Episode #28 Blood, Sweat, and Beer & Front Street Brewery

Welcome back! We all hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday! We are back with a new episode that focuses on the Blood. Sweat and Tears in the Beer industry. Skyping in with us today are the co-directors of the documentary Blood, Sweat, and Beer, Chip Hiden and Alexis Irvin.

Blood_Sweat_Beer_Logo2“Blood, Sweat, and Beer is a feature documentary about the explosive growth of the craft beer industry and the dramatic journeys of two start-up breweries.
The film follows a trio of 23-year-olds as they struggle to start The Brew Gentlemen Beer Company in Braddock, PA. Matt, Asa, and Brandon hope their brewery will help this once-prosperous steel town bounce back from decades of neglect, violence, and population loss.
The film also tells the emotional story of Danny Robinson, a boardwalk brewery owner and restaurateur whose empire is threatened by an aggressive trademark lawsuit that could leave him penniless.” The trailer can be seen here

 

Around Town:
Joe and Daan explore Wilmington’s Front Street Brewery and get a chance to sit down with Kelsie Cole, FSB’s Head Brewer.

Industry News:

  • Ballast point sold for 1Billion
  • DFH – Brewed by far the hoppiest beer on the planet. Scientifically registering 658IBU’s  (Hoo Lawd). Sam Please send me a bottle!
  • .Salud Bottle Shop Brewed inaugural first batch. 100% brett IPA with Citra.

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