Episode #100: Tackle Hugs Bring All the Boys to the Yard


We made it to episode 100!  Since this is 100, we made sure it was filled with past guests.  We are first joined by Brian Mitchell from Pariah Brewing.  He talks about how it is being just about a week old.  Brian talks more about how Beagle helped build the tasting room and how Beagle has his own chair.  After Mitchell leaves us, we are joined by Mike Maass and Shannon Lynnette from Burning Beard Brewing.  We get the exclusive announcement of their 1st anniversary party coming up on April 1st.  Beagle asked them about heir favorite moment since opening up.  Then we ask Shannon why she is co awesome.  We take a short break and come back with the news and some more special guests.

After the news we are joined by Alex Van Horne from Intergalactic Brewing, Ian Cheesman from West Coaster, and Will Keizer from Premier Stainless.  We get the scoop on Intergalactic’s anniversary, also coming up in April.  Alex has worked out four collaborations with other breweries for the party.  Also he released a little bit of information on some new cans he wants to come out with.  It’s possibly a direct draw into the cans, but there’s still a lot to figure out.  I bring up buying into the Craft Coalition with the San Diego Brewers Guild.  That moves into a conversation about the new regulations for breweries that have “pop-up tent” food vendors or catering companies.  We talk to Will and find out he has some cool new projects coming up, however since most of it is under NDA, we mainly find out breweries all over the world are buying from Premiere.  Luckily Ian doesn’t sign NDA’s for West Coaster so he lets us know about an article he is doing on gluten reduced and gluten free beers.

In The News!

  • Viewpoint Brewing Company opening in Del Mar.  2201 San Dieguito Drive.  Interior space comes in at 4,500 square feet with an additional 2,500 square feet of exterior area.  Viewpoint is equipped with a 15-barrel brewing system, four 15-barrel fermenters and a pair of 15-barrel bright-beer tanks. (From Brandon Hernandez – West Coaster)
  • NEW Brewery Alert!  Spechops Brewing Company is open.  1280 Activity Drive, Vista, CA.  Three beers at opening, getting good social media reviews.
  • National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend (Friday-Sunday, February 24-26) AleSmith all days, Stone Kettner & Oceanside all days, Stone Liberty & Escondido Sat. Only, Mike Hess Miramar & North Park & OB all days.  More details found here.
  • Alpine and Alesmith releasing cans.  Alpine Willy Wheat Ale and Truck Trail Ale (Pale) 12oz.  Alesmith Speedway Stout 16 oz.

I Do Declare!

Thank you The Perfect Pour, Colin Salmon, Tait Campbell, Ken Lierman, Chris Bush, Mitch Tantrum, Tony Bagz, Aaron Graham, Tom Keliinoi, Nick Shields, Ryan DeBusk, Eddie Martin, West Coaster, Roger Smith, Captain Eli, and Craftbeeray!

Where to find our guests:

Pariah Brewing Co.:
Twitter: @pariahbrewingco
Instagram: @pariahbrewingco
FaceBook: facebook.com/pariahbrewingco/
Website: www.pariahbrewingco.com

Burning Beard Brewing:
Twitter: @beard_aflame
Instagram: @burning.beard.brewing
FaceBook: facebook.com/BurningBeardBrewing/
Website: www.burningbeardbrewing.com

Intergalactic Brewing:
Twitter: @GalacticBrew
Instagram: @galacticbrew
FaceBook: facebook.com/IntergalacticBrew/
Website: www.intergalacticbrew.com

Will Keizer:
Instagram: @ibleedhops
FaceBook: facebook.com/ibleedhops

Premier Stainless Systems:
Instagram: @premierstainless
FaceBook: facebook.com/PREMIER-STAINLESS-SYSTEMS-314651066376/
Website: www.premierstainless.com

Ian Cheesman:
Twitter: @iancheesman
FaceBook: facebook.com/ian.cheesman.7/

West Coaster:
Facebook: facebook.com/westcoastersd/
Website: www.westcoastersd.com
Twitter: @WestCoasterSD
Instagram: @westcoastersd

This episode was recorded at Burning Beard Brewing.

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