It’s election night, and Jimmy Carbone’s talking beer and politics on this evening’s Beer Sessions Radio! Jimmy’s joined in the studio by Chris O’Leary, the editor of the blog Brew York, New York to talk about craft beer politics and Hurricane Sandy. Jimmy and Chris call up Win Basset of the North Carolina Brewers Guild to talk about the boom of breweries opening in North Carolina, and the state’s role in the Presidential Election. Later, Jimmy and Chris talk about various Sandy relief efforts in New York to help communities such as Red Hook, the Rockaways, Staten Island, and Long Island. How are New York state breweries dealing with the aftermath of the storm? Tune in to hear how local politics have bolstered the craft brewing movement! This episode has been brought to you by GreatBrewers.com.

“One of the things I said when the power came back on in the East Village was, ‘Go to your bars. Go to your restaurants. Tip your bartenders, and tip them well…'” [26:50]

Chris O’Leary on Beer Sessions Radio