Beer News

We headed to Southridge Mall to check out The Explorium Brewpub with owner Mike Doble to discuss the challenges of educating novice beer drinkers, the role that food plays in the brewpub experience and more! more

Mar 23, 2018 11:56 AM Tap Takeover Podcast

The crew talks beer marketing with part of MobCraft's marketing team and recaps what turned out to be a hectic brew day with Henry and Andrew from MobCraft. more

Mar 8, 2018 11:31 AM Tap Takeover Podcast

Henry and Andrew lead us through a pilot batch tasting to determine some of the coffee and maple syrup additions, as well as an experiment using the herb fenugreek to punch up some of the maple flavors. more

Feb 22, 2018 10:39 AM Tap Takeover Podcast

We explore Lakefront Brewery owner Russ Klisch’s cellar collection, drink a vertical of the Black Friday special release beers and get more info on the Black Friday Special Reserve. more

Feb 16, 2018 11:24 AM Tap Takeover Podcast

Plus, the crew talks with Dale and Ryan from Tyranena about local stories which color the brewery's beer names and branding and more. more

Feb 2, 2018 10:59 AM Tap Takeover Podcast

Quinn, Pete, Reed, Sam and Marc from Goose Island discuss the thought process behind the Cooper Project, the Sour Sisters wine barrel-aging program and what they’ll have in store for 2018. more

Jan 11, 2018 3:50 PM Tap Takeover Podcast

Here's the tape from our live tasting of the entire 2017 Bourbon County Brand Stout series while we chatted with several members of Goose Island's brew team. more

Jan 4, 2018 10:18 AM Tap Takeover Podcast

The Tap Takeover Podcast crew gathers to do a deep dive into some of the funny moments which didn’t make it on the air this year. more

Dec 21, 2017 12:35 PM Tap Takeover Podcast

Be a fly on the wall in the initial planning meeting for a collaboration beer between the brewers at MobCraft and the Tap Takeover Podcast crew. more

Dec 15, 2017 12:14 PM Tap Takeover Podcast

The crew hit the road to Chicagoland to meet up with the team at Mikerphone Brewing to discuss their hoppy, hazy IPAs, the challenges of accommodating 800+ people at a special release, and the expansion of their fledgling barrel-aging program. more

Dec 7, 2017 1:37 PM Tap Takeover Podcast

The crew scored a bottle of Founders Brewing Canadian Breakfast Stout for a taste test. more

Dec 1, 2017 2:44 PM Tap Takeover Podcast

Toni and Tim Eichinger, owners of Black Husky Brewing, take the crew through the brewery's origins in Pembine, Wis. and the move to their new Riverwest location. Plus, Beer News covers all the Black Friday beer releases in Milwaukee. more

Nov 22, 2017 3:13 PM Tap Takeover Podcast

This week we come to you from Jesus' Pumpkin Patch for a special tasting of pumpkin beers. And we're joined by a special guest to help advocate for the pumpkin spice flavor. more

Nov 15, 2017 1:12 PM Tap Takeover Podcast

We sat down with founder/co-owner Tommy Vandervort and co-owner James Larson to discuss the Bay View brewery’s origins, plans to handle expansion, moving to their new location and why they love Bay View so much. more

Nov 8, 2017 12:00 AM Tap Takeover Podcast

Owner Anello Mollica and lead brewer Simon Nielsen talk about the brewery's development of one of the greatest barrel-aging programs in the country. more

Oct 12, 2017 11:30 AM Tap Takeover Podcast 1 Comments

The Tap Takeover Podcast is back with the much-anticipated second part of our interview with Randy Sprecher, owner of Sprecher Brewing in Milwaukee. more

Aug 16, 2017 9:30 AM Tap Takeover Podcast

We’ve got a new partnership with Shepherd Express to announce, new music contributions from The Gleasons and Mama Digdown’s Brass Band, and a brand new interview with one of the pioneers of craft beer – Randy Sprecher!Owner of Sprecher Brew... more

Aug 9, 2017 9:37 AM Tap Takeover Podcast

We’ve got a great interview with Matt McCulloch – owner and brewmaster at District 14 (D14). We delve into Matt’s eclectic brewing style and his search for the next great beer that he’s never had, we gear up for a number of amazing events f... more

Jul 26, 2017 9:00 AM Tap Takeover Podcast

Jake and Jackson from Eagle Park give us the lowdown on establishing a new brand in a crowded market, brewing with bourbon barrel-aged coffee beans, the challenges of navigating the legalities of brewing ... more

May 3, 2017 12:00 AM Tap Takeover Podcast