TTP Episode 80 – 1840 Brewing Co. USA Today Top 10 Beer News

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!

https://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-new-brewery/1840-brewing-company-milwaukee/

TTP Episode 75 – Smells like a Beer Fest 2019

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
  • Mikerphone
  • 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!

 

TTP Episode 72 – Dead Bird


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!

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TTP Episode 71 – Great Taste 2019 Preview

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us again – it’s time for the Great Taste of the Midwest 2019! Come join us at the Tap Takeover Podcast for our annual preview episode as we sit down to share a few pints and a few stories with organizers of the event, Fred Swanson and Jason Walters, as well as our hosts Scott Manning and Rory Nienajadlo from Vintage Brewing. We’ll discuss the ticket-buying events at the tail end of Madison Craft Beer Week, some tips for newbies on surviving/enjoying the Great Taste, and some insight into the brewery selection lottery. Plus lots of amazing stories from years past! Grab a pint of Mosey IPA from Vintage Brewing, and join us for all the news you need to know before the fest. Cheers!

TTP World of Beer 2019 Fest Promo

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!

TTP Hacienda Beer News

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!

TTP Episode 70 – 1840 Collaboration

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!

TTP Episode 69 – Component

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!

TTP Smells Like a Beer Fest Preview – Mikerphone

It’s almost time for the 2nd Annual Smells Like a Beer Fest at Mikerphone Brewing in Elk Grove, IL, and we at the Tap Takeover Podcast are thrilled and honored to bring our listeners with us to the event through exclusive coverage on April 27th! But first, Andy sits down with owner Mike Pallen to discuss plans for the 2019 Fest and the massive number of high-end craft breweries involved, as well as some Breaking News on the changes regarding bottle allotments for the BA Smells Like Bean Spirit bottle release. Grab a bottle of your favorite Bean Spirit Variant to share and join us for a quick 20 minute update on the Fest! Cheers!

TTP Joint Beer Fest News – Mikerphone

Another quick update from the Beer News Department at the TTP in anticipation of the 4/20 Joint Beer Fest at Eagle Park Brewing! Andy sits down with Mike Pallen, owner of Mikerphone Brewing in Illinois and Eagle Park owner Jackson Borgardt to discuss their collaboration beer for the 2nd annual Joint Beer Release. Stay tuned all week for more breaking news and exclusive TTP coverage of this exciting festival! Cheers!