Our 80th Episode is here! To celebrate we are coming to you LIVE from Thorn Street Brewery with Tom Kiely (Sales & Logistics) and Dennis O Conner (Owner). Together we jump into the hard conversation – what is “craft” and what is “local”? We also discuss issues regarding distribution and we discuss how beer drinkers in San Diego can continue to support our great local community. Plus so much more!
Its our 80th Episode and to celebrate we could not be more excited to be coming to you LIVE from Thorn Street Brewery in North Park. We sit down with Tom Kiely (Sales and Logistics) and Dennis O Connor (Owner) from Thorn Street Brewery and what came from our time together might be our most interesting and important episode yet. Get to know Tom and Dennis and their craft beer journey and hear about their deep rooted passion for craft beer in San Diego. We discuss the recent SDBeer Forum and what Tom took away from it which leads into some hard conversation based on the current climate of craft beer in both San Diego and beyond. Hear all about their thoughts on issues regarding distribution in craft beer and hear how they want to combat the issue. We discuss why supporting “local” and particularly local craft beer is so important and hear why Thorn Street feels this way and how they support a strong sense of community. Plus, don’t miss out as we discuss what is craft and what is local. We also discuss how we as consumer can keep our money in town as well as what job creation means in the beer community. Also, hear how you as a beer drinker can help to support your local breweries and community to continue to thrive. All of this plus so much more including news from Thorn Street including news on their upcoming location in Barrio Logan and hear why they chose this awesome neighborhood. There is too much to even list all of what we discuss on our big 80th episode, but this is one you do not want to miss.
Opening Track – “Conversations” by Brothers Weiss. From their EP Conversations available now!
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