Just in time to get you ready for the weekend! Stay up-to-date with a quick 5-minute Installment from the Beer News Department at the Tap Takeover Podcast! Certified Fresh as of 11/01/18. Grab a bottle of Central Waters’ Brewhouse Coffee Stout and join us. Cheers!
For our 25,000 Downloads Celebration Episode, the Tap Takeover Podcast Crew has put together a special tasting with 4 bottles to celebrate some of our favorite milestone episodes over the past 2 years! The four brews on the taps today: a Tropical Milkshake IPA from Eagle Park Brewing, a 2016 BCBS from Goose Island, a 2017 Morning Delight from Toppling Goliath, and the Barrrel-Aged Paid Time Off from 3 Sheeps. Thanks to everyone for downloading and spending some time with us! Cheers!
The Tap Takeover Podcast crew hits the road for a special beer release Saturday. First up, we sit down with Max from Eagle Park Brewing in Milwaukee to discuss the release of their Nelson Sauvin New England-style IPA, as well as some other upcoming releases. Then we travel to contract-brewers Octopi Brewing in Waunakee, WI to check out the release of the Untitled Art/Mikerphone collaboration Barrel-Aged Hazelnut Stout. We sit down with Isaac Showaki from Octopi and Levi Funk from the Funk Factory Geuzeria, as well as special guests Danny and Jonny from TheFullPint.com, for a live tasting and a discussion about the making of a collab beer and all of the shenanigans that can occur during the process. Grab a pint of your favorite Special Release Beer and join us! Cheers!
Stay up-to-date with a quick 5-minute Installment from the Beer News Department at the Tap Takeover Podcast! Certified Fresh as of 10/04/18. Grab a bottle of The Brewing Projekt’s Dare Mighty Things IPA and join us. Cheers!
The crew catches up with Kevin Eichelberger, Brewmaster at Red Eye Brewing in Wausau, WI. He’s been going to Great Taste of the Midwest for 10 years. We hear some of his best memories, his background and he gives us the lowdown about what they brought to the Great Taste! Cheers!
The crew catches up with Mike Pallen, Owner and Head Brewer at Mikerphone Brewing in Elk Grove Village, IL. He tells us about his love for Madison, his old stomping grounds. We also talks about the recent expansion and the plans going forward with the new canning line. Some breaking news! Finally, he gives us the lowdown about what they brought to the Great Taste! Cheers!
The changing colors and the cooler nights can only mean one thing: Oktoberfest beers! The boys are back in the studio for an Octoberfest tasting, trying four Marzen style beers. With so many being released now, we wanted to see what a couple of old friends and some larger breweries had to offer. In today’s episode, we tried the Oktoberfest beers from Fermentorium, Mobcraft, Bell’s and Sierra Nevada. Hear what the guys had to say about the 2018 offerings from these four breweries, and enjoy a little history lesson from Alex about why we celebrate Oktoberfest. Grab your favorite Oktoberfest beer and join us. Prost!
The crew catches up with Bill Morgan, brewmaster at Blind Pig Brewery in Champaign, IL. He has memories dating back to 1992 when he first started pouring at the festival! He tells us about the time those crazy kids at Bell’s made a boat out of of old kegs! Cheers!