InterBrews 091: Homebrew at Mike’s, Brigadoon Brewery’s Alan Ward & Griffin Meadery’s Bruce Leslie

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Episode 91 could be considered a bit of a mash up. Off the top Josh, TD Mike and Schomberg convien at Mike’s crib to attempt Mike’s first batch of homebrew, a smoked porter. As the brewing is under way Josh steps away to get an update from Alan Ward, brewmaster and founder of Brigadoon Brewery, on their plans for a second location in La Porte, TX. After Josh’s conversation with Alan we get to hear James Carlyle’s 2 Pints Worth brought to us by Texas Homebrewers. And speaking of Alan, 2 Pints worth is followed by The Brigadoon Brewery Moment in Beer History. After getting better at homebrew and learning why life IS Cakes and Ale Josh talks to Texas Mead Association President and head mead maker and founder of Griffin Meadery Bruce Leslie. Bruce tells us about the Texas Mead Fest on September 19 in New Braunfels, TX. It’s a ton of awesome packed into one episode!! This is InterBrews
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InterBrews 090: James Carlyle @ Texas Homebrewers

20283830063_602e42174f_o 20895119622_6b685a3a75_oEpisode 90 of InterBrews was recorded at the mecca of home brewing in Katy, TX, Texas Homebrewers. James Carlyle invited in the InterBrews crew to discuss the latest in home brewing and beer in general. There was a bunch of good craft beer sampled as well a home made strawberry wine and a watermelon mead. James drops the news that Texas Homebrewers is moving down the street to a bigger and better location to better serve your home brewing needs. Debuting on this episode is James’s 2 Pints Worth, home brewing tips that will take you from a good home brewer to a great home brewer. Also on this show is The Brigadoon Brewery Moment In Beer History. This addition has a real “can do” attitude.

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InterBrews World Wide 001: Bruce Sample of Yellowhead Brewing in Edmonton, Alberta

Yellowhead logoBecause Texas is huge but it’s not huge enough to contain all that InterBrews has to offer. Host Josh Stewart is going global and he’s bringing Texian Brewing Company Head Brewer Caleb Wilson with him. All the witty banter and craft beer fueled conversations you love from the original InterBrews only now with it’s focus on the entire world of craft beer. On this debut episode of IBWW Josh and Caleb welcome Yellowhead Brewing Brewmaster Bruce Sample to the show all the way from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Bruce spent time in Houston in the 1990s and saw the birth of the Houston craft beer scene. Also, Edmonton is also home to the Oilers and Bruce is one of the few to say he cheered for them both. Learn of all the exciting Great White North’s delicious beer scene and more on this episode of InterBrews….World Wide

InterBrews 089: Justin Engle at Town In City Brewing Co.

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Episode 89 was recorded at Town In City Brewing Company and features TICBC founder and brewer Justin Engle. Located in the historic Heights, Town In City is tapping into the “neighborhood” vibe of one of the Houston area’s oldest community. We got to sample delicious beers like City Amber & City Porter as well as White Linen white IPA and Mosquito’s Revenge Pale Ale. We discussed Mike’s love for hotdogs and his preference for them over hamburgers (really). Also in this episode is our Moment in Beer History brought to you by Brigadoon Brewery and Brew School. Enjoy this episode with it’s small town feel and big city swag all rolled into one. This is InterBrews.

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InterBrews 088: Freetail’s Scott Metzger at Whole Foods Montrose with Jason Madrid

20250803018_714c1432e6_oEpisode 88 welcoms Freetail Brewing founder and all around great guy Scott Metzger back to Houston and back on InterBrews. This time we convined at the Whole Foods Montrose location where we were joined by Jason Madrid. On this episode we caught up on how Freetail’s jaunt into Houston is going as well as, but not limited to, giraffes, ice cream, Lamborghinis, puffy tacos, shot guns, grocery shopping beer consumption best practices, Tim Duncan’s thirst, baseball, bad tattoos, The Revolutionary War, world cup soccer, India, bats, economics, Dallas’s self pity, van weight capacities, paper towel dispensers, babies and we may have even mentioned beer. Also on this episode is our Brigidoon Brewery Moment in Beer History brought to us by our friends at Brigidoon Brewery and Brew School, this one really let off some “steam”. So enjoy Scott, Jason and Josh on this very well rounded episode. This is InterBrews

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InterBrews 087: Heather, Shannon & Jesse of Brewheart Apparel with Special Guest James Simpson

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Onion Creek was a happening place on Tuesday at 10:30am

Episode 87 is chalked full of awesomeness!! The crew from Brewheart Apparel – Heather Hamilton, Shannon Parker and Jesse Soto gathered with us at Onion Creek Cafe for a party of aBrewheart logo podcast. Brewheart Apparel is providing an awesome way to show your craft beer pride with their badass t-shirts and accessories. Jesse, Heather
and Shannon have a true love for craft beer and their art that shows in their products. And if having 3 of the coolest people in the Houston Craft Beer scene wasn’t enough, one Radio Superstar from What’s On Tap Radio, James Simpson stopped by to talk about his upcomming conversation with the TABC about Crowler Gate. We threw in a couple of Chad Pilbeam references and of course The Brigadoon Brewery Moment in Beer History educated us on the origin of Porter. I’d call that a stellar show. This is InterBrews.

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InterBrews 086: Aaron Corsi & Ryan Soroka at 8th Wonder Brewing Company

See all those beers on the back wall? Yep. We tried them all.

See all those beers on the back wall? Yep. We tried them all.

Episode 86 of the podact was WONDERful!! It was recorded at 8th Wonder Brewing with Ryan Soroka and Aaron Corsi. We sipped and discussed delicious beers while we lounged in seats from the historic 8th wonder of the world, the Astrodome. In their 2 and a half year history, 8th Wonder has repped H-Town while making delicious beers from Dome Faux’m to Rocket Fuel. Their beers are the perfect pairing with a friendly at BBVA or a pregame warmup for Astros playoff games this fall. Prepare yourself to learn and about crave a beer from 8th Wonder Brewing.

 

Speaking of learning. Alan Ward and the team at Brigadoon Brewing and Brew School bring us this episodes moment in beer history. In this episode’s moment we flash back to the moment the first 2 guys came together with the idea of opening a brewery in the new world.

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InterBrews 085: Dave Ohmer at Whole Foods Brewing Company

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Come on down to WFBC and say Hello to Dave. And Tell’m InterBrews sent ya

Episode 85 was recorded at Whole Foods Market Brewing Company. Our guest was WFBC Brew Master Dave Ohmer. Dave has now been in Houston for a year after growing up in Cincinnati, OH and going to school and learning how to brew in Knoxville, TN. Although he started as a Volunteer (pun intended) in the craft beer business, he is now at the forfront of a whole new concept of brewing with Whole Foods. In this episode you’ll hear Dave’s story, hear us talk a little football, be envious as we try some of Dave’s fantastic beers and much much more. Also in this episode we learn of many American brewing firsts in the Brigadoon Brewery Moment in Beer History. So sit back and enjoy the show. This is InterBrews.

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InterBrews 084: Tonya Bohannon at Texas Beer Garden

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Episode 84 was recorded at Texas Beer Garden in Magnolia, TX. Our guest is owner Tonya Bohannon. Tonya has been in the bar business for just south of forever and now hosts one of the best craft beer bars in the Houston area. Tonya takes us through some her favorite beers she currently has on tap but don’t assume these beers will be here when you arrive. Tonya is constantly changing her tap selection to keep the best beers available for you to drink. Also in this episode is an EPIC Brigadoon Brewery Moment in Beer History. Enjoy the podcast. This is InterBrews.

 

 

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InterBrews 083: Caleb Wilson Turns the Tables

Texian keg hoistEpisode 83 gives us a look back at the beginnings of Stew’d Productions as Texian Brewing’s Caleb Wilson does the ole Flip-A-Roo and interviews Josh Stewart on how InterBrews started and everything that lead to that. Also on the show were 2 new Texian beers – Travis: A delicious, well balanced amber lager and Texianer Weisse: Texian’s take on a thirst quinching Berlinner Weisse. Also in this episode is Brigadoon Brewery and Brew School’s Moment in Beer History. This on will have you grabbing for your floatys. Also the cutest promo in InterBrews history.

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