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The Brews Traveler

 

"Our continuing mission: to seek out fantastic craft breweries, to meet the interesting life forms that brew beer, and to boldly drink what we have never quaffed before."

Traveling across America, making friends, drinking beer!       What more could you want?

 

 
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The Brews Traveler

by Allen Tatman

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Ep 9: BOULEVARD BITES & BREWS, Kansas City, MO https://www.boulevard.com/

Pre-Opening Song: Don't Go For the One by Gaelic Storm

Despite having the beginnings of a Summer head cold, Allen got behind the mic anyway and talked about the prehistoric genesis of beer and bread, and the relationship between the brewing of beer and the rise of civilization, referencing The History of the World in 6 Glasses by Tom Standage (2006, Walker Publishing, New York).  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3872.A_History_of_the_World_in_6_Glasses

Interview with Kyle Hopkins, Brand Ambassador for Boulevard Brewing, over bites and brews from their Smokestack Series Tasting Tour and a discussion of how food and beer can enhance a gastronomical experience.  https://www.boulevard.com/visit-us/tours/

Tony Rehagen brings us a report about the growth of craft breweries and the expansion of the industry in the United States.

Music featured and used with permission by GAELIC STORM www.GaelicStorm.com

Closing Song: Northern Lights

 

Ep 8: BENT PADDLE BREWING, Duluth, MN http://www.bentpaddlebrewing.com/

Broadcasting from Chicago after a quick 6 day tour through the Midwest.  A look at some interesting facts about Duluth MN, the home of Bent Paddle Brewing Company. 

Interview with Brewmaster and CEO of Bent Paddle, Bryon Tonnis about the unique partnership that is Bent Paddle Brewing.  Tony Rehagen brings us a report about The Take Craft Back movement and labeling on craft beer packaging. 

Music featured and used with permission by GAELIC STORM www.GaelicStorm.com

Closing Song: Green, White, and Orange

https://www.perfectduluthday.com/2009/04/27/first-shopping-mall-in-the-us-duluth-mall/

https://www.perfectduluthday.com/2017/10/24/duluth-birthplace-pie-la-mode/

https://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/26/business/jeno-paulucci-a-pioneer-of-ready-made-ethnic-foods-dies-at-93.html

https://gizmodo.com/who-invented-the-elevator-1570745196

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/frank-lloyd-wright-gas-station

https://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2015/11/09/edmund-fitzgerald-wreck-gordon-lightfoot-witch-of-november/75453176/

 

Ep 7: URBAN CHESTNUT BREWING, St. Louis, MO  http://urbanchestnut.com/home/

Opened the show with "The Beer Song" by Gaelic Storm.  Then we take a look at one of the world's great beer cities, Munich, Bavaria, Germany- the hometown of this week's guest, Florian Kuplent, CoOwner and Brewmaster of Urban Chestnut Brewing Co.  We discussed how he brought his expertise, especially in brewing lager beers, to the American Midwest.  We get a call from Tony Rehagen and discuss Brewery Names and Brand Labeling and Copyright and Trademark laws.  In the RV Rookie: sometimes the simplest solution is the stupidest one, as well as being the right one.

Music featured and used with permission by GAELIC STORM  www.GaelicStorm.com

Closing Song: Lover's Wreck

 

Ep 6: UPSLOPE BREWING, Boulder CO 7/2/18  https://www.upslopebrewing.com/

What do you get when a self proclaimed Ski Bum, a Dirtbag Mountain Climber, and an Argentinian Immigrant Brewer meet in the land of Rocky Mountain High?  One of the best craft breweries in a town and state full of great breweries.  A brief look at what might be thought of as the Craft Brew Capitol of North America, Boulder CO, and a sit down interview with Matt Cutter and Dany Pages, owners of Upslope Brewing.

Tony brings us a story about a shortage in Great Britain of 'gas' that is essential to brewing.

Music featured and used with permission by GAELIC STORM  www.GaelicStorm.com 

Opening Theme: SCALLIWAG

First Break: DON'T LET THE TRUTH GET IN THE WAY OF A GOOD STORY

Interview of the Week Bumper: THE FERRYMAN

Tony Brews in the News Report Bumper: WHAT'S THE RUMPUS?

RV Rookie Bumper: OUT THE ROAD

This Week's Closing Song: RAG & BONE

 

Ep 5: DARK SKY BREWING, Flagstaff AZ  6/26/18 https://www.darkskybrewing.com/

While on the road, up in Northern Minnesota, we put together our first podcast episode to be recorded and engineered from "Brewlysses," The Brews Traveler RV.  A look at the Ponderosa Pine Capitol of North America and the WORLD's 1st Recognized Dark Sky City.  Sat down with Nick Irvine, avid rockclimber and mad scientist brewer at one of Arizona's newest and most innovative breweries.

Tony, Tom and I talk about the new "Cannibeer" trends (Marijuana + Beer).

Music featured and used with permission by GAELIC STORM  www.GaelicStorm.com 

Opening Theme: SCALLIWAG

First Break: DON'T LET THE TRUTH GET IN THE WAY OF A GOOD STORY

Interview of the Week Bumper: THE FERRYMAN

Tony Brews in the News Report Bumper: WHAT'S THE RUMPUS?

This Week's Closing Song: SOUTH AUSTRALIA

 

Ep 4: 4HANDS BREWING, St. Louis MO 6/21/18 http://4handsbrewery.com/

In the shadow of the Gateway Arch, Busch Stadium, and AB's World Famous Clydesdales, Owner Kevin Lemp and Brewer Martin Toft created an innovative new brewery to serve thirsty Saint Louisians, and we sat down with them and had a chat over a couple of pints. A look at the history of lager brewing in St. Louis.

Tony takes us into a look at the crazy world of whiskey tango foxtrot Brews!  (including one that's brewed with Rocky Mountain Oysters!)

Music featured and used with permission by GAELIC STORM  www.GaelicStorm.com 

Opening Theme: SCALLIWAG

First Break: DON'T LET THE TRUTH GET IN THE WAY OF A GOOD STORY

Interview of the Week Bumper: THE FERRYMAN

Tony Brews in the News Report Bumper: WHAT'S THE RUMPUS?

RV Rookie Bumper: OUT THE ROAD

This Week's Closing Song: THE NIGHT I PUNCHED RUSSELL CROWE

 

Ep 3: REVOLUTION BREWING, Chicago IL 6/20/18 https://revbrew.com/

We head up to the Windy City and sit down with Doug Veliky, CFO of Revolution Brewing of Chicago, Illinois' largest brewery. Story on the Chicago Lager Beer Riots of 1855. We also talk to Tony about the changing drinking patterns of the Millennial Generation. http://www.businessinsider.com/millennials-habits-different-from-baby-boomers-2018-3

Music featured and used with permission by GAELIC STORM  www.GaelicStorm.com 

Opening Theme: SCALLIWAG

First Break: DON'T LET THE TRUTH GET IN THE WAY OF A GOOD STORY

Second Break: NEVER DRINK 'EM DRY

Interview of the Week Bumper: THE FERRYMAN

Tony Brews in the News Report Bumper: WHAT'S THE RUMPUS?

This Week's Closing Tune: BARE IN THE BASIN

 

Ep 2: SANTA FE BREWING, Santa Fe NM 6/19/18 https://santafebrewing.com/

We head southwest to the Land of Enchantment, and interview Brewmaster Bert Boyce and Marketing Director Jarret Babinsek of Santa Fe Brewing Company, the oldest craft brewery in New Mexico and the first brewery in that state since Prohibition.  We catch up with Freelance journalist Tony Rehagen and his report on the changing landscape of Craft Brewing. https://www.brewersassociation.org/staff-voices/challenging-the-bluster-over-brewery-taprooms/

Music featured and used with permission by GAELIC STORM  www.GaelicStorm.com 

Opening Theme: SCALLIWAG

First Break: DON'T LET THE TRUTH GET IN THE WAY OF A GOOD STORY

Interview of the Week Bumper: THE FERRYMAN

Tony Brews in the News Report Bumper: WHAT'S THE RUMPUS?

This Week's Closing Song: GREEN EYES-RED HAIR

 

Ep 1: MOTHER'S BREWING, Springfield MO 6/18/18  https://www.mothersbrewing.com/ 

We open with and an introduction to the Podcast and the team that is putting The Brews Traveler together! 

Our interview of the week is with Jeff Schrag, the owner and founder of Mother's Brewing of Springfield MO, and discuss one of the most interesting  incidents in Springfield that ever involved herpetology. https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/missouris-great-escaped-snake-scare-of-1953

We also have a visit with Tony Rehagen, and talk about how climate change is affecting barley, hops, and water- and will continue to do so. http://www.climatecentral.org/gallery/graphics/theres-trouble-brewing-for-beer

Music featured and used with permission by GAELIC STORM  www.GaelicStorm.com

Opening Theme: SCALLIWAG

First Break: DON'T LET THE TRUTH GET IN THE WAY OF A GOOD STORY

Interview of the Week Bumper: THE FERRYMAN

Tony Brews in the News Report Bumper: WHAT'S THE RUMPUS?

This Week's Closing Song: IRISH BREAKFAST DAY (listen all the way to the end for "The Nugget."  You'll figure it out;-)








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