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Posts ByKindsey Bernhard, Author at PorchDrinking.com

Boys Are From Märzen Podcast | Kim Collins Guardian Brewing

April 9, 2021 |

In Episode 37 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard converses with Kim Collins, owner and head brewer at Guardian Brewing Company in Saugatuck, Michigan.

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Boys Are From Märzen Podcast | Sheila Garcia Hold Out Brewing

April 6, 2021 |

In Episode 36 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard converses with Sheila Garcia, the Marketing & Hospitality Manager at Hold Out Brewing, the Austin Chapter Co-Leader of the Pink Boots Society and is a Board Member of the Texas Craft Brewers Guild.

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Boys Are From Märzen Podcast | Kelly McKnight New Belgium Brewing

April 2, 2021 |

In Episode 35 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined with Kelly McKnight of New Belgium Brewing.

Kelly McKnight is a pilot brewer at New Belgium Brewing in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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Lawson’s Finest Liquids Super Session Series Aims to Educate Drinkers on Hops

March 31, 2021 |

The marketing trend of low-calorie, low-carb, low-ABV India Pale Ales continues to gain popularity and prominence in craft beer. While breweries are just now creating recipes for these types of IPAs, Lawson’s Finest Liquids has been way ahead of this trend since the launch of their Super Session Series in 2015.

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Boys Are From Märzen Podcast | Ren Navarro ‘Beer.Diversity.’

March 30, 2021 |

In Episode 34 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined with Ren Navarro of Beer.Diversity.

Through Beer.Diversity., Navarro addresses the lack of diversity and inclusion in the beer, wine and distilling industry and how these industries can improve through talks and consultations.

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Boys Are From Märzen Podcast | Diamon Bell ‘Beer Is Not For Boys’

March 26, 2021 |

In Episode 33 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined by Diamon Bell of Beer Is Not For Boys.

Bell decided to start Beer Is Not For Boys to show that women love craft beer just as much as men, if not more.

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Braxton Brewing Starts New Year with the Debut of Two New Products

March 25, 2021 |

Braxton Brewing was ready to leave 2020 in the past and start the new year off right. The Northern Kentucky brewery did just that by debuting two new products, a new variety pack as part of their VIVE Hard Seltzer brand and a collaboration beer with a legendary Cincinnati ice cream company.

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Boys Are From Märzen Podcast | Eugenia Brown ‘Black Beer Chick’

March 18, 2021 |

In Episode 32 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined with Eugenia Brown, founder of Beer Chick, LLC.

The Charlotte resident has turned her love of craft beer into helping other women of color who want to work in the beer industry through her Road to 100 initiative.

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Women in Beer | Martha Ann Amber Ale Hopkinsville Brewing Co.

March 16, 2021 |

Have you ever wanted to have a beer named after yourself? Well, all you need to do is found a city and then have a brewery open in that city 172 years later.

That’s what happened to Martha Ann Wood. Wood and her husband Bartholomew settled and founded the city of Hopkinsville, KY in 1796. There, Martha and her husband spent the rest of their lives with their 11 children.

In September of 2016, 172 later, another woman came and founded the city’s first and only craft brewery in Hopkinsville. Kate Russell founded Hopkinsville Brewing Co. and has since changed the minds of many small-town Kentuckians about what craft beer is.

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Boys Are From Märzen Podcast | Megan Stone & Jackie DiBella

March 15, 2021 |

In Episode 31 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined by Megan Stone, media coordinator at Societe Brewing Co., and Jackie DiBella, co-founder of the Craft Beer Marketing Awards.

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Boys Are From Märzen Podcast | Gillian Larson Firestone Walker Ambassador

March 9, 2021 |

In Episode 30 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined by Gillian Larson, a thru rider and adventure ambassador for Firestone Walker Brewing.

Larson has logged 10,000 backcountry miles with her two horses, including traveling three times from Mexico to Canada.

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DuClaw Brewing Co. Wants You to ‘Give a Crap’

March 7, 2021 |

Send a poop, get a six-pack. That’s what DuClaw Brewing Co. is asking people to do for their “Give a Crap Campaign.” The Baltimore brewery has partnered with Squatty Potty and the Colon Cancer Foundation to raise awareness for colon cancer and reach the foundation’s yearly goal of providing 10,000 colorectal cancer screenings to underserved communities in 2021.

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Boys Are From Märzen Podcast | Jen Blair New Realm Brewing

March 5, 2021 |

In Episode 29 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Jen Blair of New Realm Brewing joins Kindsey Bernhard.

Jen Blair is the Beer Program Manager at New Realm, co-host of False Bottomed Girls podcast and on the American Homebrewers Association Governing Committee.

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Kentucky’s First Sake Company to Open Mid-Spring

March 3, 2021 |

Most people’s experience with sake is at the Hibachi grill when the chef sprays it into your mouth from three feet away. You either nail it or you leave the restaurant with sake all over your shirt. That’s the extent of your knowledge of the Japanese rice fermented alcoholic beverage. The Void Sake Company in Lexington, KY is ready to change people’s perception of sake and that it’s more than just a fun part of your Hibachi dinner.

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Boys Are From Märzen Podcast | Ruvani de Silva

February 25, 2021 |

In Episode 28 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Ruvani de Silva of PorchDrinking joins Kindsey Bernhard.

Ruvani de Silva is a beer writer with bylines on PorchDrinking, Craft Beer Austin, Good Beer Hunting and much more!

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Boys Are From Märzen Podcast | Jessi Flynn Kweza Craft Brewery

February 23, 2021 |

In Episode 27 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Jessi Flynn of Kweza Craft Brewery in Kigali, Rwanda joins Kindsey Bernhard.

Flynn is the managing director of Kweza Craft Brewery, the first craft brewery in Rwanda; it is also owned and led by women. 

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5 Questions with Country Boy Brewing Co-Founder & Brand Manager Daniel Harrison

February 20, 2021 |

Country Boy Brewing opened in Lexington in 2012 by four Kentuckians, Daniel “DH” Harrison, Jeff Beagle, Evan Coppage and Nathan Coppage. Their four core beers Cougar Bait Blonde Ale, Shotgun Wedding Vanilla Brown Ale, Cliff Jumper IPA and Halfway Home American Pale Ale quickly gained popularity among craft beer drinkers across the Bluegrass State.

In February of 2017, Country Boy Brewing opened a 22,500 sq ft. taproom and production facility in Georgetown, Ky, just 19 miles from its original location in Lexington. And in May of 2019, Country Boy added a $1.8 million expansion to the Georgetown facility, adding 19,000 sq. ft. This weekend, Country Boy Brewing celebrates nine years of brewing craft beer in Kentucky.

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Boys Are From Märzen Podcast | Natalya Watson Beer With Nat

February 19, 2021 |

In Episode 26 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard is joined by Natalya Watson, founder of Virtual Beer School, an online course that helps people prepare for the Cicerone Certification Program’s Certified Beer Server and Certified Cicerone exam.

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Ultimate 6er | Spruce Up Your Love Life

February 17, 2021 |

February is the month of love and Valentine’s Day just passed. Like most people, you might be having a hard time finding love right now because of COVID-19. That’s okay. PorchDrinking is here to help. This Ultimate 6er is going to help help you “Spruce Up Your Love Life” and guide you to some delicious spruce and pine beers.

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Kentucky Breweries Fighting for Right to Self Distribute Beer

February 16, 2021 |

The three tier-system was instituted after the fall of Prohibition as a means to prevent monopolies and corruption from engulfing the craft beer industry. However as the beer industry has flourished in the modern era, many states have recognized that the institution of distribution isn’t completely black and white. As it currently stands, 39 states across the U.S. have made it possible for breweries to sell their own beer directly to licensed retailers, bars and restaurants. This has allowed thousands of small independent breweries across the country the opportunity to grow more quickly with greater access to market. Kentucky is not currently one of those states.

However, Kentucky breweries have introduced legislation to change that. The Kentucky Guild of Brewers and its brewery members introduced Senate Bill 15 to the Senate to Committee on Committees on Feb. 3, 2021. The proposed legislation advocates for two things. First, it would allow brewers to self-distribute up to an annual total of 2,500 barrels per year. Second, it addresses the unfair contractual relationships between the distributors and craft breweries.

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