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Travel by the Pint: Special Episode


What Beer First Got You Excited About Craft Beer?

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We asked craft brewers we featured in Season 3: "What beer first got you excited about craft beer?" Responses reveal a lot about the brewers, and the heritage of the craft brewing tradition in the United States.

Answers provided by:

John Moore, Owner/Brewer
Barley John's Brew Pub, New Brighton MN

Jeff Bagby, Head Brewer
Pizza Port - Carlsbad, Carlsbad CA

Alan Knight, Brewmaster
Waiheke Island Brewery, Waiheke Island
Auckland, New Zealand

Charles Caldwell, Co-Owner and Founder
Tin Roof Brewing Company, Baton Rouge LA

Bryan Simpson, “Spokes Model”
New Belgium Brewing, Fort Collins CO

Gustavo Vale, Head Brewer
The Herkimer Pub & Brewery, Minneapolis MN

Michael Sellers, Co-owner
Good People Brewing Company, Birmingham AL

Eric Marshall, Owner and Brewmaster
Marshall Brewing Company, Tulsa OK

Steve Hershberger, Rob Caputo, Sean O’Connor, Partners
Flat12 Bierwerks, Indianapolis IN

Sam Strupeck, Brewer & Founder
ShoreLine Restaurant & Brewery, Michigan City IN

Mitch Steele, Head Brewer
Stone Brewing Co., Escondido CA

Zach Prichard, President Brewing Operations
Choc Beer/Krebs Brewing Company, Krebs OK

Joe Mohrfeld, Head Brewer
Odell Brewing Co., Fort Collins CO

Eric Kohl, Brewmaster
Grand Lake Brewing Company, Grand Lake CO

Leslie Henderson, owner and brewer
Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company, Kiln MS

Please drink responsibly — don't drink and drive.