Discussing beer and brewing in a decidedly biased manner with brewers and figures from the American craft beer scene.
WCBB Podcast Episode 3 – BrewLAB Boys
This month’s podcast features some of my favorite brewers, Steve Jarmie, Peter Goldammer and Rob Peed from BrewLAB in Carpinteria, California. They’re small-batch brewers in a tiny industrial space off of Carpinteria Avenue, and they’re making some of the most consistently impressive beer despite working on a glorified homebrew system (I wrote about them more […]
WCBB Podcast Episode 2: Jim Crooks and Jeffers Richardson
This month we’ve got Jim Crooks and Jeffers Richardson from Firestone Walker Barrelworks in Buellton, California. Jim and Jeffers go way back with Firestone Walker, as Jeffers was the brewery’s first brewmaster and Jim was acquired alongside Matt Brynildson when the brewery moved into its Paso Robles location. Now Jim and Jeffers are making some […]
WCBB Podcast: Episode 1 — Mitch Steele
West Coast Beer Bias welcomes Mitch Steele, brewmaster for Stone Brewing Co. and Author of IPA: Brewing Techniques, Recipes and the Evolution of India Pale Ale. We chat about his past life as a brewer for Anheuser-Busch, the current state of craft beer and the future for Stone.