Entries by Todd

027: Marcy Larson – Alaskan Brewing Co.

Episode 027: Marcy Larson is the co-founder of Alaskan Brewing Company which she started with her husband Geoff back in 1986.  The brewery is located in Juneau, Alaska and was the 67th independent brewery in the United States and the first brewery in Juneau since Prohibition. Worst Business Moment: About two years into the operation of Alaskan […]

026: Tom Kehoe – Yards Brewing Company

Episode 026: Tom Kehoe is the President and Co-Founder of Yards Brewing Co. in Philadelphia, PA. Tom started Yards out of garage back in 1994 after home brewing throughout his time in college.  From first selling beer in the parking of a Dead show to a handful of moves & expansions, plus several awards along the way, […]

025: Jason Ebel – Two Brothers Brewing Co.

Episode 025: Jason Ebel and his brother Jim started Two Brothers in late 1996.  The brother’s love of flavorful beer started with travels throughout Europe in the late 80’s which led them to opening a home brew and wine making store in 1992.  The more they were around brewing, the more passionate they became about opening […]

024: Scott Hovey – Adelbert’s Brewery

Episode 023: Scott Hovey is founder and brewmaster of Adelbert’s Brewery which started back in 2012 as a tribute to his late brother, George Adelbert Hovey.  Scott was a passionate home brewer for years before starting his brewery and believes in brewing beer that he likes to drink. Worst Business Moment: A seasonal sales cycle can […]

023: Joey Redner – Cigar City Brewing

Episode 023: Joey Redner is the founder and CEO of Tampa, FL’s Cigar City Brewing which opened its doors in the Spring of 2009.  The award winning brewery started as a modest two person brewery and after a few years of rapid growth is one of Florida’s largest breweries. Worst Business Moment: Joey’s initial vision for […]

022: Brent Ryan – Newport Storm Brewery

Episode 022: Brent Ryan is the president and co-founder of Newport Storm Brewery which released it’s first beer in July 1999.  Started by four friends after graduating college, Newport Storm has steadily grown over the years and has even launched a distillery. Worst Business Moment: Your brewery is your “baby.” You can get emotional about it, […]

021: David Valentine – Rethink Creative Group

Episode 020: Episode 020 is a slight departure from our normal podcast of interviewing brewery peeps.  This episode features David Valentine of Rethink Creative Group based in Dallas, TX.  Rethink is a full service creative agency and David is a co-founder and the Chief of Dream Topics In This Episode Include: The importance of  a […]

020: Oscar Wong – Highland Brewing Company

Episode 020: Oscar Wong is the owner and founder of Highland Brewing Company located in Asheville, North Carolina.  Highland rolled out its first kegs in December 1994 with a system built almost entirely of retrofitted dairy equipment. Worst Business Moment: Three years after starting Highland, Oscar was talked into starting a brewpub.  Oscar said this venture really took […]

019B: Robbie O’Cain – Starr Hill Brewery (part Two)

Episode 019 A&B: Robbie O’Cain is the Brewmaster at Starr Hill Brewery which started in September 1999 .  As the second oldest craft brewery in Virginia, Starr Hill has been a pioneer in the industry and has helped lay the ground work for the growing craft beer community in the region. Worst Business Moment: When you […]

019a: Robbie O’Cain – Starr Hill Brewery (Part One)

Episode 019 A&B: Robbie O’Cain is the Brewmaster at Starr Hill Brewery which started in September 1999 .  As the second oldest craft brewery in Virginia, Starr Hill has been a pioneer in the industry and has helped lay the ground work for the growing craft beer community in the region. Worst Business Moment: When you […]