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AL Gattullo covers the craft beer scene weekly with local and national news about the business. Plus a weekly segment Suds and Duds in which Al rates the various beers he has sampled over the past week.

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My guests are owner Clark Lewey and Brewmaster Mike Saboe from Toppling Goliath. News on a new cider from Heavy Seas Beer, Details on Stone Brewing's 23rd anniversary party in August. The Brewmaster from Rogue Ales is retiring and so much more. Plus Suds and Duds with a review on Funkwerks tap takeover Paragon Tap and Table. www.am970theanswer.com to stream the show live anywhere around the world. #metalforever #drinklocal#drinkcraftnotcrap #stouts #ipas #lagers #ales #sours #hops #pilsners #porters#gastropub #speakeasy #growler #beer🍻 #jerseybeers #fcancer#smallbusinessowners #beerfestivals #beertours #music #savenjbeer#podcasts



Publish Date: 6/17/2019


My guest is Jim McGreevey President of The Beer Institute News from Heavy Seas Beer  Five Boroughs Brewing Co. Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing brewing NJ's first hard seltzer. Funkwerks coming to NJ. Bolero Snort Brewery finally building a taproom? Yup. Info on New Jersey Brewers Association big beer event. Plus Suds and Duds with the beers in the picture and so much more.  #metalforever #drinklocal #drinkcraftnotcrap #stouts #ipas#lagers 

My guest for three full segments is John Dantzler the co owner of Torch & Crown Brewing Company News about the aluminum tariffs being lifted in the U.S., a cool new program for breweries from Guest Brewer and an update on the Resilience beer fundraiser campaign from Sierra Nevada . 



Publish Date: 6/3/2019


A Special edition of the Craft Beer Cast on the NJ ABC ruling that effects the state and the consumer. 



Publish Date: 5/29/2019


My guest is Josh Pfriem from @pfriembeer News from @coronadobrewing @funkybuddhabrew @breaksidebrews @heavyseasbeer & more. Full review of both events I attended last weekend. www.am970theanswer.com to stream the show live anywhere around the world.  #metalforever #drinklocal#drinkcraftnotcrap #stouts #ipas #lagers #ales #sours #hops #pilsners #porters#gastropub #speakeasy #growler #beer🍻 #jerseybeers #fcancer#smallbusinessowners #beerfestivals #beertours #music #savenjbeer#podcasts



Publish Date: 5/27/2019


My guest is Danii Oliver the BOSS @islandtoislandbrewery Lots of news from @brixcitybrewing @foundersbrewing @heavyseasbeer and more. Plus what happened at @untappd beer festival in #Charlotte ? I'll give you my take. Suds and Duds with a full review of @nybeerfest @citifield and the breaking news of the merger between two large beer companies and my short take on it. #metalforever #drinklocal #drinkcraftnotcrap #stouts #ipas #lagers #ales#sours #hops #pilsners #porters #gastropub #speakeasy #growler #beer🍻#jerseybeers #fcancer #smallbusinessowners #beerfestivals #beertours#music #savenjbeer #podcasts



Publish Date: 5/13/2019


My guest is Chuck Aaron​ from Jersey Girl Brewing Company​ Lots of news from Weyerbacher Brewing,​ Samuel Adams,​ Collective Arts Brewing,​ Brewers of Pennsylvania​, Stone Brewing​, Coronado Brewing, Brix City Brewing​ and more.  #metalforever #drinklocal #drinkcraftnotcrap #stouts #ipas #lagers #ales #sours #hops #pilsners #porters #gastropub #speakeasy #growler #beer🍻 #jerseybeers #fcancer #smallbusinessowners #beerfestivals #beertours #music #savenjbeer #podcasts #summerstartswithsam



Publish Date: 5/6/2019


It's the Birthday edition of the #craftbeer cast.  My guest is Mike Miles the NJ rep from Weyerbacher Brewing they are in the news this week. Lots of other news from Samuel Adams Founders Brewing Co. Modern Times Beer New Belgium Brewing and more. Suds and Duds with the beers in the picture. Plus a full review of the Toppling Goliath Brewing Co.tap takeover Paragon Tap and Table  New Jersey Craft Beer Hopped Up Network #metalforever 

My guest is Steve Bauer from @ghosthawkbrewingco they just had their grand opening on Saturday. Lots of news from @heavyseasbeer @fiveboroughsbrewing @alewifebrewingcompany also a benefit for @commonrootsbrewing too. @ballastpointbrewing going through some changes and more. Suds and Duds with the beers in the picture. www.am970theanswer.com to stream the show live anywhere around the world. #metalforever #drinklocal#drinkcraftnotcrap #stouts #ipas #lagers #ales #sours #hops #pilsners #porters#gastropub #speakeasy #growler #beer🍻 #jerseybeers #fcancer#smallbusinessowners #beerfestivals #beertours #music #savenjbeer#podcasts



Publish Date: 4/22/2019


On this weeks edition of the #craftbeer cast. My guest is Tim Pewitt from Wet Ticket Brewing they just celebrated their 2 year anniversary. Lots of news from Flagship Brewery BEER BBQ BACON Showdown Coronado Brewing Company and Belching Beaver collaboration Harpoon Brewery and Dunkin' collaborate too. Stone Brewing sells their brewery in Germany and more.  #metalforever #drinklocal#drinkcraftnotcrap 

Lots of news from @jacksabby @foundersbrewing @commonrootsbrewing @alesmithbrewing @collectivebrew is building in #brooklyn and more. Suds and Duds plus a full recap of @acbeerfest and an event at @threesbrewing with beer and cheese by @cheesesofeurope  #metalforever#drinklocal #drinkcraftnotcrap #stouts #ipas #lagers #ales #sours #hops#pilsners #porters #gastropub #speakeasy #growler #beer🍻#jerseybeers#fcancer #smallbusinessowners #beerfestivals #beertours #music #savenjbeer#PintsAndPlates #cheese #fromage #NationalBeerDay



Publish Date: 4/8/2019


On this edition, my guest is Jack Hendler from @jacksabbycraftlagers Lots of news from @heavyseasbeer @foundersbrewing @dementedbrewing is closing. @commonrootsbrewing had a huge fire. @weyerbacher_brewing is distilling a vodka and more. Suds and Duds with a full review of @wetticketbrewing 2nd anniversary party. www.am970theanswer.com to stream the show live anywhere around the world. #metalforever #drinklocal #drinkcraftnotcrap #stouts#ipas #lagers #ales #sours #hops #pilsners #porters#gastropub #speakeasy #growler #beer🍻#jerseybeers #fcancer #smallbusinessowners#beerfestivals #beertours #music #savenjbeer



Publish Date: 4/1/2019


My guests are Steve McCann and Madeline Caldwell from DuClaw Brewing Co. we're talking #UnicornFarts and #PastryArchyCremeBrulee and more. Lots of news from Founders Brewing Co. Barrier Brewing Co. and a huge #IPAEVENT hosted by BeerAdvocate coming up in Brooklyn this Sept too. Suds and Duds too with the beers in the picture. #cannabis beer?  I discuss that too.  #metalforever #drinklocal #drinkcraftnotcrap #stouts #ipas#lagers 

Talking with Shane Cassidy from @funkybuddhabrew plus Sean Paxton @Homebrewchef joins me to talk @beersofjoymovie News from @HeavySeasBeer @Weyerbacher @SamuelAdamsBeer @DuClawBrewing & more



Publish Date: 3/18/2019


My guest is Sean McNulty from the Selling Craft Beer podcast. Lots of news from Weyerbacher Brewing Wet Ticket Brewing Braven Brewing Company Founders Brewing Co. & more. A full review of the Beers of Joy movie plus Suds and Duds too.  #metalforever #drinklocal #drinkcraftnotcrap #stouts #ipas #lagers 

A full recap of @NYCBrewers event at the #BrooklynExpo last weekend. Featuring beers from @Prisoncitybeer @jwakefieldbeer @BarrierBrewing @fiveboroughs @MikkellerNYC @GrimmAles and so much more. News from @CoronadoBrewing @RogueAles @stbcbeer @HeavySeasBeer Plus, adding cereal to beer is nothing new. You'd think it was a revelation in the beer world. It's not and I'll give my take on it.



Publish Date: 3/4/2019


Lauren Sokol from @Fiveborocraft joins me. News from @DeschutesBeer @RogueAles @BluePointBrewer @coronadobrewing And can a bottle of beer that's over 130 years old yield a yeast to make a beer? Plus Suds and Duds with lots of beers from @KillsBoroBeer 



Publish Date: 2/25/2019


Kyle Hurst from Big aLICe Brewing and Kelly Taylor from Kelso Beer join me to chat NYC Brewed and the kickoff to#NYCBeerweek Also, Jonathan Hack, producer of a new documentary called Beers of Joy jumps on to discuss that. News from AleSmith Brewing Company The Tap Room at Weyerbacher Brewing Samuel Adams & more. Suds and Duds too featuring beers from Two Ton Brewing



Publish Date: 2/18/2019


On the #craftbeer cast this week Dan Silberstein from the New York Beer Festival joins me to discuss this event coming up in May at Citi Field Lots of news from Breakside Brewery pFriem Family Brewers Founders Brewing Co. Sierra Nevada Allagash Brewing Company Cape May Brewing Co. & more. Suds and Duds too featuring the beers in the picture. Along with the Wet Ticket Brewing Takeover at Paragon Tap and Table



Publish Date: 2/11/2019


Anna Juhl & Tenaya Darlington are my guests as they tell us all about Cheese Journeys trips that combine #cheese and #beer Lots of news from Evil Twin Brewing, Yuengling, Firestone Walker, Green Flash Brewing, Blue Point Brewery & more. Plus the Five Boro Craft Beer Fest is coming. Details on that too.



Publish Date: 2/4/2019


Jon Henderson from The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival joins me to talk about the event coming up in March. Some surprises too. Lots of news from Rogue Ales & Spirits Coronado Brewing Company Flying Fish Brewing Company Founders Brewing Co. Sixpoint & more. Plus #NYCBeerweek is coming. Details on that too. 



Publish Date: 1/28/2019


Greg Taylor from #sourcebrewing joins me to talk about this farm to table brewery coming soon to #monmouthcounty #NJ  Lots of news from New Belgium Heavy Seas, Arrogant Bastard's collaboration with Metallica also Riegele & Asbury Park Brewery too. 



Publish Date: 1/21/2019


All news filled edition. I talk #cartonbrewing #heavyseas #FirestoneWalker Why the government shut down is affecting new beers. Plus, which state has grown the most craft beer in the last few years? The answer will surprise you.



Publish Date: 1/14/2019


Tara Nurin from Forbes joins me to talk beer trends for 2019. Plus, a number of breweries to watch for in 2019 from Hop Culture and of course Suds and Duds! 



Publish Date: 1/7/2019


12-30-18 AG Craft Beer Cast Top 10 Beers 2018 plus my interview with Josh Noel from May. 



Publish Date: 12/31/2018


Last nights craft beer cast with news from Heavy Seas Beer and Chatham Brewing along with what #cheese pairs well with your beer from hop culture mag and a replay of my @foundersbrewing interview from October.



Publish Date: 12/24/2018


My guest is Eric Bachli from Sixpoint discussing the recent merger with #artisanalbrewingventures News from Funky Buddha Brewery Founders Brewing Co. Stone Brewing San Diego Brewers Guild too. A full recap of Hop Culture party last week at Five Boroughs Brewing Co. The Juicy Brews Winter Invitational Craft Beer Festival Suds and Duds with beers from Carton Brewing 

Steve Bauer from Ghost Hawk Brewing joins me. We're talking what it's like to try and open a brewery, run into a snag and need help solving the problem. News from Weyerbacher also, how many Brewers are helping Sierra Nevada from #GivingTuesday and some more of my favorite #Christmas gifts to get the #beer lover in your life. Suds and Duds with beers from Kills Boro Breakside Brews Wet Ticket Brewing Samuel Adams and more.



Publish Date: 12/10/2018


Bill Covaleski from Victory Beer joins me to talk about ABV's merger with Sixpoint. Kenny Gould form Hop Culture jumps on to talk 80's ski party in Brooklyn. 



Publish Date: 12/3/2018


My guest is Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall author of a new book called Hungover from Penguin Books 



Publish Date: 11/19/2018


Jason Trueblood from the app Pint Pass joins me to explain how you can earn money for beer just by using the app. 



Publish Date: 11/12/2018


Jay Sykes and his brewer Matt from Flagship Brewing join me to talk about what's going on with this brewery on the Forgotten Borough. Staten Island, New York. 



Publish Date: 11/5/2018


Co Owner Dave Engbers and Brewmaster Jeremy Kosmicki join me live in studio for 2 full segments to discuss all things Founders Brewing. 



Publish Date: 10/29/2018


Lots of news from various breweries Great Lakes, Dogfish Head, Breakside, plus a collab betweem 3 NJ and 1 PA brewery to help folks in need. 



Publish Date: 10/22/2018


Chuck Garrity from Death of the Fox Brewing joins me to talk about the NJ ABC ruling that was put on hold for now. 



Publish Date: 10/15/2018


Dave Lopez from Gun Hill Brewing joins me to discuss Rise Up Rye which won Bronze at the Great American Beer Festival. Also Chef Zi Kumbula and how his tacos pair with Rise Up Rye. 



Publish Date: 10/8/2018


Mark Edelson the co owner of Iron Hill Brewery and restaurant joins me. Plus my take on the NJ ABC ruling that restricts some microbreweries in the state. 



Publish Date: 10/1/2018


MIke Miles the NJ Sales Manager for Weyerbacher Brewing joins me. Plus why is an unfunny comedian ripping craft beer? 



Publish Date: 9/24/2018


Co Owner of Kills Boro Brewing joins me to talk about this great little brewery located on the North Shore of Staten Island.



Publish Date: 9/17/2018


Matt Johnston the CEO and Co Founder of Collective Arts Brewing joins me to talk about this Canadian Brewery making their first venture into NYC. 



Publish Date: 9/10/2018


John Holl, Co-host of the "Steal this Beer" podcast, joins me to discuss his new book "Drink Beer, Think Beer"



Publish Date: 9/3/2018


Fal Allen the brewmaster of Anderson Valley joins me to discuss his new book Gose: Brewing A Classic German Beer for the Modern Era. 



Publish Date: 8/27/2018


Jonathan Hack from AB In Bev's the High End and Mike Raspatello from Oct Fest, join me to discuss the big event taking place on Governors Island on Sept 8th and 9th. 



Publish Date: 8/20/2018


Brad joins me to discuss Great Lakes Brewery 30th Anniversary and some of the rare beers he'll be bringing to NJ bars and gastropubs. 



Publish Date: 8/13/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 8-4-18 Guest: Scott Wells



Publish Date: 8/5/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 7-28-18 Guests: Charles Backmann, Jim Wagner



Publish Date: 7/29/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 7-21-18 "Grimm Ales" "Five Boroughs Brewing"



Publish Date: 7/22/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 7-14-18 Guest: Peter Culos



Publish Date: 7/15/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 7-7-18 Guests: Keir Hamilton "Alewife Taproom" & Andy Sparhawk "CraftBeer.com"



Publish Date: 7/8/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 6-30-18 Guest: Rich Bentrewicz "Tree City Vodka"



Publish Date: 7/1/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 6-23-18 Guest: Brett Bullock "Screamin Hill Runs"



Publish Date: 6/24/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 6-16-18 Guest: Eric Bachli "Sixpoint"



Publish Date: 6/17/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 6-9-18 Guest: Ben Edmunds



Publish Date: 6/10/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 6-2-18 "City Brew Tours" and "Alementary"



Publish Date: 6/3/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 5-26-18 Guest: Josh Noel



Publish Date: 5/27/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 5-19-18 Guest: Alex Gonzalez Jones



Publish Date: 5/20/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 5-12-18



Publish Date: 5/13/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 5-5-18 Guest: Chris Furnari



Publish Date: 5/6/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 4-28-18



Publish Date: 4/29/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 4-21-18 Guest: Lauren Sokol "Five Boro Craft Beer Fest"



Publish Date: 4/22/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 4-14-18 Guest: Steve Bauer of Ghost Hawk Brewing Co.



Publish Date: 4/15/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 4-7-18 Guest: Bill Cherry from Switchback Brewing Co.



Publish Date: 4/8/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 3-31-18 Guests: Allison Thomson and Brian Winget



Publish Date: 4/1/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 3-24-18 Guests: Barry Holsten and Keith Oriente



Publish Date: 3/25/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 3-17-18 Guests Include: Jamie Queli, Eric Orlando and Julia Herz



Publish Date: 3/18/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 3-3-18 Guest: Tara Nurin



Publish Date: 3/4/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 2-24-18 Guest: Torie Fisher "Arms 2 Artisans" 



Publish Date: 2/25/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 2-17-17 Guests: Alexa Long "Legion Brewing" and Jennifer Royo "No Label Brewing Co." 



Publish Date: 2/18/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 2-10-18 Guests: Danny Bouvery and Mo Bhansali of "Bouvery CV" and Jon Henderson 



Publish Date: 2/11/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 2-3-18 Guests: Alan Bishop "Spirtits of French Lick" and Gabe Barry "The Brooklyn Brewery"



Publish Date: 2/4/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 1-27-18 Guests Include:Mike LaCouture from Broken Goblet Brewery and Chris Furnari from Brewbound



Publish Date: 1/28/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 1-20-18 Guest: Neenah Miller "Brewery Stalker"



Publish Date: 1/21/2018


Mike Stoneburg Brewer for Blue Point Brewing and Jonathan Hack rep for The High End are my guests. 



Publish Date: 1/15/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 1-6-18 Coronado Brewing Company



Publish Date: 1/7/2018


AG Craft Beer Cast 12-30-17 Guest: John Palmer



Publish Date: 12/31/2017


AG Craft Beer Cast 12-23-17 Guest: Jim Koch



Publish Date: 12/24/2017


AG Craft Beer Cast 12-16-17 Jeremy Cowan of Shmaltz Brewing



Publish Date: 12/17/2017


Live from John Sullivan's with guest Brandon Tierney.



Publish Date: 12/9/2017


AG Craft Beer Cast 12-2-17 Live from Paragon Tap & Table, Guests include: Chef Eric Levine and Scott Wells



Publish Date: 12/3/2017




Publish Date: 11/27/2017


AG Craft Beer Cast 11-18-17 SJ Pennings



Publish Date: 11/19/2017


My guests are Scott Vallely Of Charter Oak Brewing and Ed Gledhill of Lunacy Brewing.



Publish Date: 11/8/2017


Al Gattullo's Craft Beer Cast 11-4-17 featuring an interview with Sarah Wood of www.trappistbeertravels.com 

Listen to Al Gattullo's Craft Beer Cast, every Saturday night at 8pm, on AM 970 The Answer/WNYM.



Publish Date: 11/5/2017


Al Gattullo's Craft Beer Cast with special guest - Cat Wolinksi - of BeerAffair.com 



Publish Date: 10/29/2017


AG Craft Beer Cast 10-21-17 2nd Act Beer

Publish Date: 10/22/2017


AG Craft Beer Cast 10-14-17 Glenmere Brewing Company by AG Craft Beer Cast

Publish Date: 10/15/2017


AG Craft Beer Cast 10-7-17 Ethan Fixell of TheBeerNecessities.com by AG Craft Beer Cast

Publish Date: 10/8/2017


AG Craft Beer Cast 9-30-17 Brendan Drury of Hoboken Brewing by AG Craft Beer Cast

Publish Date: 10/1/2017


AG Craft Beer Cast 9-23-17 Guest: Allison Thomson by AG Craft Beer Cast

Publish Date: 9/24/2017


AG Craft Beer Cast 9-16-17 Josh Goldberg of Left Hand Brewing by AG Craft Beer Cast

Publish Date: 9/17/2017


AG Craft Beercast 9-9-17 News plus Suds and Duds by AG Craft Beer Cast

Publish Date: 9/10/2017


AG Craft Beer Cast 9-2-17 Jason Carty NJ Brewers Guild by AG Craft Beer Cast

Publish Date: 9/3/2017


AG Craft Beer Cast 8-19-17 Guests Five Boroughs Brewing & Three 3's Brewing by AG Craft Beer Cast

Publish Date: 8/20/2017


AG Craft Beer Cast 8-12-17 Chuck Williamson of Butternuts & Jeff Fegley Fegley's Brew Works by AG Craft Beer Cast

Publish Date: 8/13/2017


AG Craft Beer Cast 8-5-17 Author Jon Chaiet Chris Furnari Brewbound by AG Craft Beer Cast

Publish Date: 8/6/2017


AG Craft Beer Cast 7-29-17 Eric Hernandez Coney Island Beer, Joe/John Brugos Rock City Brewing by AG Craft Beer Cast

Publish Date: 7/30/2017


My guests are Josh Denny of Ginormous Food & John Holl host of Steal This Beer.

Publish Date: 7/23/2017


AG Craft Beer Cast 7-15-17 Guests Ben Clark Flying Dog Brewing & Jay Wulff by AG Craft Beer Cast

Publish Date: 7/16/2017


MY guests are Brad Forman the NJ Market Manager for Great Lakes Brewing and Brian Walsh Marketing director at DuClaw Brewing.

Publish Date: 7/9/2017


AG Craft Beer Cast 7-1-17 Peter Culos Jersey Bites, Colin Presby Red Frog Pub & Brewery by AG Craft Beer Cast

Publish Date: 7/2/2017


AG Craft Beercast 6 - 24 - 17 Josh Deth Revolution Brewing, Jeremy Myers Neshaminy Creek Brewing by AG Craft Beer Cast

Publish Date: 6/25/2017


AG Craft Beer Cast 6-17-17 with Cherian Thomas CEO of Spotluck & Mike Miles Weyerbacher Brewing by AG Craft Beer Cast

Publish Date: 6/18/2017


AG Craft Beer Cast 6-10-17 Bryan Bratten Brewity & Chris Furnari Brewbound by AG Craft Beer Cast

Publish Date: 6/11/2017


AG Craft Beer Cast 6-3-17 Jay Sykes Flagship Brewing & Mitchell Lesbirel Fast Ferment by AG Craft Beer Cast

Publish Date: 6/4/2017


AG Craft Beer Cast - 5-27-17 Dave Goldman Urban Village Brewery, Chris Hart co-author of Pitmaster by AG Craft Beer Cast

Publish Date: 5/28/2017


Live from the Cloverleaf Tavern. GM Ryan Dorchak and Brian Quinn from Peerless Beverage are my guests.

Publish Date: 5/21/2017


My guests are Chuck Garrity Founder of Death of the Fox Brewing and Andy Sparhawk from Craft Beer Dot Com to talk about American Craft Beer Week that starts on Monday the 15th.

Publish Date: 5/14/2017


My guests are Shaun Grigus Co Owner of Tomfoolery Brewing and Mike Chapman GM of The Pour House to talk #pourapalooza2017

Publish Date: 5/7/2017