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Located in Detroit, hosts Ken, Nick, Rob, Matt, and Jenna gather together every Friday night at 7pm EST live on www.Facebook.com/BetterOnDraft to interview local and major breweries, bars, stores, and everything that involves the beer world.

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As we’ve reached 240 episodes, we decided to spruce things up a bit, change up the format, and change out how we bring you content. We will launch interviews on Sunday and the news on Tuesdays. Both will still be recorded We are live Fridays at 7pm EST on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/betterondraft. You can also watch us live on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/betterondraft, on Twitch at https://www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast, or on our website www.betterondraft.tv.

SHOW INFO: – The four hosts discuss the intracacies of how judging works, what the medals mean to beer fans, and if Michigan has fallen behind on the times. We also talk about the intracacies of giving away free beer in the USA.

We hope you enjoy this new 2x Week episodes breaking down the Friday night show.

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Publish Date: 10/27/2020


As we've reached 240 episodes, we decided to spruce things up a bit, change up the format, and change out how we bring you content.  While this episode is delayed (Sundays will be the new release date), on Tuesdays we will release the news segment.  Both will still be recorded We are live Fridays at 7pm EST on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/betterondraft. You can also watch us live on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/betterondraft, on Twitch at https://www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast, or on our website www.betterondraft.tv.

SHOW INFO: - We welcome Jeffrey Stuffings from Austin Texas to talk about his decade plus running of Jester King, his aspirations of being a professional basketball player, and his love for Ron Jeffries up at Jolly Pumpkin.  He talks about his travels, the difference between some very close beer styles, and even touches on the situation that occurred when Wicked Weed was purchased by ABI. 

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Publish Date: 10/26/2020


Segment one we come back to a Michigan Brewery who is starting their expansion into Florida, so we bring in Co-founder, Director of Sales & Marketing at Pigeon Hill Brewing Company Michael Brower to chat with us about the brewery including the grand opening of their new auxillary taproom which was opening as we were recording live.  Michael talks about getting into a lawsuit with LMFAO, living in Chicago, and the culture of west Michigan beer.

Segment two we bring in the news including the insurance payment declines of breweries and distributors in Florida with the lack of beer sales at vacation spots like Disney. 

We end the show with our first take on 'King of the Hill', a quick game to end the show that involves Ken questioning the group of hosts to declare the 'winner' of the week!  Who won? You gotta listen to find out

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Publish Date: 10/18/2020


The Michigan Hop Alliance is a large acreage farm up in Leelanau County which is one of the largest independent hop suppliers in the midwest.  Some of the top breweries in the country look to Michigan Hops for the way they're grown, so Mike comes on the show to talk about how reseliant the plant is, what people look for in hops when they're brewing, and what hops can tell us about the beer we're drinking before we even take our first sip.

Mike stays on for segment two as we talk about shower beers and the news of the week.  

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Publish Date: 10/11/2020


NOTE- Beginning of the show during the introductions Ken's mic was static-y.  It was fixed about 7 minutes in and was fine the rest of the show.  We apologize that we weren't able to fix it earlier. 

Segment 1 and 2 brought on a little bit of news as we all discussed the changes over the last five years, what COVID has done to alter the community for the rest of our lives, and what we expect to see in the coming year(s).  

Segment 2 Matt Bush surprises us with a 'birthday gift'

Segment 3 brings an over/under game with a lot of participants!

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Publish Date: 10/3/2020


We start the interview with Jim Schleckser, author of Professional Drinking, a book about how to drink in a professional setting.  We talk to him about wine tastings, how to approach networking events, and we begin to break down what the future holds during COVID networking sessions.

Segment 2 we talk about the news and keep Editor in Chief Edwin Norton who joined us for the interview talking about what the next fad will be in beer.

Segment 3 brings an over/under mix game with our cameo game!

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Publish Date: 9/28/2020


We start the interview with Jim Schleckser, author of Professional Drinking, a book about how to drink in a professional setting.  We talk to him about wine tastings, how to approach networking events, and we begin to break down what the future holds during COVID networking sessions.

Segment 2 we talk about the news and keep Editor in Chief Edwin Norton who joined us for the interview talking about what the next fad will be in beer.

Segment 3 brings an over/under mix game with our cameo game!

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Publish Date: 9/28/2020


Every once in a while you sit down with someone in the industry and you just let them talk.  Dan Carey of New Glarus is that person.  When he speaks, you listen.  Dan joined us this week to talk about his humble beginnings, and how he's made New Glarus and Spotted Cow the Brewery/Beer of Wisconsin.  He talks about distribution, his choice to concentrate on such a small footprint, and what he learned traveling the world and brewing in another country.  We also learn the furthest his beer has traveled even though you can only get it in Wisconsin right now.  

Segment 2 we talk about the news including Brew Dogs +50% ABV beer, Kristen Bell's kids drinking O'Douls while at 'Zoom School' and we touch a bit more on the age restraints we have in the country vs Europe in drinking.  

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Publish Date: 9/19/2020


Every once in a while you sit down with someone in the industry and you just let them talk.  Dan Carey of New Glarus is that person.  When he speaks, you listen.  Dan joined us this week to talk about his humble beginnings, and how he's made New Glarus and Spotted Cow the Brewery/Beer of Wisconsin.  He talks about distribution, his choice to concentrate on such a small footprint, and what he learned traveling the world and brewing in another country.  We also learn the furthest his beer has traveled even though you can only get it in Wisconsin right now.  

Segment 2 we talk about the news including Brew Dogs +50% ABV beer, Kristen Bell's kids drinking O'Douls while at 'Zoom School' and we touch a bit more on the age restraints we have in the country vs Europe in drinking.  

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Publish Date: 9/19/2020


With the internet back up, we bring in Buck and Cody from Grand Armory to talk about five years brewing in the state of Michigan, the hard times of a tourist town during COVID, and the future plans of distribution of beer!  Cody helps Ken learn the difference between a "Juicy IPA" and a "New England IPA", and Cody/Buck give their opinions of how they judge their fellow breweries.

Segment 2 we discuss news from retirement homes brewing beer to the Surly incident, and discuss in a world where unions are needed in hospitality, is this a clear cut case of retaliation or did COVID kill the Surly Beer Hall.

Segment 3 (for video watchers we forgot to put video back on, sorry), we played Over/Under and Dan's domination of random trivia numbers continues.  

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Publish Date: 9/5/2020


With the internet back up, we bring in Buck and Cody from Grand Armory to talk about five years brewing in the state of Michigan, the hard times of a tourist town during COVID, and the future plans of distribution of beer!  Cody helps Ken learn the difference between a "Juicy IPA" and a "New England IPA", and Cody/Buck give their opinions of how they judge their fellow breweries.

Segment 2 we discuss news from retirement homes brewing beer to the Surly incident, and discuss in a world where unions are needed in hospitality, is this a clear cut case of retaliation or did COVID kill the Surly Beer Hall.

Segment 3 (for video watchers we forgot to put video back on, sorry), we played Over/Under and Dan's domination of random trivia numbers continues.  

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Publish Date: 9/5/2020


Not even crappy weather knocking out Ken's power could stop this episode from happening.  A big thank you to Wayne of The Brewz Brothaz (See link to their podcast below) for providing me a space to set up my rig.  Sadly we didn't get the opportunity to be live but the show still went on as planned as we sat down with Marcus who talked to us about the origins of Black is Beautiful, welcoming black men and women into the industry, and how to continue the movement past these series of beers.  Harry and Wayne from The Brewz Brothaz join us and I really don't want to give too much away from the episode, this is a must listen!

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Publish Date: 8/29/2020


Not even crappy weather knocking out Ken's power could stop this episode from happening.  A big thank you to Wayne of The Brewz Brothaz (See link to their podcast below) for providing me a space to set up my rig.  Sadly we didn't get the opportunity to be live but the show still went on as planned as we sat down with Marcus who talked to us about the origins of Black is Beautiful, welcoming black men and women into the industry, and how to continue the movement past these series of beers.  Harry and Wayne from The Brewz Brothaz join us and I really don't want to give too much away from the episode, this is a must listen!

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Publish Date: 8/29/2020


NOTICE: We are aware of the background noise in this episode and are unable to fix it. We were left with the choice of scrapping the episode or continuing our goal of pushing breweries and their stories. We hope you enjoy!

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A long time in the making, but we have such a great show for you.  We sit down with Jonathan 'Danger' Cole for about two hours talking about his time in the industry and we get to sample five (of the six) upcoming Fury releases from Witch's Hat.  We get a inside perspective of the new laws and changes within the industry as well as get the opportunity to try some more amazing Witch's Hat Beers and to our surprise, Witch's Hat full kitchen of amazing food (don't sleep on the spent grain pretzels).  

We reach topics about beer releases, adjustment due to COVID, and what we as the consumers can do to make things better on the brewers!  That and so much more, so crack open that beer and have a listen!

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Publish Date: 8/23/2020


NOTICE: We are aware of the background noise in this episode and are unable to fix it. We were left with the choice of scrapping the episode or continuing our goal of pushing breweries and their stories. We hope you enjoy!

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A long time in the making, but we have such a great show for you.  We sit down with Jonathan 'Danger' Cole for about two hours talking about his time in the industry and we get to sample five (of the six) upcoming Fury releases from Witch's Hat.  We get a inside perspective of the new laws and changes within the industry as well as get the opportunity to try some more amazing Witch's Hat Beers and to our surprise, Witch's Hat full kitchen of amazing food (don't sleep on the spent grain pretzels).  

We reach topics about beer releases, adjustment due to COVID, and what we as the consumers can do to make things better on the brewers!  That and so much more, so crack open that beer and have a listen!

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Publish Date: 8/23/2020


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As we continue to branch off into more non-local non-Michigan breweries, we bring in Jason Brewer (yes, real name) from Listermann Brewing to chat about their well sought after beers, the future of distribution, and working from the ground up at the brewery. We try a few of their beers including Pride which coincides with Cincinatti Pride, and we also talk about the collaboration with our guest for next week, Witch's Hat.

Segment two we go over the news and segment three we bring back the Cameo game but add a little twist to it!

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Publish Date: 8/16/2020


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As we continue to branch off into more non-local non-Michigan breweries, we bring in Jason Brewer (yes, real name) from Listermann Brewing to chat about their well sought after beers, the future of distribution, and working from the ground up at the brewery. We try a few of their beers including Pride which coincides with Cincinatti Pride, and we also talk about the collaboration with our guest for next week, Witch's Hat.

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Publish Date: 8/16/2020


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With a short staff this week we bring in Michael and PJ from Saugatuck Brewing to chat about the changes in life since COVID, how they're still pushing out kegs of beer, and what Michiganders look for from breweries outside of the state, and what outside of Michigan drinkers look for in Saugatuck Brewing.  We learn their reach gets all the way to Nevada and Colorado, and PJ talks about the process changes that have occurred recently to keep Saugatuck brewing at full capacity.  We learn how they are a guest brew on-site premise where you can pay to brew your own beer there.

Segment two we talk a little bit about the news including the fines AB Inbev is levied for sponsorship laws broken, Oksar Blues mustard beer, and the aluminum shortage and its effect on all forms of liquid sales and what Coke/Pepsi are already doing proactively. 

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Publish Date: 8/8/2020


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With a short staff this week we bring in Michael and PJ from Saugatuck Brewing to chat about the changes in life since COVID, how they're still pushing out kegs of beer, and what Michiganders look for from breweries outside of the state, and what outside of Michigan drinkers look for in Saugatuck Brewing.  We learn their reach gets all the way to Nevada and Colorado, and PJ talks about the process changes that have occurred recently to keep Saugatuck brewing at full capacity.  We learn how they are a guest brew on-site premise where you can pay to brew your own beer there.

Segment two we talk a little bit about the news including the fines AB Inbev is levied for sponsorship laws broken, Oksar Blues mustard beer, and the aluminum shortage and its effect on all forms of liquid sales and what Coke/Pepsi are already doing proactively. 

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Publish Date: 8/8/2020


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Wes and Josh from Odd Side Ales join us to chat about the revolution that is seltzer including Odd Side coming into the game hard.  Josh gives us a run down on the transformation of his position during COVID from kegging to packaging nearly all products, and Wes gives us some insight on how breweries get out to other states and how we as Michiganders are true homers and how we treat out of state breweries after they come in.  Josh also gives us an update on the distilling program and goals of Odd Side to double in size in the next 18 months.  

Segment two we play a game with our guests of over/under and continue drinking some amazing Odd Side Seltzers

Segment three we bring in the news to talk about what we need as a state to keep breweries in business and how while the new laws are helping, we need to move faster to getting more laws on the books to support them.

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Publish Date: 8/1/2020


We are live Fridays at 7pm EST on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/betterondraft.

Wes and Josh from Odd Side Ales join us to chat about the revolution that is seltzer including Odd Side coming into the game hard.  Josh gives us a run down on the transformation of his position during COVID from kegging to packaging nearly all products, and Wes gives us some insight on how breweries get out to other states and how we as Michiganders are true homers and how we treat out of state breweries after they come in.  Josh also gives us an update on the distilling program and goals of Odd Side to double in size in the next 18 months.  

Segment two we play a game with our guests of over/under and continue drinking some amazing Odd Side Seltzers

Segment three we bring in the news to talk about what we need as a state to keep breweries in business and how while the new laws are helping, we need to move faster to getting more laws on the books to support them.

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Publish Date: 8/1/2020


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Debi joins us from www.tagabrew.com to tell us the story of how a little keepsake from a brewery turned into this multi-hundred brewery trend where people can go to a brewery and collect a little charm for their attendance. Tagabrew was founded on just promoting the local industry and each other, and as Michigan Beer continues to grow, so does Tagabrew as they reach into over ten different states. Now Debi just keeps up the energy every where she goes while promoting tagabrew and the ambassadors of Tagabrew show their support in our live chat!

Segment two we talk about the news around the beer world including the Stone lawsuit, and segment three we try a new game to test our knowledge of brewery names in the country.

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Publish Date: 7/25/2020


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Debi joins us from www.tagabrew.com to tell us the story of how a little keepsake from a brewery turned into this multi-hundred brewery trend where people can go to a brewery and collect a little charm for their attendance. Tagabrew was founded on just promoting the local industry and each other, and as Michigan Beer continues to grow, so does Tagabrew as they reach into over ten different states. Now Debi just keeps up the energy every where she goes while promoting tagabrew and the ambassadors of Tagabrew show their support in our live chat!

Segment two we talk about the news around the beer world including the Stone lawsuit, and segment three we try a new game to test our knowledge of brewery names in the country.

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Publish Date: 7/25/2020


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Chris from The Mitten Brewing Company sits down to talk with us about opening up a brewery, expansion, and the different cultures of working during COVID in three very different cities across Michigan.  He talks to us about the haunted building his Grand Rapids brewery sits in, and that after COVID there is intention of a major Ghost Hunters show to come record there.  While things don't seem to happen until really late into the night, we talk about the belief in ghosts and the spooky things that have happened there.  

Segment 2 Matt joins us early and we play a game.  Wendy tries to get us to guess what beers are real versus what beers are from pop culture.

Segment 3 we chat about the news and go over the Omnipollo Yellow Belly controversy and discuss where (if) the blame should be placed.

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Publish Date: 7/18/2020


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Chris from The Mitten Brewing Company sits down to talk with us about opening up a brewery, expansion, and the different cultures of working during COVID in three very different cities across Michigan.  He talks to us about the haunted building his Grand Rapids brewery sits in, and that after COVID there is intention of a major Ghost Hunters show to come record there.  While things don't seem to happen until really late into the night, we talk about the belief in ghosts and the spooky things that have happened there.  

Segment 2 Matt joins us early and we play a game.  Wendy tries to get us to guess what beers are real versus what beers are from pop culture.

Segment 3 we chat about the news and go over the Omnipollo Yellow Belly controversy and discuss where (if) the blame should be placed.

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Publish Date: 7/18/2020


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Still social distancing but it gives us a chance to bring Andrew in from Secret Hopper, a mystery shopper website that helps breweries better understand what they may be missing on the customer service and atmosphere side of things. We talk about the positives and negatives and bring up a topic of brew hopping while black. We talk about the hate culture in beer and the blog that Andrew wrote last month, and really dive into what we want to see when we get inside a brewery.

Segment 2 we bring up the news and talk about busting up 'big beer', better ways to improve the 3-tier system for everyone (except maybe big beer) and talk about when festivals will probably get back to normal

Segment 3 we brought back the game portion of Better on Draft playing a more card variation of Guesspionage.  Test your knowledge and join us

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Publish Date: 7/11/2020


We are live Fridays at 7pm EST on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/betterondraft.  You can also download the Hot Mic app (Use code BOD, it is free) to watch us live if you do not have a Facebook!

Still social distancing but it gives us a chance to bring Andrew in from Secret Hopper, a mystery shopper website that helps breweries better understand what they may be missing on the customer service and atmosphere side of things. We talk about the positives and negatives and bring up a topic of brew hopping while black. We talk about the hate culture in beer and the blog that Andrew wrote last month, and really dive into what we want to see when we get inside a brewery.

Segment 2 we bring up the news and talk about busting up 'big beer', better ways to improve the 3-tier system for everyone (except maybe big beer) and talk about when festivals will probably get back to normal

Segment 3 we brought back the game portion of Better on Draft playing a more card variation of Guesspionage.  Test your knowledge and join us

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Publish Date: 7/11/2020


We are live Fridays at 7pm EST on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/betterondraft.  You can also download the Hot Mic app (Use code BOD, it is free) to watch us live if you do not have a Facebook!

To no ones surprise, we were not back in the studio this week.  Angie of Fermenta (https://fermentamichigan.org/) and Annette May of Fermenta and School Craft College (https://www.schoolcraft.edu/academics/culinary-arts-brewing-and-distillation-technology/brewing-and-distillation-technology) joined us live to talk about how we can do better to get women into the industry making delicious beer.  We learn about Angie's starts as a lawyer and then keg washer, as she progressed through a handful of well known Michigan breweries.  While she is currently laid off due to COVID, we appreciated the time out of the day she took to tell us about the scholarships that Fermenta offers to get more women into the industry.

Segment 2 we talk about some news including some events that are still going on, we beg you all to wear masks, and we do our best to keep it up beat!

Segment 3 we brought back the game portion of Better on Draft playing a more card variation of Guesspionage.  Test your knowledge and join us

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Publish Date: 7/4/2020


We are live Fridays at 7pm EST on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/betterondraft.  You can also download the Hot Mic app (Use code BOD, it is free) to watch us live if you do not have a Facebook!

To no ones surprise, we were not back in the studio this week.  Angie of Fermenta (https://fermentamichigan.org/) and Annette May of Fermenta and School Craft College (https://www.schoolcraft.edu/academics/culinary-arts-brewing-and-distillation-technology/brewing-and-distillation-technology) joined us live to talk about how we can do better to get women into the industry making delicious beer.  We learn about Angie's starts as a lawyer and then keg washer, as she progressed through a handful of well known Michigan breweries.  While she is currently laid off due to COVID, we appreciated the time out of the day she took to tell us about the scholarships that Fermenta offers to get more women into the industry.

Segment 2 we talk about some news including some events that are still going on, we beg you all to wear masks, and we do our best to keep it up beat!

Segment 3 we brought back the game portion of Better on Draft playing a more card variation of Guesspionage.  Test your knowledge and join us

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Publish Date: 7/4/2020


Coming in a few minutes late (we won't hold it against him) Scott Newman Bale joined us to talk about his first major job working for EA, coming to the states and meeting Joe, the cycle of liking and disliking beers, and we get a timer on when we can finally talk about the "Michigan Only, Michigan Forever" ordeal from 2016.  Scott also chats us up about his feelings on some of the new laws including counting tokens, and gives us a play by play what happened the first Psychedelic Cat Grass release.  

Segment 2 we discuss the news including the fact Jobbie Nooner still happened, we talk about if Michigan could ideally go to a 4am bar closing time, and we end talking about everyone's least favorite topics... Masks.

We may be in studio next week.  Stay tuned for updates!

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Publish Date: 6/27/2020


Coming in a few minutes late (we won't hold it against him) Scott Newman Bale joined us to talk about his first major job working for EA, coming to the states and meeting Joe, the cycle of liking and disliking beers, and we get a timer on when we can finally talk about the "Michigan Only, Michigan Forever" ordeal from 2016.  Scott also chats us up about his feelings on some of the new laws including counting tokens, and gives us a play by play what happened the first Psychedelic Cat Grass release.  

Segment 2 we discuss the news including the fact Jobbie Nooner still happened, we talk about if Michigan could ideally go to a 4am bar closing time, and we end talking about everyone's least favorite topics... Masks.

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Publish Date: 6/27/2020


We brought in Rep Pauline Wendzel of District 79 to chat about the slew of alcohol bills that are upcoming in the state legislature of Michigan, all tied together, and all reliant on each other.  She talks about her love of sours and sneaks in some of her favorite breweries not in her area!  

OWNERS NOTE** As someone who loves beer, seeing these updates happening in all aspects of the brewing (and alcohol) world is simply amazing, and great work done by our brewers who still need our help at this time and the representatives around our state looking to help these businesses from the crutches of laws that were made before we exploded in craft brewery, winery, and distilleries in our state.

REP WENDZEL NOTE** Wanted to follow up on one thing that was said about coins/tokens at beer festivals and to make sure to clarify the language in HB 5347


(4) BEER THAT IS DISPENSED TO CONSUMERS FOR SHOWCASING BEER AT A BEER FESTIVAL IS CONSIDERED A SAMPLE. A HOLDER OF A SPECIAL LICENSE ISSUED UNDER THIS SECTION MAY OFFER BEER DESCRIBED IN THIS SUBSECTION WITHOUT CONSIDERATION.

HB 5341 BREWPUBS (Wendzel) Updates provision related to brewpub license conditions.
HB 5342 MICRO BREWERS (Wendzel) Eliminates allowing certain micro brewers to deliver beer to retailers and clarifies electronic advertising procedures.
HB 5343 MICRO BREWERS (Wendzel) Increases self-distribution limit of micro brewers.
HB 5344 MICRO BREWERS (Wendzel) Eliminates allowing certain micro brewers to refund money to retailers for returned beer.
HB 5345 BREWERS (Wentworth) Modifies required intervals to pay beer tax and increases production threshold for a brewer to claim a credit or refund.
HB 5346 WINE TAX (Wentworth) Modifies required intervals to pay wine tax.
HB 5347 BEER FESTIVALS (Garza) Modifies beer festivals special license requirements.
HB 5348 LIQUOR CONTROL COMMISSION (Garza) Modifies certain provisions of salesperson license accreditation program.
HB 5349 OUTSTATE BEER (Hall) Provides certain exceptions fir successor manufacturer or successor outstate seller of beer not assigned a brand extension.
HB 5350 OUTSTATE WINE (Hall) Provides certain exceptions for successor manufacturer or successor outstate seller of wine not assigned a brand extension.
HB 5351 LIQUOR (Filler) Provides for definition of a successor to a supplier that continues in business.
HB 5352 LIQUOR (Filler) Revises procedure for manufacturer canceling agreement with wholesaler.
HB 5353 BEER GROWLERS (Cambensy) Eliminates requirement that beer sold in a growler have a registration number.
HB 5354 BREWPUBS (Cambensy) Eliminates certain labeling for a brewpub.
HB 5355 LIQUOR (Cambensy) Eliminates requirement for manufacturer or wholesaler to provide proof of valid label from United State Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau under certain circumstances.
HB 5400 MICRO BREWERS (Garza) Updates cross reference to section about micro brewers selling beer to retailers.

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Publish Date: 6/14/2020


We brought in Rep Pauline Wendzel of District 79 to chat about the slew of alcohol bills that are upcoming in the state legislature of Michigan, all tied together, and all reliant on each other.  She talks about her love of sours and sneaks in some of her favorite breweries not in her area!  

OWNERS NOTE** As someone who loves beer, seeing these updates happening in all aspects of the brewing (and alcohol) world is simply amazing, and great work done by our brewers who still need our help at this time and the representatives around our state looking to help these businesses from the crutches of laws that were made before we exploded in craft brewery, winery, and distilleries in our state.

REP WENDZEL NOTE** Wanted to follow up on one thing that was said about coins/tokens at beer festivals and to make sure to clarify the language in HB 5347


(4) BEER THAT IS DISPENSED TO CONSUMERS FOR SHOWCASING BEER AT A BEER FESTIVAL IS CONSIDERED A SAMPLE. A HOLDER OF A SPECIAL LICENSE ISSUED UNDER THIS SECTION MAY OFFER BEER DESCRIBED IN THIS SUBSECTION WITHOUT CONSIDERATION.

HB 5341 BREWPUBS (Wendzel) Updates provision related to brewpub license conditions.
HB 5342 MICRO BREWERS (Wendzel) Eliminates allowing certain micro brewers to deliver beer to retailers and clarifies electronic advertising procedures.
HB 5343 MICRO BREWERS (Wendzel) Increases self-distribution limit of micro brewers.
HB 5344 MICRO BREWERS (Wendzel) Eliminates allowing certain micro brewers to refund money to retailers for returned beer.
HB 5345 BREWERS (Wentworth) Modifies required intervals to pay beer tax and increases production threshold for a brewer to claim a credit or refund.
HB 5346 WINE TAX (Wentworth) Modifies required intervals to pay wine tax.
HB 5347 BEER FESTIVALS (Garza) Modifies beer festivals special license requirements.
HB 5348 LIQUOR CONTROL COMMISSION (Garza) Modifies certain provisions of salesperson license accreditation program.
HB 5349 OUTSTATE BEER (Hall) Provides certain exceptions fir successor manufacturer or successor outstate seller of beer not assigned a brand extension.
HB 5350 OUTSTATE WINE (Hall) Provides certain exceptions for successor manufacturer or successor outstate seller of wine not assigned a brand extension.
HB 5351 LIQUOR (Filler) Provides for definition of a successor to a supplier that continues in business.
HB 5352 LIQUOR (Filler) Revises procedure for manufacturer canceling agreement with wholesaler.
HB 5353 BEER GROWLERS (Cambensy) Eliminates requirement that beer sold in a growler have a registration number.
HB 5354 BREWPUBS (Cambensy) Eliminates certain labeling for a brewpub.
HB 5355 LIQUOR (Cambensy) Eliminates requirement for manufacturer or wholesaler to provide proof of valid label from United State Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau under certain circumstances.
HB 5400 MICRO BREWERS (Garza) Updates cross reference to section about micro brewers selling beer to retailers.

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Publish Date: 6/14/2020


We learned when John Mallett speaks, you listen because he's about to drop some knowledge on you.  We sat down with John for about an hour as we talked about everything from beer, brewery making, craft beer in the 90s, and we lay down the gauntlet challenge as he said he could get any brewery equipment out, and we inform him of former brewery Etouffee, the short lived Brew-Pub above the now permanently closed AMC Star Southfield where rumor has it the brewing equipment was put in before the wall, so it's still sitting there unused!

Segment 2 we talk about the Weathered Souls Brewing Black is Beautiful Collaboration.  You can look up who is doing the collaboration by going to https://blackisbeautiful.beer/ for more details 

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Publish Date: 6/13/2020


We learned when John Mallett speaks, you listen because he's about to drop some knowledge on you.  We sat down with John for about an hour as we talked about everything from beer, brewery making, craft beer in the 90s, and we lay down the gauntlet challenge as he said he could get any brewery equipment out, and we inform him of former brewery Etouffee, the short lived Brew-Pub above the now permanently closed AMC Star Southfield where rumor has it the brewing equipment was put in before the wall, so it's still sitting there unused!

Segment 2 we talk about the Weathered Souls Brewing Black is Beautiful Collaboration.  You can look up who is doing the collaboration by going to https://blackisbeautiful.beer/ for more details 

Please note Segment 3 is video only!  Head over to our Youtube or Facebook page to see it, and you can join us every Friday at 7pm EST at www.facebook.com/betterondraft

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Publish Date: 6/13/2020


While our guest worked out some technical issues, we went live with just the hosts to talk about what is going on in Michigan as we prepare to re-open and enter the mixture of Phase 4/5 of our plan to flatten the curve.  We were then excited to have Jason Gladfelter, Director of Brewery Mediation Network join us form Denver to chat about his profession and what he does to help breweries succeed without getting pesky lawyers involved!  We chat about the different type of disputes and what to expect as we enter this new chapter into craft brewing and restaurants.  You can check them out at www.ovaloptions.com and contact them for a free consultation by calling or testing (720) 220-8683.

Segment 2 we discuss the news including if you'd hike 2200 miles for beer, and we talk about the Weathered Souls Brewing Black is Beautiful Collaboration.  So far we are aware that North Center Brewing and Brew Detroit are participating and we will update when we hear more Michigan breweries.  

Please note Segment 3 is video only!  Head over to our Youtube or Facebook page to see it, and you can join us every Friday at 7pm EST at www.facebook.com/betterondraft

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Publish Date: 6/6/2020


While our guest worked out some technical issues, we went live with just the hosts to talk about what is going on in Michigan as we prepare to re-open and enter the mixture of Phase 4/5 of our plan to flatten the curve.  We were then excited to have Jason Gladfelter, Director of Brewery Mediation Network join us form Denver to chat about his profession and what he does to help breweries succeed without getting pesky lawyers involved!  We chat about the different type of disputes and what to expect as we enter this new chapter into craft brewing and restaurants.  You can check them out at www.ovaloptions.com and contact them for a free consultation by calling or testing (720) 220-8683.

Segment 2 we discuss the news including if you'd hike 2200 miles for beer, and we talk about the Weathered Souls Brewing Black is Beautiful Collaboration.  So far we are aware that North Center Brewing and Brew Detroit are participating and we will update when we hear more Michigan breweries.  

Please note Segment 3 is video only!  Head over to our Youtube or Facebook page to see it, and you can join us every Friday at 7pm EST at www.facebook.com/betterondraft

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Publish Date: 6/6/2020


John and Bill from Athletic Brewing take the time out of their busy day to chat about NA beers and how the industry is starting to change. We discuss how Bill was looking to remove the alcohol from his life but still wanted to enjoy a flavorful craft beer with his food, and John discusses the intricacies of making NA beer and the very few 'happy' accidents that sadly have to be diluted and poured.

We discuss how Michigan is one of five states that considers NA beer as regular beer, and we announce that Athletic Brewing will be in Michigan starting July 1st.

Segment 2 we discuss the news including (as promised) a lot of upcoming bills in Michigan to update the liquor laws (this is not all of them but many who rely on each other to pass). We also go over the top ten breweries in Michigan by 2019 barrels and look into the future! All of that and more!

HB 5341 BREWPUBS (Wendzel) Updates provision related to brewpub license conditions.
HB 5342 MICRO BREWERS (Wendzel) Eliminates allowing certain micro brewers to deliver beer to retailers and clarifies electronic advertising procedures.
HB 5343 MICRO BREWERS (Wendzel) Increases self-distribution limit of micro brewers.
HB 5344 MICRO BREWERS (Wendzel) Eliminates allowing certain micro brewers to refund money to retailers for returned beer.
HB 5345 BREWERS (Wentworth) Modifies required intervals to pay beer tax and increases production threshold for a brewer to claim a credit or refund.
HB 5346 WINE TAX (Wentworth) Modifies required intervals to pay wine tax.
HB 5347 BEER FESTIVALS (Garza) Modifies beer festivals special license requirements.
HB 5348 LIQUOR CONTROL COMMISSION (Garza) Modifies certain provisions of salesperson license accreditation program.
HB 5349 OUTSTATE BEER (Hall) Provides certain exceptions fir successor manufacturer or successor outstate seller of beer not assigned a brand extension.
HB 5350 OUTSTATE WINE (Hall) Provides certain exceptions for successor manufacturer or successor outstate seller of wine not assigned a brand extension.
HB 5351 LIQUOR (Filler) Provides for definition of a successor to a supplier that continues in business.
HB 5352 LIQUOR (Filler) Revises procedure for manufacturer canceling agreement with wholesaler.
HB 5353 BEER GROWLERS (Cambensy) Eliminates requirement that beer sold in a growler have a registration number.
HB 5354 BREWPUBS (Cambensy) Eliminates certain labeling for a brewpub.
HB 5355 LIQUOR (Cambensy) Eliminates requirement for manufacturer or wholesaler to provide proof of valid label from United State Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau under certain circumstances.
HB 5400 MICRO BREWERS (Garza) Updates cross reference to section about micro brewers selling beer to retailers.

Please note Segment 3 is video only!  Head over to our Youtube or Facebook page to see it, and you can join us every Friday at 7pm EST at www.facebook.com/betterondraft

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Publish Date: 5/30/2020


John and Bill from Athletic Brewing take the time out of their busy day to chat about NA beers and how the industry is starting to change. We discuss how Bill was looking to remove the alcohol from his life but still wanted to enjoy a flavorful craft beer with his food, and John discusses the intricacies of making NA beer and the very few 'happy' accidents that sadly have to be diluted and poured.

We discuss how Michigan is one of five states that considers NA beer as regular beer, and we announce that Athletic Brewing will be in Michigan starting July 1st.

Segment 2 we discuss the news including (as promised) a lot of upcoming bills in Michigan to update the liquor laws (this is not all of them but many who rely on each other to pass). We also go over the top ten breweries in Michigan by 2019 barrels and look into the future! All of that and more!

HB 5341 BREWPUBS (Wendzel) Updates provision related to brewpub license conditions.
HB 5342 MICRO BREWERS (Wendzel) Eliminates allowing certain micro brewers to deliver beer to retailers and clarifies electronic advertising procedures.
HB 5343 MICRO BREWERS (Wendzel) Increases self-distribution limit of micro brewers.
HB 5344 MICRO BREWERS (Wendzel) Eliminates allowing certain micro brewers to refund money to retailers for returned beer.
HB 5345 BREWERS (Wentworth) Modifies required intervals to pay beer tax and increases production threshold for a brewer to claim a credit or refund.
HB 5346 WINE TAX (Wentworth) Modifies required intervals to pay wine tax.
HB 5347 BEER FESTIVALS (Garza) Modifies beer festivals special license requirements.
HB 5348 LIQUOR CONTROL COMMISSION (Garza) Modifies certain provisions of salesperson license accreditation program.
HB 5349 OUTSTATE BEER (Hall) Provides certain exceptions fir successor manufacturer or successor outstate seller of beer not assigned a brand extension.
HB 5350 OUTSTATE WINE (Hall) Provides certain exceptions for successor manufacturer or successor outstate seller of wine not assigned a brand extension.
HB 5351 LIQUOR (Filler) Provides for definition of a successor to a supplier that continues in business.
HB 5352 LIQUOR (Filler) Revises procedure for manufacturer canceling agreement with wholesaler.
HB 5353 BEER GROWLERS (Cambensy) Eliminates requirement that beer sold in a growler have a registration number.
HB 5354 BREWPUBS (Cambensy) Eliminates certain labeling for a brewpub.
HB 5355 LIQUOR (Cambensy) Eliminates requirement for manufacturer or wholesaler to provide proof of valid label from United State Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau under certain circumstances.
HB 5400 MICRO BREWERS (Garza) Updates cross reference to section about micro brewers selling beer to retailers.

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Publish Date: 5/30/2020


Dan Kiplinger, formerly of Olde Peninsula and Bell's, tells us his story of 30 years of brewing in Michigan.  Not much more I can say without the podcast telling you more!  Join us won't you?!?

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Publish Date: 5/23/2020


Dan Kiplinger, formerly of Olde Peninsula and Bell's, tells us his story of 30 years of brewing in Michigan.  Not much more I can say without the podcast telling you more!  Join us won't you?!?

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Publish Date: 5/23/2020




Publish Date: 5/22/2020




Publish Date: 5/22/2020


Russ and Jan from Support MI Brewing stop by to talk to us about their goal to help the brewers during their time in need.  We chat with them about their approaches when they go to a brewery, we talk about the new vs old guard in breweries, and we go over a little bit of news.  

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Publish Date: 5/17/2020


Russ and Jan from Support MI Brewing stop by to talk to us about their goal to help the brewers during their time in need.  We chat with them about their approaches when they go to a brewery, we talk about the new vs old guard in breweries, and we go over a little bit of news.  

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Publish Date: 5/17/2020


We are still home at week but we are catching you up on the beer news, we discuss the new normal of restaurants and bars as they slowly begin to open, we talk about no good deed going unpunished for free beer, and we finish the show with a little bit of beer news.

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Publish Date: 5/9/2020


We are still home at week but we are catching you up on the beer news, we discuss the new normal of restaurants and bars as they slowly begin to open, we talk about no good deed going unpunished for free beer, and we finish the show with a little bit of beer news.

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Publish Date: 5/9/2020


We are still home at week but we are catching you up on the beer news, what we are doing to kill the time, and we make the argument for Christopher Walken to play Tony Monatana in remake of Scarface. Listen to that and more of us as we chat this Friday and Every Friday at 7pm EST.

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Publish Date: 5/3/2020


We are still home at week but we are catching you up on the beer news, what we are doing to kill the time, and we make the argument for Christopher Walken to play Tony Monatana in remake of Scarface. Listen to that and more of us as we chat this Friday and Every Friday at 7pm EST.

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Publish Date: 5/3/2020


Another week and another remote show. We talk about everything from what will happen when things re-open, how will restaurants serve customers, how will sports venues serve beer, and how our lives will change dramatically over the next year.

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Publish Date: 4/25/2020


Another week and another remote show. We talk about everything from what will happen when things re-open, how will restaurants serve customers, how will sports venues serve beer, and how our lives will change dramatically over the next year.

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Publish Date: 4/25/2020


Staying safe and staying at home, Wendy, Rob, Nick, Ken, and Dan are back to chat about the local news, and we bring in Eric from Tap That AZ to talk about the world of beer and what's going on over in Arizona

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Publish Date: 4/18/2020


Staying safe and staying at home, Wendy, Rob, Nick, Ken, and Dan are back to chat about the local news, and we bring in Eric from Tap That AZ to talk about the world of beer and what's going on over in Arizona

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Publish Date: 4/18/2020


Staying safe and staying at home, Wendy, Rob, Nick, Ken, and Dan are back to chat about the local news, how a brewery actually is opening during this time, and how sales are up for the industry but we may see a 40% reduction in breweries.  All of that and more on this episode of Better on Draft.  

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Publish Date: 4/11/2020


Staying safe and staying at home, Wendy, Rob, Nick, Ken, and Dan are back to chat about the local news, how a brewery actually is opening during this time, and how sales are up for the industry but we may see a 40% reduction in breweries.  All of that and more on this episode of Better on Draft.  

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Publish Date: 4/11/2020


We are still at home but we are still gonna keep pushing out content!  We talk about the effect of COVID19 on the industry both in regards to production and local breweries.  We talk about the grant funded by Sam Adams and we talk about what we've been doing to pass the time at home.  Why not crack open a beer and listen!  You're stuck at home too, might as well join us for our weekly remote bar show!

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Publish Date: 4/4/2020


We are still at home but we are still gonna keep pushing out content!  We talk about the effect of COVID19 on the industry both in regards to production and local breweries.  We talk about the grant funded by Sam Adams and we talk about what we've been doing to pass the time at home.  Why not crack open a beer and listen!  You're stuck at home too, might as well join us for our weekly remote bar show!

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Publish Date: 4/4/2020


And in one week we have been told to shelter at home, so what do we do?  We crack open a beer and talk about all the good things happening in the world of beer and alcohol.  We promote all of the businesses we can that are doing their part, we give tips on how to traverse the food and brewery world, and we talk about the upcoming crowler shortage while getting ourselves excited with the amount of art that will come out of this era of our lives!  Take a minute and listen, practice social distancing, and crack a beer with us

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Publish Date: 3/28/2020


And in one week we have been told to shelter at home, so what do we do?  We crack open a beer and talk about all the good things happening in the world of beer and alcohol.  We promote all of the businesses we can that are doing their part, we give tips on how to traverse the food and brewery world, and we talk about the upcoming crowler shortage while getting ourselves excited with the amount of art that will come out of this era of our lives!  Take a minute and listen, practice social distancing, and crack a beer with us

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Publish Date: 3/28/2020


We were promised a deep cleaned studio and were the first ones in it, so we trekked to Royal Oak where Ken, Rob, and Wendy chat about what is going on in the industry.  Ken makes his pleas to those who are wondering how they can help, and we talk about how we are all doing during this weird time in hospitality.  We bring in some local beers and toast to some of the great beer makers as they are working their asses off.  Want to help?  We have plenty of links at the bottom that could help whether you're a restaurant or someone with some extra money!  Listen to the show and crack open your favorite brew.  You've earned it.

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Publish Date: 3/22/2020


It feels like it has been forever since we had the opportunity to sit down with John Leone from ROAK, and it was four years ago on Episode 22. No longer the new guy on the block as they enter their fifth year, we take the opportunity to catch up. He brings in new President of ROAK and Dark Horse (now named Michigan Brewers Union) and we get a historical look on his journey through craft beer at Dogfish Head, BrewDog USA, and Virtue Cider. John uses the opportunity to clear the air about some misconceptions happening with the merger of the two breweries, we discuss in short what happened with the Right Brain buyout, and Adam chats about what we should see upcoming for the two breweries in the next few years. We also try some amazing ROAK beer!

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BAD Brewing Grape Cider
3 Floyds BA Behemoth (Willett) 2017
ROAK Brewing Cent'Anni
ROAK Brewing French Toast Devil Dog
ROAK Brewing Blow Your Face Out
ROAK Brewing Mint Milkshake IPA
Modern Times Orderville
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Publish Date: 3/7/2020


It feels like it has been forever since we had the opportunity to sit down with John Leone from ROAK, and it was four years ago on Episode 22. No longer the new guy on the block as they enter their fifth year, we take the opportunity to catch up. He brings in new President of ROAK and Dark Horse (now named Michigan Brewers Union) and we get a historical look on his journey through craft beer at Dogfish Head, BrewDog USA, and Virtue Cider. John uses the opportunity to clear the air about some misconceptions happening with the merger of the two breweries, we discuss in short what happened with the Right Brain buyout, and Adam chats about what we should see upcoming for the two breweries in the next few years. We also try some amazing ROAK beer!

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BAD Brewing Grape Cider
3 Floyds BA Behemoth (Willett) 2017
ROAK Brewing Cent'Anni
ROAK Brewing French Toast Devil Dog
ROAK Brewing Blow Your Face Out
ROAK Brewing Mint Milkshake IPA
Modern Times Orderville
Corona Extra

Publish Date: 3/7/2020


It's been nearly four years since Cary has come onto the show and he comes back to give us the details we wanted to know!  Talking to us about the new brewery in Ferndale, the differences between the two, and we get to try his Lumberjack Off Wee Heavy that is highly sought after!  Ken gives his true feelings about beer rating websites and we end the show with a game!

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Brooks Brewing Double Jeopardy
Brooks Brewing Hopsterbation
Brooks Brewing Lumberjack Off Wee Heavy
Brooks Brewing Peanut Buddy Porter
Maine Beer Company Lunch
Ferndale Project Coffee Cider
Epic Brewing Quadruple Barrel Big Bad Bapitst (2018)
Stone Brewing W00t Stout (2018)
Rockford Brewing Milli Vanilli
WeldWerks Brewing Puesta del Sol

Publish Date: 2/29/2020


It's been nearly four years since Cary has come onto the show and he comes back to give us the details we wanted to know!  Talking to us about the new brewery in Ferndale, the differences between the two, and we get to try his Lumberjack Off Wee Heavy that is highly sought after!  Ken gives his true feelings about beer rating websites and we end the show with a game!

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Brooks Brewing Hopsterbation
Brooks Brewing Lumberjack Off Wee Heavy
Brooks Brewing Peanut Buddy Porter
Maine Beer Company Lunch
Ferndale Project Coffee Cider
Epic Brewing Quadruple Barrel Big Bad Bapitst (2018)
Stone Brewing W00t Stout (2018)
Rockford Brewing Milli Vanilli
WeldWerks Brewing Puesta del Sol

Publish Date: 2/29/2020


Liz and Dani of the Detroit chapter of Girls Pint Out join us to talk about female fans of craft beer, and we learn that all beer is girl beer! We go over some news including some Michigan government updates about token laws and distro, and we try to map out how many beers you would need to drink to be one of Rate Beer's top beer reviewers. We end the show bringing back our favorite Cameo game!

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Firestone Walker Bravo (2017)
Drekker Brewing Pizza Toots
Drafting Table Mom Said No - Cinnamon Roll
Elk Brewing PB & J'ale'y
Fair State Brewing FSB 2019: Part 3
903 Brewers Blackberry, Boysenberry, Black Currant Slushy
Truly Raspberry Lime Hard Seltzer
New Holland Poet's Brunch
Bell's Brewery Light Hearted Ale

Publish Date: 2/23/2020


Liz and Dani of the Detroit chapter of Girls Pint Out join us to talk about female fans of craft beer, and we learn that all beer is girl beer! We go over some news including some Michigan government updates about token laws and distro, and we try to map out how many beers you would need to drink to be one of Rate Beer's top beer reviewers. We end the show bringing back our favorite Cameo game!

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Firestone Walker Bravo (2017)
Drekker Brewing Pizza Toots
Drafting Table Mom Said No - Cinnamon Roll
Elk Brewing PB & J'ale'y
Fair State Brewing FSB 2019: Part 3
903 Brewers Blackberry, Boysenberry, Black Currant Slushy
Truly Raspberry Lime Hard Seltzer
New Holland Poet's Brunch
Bell's Brewery Light Hearted Ale

Publish Date: 2/23/2020


We go over the life and death of Black Lotus and the last five years with him as the head brewer, what changed, and why the sudden closing.  We learn where the hardware from Black Lotus went (hint, previous guest on Better on Draft), and Nick updates us on his other fermentation work he's been doing as he looks for a new home to brew.

We try his gin he made with Detroit City Distillery and we discuss a bit of news including the hype that is Pliny the Younger in bottles and we do a short dive into the black market of bottle reselling and what brewers feel about it.  Want to learn more about that conversation and what we referenced, check episode 149 with Drafting Table to see what they thought of their beer going for over $200 on the black market.  

Nick is one of our favorite guests to have on the show because he's very opinionated but cares about the industry that he loves and wants to get back to that, so if you're looking for a brewer that can brew you award winning beers, slide into his DMs on Instagram @NickTheBrewer

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Pabst Blue Ribbon
Black Lotus Ninja Pirate
Drafting Table Mom Said No Cinnamon Roll
Arbor Brewing Co Crystal Peacock
Old Nation B-43
Rochester Mills Olde St Mick's
Detroit City Distillery Lonely Warrior

Publish Date: 2/15/2020


We go over the life and death of Black Lotus and the last five years with him as the head brewer, what changed, and why the sudden closing.  We learn where the hardware from Black Lotus went (hint, previous guest on Better on Draft), and Nick updates us on his other fermentation work he's been doing as he looks for a new home to brew.

We try his gin he made with Detroit City Distillery and we discuss a bit of news including the hype that is Pliny the Younger in bottles and we do a short dive into the black market of bottle reselling and what brewers feel about it.  Want to learn more about that conversation and what we referenced, check episode 149 with Drafting Table to see what they thought of their beer going for over $200 on the black market.  

Nick is one of our favorite guests to have on the show because he's very opinionated but cares about the industry that he loves and wants to get back to that, so if you're looking for a brewer that can brew you award winning beers, slide into his DMs on Instagram @NickTheBrewer

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Pabst Blue Ribbon
Black Lotus Ninja Pirate
Drafting Table Mom Said No Cinnamon Roll
Arbor Brewing Co Crystal Peacock
Old Nation B-43
Rochester Mills Olde St Mick's
Detroit City Distillery Lonely Warrior

Publish Date: 2/15/2020


We may have managed to cram in the most gambling puns into this episode, but Loaded Dice is a gamble that Jef Smith is willing to take.  Setting up in Troy, MI this will be the first (not national chain) brewery the city has seen, and the city is more than excited for it to open up.  Jef talks about home brewing, working in the tech industry, and maxing out information to his guests with the Open Source concept.  Not only will you get to know the ingredients, but you'll know how the process went from start to finish as Jef has plans to not hide any of his work behind closed doors.  

We talk a bit of news to end the show and talk about the things we learned during our dry (or damp) January.  Pop that 40 and hop into this journey of the upcoming 2020 brewery, Loaded Dice.

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Loaded Dice The Grand Old Man
Loaded Dice Rye Barrel Aged Slots of Cherries
Loaded Dice Pay Dat Man His Money
Loaded Dice Hef's Smoking Jacket
Drekker Brewing Slang Du Jour Cherry Pie
White Elm Brewing Fluffaluffagus
Stone Brewing 2017 w00tStout
Griffin Claw 2017 Flying Buffalo
Ferndale Project Hatch
Toppling Goliath Brewing Twisted Galaxy
Arcadia Brewing Mango Suprise IPA
Old Nation Brewing ME-MI
Big Lake Brewing Fudgie Krueger
Crooked Pecker Accidental Anderson
White Claw Black Cherry

Publish Date: 2/8/2020


We may have managed to cram in the most gambling puns into this episode, but Loaded Dice is a gamble that Jef Smith is willing to take.  Setting up in Troy, MI this will be the first (not national chain) brewery the city has seen, and the city is more than excited for it to open up.  Jef talks about home brewing, working in the tech industry, and maxing out information to his guests with the Open Source concept.  Not only will you get to know the ingredients, but you'll know how the process went from start to finish as Jef has plans to not hide any of his work behind closed doors.  

We talk a bit of news to end the show and talk about the things we learned during our dry (or damp) January.  Pop that 40 and hop into this journey of the upcoming 2020 brewery, Loaded Dice.

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Loaded Dice The Grand Old Man
Loaded Dice Rye Barrel Aged Slots of Cherries
Loaded Dice Pay Dat Man His Money
Loaded Dice Hef's Smoking Jacket
Drekker Brewing Slang Du Jour Cherry Pie
White Elm Brewing Fluffaluffagus
Stone Brewing 2017 w00tStout
Griffin Claw 2017 Flying Buffalo
Ferndale Project Hatch
Toppling Goliath Brewing Twisted Galaxy
Arcadia Brewing Mango Suprise IPA
Old Nation Brewing ME-MI
Big Lake Brewing Fudgie Krueger
Crooked Pecker Accidental Anderson
White Claw Black Cherry

Publish Date: 2/8/2020


The final part of our Dry January series, we bring in Eric, former owner of Ellison Brewery to talk about his adventure post brewing, Reputation Beverage, based out of Lansing/DeWitt, Eric has cultivated some of the best tasting NA drinks out there including Citra Hopped Kombucha, Rocky Road Nitro Coffee, and Sparkling Tea.  Many of his products are keto and paleo friendly with many of them coming in at 0 calories (with a whopping 200+mg of coffee).  After he leaves we go over the news, take some super bowl prop bets, and Ken gets on his soap box to talk about what he wants to see in 2020.

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Publish Date: 2/1/2020


The final part of our Dry January series, we bring in Eric, former owner of Ellison Brewery to talk about his adventure post brewing, Reputation Beverage, based out of Lansing/DeWitt, Eric has cultivated some of the best tasting NA drinks out there including Citra Hopped Kombucha, Rocky Road Nitro Coffee, and Sparkling Tea.  Many of his products are keto and paleo friendly with many of them coming in at 0 calories (with a whopping 200+mg of coffee).  After he leaves we go over the news, take some super bowl prop bets, and Ken gets on his soap box to talk about what he wants to see in 2020.

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Publish Date: 2/1/2020


Part 2 of our 3 Part Dry January series brings us guests from all over the industry spectrum. We welcome Shannon Long of Brew Export to talk about the NA Trend in the USA and how Europe is already light years ahead of us. Jack of Zetouna Liquor discusses what is moving and what is not over at Zetouna Liquor. And Nick Britsky of Nick Drinks discusses how bars and the industry is moving to almost make it a necessity to have NA 'mocktails' and options for those who choose not to or are unable to drink, but still want to participate in the festivities. We discuss purchasing booze on an ABV/$$ format as well as discuss caloric intake and if these 'lo cal beers' are really healthy. That and more in this two hour extravaganza!

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Lagunitas Brewing Hop Water
BrewDog Punk AF
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Two Roots Brewing New West IPA
Two Roots Brewing Dango Mango
Labatt Brewing Labatt Blue Non Alcoholic
SuperNatural Brewing and Spirits Bong Water NA
Paulaner Brauerei Weizen Radler NA
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WellBeing Brewing Victory Wheat NA
Athletic Brewing Run Wild IPA
Radeberger Gruppe Clausthaler Grapefruit
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Publish Date: 1/18/2020


Part 2 of our 3 Part Dry January series brings us guests from all over the industry spectrum. We welcome Shannon Long of Brew Export to talk about the NA Trend in the USA and how Europe is already light years ahead of us. Jack of Zetouna Liquor discusses what is moving and what is not over at Zetouna Liquor. And Nick Britsky of Nick Drinks discusses how bars and the industry is moving to almost make it a necessity to have NA 'mocktails' and options for those who choose not to or are unable to drink, but still want to participate in the festivities. We discuss purchasing booze on an ABV/$$ format as well as discuss caloric intake and if these 'lo cal beers' are really healthy. That and more in this two hour extravaganza!

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Lagunitas Brewing Hop Water
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Two Roots Brewing New West IPA
Two Roots Brewing Dango Mango
Labatt Brewing Labatt Blue Non Alcoholic
SuperNatural Brewing and Spirits Bong Water NA
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WellBeing Brewing Intrepid Traveler Coffee Cream Stout NA
WellBeing Brewing Victory Wheat NA
Athletic Brewing Run Wild IPA
Radeberger Gruppe Clausthaler Grapefruit
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Publish Date: 1/18/2020


We came back into the studio with a goal, and that goal was not to drink, and after episode one of the year, we have kept that promise!  That doesn't mean we didn't dive into spirits, cocktails, and other near beers, so why not join us as did Jason, owner of Casamara Club, to talk about soda, cocktails, and alternatives to booze including zero proof Gin and Whiskey!

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Publish Date: 1/11/2020


We came back into the studio with a goal, and that goal was not to drink, and after episode one of the year, we have kept that promise!  That doesn't mean we didn't dive into spirits, cocktails, and other near beers, so why not join us as did Jason, owner of Casamara Club, to talk about soda, cocktails, and alternatives to booze including zero proof Gin and Whiskey!

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Publish Date: 1/11/2020


We end the year with our two main sponsors, Jack of Zetouna Liquor and Kevin of North Center Brewing.  Ed joins us for another episode and we talk about lowering the drinking age, some of the bigger news that hit this year, and recap with what 2020 may bring us!  All that and more!  You can join us every Friday night at www.facebook.com/betterondraft at 7pm EST!  We will be back January 3rd with our first Dry January special!  

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Bells Brewery Chocolate Vanilla Cherry Stout
New Holland Brewing Dragon's Milk Reserve: Maple Oak
New Holland Brewing Dragon's Milk Reserve: Raspberry Hibiscus
Allagash Brewing White
North Center Brewing Pain Killer
North Center Brewing Dripping With Dot
North Center Brewing Kolsch
North Center Brewing Demon's Blood
North Center Brewing Stormchaser
Fogtown Brewing Night Nurse
TUPPS Brewery DDH IPA Series 6
903 Brewers Sasquatch
Ludington Bay Brewing D'booty Bourbon
Rustic Leaf Brewing Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged Barley Able To Stand
Epic Brewing Co. Big Bad Baptista (2017)
Brew Detroit Noel Night
Wild Leap Brew Co Truck Chaser Strawberry Eclair
Austin Brothers Beer Co Slamnesia (2019)
Drekker Brewing Pizza Toots
Crooked Pecker Brewing Bona Fide Travler
Bearded Iris Brewing Tunnel Vision DDH Citra
Recolte Meads Jule
Rochester Mills Leroy
Arcadia Brewing Salted Caramel Morning Nightcap
Harpoon Brewery Octoberfest

Publish Date: 12/21/2019


Our writer Ed just can't seem to get enough of the spotlight as he joins us for this episode of Better on Draft.  Ken brings the beer he would chase in studio as he found it while in Oakland California, and special guest Kristi comes in to ask us about some of our favorite hidden gems, and we go off the beaten path with some interesting topics and finally end the show asking how many breweries were there when Better on Draft Started until now (spoiler, both numbers are a lot).  You can find all those breweries at http://mibeermap.com/

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DRANK ON SHOW
ROAK Brewing French Toast Devil Dog
Allagash Brewing Company White
3 Floyds Brewing Barrel Aged Behemoth (2018)
Old Nation Brewing Co Arch Enemy Chocolate Stout
Epic Brewing Quadruple Barrel Big Bad Baptist (2018)
Bell's Brewery Double Two Hearted
Harpoon Brewery IPA
Harpoon Brewery Oktoberfest
Dildo Brewing Co Stout Dildo
Pigeon Hill Brewing Co Cinna-Gram on French Toast

Publish Date: 12/15/2019


As special guest hosts Ed and Wendy come on the show, Jack Zetouna of the (mentioned many times) Zetouna Liquor store in Rochester Hills comes on the show to share some bourbon, some Bourbon County, and his thoughts on the business of pour houses, chasing beers, and the industry as a whole.  We discuss how far you'd go to chase a beer and we break down the time to beer ratio.  

When Wendy invokes Toppling Goliath KBBS, Ken heads over to one of his favorite secondary market websites and plays a game of Price is Right with cost of some Toppling Goliath beers in the secondary market.  

All this and more on episode 203 of Better on Draft

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DRANK ON SHOW
1792 Full Proof Single Barrel (Made for Zetouna Liquor)
Detroit City Distillery Butcher's Cut Bourbon
Coppercraft Distillery Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Cafe de Olla Stout
Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Mon Cheri Stout
TUPPS Brewery Full Grown Man
Wild Leap Brew ETA IPA
Hubbard's Cave Fresh One Hop Simcoe Two Hop Citra IPA
Ascension Brewing Company Cinnamon Hazelnut Vanilla Gorilla Juice
Crooked Pecker Brewing Liquid White
Austin Brothers Beer Co Triple Berry Sourbet
John Crabbie & Co Original Alcoholic Ginger Beer
Cranker's Brewery Keto IPA
Odd Side Ales Deleterious

Publish Date: 12/7/2019


Eric from DeHops joins the show to chat about brewing in Michigan vs. Chicago, what types of beers to order at a bar, and Rob takes us through the news including the New Belgium buyout.  All that and more on this episode of Better on Draft

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DeHops Brewing Premium Lager
DeHops Brewing Rauchbier
DeHops Brewing Lil' Jus
DeHops Brewing Brahm's Best
Griffin Claw Brewing Flying Buffalo BA Modern Times Coffee
Dionysus Brewing Berlinersfield w/ Pink Guava
Harpoon Brewery Rec. League
Wolverine State Brewing Massacre
Brew Detroit Cold Brew Detroit
Dildo Brewing Blue Eyed Buoy

Publish Date: 11/27/2019


Eric from DeHops joins the show to chat about brewing in Michigan vs. Chicago, what types of beers to order at a bar, and Rob takes us through the news including the New Belgium buyout.  All that and more on this episode of Better on Draft

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DeHops Brewing Lil' Jus
DeHops Brewing Brahm's Best
Griffin Claw Brewing Flying Buffalo BA Modern Times Coffee
Dionysus Brewing Berlinersfield w/ Pink Guava
Harpoon Brewery Rec. League
Wolverine State Brewing Massacre
Brew Detroit Cold Brew Detroit
Dildo Brewing Blue Eyed Buoy

Publish Date: 11/27/2019


Doug takes the long trip down I-75 from Gaylord Michigan to bring us some tasty beers!  He wins bonus points for bringing an altbier for Ken, while they discuss traveling in Michigan during the winter, deer season, and self distribution.  Talks about the journey from home brewing to production brewing and re-opening a Michigan staple that at one point had 4 breweries including one in Texas.  The change in recipes and being in a craft beer desert.  Listen to this discussion and more!

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BEERS DRANK ON SHOW
Epic Brewing Co Big Bad Baptist Chocolate Rapture
New Holland Brewing Dragon's Milk Reserve Banana Coconut
Pohjala Cherry Banger
Big Buck Brewery Alpine Alt
Big Buck Brewery Moonless Night
Big Buck Brewery Tree Stand Pils
Big Buck Brewery Kayak Attack
Big Buck Brewery Straight Out the Kitchen
Ellison Brewery + Spirits Morally Compromised
Foulmouthed Brewing Horse of a Different Color
Crooked Pecker Brewing ADHDJ
Yuengling Brewery Black & Tan
Harpoon Brewery Flannel Friday

Publish Date: 11/16/2019


Doug takes the long trip down I-75 from Gaylord Michigan to bring us some tasty beers!  He wins bonus points for bringing an altbier for Ken, while they discuss traveling in Michigan during the winter, deer season, and self distribution.  Talks about the journey from home brewing to production brewing and re-opening a Michigan staple that at one point had 4 breweries including one in Texas.  The change in recipes and being in a craft beer desert.  Listen to this discussion and more!

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Epic Brewing Co Big Bad Baptist Chocolate Rapture
New Holland Brewing Dragon's Milk Reserve Banana Coconut
Pohjala Cherry Banger
Big Buck Brewery Alpine Alt
Big Buck Brewery Moonless Night
Big Buck Brewery Tree Stand Pils
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Ellison Brewery + Spirits Morally Compromised
Foulmouthed Brewing Horse of a Different Color
Crooked Pecker Brewing ADHDJ
Yuengling Brewery Black & Tan
Harpoon Brewery Flannel Friday

Publish Date: 11/16/2019


We brought back the guests from episode 100 to chat and give us some updates on the industry.  We talk about the issues with Michigan laws, the kind of party it would be if all the alcoholic guilds of the state got together and threw one big festival, and we discuss some serious solutions the problems we may forsee in the future.  

200 episodes ago I would not have imagined having the following we have today, the friends I've made along the way, and the support from both the fans and industry as we continue to lead as the best Friday night podcast about beer in Metro Detroit!  

So pop that 40 and join us for this very special (and long) episode.  

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BEERS DRANK ON SHOW
ROAK French Toast Devil Dog
ROAK Little Saint Nick Cranberry Gose
ROAK Hopgazer
Bell's Double Two Hearted Ale
Two Roots Brewing Co New West IPA
Two Roots Brewing Co Tropical Infamy Wheat
Pabst Brewing Company Stroh's
Nowhere In Particular: Batch Number 035: Strawberry Tangerine Sorbet IPA
Samuel Adams Oaked Vanilla Porter
Samuel Adams KMF Nectarine Gose
Samuel Adams Coffee Pale Ale
Drekker Brewing Company Pizza Toots
Rochester Mills Beer Co Leroy
Pipeworks Brewing Company Emerald Grouper
Woodland Empire Ale Craft After the Love Has Gone
Ursula Brewery Scary Stories
Upper Hand Brewery Laughing Fish
John Smith's Newcastle Brown Ale
3 Floyds Brewing Company Robert the Bruce

Publish Date: 11/9/2019


Prior to the Detroit Fall Beer Festival put on the by the Michigan Brewers Guild, we invited a lot of out of town brewers to come into studio to chat about their brewery, try some of their beers, and see what's going on in their tap rooms! 

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Segment 1 - Middlecoast

Segment 2 - Michigan Brewers Guild President Scott Newman Bale

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Publish Date: 11/6/2019


We entered the Griffin Claw Brewery in Birmingham Michigan the night before their Flying Buffalo Release to get a sneak peak at all the flavors of Flying Buffalo.  We discuss the most recent fall beer festival, legislation in the state of Michigan, and drop some huge bombs about the future of Griffin Claw!  Thanks to Shannon from Brew Export for stopping by and being our fourth host as we knew that these beers were going to come in at a high ABV and best to be shared!

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Publish Date: 11/2/2019


Prior to the Detroit Fall Beer Festival put on the by the Michigan Brewers Guild, we invited a lot of out of town brewers to come into studio to chat about their brewery, try some of their beers, and see what's going on in their tap rooms! 

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Segment 1 - BEARDS

Segment 2 - Watermark Brewing

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Publish Date: 10/30/2019


Prior to the Detroit Fall Beer Festival put on the by the Michigan Brewers Guild, we invited a lot of out of town brewers to come into studio to chat about their brewery, try some of their beers, and see what's going on in their tap rooms!  This episode will have:

Segment 1 - Barrel + Beam
Segment 2 - Midland Brewing

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Publish Date: 10/28/2019


As their beer fest is going on, Matt, Rob, and Nick are running the outside while Ken runs a couple of interviews inside.  Talking about festivals, trends, struggles, and catching up, this episode is a fresh break from our normal one!  Grab a listen and check out a couple of twenty minute interviews.

Segment 1 - Rochester Mills and Brew Detroit

Segment 2 - Altes

Segment 3 - Rustic Leave and Redline

Segment 4 - Fillmore 13 and River Rouge.

Segment 5 - Hosts wsg Harry from Brewz Brothaz




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Publish Date: 10/23/2019


With Nick and Matt having the week off, Rob and Ken bring in a special treat a little different than your normal show with Urban Embodiment!  We chat about their upcoming Mobile Bartending competition, and how the company got started promoting local businesses in the Detroit and areas that surround it.  We talk about mixed drinks, why Ken doesn't like Tipsy Bartender, and we even talk about some of the lost times as we were younger going to Wheels Inn and Bois Blanc Island.  Check out this episode now and don't forget we are pouring for ROAK and Ellison on Friday night at the Fall Beer Festival and Saturday at ROAK.

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Publish Date: 10/19/2019




Publish Date: 10/15/2019


Jeremy and Ryan come in Studio while their partner joined us in the live chat (which you can join us each and every Friday at www.facebook.com/betterondraft at 7:00pm EST)  We talk about them being the fourth brewery in the city of St Clair shores, and we discuss so much more from all you can drink bars to what a 15% ABV Cider is.  

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Publish Date: 10/12/2019


We bring in Brett, Brandon, and Josh all the way from the other side of the state at Elk Brewing o come out and throw down Episode 195. From ESB to Kölsch, to Peanut butter Porter, we chatted about being in a saturated market, moving to new ownership, what's sessionable, and whether or not we really care about beer ratings. We gave away $20 as well as a Michigan Beer Box! A ton of fun and you can check it out on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, and many others!

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Publish Date: 10/5/2019


With Ken gone, Rob runs the board, and while runs into a little audio issue, the whole episode is ready to go for you! Check it out as the crew catch up with Joe from Liberty Street and how things have progressed since they've stopped distro.

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Publish Date: 9/28/2019


Ken arrives late Friday night from Missouri so the show didn't start until 10pm, but that just means we get to bring in our Event recapper Ed to talk about The Great Taste of the Midwest, Burning Foot Beer Festival, and the Summer and UP Beer Festival in Michigan!  

We blindly rate Oktoberfest beers and go over the big news including the mergers, buyouts, tax liens, and Matt's online discussion with Larry Bell.

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Publish Date: 9/21/2019


No guest in studio this week means we hit the news hard including talking about the investment of Rochester Mills Production Facility, the merger of Dark Horse with ROAK, we give away $20 gift card live on air, and we try to see the difference between Well 43, M 43, and a mystery 'aged' New England IPA

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Publish Date: 9/14/2019


Without any guests we discuss the big news for the week, including the huge purchase/investment into Founders, Matt challenges us to NCAA Football names and we try Natural Light Seltzers because why not?  All this and more on this light hearted episode of Better on Draft Learn more by listening to the show! Subscribe to our podcast at http://playpodca.st/betterondraft Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on Facebook Live. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm If you have a minute, please feel free to rate us on iTunes, we would truly appreciate it! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/better-on-draft-a-craft-beer-podcast/id1091124740?mt=2 www.twitter.com/betterondraft www.facebook.com/betterondraft www.untappd.com/bodpodcast www.youtube.com/c/betterondraft www.instagram.com/betterondraft SPOTIFY- https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

Publish Date: 9/1/2019


We are joined with Tom Block and his headbrewer over at Schoolcraft College as we chat about the brewing and distilling program and as it reaches its fourth year what new things are on the horizon including trying some of the crispest and cleanest beers we have ever had! Learn more by listening to the show! Subscribe to our podcast at http://playpodca.st/betterondraft Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on Facebook Live. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm If you have a minute, please feel free to rate us on iTunes, we would truly appreciate it! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/better-on-draft-a-craft-beer-podcast/id1091124740?mt=2 www.twitter.com/betterondraft www.facebook.com/betterondraft www.untappd.com/bodpodcast www.youtube.com/c/betterondraft www.instagram.com/betterondraft SPOTIFY- https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

Publish Date: 8/26/2019


We are joined by the ladies of Recolte Meads as we take an adventure into how a meadery started from a landlord dispute where in lieu of money the customer gave the landlord honey.  We try a bunch of different meads including a Tomato based mead that made a Bloody Mary.  We also look into this weeks news and try to help Matt with his neighbor problem.   Learn more by listening to the show! Subscribe to our podcast at http://playpodca.st/betterondraft Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on Facebook Live. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm If you have a minute, please feel free to rate us on iTunes, we would truly appreciate it! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/better-on-draft-a-craft-beer-podcast/id1091124740?mt=2 www.twitter.com/betterondraft www.facebook.com/betterondraft www.untappd.com/bodpodcast www.youtube.com/c/betterondraft www.instagram.com/betterondraft SPOTIFY- https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

Publish Date: 8/19/2019


After a few weeks off we are back in studio and this time Ed from Salt Springs joins us in studio to talk about his home brewing history, and we 'put on our big boy pants' and discuss the news and topics that have happened over the last few weeks including a recap of the Michigan Summer Beer Festival Learn more by listening to the show! Subscribe to our podcast at http://playpodca.st/betterondraft Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on Facebook Live. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm If you have a minute, please feel free to rate us on iTunes, we would truly appreciate it! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/better-on-draft-a-craft-beer-podcast/id1091124740?mt=2 www.twitter.com/betterondraft www.facebook.com/betterondraft www.untappd.com/bodpodcast www.youtube.com/c/betterondraft www.instagram.com/betterondraft SPOTIFY- https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

Publish Date: 8/3/2019


Shamus and John from EMBC come into the studio to talk about their drive to change the laws in Michigan, we drink some of their amazing NEIPA's, and we go further into what pop culture brand would make you want to buy their beer!  That and more in this episode of Better on Draft!

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Publish Date: 7/20/2019


Pulled from episode 186, this is our summer time draft special where we draft beers based on occasions, styles, and wants/needs.

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Publish Date: 7/13/2019


This week we discuss the rise and fall of Cellarmen's, beer trends we saw (and didn't see), and Matt sets up the summer time draft for beers to drink for every occasion.  We toast some delicious Michigan beers and we talk about the rise of non-alcohols, sober drinking trends, and the powerhouse that is White Claw.  

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Publish Date: 7/13/2019


On this July 4th edition of Better on Draft, writer Ed joins Matt, Rob, and Ken as they go over the weeks news, we get hard numbers for how much beer is not selling, and Ken challenges the other three to an adult spelling bee.   Learn more by listening to the show! Subscribe to our podcast at http://playpodca.st/betterondraft   Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on Facebook Live. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm   If you have a minute, please feel free to rate us on iTunes, we would truly appreciate it! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/better-on-draft-a-craft-beer-podcast/id1091124740?mt=2   www.twitter.com/betterondraft www.facebook.com/betterondraft www.untappd.com/bodpodcast www.youtube.com/c/betterondraft www.instagram.com/betterondraft SPOTIFY- https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

Publish Date: 7/7/2019


Rob, Ken, and Matt talk about the three tier system, and rise and fall of some breweries in the state, how the local brewpub is turning into the local watering hole removing the local dive bar, and Matt has his plan to fix the three tier system! Packed and loaded with banter and discussion on the state of the industry and ideas to improve it and more, right here in Episode 184

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Publish Date: 6/29/2019


Robb and Jason come down to Royal Oak to discuss the opening of their new brewery Tenacity Craft in Detroit, MI. They talk about opening up the brewery in Flint, dealing with the water crisis, and we try some distilled beer. Watch our reactions as we try the base and what they turned it into, and follow on the journey as we talk a little bit about the future of their craft beer and how their expanding into more than just beer.

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Publish Date: 6/22/2019


It's that time!  We made it to Holland, MI to check out Brewery 4 Two 4!  Ed, Ken, and Matt interview Dave, owner and head brewer about his career into the brewing industry, what made them choose Holland, and how "4 Two 4" came to be.  We talk about the industry as we try nearly 20 of his beers during the show!

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Publish Date: 6/17/2019


Nick and Rob needed a break so we brought Ed in here to chat with Brian and Eric from Phillips Orchards. Eric is a former brewer at Ozones and Brian's family has owned the orchards for over 160 years! We discuss the want to get into the hard cider game, the competition, and how they have been doing since they opened in March. Eric talks about bringing his brand of beer making into cider making and they discuss the future of what you can (and can't do) with a winemakers license.

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Publish Date: 6/8/2019


Ken was in Dallas Texas for a week so he sits down with Victor from Dallas Beer Talk (SEE VIDEO HERE) and don't forget to subscribe to them over at SoundCloud.

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Publish Date: 6/6/2019


Andrew of Rusted Crow joins us to talk about liquor, cocktails, Michigan Moonshine, and we discuss the caloric intake of booze, proper cocktails to make with Rusted Crow, and Matt tests our flavors to see if we like Founders Solid Gold, Bell's Lager of the Lakes, Short's Local Light, or a surprise Macro beer.  What did we choose?  Could we be good BJCP judges?  Join us on podcast!

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Publish Date: 6/1/2019


Ken is riding solo during part 1 of the World Expo of Beer show.  This trio of interviews involves some great local brewers including Bo from Fillmore 13, Andrew and John from Witch's Hat, Doug from Big Buck, Nick from Cheboygan, Connor from Grand Armory, and Tim from Rummel Insurance!  We learn everything from brewing, to the competition, to what we think needs to change about Michigan festivals!  You have to listen to learn!

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Publish Date: 5/28/2019


Another trio of interviews between the two days as Tyler from Loggers, Aaron from Lumber Barons, Nicole from Forgotten Ciders, and Cody from Oracle brewing all sit down with Ken to chat about the festival, Oracle brings some samples for us to try, and Aaron from Lumber Barons delivers us some beer!  Matt from Michigan Beer Box / Better on Draft joins us for the Forgotten Ciders episode while Nick finally shows up for the Oracle Brewing portion

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Publish Date: 5/28/2019


Part 3 of our 4 part World Expo of Beer brings in some more great brewers!  Dana from B. Nektar talks about mead and cider within the confines of the industry, Michael from Saugatuck joins us to talk about the purchase of Gonzo's, and Wob and Phil from Mitten Brewing sit down to chat about beer.  It starts with Nick and Ken for the first two episodes and as Ken leaves, Ed joins Nick to finish the interviews

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Publish Date: 5/28/2019


The final installment of our weekend at the WEB and while Ken is away, Nick and Ed party!  The first episode for Ellison involves a cast of characters including Ellison, M4CIC, Brew Detroit, and Drafting Table.  It ends with Steve from Frankenmuth Brewing to put a cherry on the top of the yearly festival in Frankenmuth!  Check it out here!

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Publish Date: 5/28/2019


As Ken made his way back from South Carolina, Rob misses one of the biggest news stories ever with the Boston Beer Co Merger, Wes and Marty from Odd Side and Kathy (their mother) join us to chat about the long list of beers (as we try nearly everyone OSA makes), Matt tries to best us in a game of Better on Draft Bingo, and we ask the O'Leary's some embarrassing questions!

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Publish Date: 5/11/2019


Matt, Ken, Rob, and Nick talk with Gary and Gordy from Cadillac Straits and opening up a brewery in Madison Heights. From a welcoming city to a great start as a homebrew shop, Cadillac Staits is gearing towards a June opening. Rob gives us some news updates while Matt challenges us on to 5 Questions with a mystery beer!

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Publish Date: 5/4/2019


Matt, Nick, Ken, and Rob run to No Rules Day where they interview John and Connor where we talk about removing No Rules from distro, how the event plans on going, and a little bit more about big beers in smaller vessels.

 

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Publish Date: 4/28/2019


We start off episode 174 with a phone call from one of the owners of M4 CIC who talks to us about craft beers, high-end imports and ciders, and bringing the delicious liquid to the masses! He ends the call telling us his favorite non-Michigan distro'd brewery and we hope he can make his own dream come true! Bryan and Jenny are in studio from M4 to continue the conversation and they bring Kyle from Upland Brewing to chat about Upland, their sour program, and we discuss topics about being on the road, choosing beers at events, and we even learn about a new style of beer thanks to our friends at Redline Brewing, Chicha Time which was a Mexican Style Corn Beer. We also chat about crazes and if/when you should drink the beer.

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Publish Date: 4/20/2019


With the studio out of power, we bring you episode #11 of the Brewz Brothaz which you can listen to over at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-brewz-brothaz-better-on-draft/id1443234432?mt=2 as they interview the Diversity director of Founders Brewing amidst the allegations of racism within the workplace.  

 

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Publish Date: 4/13/2019


Matt, Ken, and Jenna welcome Dave and Jess from Youngblood Vineyard to open our mind about wine!  We sip on a nice Pinot Noir and drink some beers in between as they explain their first few years in the wine making business, and how 3 years of growing and producing will finally yield their first wine which will be available Memorial Day Weekend right at the Vineyard!  Grab some wine, don't be too expensive, and watch those labels!  Learn more by listening to the show!

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Publish Date: 4/6/2019


New host Jenna, Matt, Ken, and writer Ed join us as we make our trip west on I-96 heading to Brewery Becker, Aberrant Ales, and Old Nation! Listen to the show and learn about our antics!

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Publish Date: 3/29/2019


Jenna (TheBrewLocker) officially joins the team as the fifth member of our show. She surprises us with her own version of five questions, and we discuss topics and news of the beer industry today. Light hearted and fun. Don't forget we are off next week so no live show, BUT there will be a show featuring Adam of Aberrant Ales, Matt of Brewery Becker, and Travis of Old Nation that we recorded last week! We hope you enjoy it

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Publish Date: 3/24/2019


Ron, Lauren, Kim, and Kyle, owners of the Detroit Mobile Bar join us in studio to chat about entrepreneurship, how they came up with the name, mascot, and creation of the Detroit Mobile Bar, and what they hope they can do over the next few years with this one of a kind idea! No news or game segment this week as the conversation took us to draft cocktails and the service industry!

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Publish Date: 3/16/2019


Aaron and Chuck from ROAK join us to talk about the industry, how they can stay friends with their opponents in the work force and continue to bring each other up. They talk about the future of ROAK and we dive deep into the CANAarchy model to see if maybe ROAK could follow it. We discuss their previous artwork prior to Aaron/Chuck's time in the company, and we talk about life on the road as a salesman.

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Publish Date: 3/10/2019


Zane Lamprey calls in to chat about his travels, we call him out for never coming to Michigan for any of his shows, and he talks about his new show Four Sheets as well as how to buy some of his clothing line which helps plants trees. He also gives us his best hangover cure!.

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Publish Date: 3/10/2019


As we raise Baffin into the rafters for being two time March Draftness champs, Joe Dowd joins us to talk about contract brewing, distribution, and we begin a conversation on how to become more inclusive of both women in the industry and Black Brew Culture. The topic starts as Rob realizes that he was one of very few black people at the Winter Beer Festival. We begin to break down further how to remove the barriers that face minority groups in the industry from presumptions to how to be more inclusive.

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Publish Date: 3/3/2019


A few weeks ago, Ken and Matt joined the Nerds with Alcohol group to hop on their show to talk a bit more about nerdy things including the Oscars. Here is their snippet:

 

We were on their show a few weeks ago and had such a good time we wanted to have them on our show. We talk about all sorts of nerdy stuff as well as the Better On Draft show and a new project they just launched, the MI Beer Box, which is like Loot Crate for Michigan craft brewery lovers. You can check them out at betterondraft.com. To subscribe to MI Beer Box, or to get more information, go to mibeerbox.com.

 

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Publish Date: 2/26/2019


Kevin and Alex, sales reps of Founders Brewing join us in our Detroit Studio to discuss distribution allocation, and pushing the updates of how well Founders has been doing including the new brewery celebrating its one year anniversary!

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Publish Date: 2/17/2019


No guest and Nick is on weather duty for DTE, Rob, Matt, and Ken sit together to talk about restaurant taboo's, beer news, and what trends Thrillist said needed to end in beer in 2016 and match it up with what they said in 2019.

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Publish Date: 2/9/2019


While Episode 163 was being recorded in Detroit, Ken was visiting Dan down in Phoenix where they met up with Eric from Tap That AZ, and Arizona based craft beer podcast with well over 100 episodes covering the mass growth of craft beer down in Arizona!  This was the second of two special episodes recorded down there along with Episode 163.5 with our friends from The Shop Beer Co.  Check out both that episode and this one as we try AZ beer and learn the differences between the scenes! 

 

 

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Publish Date: 2/3/2019


Beerstagram star @TheBrewLocker joins us to talk about her foray into craft beer, gives us a social media lesson, and a surprise appearance by Jon Piepenbrok helps us break down the mindset of a distro rep, we talk about kids in bars, and we gamble on some prop bets.  

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Publish Date: 2/3/2019


Compliments of Tap That AZ Podcast, we were able to record a live interview with the folks from The Shop Beer Co.  We discuss their beginnings, how they've stayed together for so long, and why we don't see too many big beers in Arizona.  We try some of their amazing beers along with bringing some delicious beers from Michigan for them to try.

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Publish Date: 1/30/2019


Donavon from Paw Paw joins the guys as well as our online blogger Ed Norton who does our reviews. The boys shared some of Paw Paws “complex as hell” beer and share their thoughts. We also talk the news as well as the launch of - our new subscription service- Mi Beer Box

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Publish Date: 1/29/2019


This special edition of Better on Draft is actually episode six of The Brewz Brothaz, a podcast also hosted by Better on Draft Media!  Check out their other episodes and subscribe over at 

 

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Publish Date: 1/20/2019


Nick the brewer joins us from Black Lotus to talk about the Brew Pub Club and the updates to Black Lotus including their new canning line and moving away from growlers. He tells us what it was like to work on a cruise ship as a musician and we discuss the parts of the government shutdown effecting beer while Matt tries to find every way around the system.

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Publish Date: 1/20/2019


The 2018 Ashley's Throwwdown Challenge Champions, Canton Brew Works, joins our program along with Erik from Ashley's to discuss the updates of Canton since their humble beginnings, we get an update from Barry about the business since they were last on our show 2.5 years ago, and we predict the 2019 Ashley's Throwdown Challenge!

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Publish Date: 1/5/2019


We invited the Nerds With Alcohol Show to join us for our final episode of the year. We get into pop culture, try to guess who charges the most for personalized messages, and go over the key movies to watch as a human being. We also drink some delicious beer along the way!

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Publish Date: 12/29/2018


Ben from Two James Spirits joins us for this episode to talk about Detroit's first distillery since prohibition, and how craft cocktails and local liquor is starting to rise in our state. He teaches us the proper ways to drink each drink, the best mixers, and how to shop for yourself or a family member. For a beer only drinker, this is a must-listen as we hammer down how to approach liquor when you don't drink it that much!

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Publish Date: 12/22/2018


We start off the show with Kaylan from Founders (formerly Ellison) talking about her exit from the industry and re-acclimation back into it as the sales rep from Lansing. Alex joins us as the Metro Detroit rep during the second and third segment as we discuss further the industry, favorite spots in Lansing and Detroit, and when you should (or shouldn't) age your beer!

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Publish Date: 12/15/2018


Stephen from Batch Brewing and Dave from Good Pour stop by to chat about the industry and how to improve both locally and globally. We discuss topics like beer groups, ratings, and charity! This full two hour interview goes into depth about all of the work Stephen does to make this business thrive.

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Publish Date: 12/8/2018


Ryan and returning guest Kuma of Cultivate in Ypsilanti join us to talk about their non-profit gypsy brewery in which they have a full service bar, restaurant, and do a bunch for the community! A must-visit place in Ypsilanti when you’re in town!

Dan Riley from Axle stops in for segments two and three to talk about their upcoming Chinese Christmas Dinner, tickets available at https://livernoistap.pingg.com/festivus2018?fbclid=IwAR3zjezmCzcHXULnRhaw1VgGrJk2EfY2JmqD8N4GUVzibuH4ekL9WJMCiME

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Publish Date: 12/2/2018


With Rob still absent, Ken, Matt, and Nick take on the task to try all eight Flying Buffalo variants on this (why's it gotta be) Black Friday edition of Better on Draft. Kyle sits down with us to talk a bit about the future of Griffin Claw, how they're doing in their infancy, and what's going on in the future of the business!

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Publish Date: 11/25/2018


With Rob out doing the lords work, Matt, Ken, and Nick are left to interview local CBS and self proclaimed beerfluencer Houston (https://www.instagram.com/urbanbeersnob/). Ken picks up the slack with the news, and Matt challenges the studio to “5 Questions"

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Publish Date: 11/17/2018


The crew is all back together for the 153rd episode of Better of Draft! Kevin from North Center Brewing and Harry from the Brewz Brothaz are live in studio! Matt kicks off the show by drinking from a bowl. Rob covers the news. Matt challenges the studio to “5 Questions.

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Publish Date: 11/10/2018


Travis has done it all!  Even started the New England IPA Craze here in Michigan, but what happens when more people want the beer he makes but can't make enough?  That's where Joe and Brew Detroit comes in.  Learn about the history of brewing between these two including Joe's humble start in the 1970's at Stroh's, along with his journey leading him to one of the largest craft breweries in the country, Boston Beer Co, and how he ended back here in Detroit!  

 

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Publish Date: 10/21/2018


It may be rainy outside, but it’s hot inside for Episode 150! Nick from Cheboygan Brewing Company is live in studio! The crew covers news including the beer line-up paging tribute to local soda maker Faygo and internet sales of wines and how it could impact beer markets. Matt challenges the studio to “5 Questions.”

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Publish Date: 10/13/2018


Better On Draft celebrates its third year anniversary in style bringing in the biggest hit brewery of 2018 as Drafting Table Brewing Company joins them to drink some great beers including the illusive Mallow! Check out the video and see how we felt about the beer!

 

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Publish Date: 10/7/2018


Jeremiah from the USPBL joins us to talk about Jimmy John's Field and Better on Drafts upcoming Brew & Fall Festival https://uspbl.com/promotions/third-annual-brew-fall-fest/

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Publish Date: 9/29/2018


Episode 147 has a full studio, as we return back to Royal Oak! Kickstand Brewing Company is life in studio! Listen in as we talk multiple topics including New England IPAs, Matt gets the punishment beer for Week 2 of the NFL Fantasy Football season, and The Wheel makes its Better on Draft debut!   Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on Facebook Live. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm   If you have a minute, please feel free to rate us on iTunes, we would truly appreciate it! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/better-on-draft-a-craft-beer-podcast/id1091124740?mt=2   www.twitter.com/betterondraft www.facebook.com/betterondraft www.untappd.com/bodpodcast www.youtube.com/c/betterondraft www.instagram.com/betterondraft SPOTIFY- https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

Publish Date: 9/22/2018


On Friday we had Joe on from Liberty Street Brewing Co to discuss the closing of the production facility and moving away from distribution, we discuss a little bit about the news of the week, and Matt treats us to some new studio 5 Questions including Guess That Beer!

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Publish Date: 9/17/2018


In Angela's final episode she teases us with a mystery beer to tell us where she is going, we french press some Griffin Claw, and we say goodbye! Shed a tear and crack that beer!

 

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Publish Date: 9/11/2018


We are live every Friday night at 7pm EST on our Facebook page, join us on Facebook Live! Ken and the crew talk about how they got into craft beer and how it has brought them to the show.  Their passions, the ones that got away, and the one that showed them the way!  We learn this, and Matt makes us try to guess four mystery beers by telling us which ones there are, but not which cups he poured them into!  A fun light hearted show for everyone!

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Publish Date: 9/2/2018


We are live every Friday night at 7pm EST on our Facebook page, join us on Facebook Live! Ken and the crew talk about how they got into craft beer and how it has brought them to the show.  Their passions, the ones that got away, and the one that showed them the way!  We learn this, and Matt makes us try to guess four mystery beers by telling us which ones there are, but not which cups he poured them into!  A fun light hearted show for everyone!
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Publish Date: 9/2/2018


We are live every Friday night at 7pm EST on our Facebook page, join us on Facebook Live! Another full house in the studio for Episode 143! Adam and Jay from Hopcat Royal Oak are live in the studio! The studio talks news with the guests, which includes discussion about a significant brewery closing. An in-depth talk about Styles takes place in the final segment. Plus, Matt makes a huge announcement! Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on Facebook Live. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

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Publish Date: 8/25/2018


THE LOST EPISODE IS BACK!!!!!

We are live every Friday night at 7pm EST on our Facebook page, join us on Facebook Live! Episode 121 was a surprise to everyone in studio as we had plans to be at the Winter Beer Festival in Grand Rapids Michigan, but mother nature had other plans for us! Join us as we talk about the brewers guild response, what we used to do on other cancelled days like school, we go over the news, and Matt tries to lay some trickery in this weeks five questions. Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on Facebook Live. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm If you have a minute, please feel free to rate us on iTunes, we would truly appreciate it! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/better-on-draft-a-craft-beer-podcast/id1091124740?mt=2

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Publish Date: 8/19/2018


We are live every Friday night at 7pm EST on our Facebook page, join us on Facebook Live! Andy answers our tough home brewing questions as we talk about his upcoming brewery on site, the trends of home brewing vs. production brewing, and what he sees in the future of craft beer! Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on Facebook Live. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

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Publish Date: 8/19/2018


We are live every Friday night at 7pm EST on our Facebook page, join us on Facebook Live! Andy answers our tough home brewing questions as we talk about his upcoming brewery on site, the trends of home brewing vs. production brewing, and what he sees in the future of craft beer! Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on Facebook Live. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm
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Publish Date: 8/19/2018


We are live every Friday night at 7pm EST on our Facebook page, join us on Facebook Live! This past week we had Jeff and Kat from Jamex Brewing giving us a one year update on their brewery, how they're doing, the struggles they've had, and the future of the brewery as they join the brewers guild!   Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on Facebook Live. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

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Publish Date: 8/4/2018


Our guest from the Dequindre Cut Freight Yard comes in to discuss the Detroit riverfront conservancy, opening an outdoor venue off the beaten path, and the challenges it faces. We also discuss the ventures of Brut Detroit a wine and biergarten pop up. You can see the schedule of events at https://www.brutdetroit.com/events.   Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on Facebook Live. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

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Publish Date: 7/21/2018


The lack of having a guest doesn’t stop the Better on Draft crew for Episode 139! Ken shares a gift of beer with the studio. Rob talks about the recent news headlines. And Matt holds the 2nd Annual Better on Draft Summer Beer Draft!  Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

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Publish Date: 7/14/2018


The lack of having a guest doesn’t stop the Better on Draft crew for Episode 139! Ken shares a gift of beer with the studio. Rob talks about the recent news headlines. And Matt holds the 2nd Annual Better on Draft Summer Beer Draft!  Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm
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Publish Date: 7/14/2018


The crew is back (including Nick) for Episode 138! Hanging out with the crew tonight is Jeff from Tshirts.beer and Aaron from Brew Haus Media! Rob covers the news and asks the question “How would you modernize the 3-tier system” to the studio. Matt challenges the studio to an Independence Day (not the movie) edition of “5 Questions!”  Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

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Publish Date: 7/7/2018


The crew is back (including Nick) for Episode 138! Hanging out with the crew tonight is Jeff from Tshirts.beer and Aaron from Brew Haus Media! Rob covers the news and asks the question “How would you modernize the 3-tier system” to the studio. Matt challenges the studio to an Independence Day (not the movie) edition of “5 Questions!”  Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm
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Publish Date: 7/7/2018




Publish Date: 6/30/2018


Joe D comes in from Baffin to discuss 90’s hip hop, their introduction into distribution along with starting up distilling. We talk about the ‘independent’ label from the Brewers Association, how many people have drank themselves into their mug club, and how we retire their jersey into the rafters of Better on Draft as next year we will crown no matter what a new winner of the bracket challenge! 

 

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Publish Date: 6/23/2018


Joe D comes in from Baffin to discuss 90’s hip hop, their introduction into distribution along with starting up distilling. We talk about the ‘independent’ label from the Brewers Association, how many people have drank themselves into their mug club, and how we retire their jersey into the rafters of Better on Draft as next year we will crown no matter what a new winner of the bracket challenge!  Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm
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Publish Date: 6/23/2018


We hit you with a special point five episodes of Better on Draft where Hoppin Frog comes into studio to talk about their foray into Michigan, how their sessionable beers are at 6% minimum, and what the change of the Ohio law of max ABV has done for them.  Listen to the show and learn more about their humble beginnings and how they do their own spin on the best beers in the state!

 

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Publish Date: 6/21/2018


We hit you with a special point five episodes of Better on Draft where Hoppin Frog comes into studio to talk about their foray into Michigan, how their sessionable beers are at 6% minimum, and what the change of the Ohio law of max ABV has done for them.  Listen to the show and learn more about their humble beginnings and how they do their own spin on the best beers in the state! Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm
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Publish Date: 6/21/2018


Rob, Ken, and Matt are in studio talking about the world cup, how much money you spend at sporting events and concerts, and when you make a decision to be fiscally responsible and order the cheap beer, or if you’d rather just get a water Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

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Publish Date: 6/19/2018


Downey Brewing comes into the studio to talk about their brewery and how things have changed since their last trip in.  Filling their brewery with Yoga, comedy, and trivia, Downey talks about the trials of getting into self distro, Rob talks about the news, and Matt tricks us with a interesting five questions.

 

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Publish Date: 6/9/2018


Downey Brewing comes into the studio to talk about their brewery and how things have changed since their last trip in.  Filling their brewery with Yoga, comedy, and trivia, Downey talks about the trials of getting into self distro, Rob talks about the news, and Matt tricks us with a interesting five questions. Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm
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Publish Date: 6/9/2018


The show starts off with Rob and Ken in studio talking about the beer they are drinking, and slowly but surly more people come in. Matt joins us and we talk about game shows, but he then surprises us with Dan Riley from AXLE Brewing coming into the studio to try a coney dog pate (yes), some of their delicious beer, and we continue the discussion about Ferndale PRIDE, bad reviews on yelp and Untappd, and what the future holds for Axle. We also discuss deals that are made and what happens when someone decides to go back on their deal, and we also discuss a little bit about the crazy little threats and insults thrown at AXLE's way for being a supporter. Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

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Publish Date: 6/2/2018


The show starts off with Rob and Ken in studio talking about the beer they are drinking, and slowly but surly more people come in. Matt joins us and we talk about game shows, but he then surprises us with Dan Riley from AXLE Brewing coming into the studio to try a coney dog pate (yes), some of their delicious beer, and we continue the discussion about Ferndale PRIDE, bad reviews on yelp and Untappd, and what the future holds for Axle. We also discuss deals that are made and what happens when someone decides to go back on their deal, and we also discuss a little bit about the crazy little threats and insults thrown at AXLE's way for being a supporter. Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm
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Publish Date: 6/2/2018


Williamston International Festival of Lagers WIFOL.BEER Promo Code SHUTUPMATTBUSH for $5 off your ticket, and every ticket purchased under the promo code Better on Draft will donate $5 to Weekend Survival Kits Follow the journey that Travis and Mark bring us to talk about beer styles, the process, and the future of Old Nation.  Bringing in NEIPA to the state of Michigan coming from a true to style background, how Travis managed to continue to build a even bigger brewery than he could imagine.  Listen to him speak of his years before M-43, and we discuss the future of the craft beer industry in this two hour interview!

 

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Publish Date: 5/26/2018


Williamston International Festival of Lagers
WIFOL.BEER
Promo Code SHUTUPMATTBUSH for $5 off your ticket, and every ticket purchased under the promo code Better on Draft will donate $5 to Weekend Survival Kits
Follow the journey that Travis and Mark bring us to talk about beer styles, the process, and the future of Old Nation.  Bringing in NEIPA to the state of Michigan coming from a true to style background, how Travis managed to continue to build a even bigger brewery than he could imagine.  Listen to him speak of his years before M-43, and we discuss the future of the craft beer industry in this two hour interview! Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm
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Publish Date: 5/26/2018


Episode 131 starts off with our guests from SuperNatural Spirits and Brewing as we learn how they became the first ever drive thru brewery in Michigan (it's a pun, they aren't McDonald's folks), and we take an extended break and get into a food coma as we enjoy their food. Their beers are amazing, their food is amazing, and their story of passion and weirdness allow for this one of a kind brewery to be a spot you have to check out ASAP! Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

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Publish Date: 5/21/2018


Episode 131 starts off with our guests from SuperNatural Spirits and Brewing as we learn how they became the first ever drive thru brewery in Michigan (it's a pun, they aren't McDonald's folks), and we take an extended break and get into a food coma as we enjoy their food. Their beers are amazing, their food is amazing, and their story of passion and weirdness allow for this one of a kind brewery to be a spot you have to check out ASAP! Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm
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Publish Date: 5/21/2018


Episode 130 starts off great with Dan back in studio and our guest Ashley of Holiday Market. This aviation expert traded in the skys for Skyy (Get it?) He helps us discuss his feelings on the three tier system, the positives and negatives that he has to go through with it, and we discuss truth in advertising. Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

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Publish Date: 5/13/2018


Episode 130 starts off great with Dan back in studio and our guest Ashley of Holiday Market. This aviation expert traded in the skys for Skyy (Get it?) He helps us discuss his feelings on the three tier system, the positives and negatives that he has to go through with it, and we discuss truth in advertising. Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm
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Publish Date: 5/13/2018


An odd show in which we start with the news and stories and end with the interview!  We go into overtime to play a Kentucky Derby 5 Questions specialty and we discuss export laws and if you would pay for a monthly service that guaranteed the 12 biggest beers in Michigan.  Listen to our show and learn more!  

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Publish Date: 5/5/2018


An odd show in which we start with the news and stories and end with the interview! We go into overtime to play a Kentucky Derby 5 Questions specialty and we discuss export laws and if you would pay for a monthly service that guaranteed the 12 biggest beers in Michigan. Listen to our show and learn more! Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm
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Publish Date: 5/5/2018


Episode 128 has a full house of hosts and guests! The Brewz Brothaz are live in studio! Listen in as they talk about their growing group of craft beer fans and their first experiences with craft beer. We announce the winner of our 2nd Annual Brewery Bracket Challenge! The studio debates whether or not the NEIPA trend will continue further into 2018 and beyond.! Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

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Publish Date: 4/21/2018


Episode 128 has a full house of hosts and guests! The Brewz Brothaz are live in studio! Listen in as they talk about their growing group of craft beer fans and their first experiences with craft beer. We announce the winner of our 2nd Annual Brewery Bracket Challenge! The studio debates whether or not the NEIPA trend will continue further into 2018 and beyond.! Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm
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Publish Date: 4/21/2018


Episode 127 has a full studio tonight! Erik from Ashley’s Westland and Kerri and Miranda from B. Nektar are live in the studio! The studio debates the latest news from the Michigan Brewers Guild. Rob covers the news. The show goes beyond its normal run time with a special overtime segment! Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

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Publish Date: 4/14/2018


Episode 127 has a full studio tonight! Erik from Ashley’s Westland and Kerri and Miranda from B. Nektar are live in the studio! The studio debates the latest news from the Michigan Brewers Guild. Rob covers the news. The show goes beyond its normal run time with a special overtime segment! Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

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Publish Date: 4/14/2018


A near empty studio won't stop the Better on Draft crew as we return for Episode 126! The crew talks about a variety of topics including cracking rare beers during special events and waiting in line at beer events. Rob does the news with a special 2-segment version and asks the question "Can City City compete in an already saturated market in Michigan?" Also, Nick gets Ken to mute his own microphone! Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

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Publish Date: 4/7/2018


(VULGARITY WARNING) In Episode 125, Dark Horse Brewing’s Jon Pipenbrok graces us with his presence (2 weeks later than planned), as he brings his crazy hijinks (and a change in clothes) to the studio! He shares some pretty good beers with the studio, talks about his new experiences at Dark Horse Brewing, as well as what is coming up at the brewery. Round 1 of the 2018 Brewery Bracket Challenge concludes and Round 2 match ups are announced! Rob closes the show out with the news. We all also discuss Detroit Beer Week, Warren Big Beer Festival, and 4 Elf. Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

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Publish Date: 3/31/2018


Episode 124 has a packed house! Live in studio, Chris from Latitude 42 is back once again, sharing what big changes have happened for the Portage-based brewery. Rob covers the news, covering hazy beers and even more hazy beers. The studio debates whether or not Metro Detroit bars should stay open until 4:00 AM. The 2018 Brewery Bracket gets announced and the studio announces their picks! Plus, the announcement of the return of Detroit Beer Week! Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

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Publish Date: 3/26/2018


Episode 124 has a packed house! Live in studio, Chris from Latitude 42 is back once again, sharing what big changes have happened for the Portage-based brewery. Rob covers the news, covering hazy beers and even more hazy beers. The studio debates whether or not Metro Detroit bars should stay open until 4:00 AM. The 2018 Brewery Bracket gets announced and the studio announces their picks! Plus, the announcement of the return of Detroit Beer Week! Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm
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Publish Date: 3/26/2018


It’s a pre-St. Patty’s Day edition of Better on Draft! Episode 123 gives us a two segment version of the news with Rob. Matt challenges the studio to a blind taste test of American lagers! Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

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Publish Date: 3/18/2018


It’s finally not snowing in Southeastern Michigan, so the Better on Draft crew is ready to get back to business with Episode 122! Ryan from Brew Detroit is live in studio; listen as he talks about his role in a contract brewery. Matt challenges the studio to “Five Questions."

 

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Publish Date: 3/12/2018


It’s finally not snowing in Southeastern Michigan, so the Better on Draft crew is ready to get back to business with Episode 122! Ryan from Brew Detroit is live in studio; listen as he talks about his role in a contract brewery. Matt challenges the studio to “Five Questions.” Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm
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Publish Date: 3/12/2018


Episode 120 has a full house live in studio. The folks from Ypsi Alehouse are live in studio, as they share their experiences, backgrounds, and a lot of different beers.  Matt asks his five questions and we discuss the judging requirements of a BJCP judge, and we learn who sold Larry Bell his first piece of brewing equipment!  Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast.  We are also on your Spotify too!  https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

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Publish Date: 2/17/2018


Episode 120 has a full house live in studio. The folks from Ypsi Alehouse are live in studio, as they share their experiences, backgrounds, and a lot of different beers. Matt asks his five questions and we discuss the judging requirements of a BJCP judge, and we learn who sold Larry Bell his first piece of brewing equipment! Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm
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Publish Date: 2/17/2018


Episode 119 has a full studio and the crew from Dearborn Brewing is back in studio, after 2+ years since their first appearance! Dearborn Brewing talks about how business has been since the doors opened, including their two new brewers including one from Schoolcraft College Brewing and Distillation Technology! Ken talks about his recent beer endeavors in Asheville, North Carolina. Matt challenges the studio to a pre-Super Bowl edition of “5 Questions.” Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

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Publish Date: 2/3/2018


Episode 119 has a full studio and the crew from Dearborn Brewing is back in studio, after 2+ years since their first appearance! Dearborn Brewing talks about how business has been since the doors opened, including their two new brewers including one from Schoolcraft College Brewing and Distillation Technology! Ken talks about his recent beer endeavors in Asheville, North Carolina. Matt challenges the studio to a pre-Super Bowl edition of "5 Questions." Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm
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Publish Date: 2/3/2018


Episode 118 has a packed house! Max from Nowhere In Particular Brewing, along with Eric and Down from Blue Note Beverages are live in studio. We learn the definition of a Gypsy brewer and how their drifter attitude has allowed for so many delicious beers to be made, Rob covers the news, and Matt challenges the studio to a Boston/Philadelphia pop quiz. Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast. We are also on your Spotify too! https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

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Publish Date: 1/27/2018


Spencer from Dragonmead visits the studio for his second time as he discusses all of the collaborations they have done with Kuhnhenn, Brooks, and Hazen Schumaker to name a few.  We talk about what a small long time brewery with a small distro does as other breweries are encroaching in on their shelf space, and the potential for the bubble!  Don’t forget to listen to us live every Friday at 7pm EST on www.twitch.tv/bodpodcast.  We are also on your Spotify too!  https://open.spotify.com/show/0rofqU5VHPmEjcGLwJbocm

 

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Publish Date: 1/20/2018


A late start to a great show, Dan Riley of Axle Brewing comes in to discuss their newest beers with a political theme, the backlash and love they get for their decisions, and break into the best and worst beers of 2017 and the future of Axle Brewing in 2018!

 

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Publish Date: 1/13/2018


Episode 115 kicks off 2018 for Better on Draft! the crew talks about tipping at breweries and restaurants, Rob covers the news, and the studio offers their opinion on the 3-tier system in Michigan.

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Publish Date: 1/6/2018


It's the final episode of 2017 for Better on Draft!  The crew shares what beer gifts they got for Christmas.  Ken talks about the "beer black market" and how much people are willing to pay for beer.  Rob covers the news.  The crew reflects on 2017.

Publish Date: 12/30/2017


It's the final episode of 2017 for Better on Draft! The crew shares what beer gifts they got for Christmas. Ken talks about the "beer black market" and how much people are willing to pay for beer. Rob covers the news. The crew reflects on 2017.
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Publish Date: 12/30/2017


As Christmas is coming, we talk some news, play a fun new game of what I can only remember as Russian Brewlette. We talk about the news, the 99 pack of PBR from Quebec, and what we're looking forward to in the upcoming months beer wise! Kick back and listen!

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Publish Date: 12/24/2017


As Christmas is coming, we talk some news, play a fun new game of what I can only remember as Russian Brewlette. We talk about the news, the 99 pack of PBR from Quebec, and what we're looking forward to in the upcoming months beer wise! Kick back and listen!
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Publish Date: 12/24/2017


With no guest in studio, the five guys, sans Angela, were able to get through it talking about the beer industry, what they've learned, what has changed for them, and what they want to see in the future! Come check out this very laid back episode!

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Publish Date: 12/16/2017


With no guest in studio, the five guys, sans Angela, were able to get through it talking about the beer industry, what they've learned, what has changed for them, and what they want to see in the future! Come check out this very laid back episode!
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Publish Date: 12/16/2017


Another full studio this week as the family from Austin Bros Brewing in Alpena Michigan join us in studio to talk about how they got started, vacationing to Alpena as children all the way from California, and the difference between living in socal and Alpena!  Join us as we tried a plentiful amount of their beers, and we even French pressed a Black Note Stout from Bell’s with some Cinnamon Toast Crunch!  What did we think?  You have to listen to find out!



Publish Date: 12/9/2017


The studio for Episode 110 is the fullest its ever been! Eastern Market Brewing Company joins us in studio for the second time. We announce the winner of the Better on Draft New England IPA Challenge! We also announce our winners of the 1st ever Better on Draft Scholarship!



Publish Date: 12/2/2017


Jack is a little late as he makes his way back from Chicago, so Dan, Nick, Ken, Matt, and Angela begin to talk about the news, waiting in line for beer (and other items), and talk about the upcoming law changes in the state of Michigan!  

 

We bring back Brewlette as Jack joins us to talk beer, what's hot, and we learn more about the guests!



Publish Date: 11/25/2017


Owner Kevin and head brewer Dakota come in to discuss the 2.5 years North Center has been open, their struggles in picking a name, their upcoming introduction into distribution, and what they want to do in the coming years. They join Ken, Matt, Rob, and Nick to try their belgian tripel and imperial red, and talk about humble beginnings and working full time to support the brewery to not being there full time.

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Publish Date: 11/18/2017


Bo from Fillmore 13 joins the group as he brings two of his delicious beers, his double IPA (That Ken actually liked), and a double milk chocolate stout. Bo shares how he began brewing, how he attempts to stay traditional with his beer and let his next door neighbor do all of the crazy stuff, and talks about his history in Germany, Atwater, and Copper Canyon! Take a listen to how he got started and what he's doing to help revitalize Pontiac Michigan!

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Publish Date: 11/11/2017


When all the hosts are there and you have two guests, you have a packed house! Thank you to Tyler from Loggers for joining us and sharing your delicious beer, while most of the hosts (Ken doesn't count) love the Electric Squirrel IPA (story of the name in the show), the peanut oatmeal stout is definitely the winner.

Also Joe and Nick from HEARD Podcast / Nick Drinks join us to share some 2017 Bourbon County variants (Knob Creek and Northwood), and we talk about podcasting, legalities, and even dive into the spirit world!



Publish Date: 11/4/2017


Dan flies in from Arizona for another episode of Better on Draft where he, Ken, Rob, and Matt interview Eddie of River Rouge Brewing. We get a chance to touch on his brewing history in California and the choice to move back to Michigan to open up River Rouge Brewing! We got to try one of our favorite beers from his, one that we are hoping you try at the Detroit Fall Beer Festival next weekend! Tickets are still on sale at www.mibeer.com!  Stop by his booth and try the PB Express, which we mentioned on our 20 Beers To Try article!

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Publish Date: 10/21/2017


Matt, Ken, and Angela start off the show talking about Halloween parties, beers to drink, and go over some news to see if flights have jumped the shark!



Publish Date: 10/14/2017


Matt, Ken, and Angela start off the show talking about Halloween parties, beers to drink, and go over some news to see if flights have jumped the shark!

Publish Date: 10/14/2017


Matt, Ken, and Angela start off the show talking about Halloween parties, beers to drink, and go over some news to see if flights have jumped the shark!
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Publish Date: 10/14/2017


Last minute cancellation and everyone attending GABF, Rob, Matt, Nick, and Ken begin to break down the news of the week, both beer and non. We dive into the new MTV Show 90's House and Matt introduces a new version of "5 Questions". Listen to it live!

 

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Publish Date: 10/7/2017


With 18 years experience in the industry, Todd joins us to talk about his time at Stone, Copper Canyon, and Virginia before settling at a new site in Waterford.  With hopes of opening up Q1 2018, this site will have soccer pool, darts, and plenty of other fun things to do while you are sipping on one of their 18 or so tap handles!  Check them out at https://www.facebook.com/LittleGuyBrewing/



Publish Date: 9/30/2017


With 18 years experience in the industry, Todd joins us to talk about his time at Stone, Copper Canyon, and Virginia before settling at a new site in Waterford. With hopes of opening up Q1 2018, this site will have soccer pool, darts, and plenty of other fun things to do while you are sipping on one of their 18 or so tap handles! Check them out at https://www.facebook.com/LittleGuyBrewing/

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Publish Date: 9/30/2017




Publish Date: 9/23/2017


We celebrate episode 100 with some of the biggest supporters and friends of the show!  Jon Piepenbrok, Eric Briggeman, and Aaron Lanctot can't be controlled as jokes fly across the table, but that doesn't stop us from drinking delicious beers, ciders, and wine coolers (Thanks Eric).

 

Take a listen to this extended show as we relax, sit back, and talk to each other about festivals, the brewers guild, and what to do for the next 100!



Publish Date: 9/16/2017


We celebrate episode 100 with some of the biggest supporters and friends of the show!  Jon Piepenbrok, Eric Briggeman, and Aaron Lanctot can't be controlled as jokes fly across the table, but that doesn't stop us from drinking delicious beers, ciders, and wine coolers (Thanks Eric).
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Publish Date: 9/16/2017


One show away from triple digits! Episode 99 is just the Better on Draft crew, talking random stuff. Ken disappears from the show for an hour, Rob takes over the board and covers the news, and Matt challenges the crew to another round of "5 Questions."



Publish Date: 9/2/2017


While Ken is away, the crew will play! Dan makes a return on the show as they get the lowdown on one of the newest and best breweries to come out of Lansing, Ozone! Listen to how the name was made, what they're famous for, and those IPA people who show up and just ask for "the IPA". Listen to the whole show right here!



Publish Date: 8/26/2017


While Ken is away, the crew will play! Dan makes a return on the show as they get the lowdown on one of the newest and best breweries to come out of Lansing, Ozone! Listen to how the name was made, what they're famous for, and those IPA people who show up and just ask for "the IPA". Listen to the whole show right here!

Publish Date: 8/26/2017


While Ken is away, the crew will play! Dan makes a return on the show as they get the lowdown on one of the newest and best breweries to come out of Lansing, Ozone! Listen to how the name was made, what they're famous for, and those IPA people who show up and just ask for "the IPA". Listen to the whole show right here!

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Publish Date: 8/26/2017


Almost the entire crew is back in studio, including that part timer Nick, for Episode 97!  Michelle and Glenn from Mel's Toffee is live in studio with beer and toffee that pairs excellent with beer, including toffees made in collaboration with Right Brain Brewery and Dark Horse Dark Horse Brewing Company.

Publish Date: 8/19/2017


While Ken is away for the week, Rob, Matt, and Angela all are in studio with Drafting Table and J1 liquor to talk this weeks news, beer labels, and how to determine if a brewery is good or not.  Steve also drops a secret for listeners in the show, but you have to listen to hear what it is!  



Publish Date: 8/12/2017


Wes comes in and brings up some of Odd Sides top beers. Brandi, Lost Shaker, and Rye Hipster to name a few! Listen as he came into the industry and where his goals and aspirations are.



Publish Date: 8/5/2017


Wes comes in and brings up some of Odd Sides top beers. Brandi, Lost Shaker, and Rye Hipster to name a few! Listen as he came into the industry and where his goals and aspirations are.
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Publish Date: 8/5/2017


Jamex Brewing joins us along with the Detroit Free Press to talk about the Shorts investment and other news within the week!



Publish Date: 7/29/2017


We revive the old theme for a single time as we are recapping our time at the Michigan Brewers Guild which kicked our ass in both beer and heat!  We catch up on the news as well as look into the future of Better on Draft, as we talk the 14 beer trends that need to stop, and what 30 for 30 documentaries we'd love to see in the beer community.  



Publish Date: 7/23/2017


Old Nation gives us an update on their beer, their brand, and what is going on! Listen live!

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Publish Date: 7/15/2017


With a full studio, the brew review crew and Erik Smith bring us a long show filled with questions, info, and upcoming brew review information.

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Publish Date: 7/8/2017


With a full studio, the brew review crew and Erik Smith bring us a long show filled with questions, info, and upcoming brew review information.

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For more info on Ashley's Belgian Beer Festival go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/7th-annual-north-american-belgian-beer-festival-tickets-30469515140

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Publish Date: 7/8/2017


With a full studio, the brew review crew and Erik Smith bring us a long show filled with questions, info, and upcoming brew review information.
Visit the Brew Review Crew at their website http://www.brewreviewcrew.com/
For more info on Ashley's Belgian Beer Festival go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/7th-annual-north-american-belgian-beer-festival-tickets-30469515140
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Publish Date: 7/8/2017


With a full studio, the brew review crew and Erik Smith bring us a long show filled with questions, info, and upcoming brew review information.
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Publish Date: 7/8/2017


With Stephen Johnson and Shipwreck in, we talk beer, craft, and the upcoming brewery!  Listen live!



Publish Date: 7/1/2017


With Stephen Johnson and Shipwreck in, we talk beer, craft, and the upcoming brewery! Listen live!

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Publish Date: 7/1/2017


Even with a missed segment 1, the team regained composure and told a great job between the updates on Pure Brews America and Cellarmens, both early guests on the show!  Matt also throws a curveball with a craft beer!



Publish Date: 6/24/2017


Even with a missed segment 1, the team regained composure and told a great job between the updates on Pure Brews America and Cellarmens, both early guests on the show!  Matt also throws a curveball with a craft beer!

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Publish Date: 6/24/2017


The whole crew is back in studio for Episode 88.  George from New Belgium Brewing is live in studio with a special two segment interview, where he shares some of the new brews that were released this year.  And Matt challenges the studio to a new edition of "5 Questions."        

Publish Date: 6/17/2017


The whole crew is back in studio for Episode 88. George from New Belgium Brewing is live in studio with a special two segment interview, where he shares some of the new brews that were released this year. And Matt challenges the studio to a new edition of "5 Questions."

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Publish Date: 6/17/2017


The whole crew is back in studio for Episode 88. George from New Belgium Brewing is live in studio with a special two segment interview, where he shares some of the new brews that were released this year. And Matt challenges the studio to a new edition of "5 Questions."

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Publish Date: 6/17/2017


Episode 87 kicks off with a full house with the crew and return guests Downey Brewing Company!  Downey Brewing shares its experience after being open for 7 months and going strong.  The studio discusses the recent cease and desist order Dogfish Head Brewing had issued to a smaller brewery in Florida.  The show goes into overtime this week!  Matt challenges the studio to "5 Questions."



Publish Date: 6/10/2017


Episode 87 kicks off with a full house with the crew and return guests Downey Brewing Company! Downey Brewing shares its experience after being open for 7 months and going strong. The studio discusses the recent cease and desist order Dogfish Head Brewing had issued to a smaller brewery in Florida. The show goes into overtime this week! Matt challenges the studio to "5 Questions."

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Publish Date: 6/10/2017


Episode 87 kicks off with a full house with the crew and return guests Downey Brewing Company! Downey Brewing shares its experience after being open for 7 months and going strong. The studio discusses the recent cease and desist order Dogfish Head Brewing had issued to a smaller brewery in Florida. The show goes into overtime this week! Matt challenges the studio to "5 Questions."

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Publish Date: 6/10/2017


Great Lakes is in the house, and Ken got some Holy Moses!!!



Publish Date: 6/3/2017


Great Lakes is in the house, and Ken got some Holy Moses!!!

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Publish Date: 6/3/2017


Great Lakes is in the house, and Ken got some Holy Moses!!!

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Publish Date: 6/3/2017


It's starting to get warm in the studio with Episode 85! The boys from Midland Brewing Company are live in the studio. The crew talks about the latest brewery acquisitions. Another cease and desist is sent to another brewery. And the triumphant return of Matt's "5 Questions!"



Publish Date: 5/27/2017


It's starting to get warm in the studio with Episode 85! The boys from Midland Brewing Company are live in the studio. The crew talks about the latest brewery acquisitions. Another cease and desist is sent to another brewery. And the triumphant return of Matt's "5 Questions!"

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Publish Date: 5/27/2017


It's starting to get warm in the studio with Episode 85! The boys from Midland Brewing Company are live in the studio. The crew talks about the latest brewery acquisitions. Another cease and desist is sent to another brewery. And the triumphant return of Matt's "5 Questions!"

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Publish Date: 5/27/2017


The crew is back in studio with Episode 84!  Dan rejoins the cast from his time away in Phoenix.  Nick rejoins the cast from his brewery vacation and Detroit Zoo Brew visit.  Rob covers the news.  And the crew goes into an unprecedented overtime segment with Jack Zetouna, owner of Better on Draft sponsor Zetouna Liquor!



Publish Date: 5/20/2017


The crew is back in studio with Episode 84! Dan rejoins the cast from his time away in Phoenix. Nick rejoins the cast from his brewery vacation and Detroit Zoo Brew visit. Rob covers the news. And the crew goes into an unprecedented overtime segment with Jack Zetouna, owner of Better on Draft sponsor Zetouna Liquor!

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Publish Date: 5/20/2017


The crew is back in studio with Episode 84! Dan rejoins the cast from his time away in Phoenix. Nick rejoins the cast from his brewery vacation and Detroit Zoo Brew visit. Rob covers the news. And the crew goes into an unprecedented overtime segment with Jack Zetouna, owner of Better on Draft sponsor Zetouna Liquor!

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Publish Date: 5/20/2017




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Publish Date: 5/6/2017


The crew is back with Episode 81 of the Better on Draft Podcast.  Former U.S. Marine Greg, from the Chicago-based Veteran Beer Company, is live in studio.  Rob covers the news.  Matt challenges the studio to a military history edition of "5 Questions."



Publish Date: 4/29/2017


The crew is back with Episode 81 of the Better on Draft Podcast. Former U.S. Marine Greg, from the Chicago-based Veteran Beer Company, is live in studio. Rob covers the news. Matt challenges the studio to a military history edition of "5 Questions."

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Publish Date: 4/29/2017


The crew is back with Episode 81 of the Better on Draft Podcast. Former U.S. Marine Greg, from the Chicago-based Veteran Beer Company, is live in studio. Rob covers the news. Matt challenges the studio to a military history edition of "5 Questions."

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Publish Date: 4/29/2017


The crew is almost back to full strength for Episode 80!  Matt's favorite brewery, Griffin Claw Brewing Company, is in the house with their sales director, Kyle, live in studio.  Rob covers the latest news and talks about how rampant restaurants in Chattanooga, TN are selling to minors.  Matt plays "5 Questions" with a surprising mystery beer as one of the questions.



Publish Date: 4/22/2017


The crew is almost back to full strength for Episode 80! Matt's favorite brewery, Griffin Claw Brewing Company, is in the house with their sales director, Kyle, live in studio. Rob covers the latest news and talks about how rampant restaurants in Chattanooga, TN are selling to minors. Matt plays "5 Questions" with a surprising mystery beer as one of the questions.

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Publish Date: 4/22/2017


The crew is almost back to full strength for Episode 80! Matt's favorite brewery, Griffin Claw Brewing Company, is in the house with their sales director, Kyle, live in studio. Rob covers the latest news and talks about how rampant restaurants in Chattanooga, TN are selling to minors. Matt plays "5 Questions" with a surprising mystery beer as one of the questions.

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Publish Date: 4/22/2017


The weather is getting warmer in Metro Detroit, and so is the studio.  Rob starts the show off with some very interesting news articles.  The crew has a draft to select their top summer craft beers. 



Publish Date: 4/15/2017


The weather is getting warmer in Metro Detroit, and so is the studio. Rob starts the show off with some very interesting news articles. The crew has a draft to select their top summer craft beers.

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Publish Date: 4/15/2017


The weather is getting warmer in Metro Detroit, and so is the studio. Rob starts the show off with some very interesting news articles. The crew has a draft to select their top summer craft beers.

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Publish Date: 4/15/2017




Publish Date: 4/8/2017


Dan and Nick still MIA, Rob, Matt, and Ken will play!!!! And here we play a little longer on this overflow episode

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Publish Date: 4/8/2017


Dan and Nick still MIA, Rob, Matt, and Ken will play!!!!

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Publish Date: 4/8/2017


Dan and Nick still MIA, Rob, Matt, and Ken will play!!!! And here we play a little longer on this overflow episode

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Publish Date: 4/8/2017


Dan and Nick still MIA, Rob, Matt, and Ken will play!!!!

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Publish Date: 4/8/2017


Without Dan or Nick, the other four still manage to have a great show talking about a hidden gem in Fenton, MI.  



Publish Date: 4/1/2017


Without Dan or Nick, the other four still manage to have a great show talking about a hidden gem in Fenton, MI.

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Publish Date: 4/1/2017


The crew is back with a full table of beer (and food for Nick).  Aaron from Blue Note Beverage and Eric from Artisan XL are live in the studio as they share they share their experiences in the craft beer industry in Michigan, as well as abroad.  We announce the breweries who will be in the "Fermented 4" in the 1st ever Better on Draft Stout 16 Tournament and Rob covers the news.



Publish Date: 3/25/2017


The crew is back with a full table of beer (and food for Nick). Aaron from Blue Note Beverage and Eric from Artisan XL are live in the studio as they share they share their experiences in the craft beer industry in Michigan, as well as abroad. We announce the breweries who will be in the "Fermented 4" in the 1st ever Better on Draft Stout 16 Tournament and Rob covers the news.

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Publish Date: 3/25/2017


This is taken from episode #75 with Brewery Vivant as we discuss week 2 of the "Stout 16", which we have dubbed the IP-8.



Publish Date: 3/21/2017


This is taken from episode #75 with Brewery Vivant as we discuss week 2 of the "Stout 16", which we have dubbed the IP-8.

Publish Date: 3/21/2017


With Matt and Dan off this week, Ken, Rob, Nick, and Nick's girlfriend Tarah, keep the party going.  Ryan from Brewery Vivant is live in studio.  Rob covers the news.  Angela from Brown Iron Brewhouse makes a surprise appearance in studio.  And Ken reveals the winners of Round 1 and match-ups of Round 2 of the Better On Draft Stout 16 Tournament.        

Publish Date: 3/18/2017


With Matt and Dan off this week, Ken, Rob, Nick, and Nick's girlfriend Tarah, keep the party going. Ryan from Brewery Vivant is live in studio. Rob covers the news. Angela from Brown Iron Brewhouse makes a surprise appearance in studio. And Ken reveals the winners of Round 1 and match-ups of Round 2 of the Better On Draft Stout 16 Tournament.

Publish Date: 3/18/2017


Inclement weather doesn't stop Better on Draft as the crew returns for Episode 74.  The studio is packed with guests as Mike from Perrin Brewing, Kevin from Founders Brewing, and Angela from our sponsor, Brown Iron Brewhouse, are all live in studio.  Rob does an improv version of the news.  Plus, the studio formally kicks off the Stout 16 Tournament as everyone gives their picks!



Publish Date: 3/11/2017


Inclement weather doesn't stop Better on Draft as the crew returns for Episode 74. The studio is packed with guests as Mike from Perrin Brewing, Kevin from Founders Brewing, and Angela from our sponsor, Brown Iron Brewhouse, are all live in studio. Rob does an improv version of the news. Plus, the studio formally kicks off the Stout 16 Tournament as everyone gives their picks!

Publish Date: 3/11/2017


Inclement weather doesn't stop Better on Draft as the crew returns for Episode 74. The studio is packed with guests as Mike from Perrin Brewing, Kevin from Founders Brewing, and Angela from our sponsor, Brown Iron Brewhouse, are all live in studio. Rob does an improv version of the news. Plus, the studio formally kicks off the Stout 16 Tournament as everyone gives their picks!

Publish Date: 3/11/2017


The boys are back from the Winter Beer Fest and ready to get back into the studio! Doug and Kally from Redline Brewing Company is live in studio all the way from Burton, MI. Rob covers the news. We celebrate Matt's birthday on Facebook Live. And Matt gets one of our sponsors to answer "5 Questions" and the studio has to guess!



Publish Date: 3/4/2017


The boys are back from the Winter Beer Fest and ready to get back into the studio! Doug and Kally from Redline Brewing Company is live in studio all the way from Burton, MI. Rob covers the news. We celebrate Matt's birthday on Facebook Live. And Matt gets one of our sponsors to answer "5 Questions" and the studio has to guess!

Publish Date: 3/4/2017


The boys are back from the Winter Beer Fest and ready to get back into the studio! Doug and Kally from Redline Brewing Company is live in studio all the way from Burton, MI. Rob covers the news. We celebrate Matt's birthday on Facebook Live. And Matt gets one of our sponsors to answer "5 Questions" and the studio has to guess!

Publish Date: 3/4/2017


The crew is live in studio for Episode 72! Owners of The Local in Centreville, Dan and Jamie, join us live in studio. Rob covers the news, Matt makes a big announcement and he challenges the crew and our guests to 5 Questions!



Publish Date: 2/18/2017


The crew is live in studio for Episode 72! Owners of The Local in Centreville, Dan and Jamie, join us live in studio. Rob covers the news, Matt makes a big announcement and he challenges the crew and our guests to 5 Questions!

Publish Date: 2/18/2017


The crew is live in studio for Episode 72! Owners of The Local in Centreville, Dan and Jamie, join us live in studio. Rob covers the news, Matt makes a big announcement and he challenges the crew and our guests to 5 Questions!

Publish Date: 2/18/2017




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Publish Date: 2/16/2017




Publish Date: 2/16/2017


Episode 71 kicks off with a full studio of people and beer.  Joe from Liberty Street Brewing in Plymouth joins us live in studio.  Ken talks about the Budweiser commercial that aired during the Super Bowl.  Rob gives the news which includes the big KBS Release Week.  Matt challenges the studio to a new Valentine's Day edition of "5 Questions."



Publish Date: 2/11/2017


Episode 71 kicks off with a full studio of people and beer. Joe from Liberty Street Brewing in Plymouth joins us live in studio. Ken talks about the Budweiser commercial that aired during the Super Bowl. Rob gives the news which includes the big KBS Release Week. Matt challenges the studio to a new Valentine's Day edition of "5 Questions."

Publish Date: 2/11/2017


Episode 71 kicks off with a full studio of people and beer. Joe from Liberty Street Brewing in Plymouth joins us live in studio. Ken talks about the Budweiser commercial that aired during the Super Bowl. Rob gives the news which includes the big KBS Release Week. Matt challenges the studio to a new Valentine's Day edition of "5 Questions."

Publish Date: 2/11/2017


The boys are back with a skeleton crew, at least for the start. Pauline from Short's is back in studio, this time representing Fermenta Michigan. Ken finally shows up, Rob covers the news, and Matt runs a "Name That Tune" of Name Dat Beer

Publish Date: 2/4/2017


The boys are back with a skeleton crew, at least for the start. Pauline from Short's is back in studio, this time representing Fermenta Michigan. Ken finally shows up, Rob covers the news, and Matt runs a "Name That Tune" of Name Dat Beer

Publish Date: 2/4/2017


The boys are back in studio for Episode #69 of the Better on Draft Podcast. Jeff from Mount Pleasant's Mountain Town Brewing Company (Fire Up, Chips!). Rob discusses the latest news headlines, while Matt and Dan come up with new beer names, and Matt holds a Royal Rumble version of "5 Questions" with a twist on "Name That Beer."

Publish Date: 1/28/2017


The boys are back in studio for Episode #69 of the Better on Draft Podcast. Jeff from Mount Pleasant's Mountain Town Brewing Company (Fire Up, Chips!). Rob discusses the latest news headlines, while Matt and Dan come up with new beer names, and Matt holds a Royal Rumble version of "5 Questions" with a twist on "Name That Beer."

Publish Date: 1/28/2017


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Publish Date: 1/21/2017


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Publish Date: 1/21/2017