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The Tasting Glass - Avon Brewing Company

May 16th, 2020

I chat via telephone with Mathias Hauck, brewmaster and owner of Avon Brewing Company, and the soon to open Medina Brewing Company as well as ZZ's! He took time out of his busy day delivering beer to go over what Avon Brewing Company's reopening plans are! Tune in and be sure to continue to support local!

The Tasting Glass - Planted Flag Edition

May 7th, 2020

I chat via phone with Aaron Wirtz, brewmaster and co-owner of Planted Flag in Medina, Ohio. Hear how Aaron and his team had to adapt their business after the Covid-19 outbreak shut breweries and restaurants down on the day of their planned grand opening. You can get cans, growlers and food to go. Tune in for more information!

Quarantine Chat #1 - The Barrel Room Wine and Beer Bar

April 21st, 2020

On today's show I chat via telephone with Keri Sullivan, owner and proprietor of The Barrel Room Wine and Beer Bar in North Canton and Canal Fulton, Ohio about the carryout services she is offering at The Barrel Room.

Episode 94 - Maize Valley - Monk In Public

March 25th, 2020

In the Maize Valley finale, I chat with brewmaster Jake Turner over his Monk In Public Belgian Strong Dark Ale and Jake takes his turn at Between Two Hops! Please be sure to support Maize Valley during this time. Check out their Facebook page for carry-out hours and more!

Episode 93 - Maize Valley - Cafe Cubano

March 18th, 2020

This week, I chat with Maize Valley's brewmaster Jake Turner over their delicious Cafe Cubano stout. Tune in!

Episode 92 - Maize Valley - Hopnesia

March 11th, 2020

This week I chat with Maize Valley's Jake Turner over their Hopnesia IPA. Plus, in the Northeast Ohio Craft Brewery News "Tasting Glass": Marc Bona has the local winners from the New York International Beer Competition, Rick Armon reports that Unplugged Brewing Company received their brewing permit, Chris White of Fox 28 Columbus reports that Elevator Brewing is teaming up with Columbus Eagles on a line of drinks and more! Tune in!

Episode 91 - Maize Valley - Silo Killer

March 4th, 2020

I talk with Maize Valley Brewery's brewmaster Jake Turner over their Silo Killer Belgian Style Farmhouse Ale. Plus, in the Northeast Ohio Craft Brewery News "Tasting Glass": Market Garden is tapping a collaboration with the Pink Boots Society Cleveland Chapter, Blue Monkey is now open in North Royalton, Parma's getting it's first craft brewery, and more! Tune in!

Episode 90 - Terrestrial - Imperial French Toast Morning Halp

February 26th, 2020

This week finds me at Terrestrial Brewing Company talking about their Imperial French Toast Morning Halp. There are other variants to this beer, including a new one we discuss briefly. In the Northeast Ohio Craft Brewery News "Tasting Glass": Planted Flag announces it's opening day, Marc Bona has the details on Railroad Brewing Company's anniversary, Rick Armon has the details on Thirsty Dog's new cans, and more! Tune in!

Episode 89 - Terrestrial - Oz

February 19th, 2020

I chat with Terrestrial Brewing Company's brewmaster Ralph Sgro over their "Oz" Rainbow Sherbert Sour. Plus in the Northeast Ohio Craft Brewery News "Tasting Glass" segment: Saucy Brew is expanding to Columbus, two Ohio brewers make RateBeer's Top 100 Brewers in the World list, Rick Armon has the details on The Brew Kettle's Stout it Out Loud win and more! Tune in!

SPECIAL EDITION: Pink Boots Society - Cleveland Chapter

February 18th, 2020

In this special edition episode, I chat with Kelly Legan and Katarina Martinez from the Cleveland chapter of The Pink Boots Society. The Pink Boots Society exists to assist, inspire, and encourage women beer professionals through education. We chat about Pink Boots as a whole, the need for a Cleveland chapter, and where you can grab a pint of their New England IPA when it taps on March 8th.