Ep. 221 - Final Draft Taphouse

Beer fanatic Kimberly Johnson is opening a taproom with Mike Bolt right next to Paul's Cigars, it's called Final Draft Taproom and it is about to be born. Find out why you should be one of the first people in the doors! We find a former guest there to help, Ryan finds a new place to hang out, John Paul brings Cindercone from his private collection, and Damian has an old friend join the show. Sneak previews and surprises people a plenty on this episode of Brew Happy!

Publish Date: 6/26/2017

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The Brew Happy Show is a weekly show about beer. Hosted by Damian DeBuiser, he interviews brewers, beer fans, pub owners, and entertainers that all come together because of their love of beer. The show is fun, educational, and, above all, pro-beer. Music pairings, cigar pairings, food pairings, and many other things that go great with beer. Now all they need is you! In the United States, you must be over 21 years old to fully enjoy the fruits of the beer lover's labor. Enjoy and Listen Responsibly.



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