Episode 13 – We’re back with a lemon

(NSFW) We are back after a five-month hiatus.  We are also one man stronger, okay, maybe one man weirder.  While you know Josh and Greg, we are also joined by Jesse Johnson who will be joining Alt Brew Show as a co-host to help fill the gaps whenever Josh is busy running Setting Sun Sake….

Episode 11 – Jaunt Coffee Roasters and Chef Kim

(NSFW) This week we are joined by Jimmy Silva from Jaunt Coffee Roasters and Chef Kim who works with many different ingredients, including sake and beer,  with her cooking.  We will learn more about her collaboration with Josh in the second half of the show.  Jimmy starts off the show with a little bit history…

Episode 10 – Seven Caves Spirits

(NSFW) This show starts off on San Diego BeerTalk Radio and continues on Episode 10 of Alt Brew Show.  We are joined by Geoff Longenecker, the founder of Seven Caves Spirits.  Even though we cover some of the basics on SDBT, just in case some of our listeners do not listen, we start with a some of…

Episode 9 – Serpentine Cider and Lost Cause Meadery

(NSFW) Wow, it’s been a while folks!  We took the summer off, but we are back with a really cool show.  We are joined by Sean Harris, the owner and head cider maker of Serpentine Cider, and Billy Beltz, the co-founder of Lost Cause Meadery.  We start the show admiring the construction of the spot…

Episode 8 – Charlie & Echo Winery, Part 2

(REALLY, REALLY NSFW) Are you sure you are ready for Part 2?  Do you remember what Part 1 was about?  If not, don’t worry too much because in Part 2 things change a lot.  We still have Eric Van Drunen from Charlie & Echo Winery, but we did lose Casey Miles from The California Spirits Company.  We…

Episode 7 – Beer, BJCP judging, competitions, and more…

(NSFW) So I’m not going to lie, we got busy and tried last minute to get someone on the show and we could not.  So this week you get just Greg and Josh.  We didn’t mean to, but this episode is very beer-centric.  We drink a few beers throughout the show and talk a lot…

Episode 6 – Raging Cider & Mead Co.

(NSFW) In this episode, we talk to two homebrewers and cider makers.  We are joined by David Carr, owner and cider/mead maker for Raging Cider & Mead Co., and Bill Benzel, homebrewer, photographer, and musiscian.  We delve into the history of David’s brewing and how he is doing his best to use local ingraidents in…

Episode 5 – Cutwater Spirits

(NSFW) Sorry for the late show everyone.  This episode we are joined by one of the newest (if not the newest) San Diego Distillery, Cutwater Sprits.  Kevin Dougherty gets on the mic to talk about his history with brewing beer and how he made it to Cutwater.  You might be surprised to find out that Kevin…