to try out. Grab a bottle of Wine Thief witbier and enjoy the latest episode! Cheers!
Tune in for a special edition of Beer News! In this beer festival edition, Jim and Jesus sit down with Josh Strupp and Jason Rohloff of the World of Beer Fest. A fantastic beer fest on June 22nd, 2019 sponsored by the Beer Barons of Milwaukee, tune in to hear all about the awesome beers awaiting you, and find out about some rare beers available to General Admission attendees. (Spoiler Alert, the only draft kegs of Drekker and the latest R&D from New Glarus!). Learn what separates WoB from other fests and how you can safely and responsibly make it to the fest and back home. We’ll also discuss how a homebrewing club started one of the longest running fests and what you can do if you want to learn how to brew your own. Grab your favorite dark German lager and get ready to buy your tickets to this premier beer fest! Prost!
Join us for a quick 5-minute Beer News segment to welcome our neighbors from Door County to the new Hacienda Brewing Company taproom in Milwaukee with owner and head brewer Danny McMahon! The grand opening takes place on Saturday 6/1/19, so grab a pint of Everything Eventually Hazy IPA and join us. Full Episode with Hacienda coming soon! Cheers!
Kyle Vetter from 1840 Brewing joins the fellas for a quick 30 min episode to discuss the “Year of the Collaboration” in 2019. Specifically Koselig, the Raw IPA collaboration beer between 1840 and the Tap Takeover Podcast which will be released this Friday and Saturday at the brewery in historic Bay View! We also touch on Kyle’s recent collaborations with Eagle Park Brewing and Mikerphone Brewing, the importance of challenging yourself to learn and master new brewing methods, as well as the advantages to doing these crazy collaborations! Grab a bottle of Koselig Raw IPA and join us for the fun. Cheers!
The Tap Takeover Podcast returns to a familiar spot to meet a new family of brewers in Bay View, WI. Component Brewing has taken over the taproom and brewing location once held by Eagle Park and Enlightened Brewing, but they have certainly left their mark on the space. With a focus on hazy IPA’s, fruited kettle sours and stouts, Jonathan, Steve and DJ Kowalske – the three owners of Component Brewing – have their fingers firmly on the pulse of the craft beer community! We sit down to discuss their reasons for making Bay View their home, the challenges of starting small, and the inspiration for their fun beer names. Grab a pint of Rose’s Sour and join us. Cheers!