Jimmy Carbone is talking local brews on this week’s Beer Sessions Radio! Frequent co-host Dave Brodrick makes the trip from Vermont to talk beer and talk about his new restaurant, Worthy Kitchen. Tommy Keegan of Keegan Ales is in the studio talking about his roots in brewing, and how he came to run a brewery in Kingston, NY. Hear about the explosion of food businesses in the Hudson Valley, and why consistency is of utmost importance in Keegan Ales recipes. Chase Healey of Prairie Artisan Ales calls in to talk about the Oklahoma craft beer scene. Are Oklahoma residents thirsty for creative saison beers? Find out how Chase has been able to distribute his beer widely. John Rubbo, Nick Califano, and Sharif Taleb from Yonkers Brewing stop by to talk about their focus on lagers, contract brewing, and their beginnings in winemaking. Don’t miss this week’s edition of Beer Sessions Radio! Today’s show has been brought to you by GreatBrewers.com. Thanks to Idgy Dean for today’s music.
“The whole Hudson Valley food industry is growing. It’s not just about the restaurants, but the whole farm-to-table movement. It’s taking a big hold in the area.” [7:50]
— Tommy Keegan on Beer Sessions Radio
“Look at how many successful breweries started as contracts. Look at Brooklyn Brewery!” [39:00]
— John Rubbo on Beer Sessions Radio