Category Archives: On the Road

Hot Steep Training with New Glarus

 

Recently I had the opportunity to travel with Penny Pickart to New Glarus Brewing and perform Malt Sensory Training.  It was an intimate class with about seven attendees from the brewery’s operations, … [More]

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Beer tourism heating up in Austin

On February 2, CBS interviewed Briess Division Manager (DM), Dan Burick, in Austin, Texas, on Austin’s growing beer tourism. Dan is the DM for the Brew Mountain region, which includes: Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Austin brings a vibrant … [More]

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A day with Odell Brewing, 10 Barrel and Stranahan’s

Recently, Mike Scanzello and Vince Coonce joined me out in Colorado to tour some breweries. We visited the guys at Odell Brewing, 10 Barrel and Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey.

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I strolled into the wild WYold West

Recently I had the opportunity to visit Head Brewer, Jason Courtney, at the new WYold West Brewing Company in Powell, WY. Jason has an impressive background, brewing for several companies across the country. In 1996, Jason opened a homebrew shop in Lubbock, Texas, Lubbock Homebrew Supply, while… [More]

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The Wood Shop: Upland’s place to tinker and experiment

Recently, I visited Upland Brewing’s newest location, The Wood Shop, which is dedicated to sour beers. Upland began brewing sour beers in March of 2006 and since that time they have grown an entire sour ale program dedicated to developing new, innovative beers that “help define the American … [More]

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