Anderson Valley Bourbon Barrel Stout

May 19, 2015

More information coming soon!

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Robert Creighton of The Shed Brewing Co.

May 14, 2015

It's time to Drink My Brewcast craft beer lovers with your host Los Bob, Shauny Boy, and Carly. In this episode our 7 Monks Taproom "Brew 4 The Crew" is the Manitou Amber Ale from Brewery Terra Firma, who just released this classic Michigan Beer in cans. The beer was originally brewed at Traverse Brewing Company in Williamsburg by brewer John Neidermaier.

Our guest on the show is the esteemed brewer Robert Creighton. Robert is opening up The Shed Brewer in Ontario, Canada and gives us a great perspective on the Canadian Craft Beer scene. He started in the beer industry working for Labatt's 1989 and has all over the great beer making country of Canada, being our neighbor on the border he's also has some great insight on the Michigan Craft Beer Scene.

We round out the show talking Carly's Cuisine, a little Brew News, and even throw out some support for Joshua Davis on The Voice. We wish him the best of luck as he competes in this weeks finals.

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Steve Buszka of Frankenmuth Brewery

May 6, 2015

In this episode of Drink My Brewcast, we talk to brewmaster Steve Buszka of Frankenmuth Brewery and our 7 Monks Taproom "Brew 4 the Crew" is the Tenebrous Black RyePA fromDestihl Brewery.

This episode of Drink My Brewcast is brought to you byThe Jolly Pumpkinon Old Mission Peninsula. More information on this episode coming soon!
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American Brewers Inc. and Food Baby

April 30, 2015

On this episode of Drink My Brewcast we bring you two guests! We're moving up in the world. Despite all that has gone wrong with the Brewtenders this week they pull it together and put together a heck of a show. They overcame water pump breaks, the crud, website hacks, and much much more.

Our 7 Monks Brew for the Crew is the "Old Friends Pale Ale" from Beggars Brewery in Traverse City. It got some great ratings from the good people who filled out a coaster at 7 Monks, now it's the bartenders turn.
Our Craft Beer Guest is the owner of American Brewers Inc. and his name is Mark Cataldo. American Brewers Ink is not operational right now but they have plenty of beer, and mead being stocked up for their grand opening which will be called the "Release the Beast Party." They are located in Kalamazoo and we encourage you to look them up and keep an eye our for their release. 
One of our loyal listeners Kent Noller of Food Baby Food Truck joins the show and he is currently in an Indie GoGo campaign to raise money after being shafted by a Food Truck Builder. You can check out his campaign here and we hope you give a little donation to help him pursue his dream or running a Food Truck. Check out his campaign here
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Left Hand Good Juju

April 22, 2015

This is a short episode dedicated to our 7 Monks Taproom Brew 4 The Crew, and Drink My Brewcast Beer Trivia sponsored by North Peak Brewing Company. 

Our Brew 4 The Crew is the Left Hand Brewing Company "Good JuJu" which is currently on tap at 7 Monks Taproom. If you head into 7 Monks and ask for the "Brew 4 The Crew" you will receive a featured beer along with a ratings coaster. Fill out the coaster, leave us a few comments and we'll read them on the air. 
Next weeks Brew 4 The Crew will be the "Old Friends Pale Ale" from Beggars Brewery here in Traverse City. 
Drink My Brewcast trivia is brought to you by North Peak Brewing Company and this week a $25 gift card to North Peak is up for grabs but you have to listen to the show in order to participate! It's a great questions and if you're an avid listener of the show you should know what the answer is. 
Thanks for listening craft beer lovers!
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100th EPISODE! with Adam Harden

April 15, 2015

Well we made it, a lot further than most but there's still a long way to go. Welcome to the 100th episode of the Drink My Brewcast Show brought to you by North Peaking Brewing Company, The Jolly Pumpkin, Bastone Brewery, and 7 Monks Taproom.
Our 7 Monks Brew 4 The Crew is the Alaskan Amber from Alaska Brewing Company. This beer received some great reviews from those who tried it at 7 monks over the past week. The Alaskan Amber is an Alt Style Beer and it's been a while since an Amber has been on stage so we're excited to give it a try.

Our guest on the show is Adam Harden and he is the head brewer at Clam Lake Brewing Company in Cadillac, MI. Adam joins the show via Skype and gives us a feel for his brewpub which features 40 craft beers on tap, artisan pizzas, delicious angus burgers and much more. Located at 106 S. Mitchell St in downtown Cadillac. We appreciate Adam coming on the show and hope to make it down to visit him and taste his beers soon.

In our 3rd segment we dig into the archives and play a game called "Who Said What?" Infamous quotes from Los Bob, Shauny Boy, Carly Rainbow Anderson, Centurion, and Moranimal. Jonny "The Wolf" Tonga joins in on the game while Moranimal gets back behind the board and destroys things.

Bob digs into Craft Brew News and Carly gives us a new "Cuisine" in the 4th segment.

Our music in this episode is from the band Vulfpeck that hails from Ann Arbor, and Los Angeles and they are tearing it up on YouTube right now. They'll also be performing at the Short's 11 year Anni Party going on in downtown Bellaire, MI. Performances include Vulfpeck, The Accidentals, and another favorite of DMB Greensky Bluegrass. You'll hear their songs "1612" and "Adrienne and Adrianne", THANKS TO VULFPECK for the great music.

Summer is just around the corner and that can mean only one thing, North Peak's "Members Only Brew Club Party" on the deck! All brew club members 21 and up, please join us on May 16th from 12pm to 4pm for .50 cent drafts and $1.00 cheeseburgers and hot dogs. Come kick off the summer with us hear at North Peak Brewing Company, where good times are measured in pints!

If you have any questions or comments about the Drink My Brewcast show, please email us at drinkmybrewcast@icloud.com

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Award Winning Homebrewer Chuck Green

April 8, 2015

We're back in the studio from our Kalamazoo road trip and talking craft beer with homebrewer Chuck Green. Chuck was the 2015 Winter Microbrew and Music Festival Peoples Choice Winner and we are extremely excited to have him on the show because he's a great brewer, but a better dude.

Drink My Brewcast is made possible by North Peak Brewing Company, and The Jolly Pumpkin in Traverse City, MI. The Jolly Pumpkin is releasing a brand new beer this month called "La Roja Du Kriek" which means "with cherries." Brewmaster Ron Jefferies combined 3,100 gallons of 2013 La Roja and 50 gallons of Michigan Tart Cherries creating a delicious combination of sour and tart joie de vivre. Make sure you check out www.jollypumpkin.com for more information about this exciting new release.

Our Brew 4 The Crew with 7 Monks Taproom segment highlights the Saison du Stormcloud from Stormcloud Brewing in Frankfort. The beer gets great reviews not only from our crew but from about 30 participants who filled out their rating cards at 7 Monks. Just a great beer and highly recommended.

Chuck Green sticks around and joins us for our third segment as well full of Brew News, and Carly's Cuisine. We would like to thank our Sponsors, 7 Monks Taproom, North Peak Brewing Company, and The Jolly Pumpkin for making this show possible and we looking forward to more great content promoting the craft beer industry across the U.S. Thanks for listening good people!

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Greenbush Indispensable IPA

March 26, 2015

Were coming to you from 7 Monks Taproom in downtown Traverse City for a short Brew 4 The Crew episode with general manager of 7 Monks, Jason Kasdorf. 7 Monks will always have the Brew 4 The Crew beer on tap every Tuesday night you'll be able to rate the beer by writing your score on a special coaster. We'll tally up your score and comments and talk about the reviews on air.

Our Brew 4 The Crew in this episode is the Greenbush Indispensable IPA. Greenbush brewing is out of Sawyer, Michigan and they are brewing up some tasty craft beers.

We're stoked to be partnering with 7 Monks on this segment and can't wait to see what our listeners are tasting. Everyone's pallet is different so were always interested in hearing the comments on our Brew 4 The Crew Selections. Please email us at drinkmybrewcast@icloud.com if you have any questions or are looking for more Michigan Craft Beer information.

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David Zuckerman of Boulder Beer Company

March 18, 2015

Welcome to a Colorado themed episode of Drink My Brewcast! The Craft Beer podcast where three head bartenders in Traverse City, Michigan, sit down to talk about the craft beer industry with brewers, owners, and all hard working people in the craft beer industry.

Drink My Brewcast is made possible by North Peak Brewing Company, established in 1997 making it one of the first craft breweries in Northern Michigan. This family friendly brewery is home to the award winning Diabolical IPA. Stop in and see us for a handcrafted beer and great food. Located in downtown Traverse City on the corner of Front St. and Hall St. Check out their restaurant website at www.NorthPeak.net, and learn more about their beers at www.NorthPeakBeer.com

In this episode we kick of our new partnership with 7 Monks Taproom in Traverse City on the Brew 4 The Crew Segment. General Manager of 7 Monks Jason Kasdorf joins us in studio to rate the Boulder Beer Slope Style Winter IPA and we also bring in the highly acclaimed head brewer of Boulder Beer Company David Zuckerman. David's been the brewer at Boulder Beer Company since 1990 and is one of the longest tenured and respected brewers in America. He gives us some great insight on the momentum of the craft beer community and we are honored to have him on the show.

Make sure you stop into 7 Monks Taproom and try out the next Brew 4 The Crew beer selection. Ask for this weeks "Brew 4 The Crew Beer" and the staff will give you a coaster that will guide you in rating that specific beer. Once you rate the beer, hand the coaster back into a 7 Monks staff member and we will read your rating on the show.

Feel free with any suggestions or feedback you might have at drinkmybrewcast@icloud.com and feel free to check out our website at www.drinkmybrewcast.com CHEERS!

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Nate Crane & Tina Schuett of Rare Bird Brewpub

March 12, 2015

We haven't had Nate and Tina on the show since Rare Bird Brewpub opened up last summer. Tina was a big part in our first home brew episode and Nate joined us during the summer Microbrew and Music Festival. Rare Bird is doing extremely well here in Traverse City and it's great to have them on the show talking about their experience over the last year and a half.

Our music is from AOK Music out of Grand Rapids, and you can find them on facebook under AOK MUSIC.
The crew brings in Moranimal to talk about the production of Suds and Snow, what went wrong, and what went right. This was the first year Moranimal was part of a core team that took over management of Suds and Snow, Drink My Brewcast emceed the event and we'll be releasing audio from that festival over the next few episodes. 
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Suds and Snow, St. Baldricks, and Much More!

March 5, 2015

There is a lot going on this winter and we're right in the middle of it. 

We will be adding to these show notes very soon but here are a few websites to check out regarding Suds and Snow and St. Baldricks
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Aaron Langtot & Mike Plesz of Rochester Mills Brewing Company

February 18, 2015

Welcome to episode 93 of the Drink My Brewcast show and it's a throw back show. Were' doing Stumbles, and the Centurion even joins us in studio. Our interview is with Aaron Langtot Business Development Director of Rochester Mills Brewing Company and Founder Mike Plesz in Rochester, Michigan. Aaron and Mike joined us from sunny Florida which casts a cloud of envy over those in studio. The weather here in Traverse City has been frigid and terrible so we decided to splurge on the Brew for the Crew today with the TWO beers from the Perrin Killer Craft Series named "Kill Em All", and "With Kindness." These two beers get a favorable review and a not so favorable review from the Brewcast. Which ones? well you'll have to listen! We encourage you to splurge as well and try the Killer Craft Series from Perrin Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Did you know you can subscribe to Drink My Brewcast on Itunes! It's true and your life will be changed forever. Here is our Itunes Link

In our interview segment we speak with Aaron Langtot and the founder of Rochester Mills Brewing Company Mike Plesz. They give us a great history of the company, talk about their production facility. If you haven't tried their Imperial Milk Shake Stout put it on the to do list, it's a great beer.

Tickets are still available for the Michigan Brewers Guild Winter Fest are still available from Friday night this coming weekend. Saturday is all sold out but make sure you go to www.mibeer.com if you want to snag a few tickets for this Friday.

We're giving away two tickets to Suds and Snow via our Facebook page! We'll be talking about the details of this competition in the final segment of the show.

Our friends at 7 Monks Taproom is hosting a Dark Horse Tap Takeover this Thursday Feb 19, with music from Scotty Karate!. 7 Monks will be joining us on our Brew for the Crew Segment after this show and if you stop into 7 Monks you'll be able to join in on the ratings! Information coming soon!

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Mike Eme of Cheboygan Brewing Company

February 12, 2015

Welcome to another episode of Drink My Brewcast where interview the hard working people of the craft beer industry. Hosted by three local Traverse City bartenders and produced by a couple of Traverse City Musicians. We've been able to add a lot more interviews from around the country due to our good friend Skype and even though Cheboygan is only a few hours away, the weather has been nasty in Michigan lately and we've had to cut down on our traveling shows.

So via Skype we are happy to have the Head Brewer of Cheboygan Brewing Company Mike Eme on the show. Mike's a hilarious guy who happens to be a very talented brewer. We encourage you to stop into Cheboygan Brewing Company on your way up north to Mackinac Island or if your in Michigan they do have distribution through out the state.

Our Brew for the Crew in this episode is the Oddside Ales "Beautiful Disaster". We have some news coming soon about our Brew for the Crew and it's going to be a great way to involve all of our listeners and hear their thoughts on the beers we decide to rate.

Music in this episode was brought to us by Brady Corcoran and the Sweater Party who will be performing at the upcoming Suds and Snow event in Traverse City at Timber Ridge Resort

Tickets are on sale now and Drink My Brewcast is the main music sponsor for this event.

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Saugatuck Brewing Company

February 4, 2015

Well we're back and excited to be talking to Megan Pruim (Marketing Coordinator) and Steven Scheerhorn (Production Manager) of Saugatuck Brewing Company in beautiful Saugatuck, Michigan. If you haven't been down there it's a great town on the waters of Lake Michigan.

The crew dives into all things regarding Saugatuck Brewing Company, from the selection of beer, staff, and the logistics of distributing outside of Michigan. We just wish they had more beer distributed up here in Traverse City.

Our Brew for the Crew in this episode is the Blue Sunday Sour from New Holland Brewing Company and the crew has been anticipating this beer for a long time.

We're excited to be emceeing the Suds and Snow festival on March 7th at Timber Ridge Resort in Traverse City. We'll be sponsoring the music stages and artists who will be Brady Corcoran and The Sweater Party and our music in this show was provided by the headliner The Lucas Paul Band

We've got over 90 episodes and show notes available at www.drinkmybrewcast.com. We're coming up on episode 100 so were always looking for ways to celebrate so email us at drinkmybrewcast@icloud.com

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Petoskey Brewing Company

January 23, 2015

Road Trip!!! The crew heads up to Petoskey Brewing Company to meet with Head Brewer Brad Bergman, and on the way back stops at the Bridge Street Taproom in Charlevoix. Nothing like an nice car ride north on the 31. 

We would like to thank Petoskey Brewing Company for their hospitality and Brad for giving us a tour of the Brewery. It's a beautiful building and the beer is fantastic. If you're in the Petoskey, Harbor Springs area, we encourage you to stop in for a bite to eat and drink tasty Horny Monk on tap. 
We'd love to you hear from you at drinkmybrewcast@icloud.com
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