InterBrews 072: Ryan, John and Steve at Texas Beer Refinery

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Josh talking with Steve and Ryan over Bayou City Brown Ales

Episode 72 was recorded at Texas Beer Refinery with Ryan Rhodes, Steve Flynn and John Hearn. We got the low down on their founding and their delicious beers in cluding the Mexican IPA and the Bayou City Brown. We found out that John went to The University of Arkansas (WPS) and that it IS possible to brew a beer with crawfish. Check out their tap room dates and hours, watch for upcoming events at the brewery and look for the ready to go growlers in a HEB near you. This is InterBrews.

 

InterBrews 071: Scott Metzger of Freetail Brewing @ WFMBC

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Ahh Scott, your too modest. You deserve 2 thumbs up.

Ahh Scott, your too modest. You deserve 2 thumbs up.

WFMBCEpisode 71 of the podcast was recorded at Whole Foods Market Brewing Company. Our guest was none other than Scott Metzger, founder of Freetail Brewpub and Brewery in San Antonio, TX. Scott was in Houston for a Freetail blitz of Houston as they are now distributing to the Bayou City. We talked about Scott’s background, his love for San Antonio and puffy tacos as well as his envolvement in the Texas political process and his role with the Texas Craft Brewers Guild. We also talk trash about respective city’s basketball teams and much much more. Also a huge thanks to Dave Ohmer and Whole Foods Brewing Company for allowing us to record the podcast at their place. Get some Freetail beer now in Houston and enjoy the show. This is InterBrews.

 

InterBrews: Southern Star Brewing Company’s 7th Anniversary

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InterBrews 070: 2015 Houston Firkin Fest

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The 2015 Houston Firkin Fest is in the books. If you missed it you can feel like part of it by listening to this episode of InterBrews. This was an All Star lineup of Houston Craft Beer and they all helped to make the 2015 Houston Firkin Fest a phenomenal success. Here is the line up.

Rassul Zarinfar from Buffalo Bayou

Rassul Zarinfar from Buffalo Bayou Brewing Company

Bev Blackwood from Southwest Brewing News, Brock Wagner from St Arnold and Mike "Mufasa" Ferguson from Beer Geeks and BJ's

Bev Blackwood from Southwest Brewing News, Brock Wagner from St Arnold and Mike “Mufasa” Ferguson from Beer Geeks and BJ’s

Josh Bass from Brazos Valley Brewing, Charles Vallhonrat of The Texas Craft Brewers Guild and Nelson Pena of Brazos Valley Brewing

Josh Bass from Brazos Valley Brewing, Charles Vallhonrat of The Texas Craft Brewers Guild and Nelson Pena of Brazos Valley Brewing

Heather and Blake Niederhofer of Lone Pint Brewing Company

Heather and Blake Niederhofer of Lone Pint Brewing Company

Alan Ward from Brigadoon Brewery and Brew School, Scott Birdwell from Defalco's Home Brewing and Jon Denman host of Drink of Ages

Alan Ward from Brigadoon Brewery and Brew School, Scott Birdwell from Defalco’s Home Brewing and Jon Denman host of Drink of Ages

Ryan Huff from Huff Brewing, Clay Wicker from Cyclers Brewing and Dustin Janish from Huff Brewing

Ryan Huff from Huff Brewing, Clay Wicker from Cyclers Brewing and Dustin Janish from Huff Brewing

InterBrews: 2015 Cypress Pub Crawl

Cypress Pub CrawlThis Bonus Nugget of InterBrews is a conversation I had with Rockwell Grill’s Melinda Mayes to promote the 2015 Cypress Pub Crawl. Go HERE to get your tickets and listen to this mini-podcast to hear Melinda explain the awesome cause (Daniella’s Wish) the pub crawl is raising money for and all the details you need to have a great time on Saturday.

 

InterBrews 069: Dan Bass at Big Thicket Distillery

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Episode 69 was recorded on St Patty’s Day at Big Thicket Distillery. Josh along with TD Mike and Social Schomburg traveled out to Conroe, TX to visit Dan Bass and get into the “spirit” of distilling. Dan explained the process of making the spirits the Big Thicket way and showed how the process differs and relates to beer. We also tried their award wining Dog Trot Vodka, their Boomtown Whiskey and Bourbon. It was a super awesome time that broadened our horizons and cleared our sinuses. This is InterBrews

InterBrews 068: Alan Ward, Rassul Zarinfar and Carl Norberg @ Buffalo Bayou Brewing Company

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Episode 68 of InterBrews was recorded on Tuesday March 3 at Buffalo Bayou Brewing Company. Alan Ward, Brewmaster at Brigadoon Brewing Company and Buffalo Bayou’s Carl Norberg and Rassul Zarinfar sat down to discuss The 2015 Houston Firkin Fest, a Cock Ale Challenge, why Rassul is not even close to being at his Wit’s end, what Carl does as a weekend hobby and much much more.

"Did you hear the one about the weekend proctologist?"

“Did you hear the one about the weekend proctologist?”

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Houston Firkin Fest is March 28 2015

Houston Firkin Fest is March 28 2015

InterBrews 067: Josh, Jeremy, & Ponch at Brazos Valley Brewing Company

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Jeremy, Josh, Ponch and Josh at Brazos Valley Brewing Company. If you huddle up close enough, it's never too cold for beer and podcasting.

Jeremy, Josh, Ponch and Josh at Brazos Valley Brewing Company. If you huddle up close enough, it’s never too cold for beer and podcasting.

Episode 67 was recorded in Brenham, TX at Brazos Valley Brewing Company. Jeremy Bass, Josh Bass and Josh “Ponch” Estrada were our guests on the podcast. On cold and blustery day we warmed our souls with Big Spoon Tres Leches Stout and 7 Spanish Angels Coffee Brown Ale. We also sampled the super drinkable and perfectly well balanced Golden Ale and got our dailey recommended allowence of vitamin C (Cascade, Columbus and Centennial hops) with The Cause IPA. Also on this episode is the debut of “Totally Random Topic” and the guys discuss the Culture Map article on Saint Arnold founder Brock Wagner. All this and much more await. This is InterBrews.

InterBrews 066: Michael and Will at Austin Beerworks

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Michael and Will of Austin Beerworks. Will, your being modest. You deserve 2 thumbs up.

Michael and Will of Austin Beerworks. Will, your being modest. You deserve 2 thumbs up.

Episode 67 of InterBrews was recorded at Austin Beerworks as part of the InterBrews Austin Roadtrip. Michael Graham and Will Golden, both founders of ABW, where gracious enough to sit down and do the podcast amid the hustle and bustle of the brewery. They discussed their beginnings as a brewery, their world class beers, the infamous 99 pack, chicken in beer and much, much more. Pair this podcast with Keeping Austin Weird, post work relaxation and interesting nuggets of brewing history. This is InterBrews.

InterBrews 065: Tim and Schmitty @ Real Ale

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Schmitty & Tim Schwartz keeping it  "Real"

Schmitty & Tim Schwartz keeping it “Real”

Episode 65 of InterBrews was recorded at Real Ale Brewing Company in Blanco, TX. Real Ale’s COO Tim Schwartz and Head Brewer Schmitty sat down in their brand new tap room to discuss Real Ale’s history, their beers, their new look and what to expect from Real Ale in the future. This podcast pairs well with back porch acoustic guitar sessions and Hill Country weekend drives. Enjoy the show. This is InterBrews.