Episode 096 - Black Brew Culture/Fresh Fest/Black Man Brewing

While in Pittsburgh Chris met up with two awesome gentlemen at East End Brewing, Mike Potter and Barret Tillman. Mike Potter founded Black Brew Culture, a soon to be released online magazine. His goal is to showcase African-American brewers and brewery owner from across the country. He will also be co-hosting a beer festival named Fresh Fest 2018 on August 11th. For more information go to freshfestbeerfest.com and blackbrewculture.com. Barret Tillman is a brewer and an expert when it comes to sour beer. He started a business (Black Man Brewing) selling dry yeast packages that are a blend yeast and bacteria for producing sours. His products can be found at blackmanbrewing.com

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Episode 094 - Dancing Gnome

UnCapped is on the road again. On a recent trip to Pittsburgh, Chris recorded three episodes. This was the third one to be recorded but is the first in the series to be released. Chris talked to Andrew Witchey, founder and owner of Dancing Gnome, about how he got into brewing, where the brewery’s name came from, and its need to expand already. They also talked about Lustra Day, a festival that’ll take place at the brewery August 4.

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Episode 093 - Tenth Ward - Absinthe and Expanding

This week we visited our friends at Tenth Ward Distilling Company to find out whats new.

Spoiler alert: A lot!

Monica Pearce, founder and owner filled us in on her expansion plans and their second anniversary party. John Wilcox, Tenth Ward's new distiller, taught us all about Absinthe and dispelled some myths about it.

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Episode 092 - East Coast Hop Project panel discussion at Flying Dog Brewery

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Way back in April we packed up the gear and headed over to Flying Dog Brewery where Chris moderated a panel discussion on the East Coast Hop Project, which featured interviews with brewers, hop farmers and a representative of The University of Maryland Extension Office all working on a hops production initiative partnership.

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Episode 090 - Union Gets A New Home

We packed up and drove out to Baltimore to check out the shiny new home of Union Craft Brewing. Head of brewing operations and co-founder Kevin Blodger sat down with us in their new production are to fill us in on the move and all of the awesome things Union has going on.

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Episode 089 - CMCD at Barley and Hops

For our first attempt at making a Chris Makes Colin Drink podcast we visited our good friends at Barley and Hops. Head brewer, Eric Gleason and t-shirt model John Boroughs walk us through a tasting of five beers while teaching Colin a little about beer. Chris Makes Colin Drink can be read at ---> http://bit.ly/ucmcd

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Episode 078 - Jailbreak Brewing Co.

We headed out to Laurel, Maryland to stop by Jailbreak Brewing Co. to talk about the numerous exciting projects they have going on. Brewmaster Ryan Harvey filled us in on Wunderground (their barreling and sours program), the 4th anniversary party with DJ Biz Markie, and various new beers coming out, including Funk Sway (formerly named after an 80's tv show that took place in Florida- wink wink.) Then Fred Malinis gave us details on the grand opening of their new restaurant Jailbreak FoodWorks.

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Episode 077 - Smoketown Brewing Station

We headed down to Brunswick, Md to talk with Greg Nichols, David Blackmon, and Jake Blackmon about Smoketown Brewing Station. The filled us in on some upcoming beers, their first canned beer, the soon to be opened event space, and their two year anniversary hootenanny. We also had time for some ghost stories.

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