Tap the Craft Episode 155: Italian Pilsners

It’s Episode 155 and we discuss a few craft beer articles starting with showcasing the Italian Pilsner style and then moving on to the new Deschutes Brewery anniversary ale and finishing off More »

Tap the Craft Episode 154: Brewer’s Yeast , Part Deux

It’s Episode 154 and we finish our discussion with brewers yeast…discover the nutritional requirements and by-products produced during the brewing process.  These by-products change depending on whether the yeast has sufficient or More »

Tap the Craft Episode 153: Brewer’s Yeast Lowdown

It’s Episode 153 and we discuss brewers yeast…discover the many different criteria that must be taken into consideration when selecting a yeast for beer production, as well as the life cycle of More »

OFR 502 – Triangles

Open Forum Radio – Episode 502 OFR Season 11 (Episode 20) – Triangles Tuesday, May 26th 2020 9:45 EST Introduction & Roll Call: Derek, Vladz, Whiskey (Feedback at OFRfeedback@gmail.com) Triangles A first More »

Tap the Craft Episode 152: Is Maibock Better Than Your Bock?

It’s Episode 152 and we discuss a great springtime style that many listeners may not be familiar with…the German-style Maibock. We dive into some history behind the style, as well as some More »

 

Tap the Craft Episode 151: Wasps, Wine and Beer

It’s Episode 151 and we discuss a couple interesting craft beer articles…one about harvesting yeast from wasps and making beer with it, and another about mixing wine with beer to create a new style of beer called oenobeer. Plus we

Tap the Craft Episode 150: My Pizza Came Too Fast

We made it to Episode 150 and we celebrate by having the largest number of people on air at the same time. Welcome the Kudzal/Carlson clan…we have husband and wife beer tourist extraordinaires, Jim Kudzal and Tara Carlson along with

Conspiracy Otter vs Chasing the White Rabbit

The Conspiracy Otter Episode 8: Conspiracy Otter vs Chasing the White Rabbit Chasing the White Rabbit is a term we’ve all heard before. It comes from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. Alice’s strange journey begins when she sees

OFR 501 – We Are Back

Open Forum Radio – Episode 501 OFR Season 11 (Episode 19) – We Are Back Tuesday, April 14th 2020 9:45 EST Introduction & Roll Call: Derek, Vladz, Whiskey (Feedback at OFRfeedback@gmail.com) Over the hump, one month later…. Thank you to

Tap the Craft Episode 149: Talking Corona Crisis with Trek Brewing

In Episode 149 we bring back a good friend to help us talk about the impact of the coronavirus quarantine on small independent craft breweries.  John Ream of Trek Brewing, located outside of Columbus, OH, updates us on how Trek

State of the Industry 2020 2 of 3

SOTI 2 of 3 1:00 – Digital purchases don’t guarantee ownership. 2:30 – Games still aren’t finished! 5:00 – How do you feel about this digital future? 7:30 – Games are getting ‘spensive! 14:00 – Should the market be free?