We've got a few of the panel discussions from this years Great American Beer Festival ready for download for you BNer's! I am going to post links to them here for now while I set up a separate podcast feed for these types of special events, as well as a new page on the website for them. For now, grab them from here and link others who want them here as well please:What's New in Brew:
Join Join Patrick Rue (The Bruery) and Scott Vaccaro (Captain Lawrence Brewing Co) as they discuss whatâ€™s on the horizon in craft brewing. From new things going on with IPAs to American-Belgian hybrid beers to new types of barrels being used for aging, find out what lies ahead for the craft brewing industry. http://www.thebrewingnetwork.com/member ... rewing.mp3Building a Pub Culture:
Join panelists Chris Black (Falling Rock, CO.), Christian Ettinger (Hopworks Urban Brewery, OR.), and Vic Krajl (The Bistro, CA.), as they talk about building a pub culture around craft beer in the U.S. Each one has a unique perspective on what it takes to get enthusiasts involved and how to push the envelope in pub culture and innovation. Also, Chris Black is just funny as hell to listen to as he tells his tales of the beer world.http://www.thebrewingnetwork.com/member ... ulture.mp3A Taste of Alaska
Come taste beer the Alaskan way. Join Geoff Larson of Alaskan Brewing Company and learn about what makes Alaskan-made beer unique. Hear about special beers from the brewery, including a couple of vintages of Alaskan Smoked Porter.http://www.thebrewingnetwork.com/member ... rewing.mp3Collaborative Evil
Collaborative Evil 2009 - collaborating brewers took a base style and made it uniquely their own. This year, a Belgian inspired Golden Strong Ale is the style. The brewers are then asked to make it their own by adjusting one or two parameters. Join brewers from Fatheads Brewery and Grill, FiftyFifty Brewing, Flossmoor Station, Lucky Bucket Brewing Co., Oakshire Brewing, Sacramento Brewing, Silver Peak Brewing, Speakeasy Brewing Co., and Valley Brewinghttp://www.thebrewingnetwork.com/member ... veEvil.mp3
We may have a couple more panels for download and we also have condensed videos of each panel in post-production now. Stay tuned here and to the homepage for updates.