Michael Marquess of Flagstaff's Mother Road Brewing Company joins the BeerWise Podcast

Mother Road Brewing Company’s Michael Marquess joins the BeerWise Podcast

This episode, I am joined by Michael Marquess, the founder and president of Mother Road Brewing Company in Flagstaff, Arizona. Mother Road Brewing was the first stop on a tour of Flagstaff breweries that I recently took courtesy of Visit Flagstaff. Michael was nice enough to sit down with me in the brewery’s taproom and talk about Mother Road and the brewery’s history over pints of Sunday Drive, Mother Road’s crisp lager.

Preben Olsen and Michael Payne from Aardwolf Brewing on BeerWise podcast

Aardwolf Brewing Company’s Preben Olsen & Michael Payne join the BeerWise Podcast

This episode, I am joined by Aardwolf Brewing Company owner Preben Olsen and head brewer Michael Payne. Aardwolf Brewing has been a mainstay in the Jacksonville, Florida beer scene since 2013 when they opened as a beer bar and progressed to brewing their own beer. Preben and Michael discuss Aardwolf’s origins and how they came to start brewing in an historic ice factory in the San Marco area of the city.

Southern Swells on BeerWise podcast

Corey Adams of Southern Swells Brewing joins the BeerWise Podcast

This episode, I am joined by Corey Adams of Southern Swells Brewing. Southern Swells just celebrated 6 years in the Jacksonville, Florida beer scene. Through it all, their beer lineup has been anchored by New England IPAs, especially their Karate In The Garage made with cryo Mosaic hops. Aside from that one particular beer, Southern Swells lineup changes continually. During this visit, Southern Swells still had Where the Citra Things Are, a session IPA made with every form of Citra hops available to purchase.

Cigar City Brewing founder Joey Redner on BeerWise Podcast

Cigar City Brewing founder Joey Redner is the latest guest on the BeerWise Podcast

Cigar City Brewing founder Joey Redner joins us in this episode of the BeerWise Podcast.

Growing up in the city of Tampa, Joey Redner built one of the most iconic breweries in Tampa’s history, but that is not what he intended when writing Cigar City Brewing’s initial business plan. Joey insists that he never intended for the brewery to grow as big as it did, and Joey shares what he has learned and some business thoughts on craft beer.