We’re closing out 2017 with our annual end of year Charlotte Beer review with Matt McKenzie – Charlotte Magazine, Daniel Hartis – CharlotteFive.com and Jonathan Wells – Olde Hickory Brewing. Special thanks to The Cellar at Duckworth’s for hosting us on location this week. And a special cheers worthy thank you to Eric Gaddy of Casting Shadows Photography for capturing our episode on film.
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Publish Date: 1/8/2019
This episode we got a behind the scenes look at the Untappd Beer Festival that took place at Bank of America Stadium. We give our thoughts on the festival as it’s happening and what we see can be better.
We also sit down down with the BeerAdvocate.com brothers Jason and Todd Alstrom. These brothers have been in the beer game for a while and have one of the most frequented beer rating sites on the internet.
We also talk with Gerard Littlejohn Executive Director of the Steve Smith Foundation about their role with the festival and in that same segment, Brandon Branscome of Incendiary Brewing talks about his brewery in Winston-Salem, NC.
During the rain delay, we had the sales reps from Olde Hickory sit down and play a little wheel of content with us.
Finally, we close out with our thoughts on this first year at The Untappd Beer Festival.
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Publish Date: 5/15/2019
Jay Weezie had the chance to sit down with Episode 40 guests Love Cannon! It's been 5 years since we talked with these guys about their band. Playing 80’s pop tunes with bluegrass instruments. Jay and the band get into where they have been touring, what started the idea of playing bluegrass 80’s tunes and what song started it all. Jay also sits down with Chris Harker owner of Triple C Brewing and head brewer Scott Kimball. Scott leaves in a few weeks to take the head brewer job at Aspen Brewing in Aspen, Colorado. They talk about the rise of hazy IPAs as they just released Flat Brim in cans and their separate event facility the Barrel Room.
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Publish Date: 4/30/2019
Not many businesses have been in Charlotte for 50 years but Infinity’s End is one of them. This April they celebrate their 50th Anniversary of bringing a sub-culture to Charlotte. Owner Frank Pietras and Director of Operations Chris Edwards sit down with us to discuss the business and how it's changed over the last half-century.
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Publish Date: 4/16/2019
This week we went to church with Reverend Nat. Reverend Nats Hard Cider that is. Nat West is owner and cider maker from this Portland cidery. He was in town to spread the good word of cider and sat down with us to talk about his unique ciders and the membership program called the Tent Show where he does some of the most outlandish ciders you can think of. We had the chance to drink two of them and even Cesar was blown away!
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Publish Date: 4/9/2019
We are back at one of the most unique beer festivals in the country. It's actually the only one of its kind. Biere De Femme is put on by the North Carolina Chapter of the Pink Boots Society and benefits women in beer. All the breweries bring a special one-off beer brewed by wo
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Publish Date: 3/26/2019
Charlotte Beer Week is back this year with some new locations and new events planned. Lindsay Sprick is one of the organizers of this year's festivities and joins us to break down all that's happening. Be on the lookout for more details for this year's Charlotte Beer Week March 29th through April 7th.
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Publish Date: 3/11/2019
We love the Queen City Brewers Festival so of course, we were back this year to record and judge the best of show competition. This year we had a new brewery on the scene King Canary Brewing in Mooresville. Plus, Melissa Bruno joins us to talk about this years Biere De Femme Festival in Asheville. Next, we talk with Best of Show 1st place winner Adam Glover of Seaboard Brewing with his Carrot Cake Meteor IPA and Jeff Fissel executive director of the NC Brewers and Music Festival to get the low down on this year's festival in May. Of course, executive director of the festival Nils Weldy sits down with us too to discuss the festival and what you’ll see at next years event.
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Publish Date: 2/13/2019
We’re so thrilled to sit down with Scott Worthington (head brewer) and Kurt Hogan (co-founder and owner) from Heist Brewing. We sat down at Heist’s new production facility and tap room, appropriately named, Heist Brewing and Barreled Arts. Take a listen and find out why you have to check out this great new addition to the Charlotte beer scene. We’re sure it will become one of your favorite go-to spots in the Queen City.
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Publish Date: 2/10/2019