It’s the 2nd Annual Chili Throwdown, recorded live at Bauhaus Brewlabs. We’re thrilled to be joined by Modist, Bauhaus, Bent Brewstillery, and special guest judges Chef Dan Parker and Jess Fleming, food critic for the Pioneer Press. Thanks to everyone that came out and supported FINNEGANS Reverse Food Truck with a donation. You can find out more about their mission to feed the hungry and support their cause here: https://finnegans.org/reverse-food-truck/
Drew and Schmitty are joined by Jeff Merriman of Northern Brewer to talk about making wine at home. Drew shares his experience of making his first wine. Jon & Spencer from Inbound Brewco discuss their latest bottle release, a RIS. Dan Parker joins the show to crack wise, talk #MNCleanPint, and sing bumper music with Lionel Richie.
In this Halloween edition of the #MNBeerCastAndrew and Schmitty talk to Ryan from Odell Brewing about some upcoming events as well as the their new canning line. Certified Cicerone® Dan Parker joins the fun as we discuss Candy and beer. Mark from Chop Liver talks about their upcoming Sioux Falls Craft Beer Expo and the South Dakota beer culture. The show wraps with Jamie from Northbound Smokehouse and Brewpub. Jamie gives details on their Diners Drive ins and Dives viewing party, and he shares what it was like to take a ride to “Flavor Town” with Guy Fieri.
Andrew & Schmitty hosted the educational forums at the St Paul Summer Beer Fest last weekend. In the first panel they cover beer and the culinary experience with Dan Parker, Sean Cooke, and Steve Johnson. The second education panel focused on brewing with local ingredients with Mighty Axe Hops, Community Hops, and Able Seedhouse & Brewery. If you couldn’t make it out there, enjoy!
Andrew & Schmitty cover some of the news in the MN beer scene this week, and talk to Dan Parker from Original Gravity about using beer in the kitchen and pairing with foods, and then we’re joined by Montgomery Brewing to talk about their Sunday Growler Sales and brewery operations.