Mary Izett meets Goose Island Brewer Brian Taylor at Pennsylvania 6 for this special recording for Fuhmentaboudit! Tune into this episode to hear Brian talk about his beginnings in the beer industry bottling for Flying Dog Brewery. Why has Goose Island decided to focus on barrel-aged beers, and what types of barrels do they use at their facility in Chicago? Hear Brian talk about his love of yeast, and what strains of wild yeasts he and his partners prefer. What collaborations are on the horizon for Goose Island? Find out on this episode of Fuhmentaboudit! This program has been sponsored by Consider Bardwell.

“Being a biology guy, the idea of wild yeast really peaked my interest. I really got into the fermentation… Yeast is really important because you can control it and get all of these different flavors.” [5:45]

Brian Taylor on Fuhmentaboudit!