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. 28 - Chris and Jonny from Small Gods plus Isaiah and Matt from Whistle Buoy
In the 28th episode of Beer Life, Jorden chats with Chris Bjerrisgaard and Jonny Kostiuk from Small Gods in Sidney BC and Isaiah Archer and Matt West-Patrick from Whistle Buoy in Victoria.
They talk about Island Life, the Chicago Chubs, brewery theft, and lagering tanks in an underground parking garage.
Ep. 27 - Jamie Garbutt & Jorden Foss
In the 27th episode of Beer Life, guest host Daniel Johnston talks to Jorden and his business partner Jamie Garbutt about S&O leading up to their 8th Anniversary Party.
Jorden misremembers facts, Jamie talks about puking in a trench drain, and they both reminisce about the past 8 years of Steel & Oak Brewing Co.
Ep. 26 - Tristan Stewart from Temporal Artisan Ales
In the 26th episode of Beer Life, Jorden chats with Tristan Stewart from Temporal Artisan Ales.
They talk about the challenges of being a true one person operation and only making and selling barrel-aged beer.
Tristan also nerds out on Amburana barrels.
Ep. 25 - Iain Hill & Aaron Jonckheere from Strange Fellows
In the 25th episode of Beer Life, Jorden kicks off 2022 with Iain Hill and Aaron Jonckheere from Strange Fellows Brewing in East Vancouver.
They talk about how Iain and Aaron met, how covid has changed how they do business, and why Jorden's dad helps pump up his bike tires.
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.