21 episodes

Join Mischa Smith and Alex Violette as they share their passion and knowledge of the craft beer industry. Each week, they will be joined by a different guest to discuss the world of beer and share their stories. Whether you're a seasoned craft beer enthusiast or just getting started, there's something for everyone on Beer Stories. Tune in and join the conversation. Welcome to Beer Stories! Learn more about Pasteur Street Brewing Co. Follow us on Facebook. 

Beer Stories: Craft Beer Industry Insights Mischa Smith and Alex Violette

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Join Mischa Smith and Alex Violette as they share their passion and knowledge of the craft beer industry. Each week, they will be joined by a different guest to discuss the world of beer and share their stories. Whether you're a seasoned craft beer enthusiast or just getting started, there's something for everyone on Beer Stories. Tune in and join the conversation. Welcome to Beer Stories! Learn more about Pasteur Street Brewing Co. Follow us on Facebook. 

    BONUS EPISODE: Host of Seven Million Bikes Podcast & Producer of Beer Stories, Niall Mackay

    BONUS EPISODE: Host of Seven Million Bikes Podcast & Producer of Beer Stories, Niall Mackay

    In this Bonus Episode, Alex & Mischa interview Producer Niall about HIS craft beer journey! They discuss Niall's favourite thing about beer, that time he quit drinking for a year and a half, his first memory of discovering craft beers, the Australian craft beer scene (from back in the day), visiting St. James's Gate, the sanctity of the bar area, drinking beer in The UK vs. drinking beer in The USA, big breweries acquiring craft breweries, the 1%, the problem with gendering beer styles, whether or not it's appropriate to try to pick up women at a Taproom, beer snobs, and draft vs. package! They also engage in a pre-Hangover Check Hangover Check segment that was then called "How Hungover Are You" and wrap it up with a lively round of Fact or Fiction! Enjoy. 
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    • 47 min
    TEASER | Host of Seven Million Bikes Podcast & Producer of Beer Stories, Niall Mackay

    TEASER | Host of Seven Million Bikes Podcast & Producer of Beer Stories, Niall Mackay

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    Founder & Owner of Steersman Brewery, Wayne Su

    Founder & Owner of Steersman Brewery, Wayne Su

    Alex & Mischa wrap up Season 1 of Beer Stories by talking with Wayne Su, Founder & Owner of Steersman Brewery, another craft brewery based right here in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam! They talk about Wayne's discovery of craft beer here in Vietnam after growing up in Taiwan, his homebrewing start leading to opening his own brewery in Saigon, winning international awards and what that means for a young brewery, Alex's favourite subject: Brown Ales (!!), how Wayne's family supported and encouraged him with his first business start-up, Wayne's new business partner Ben and what he brings to the table at Steersman, the possibilities of a good Pho Beer, Steersman's recent foray into making hard sodas, how there are no laws while drinking White Claws, and building up craft beer neighbourhoods by working together! They also have a fairly tame Hangover Check and another spirited round of Fact or Fiction. Cheers! 
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    • 42 min
    TEASER | Founder & Owner of Steersman Brewery, Wayne Su

    TEASER | Founder & Owner of Steersman Brewery, Wayne Su

    Please enjoy this sneak peek at the final episode of Beer Stories Season 1, where Alex & Mischa welcome the Founder of Steersman Brewery, Wayne Su into the studio! They discuss starting a brewery in Vietnam and all of the ups and downs of that fun process! Full episode coming on Monday - cheers! 
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    • 2 min
    Sales Rep for HiWine and Formerly of Pasteur Street Brewing Company, Kat Marshall

    Sales Rep for HiWine and Formerly of Pasteur Street Brewing Company, Kat Marshall

    Welcome to Beer Stories Episode 8! Alex & Mischa welcome their former colleague and current HiWine Sales Rep Kat Marshall into the studio to discuss the Vietnamese Craft Beer Industry from an insider's look! Kat talks about how she got into the craft beer scene with the guys at BiaCraft & Quan Ut Ut, and then joined Pasteur Street Brewing Company as a Sales Rep before eventually moving on to the wine sales game. They also discuss the sensation of trying an IPA for the first time after a lifetime of light local lagers, the personality you need to be an effective sales rep, Vietnam's place in the larger craft beer community, why people like craft beer, the very beginnings of the Vietnamese Craft Beer Industry, the difference between selling wine and selling beer, and becoming a TikTok sensation! They also search deep inside Kat's heart in a very personal round of Fact or Fiction. Cheers! 
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    • 36 min
    TEASER | Sales Rep for HiWine and Formerly Pasteur Street Brewing Company, Kat Marshall

    TEASER | Sales Rep for HiWine and Formerly Pasteur Street Brewing Company, Kat Marshall

    Sneak peek of Beer Stories Season 1 Episode 8!! The guys welcome Kat Marshall into the studio to talk about the Vietnamese Craft Beer Industry from the Vietnamese perspective! Kat has been an important figure in the evolution of craft in Saigon, working first as a server and then supervisor at BiaCraft before joining Pasteur Street Brewing Company as the Key Sales Representative for Southern Vietnam! They discus her journey and all things Vietnam Craft Beer. Cheers! 
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