craft beer

120 – Sustainability

The beer industry contributes, both directly and indirectly, to a lot of environmental issues that we often overlook. Some of these things aren’t accounted for because of the sheer cost of implementation while others might be pure ignorance. The guys look into some of the things the brewing world isn’t doing from a sustainability standpoint…

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119 – Craft Beer is the New Balance of Alcohol

The Brewers Association provided a state of the industry at the Craft Brewers Conference that included the grim news that 2024 has reported more brewery closures than openings for the first time. The guys digest this news and talk about some other perceptions of the industry almost half way through the year. Get coffee delivered…

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118 – More Horror Stories

The show has covered horror stories working in the brewery and dealing with customers but today’s episode takes a different direction to frustrating stories. The guys talk about dealing with vendors, solicitors and other folks that think they should be doing business with breweries. Get coffee delivered to your door with Trade. Follow United We Drink on their…

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117 – Events

There was a time when you could find beer related events going on almost every day of the week at local bars and restaurants. A tap takeover here. A pint night there. Today those events seem almost extinct. The guys talk about these events, why they don’t seem to happen anymore and if there is…

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116 – Pay

Pay for brewery employees has been a subject talked about in circles for years. In comparison to similar trade and manual labor jobs many brewery salaries don’t match up. High overhead, low margins and poor market portrayal (affordable luxuary) have been reasons given for why breweries can’t provide higher wages. The guys tackle this subject….

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115 – Grab Bag

Grab bag time! The guys talk about a variety of topics including hefeweizens, branding and Cigar City. Get coffee delivered to your door with Trade. Follow United We Drink on their social media channels.TwitterInstagramFacebook

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114 – Beer Awards

Tim Johnson joins the podcast as a new co-host and the guys talk about beer awards. Do they actually mean anything? Get coffee delivered to your door with Trade. Follow United We Drink on their social media channels.TwitterInstagramFacebook

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113 – Why

The word “why” can begin a lot of questions in relation to the beer industry. Mike and Kevin propose a number of these questions to each other to see what they think is the right answer. Get coffee delivered to your door with Trade. Follow United We Drink on their social media channels.TwitterInstagramFacebook

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112 – Taprooms

Taprooms, or tasting rooms to some, have evolved considerably over the last decade for breweries. A spot that was once considered, by many, to be a place to introduce people to their beer that can then be bought out in the market have turned into full scale bars and restaurants with the goal of keeping…

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110 – Pricing

Kevin tells the story of a voicemail he received from someone upset about his beer’s availability and price. The guys talk about what goes into pricing of beer once the consumer sees it in a retails store. Get coffee delivered to your door with Trade. Follow United We Drink on their social media channels.TwitterInstagramFacebook

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