Sam Oswald of Midland Brewing Company

June 23, 2015

Drink My Brewcast returns to the studio after Bob and Stef celebrated the birth of their first baby boy Jacob Lee Miller! Congratulations to them and we welcome Jacob to the Drink My Brewcast family. 

Our 7 Monks Taproom "Brew For The Crew" comes from The Crowler which is a canned version of the growler. The Great Lakes Brewing Company's "Lawn Seat" finds itself under the knife today. This beer is a Kolsch and it on tap right now down at 7 Monks Taproom. Make sure you ask about the Brew For The Crew beer and 7 Monks will give you a coaster that allows you to rate the beer and they'll hand it to us to read your comments on the show!

Our interview today is with Sam Oswald who is the head brewer of Midland Brewing Company, which is located in Midland, Michigan of course. Midland Brewing Company officially began over a conversation at a Detroit Pistons game in 2009 between owners Pete Hayes and Keith Lawerence. Sam Oswald worked his way from being a home brewer to his the bartender at Midland Brewing Company, and now he's brewing the beers! 

Midland Brewing Company holds five flag ship beers, three seasonal beers, and some limited addition "pub only" brews. You can check out the list here....Midland Brewing Company Beers.

Brew News is back and Los Bob is talking about everything from Greenbush Tap Take over going on at 7 Monks taproom on July 16h. Short's Fest is scheduled for Saturday  August 8th. Bell's Brewery is releasing canned 12 packs of Oberon and Two Hearted this September. 

Arcadia Ales and One Well brewing will be joining forces to brew a collaboration beer called "Collaboration Nature Ale". The release party will be happening on Saturday July 18th, 2015. Mackinaw Brewing Company is releasing their summer wheat beer "Summer Love", brewed with a touch of local honey is now available on tap in downtown Traverse City. 

Brewery Ferment has officially opened up their outdoor patio seating and we highly recommend you head down, visit Carly, and taste some new brews. 
Our Drink My Brewcast Trivia Question sponsored by North Peak Brewing Company. You can always answer this question via Speakpipe on our Facebook page. You'll have until Monday to answer this question or we take it to the Facebook post. You have to listen to the show if you want to hear the question and the winner will receive a $25 gift card to North Peak Brewing Company. 


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