Cascadian Beer Podcast | Stories Behind Craft Beer in the Pacific Northwest

This is not your average beer show. You won't find consistent beer reviews or the latest opinion gossip about the industry. The Cascadian Beer Podcast is about the people behind the local breweries in the Pacific Northwest. Each episode is dedicated to a single brewery; we profile their history, how they started and their place in the local community. Cascadia is a bio-region in the Pacific Northwest which is made up of the US States of Washington & Oregon, as well as the Canadian province of British Columbia. This is an area that helped kickstart the craft beer industry in North America and has seen tremendous growth in recent years. Subscribe to the Cascadian Beer Podcast to learn and discover new breweries in the Pacific Northwest. Visit the website: http://cascadian.beer

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      episode 41: Brewers Row - Port Moody, BC (Part 2)


      What if all your favorite breweries were on the same street? Well, that's exactly what has happened in Port Moody, BC. The zoning of the municipality has created a unique situation where all the breweries are located on Murray Street. There are four breweries situated on this street, which has earned it the nickname of "Brewers Row."

      Today is Part 2 of our look at Brewers Row I speak with Cody Allmin of Twin...


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      Quick Note: Hopwired Festival (Feb 24th 2018)


      I'm excited to annouce that I'm part of the upcoming Hopwired Festival in Vancouver, BC on Febuary 24th 2018.

      Tickets are 75% sold out for this event so far, so highly suggest you grab yours now if this is an event you'd be interested in.

      More info at: www.hopwired.ca

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      episode 40: The North Fork - Deming, WA


      Alongside the Mount Baker highway is a brewery you’ve probably passed many times without realizing it. The North Fork Beer Shrine opened their doors in 1997 and started with a focus on traditional British ales. In recent years they’ve become known for their sour beers as well. I sat down with their brewmaster Eric Jorgensen to learn about the styles he makes and the technical creativity in their brewery.


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      episode 39: Brassneck Brewery - Vancouver, BC


      I’m in Metro Vancouver in British Columbia at a local craft beer cult favorite, Brassneck Brewery. They opened their doors on October 2nd 2013 and is the creative project of some of Vancouver’s craft beer icons. I sat down and spoke with Brassneck Brewery’s brewmaster.

      Brassneck Brewery
      Website: http://brassneck.ca/

      Podcast created and hosted by: Aaron Johnson
      Recorded on location at Brassneck Brewery -...


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       2017-12-18

      episode 38: Ninkasi Brewing Company - Eugene, OR


      I’ve traveled to Eugene, OR. Home of Ninkasi Brewing Company, who opened their doors in 2006. They have grown rapidly since then to become the 33rd largest brewery in the United States. I sat down with the founding brewmaster Jamie Floyd.

      Ninkasi Brewing Company
      Website: http://www.ninkasibrewing.com/

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      Podcast created and hosted by: Aaron...


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       2017-12-03

      episode 37: Central City Brewers & Distillers - Surrey, BC


      Today I’m in Surrey, British Columbia. Just south of the Fraser River is the production facility for the popular Central City Brewers and Distillers. They started out small, as a brewpub in 2003 but have rapidly expanded to the size they are today. I sat down with their brewmaster and part-owner Gary Lohin.

      Central City Brewers +...


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       2017-11-19

      episode 36: pFriem Family Brewers - Hood River, OR


      Today I’m speaking with Josh pFriem, owner and brewmaster of pFriem Family Brewers in Hood River, OR. They opened their doors in 2012 and have rapidly gained a reputation for crafting beautiful beers in the shadow of Mt. Hood. We sat down for a conversation during the Great American Beer Festival.

      pFriem Family Brewers
      Website: http://www.pfriembeer.com/

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       2017-11-05

      episode 35: BC Beer Awards 2017


      October is BC Craft Beer Month and the highlight is the BC Beer Awards. All of the British Columbia brewing industry comes together to celebrate BC Craft Beer.

      In this episode Joe Wiebe (Thirsty Writer) joins me to co-host this episode.

      BC Beer Awards Winners List
      http://bcbeerawards.com/winners-2017/

      In this...


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       2017-10-23

      episode 34: The Great American Beer Festival 2017


      I've left Cascadia and ventured to Denver, Colorado where I was fortunate enough to attend The Great American Beer Festival 2017. This is my first time at the festival and had such a great experience that I've documented in this episode. 

      I've come to Denver to not only learn about trending beers from around the country but also to see how influential the Pacific Northwest has been in the brewing industry.

      For full details & photos visit the website:...


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       2017-10-10

      episode 33: Hearthstone Brewery - North Vancouver, BC


      Hearthstone Brewery is located in North Vancouver, BC where they have been brewing up some innovative craft beers since opening in 2014. Pairing perfectly with this brewery is their “Tap & Forno” restaurant next door which not only serves their brews fresh on tap but also features some great pizzas made in a custom pizza oven. I first sit down with Darren Hollett for the story behind Hearthstone Brewery, then with brewmaster George Woods about their beers.


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       2017-09-24