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The Brew Happy Show
Episode 272 Coming Soon!

Tune in with us each week as we speak with more friends in the craft beer industry.
(COMING SOON!)
Ep. 272 – (6/18/2018) The Brew Happy Show

In June on the 18th we go to Green Dragon to talk about the amazing uKeg by Growler Werks, and on the 25th we head over to Deschutes' downtown Portland brewery to talk to the brewers about their upcoming 30th anniversary spring line-up and new Airport location.

In July kicking off we are back to 23rd Avenue Bottleshop with 10 Barrel Brewing on the 2nd, then Ground Kontrol on the 9th with Lucas Banks from Running Man Distribution, followed by Stormbreaker Brewing's newest St. Johns location on the 16th with award winning brewer Rob Lutz, and more!

New beers and great stories on each Podcast episode of The Brew Happy Show! (stay tuned for updates or changes in the line-up)
To be Recorded Live next week at:
Green Dragon Taphouse & Bistro

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 271

(MOST RECENT!)
Ep. 271 – (6/11/2018) The Brew Happy Show
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Kicking off Craft Beer Week from The Upper Lip we check in with our friends from the New Breweries & Cideries Showcase downstairs at Bailey's Taproom, presented by New School Beer. The Brew Happy Show covering from The Upper Lip and interviewing a few brewers from up and coming breweries popping up in the area; Grains of Wrath Brewing, Allergory Brewing, Von Ebert Brewing, and more. Ezra articulates the distinction between cocoa nibs and cocoa juice, John is excited about axes and sweets, Ryan gets excited about the North Bank line-up at Loyal Legion, Natasha celebrates Cicerone level 2 status, Bronwyn is refreshed by a mystery beer, and Damian doesn't bring enough presents. The newest breweries and cideries for Portland Beer Week on this episode of Brew Happy!
Recorded Live at:
Upper Lip of Bailey's Taproom

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 270

(SPECIAL EDITION!)
Ep. 270 – (6/9/2018) The Brew Happy Show
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This is a special bonus episode of Brew Happy. Brought to you by McMenamins, and hosted at their Thompson location just off Liberty Rd in Salem, OR. We are joined by special guests making their first splash on the brew scene, Donny Raisanen Jr. & Jim Weinman from Bine Valley Brewing, Ryan Holt from Old Stand By Brewing, Ratchet Brewery's Brewer/Owner Dan Miletta, and one of McMenamin's best, Jen Kent from Thompson Brewery location. We are at the 21st Annual Barley Cup Brewfest. We have an all star Salem line-up here and lots new breweries and new delicious beers to talk about. We discuss the brewers, the breweries, the challenges, and the beers competing in this yearly competition between local McMenamins locations and non-McMenamins locations alike. We get the scoop on the competitors and their never before seen creations on this episode of Brew Happy !
Recorded Live at:
McMenamins Thompson Brewery

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 269


Ep. 269 – (6/4/2018) The Brew Happy Show
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In June we kick off McMenamins Monday at the McMenamins 23rd Avenue Bottleshop on with returning guest Douglas Remington now representing Mother Earth Brew Co. From a brewery spanning the Pacific Northwest and beyond with an unbelievable seasonal line-up that includes beer fans of all tastes. Ryan reports in from the Fruit Beer & Wine Fest media preview, John is off to see a show, Bronwyn experiences peanutbutter bliss Colorful bottles and cans, and soaking wet soundboards on this episode of Brew Happy!
Recorded Live at:
23rd Avenue Bottleshop

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 268


Ep. 268 – (5/28/2018) The Brew Happy Show
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The Upper Lip expands their menu and gets a new bar! Clay Staley is back with another “Staley Stance” on what food not to pair with your beer, as well as a collab event with the Def Tones. John is off for game seven, Ryan gets excited about pork and it brings out his inner demon, Bronwyn talks about Alesong, Cognitive Surplus, and Marriott commodities, Damian gets pleasantly surprised by a cider. Tacos, pizzas, ciders, and more taps on this episode of Brew Happy!
Recorded Live at:
Upper Lip of Bailey's Taproom

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 267


Ep. 267 – (5/21/2018) The Brew Happy Show
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This week we talk about some product dynamics. Beer seller and Publican Sean Hiatt of The Proper Pint discusses supply, demand, and personal touch. Beer distributor Kolin Lieshman from Day One Distribution discusses how important relationships are to building a well balanced portfolio. Beer tech talk and catching up with Warren Wills as well as a long overdue “Warren Report”. Damian brings Florida treats from Cigar City, John enjoys some Bridge City Pizza, Ryan releases the Brew Happy playlist on Spotify, and Bronwyn gets more than she bargained for with a Moonraker special release. Chuckanut for your mouth, another dose of Bridge City Pizza, and more on this episode of Brew Happy!
Recorded Live at:
Proper Pint

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 266


Ep. 266 – (5/14/2018) The Brew Happy Show
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Cigar Happy on this episode. John isn't the only cigar slinger that loves beer. This week, Terence Reilly and Jeremy Wolfson from Casa Fernandez Cigars, joins in to enlighten us with surprising parallels between tobacco and hop production. Ryan is astonished by tobacco guardians, John gets the best of both worlds, Bronwyn ciders down, Damian prepares to fly away. Cigar event discounts for Brew Happy promo's, Bridge City Pizza, and more on this episode of Brew Happy!
Recorded Live at:
Proper Pint

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 265


Ep. 265 – (5/7/2018) The Brew Happy Show
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McMenamins Monday in May kicks off with some new awards, new cans, and new locations. Rich with banter the Brew Happy Crew shares in the successes of our local heroes of World Beer Cup, and gets their grub on at McMenamins Annex Bar. John wants to know what's up with Thirsty Sasquatch, Bronwyn is excited about World Beer Cup, Ryan has news from Molten Falls Cidery, Damian is hot for chicken. Hedgehog houses, Live Nudes, Nashville news and more on this episode of Brew Happy!
Recorded Live at:
Ringlers Annex & Zeus Cafe Bar

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 264


Ep. 264 – (4/30/2018) The Brew Happy Show
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This week is Brew Happy Crew appreciation. Damian brings some tasty treats from work to share with you and the crew, plus some tasters from the bar makes for a cornucopia of cans and one bottle. Ryan does trivia, John swoons over eclectic IPAs, Bronwyn becomes Thanos, and Damian tries out Facebook Live. Decadent, Monkless, Barbe, and more on this episode of Brew Happy!
Recorded Live at:
Green Dragon Taphouse & Bistro

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 263


Ep. 263 – (4/23/2018) The Brew Happy Show
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Oregon's first CBD beers here at Coalition Brewing, and with a new patio to boot! Pioneering new beers can be hard. Philip Boyle returns to tell us the scoop on their new line up, and the back story on a new creation. Damian finds Waldo, Ryan brings word from Ben's, John's out this week with his back, and Bronwyn is excited about wold and bear. Hop sleep, dog biscuits, prosts and birthday wishes on this episode of Brew Happy! Drink up.
Recorded Live at:
Coalition Brewing

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 262


Ep. 262 – (4/16/2018) The Brew Happy Show
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One of the Top 5 trending breweries in Portland Metro, Von Ebert Brewing hits the ground running after a revamp. Owner Tom Cook shares that some tough changes and settles rumors about a new location, while Head Brewer Sean Burke gets excited about which beers to come. Damian comes up with a new podcast, Ryan won't play polka, John loves Vancouver Brewfest, Bronwyn defends man-buns. Golf, beer dispensing sprinklers, and fine Corinthian leather on this episode of Brew Happy!
Recorded Live at:
Von Ebert Brewing

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 261


Ep. 261 – (4/9/2018) The Brew Happy Show
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Oregon Brew Crew is back with Brian Haslip to tell us about some tasteful events, recent brews, and OBC membership perks. Clay Staley is back for another “Staley Stance” on taproom employee etiquette. Ryan is far out with the music selection, John reveals some new beer finds, Bronwyn goes crazy for cookie monster, Clay has the word on hazy hops and Florida hi-jinx, Damian acquires his favorite beer. Lots of Hunahpu and catnip tea on this episode of Brew Happy!
Recorded Live at:
Green Dragon Taphouse & Bistro

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 260


Ep. 260 – (4/2/2018) The Brew Happy Show
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McMenamin Mondays @ Ringlers Annex Bar with Drew Phillips from Crystal Brewery. Such fantastic samples and exclusive info. Not to mention kettle sours, and Irish enchantments. Drew introduces ancient music ettiquette, John misses out on Sabertooth Kush, Ryan enjoys Lankum, Bronwyn supports Fido's, Damian discovers new beers, Nitch brings a Monkless Belgian. McMenamin passport stamp secrets and musical mayhem on this episode of Brew Happy!
Recorded Live at:
Ringlers Annex & Zeus Cafe Bar

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 259


Ep. 259 – (3/26/2018) The Brew Happy Show
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We finally get back to Rogue East (Green Dragon) to talk home brew with Mark Gillette from Portland Brewers Collective (PBC). Also joining us our usual bartender Max takes the night off to spend some time with us as we find out all the haps on the hops, here in the Pac NW. Mark drops some knowledge about a hoppy yeast and metalt, Bronwyn discoovers the Hop Bank, Max shows us the hand gesture for pretzels, Ryan has a new job, John talks trade agreements, Damian gets a surprise Rogue whiskey tasting. Hop yeast and hand gestures on this episode of Brew Happy!
Recorded Live at:
Green Dragon Taphouse & Bistro

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 258


Ep. 258 – (3/19/2018) The Brew Happy Show
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After a week off (due to illness) we reconvene at Proper Pint Taproom with Lucas Banks from Running Man Distribution. Lucas gives us his top 5, and what's hot on the distribution docket. We relax in hand made custom furnishings, pizza pairings with beer, and more Brew News. John and Ryan compete for which Juicy IPA is best, Damian loves Special Brownies from Coalition, Nitch shares her art work, Bronwyn discovers Triple Stack by Great Notion. Bridge City Pizza and Baby Metal on this episode of Brew Happy!
Recorded Live at:
Proper Pint

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 257


Ep. 257 – (3/5/2017) The Brew Happy Show
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This week McMenamins Monday this month kicks off as the Edgfield's sprawling location invites the crew to hang with talented brewers Will Gather, Matt Bergfield, Dave Kosanke, and Shane Kono in the brewery, and discuss the some barrel aged beers for next year, us other goodies. Matt and the boys enlighten us on the collective efforts of McMenamins brewers as well as unique seasonals, one-offs with a cult following, and the advantages of having on-site bakery, winery, and distillery. Also, Clay joins the Brew News segment with another “Staley Stance”. Damian struggles to remember the Lompoc Blackout Stout fest, Bronwyn gets recovers from SheBrew with a key beer, Ryan wants to do a banana kolsch, Clay eats chowder with his hands, and John comments on the Oregon Beer Awards. A brewery chock full of good friends and great beers on this episode of Brew Happy!
Recorded Live at:
McMenamins Edgefield

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 256


Ep. 256 – (2/26/2017) The Brew Happy Show
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This week we talk about SheBrew at the McPolanders Taproom & Guesthouse with organizer Jenn McPoland, graphic guru Christine Garcia, and Human Rights Campaign coordinator Shannon Scott. There's a lot of talented ladies making beer, and SheBrew is having a party about it, so don't miss out on these beers. Bronwyn leads a great interview, Ryan picks out some great tunes for a music pairing, John reports on the Hilsdale Brewfest, Clay has a pop-up food event to share, SheBrew shares a Lyft code, and Damian tours the darkest beers on draft. Fantastic females and home brewed ales on this episode of Brew Happy!
Recorded Live at:
McPolanders Taproom & Guesthouse

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 255


Ep. 255 – (2/19/2017) The Brew Happy Show
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This week in NW Portland, Sasquatch Brewing's newest location in conjunction with New West Ciders. Head Brewer Ryan Nicolai and Assistant Brewer Madeleine McCarthy lead us through their journey making great beer AND cider. Ryan N. has a new member of family, Maddy has a crush on Stevie Nicks, Damian drinks How Now, John wins a new trivia game, Bronwyn anticipates glitter in her beer, Ryan F. gets cancer from purple nurples. Discounts for mentioning us on this episode of Brew Happy!
Recorded Live at:
Sasquatch Brewing

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 254


Ep. 254 – (2/12/2017) The Brew Happy Show
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This week, we head into SW Portland to John's Marketplace to meet up with Three Creeks Brewing's newest regional sales rep, Felicia Reninger. She brought us a bottle of Frontier Justice, a Rye Whisky Barrel Aged Coffee Stout. Ryan is over whelmed by beer, John wants a tin sign, Damian rebounds from Stout Bout. Dark beers and popular music pairings in this episode of Brew Happy!
Recorded Live at:
John's Marketplace

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 253


Ep. 253 – (2/5/2017) The Brew Happy Show
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This week we kick off McMenamin Monday for February. After last week's shocking news, we get our bearings straight for the rest of the month, and prepare for the 5th annual Stout Bout! Ryan laments the loss of a Fraiser cast member, John is bummed about a missing hoppy beer on the taplist, and Damian is excited to bring the crew out to Edgefield for next month's McMenamin Monday. Flip-flop beers and Stout Bout near on this episode of Brew Happy!!
Recorded Live at:
Ringlers Annex & Zeus Cafe Bar

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 252


Ep. 252 – (1/29/2017) The Brew Happy Show
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This week Clay Staley fights traffic after a particularly disconcerting day working for General Distributors Inc. We are caught aloof by news of this long time champion of craft beer being assimilated by Columbia Distributors. Ryan eats his words and winds up buying Clay's beer after all, John recounts his coverage of the Coffee Beer Invitational, Bronwyn has to work late, and Damian spies Pliny the Elder on the tap list. Corporate takeovers and new delicious beers on this episode of Brew Happy!
Recorded Live at:
Imperial Bottleshop & Taproom on NE Alberta

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 251


Ep. 251 – (1/22/2017) The Brew Happy Show
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This week we visit Zoiglhaus and congratulate Alan Taylor on his big win at GABF for his Pils. We learn about yeast blending and water emulation, plus even more about one of Portland's most talented brewers and the 3 breweries he operates. Bronwyn has to work late, John enjoys a German beer, Damian falls for a WeizenDoppleBock. and Ryan can't wait to put a sausage in his mouth. German beers and technical terminology on this episode of Brew Happy!
Recorded Live at:
Zoiglhaus

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 250


Ep. 250 – (1/15/2017) The Brew Happy Show
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This week we head towards the airport to check out Level Beer in East Portland with Shane Watterson. Not only are they close enough to snag a beer before/after a plane flight, you can advance your gaming strategy. Ryan misses the brewery tour, John enjoys the spacious heated patio, Bronwyn explodes over the Chocolate Dynamite, Damian gets to reminisce with one of his favorite brewers. Tasty beers and achievements unlocked on this episode of Brew Happy!
Recorded Live at:
LeveL Beer

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 249


Ep. 249 – (1/8/2017) The Brew Happy Show
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This week we visit Imperial Bottleshop's new NE Alberta St location with veteran brewer Charles Porter, to talk about his new venture, Little Beast Rare Beers. Known for his ability to harmonize multiple yeast strains, Charles reveals why he's wild about yeast. Ryan falls in love, John favors a dry sour, Bronwyn talks cheese with Brenda, and Damian talks about some new breweries to look out for from NewSchoolBeer.com's list. Sexy sweet and dry sours and happy endings on this episode of Brew Happy!
Recorded Live at:
Imperial Bottleshop & Taproom on NE Alberta

The Brew Happy Show
Episode 248


Ep. 248 – (1/1/2017) The Brew Happy Show
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This week the crew gets all misty about their New Years plans and resolutions. A brief review on NewSchoolBeer.com's list of closing brew locations, and 2018 beer release calendars. Ryan drinks all of his beer, John forgets to bring cigars, Bronwyn avoids spoilers for Star Wars, and Damian is excited about upcoming Stout Bout. New Year celebrations and farewell to some brew destinations on this episode of Brew Happy!
Recorded Live at:
Ringlers Annex & Zeus Cafe Bar


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