Beer Flight Podcast serves up a sampling of beer and stories of drinking while traveling. In each episode we revisit our drinking journeys abroad with special guests and unique travel insight.
Elsewhere Brewing, pt 1
Before planting roots down in one place, Sara and Sam Kazmer decided to pack everything in storage and spend time traveling country to country. Craig and Billy sat down with Sara and Sam to go through their travels as well as their journey into the beer world. Episode 1 we chat about their journey around Central and South America as well as the challenges of opening a brewery.
Wisconsin with ProBrew
On this episode, we chat with brewery systems producer ProBrew to talk beer and life in Milwaukee and greater Wisconsin. We outline a starter kit for Wisconsin craft beer as well as offer up travel tips when planning your beer tour of Wisconsin.
Breaking the Ice with Round Trip Brewing
Have you ever been in a situation where you need to break the ice with the people around you? Maybe you're drinking with strangers abroad or going out to drinks with new colleagues or maybe you want to liven up your conversations with friends. On this episode, we explore five different ice breaker games - that can also double as drinking games - perfect for igniting conversations and a good time: What crime did you commit, two truths and a lie, categories, fives alive, and would you rather. For the episode, we gather our first four employees - Amy, Billy, Craig, and Mary Beth - so you can get to know the people behind Round Trip Brewing as well as learn a few ice breaker games yourself.
Mexico with Jason Buehler, Head Brewer at Denver Beer Co.
Name your go-to Mexican lager of choice - Bohemia, Corona, Dos Equis, Modelo Pacifico, Sol, Tecate, etc., - but can you name a craft beer from Mexico? While still young, the craft beer scene in Mexico is full of passionate, creative, and hungry brewers working to revolutionize the way the world perceives Mexican beer. Luckily for them, they have the advantage of being able to source unique local ingredients including flowers, peppers, agave, chocolate, and more that only grow in the region.
On this episode, we bring Jason Buehler - award winning Head Brewer at Denver Beer Co. & Cerveceria Colorado - to share his experiences and insights on working with Mexican craft brewers and judging beer competitions in Mexico. He discusses the generous hospitality he's received, friendships developed, unique ingredients discovered, the challenges craft brewers in Mexico face, and more.
Update: on November 9, 2020 we learned the passing of our friend Jason Buehler after injuries from a climbing accident. He was a friend of our CEO & Head Brewer Craig Mycoskie and one of the finest brewers out there. Our hearts go out to Jason’s family as well as his brewing family at Denver Beer Co. and Cerveceria Colorado. If you have enjoyed Denver Beer Co on a Colorado adventure, consider a donation to support Jason’s family: http://www.gofundme.com/f/jason-buehler
Scotland + Whisky, pt 2
Scotland is a beautiful and majestic country and they don’t mind waiting a generation to enjoy a glass of scotch if it means the drink comes out perfect. In this episode, we take a tour of Scottish whisky to talk different malts and blends, notable distilleries, impact on the local economy, and more. We invite our friend, Dave Kuhn, to take us on this journey through Scotland and give a primer for those not acquainted with the water of life. In part 2, we continue the discussion but add in a tasting of a variety of scotches of varying levels of alcohol, peat, and flavor. We talk about different ways to enjoy scotch, the different regions, odd industry terms, and playing golf in Scotland. You do not need to listen to part 1 to enjoy this episode but we encourage you do so.
Scotland + Whisky, pt 1
Scotland is a beautiful and majestic country and they don’t mind waiting a generation to enjoy a glass of scotch if it means the drink comes out perfect. In this episode, we take a tour of Scottish whisky to talk different malts and blends, notable distilleries, impact on the local economy, and more. We invite our friend, Dave Kuhn, to take us on this journey through Scotland and give a primer for those not acquainted with the water of life. In part 1, our discussion takes us on a virtual tour of Scotland, visiting the different islands, and how to travel with whisky in your luggage. We discuss how scotch fuels the local economy for many communities and the controversy around blending malts. This is for every drinker from the scotch novice to the more advanced whisky drinker.