Our good friend Kevin Riley O'Reilly from Philly Beer Trail stops by to talk about his new venture, Naked Brewing in Huntington Valley PA. He brings along his business partner, Jim Crossland and we have one hell of a good time. The conversation went on enough that we were able to make 2 episodes.
Make sure you visit Naked Brewing, 51 Buck Rd. Huntington Valley PA. Check them out on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Publish Date: 1/16/2019
We attended the Summer Swelter Beer Festival in Pitman NJ and we set up our equipment inside Neck of the Woods Brewery. Eric didn't make it for this episode so we had Richard fill in for him. You'll miss him in the first interview but he makes an appearance in the second segment.
First up is our interview with John and Tom from South Jersey Beer Scene. We talk about their upcoming beer tour and all of the great things they have going on.These guys are really busy. Make sure you check out the website and follow them on social media.
Next up is Zack from Gusto Brewing in Cape May. He tells us about his small batch brewery in the southern most part of NJ. This is the first time that we sat down to talk to him and I don't think he knew what he was getting in to. Follow them on social media and make sure that you get down to see them when you can.
A giant thank you to the guys from Neck of the Woods Brewing for all of their hospitality and hosting us.
Publish Date: 8/22/2019
Summer Swelter is fast becoming one of the best craft beer festivals in all of NJ. This year is even bigger and better than it's inaugural year last year. The festival has grown to 50 NJ breweries and with that, a new spot.
Maureen Fitzpatrick, the author of the book "A Guide to New Jersey Craft Beer Breweries, South Jersey Edition" and one of the organizers of the festival sat down and talked to me and Amy about what you can expect, how to get your tickets and some of breweries that will be there.We also talked a little bit about her book but that is a podcast for another date. Check out the website, www.uptownPitman.com for more info and updates. Follow Summer Swelter on social media and make sure you find a copy of Maureen's book for info on the breweries in SJ. You can find her book on Amazon and on the SJ Beer Scene website.
Publish Date: 8/4/2019
We did this episode a little while ago. We are joined by Richard from Fear of a Craft Beer Planet and we sat around and didn't talk about much until we turned this episode in to a beer tasting where most of the group tried to figure out what they were drinking.
I just have to say, we need to do it on a bigger scale and we really need to get better.
We drank beer from Workhorse Brewing out of King of Prussia, Pa. I know, not a New Jersey brewery but they have some really great packaging for their takeout beer. Check them out on social media.
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Publish Date: 8/1/2019
Scott Akin from Thunderbolt came to the studio to talk about how he went from running a brewery tour service to getting in to the distributing part of the business and how he's doing it differently.
We had Richard from Fear of a Craft Beer Planet sit in with us again because we were missing a member in the studio but he joined us via phone. Five hour Amy didn't live up to her nickname, barely making it through this episode.
Check out Thunderbolt on social media to find out what NJ craft beer they distribute along with all of the out of state offerings that they are getting.
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Publish Date: 7/20/2019
It's not a new brewery but what happened to us. We had a brewery that was supposed to visit with us but cancelled at the last minute and left us to talk about whatever we could think of. We are missing one member, as we sometimes do, but the show must go on.
Honestly, I can't remember the things we discussed but I'm at least one of us said something stupid and meaningless.
Publish Date: 7/1/2019
We got a visit from Megan of Human Village Brewing in Pitman. She brought over some good beer to share with us. One of the members of the show was drinking and enjoying a beer that they usually don't drink.
Rich from the Fear of a Craft Beer Planet joined us and sat in the engineering chair, filling in for the kid. We had a really good time and talked about a lot of things including how the new ABC rules will effect a small brewery like Human Village.
Thanks to Megan and Rich for joining us and make sure that you visit Human Village in Pitman, NJ and follow them on social media.
Publish Date: 6/14/2019
When I found out that my town was getting a brewery, I had to track the owner(s) down and find out what the story was. Jack was kind enough to accept an invitation to come talk to us. On his birthday too. He also brought alone their brewer, Ingrid, formerly of Tuckahoe Brewing.
They discussed the plans that they have for their space and the beers that they plan on brewing. Needless to say, the gang is looking forward to the opening. It will probably be Rob's new home away from home.
Publish Date: 6/1/2019