On location for Episode 44 at The Warbler Brewery in Delmar, NY! I hang out with Owner/Brewer Chris Schell while we taste and talk about a glorious smattering of his beers as well as the brewery, how he got into brewing, the worst beer he's ever made, and some real nature nerd stuff. Enjoy!

In Episode 43 I am hang out at the new brewery in Guilderland, NY Mixed Breed Brewing! I'm joined by 3 of 5 owners Guy Bucey, Josh Matot, and Matt Mead as we talk about all kinds of things including the brewery and their plans, how they got into beer and brewing, and their grand opening. As a heads up some parts may be a little low sound wise as I admittedly did not have the best setup for 4 people. Don't let that stop you from enjoying this great episode though!

For Episode 42 I day drink and chat (virtually) with owner of The Pony Bar in NYC Dan McLaughlin! We talk about life, how he got into the craft beer scene, NYC, The Pony Bar, and keeping it all going during the pandemic. Grab a drink and enjoy!

In Ep 41 I welcome I welcome Steve Barnes to the show! Steve has been at the Times Union since 1996 and we chat about the evolution of the business, his popular Table Hopping blog, how he got into journalism, and even a little bit about exotic dancers. Check it out!

For Episode 40 I am hanging out (virtually) and doing some day drinking with Tim Walton! We talk about everything Tim is up to with 518 Brews and the other 518 Facebook groups as well as Tim's Kitchen and his business Paladin Media LLC. Grab a drink and enjoy!

For Ep 39 I am hanging out (virtually) with local musician Josh Casano! We have some drinks and chat about life, music, and smoking meat. Enjoy!

In Episode 38 I have some beers and hang out virtually with Jeff Morad the Program Director at WEQX! We drink, laugh, and talk about all kinds of nonsense including EQX, some favorite moments, how he got into radio, beer, and even the last time he saw his own chin that's under that iconic beard of his. Have a beer and enjoy the last episode of 2020!

For Ep 37 I hang out and have a beer with owner of The Ruck in Troy, NY Dave Gardell. Starting as the door man and working his way to owner Dave has been part with The Ruck since it opened in 1998. We chat about The Ruck's evolution, the affects of Covid, and Dave's passion for craft beer and the community. Eat, Drink, and be Merry!

In episode 36 I chat with co-owner of The Hollow Bar & Kitchen Dora Philip! We talk all about Dora's time living in NYC, how The Hollow came to be, live shows, how local Covid impacted businesses in downtown Albany are supporting each other, the Restart and Save Our Stages Acts and how you can help. Check it out!

In Ep 35 I talk with Jack McGarry, Co-owner of The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog in lower Manhattan! Topics include coming up through the hospitality industry in Ireland, opening a truly authentic award winning Irish Pub in NYC, being the youngest to ever win International Bartender of the Year, how Covid has affected the business, and his hopes for the future. Enjoy!

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