Beer Life is a podcast chatting with the folks behind the beer in this collaborative and distinctly unique business. Jorden Foss, co-owner and operator of Steel & Oak Brewing Co. in New Westminster, British Columbia, hosts lively discussions exploring why people get into this industry in the first place, the trials and tribulations of running a brewery day to day, where beer has come from and where it might be going. Beer industry folks and fans alike will enjoy the candid, honest conversations about the everyday realities of living a Beer Life.
EP. 24 - Samantha Lindeman from Wildeye
In the 24th Episode of Beer Life, Jorden chats with Samantha Lindeman of Wildeye. They chat about COVID, almost losing a brewhouse, and the fact that Sam is much younger and has more energy than Jorden.
EP. 23 - Clete Hanson & Alex Jopson from Another Beer Co.
In the 23rd Episode of Beer Life, Jorden chats with Clete Hanson and Alex Jopson of Another Beer Co. in New Westminster. They chat about growlers and flights, intellectual property, and what it's like to be the second best brewery in New West.
EP. 22 - Bruce and Beer with Diversity in Brewing
In the twenty second episode of Beer Life Jorden talks with Bruce And Beer from Diversity In Brewing. Jorden and Bruce chat about making Tasting Room's inclusive and the first steps you can make, the KPU scholarship for BIPOC applicants, Slacktivism, and Jorden rambles a lot.
EP. 21 - Ken Beattie with the BC Craft Brewers Guild
In the twenty first episode of Beer Life Jorden talks with Ken Beattie from the BC Craft Brewers Guild. They chat about patios during COVID, hospitality markup, working for Molson Canadian, how the Guild started, and dealing with government information during the COVID pandemic.
Ep. 20 - Tessa Gabiniewicz from Land & Sea
In the twentieth episode of Beer Life Jorden talks with Tessa G from Land & Sea. Jorden & Tessa talk about all of her brewing gigs, living in small communities, and her experience brewing in the UK!
Ep. 19 - Nigel Springthorpe & Conrad Gmoser from Brassneck
In the nineteenth episode of Beer Life Jorden talks with Nigel and Conrad from Brassneck. Jorden & Brassneck talk about the highs and lows of beer life, how Brassneck started, and Vancouver Back Alley Scenes.