John Paul's Smokin' Birthday

This week at Brew Happy Headquarters, the crew gets together to hide from the wild fire smoke and drink some fresh hopped beers.  John Paul is no slouch when it comes to Hop Season, and this year is no different, he even brought the Brew Happy Mystery Hops from his garden.  Ryan shares a dark aged treat from Golden Valley, Damian has a guest appearance on the Fat Josh show, and John celebrates another youthful holiday.  Birthdays, fresh hops, and iconic glassware, on this episode of Brew Happy!



Publish Date: 9/15/2020




Recent Episodes

With the lockdown back in effect here in Portland, there aren't many places left to do a beer podcast from.  Shuttered Ross Island Brewing seemed an appropriate spot for John and Damian to review some of their latest brew finds.  Including a new whisky pick from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society.  Ryan calls in from quarantine, John tries a New Jersey beer, Damian does last call on a recently reviewed pickle beer.  Some different fun, for a different feel, on this episode of Brew Happy!



Publish Date: 11/24/2020


With avid interest, we follow the careers of certain brewers that stand out in a sea of hops and barley.  Returning guest, Michael Hunsaker has definitely had our attention.  His long journey from East to the West will work up your thirst, but don't worry their newest location will yield more beer, to help your holiday cheer.  Damian also returns, shaking off a somber stretch on the opposite coast with some of his favorite beer styles, Ryan learns to rock a bit harder, and Mike attenuates a new brew deck. Focused distribution straddles two sides of the Columbia River, this week, on Brew Happy!



Publish Date: 11/17/2020


At Trap Door Brewing the crew met with Brian Shull, owner and founder. Hear about his solar origins, lineage to Great Western Malting, and other members of his generational beer community. Michael Perozzo returns to chat about the events and releases, head brewer, Kyle Larsen weighs in, formerly of Double Mountain and Siren in the UK. John and Ryan lap a literary drink, and even try getting pickled again! Hard seltzer, Nut Tree beers, Pearl Jam, the Rolling Stones, and the rise of dark beers, on this episode of Brew Happy!



Publish Date: 11/11/2020


In Vancouver at Ben's Bottleshop, the crew gets together with Warren Wills the Craft Beer Scribe to talk shop.  Warren reminisces his summer travels, John tells us what he thinks of Stifler's Mom, Ryan gets Cider Happy.  Kviek beers, German beers, Polish beers, sherry, and even Pickle Rick beers on this episode of Brew Happy!



Publish Date: 11/3/2020


History is sometimes made with a coin toss.  At least that's what Tim Hohl at Coin Toss Brewing will tell you.  He and his taproom manager Melissa Meinz have been hard at work on making more room for patrons as the new season unfolds.  Damian desires a a new berry in his beer, John discovers the last of the fresh hop beers, Bronwyn is plum delighted to return to the show.  New windows, innovations, and more for beer on this episode of Brew Happy.  



Publish Date: 10/20/2020


Jake Lien from Momokawa is back with more sake and Darren Provenzano has some mid-west sake to share.  Last visit we focused more on pairings, so this time we learn more about etiquette, culture, and different styles and schools of thought.  Ryan rocks out to some new jams, John brings Pickle Rick, Tomas beat boxes, and Damian learns more about the afterlife.  Good questions, better backstory, and breaking down stigmas, on this episode of Brew Happy.



Publish Date: 10/13/2020


What other place to better celebrate North Bank Beer Week, than Ben's Bottleshop?  The Vancouver beer scene has been stepping up over the years to rival Portland, and it shows.  We have quite the array of fresh-hopped beers and some other tasty treats.  Damian doesn't chug, Ryan dresses everyone alike, and John brings up the rear with handcrafted Swedish spirits.  Birthday boys ahead, and plenty of praises for new hoppy beers, on this episode of Brew Happy.  



Publish Date: 10/7/2020


What other place to better celebrate North Bank Beer Week, than Ben's Bottleshop?  The Vancouver beer scene has been stepping up over the years to rival Portland, and it shows.  We have quite the array of fresh-hopped beers and some other tasty treats.  Damian doesn't chug, Ryan dresses everyone alike, and John brings up the rear with handcrafted Swedish spirits.  Birthday boys ahead, and plenty of praises for new hoppy beers, on this episode of Brew Happy.  



Publish Date: 10/6/2020


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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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