The Maltercation – ALEHEADS
Summary: The Maltercation on aleheads.com is a podcast solely dedicated to the world of beer… oh, and other stuff. Like sports. And movies. And cookies. We choose fun topics and yammer incessantly about the world\'s finest craft beers. Bottoms up!
THE ALEHEADS PODCAST: JASON LAVERY, LAVERY BREWING
THE ALEHEADS PODCAST: ALL BEERS CONSIDERED #32- THE CBA STRIKES BACK
THE ALEHEADS PODCAST: GREG KOCH, STONE BREWING
THE ALEHEADS PODCAST: FAL ALLEN, ANDERSON VALLEY BREWING CO.
THE ALEHEADS PODCAST: JACOB MCKEAN, MODERN TIMES BEER
THE ALEHEADS PODCAST: ME AND TONY MAGEE
THE ALEHEADS PODCAST: NEW BELGIUM COMING TO NORTH CAROLINA W/ WIN BASSETT
THE ALEHEADS PODCAST: ALL BEERS CONSIDERED #30- ASHEVILLE OR BUST
THE ALEHEADS PODCAST: INTERNATIONAL ARMS RACE W/ FLYING DOG’S MATT BROPHY
THE ALEHEADS PODCAST: RICK ARMON, AUTHOR OF “OHIO BREWERIES”
Adam Nason is the founder and operator of Beerpulse, the world's leading beer news website. We discuss how a nighttime hobby transformed into a business with the explosion of the craft beer industry, the challenges of monetizing publishing in the digital age, the debate over ethics in blogging, the death of embargoes, the future of beer media, and much more. For anyone with an interest in the writers and the technological tools they use to narrate the craft beer movement in America, this episode is a must-listen conversation with one of the most quietly influential individuals in the industry.
Slouch and Barley catch you up on all the week's news in the world of craft beer, including: ➮ Lagunitas looking to decommoditize malted barley by working directly with Canadian farmers ➮ AB Marketing VP suggests sticking craft beer with wine. The Aleheads have another idea where he can stick it. ➮ Just a man and his barrels- a look at Goose Island's John Laffler. ➮ Freetail's Scott Metzger issues a call for chefs to reform their beer lists. ➮ Grow hops for your local brewery. ➮ Gene Simmons invites Aleheads to Lick It Up at his new craft beer joint.
When last we spoke with Win Bassett, he was but a simple beer blogger like any other Alehead... now he's the new Director of the North Carolina Brewers Guild with a mandate to spread NC craft beer across our great nation. We talk about how he plans to accomplish this, some exciting new breweries opening in his state like Mystery Brewing and Haw River Farmhouse Ales, and updates to some current beer news events like the impending Sierra Nevada expansion to the greater Asheville area.
Brother Barley and Slouch Sixpack are back taking on the week's top beer news stories*. Topics include: Sam C to helm the Brewers Association; doesn't miss opportunity to crap on beer geeks Schlafly Brewmaster: "Please end distinction between beer and craft beer so this AB/Inbev thug releases me and my family..." Check your calendars; almost time for pumpkin beer! You're cut off! Alpine ends growler fills after seeing Exponential Hoppiness on eBay 2nd place in the Sierra Nevada sweepstakes wins you= Jack Shit And our favorite beer news site has a new url