Episode 100 is here! To ring in a special episode for us we are honored to sit down with Paul Segura – Brewmaster and one of the pioneers of our great local beer community. Hear his craft beer journey from home brewing to Brewmaster. Plus we discuss Karl’s 28th Anniversary, we get a great San Diego Beer history lesson plus hear some huge news coming from one of our favorite breweries.
We’ve made it – Our 100th episode is finally here! To ring in our biggest episode to date we were honored to sit down with one of the true pioneers behind our beautiful San Diego craft beer community – Mr. Paul Segura – Brewmaster of Karl Strauss Brewing Company. Karl Strauss is celebrating their 28th Anniversary with the annual Changing of the Barrels event this month. Hear all about the great things happening at this awesome anniversary event including specialty beers available, food and beer pairings and much more. Plus, tune in as we get an inside scoop on the 28th Anniversary beer coming out of the barrels plus an on air tasting – Right out of the tanks! Plus, hear how Anniversary beers are chosen and learn about the 29th Anniversary Imperial Saison. We also dive into Paul’s history and career in brewing from when he first started home brewing all the way to 2017 and how he helped craft San Diego into one of the best beer cities that it is today. Plus, don’t miss out on some of Paul’s great stories involving some familiar names in San Diego’s beer community while getting a true San Diego craft beer history lesson. Hear what the beer community was like towards the beginning and how it has changed leading to today including an inside scoop at the difficulty of introducing new beer styles to the market back in the early 90s. Plus, hear about some long retired beers from Karl Strauss Brewing Company. Hear all about how Karl Strauss continues to innovate and change the brewing game year after year including hear all about how both Mosaic Session and Aurora Hoppyalis were created and why they feel it is so important to keep doing new and creative things in San Diego. Plus, hear all about this past GABF where Karl brought home 4 medals and Mid Size Brewery of the Year. Hear some huge news about a couple collaborations coming in 2017 including a big beer dinner. Plus, hear Paul’s thoughts on the beer community and some of the beers and local breweries he enjoys on his time off. Also, hear some inside news on the Santee location and where it stands currently. All this plus much more including Tom dancing on cars, cellar aging select Karl beers, making people sick to steal event tickets, hear about Karl Strauss’ R&D program, the hazy beer trend plus to much more. Thank YOU for listening each of our 100 episodes! Cheers to 100 more!
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