Episode #44: The 15 in ’15, Best of SD Beer 2015


West Coaster Magazine


We are joined this week with some SD BeerTalk alumni and beer friends.  Mike Shess from West Coaster and Derek Gallanosa from Abnormal Beer Co. and The Cork & Craft.

The Show:

We have our first show recorded from The Brew Project in Hillcrest.  Our main topic for this show is the West Coaster’s 15 in ’15, Best of SD Beer 2015.  We start though with talking about Derek and Abnormal Beer Co.  We just learned of their $1 Million expansion plans a few weeks ago, Derek delves into it a little more.  We also talk about Mike’s role in West Coaster and then eventually start talking about the Best 15 in ’15.  It helps that Abnormal was one of the winners.  Both guys are super knowledgable about #SDBeer and we just let them take the reins and talk while we power through this list.

West Coaster’s 15 in ‘15!

Brian and Sore Eye Suds is doing their annual Sore Eye Sudsmas at Societe Brewing.  It’s main purpose is to get donations of canned products to the food bank.  The more cans you bring, the more raffle tickets you get and the price list is AMAZING!  It will be on December 19th at 5PM.  RSVP using the FaceBook link above.

I Do Declare!

Dave Adams from Green Flash Cellar 3 for donating $5 to the show!

The Perfect Pour for their Patreon pledge!

Listener Questions!

Ryan M – itzryan619 (Instagram) – How about some home brewing tips for a first timer. Would be extremely helpful.

Travis Hudson – craftbeerluv619 (Instagram) – Tell Derek I know a distributor when he’s ready to stop lifting heavy kegs 😉


Travis Hudson – Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Where to find our guests:

Derek Gallanosa:
Twitter: @DerekGallanosa
Instagram: @heybeerme

Abnormal Beer Company:
Twitter: @abnormalbeerco
Instagram: @AbnormalBeerCo
FaceBook: Abnormal Beer Company

Mike Shess:
Twitter: @westcoastinmike

West Coaster:
Twitter: @WestCoasterSD
FaceBook: West Coaster

This episode was recorded inside The Brew Project.

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