Episode 95 was recorded at Fetching Lab Brewery in Alvin, TX. Owners Theresa Hutchings and Brett Bray sat down at their brewery and discussed their delicious beers including Round Up Amber, Laelaps IPA and the beer Josh described as “Christmas Eve after the kids have gone to bed in a glass” Bound and Determined Stout. Also discussed was the use of sushi to gage a persons venture into craft beer, liquid water on Mars, miniture farms and a whole lot more. In this episodes session of Brew U, professor Josh taught freshmen TD Mike and Schomberg about beer packaging and proper storage. James Carlyle and Texas Homebrewers brought us this episodes 2 Pints Worth in where we’re taught proper bottling techniques. And In our Brigadoon Brewery Moment in Beer History Presented by Brigadoon Brewery and Brew School we learn about the true King of Beers, King Gambrinus. All of this and more on this episode of the podcast! This is InterBrews!
Episode 94 was recorded at Copperhead Brewing Company in downtown Conroe, TX. Seth and Mark Earnest have opened up a fantastic brewery and taproom you need to make a point to visit. Brewing up delicious beers with Belgium and English roots means they are going to have something to appeal to tastes all over the beer loving spectrum. Their beer roots run deep as Mark started homebrewing in the early 2000’s and teaching his son’s the art of brew (Seth’s brother is a brewer at St Arnold) they now find themselves the founders of the newest brewery in what is becoming a great beer scene in Montgomery County. Listen in as we try and discuss their beers including Copperhead White (a super refreshing Belgium Wit) and Copperhead Red (A beer Josh describes as “your favorite flannel shirt on a cool autumn day” of beers. It wouldn’t be an episode of InterBrews without a little education and educate we did. Mike and Schomberg learned about the physical, emotional and psychological affects of alcohol on the human body in Brew U. James Carlyle and Texas Homebrewers bring us our 2 Pints Worth, where we learn about the importance of understanding a beer style before we attempt to brew it. In this episode’s Moment in Beer History presented to us by Brigadoon Brewery and Brew School we learn about the legend of St Arnold (or Arnouf if you like) and why he is one of the Patron Saints of Brewers. All this and more on episode 94. Enjoy! This is InterBrews
Brigadoon Brewery Moment In Beer History Is Brought to You By Brigadoon Brewery and Brew School
Life Is Too Short To Drink Bad Beer
James Carlyle’s 2 Pints Worth Is Presented By Texas Homebrewers
Episode 93 of InterBrews was recorded at Huff Brewing in Bellville, TX. Ryan, Jake and Dustin welcome us to the brewery to talk and drink delicious beer. Huffmeister, Original Ostia and more. We played Name that Hank, we introduced Brew U and welcomed Roy Huff to the show. Of course we also heard James Carlyle’s 2 Pints Worth about proper sanitization and we learned of the origin of Oktoberfest in Brigadoon Brewery’s Moment in Beer History. So, listen and enjoy this pre Oktoberfest episode!! Ein Prosit. This is InterBrews.
James Carlyle’s 2 Pints Worth is Presented by Texas Homebrewers
Episode 92 was recorded at Cyclers Brewing in Montgomery, TX. Brewmaster and founder Clay Wicker made his triumphant return to InterBrews with Abby and Zack as well his friends Eddie Enriquez and Kim Love from Cap Elite CrossFit in Montgomery. Many topics were covered, including beer and it’s role in fitness, coriander and it’s ability to cure small pox, cycling, historic Tamina, Texas and much much more. Of course we discussed Cycler’s beers including the canned and ready to take home 55-11 Imperial Red ale and Dom’e’stique Wit and their new Abby Ale named for a certain son-in-law of a certain founder of a certain brewery on this episode. Of that we’re certain. We also got to try some of the season’s first samples of Bonk’d Imperial Pumpkin Ale. It tastes like Fall in a glass. There’s so much Fall in the glass, you’ll want to fall in the glass. Also in this episode is James Carlyle’s 2 Pints Worth brought to you by Texas Homebrewers. James teaches the importance of healthy yeast. We also have our Moment in Beer History Presented by Brigadoon Brewery and Brew School. This one will have you donning your beret and surrendering to a foreign country. So enjoy this episode of the podcast as much as we enjoyed recording it. This is InterBrews.
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
Episode 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.
Because 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
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.
Episode 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
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 a 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.
Brigadoon Brewery Moment in Beer History Presented by Brigadoon Brewery and Brew School
Life Is Too Short To Drink Bad Beer