Craft Beer and the Brewing Industry (News, Entertainment)

Blood, Sweat, and Beer

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Blood, Sweat, and Beer movie makers Chip and Alexis join us to talk about the movie, their current Kickstarter campaign and stories from filming hundreds of hours of footage.  Diebolt and Big Wood Brewery garner honorable mention in our 'best Halloween beer names' discussion.  An AHA giveaway highlights our 'whats on tap?' segment, including a number of upcoming beer releases.

Beer Education in the U.S.

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A recent push by the Brewers Association aims to focus on supporting beer education in the United States.  Beer educator Dr. Michael Wray of Metropolitan State University of Denver talks about what's important to a good beer curriculum, what statistics are saying about the need for a higher education beer curriculum and advice for finding the right school to fit your beer industry goals.  We recap the 2014 GABF and give shout-outs to Samuel Adams, The Commons Brewery and Adroit Theory.  Baere Brewing Co. in Denver is the featured 'Beer Trail' stop.  A craft beer documentary is raising money with the hops of being able to release the film soon

2014 GABF Bonus: Brewery Interviews

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Casey and Connor interview three breweries that won medals at the 2014 Great American Beer Festival.  Josh Trujillo and Ted Rice from Marble Brewery talk about craft brewing in Albuquerque, NM and winning the Small Brewery of the Year award.  Jennifer Glanville breaks down Tetravis and Double Bock, the medal winners from Sam Adams.  Finally, David Belcher with The Commons Brewery in Portland, OR talks about winning silver with Myrtle, a balanced American Sour.