Tag: Greg Koch

Kai Ryssdal, Host and Senior Editor, Marketplace Last Call by

Whether reporting on international beer mergers or just gently poking fun at American-style light lagers, it’s clear that Kai Ryssdal, host of public radio program Marketplace, possesses a passion for beer.

Craft: The California Beer Documentary Shelf Talker by

From household names like Vinnie Cilurzo and Greg Koch, to emerging stars like Monkish Brewing’s Henry Nguyen, this doc features 80 of California’s movers and shakers speaking their mind on some hot-button issues.

The Chef in the Brewhouse: More Breweries Add Upscale Menus and Sit-Down Dining Feature by

Goodbye boring pub grub. As the role of the brewery has evolved over the last decade, so has the relationship between the beer being brewed and the food being served.

900 Steps to Beerdom 9 Steps to Beerdom by

Over the past eight years the setup of this column hasn’t changed much: Why beer? Why brewing? Why do you do what you do? But the common theme, from Oregon to Kansas to the Carolinas, is the way that a passion for beer builds and rolls forward on its own momentum.

Progress and a New Order: Taking Cues from the US, Brazilian Brewers Forge Ahead Feature by

For the last five years, in spite of high taxes and long shipping times, American beers have found their way into the hands of curious Brazilian drinkers and motivated Brazilian brewers.

There Will Be No Mixed Getränke: Berlin’s (Slowly) Changing Beer Culture Feature by

Even though small-batch beer holds only about 1 percent by volume of today’s German beer market, the legacy of handmade beer has endured years of macrobrewery consolidation and is finally coming out on the other side.

Graphic Content: Craft Brewers Step Up Their Branding Feature by

Just like there is no typical craft beer, there seems to be no typical craft logo. And with the ongoing proliferation of craft breweries in the US, branding is becoming both more crucial and more impressive than ever before.

Books Shelf Talker by

Why we’re reading The Craft of Stone Brewing Co.: Liquid Lore, Epic Recipes, and Unabashed Arrogance and Charleston Beer: A High-Gravity History of Lowcountry Beer.

Social Lubricant, Social Media: Good Beer and the Internet Feature by

The internet and social media have changed the way we connect with those who sell us the beer we love. Now we can actually communicate directly with them and tell them what we do and don’t like about what’s going on with their beer.

Is (Quality) Beer Recession Proof? Feature by

The phrase “recession proof” is a heavy one, but it’s been following beer and the beer industry around for generations. The only problem with this is that the beer industry isn’t buying it.

Three Threads Three Threads by

Mike Stevens, Shane Welch and Greg Koch weigh in on current craft beer prices, and how they affect the consumer.

The Next Pint of Craft Beer: Is it Half Empty, or Half Full? Feature by

Who had it easier: the groundbreaking veterans of craft beer’s early days, or the fresh faces popping up in today’s changed industry?

Profiles in Beer Feature by

It’s time once again to pay homage to eight greats of the brewing industry in our annual nod to those who make beer more than just a beverage.

Beer News News by

What’s new in beer including the birth of MillerCoors, Stone Brewing going green, and Dixie Brewing Company resuming operations.

Greg Koch of Stone Brewing 9 Steps to Beerdom by

Greg Koch and Steve Wagner first brewed their flagship beer, Arrogant Bastard, back in 1995, a full year before they co-founded Stone, and two years before the beer’s commercial release.

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