Episode #77: San Diego Bacon Fest 2016, Part 1


Photo courtesy of Burning Beard Brewing



Austin Copeland & Shaver (Clinton Shaver) – Hillcrest Brewing Company

We are joined by Austin and Shaver and this interview goes a little better than the one we did at the North Park Craft Beer Block. We talk about what’s been going on at Hillcrest Brewing and what’s coming up for Oktoberfest and San Diego Beer Week.  We get two guest appearances by Grillfellas BBQ.  During the show a guy cuts in line for the booth next to us so Brian calls him out.  Apparently the guy didn’t like that so much and came by to give us some girts.  Let’s just say doing a show live from a beer festival is quite unpredictable.

Hillcrest Brewing Company:
Facebook: facebook.com/HillcrestBrewingCompany/
Twitter: @queensofbeer
Website: www.hillcrestbrewingcompany.com
Instagram: @mosuniverse

Carli Smith – Rock Bottom La Jolla

Next up we are joined by Carli Smith from Rock Bottom La Jolla.  Carli talks a little about their new crawler machine and how it’s not really like having a can of beer.  Moving onto her plans for Oktoberfest and her story about brewing her Imperial Oatmeal Stout.  Her assistant brewery was probably not happy with her after this batch.  We continue the talk about her putting that into barrels.  We are interrupted with a hangover cure called Magic Bullet.  Yes, it has a sex toy theme to it.  Also Derek from Abnormal stops by and serves us some of his New Money IPA.  We are then joined by George Thornton from The Homebrewer and Brian Mitchell from Pariah Brewing Company.  After some random topics we get back to Carli and her plans for Oktoberfest and SD Beer Week.  That moves onto SD Beer Week for The Homebrewer which leaves George with no ideas until Brian thinks a single malt beer might be a good idea.  A Single Malt, Only One Single Hop (SMOOSH) beer.  We then get into a little bit about Pariah Brewing and how good the homebrewing community in San Diego.

Carli Smith – Rock Bottom La Jolla:
Facebook: facebook.com/RBLaJolla/
Website: www.rockbottom.com/locations/la-jolla
Twitter (Personal): @carlismithsd
Instagram (Personal): @carlismithsd

George Thornton – The Homebrewer & Home Brewing Co.:
Facebook: facebook.com/TheHomebrewerSD/
Twitter: @homebrewersd
Website: www.thehomebrewersd.com
Instagram: @homebrewingco
Facebook: facebook.com/HomeBrewingCo/
Website: www.homebrewingco.com
Instagram (Personal): @georgeyesgeorge

Brian Mitchell – Pariah Brewing Company:
Facebook: facebook.com/Pariah-Brewing-Company-200403883320154/
Instagram: @pariahbrewing
Twitter: @pariahbrewingco

This episode was recorded live at Bacon Fest!

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