Suds Up: Local Beer Podcast Brews Big Following

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2013-12-07 18.00.44-1The Biercast is a podcast fully devoted to—what else?—beer, and its ties with culture. The concept comes from Andrew Camp and Eric Baker, two friends who met at a dry college campus, oddly enough. Today, both guys are approaching 30 and have observed something captivating about grabbing drinks with friends.

“We noticed that our conversations got super-interesting when our group of friends got together over a beer,” Camp says about why they decided to launch a podcast. “So we thought the dynamic of that conversation could be fun for listeners of a podcast, especially those interested in beer.”

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EPISODE 35 | ANDERSON BREWFEST

In this episode Eric, Andrew, Cosmic Kev, Whitney, Alison, and even more friends attend the Anderson Brewfest! We meet up with old friends, drink great beer, and engage in the typical shenanigans. Read more [...]

EPISODE 33 | JAKE KOENEMAN FROM HOOSIER BEER GEEK

Eric and Andrew start out season two of The Biercast with their close friend Jake Koeneman from Hoosier Beer Geek. They discuss several beer related topics, including what it’s like to kick someone out of a beer festival.

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HOW TO DRINK ALL NIGHT WITHOUT GETTING DRUNK

“That guy from the TV commercials!” That’s what they call him, either because they don’t know his name, or are by now too drunk to remember it. As the co-founder and chairman of the Boston Beer Company, he has appeared in countless Sam Adams commercials over thirty years. And, while this always-smiling man is a regular guy like you and me while walking the street, the second he enters a bar Jim Koch becomes a celebrity. Read Full Story Read more [...]

POTENTIAL ANDERSON BREWPUB NEEDS YOUR HELP

A new brewpub is looking to set up in Anderson, Indiana and needs to assess demand. These fellas are close friends of the show, and we would really appreciate if you could take 90 seconds to fill out their market survey. MAKE SURE TO SHARE AND LIKE ON SOCIAL MEDIA! Thanks for all of your help and support, The Biercast Read more [...]

WATCH: Craft beer, delivered by drone

Here is the best drone delivery scheme we've seen yet. Inspired by Jeff Bezos's announced intentions to one day ship Amazon products via drones (don't hold your breath, it's a ways off), Jack Supple, president of Stevens Point, Wisconsin-based Lakemaid Beer, decided to try delivering his company's beer via drone to ice fishermen on frozen Lake Waconia. Read Full Story Read more [...]

Jelly Belly Candy Company introduces ‘Draft Beer’-flavored jelly beans

(Fairfield, CA) – When candy makers at Jelly Belly Candy Company set out to create the world’s first beer flavored jelly bean, the question wasn’t how; it was what. Ale or Lager? Stout? Lambic? Pilsner? In the end, the company opted to pay homage to its German ancestry with a Hefeweizen-inspired ale flavor, and flavor will debut at Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco and ISM in Cologne, Germany. Beer has been a highly-requested flavor by consumers for decades. Jelly Belly is known Read more [...]

Flat 12 Bierwerks expanding distribution to Kentucky, launching Louisville with River City

(Indianapolis, IN) – Flat 12 Bierwerks, an Indianapolis based craft brewery, is expanding its distribution into Kentucky. River City Distributing, a beverage distributor based in Louisville, Kentucky, will help launch and represent the product in the Louisville area. “This is a natural step across the Ohio River for Flat 12. We’ve had a good relationship with the southern part of our state and we’re happy to now extend that to Louisville,” said Rob Caputo, Flat 12’s Co-Founder and Read more [...]