Ep. 350 - New Year for Beer

Looking forward to the New Year as we reflect about things done and prophesize what is in need of drinking. We discuss the best beers of 2019, and future plans for 2020. John gives a Oregon Beer Awards preview, Bronwyn brings a holiday treat from The Bruery she's been holding onto, Ryan gives gifts as he goes into Dad mode, and Damian has a list of different beers for you to try in the coming year. New beer, new reasons to love, and new changes in the New Year on this episode of Brew Happy!

Publish Date: 12/31/2019

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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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