Episode 57: Well there was OMB, and Magic Hat, and New Belgium…

The boys are back for another audio adventure. Mark has learned how to tune us out pretty well and then runs a joke into the ground… We also discuss:

Another school that you can get a beer degree of sorts

Paul Smith’s College, a small, isolated campus in the northernmost reaches of upstate New York’s Adirondack Mountains, is among a handful of higher education institutions tapping the ever more potent keg of the craft beer explosion.

Open Source Beer?

If there’s one business that values secrecy it’s brewing beer. Most breweries hold their cards very close to their chests. They keep their recipes and techniques away from the prying eyes of competitors to retain a competitive advantage. One outfit trying to buck that trend is the Tin Whiskers Brewing Company.

Craft Brew Alliance and NC Beer

Craft Brew Alliance Announces Letter of Intent to Enter Strategic Partnership with Appalachian Mountain Brewery, Inc. Publicly Traded Craft Brewing Companies Will Explore Opportunities to Drive Innovation, Growth and Shareholder Value

AZ the wasteland of craft beer, trying to make things worse.

A battle could be brewing next legislative session. Four Peaks and San Tan Brewing companies could be forced to close their restaurants once they reach a state mandated production cap. They’re trying to change the law, but a wine and spirits association says not so fast.

Stout vs. Porter. FIGHT!

While there are many varieties of so-called ‘dark beer’ such as schwarzbier, Scotch ale, dark American lager etc., the broad categories of stout and porter are probably the most well known. Actually, their histories are so intertwined that honestly I still get confused – what came first? The porter or the stout?

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Mark Iafrate

I’m a passionate designer and driven entrepreneur with a love for fitness and an obsession with craft beer. Proud co-host of The Craft Beercast and founder of www.TheBeerExchange.io.

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