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Oct 6, 2018

Hair of the Dog Brewing has been a Portland craft beer staple for 25 years.  This week, founder Alan Sprints joins us on the show.  We talk about the old days on the craft beer frontier, extreme brewing, the biggest challenges facing new brewers today, why he chose to keep his brewery small, his $800 bottle offerings, and what's in store for his upcoming 25th Anniversary.

Beer Guys Radio Craft Beer Podcast 145

Episode Guide:

Sponsor thanks and show intro | 0:00
Beer Guys week in review | 02:40
Beers of the Week | 04:30
Beer Guys collab STREWZü preview | 06:02
Craft beer news | 6:30
- Lagunitas layoffs
- Scofflaw UK Trump controversy
- New Jersey brewery laws take a step back
Alan Sprints Interview | 12:28
Hair of the Dog Fred / Fred Eckhardt | 12:40
Brewing outside the lines | 13:50
Back it up, introducing Alan Sprints | 14:26
Life before Hair of the Dog | 14:40
Making "holiday beers" year round | 15:30
Sprints on what it takes to be a brewer | 16:10
Travel and brewing around the world | 17:18
Starting in 1990s Portland | 18:20
1990s Portland beer scene vs. today | 19:00
Georgia beer boom | 20:40
Get your Hoppy Halloween tee | 23:28
Hair of the Dog brewery equipment | 24:10
Keeping it small | 24:38
Brewing around the clock | 25:37
Brewing Adam in Germany | 26:38
An Adam from Adam with Adam | 27:10
Hair of the Dog 25th Anniversary and reflection | 27:43
Exploring creativity through brewing | 28:30
Brewing Don and the Horse Brass Pub | 28:40
Sharing your passion | 29:59
"The Godfather" on extreme beer | 31:00
Scaring a Reinheitsgebot brewer | 32:20
Sprints on the challenges for new brewers | 34:30
Changing definition of extreme beer | 35:26
Brewing in concrete fermenters (From the Stone beers) | 36:23
Brewing alternative vessels (wood barrels and amphoras | 38:25
Hair of the Dog's most expensive beer: Dave | 40:19
Pairing cigars and beer | 42:45
Outro | 43:55

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