Happy Pride Month! For Episode 32 I chat with Mark McCauslin founder of Colonie Pride! A community led organization for LGBTQ+ citizens and allies in Colonie, NY. Mark shares what his experience was like coming out, forming Colonie Pride, the effort to get the town to formally recognize Pride Month every year, and celebrating pride month in quarantine. Chek it out, enjoy, and spread the word!

For Episode 31 Emmanuel Treski from Speakeasy 518 returns! We talk about the instructional drink making videos Emmanuel has been doing while the Speakeasy has been closed, as well as his recommendations for what you should have on hand to get through this quarantine. Not to mention how we are staying busy at home with video games and dogs of course. Enjoy!

For Episode 30 I welcome back to the show Owner/Brewer at Artisanal Brew Works Kurt Borchardt! We talk about how Artisanal is adjusting to doing business during a pandemic, raising money for out of work hospitality workers with collaborative beers, future beers coming, and a shared desperate need for a haircut. Enjoy!

For Episode 29 I'm joined by the head brewer at Indian Ladder Farms Cidery & Brewery Scott Veltman! Talking everything from how he got into brewing, working at Ommegang and C.H. Evans/The Pump Station, to life on the farm and the best ways to support Indian Ladder these days. As well as what we've been up to when not working of course. Enjoy!

For Ep 28 head brewer of C.H. Evans Brewing at The Albany Pump Station Sam Pagano returns to the podcast! In this quarantine edition of the podcast Sam and I have some drinks while talking about the status of the Pump Station/C.H. Evans. From his new role as beer delivery driver, to the options available to help support the business, as well what we've been doing to keep ourselves entertained at home these days. Some ridiculous, some not. Cheers!

In Episode 27 I get my inner Viking on and head to Helderberg Meadworks in Esperance, NY to drink mead and hang out with owner Peter Voelker! There's talk of Vikings, horns, mead, skulls, and of course our worst fashion choices. Enjoy!

Welcome to Wisconsin! In this episode of The Statesman Series (Ep 26) I am joined by Anthony Rossi, host of the podcast Videogame Crosstalk, to talk all things Wisconsin. By that I mean late night couch humping, a fake kidnapping, clogging toilets, tons, and tons, and tons, and tons, and tons of acid, and of course beer from New Glarus Brewing Co. Enjoy!

In Ep. 25 I head out to Middleburgh, NY to check out Green Wolf Brewing Co. I sit down with Justin Behan (Owner) and Caleb Wiseman (Bar Manager) to talk about all things Green Wolf and Middleburgh. Topics include the beers, the town, a hurricane, super powers, and for some reason camels. Enjoy!

In Episode 24 I sit down w/ Jim Gilbert from the Albany based online publication Nippertown! We discuss local music and venues, traveling the country to photograph concerts (bands big and small), a little time travel, and of course all things Nippertown and what what the future holds for it. Recorded at the awesome Albany Distilling Bar and Bottle Shop in Albany, NY. Enjoy!

In Episode 23 I hang out with tattoo artist and owner of I&I Tattoo Chad Foster! Hear him talk about everything from tattooing and getting I&I Tattoo up and running to his time in the band Sofa Kingz and being lost in Scotland. Check it out!

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