Episode 143: 2018 Beer Predictions


We recorded Episode 143 right after 142 when we were at Intergalactic.  We are joined again by Noah Scoville from Stone Brewing, Ian Cheesman, and Travis Hudson to go over our 2018 beer predictions for San Diego.

2018 Predictions

Greg: There will be consolidation in #SDBeer in 2018.  Some bigger brewery like Stone, Grene Flash, Coronado

Travis: A brewery is going to open and their name will start with either a U, X, Y, or Z.  In addition, there will be a brewery opening up with a direction in their name.  Lastly, the will be a brewery opening up with a numerical name.  Possibly a four worded named brewery.

Ian: The release of specialty cans will increase, but less of them will be hazy IPAs.

Brain: Milkshake IPAs will explode in San Diego.

Noah: The 22oz. bomber will drastically reduce in numbers as a sales vessel and/or completely be gone by the end of the year.

Noah: More collaborations between breweries and festivals like Collabapalooza.

Noah: Something about Avery, but Beagle cut him off and went on a tangent.

Brian: Someone in San Diego will have the balls and release a weed beer and (may) get busted for it.

Ian: The rise of the non-adjunct stout.  As well as the rise of the barleywine.

Travis: Continue his streak of not drink a pumpkin beer and his streak of co-host of the year.

Travis: Crowler options will be better in 2018.  Better machinery will allow for a wider range of crowlers.

Ian: San Diego will have its first sexual harassment sex scandal.  In addition, Full Body Brewing will change its logo.

Travis: Clear the air of all the horrible, sexist beer names in San Diego beer.

Ian: San Diego will win more awards in non-IPA categories in national competitions.

Brian: More flavored brown ales.

Where to Find Our Guests:

Noah Scoville – Stone:
Twitter: @stonebrewing
Instagram: @stonebrewing
Facebook: facebook.com/StoneBrewing/
Website: www.stonebrewing.com
Twitter (Personal): @noahhundo
Instagram (Personal): @noahhundo

Travis Hudson:
Twitter: @IndieBeerLuv619
Instagram: @indiebeerluv619

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

I Do Declare!

Thank you, The Perfect Pour, Colin Salmon, Ken Lierman, Chris Bush, Tony Bagz, Tom Keliinoi, Nick Shields, Ryan DeBusk, West Coaster, Dave V, Roger Smith, Captain Eli, Craftbeeray, Vance Arthurs, Bill Benzel, Alana Gomez, Patrick Zacharias, Greg Nagel, Neil Halpin, John Allegretti, Scott Schmalbach, Brian Goold, Matt Landes, Cyrus B, Ben, Hoppy Craftsmen Podcast, Rock Out Scholarship Fund (Shawn Coady), Gwynntelligence (Padres Jagoff), Carlos Lee, Liz Bauer, and NEW! James Ramsay.

This episode was recorded live at Intergalactic Brewing.

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