Imperial Bottleshop

This week Imperial Bottleshop and Taproom's owner Alex Kurnellas tells us about the lengths he's gone to keep his 2 locations alive.  It takes a lot more than just diversity, and hard work to keep his community coming through the door.  John brings Damian delivers the last of the Patreon gifts, Ryan talks Tom Brady memes, and John brings more from the Scotch Malt Whiskey Society.  Matchless, Belgians, and Peat Fire, on this episode of Brew Happy!



Publish Date: 2/16/2021




Recent Episodes

The Beer Goddess of Portland, and Publican, Lisa Morrison joins this week's show.  Belmont Station has long been one of SE Portland's hotspots for beer, Lisa says they haven't missed a beat.  With creative ways to accommodate their loyal following Belmont can breath easy.  Bronwyn sits in for John this week, Damian picks from  Ravi's SW Stash, Ryan has a Top 50 list of places to check out now that the weather is clearing up.  Goddesses, great beers, and COVID clearing way for Spring out here in Portland, on this episode of Brew Happy!



Publish Date: 4/13/2021


Saint Patrick's Day is a fun day with a lot of history.  Like many, we are preoccupied with beer.  Matthew Harhai returns to the show from afar, to enlighten us on the East Coast beer scene, as well as reminisce about some familiar brands.  Plus we review some new beers, Ryan learns a new word, John is bringing celebration in a bottle, and Damian wraps up a fantastic 3 weeks with his family, on this episode of Brew Happy!



Publish Date: 3/15/2021


West Coast Grocery has been cranking out some serious beer love to their neighborhood, and we've taken notice.  Just stroll up to their special beer window the past year and you are greeted warmly with a special curated selection.  We are recording once again from their secret Bodega Barrel Room where all the best beers are hiding and waiting for your glass.  Charlie Hyde IV brings brewers Christian Angstrom and Brian Detweiler-Bedell to nerd out with us on this episode of Brew Happy!



Publish Date: 3/9/2021


The women of SheBrew are back again this year and COVID isn't going to stop them.  Another round of fun filled female fermented brews are eagerly anticipated.  With a little support from Ecliptic Brewing's John Harris and others in the industry, these women have it handled.  Hear how here at the McPolanders Taproom, an exclusive look into how to get these delicious drinks.  SheBrew shows us what brewing is all about on this episode of Brew Happy!



Publish Date: 3/2/2021


If you've been following the show than you know JP likes to drop off beer and other goodies at Ryan's house.  This has become such a regular thing it's become a topic of interest on the show.  Plus more places are opening up!  Stemma, Stoup, and other new breweries have been popping up on our radar.  The beer scene is starting to get it's groove back on this episode of Brew Happy!



Publish Date: 2/23/2021


This week for our Small Business Spotlight segment we revisit Leikam Brewing.  Sonia-Marie and Theo have weathered the storm and still have plans to expand, and we can't wait to share how they did it!  John is happy daydreaming, Ryan is confused by a sour stout, and Damian hits up Migration Brewing in Gresham.  Pulled pork, exceptional stouts, and rare sherry casked spirits, on this episode of Brew Happy!



Publish Date: 2/6/2021


Check out these latest in homebrewing with returning guest Mark Gillette from the Portland Brewers Collective (PBC) and faithful employee of F.H. Steinbart Co., the oldest homebrew supply store in the U.S.  Hear about the grains, the hops, and the yeast that will make your latest quarantine concoction quenchable.  John brings another rare gift from Whiskey Tribe, Ryan paces us with his latest front door find, and Damian mails out a special surprise for our Patreon subscribers.  The latest deals and approaching good feels on this episode of Brew Happy!



Publish Date: 1/25/2021


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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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