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Every Tuesday at 5:00 PM EST, New York City publican Jimmy Carbone plays host to an audio ale salon celebrating the world of craft beer. Through discussions with beer industry insiders and knowledgeable beer fans from across the country, Jimmy and his friends explore every aspect of the brewer's craft from grains to pint glass and tasting to toasting. Beer Sessions Radio is sponsored by GreatBrewers.com, your online source for craft beer information, and supported by The Good Beer Seal, an association of independently owned and operated bars in New York City that serve, promote and support good craft beer.

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Every Tuesday at 5:00 PM EST, New York City publican Jimmy Carbone plays host to an audio ale salon celebrating the world of craft beer. Through discussions with beer industry insiders and knowledgeable beer fans from across the country, Jimmy and his friends explore every aspect of the brewer's craft from grains to pint glass and tasting to toasting. Beer Sessions Radio is sponsored by GreatBrewers.com, your online source for craft beer information, and supported by The Good Beer Seal, an association of independently owned and operated bars in New York City that serve, promote and support good craft beer.

    Episode 517: Nightmares in Owning a Craft Beer Bar

    Episode 517: Nightmares in Owning a Craft Beer Bar

    This week, Jimmy talks to his guests about the challenges of owning a craft beer bar in New York City. He is joined by Kyle Radzyminski of The Baroness Bar, Gerry Leary of One Mile House, Megan Rickerson and Brian Winget of Someday Bar, and Ryan Brower of Gear Patrol. Hear them discuss the ups and downs of their labor of love, as well as the value of independent craft beer seals and lasting effects of hurricane Sandy.

    • 52 min
    Episode 516: Beer in the Bronx: Brewing with Authenticity

    Episode 516: Beer in the Bronx: Brewing with Authenticity

    Bronx brewers come to Brooklyn to discuss a new collaboration: Mama's Candied Yams Imperial Ale. Jimmy talks with Joel Suarez and Matt Negron of Uptown Beer Society, Rey Cortez and Oscar Santiago of First Boro Brewing, Paul Ramirez and Anthony Ramirez of The Bronx Beer Hall, and Dave Lopez of Gun Hill Brewing. Dom Cook, the founder of Beer Kulture and author of This Ain't the Beer That You're Used To: A Beginner's Guide to Good Beer also calls in from Tampa, Florida. They speak about the clash between authenticity and cultural appropriation in the beer world, the importance of giving back to the Bronx community they grew up in, and how learning about beer can be a positive force in a person's life.

    Beer List:
    Mama's Candied Yams, Gun Hill Brewery Collaboration
    Beer Kulture and Green Bench Brewing Company's Kulture Khronicles Vol. 1
    Barrier Brewing Company's Bronx Dance Party
    Gun Hill Brewing Company's Maple Bacon Void of Light
    Gun Hill Brewing Company's Antigua Moon
    Gun Hill Brewing Company's Felix
    Separatist Beer Project's Strange Landscape: Sauvignon Blanc

    • 50 min
    Episode 515: Dry January with Athletic Brewing

    Episode 515: Dry January with Athletic Brewing

    Recording at Top Hops Beer Shop, Jimmy is joined by Bill Shufel, the founder of Athletic Brewing, a non-alcoholic beer company. Some of his early supporters are around the table as well: Ted Kenny of Top Hops, Dan Lamonaca of Beer Karma, and Josh Bernstein the author of Drink Better Beer. Top Hops started serving beers from Athletic Brewing when they didn’t have a liquor license, but what began as a consequence of circumstance has become an intentional choice to serve non-alcoholic beer on tap. These beer industry experts discuss some unexpected production challenges in making NA beer, the retail appeal of this product, and the history of sessionable beers.

    • 46 min
    Episode 514: From the Abbey to the Table

    Episode 514: From the Abbey to the Table

    Jimmy welcomes the Beer Table team for a surprise tasting of 10 Belgian Trappist Ales. Justin Phillips, Gavin Murphy, Noah Levin, and Evan Rose are in the studio to share the history and flavor profiles of these beers as well as to discuss the naming of dubbels and tripels, the smell of De Dolle's beer, the kinds of beer that abbeys made hundreds of years ago, the popular image of monks with beer, and drinking Belgian abbey ales as opposed to cocktails at a bar. 

    Beer List:
    Trappistes Rochefort 10
    The Bruery's Mischief
    Transmitter Brewing's A4 Quad
    Chimay's Première (Red)
    Beer Table's Table Beer
    St. Bernardus Abt 12
    Westmalle's Trappist Ale Tripel
    De Dolle's Stille Nacht
    Brasserie d'Orval's Orval Trappist Ale
    Kiuchi Brewery's Hitachino Nest XH
     
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    • 53 min
    Episode 513: Class of 2019: NYC New Brews

    Episode 513: Class of 2019: NYC New Brews

    This week Jimmy talks about starting a beer brand in New York City with Gage Siegel of Non Sequitur Beer Project, Tara Hankinson and Johnny Osborne of Talea Beer Co., and Eric Shulz of Little Blind Beer. Hear them discuss barriers to entry in the New York brewing scene, supporting immigrants through beer, building brands that reach more women, holding tastings at Bloomingdale's and Elle Magazine, the way millennials want brands that share their values, and the use of art on a beer can. They also delve into new ways to create a beer brand such as Non Sequitur's pop-up events and Little Blind's one-off beer projects.

    Beer List:
    Freethought's Temporal
    Gun Hill Brewing Company's Mean Mean Bean
    Talea Bear Co.'s Tropicberry Tart Deco
    Talea Bear Co.'s Double Date
    Little Blind's Third Wave
    Little Blind's Zone Expansion
    Non Sequitur Beer Project's Begging for Attention

    • 51 min
    Episode 512: Common Roots: A Brewery Renewed

    Episode 512: Common Roots: A Brewery Renewed

    Christian Weber of Common Roots Brewing and Melanie Fronhofer of Fronhofer Design return to talk about how Common Roots has recovered from the fire at the brewery. They discuss keeping everyone employed during the rebuild, designing a canning line, holding a workshop on rebuilding pumps, improving the sustainability of the brewery, and night skiing. They also ask if there is American "lambic" and try the last batch of beer to survive the fire, a coolship founder farmhouse bottle conditioned ale.

    Beer List:

    Common Roots' In Bloom
    Common Roots' Good Fortune
    Common Roots' Coffee Cup

    • 56 min

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