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The Full Pint Podcast is your weekly destination for beer industry news rundowns and interviews from the most interesting beer-lebrities in the US. Check out our website thefullpint.com for up to date craft beer news, reviews and event information.

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The Full Pint Podcast is your weekly destination for beer industry news rundowns and interviews from the most interesting beer-lebrities in the US. Check out our website thefullpint.com for up to date craft beer news, reviews and event information.

    Interview - Amy Crook - Firestone Walker

    Interview - Amy Crook - Firestone Walker

    This week, we are joined by Amy Crook, Quality Manager at Firestone Walker Brewing. We discuss many topics including:
    - Meeting Amy this summer at the annual Anniversary Ale blending session.
    - What does Amy do at Firestone Walker?
    - The road leading to her role at Firestone Walker.
    - Amy's education.
    - Wine country fostering quality careers.
    - What a typical work week looks like?
    - How Firestone's growth has impacted her responsibilities.
    - The journey beer takes from tank to shelf and how it relates to quality.
    - Date codes in relation to brewery and customer expectation.
    - The most challenging beer to manage from a quality perspective.
    - How packaging tech has changed over the years.
    - The challenges of using adjuncts.
    And tons more!
    This episode was sponsored by Eppig Brewing in San Diego. Makers of award winning lagers and ales - Eppig's Oktoberfest Celebrations are coming up soon. Follow them on instagram [here] to learn more.
    This episode was also sponsored by The Bruery. It's that time of year, enrollment has begun for The Bruery 2023 Reserve Society. Visit https://thebruery.com to learn about the two versions of The Reserve Society you can join while spaces are available!
    Please check out these resources if you are a member of the craft beer industry and need help.
    National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/
    Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/
    Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Interview - Clayton LeBlanc of Eppig Brewing

    Interview - Clayton LeBlanc of Eppig Brewing

    This week, we are joined by Co-Owner/Brewer of Eppig Brewing out of San Diego, CA, Clayton LeBlanc. We discuss many things including:
    - Danny's introduction to Eppig Brewing five years ago.
    - The infamous Brewery Igniter program.
    - Clayton's journey leading to Eppig.
    - Eppig making their name by brewing really good lagers in an IPA town.
    - Interesting history behind Eppig.
    - Was the lager stigma in San Diego created by Stone Brewing?
    - Moving out of the 'Igniter.
    - Festbier/Oktoberfest
    - Creating drinking destinations
    - Being spooked by industry changes in San Diego?
    - Hey, they make hoppy ale too!
    - 6th Anniversary coming up!
    And much more!
    Follow all the latest on Eppig Brewing by visiting and following their Instagram account @eppigbrewing
    Please check out these resources if you are a member of the craft beer industry and need help.
    National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/
    Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/
    Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

    • 57 min
    September Show - Andy Returns

    September Show - Andy Returns

    We are back in the studio with our president, Andy. We chop it up and talk beery things such as:
    - A look back at Mikkeller in the United States.
    - When Mikkeller hit the scene in 2007/2008.
    - What made them unique at the time.
    - Paling up with Stone and AleSmith.
    - Importing high end beer via Shelton.
    - Danish tickers
    - High end bars Internationally and in the US.
    - Chumming back up with AleSmith.
    - Making a play for US production.
    - Mikkeller SD and the Viking Club
    - Mikkeller bars shuttering in California.
    - Workplace issues.
    - RIP Mikkeller SD.
    - Mikkeller's clout currently?
    - Latest chapter on Modern Times
    - Predicting the synergy of dual brands.
    - Early Festbier enjoyment.
    And much more!
    This episode was sponsored by Eppig Brewing in San Diego. Makers of award winning lagers and ales - Eppig's Oktoberfest Celebrations are coming up soon. Follow them on instagram [here] to learn more.
    Please check out these resources if you are a member of the craft beer industry and need help.
    National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/
    Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/
    Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

    • 56 min
    August Mailbag Show

    August Mailbag Show

    Danny and Jonny sit down to answer beer related questions that you submitted across our social media channels. We hope you enjoy!
    - Update on our 15th Anniversary can collabs.
    - Home brewers opening up a brewery?
    - The next brewery to sell out?
    - Greatest threat to craft beer?
    - Stone Cold IPA?
    - Why lower ABV beer sell the way they do?
    And tons more!
    We'd like to thank our sponsor, Great Notion Brewing. Great Notion Brewing offers a variety of modern, cutting edge, culinary inspired beers: pastry stouts, hazy IPAs, smoothie sours. Every few weeks they have been adding states to their direct shipping list. Download their app on the app store, and check out with promocode FULLPINT10 for 10% off your next order.
    Please check out these resources if you are a member of the craft beer industry and need help.
    National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/
    Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/
    Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

    • 44 min
    Inverview - Tyler Sadler Home Brewer / Pro Brewer

    Inverview - Tyler Sadler Home Brewer / Pro Brewer

    This week we are joined by home brewer, pro brewer, podcaster Tyler Sadler. We discuss many things including:
    - Tyler getting into "good beer."
    - First homebrewing experience.
    - Joining a homebrew club.
    - Why homebrewers make the obscure?
    - Sharing etiquette. 
    - Brew'd Up Podcast
    - Aspirations for the show.
    - LIT Brew.
    - The southern California bottle shop scene.
    Check out the Brew'd Up Podcast HERE
    And tons more!
    We'd like to thank our sponsor, Great Notion Brewing. Great Notion Brewing offers a variety of modern, cutting edge, culinary inspired beers: pastry stouts, hazy IPAs, smoothie sours. Every few weeks they have been adding states to their direct shipping list. Download their app on the app store, and check out with promocode FULLPINT10 for 10% off your next order.
    Please check out these resources if you are a member of the craft beer industry and need help.
    National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/
    Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/
    Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

    • 56 min
    Possibly Our Last Show On Stone Brewing

    Possibly Our Last Show On Stone Brewing

    Danny and Andy are joined to dicuss the sale of Stone Brewing to Sapporo U.S.A. Please note, there was a technical issue in Danny's audio this week that will be corrected in the next show. We discuss the following:
    - Danny's recent trip to Paso Robles, CA.
    - The news breaking of Stone Brewing getting acquired.
    - A brief history of us talking about this for the past few years.
    - The timing of the sale.
    - Why it's so fascinating to us.
    - Fan and employee reaction to the news.
    - What the future holds.
    - What remaining independent breweries are left to buy?
    - The latest in the Modern Times auction saga.
    And much more!
    We'd like to thank our sponsor, Great Notion Brewing. Great Notion Brewing offers a variety of modern, cutting edge, culinary inspired beers: pastry stouts, hazy IPAs, smoothie sours. Every few weeks they have been adding states to their direct shipping list. Download their app on the app store, and check out with promocode FULLPINT10 for 10% off your next order.
    Please check out these resources if you are a member of the craft beer industry and need help.
    National Women's Law Center - https://nwlc.org/
    Department of Fair Employment and Housing - https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/
    Project When - https://projectwhen.org/resources/how-to-report-workplace-harassment-incidents/

    • 1 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
147 Ratings

147 Ratings

kickintheeye ,

Great interview Enegren

More shows focused on hoppy lagers!

brother-dan ,

Excellent

I really like the “my friends might not like to hear the truth, but here it is.” Attitude. Keep up the great work!

dawnpatrolcutlow ,

opinion on the ahow

Danny has a great presence and personality. His gifts ate great dry humor, sarcasm, and the ability to connect with hos guests and audience. So regardeless, every episode is worth the listen.

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