Beer Life

Beer Life is a podcast chatting with the folks behind the beer in this collaborative and distinctly unique business. Jorden Foss, co-owner and operator of Steel & Oak Brewing Co. in New Westminster, British Columbia, ...more

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September 13, 2019 01:05:28
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Ep. 9 - Leah Heneghan from Vancouver Craft Beer Week

In the ninth episode of Beer Life we talk with Leah Heneghan from Vancouver Craft Beer Week. Jorden and Leah discuss VCBW and everything that goes into organizing such a massive event. They'll talk about how VCBW has evolved over the years and how it all got started 10 years ago. Also, Jorden asks how come some breweries continue to get kicked out. ...

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August 30, 2019 01:01:03
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Ep. 8 - Julia Hanlon from Steamworks Brewery

In the eighth episode of Beer Life we talk with Julia Hanlon from Steamworks Brewery. Jorden and Julia discuss her days working at Molson and why she went from big beer to craft. We also talk to Julia about her training process and how she keeps churning out brewers who always seem to get poached by other breweries. ...

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August 16, 2019 01:12:12
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Ep. 7 - Chris Bjerrisgaard from Vancouver Island Brewery

In the seventh episode of Beer Life we talk with Chris Bjerrisgaard from Vancouver Island Brewery and Vancouver Craft Beer Week. Jorden and Chris talk about his involvement in Vancouver Craft Beer Week and the missteps with the first rebrand of Vancouver Island Brewery and how they fixed it. They also discuss how doing business on Vancouver Island is very different than in Metro Vancouver and why mainland based breweries often struggle selling beer on the island. ...

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August 02, 2019 01:00:17
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Ep. 6 - Chloe Smith from Townsite Brewing

In the sixth episode of Beer Life we chat with Chloe Smith from Townsite Brewing in Powell River, BC. Jorden and Chloe talk about her start in Montreal where she met her husband and Townsite Brewmaster Cedric, their desicion to move to Powell River and open a craft brewery in a small community. We also discuss her work with the BC Craft Brewers Guild as well as the Canadian Guild and the current challenges the industry is facing. ...

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July 19, 2019 01:09:28
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Ep. 5 - Adam Crandall from Moody Ales

In the fifth episode of Beer Life we chat with Adam Crandall from Moody Ales in Port Moody. Jorden and Adam talk about his ever changing beer line up and all the different formats they come in. We also discuss his new brewery project The Bakery on Brewer's Row in Port Moody. ...

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July 05, 2019 01:31:13
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Ep. 4 - Jamie Garbutt from Steel & Oak Brewing Co.

In the fourth episode of Beer Life we chat with Jamie Garbutt, co-owner of Steel & Oak Brewing Co. Jorden and Jamie talk about S&O's upcoming 5th anniversary and all the disasters Jamie caused in the weeks leading up to opening the brewery. They also discuss what the future holds for Steel & Oak! ...

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