The Craft Beer Showdown Podcast, brought to you by Craft Beer Academy, takes two people in the Craft Beer world and compares different topics to see who comes out on top. The Showdown will include everything from breweries, beers, styles of beers, seasons, releases, and even vintages of a specific beer. We will also cover home-brewing topics and interviews. 2 Beers Enter, 1 Beer Leaves. Whether you are a seasoned brewer, or someone just starting in craft beer, there's something for everyone.
CBA 025 – Jeff Stuffings from Jester King Brewery
On a farm outside of the city of Austin, Texas you’ll find a brewery that is more reminiscent of the old-time farmhouse breweries than the modern production facilities of big brewers today. On-site well water and yeast that’s naturally occurring in the Texas Hill Country are used to make some of the most unique beers […]
CBA 024 – Shaun O’Sullivan of 21st Amendment Brewery
“I think this would be a good time for a beer” -Franklin Delano Roosevelt, upon the signing of the Cullen-Harrison Act on March 21st, 1933, the precursor to the 21st Amendment and repeal of Prohibition on December 5th, 1933. Prohibition was a dark time for the United States. Temperance proponents seemed to have won the fight […]
CBA 023 – ShuBrew and #PCBW 2014
Some say that craft beer is all about how big your brewery is, and some say it’s all about the ingredients. If you ask Zach Shumaker from ShuBrew in Zelienople, PA, he’ll probably say it’s all about the passion and love of brewing and making great beer. Zach, a US Marine in a previous […]
CBA 022 – Drew Larson – The Cicerone Certification Program
Welcome to Session 22 of the Craft Beer Showdown Podcast. In this episode I got the opportunity to sit down and talk with Drew Larson from the Cicerone Certification Program. For those of you that might not be aware, the Cicerone program is truly unique in the world of beer. In a world that is […]
CBA 021 – Chris White of White Labs
Welcome to Session 21 of the Craft Beer Showdown. It’s been a few months since I published a episode and for that I do apologize for the delay. There was a sudden death in early January. After all that I just didn’t feel like doing a lot with my site and was a little more […]
CBA 020 – 7 Tips For Home Brewing Success With Andy
Welcome to session 20 of the Craft Beer Showdown Podcast. In this episode I sat down again with my good friend Andy to pick his brain about some home brewing tips, tricks, and what he considers the top seven tips for home brewing success. I first talked to Andy about home brewing back in session […]
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Liked the old format
Enjoyed the new show, it was nice to hear two people talk together, but I liked the old style head to head showdowns