TTP Beer News – 02-28-18

Stay up-to-date with a quick 5-minute Installment from the Beer News Department at the Tap Takeover Podcast! Certified Fresh as of 02/28/18. Grab a pint of Eagle Park Brewing’s Immortal Soul Double IPA and join us. Cheers!

TTP Episode 36 – Mobcraft Collab Tasting

The Tap Takeover Podcast crew visits Mobcraft Brewing again to check in on our Collaboration Beer – the Solid Non Fail Imperial Stout with Coffee and Maple Syrup. Henry and Andrew lead us through a pilot batch tasting to determine some of the coffee and maple syrup additons, as well as an experiment using the herb fenugreek to punch up some of the maple flavors. Ever wondered what the planning stages involved in Mobcraft’s crowd-sourcing program for an epic stout sounded like behind the closed doors? Well grab a pint of Mobcraft’s Dudeism and join us for this week’s episode! Cheers!

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Tap Takeover Podcast – Mobcraft – Solid Non Fail Stout

Jim sits down with Andrew and Henry from MobCraft Beer to get a first taste of the pilot batch of our collaboration beer – the Solid Non Fail Imperial Stout with coffee and maple. The fellas discuss the technical aspects of brewing such an epic big beer, and what the end flavors will eventually taste like. Stay tuned this week and next for new episodes of the podcast which detail the entire crowd-sourcing collaboration process! Cheers!

TTP Episode 35 – Lakefront Cellar Tasting

The Tap Takeover Podcast crew returns to the scene of the crime – our first interview – to check in with owner Russ Klisch at Lakefront Brewing. We explore Russ’ cellar collection, drink a vertical of the Black Friday special release beers, get more info on the Black Friday Special Reserve, and taste some beers up to 25 years old to see how the flavors have changed. Plus lots of news about the 30th Anniversary rebranding effort, and a special guest appearance by Max from Eagle Park on Beer News! Pour yourself a glass of Black Friday Imperial Stout and join us! Cheers!

TTP Episode 34 – Tyranena

The Tap Takeover Podcast crew hits the road again, travelling to Lake Mills, WI to visit with Dale and Ryan from Tyranena Brewing. We’ll discuss the fun local stories and characters which color the beer names and branding, learning to brew on a 30 barrel “pilot batch” system, and the ability to peruse 20 years of beer recipes kept in the brewery. Plus Breaking News on the special releases coming in the first four months of 2018 from Tyranena. Grab a pint of Coco Poco and join us for the fun! Cheers!